Education:
2000 California Design College, Los Angeles, Certificate Program-Fashion Design/CAD
1993 University of Wisconsin, BA-Art & Design, Painting and Printmaking
1989 Toyo Women’s College, Tokyo, AD-English Literature

Selected Art Exhibitions:
Solo Show:
2009Solo Exhibition, Murnau Art Gallery, Seville, Spain
Solo Exhibition, Casa Cielo, Miami, FL

2007“Heian Dream Series”, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006“Sonic Landscapes,” Solo Show, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
”Pick of the Week” in LA Weekly written by Peter Frank

2004“Paintings & Drawings”, Art Share Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2003“Abstract”, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Two Person Show:
2000“Noise~Color~Form”, S.L.O. Gallery, Brewery Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA

Three Person Show:
2005“Pattern”, Revisited/Bamboo Lane, Los Angeles, CA

Four Person Show:
2005“Women’s Work”, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002“Quartet”, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Shows:
2009“Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Group show at LivingHome showroom at TED Conference, Long Beach, CA
“Transformation”, organized by Art for Clare, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
“Fresh”, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
“Venice Art Walk and Auction Exhibition”, Venice, CA
The 7th Annual Art Action Benefit for Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, CA

2008“Revisited Revisited Revisited Revisited”, Gallery Revisited, Los Angeles, CA
“Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
“Venice Art Walk and Auction Exhibition”, Venice, CA
“Art for Clare”, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
Group Show, Peter Wright Fine Arts, Palm Springs, CA
“$2 Show”, Curated by Mat Gleason of Coagula Art Journal, i-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Ciencia, tecnologia, arguitectura”, organized by the Andalucian Contemporary Art Galleries Association, Seville, Spain
“In the Abstract” in Terminal 1 at LAX Airport, organized by Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, CA
“Night of 1,000 Drawing”, Artists Space, New York, NY

2007“Lacy Arts Projects”, Creative Environment, Los Angeles, CA
“Night of 1,000 Drawing”, Artists Space, New York, NY
“Colectiva de Navidad”, Murnau Art Gallery, Seville, Spain
“Velocity”, Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
“HausGuests”, organized by HAUS, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
“Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
“TarFest Exhibition”, juried by Michele Urton (LACMA), Korean Cultural Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
“The 1st LA International Art Festival 2007”, ASTO Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
“LA Ethos”, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA
“Venice Art Walk and Auction Exhibition”, Venice, CA
“Fate and Fortune,” the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
“Meltdown”, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA
“Now and Then”, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA
“Sister City Love Slam” organized by Artillery Magazine, Engelebtot, Berlin, Germany
“Swimming Pool”, Roark, Los Angeles, CA
“Underworld,” Salon Oblique, Venice, CA
“Off They Flew,” LittleBird Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Small Wonders”, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA

2006“Night of 1000 Drawings,” Artists Space, New York, NY
“Gift Shop”, Another Year in LA, Los Angeles, CA
“$200 and Under”, Chango, Los Angeles, CA
“That Show”, Gallery Revisited, Los Angeles, CA
“Comment?”, The Kingsgate Gallery, London, UK
“Small Wonders II”, Pharmaka Art, Los Angeles, CA
“1st and Hope”, Berra’s Park, Los Angeles, CA
Tarfest Art Exhibition, Korean Cultural Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
“NonObjectivity, Pharmaka Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Tenants”, 1904 E 7th Place, Los Angeles, CA
“Summer Survey Group Show”, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Create/Fixate “Venice Art Walk” Exhibition at Electric Lodge, Venice, CA
Venice Art Walk and Auction Exhibition, Track 16, Santa Monica, CA
“Fin”, Bedlam Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Women in Art”, Bedlam Art, Los Angeles, CA
The 2nd Gwang Hwa Moon Int’l Art Festival, Sejong Center, Korea
“On The Wall 2”, Eco-Logical Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
5th Annual Fresh stART Exhibition, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“How It Happens”, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA
“Lyrics and Dialogue”, Gallery Revisited, Los Angeles, CA

