NAOMI SHIGETA


BORN 1968, Gunma, Japan

EDUCATION
1997 B.F.A. Fine Arts (Painting) Magna cum Laude, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1997 B.S. Fine Arts, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
1996 Painting & Drawing Study Program, Sienna, Italy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Lines, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2014 Foundation, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2012 Timekeeper, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2010 Path to Passage, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2008 Communication With Nature, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2006 Carried, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2005 Whereabouts, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2003 Formative, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2002 Pulse, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2001 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
1999 11 Hour Flight, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 Vita Gallery, Portland, OR

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Group Exhibition of Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR

2016  Cultural Perspective Part II, Seattle Municipal Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016  Cultural Perspective Part III, Seattle Municipal Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014 New Work by Gallery Artists, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2011 Drawing Exhibition: Invitational, curated by Pamela Morris, Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2007 Drawn: Explorations in Line, Archer Gallery, curated by Marjorie Hirsh, Clark College, Vancouver, WA
2006 Recent Acquisitions - Seattle Public Utilities Portable Works Collection, Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR
2000 20th Annual Northwest Art Exhibition, The Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA
2000 National Prize Show, The Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
Juried by Carl Belz, Director Emeritus Rose Art Museum
1999 Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1999 National Prize Show, Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, MA
Juried by Peter Rathbone, Sotheby's NY, and Eliza Rathbone Phillips Collection Washington, D.C.
1998 Make a Wish, Invitational Exhibit, Vita Gallery, Portland, OR
1998 Horizontal Exhibition, Vita Gallery, Portland, OR
1997 B.F.A. Exchange Exhibition, Recollection, Watermark I, Eugene, OR
1997 Laverne Krause Gallery Exhibition, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

PUBLIC ART
2001/2002 Design Team, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR

COLLECTIONS
Fidelity Investments Corporate Art Collection, Boston, MA
Multnomah County Portable Works Collection, Portland, OR
City of Seattle Portable Works Collection, Seattle, WA
Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR
The Drawing Center, Viewing Program, New York, NY
Oregon Health & Science University, Marquam Hill Art Committee, Portland, OR

GRANTS, AWARDS, HONORS
2016 Curator's Choice, Cascade AIDS Project Auction, Portland, OR
2016 Purchasing Award, City of Seattle, Portable Works Cultural Perspective
2014 Purchasing Award, City of Portland Collection, RACC, Portland, OR 2007 Art For Life, Cascade AIDS Project, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
2006 OHSU, Permanent Art Collection, Portland, OR
2006 Art For Life, Cascade AIDS Project, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
2006 The Metropolitan Artists Competition, Finalist, Hoyt Street Properties, Portland, OR
2005 Purchase Award, Seattle Public Portable Works Collection
2005 Live Auction, Art for Life, Cascade Aids Project, Montgomery Park Building, Portland, OR
Curators: Greg Bell, 4Culture, Seattle, WA; John Buchanan and Bruce Guenther, Portland Art Museum, OR
2004 Art for Life, Cascade AIDS Project, Montgomery Park Building, Portland, OR
2003 Art for Life, Cascade AIDS Project, Wieden & Kennedy Building, Portland, OR
2001 Live Auction, Cascade AIDS Project, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2001 Juried Live Auction, Cascade AIDS Project, 10th Annual Benefit, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
Juror: John Buchanan, Executive Director, Portland Art Museum, OR
1999 Purchasing Award, City of Portland Collection, Regional Arts & Cultural Council, Portland, OR
1999 Grant, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
1999 Artist in Residency (painting), Villa Montalvo, Saratoga, CA
1998 Artist in Residency (painting), Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
1998 Freeman Fellowship Alternate Artist Grant
1997 Artist in Residency (painting), Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

PUBLICATIONS
2012 Richard Speer, "Naomi Shigeta: Timekeeper," Willamette Week, Oct. 20
2010 Richard Speer, "Naomi Shigeta: Path to Passage" at Augen Gallery," Editorial Recommendation, October, Visual Art Source (illustrated)
2008 Ronault L.S. Catalani, "Where Air and Water Meet," The Asian Reporter, June 17, p. 17 & 20 (illustrated)
2008 Jeff Jahn, Port, June 3rd and June 24th, www.portlandart.net
2007 Rachel Chapman, "Archer Gallery's new exhibit," The Independent Online, June
2005 D.K. Row, The Oregonian, "Shows of Note," Portland, OR, June 24, p. 26
2005 The Asian Reporter, Arts Culture and Entertainment, Portland, OR June 14, p. 14 (illustration)
2003 Douglas Bullis, 100 Artists of the West Coast, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2003, pp.160-161
2002 Lois Allen, "Naomi Shigeta at Augen Gallery," Artweek, July/August 2002, cover, pp. 21 & 22 (illustrated)
2001 D.K. Row, The Oregonian, Living Section, Portland, OR February 1 (illustration))
2001 D.K. Row, The Oregonian, A & E Section, Portland, OR January 26
2001 Harriet Klein, "Mind Maps," Digital City (Portland, OR) Arts & Culture, February
2001 Damian Kilby, "Light of the Mind," Portland City Search, Arts, February
1998 Willamette Week, Visual Art Section, Portland, OR, November 9
1998 D.K. Row, "Vita Vision," The Oregonian, Living Section, Portland, OR, August, pp. 1 & 3
1998 D.K. Row, " Cinderella Story," The Oregonian, Arts Section, Portland, OR, June 19, p. 70


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