Masaco Kuroda



Education

2005-08 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BFA, Emphasis on Fiber, Sculpture, Drawing
2002-05 Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA
AA in Art, Emphasis on Painting & Drawing, Sculpture, Art History
2001-04 Cuyamaca College, El Cajon, CA
Major in Art, Emphasis on Painting and Drawing

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 "The 6th Kashiwara Biennale" Kashiwara, Osaka, Japan
"The 7th Midsummer Art Festival" Gallery Kiku, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
2013 "The 6th Midsummer Art Festival" Gallery Kiku, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
"The Sketchbook Project 2013" the Summer Tour, USA and Canada
2012 "The 5th Midsummer Art Festival" Gallery Kiku, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
2009 "Grossmont College Art Alumni 2009 Invitational" Hyde Art Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA
2008-09 "No End in Sight" Sullivan Galleries, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2008 "Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition" Gallery 2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2007-08 "Nippon 15: Nippon Steel USA Presidential Award Exhibition" Chicago, IL
"Mapping the Self" Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2007 "Forks, Tables and Napkins" Gallery 2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
"Targeting Johns" Gallery 2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
"Involving Violence" Lasso Gallery at Butcher Shop, Chicago, IL
"Who Art Thou?" Lollapalooza art exhibition, Chicago, IL
2006 "Fit to be Tied" A+B Studios, Chicago, IL
2005 "Nippon Steel USA Presidential Award Exhibition" Chicago, IL
"48th Annual International Exhibition" SDAI, Museum of Living Artist, San Diego, CA
"Get It off Your Chest" Women In The Arts International Juried Exhibition,
      Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
"Closer Apart" Limbo. Fine Art, San Diego, CA
"Love, Lust and the Politics of Dancing" Limbo. Fine Art, San Diego, CA
"Regional Artist Show" SDAI, Museum of Living Artist, San Diego, CA
"One Foot Show" SDAI, Museum of Living Artist, San Diego, CA
2004 "Expressions West 2004" annual competition for painters, Coos Art Musuem, Coos Bay, OR
"Bloom" One night art exhibition at Continental Catering, La Mesa, CA
"Regional Artist Show" SDAI, Museum of Living Artist, San Diego, CA
2003 "Regional Artist Show" SDAI, Museum of Living Artist, San Diego, CA

Awards

2008 Student Leadership Award, Honorable Mention, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2005 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Merit Scholarship
Grossmont College Hyde Art Gallery Student Exhibition, Art Council Award
25th Annual College Photography Contest Finalist Selection, Photographer's Forum magazine
Todd Longstreth Photographic Arts Scholarship
2004 SDAI August Regional Artists Show, Juror's Choice
SDAI July Regional Artists Show, Honorable Mention
Expressions West 2004, Entry of Merit, Coos Art Museum

Publication

2008 US Shimbun "Nippon Steel USA Promotes 15th Annual SAIC Student Art Exhibit"
http://www.usshimbun.com/interview/interview-saic2008.html
The Chicago Shimpo: The Chicago Japanese American News, Volume 5701 (24), February 22, 2008,
"A Business Meets Arts: The Art Appreciation Program Marks 15th Anniversary"
2007 F News Magazine, December edition, Artist Profile, The School fo the Art Institute of Chicago
Newcity Chicago, review by Jason Foumberg, Involving Violence at Lasso Gallery
Turkey Red Journal, Volume 13 Issue 1, Nature's Gallery, Student Work, turkeyredjournal.com
2005 Best of College Photography Annual 2005, Photographer's Forum
Acorn Review, Annual literary publication, Grossmont College