2005“Small Wonders”, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA
“Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
“Night of 1,000 Drawings”, Artists Space, New York, NY
“Post-Postcard 2005” by Outpost @ LACE, Los Angeles, CA
“Create/Fixate” 4th Anniversary Exhibition at Spring Arts Tower, Los Angeles, CA
“Hangin’ for Holidays”, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Crafting the Los Angeles Experience”, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
“The Living” by the Pandemonium Collective, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
“City-scape, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Blue”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Five Years on Hillhurst”, Bedlam Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Off The Wall”, Deja Design, Los Angeles, CA
“Snap to Grid”, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
“More Patterns”, Bamboo Lane/Revisited, Los Angeles, CA
“Outside the Box”, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Inside the Box”, Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

2004 “Gallery Row Group Show”, Los Angeles, CA
“Breaking Ground” by the Pandemonium Collective, Selah Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“By 1”, Transport Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Fundraising show, Square Blue Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
“Incognito”, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Night of 1,000 Drawings”, Artists Space, New York, NY
2003“Break”, Gallery Asto, Los Angeles, CA
“New Year’s Eve Exhibition”, Bedlam Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Shikishi Exhibition”, Doizaki Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Summer Exhibition, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Atelierzero Exhibition at Gallery Asto, Los Angeles, CA
2001“Shikishi Exhibition”, Doizaki Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2000“Pacific Rim II: The Far East”, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“East/West Design”, Doizaki Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999 “Last Spring”, Dirt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“When Voices Become Pictures”, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Terrain Newport VI”, Island Arts, Newport, RI
1998 “Skatelore Expo: California Skate(Board)ing Index to Concepts, Forms, Life”, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
“Soon”, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997“JCB Exhibition”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, NYC, NY
1996“Dining Room”, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1994“A Flower in the Desert”, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, NY

Auctions/Fundraiser:
2009Venice Art Walk and Auctions, Venice, CA
The 7th Annual Auction for Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
“FRESH”, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2008Venice Art Walk and Auctions, Venice, CA
USC Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council’s Dinner and Auction, Los Angeles, CA
Art for CLARE, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA *Curated by Ashley McLean Emenneger
2007OUT Auction, Pacific Design Center, CA
Venice Art Walk and Auctions, Venice, CA
“The Art of Elysium”, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Velocity”, Claremont Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
2006Venice Art Walk and Auctions, Venice, CA
Latino Business Association Auction for Padres Cantra El Cancer, Le Chateau Rose, Bel Air, CA
Music Center Private Auction, Los Angeles, CA
2005“Wave of Grace”, Doizaki Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Art Fair/Art Festivals/Art Walk:
2008ARCO, Madrid, Spain, represented by Murnau Art Gallery, Seville, Spain
2007Open Studio @ 1904 E 7th Place, Los Angeles, CA
2005FAB Market, Los Angeles, CA
Grand Avenue Festival, Los Angeles, CA
OBD Art Walk, Los Angeles, CA
2003LAAMF Arts District Open Studio, Los Angeles, CA

Performances/Live Art:
2008“Monster Drawing Rally” by Outpost for Contemporary Art at W. D. Davies Memorial Bldg., Altadena
Live Painting at Angel City Jazz Festival, in collaboration with Man One, Overton Loyd, Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Live Drawing/Sewing with pianist/composer Motoko Honda, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Live Painting in collaboration with artists, including John Carr, Overton Lloyd, Gustavo Alberto Garcia Vaca, Melt Gallery at Melt Comics, Hollywood, CA
“Monster Drawing Rally” organized by Outpost for Contemporary Art, Women’s Twentieth Century Club of Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
2006Live Painting in collaboration with cellist/composer Marina Peterson, Lawrence Asher Gallery, CA
2003LAAMF Outdoor Live Painting, Los Angeles, CA
Live Painting at Invisible College night, Little Pedro’s, Los Angeles, CA
1993Live Art, University of Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI

Lectures & Panel Discussions:
2007Park Studio: Artist Studio Workshop for Santa Monica Museum of Art
”Online Art Marketing for Artists”, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA
2006Artist Talk, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Online Artists Community”, panel discussion at Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
“Notes from the Underground,” lecture at USC, Los Angeles, CA
2004“Sonic Landscapes”, workshop at Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

