EDUCATION:

1976 M.F.A. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan. Printmaking.

1975 M.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Printmaking.
1974 B.F.A. Mississippi State University for Women. Painting.
1966 Oita-Kenritsu Art College, Oita, Japan. Painting.
1964 Gendai Art School, Tokyo, Japan. Painting and Drawing.

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITS:

2011 "Keiko Hara," Works on Canvas and Paper and Installation perimeter gallery, Chicago IL.

2010 "Verses-Reflected and Reflecting," Public Art at The City Archives & Records Center, Portland OR

2009 "Keiko Hara - New Work," Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2008 "Verse in Sesshu," Cohju Contemporary Art, Kyoto, Japan.

2008 "Keiko Hara - New Works on Canvas and Paper," Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA.

2007 "Topophilia Imbuing," American University Museum at The Kazten Arts Center, Washington D.C.

2007 "Keiko Hara - New Paintings," Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA. 2006 "Keiko Hara - Verse Imbuing," The Walla Walla Foundry Gallery, Walla Walla WA.
2006 "Keiko Hara - Imbuing in Monet," Perimeter Gallery, Chicago IL.
2005 "Keiko Hara - Verses From The Sea," Center for Arts and History, Lewis-Clark State College, ID.
2004 "Keiko Hara - Seasons," The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA.
2003 "Keiko Hara - Painting and Works on Paper," Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2003 "Keiko Hara - Works on Paper and Canvas," Perimeter Gallery, New York, NY.
2002 "Keiko Hara - New Works," Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA.
2001 "Topophilia: Semaru Print Installation," Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, OR.
2001 "Keiko Hara - Recent Works on Canvas, Paper and Glass," Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA.
2001 "Keiko Hara - New Works," Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2000 "Paintings and Works on Paper," Lorinda Knight Gallery. Spokane WA.
2000 "Topophilia: Semaru," Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.
1999 "Topophilia: Departing," Foster/White Gallery, Kirkland, WA.
1998 "Verse Semaru," Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1997 "Topophilia: Hagoromo," Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA.1997 "Topophilia: Sumida River," Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR.
1996 "Recent Works," Foster/White Gallery, Kirkland, WA.
1995 "Topophilia III: Quilt Works," Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.
1995 "Topophilia V: 100 Gates and Selected Monoprints," North Central Washington Museum Gallery, Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA.
1995 "Keiko Hara's Recent Paintings and Prints," Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1994 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1994 Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.
1994 "Topophilia: 100 Gates," Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA.
1992 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1991 Mid-Columbia Art Center, Kennewick, WA.
1990 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1990 The Gallery 3286, Mississippi State University for Women, Columbus, MI.
1989 The Gallery, Cornish School of Art, Seattle, WA.
1987 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1985 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1985 Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.
1984 Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Paul, MN.
1982-83 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1981 Gallerie in Den Vierlander, Hamburg, West Germany.
1981 Charles A. Wustum Museum, Racine, WI.
1976-79 Bradley Galleries, Milwaukee, WI

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITS: 

2012 "Japanese Print," Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University, Spokane WA

2012 "MI-LAB Artist-in Residence Preview Exhibition", Tokyo Japan

2010 "Someday My Prints Will Come: Wisconsin Printmakers in RAM's Collection," Wustum Art Museum

2010 "Japanese Prints and Works on Paper," Thos Moser Studio, 699 Madison Ave. New York, NY

2010 "Abstract Art," The Perimeter Gallery in Chicago,ILL

2009 "The Arts: A Celebration," The Anacortes Arts Festival at the Port Invitational Exhibition, WA.

2009 "Love, Let Me Count the Ways: Washington Print Club 20th Biennial," American University Museum at The Kazten Arts Center, Washington D.C.

2008 "Border Crossings," Kyoto International Cultural Center, Kyoto, Japan.

2008 "A Sense of Place," MAPC Print Conference Invitational Exhibition.

2008 "Three Artists from Brooklyn, New York," Art Forum JARFO, Kyoto, Japan.

2008 "Visions," Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawing, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR; Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL.

2007 "In Circulation: Works on Paper," Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, The George Washington University, Washington D.C.

2007 "Cultural Evolution and Diffusion," The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO.

2006 "Print Types," Ashford University, Clinton, IA.

