matthew matsuoka

Artist Resumé

Education

1990
B.A. California State University, Hayward

1985-87
California College of Arts and Crafts

1987-1988
A.I.C.A. New York Studio School

Exhibitions

2010
Richmond Art Center, "Blossoms & Thorns: The Legacy of Richmond’s Historic Japanese American Nurseries", Richmond, CA, Photographs, Catalog, 10-10.

2008
Oakland Airport, "Convergence, CCA Alumni", Paintings, Oakland, CA, 1-08.

I. Wolk Gallery, "Wild Thing!", group painting and sculpture exhibition, Yountville, CA, 8-08.

2007
Snyderman-Works Gallery, "Ceramics and Collaboration", Philadelphia, PA, 1-07.

2006
Fresh Paint, "Pollinate II", Culver City, CA, ceramic installation, 4-06.

2005
William Torphy Fine Arts, “Natural Process”, two-person show, paintings, San Francisco, CA, 10-05.

Richmond Main Street Initiative, group painting show, Richmond, CA, 7-05.

Martinez City Hall, “Art Passages: Celebrating Asian American Artists”, photographs, Martinez, CA, 1-05.

2004
Fresh Paint Gallery, “Pollinate", ceramic installation, Culver City, CA, 11-04.

SFMOMA Artists Gallery, "Photographs", San Francisco, CA, 1-04.

2003
Fresh Paint Gallery, "Group Show", Culver City, CA, 10-03.

William Torphy Fine Arts,"New Work", solo painting show, San Francisco, CA, 3-03.

2002
HEY!, "Orange", group show, Oakland, CA, 3-02.

2001
William Torphy Fine Arts, "New Work", solo painting show, San Francisco, CA, 8-01.

1999
William Torphy Fine Arts, "Disappearance and Return", solo show, San Francisco, CA, 10-99.

Zen Hospice, group show, San Francisco, CA, 6-99.

Mad River Post, "Bay Area Vistas", group show, San Francisco, CA, 3-99.

1997
Japanese Cultural and Community Center, San Francisco, CA, 9-97.

1996
Berlex Biosciences, two-person show, Richmond, CA, 12-96.

Pence Gallery, "Science/Art Synthesis", two-person show, Davis, CA, 2-96.

1995
Udinotti Gallery, "3 from the Bay Area", Scottsdale, AZ, 11-95.

1993
Udinotti Gallery, solo show, San Francisco, CA, 7-93.

California State Hayward University Gallery, "Alumni Show", Hayward, CA, 7-93.

1992
San Francisco State University Gallery, "Collections", group show, 9-92.

San Jose Museum, juried show, San Jose, CA, 11-92.

Sun Gallery, solo show, Hayward, CA, 6-92.

1991
Richmond Art Center, "North by Northeast", Richmond, CA, 6-91.

Udinotti Gallery, solo show, San Francisco, CA, 2-91.

1990
Yerba Buena Gardens Cultural Center, "In Situ:Encountering Connotation", San Francisco, CA, 7-90.

NIAD, "Artists of Richmond", Richmond, CA, 9-90.

Koret Gallery, "Works on Paper 90", Palo Alto, CA, 3-90.

Richmond Art Center, "Five Artists", Richmond, CA, 1-90.

Articles, reviews and interviews

2011

"A Rose Grows in Richmond | Blossoms and thorns through a writer’s lens", Editorial, The East Bay Monthly, January 2011.

2010

"Old Richmond Greenhouses Captured in Photos", by Ron Sullivan, San Francisco Chronicle, October 6, 2010.

"The Blossoming of Richmond’s Japanese American Flower Community", by Nalea J. Ko, Pacific Citizen, October 1, 2010.

"APEX Express" on KPFA 94.1 FM interview, September 23, 2010.

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"Exhibit to Shed Light on Japanese Internment, East Bay Life" by Laura Casey, Contra Costa Times, September 12, 2010.

"Blossoms & Thorns: The Legacy of Richmond’s Historic Japanese American Nurseries" Richmond Art Center, Exhibition Catalog, September, 2010.

2009

"The Other Art Talk" on Kill Radio, Los Angeles, December 6, 2009.

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2004
Richmond Globe, “An Interview with Matthew Matsuoka”, by Sydney Metrick.

Hands in Clay, "Matthew Matsuoka and Robert Ortbal Plates", by John Toki.

2002
West County Times, "Ideas for images germinate in old Ford plant", by Jack Tucker, 10-6-02.

About Art, "Art Seen", by Richard T. James, 3-96.

1996
The Davis Enterprise, "Art Preview", by Marilyn Moyle, 3-6-96.

California Aggie, "Pence Gallery Blends Art, Science in Exhibit", by Karen Wilson, 2-28-96.

1992
Artists of The Udinotti Gallery, 1992.

1991
West Count Times, "Art Review", 5-21-91.

1990
West Count Times, "Searching for the Stuff of Art", by David Weinstein, 12-26-90.

1989
San Jose Mecury News, "For the Love of Art",by Dorothy Burkhart, 5-25-89.