Awards:
2008Cover on the ‘2008 Calendar and Cultural Guide’ presented by Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and the Dept. of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles “Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month”
2005Picture Book Contest –Category B, the 3rd Prize
Presented by Luminous Inc. and the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, NY

Publications:
2008‘2008 Calendar and Cultural Guide’ presented by Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and the Dept. of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles “Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month”
“Studio Visit” published by the Open Studio Press
Photo credit on Notcias Arquitectura for the article of architect Hagy Belzberg.
SunHerald.com “Angel City Jazz Festival” article, Mississippi
2007“The House of Tomorrow” Photo credit in the article of Hagy Belzberg Architects, Interior Magazine, Nov. 2007 issue
Featured artist in “Need to Know” section, A Fashionable Life online magazine, November issue
“Live Drawing Session by Fumiko Amano”, Art Daily.org, Nov. 10, 2007
“Serendipidity, Sympathy and Open Studios”, featured artist in SND’s Art Blog on Uber.com, Nov. 27, written by Shana Nys Dambrot
Lacy Studio Lofts catalogue, Photo credit only, Creative Environments, November publication
“Geijutsu Kigyo-ron: Takashi Murakami” book review by Fumiko Amano, Artillery, Oct. issue
2007 Calendar and Cultural Guide presented by Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and the Dept. of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles “Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month”
Flavorpill LA, Sept 4-10 issue, Art Section
Flavorpill LA, Oct 9-15 issue, Art section
“Velocity”, ArtDaily, Oct. 23 issue
“Fumiko Amano: Heian Dream Series”, Art Daily, Italy, Nov. 2, issue
H_NGM_N, poetry magazine, New Orleans, LA, Dec. issue cover & features artist page
2006Downtown News, December 18, p.13
LA Weekly ‘Pick of the Week’ by Peter Frank, Nov 11, p.62
Chicano Art Magazine
VCU School of the Arts blog, October 2006
AbsoluteArts, Oct 12 issue online
Lifescapes Magazine, September issue
Tema Celeste Magazine, January issue
Downtown News, January 9, ‘Don’t Miss List’ p. 16
2005Flavorpill LA, November 29-December 5 issue
Downtown News, November 28 issue-Front page
Arts District Citizens, First issue (December)
Ism, Fall issue
Italian Elle Décor, September issue
Larchmont Chronicle, July 29
LA Downtown News, July 4 issue, p. 14
AbsoluteArts, July 6, issue online
Angeleno Magazine, ‘Visual Arts’, p.48
Weekly ‘Pick of the Week’ April 22-28, p.56
Lifescape Magazine, June/July, p.11-13
Flavorpill LA, January 11-17 issue, Art section
Gallery Guide, January, p.32 (photo credit only)
2004Los Angeles Magazine, Downtown issue, p.60-61
2001Artists Index Directory by Art In America, August issue
1998The Providence Journal, RI, August 14, p.1
1996Artweek, “Soon” May issue
1994OCS “Luminous Picture Book Contest” , May 27 page 3
U.S. Japan Business News “Picture Book Contest”, May 16, page 10
The Yomiuri America “Picture Book Contest”, May 13, p.1
Asahi Shinbun, NY Bureau, “Picture Book Contest”, International Square Column, May

Radio/TV/Video Appearance:
2009Angel City Jazz Festival video by Steve Rudolf
Live Painting session video by Jessica Shokrian
2007“The Art of Intention” and “Major Art in Progress” by Joyfanatic, Live Painting Session at Melt.
2002Japan Radio Network, Los Angeles, CA

Past Corporate Clienteles:
The Patina Restaurant Group – Corporate Office, Los Angeles, CA
Eaton Fine Art Inc., Austin, TX
Kevac Architects, Los Angeles, CA
Hagy Belzberg Architects, Los Angeles, CA
Gerard Soussan Lawyers Office, Beverly Hills, CA
Camden Holdings, Beverly Hills, CA
Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Kristin Kilmore Design, Manhattan Beach, CA
Fox Rothschild, Los Angeles, CA