2005 "East Meets West: The Contemporary Asian Aesthetic," Racine Art Museum, Racine WI.

2004 "Cultural Evolution & Diffusion," traveling exhibition, The Print Consortium, Kansas City, MO.

2004 "Mix media Print Invitation," Seattle Art Museum, Rental Gallery, Seattle, WA.

2004 "American Relief Prints," University Place Art Center, Lincoln, NE.

2004 "Mark My Word: Text, Code and Literary Allusion," Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA.

2004 "Impressions," Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane WA.

2003 "New Prints 2003/Autumn," International Print Center New York, New York, NY.

2002 "Sensory Experience Portfolio," Southern Graphic Council Conference, New Orleans, LA.

2001 "Gallery Space," Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA.

2000 "Sumida River," Large installation work with text for The Northwest Book Fest 2000, Stadium Exhibition Center, Seattle, WA.

1999 "Japonisme and Japanese Printmaking," The George Washington University Dimock Gallery, Washington D.C.

1999 "Contemporary Collaborations," Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.

1999 "Graphica Creativa," International Print Exhibition 9th Print Triennial of the Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Finland.

1998 "The Artist Trust Grant Recipient Exhibition," The Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA.

1998 "Regional Women Printmakers," Kettredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA.

1998 "Blue Mountain Artists," Three-person exhibition at The Simon Edwards Gallery, Yakima, WA.

1998 "Japanese Contemporary Printmaker," Two-person exhibition at the Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

1998 "Contemporary American Prints," Addison/Ripley Fine Arts, Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.

1998 "Color Print USA," National Invitational Print Portfolio exhibition in 50 US states.

1998 "Japanese/American: The In Between," Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland, OR.

1997 "Northwest Experimental Printmakers," Marylhurst College Art Gym, Portland, OR.

1997 International Print Art Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR.

1997 "The Best of Chicago," Gallery V, Columbus, OH.

1997 "Abstraction Painters," COCA, Seattle, WA.

1996 "Beyond the Rock Garden," The Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA.

1995 "The National Print Art Invitational Exhibition," Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR.

1995 "Interior: The Idiosyncratic Art of Eastern Washington Idioms," invitational exhibition, SeaFirst Gallery, Seattle, WA.

1994 "Graphic Legacy," The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

1994 Branden Walter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

1992 Art Exhibit, Auction of Mailboxes, The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

1992 One East Illinois Center/Metropolitan Structure Art.

1992 Branden Walter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

1991 Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.

1991 "Centrum Print," King County, WA.

1991 "Collaboration in Print: Stewart & Stewart Prints: 1980-1990," The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI.

1991 "Landmark Editions: A Decade of Contemporary Prints," Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.

1990 "Works on Paper and Canvas: Multi-Cultural Perspectives," 1990 Governor's Invitational Exhibition, Washington State Capital Museum, Olympia, WA.

1986-88 "Contemporary Screens, the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati," traveling exhibit, organized by the Art Museum Association of America.

1986 "Outside Japan," Museum of Art, Pullman, WA.

1986 "Works on Paper," Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1985 The Print Club Selects, Philadelphia, PA.

1985 Off and On the Wall Dimensional Paper, State University of New York, NY and Pennsylvania State University, PA.

1984 Philadelphia 60th Print Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

1984 International Art Exposition, Chicago, IL.

1984 National Dimensional Paper Works, Baltimore, MD.

1984 Paper Works with Wood, Plum Gallery, Kingston, MD.

1983 Wisconsin Painters and Print Exhibit, Madison Art Center, WI.

1983 National Prints and Photos by Women, Philadelphia, PA.

1982 "One of a Kind Printmaking USA," England.

1982 Electronic Art Exhibit, Honeywell Co., Minneapolis, MN.

1981 Midwest Company Art, Pillsbury Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.

1979 Philadelphia 55th Print Club Exhibit, PA.

1979 18th Annual International Invitational Print Show, New York City, NY.

