TARO HATTORI
August 2012

Oakland, CA – “I am a native of Japan and currently live in Oakland, CA. I received my M.F.A in Time Arts/Video from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and my BA in Clinical Psychology from Sophia University, Tokyo. I have taught at Stanford University and California College of the Arts. I have been awarded residency fellowships from Headlands Center for the Arts (2009), Vermont Studio Center (2010), McColl Center for Visual Art (2008), Kuandu Museum of Fine Art (2008), Djerassi Resident Artists Program (2004) Taipei Artist Village (2004) and Kala Art Institute (2002). I have received grants or awards from West Prize (2011), Center for Cultural Innovation (2010), The Nomura Cultural Foundation (2009) and The Leah Middlebrook & Norio Sugano Fellowship.” 
     My work has been exhibited at numerous venues such as Black Square Gallery in Miami; Swarm Gallery, Oakland; Contemporary Art Gallery in Opole, Poland; LMAN Gallery, Los Angeles; San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago; The Asian American Arts Centre, NURTUREart, NYC and Ssamzie Space, Seoul. A review of my artistic and curatorial work appeared on Art in America, Art Forum, New York Times, Modern Painters, Flash Art, Miami New Times, etc.”

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