Oki FUKUNAGA


Education

2003         Johnson Atelier Apprenticeship Program, New Jersey, U.S.A  
                           Certification in Sand Mold Making and Metal Chasing

2000         OSAKA UNIVERSITY OF ARTS, Osaka, Japan                 

                                   Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Metal Craft



Solo Exhibitions

2011          Gallery wks, Osaka, Japan
2007         Gallery Haku, Osaka, Japan
2006         Gallery Kanoko, Osaka, Japan
2005         Gallery Haku3, Osaka, Japan2004         Gallery Haku, Osaka, Japan.
2004         Extension Gallery, Mercerville, New Jersey

 

Group Exhibitions
 

2017      

“Crafts in the Meadow” Tyler State Park Richboro, Pennsylvania  

“MATERIAL MATTERS” Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
“SPACE LINES” Perkins Center for the Arts, Collingswood, NJ
“Making in Place: Art in the Open Philadelphia”
            Scukylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA
“Professional Artist Members Exhibition 2017”
            Main Line Art Center, Haverford, Pennsylvania
2016

“Crafts in the Meadow” Tyler State Park Richboro, Pennsylvania  
“Art in The Open Philadelphia” Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
“Re-Purpose” Core New Art Space, Denver, Colorado
“Trushed Exhibition” Art Works Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey
“Ellarslie Open 33 Juried Exhibit” Trenton City Museum, Prenton, New Jersey
"Sculpture New Hope", New Hope Arts, New Hope, Pennsylvania


2015 

"Tyler park Arts Music & Sculpture Summer Festivla"  Richboro, Pennsylvania

“Art All Day 2015 Exihibiton”  Art Works Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey
“Juried Sculpture Annual 2015” New Hope Arts, New Hope, Pennsylvania
“Innovation JuriedArt Exhibition 2015” Munich Re America, Inc.
“Please Touch Sculpture Exhibition” Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, New Jersey
“Kingston Sculpture Biennial 2015” Kingston, New York
“Upcycle Juried Art Exhibition” Art Works Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey

“Governors Island Art Fair 2015” New York, New York


2014      

  
"Art All Night" Histric Roebling Wire Works, Trenton, New Jersey
“Art All Day Exhibition” Art Works Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey
“10x10 Show” Art Works Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey

2013        

        
"Sculpture New Hope", New Hope Arts, New Hope, Pennsylvania
"Art All Night" Histric Roebling Wire Works, Trenton, New Jersey

"nOgWorks Cast of Characters" Art Works Trenton, Trenton, New Jersey
"2013 Mercer County Cultural Festival" Mercer County Park, West Windsor, NJ
" 84th Annual Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Exhibition" Phillips' Mill, New Hope, PA

2012    

    

“Iron Organism” Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY
"Mercer County Artists 2012," The Gallery Mercer County Community College,
                                                                 West Windsor, New Jersey
"Crossing Cultures Art Exhibit" D&R Greenways Land Trust, Princeton, NJ
"Art All Night 2012," Historic Roebling Wire Works building, Trenton, NJ
"Sculpture New Hope", New Hope Arts Center, New Hope, Pennsylvania               

2011        

"Art Fair Kyoto 2011" Hotel Monterey, Kyoto, Japan
"Art Osaka 2011" Hotel Granvia, Osaka, Japan
"6th Sano Renaissance Cast Metal Show" Sano Cultural Hall, Tochigi, Japan
            

2010        

“Nishinomiya city exhibition” Nishinomiya citizen hall, Hyogo, Japan
“Media’s Day” Konohana Medias, Osaka, Japan
“Nishinomiya Funasaka Biennale 2010” Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
“Mikke Konohana” Osaka, Japan
“not easily seen,” Konohana Medias, Osaka, Japan

 

2009

“Nishinomiya Funasaka Biennale 2009 prologue” Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan

“Aqua Police Osaka 2009” Osaka, Japan

"Aozoraikka" Gakkery Caso, Osaka, Japan

"2nd Comtemporary Sculpture exhibition, May Theater, Osaka, Japan
 

2008        

“2nd Izushi Art Department” Okayama, Japan
“5th Inujima Time”, Inujima Island, Okayama, Japan
"3rd Sano Renaissance Cast Metal Show" Sano Cultural Hall, Tochigi, Japan

 

2007         

“Heading for Tomorrow” Nishio’s House, Osaka, Japan        

“Izushi Art Department” Okayama, Japan
“4th Inujima Time” Inujima Island, Okayama, Japan

2006        

“Things Matter Time” Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka, Japan        

“Creators File vol.4” Gallery Slogadh463, Okayama, Japan        

“Komimaru” Exhibition Hamayashiki House, Osaka, Japan        

“Aozoraikka” CASO, Osaka, Japan

2005        

“Recommend#1” Art Space Charango, Nara, Japan
“Sanda city art exhibition” Sanda citizen hall, Hyogo Japan        

“2nd Inujima Time” Inujima Island, Okayama, Japan

2004         

42nd Hokuriku Chunichi Art Exhibition Ishikawa Art Museum,

                                                       Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

 

2003        

“Lighting Design Show”, Mine Metal/Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York        

“Untitled”, Extension Gallery, Mercerville, New Jersey        

“Vive L'Atelier,” 3rd Street Gallery on 2nd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Commission Work
Kyoto Research Park
Tyler State Park

 

Workshop

2010         

“Senri International School”

Guest artist to present an art workshop for 4th grade children         

“Osaka YMCA International School”    

Guest artist to present an art workshop for all students from 1st through 9th grades.

Award & Media Reviews

 

2015               

“Juried Sculpture Annual 2015” New Hope Arts, New Hope, Pennsylvania
                         Sculpture Awards Juror’s Choice
“Innovation JuriedArt Exhibition 2015” Munich Re America, Inc. Princeton, NJ
                         First Prize     
        

“Upcycle Juried Art Exhibition” 3rd Prize                    
 

2013          

"84th Annual Phillips’ Mill Juried Art Exhibition" New Hope, Pennsylvania;
                  Award for Sculpture given by Carol And Lou Della Penna

 

2012          

"Mercer County Artists 2012" Honorable Mention
"The Times of Trenton" Trenton, New Jersey, USA (article)
"The Journal of West Windsor" West Windsor, New Jersey, USA (article)

 

2011

“Okayama Nichinichi” Newspaper, Japan (article)

 

2010            

“Asahi” Newspaper, Japan (article)
2006

“Okayama Nichinichi” Newspaper, Japan (article)
 

2005             

“Sanda City Art Exhibition” Sanda City, Japan; Incentive Award
 

2004            

“Town Topics”, Princeton, NJ, USA (article)         

“Time Off” Magazine, Princeton, NJ USA (article)