1978 Madison Invitational, Madison, WI.

1977 Benjamin Galleries, Chicago, IL.

1976 Brooklyn Art Museum, 30th American Invitational & 20th National Print Show, NY.

1976 Michigan Print and Drawing Show, Detroit, MI.

 

AWARDS:

2012 The First Invitational International Artist-in Residency at CfSHE/MI-Lab, Japan

2011 AKP faculty Fellowship, Doshisha University, Kyoto Japan

2008 Regional Arts & Culture Council Public Art Commission

2006 Washington State Public Art Commission. 2005 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY.
2001 Invitational King County Public Art Commission Grant, Seattle, WA.
1997 Purchase Award, Portland Art Museum/Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland, OR.
1994 Artist Trust Fellowship Grant.
1991 Purchase Award, Oita Art College, Oita, Japan.
1989 Artist-In-Residence Grant, The Washington State Centennial Commission of Washington/Pacific

Cultural Connections at Centrium.
1984 Philadelphia Print Exhibition Selection Award, Philadelphia, PA.
1983 Artist-In-Residence Grant, Artpark, NY.
1976 First Prize, Michigan Print & Drawing, Detroit, MI.

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

ASU Art Collection,Temple, AZ

The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Worcester Art Museum, MA.

Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University, WA.
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, WA.
Microsoft Sotware Co., Seattle, WA.
Portland Art Museum/Gilkey Center, OR.
Art Institute of Chicago, IL.
IBM Corp., Chicago, IL.
Muskegon Museum of Art, MI.

Milwaukee Art Museum, WI.
Detroit Institute of Art, MI.
Charles A. Wustum Museum, WI.
King County Public Art, WA.
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
The Council House-Johnson Wax Co., Racine, WI.
Sony Co., Washington D.C.
Oita Art College, Oita, Japan.
AT & T Co., Chicago, IL.
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA.
Washington State Public Art, WA.
Arkansas Arts Center, AR.

Regional Arts & Culture Council Public Art, Portland OR

Yale New Haven Hospital

Washington Art Consortium/ Western Gallery, Bellingham WA

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 2009 " Keiko Hara: Juxtaposition to the character to Surface", Art Talk Chicago

2008 "Border Crossings - Painting for a new Era," Robert Morgan, New York art critic.

2007 "Visions," Selections for the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings.
2007 "Keiko Hara: Sense of Place," Dorthea A. Dietrich, The American University Museum at The Kazten Arts Center.
2006 "Keiko Hara's Springtime, Shreds of Language," Robert C. Morgan, The Perimeter Gallery.
2006 "Keiko Hara at Perimeter Gallery," Alan Artner, Chicago Tribune, Chicago IL.
2004 "Making Her Mark," Sheri Boggs, The Pacific Northwest Inlander.
2003 "Keiko Hara at the Perimeter Gallery," ARTNEWS.
2003 Critic's Choice/Chicago Reader, Fred Camper.
2001 "Reflecting Her Heritage," Spokane Home & Life.
2000 "Keiko Hara-Semaru," University of Idaho, Pichard Art Gallery.
1999 "Print Inside, Graphica Creativa '99," Jyvaskylan Art Museum, Finland.
1999 "Japonisme and Japanese Printmaking," The George Washington University.
1998 "Creating The In Between," D. K. Row, Sunday Oregonian Arts & Books.
1998 "Japanese American In Between," Terry Hopkins, Art Gym Gallery at Marylhurst Univ.
1998 "Color Print USA," Mark Pascale, Chicago Art Institute.
1997 "Contemporary Printmaker in the Northwest," Lois M. Allan.

1994 "Graphic Legacy," Susan Fisher Sterling, The National Museum of Women in the Arts.
1994 "No Discernable Path," Loly Anderson, Art Week.
1992 "Keiko Hara," Elizabeth Converse, Vision, CA.
1992 "Keiko Hara - Topophilia," Alan G. Artner, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL.
1990 "Works on Paper and Canvas; Multicultural Perspectives," Governor's Invitational.
1986 "Contemporary Screen," Virsinia Fabbri Butera, The Art Museum Association of America.
1983 "Printed by Women U.S.," Philadelphia, PA.
1981 "Keiko Hara: Works on Paper," Charles A Wustum Museum of Fine Art.
1977 "Thirty Years American Printmakers Exhibit," Print Collector Newsletter, NY.

 

 

TEACHING:

1985-2006 Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
1980-1985 University of Wisconsin-River Falls

 

Awards & Recognitions

  • RegRigional Arts & Culture
  • Artist Trust Fellowship