Nobutaka  Aozaki

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Born: Kagoshima, Japan
Lives and works in New York

EDUCATION

 

2015
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2012
MFA Hunter College, Combined Media, New York, NY

2005-2007
Attended BFA School of Visual Arts, Fine Arts Department, New York, NY

2000

BEd, Kumamoto University, Focus on Elementary School Teacher, Kumamoto, Japan

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2015
Where Do We Migrate To?, the Varmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden
Studio program artists exhibition, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

 

2014
Crossing Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Emerge 11 Fellowship Exhibition, Aljira Center For Contemporary Art

 

2013
Queens International 2013,  Queens Museum, Queens, NY
Japanese Artists in New York, Marunouchi House, Tokyo, Japan
Bronx Calling AIM 2nd Biennial, Bronx Museum, New York, NY
C12 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Significant Matter, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY
Welcome To The Real, TEMP Art Space,  New York, NY
Video Art and Experimental Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, New York, NY

 

2012
INVITED, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, Maryland
New Wight Biennale, Lucas Blalock, Devin Kenny, and Jonathan
Apgar, Broad Art Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
NEW FILMMAKERS, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
Evidence of Ritual, MoCADA, Brooklyn, NY

 

2011
Play It Again, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
Art In Odd Places: Ritual, 14th street, New York, NY
Dumbo Arts Festival 2011, Brooklyn Bridge Park, DUMBO, NY
You Are Here: Projects in (de)Tourism, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, RESIDENCIES

2015
LES Printshop Keyholder Residency, New York, NY

2014
Queens Museum Studio Program, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

2013
Artist Files Grant for Individual Artist, A Blade of Grass, New York, NY
LMCC Swing Space residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
The Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Emerge 11, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
Artist In Residence, The Willowell Foundation, Bristol, VT

2012
The C-12 Emerging Artist Award, Hunter College, New York, NY

PUBLICATIONS

“Value Added #240950.”, Cabinet no.47 (November 2012), Artist Project

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015
Benjamin Bratton, Spike Art Quarterly (Autumn 2015)
Jooyun Lee, Social practices with the expended communities in New York, Contemporary
Art, Beyond the Authority of Global Trends: Six Perspectives on the Art of Today, South Korea
Manami Fujimori, Young talents discovered by museums and publications, Numero Tokyo (July-August 2015), Japan

2014
Diana Seo Hyung Lee, Crossing Brooklyn, ArtAsiaPacific
Jeanne Brasile, Art Review: Aljira’s Emerge fellows have arrived, Brick City Live
Ken Johnson, The Artist Next Door: ‘Crossing Brooklyn, ‘ Local Talent at Brooklyn Museum, New York Times
Jillian Steinhauer, A Survey of Art from Across Brooklyn, Hyperallergic
Power Grid: 29 Artists You Need To Know, Refinery29
Brian Boucher, “Crossing Brooklyn” Highlights Borough’s Artists, from Bushwick to Bay Ridge, Art in America
From Here To There, Infographics – Designing & Visualizing Data, Sandu Publishing Co.

2013
Holland Cotter, A Local Place for a Global Neighborhood, New York Times (Nov 7, 2013)
Von Anne Lemhöfer, Bloß nicht verzetteln, DIE ZEIT, Germany (Aug 27, 2013)
Kosuke Fujitaka, 3 Upcoming Artists in NY, Art Collectors (Issue no55, September 2013)
Katherine Brooks, Artist Uses Directions Drawn By Strangers To Create Crowd Sourced
Map of Manhattan, The Huffington Post
Stephanie Garlock, Meet The Man Trying to Save the Lost Art of Hand-Drawn Maps, The Atlantic Cities
Max Weintraub, Between Collaboration and Commodity, C12 Emerging Artist Fellowship Catalog
Katy Hammer, Welcome to The Real @ TEMP Art Space, Eyes Toward The Dove
NYC artists to lend their talents, Addison Country INDEPENDENT (April 1 2013)

2012

Kalia Brooks, Nobutaka Aozaki, A Blade Of Grass Artist Files
Michael Farley, Station North Turns 10 and Cakewalk Gallery Grows Up, Baltimore OUTloud

LECTURES, TALKS, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

2015
Arty Facts Visiting Artist, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY

2014
Performance Art and Activism Panel, Hyperallergic
Artist Talk, Japan Society, New York, NY

2013
Gertrude Salon, New York, NY
Visiting Artist Program, PS.147, organized by NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
Artist Talk, Walden Project, Bristol, VT

2012
Smiley Bag Portrait Performance for Teen Event, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY