Mika Obayashi      b. 1995


EDUCATION

2019 BA in Art and the History of Art, Amherst College, Summa Cum Laude


SOLO EXHIBITION 

2022

[Forthcoming] Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

The Discernible Interior of Things, LaunchPad Gallery at the Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

2020

Three Mountains, Studio Kura, Itoshima Japan

As the Crow Flies, GalleryGallery, Kyoto Japan


GROUP EXHIBITION

2020 

7th National Collegiate Paper Triennial, Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking in Atlanta GA, Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland OH, and the University of Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2019 

Sky Bowl, 6th Annual Juried Show, A3 Gallery, Amherst MA

Senior Honors Exhibition, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, MA

Papermaking with Local Plants, Blanchard Gallery, Mount Holyoke College, MA

2018

Creating Kozo, Blanchard Gallery, Mount Holyoke College, MA

Who Am I To Feel So Free?, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA


LECTURES

2021
Japanese Papermaking: Craft and Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA


RESIDENCIES

2022

Women's Studio Workshop - Studio Workspace Residency, Rosendale, NY

2020

Studio Kura, Itoshima, Japan

AWARDS AND HONORS

2020

Amelia Peabody Award for Sculpture, St. Botolph Club Foundation, Boston, MA

2019

Amherst-Doshisha Fellowship, Amherst College and Doshisha University, Kyoto Japan

Athanasios Demetrios Skouras Prize, Amherst College, Amherst MA

Gregory S. Call Research Grant, Amherst College, Amherst MA

Alpha Delta Phi Research Grant, Amherst College, Amherst MA

Nagle Fellowship for Asian Art and Culture, Amherst College, Amherst MA

2018

Gregory S. Call Summer Research Grant, Amherst College, Amherst MA

Lane Research Fellowship at the Amherst Archives and Special Collections, Amherst MA 


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019

Amherst Magazine, Term Paper, Summer 2019 issue, p.16-17

Barnard College Journal of Art Criticism, The Fold

Amherst College, Art and Soul, May 2019


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