Chikara Umihara
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Chikara Umihara


Born 1974, Tokyo, Japan

Resides and works in Tokyo and New York


Education

2013 MFA Photography, Hartford Art School, Connecticut

2000 B.A. Literature, Waseda University, Tokyo


Award

2015 - 2017 Visiting Artist Fellowship, Hartford Art School, Connecticut

2012 Merit Scholarship, Hartford Art School, Connecticut

2011 Director's Award, Hartford Art School, Connecticut

2011 Merit Scholarship, Hartford Art School, Connecticut

2011 the 2010 Hey, Hot Shot! Ne Plus Ultra, A Jen Bekman Project, New York

2011 new directions 2011, wall space gallery, Santa Barbara + Seattle

2010 Hot Shots 2010, Hey, Hot shot! A Jen Bekman Project, New York

2010 Review Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010 Present Tense: 15th Annual Photographic Competition, Photographic Center NW, Seattle

2007 Directors Fund Scholarship, International Center of Photography, New York


Exhibition

2015 Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, Connecticut

2013 Sprit Seconds 25CPW, New York

2013 Split Seconds, Joseloff Gallery, Connecticut

2013 ten, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York

2012 Long Lonely Swims, Kominek Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2012 O FIM, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

2012 DUST AND SCRATCHES, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

2011 Hey Hot Shot! 2010 Showcase, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York

2011 new directions 2011, wall space gallery, Santa Barbara + Seattle

2010 Present Tense: 15th Annual Photographic Competition, Photographic Center NW, Seattle

2007 SHIFT, International Center of Photography, New York


Bibliography

2014 Issue 3: The United States (2003 - 2013), Mossless

2012 Long lonely Swims

2007 SHIFT vol.2, International Center of Photography, New York



Online Publications / Press / Interviews / Misc.

2012 Art Photo Index

2011 Hey, Hot Shot!

2011 Esquire Russia

2011 SNAP! Emerging Artists Auction, Aperture Foundation, New York