Kae Sasaki ©2019 All Rights Reserved

EDUCATION

2012      BFA Honours, School of Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

1999      BA in German Literature, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020      (upcoming) I hear it well but scarcely grasp it, Ace Art Inc., Winnipeg, Manitoba

2019      I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Gallery in the Park, Altona, Manitoba

2017      Blue Vessel,  Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2015      Required Reading, Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2013/14 Look/See, Gurevich Fine Art at McNally Robinson, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2012       In Praise of Shadows, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2009      Little Red Riding Hood, GoSA, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2008      Fairy Tale: Appendix, GoSA, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019      The Kingston Prize 2019, Firehall Theatre, Gananoque, ON

2017-18 The Kingston Prize 2017

               Firehall Theatre, Gananoque ON

               Peel Art Gallery (PAMA), Brampton ON

               Harbourfront Centre - Artport Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2017      The Salt Spring National Art Prize 2017, Mahon Hall, Salt Spring Island, BC

2016      TEN, Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2015-16 The Kingston Prize for Canadian Portraiture 

               Firehall Theatre, Gananoque ON 

               Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredericton NB 

               Galerie d'art Desjardins, Drummondville QC 

2015      BARA: Creation, Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Young Adult Division, Winnipeg, Manitoba 

2015       ARRIVAL, Gurevich Fine Art at McNally Robinson, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2014      Toronto International Art Fair, via Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario

2014      In Celebration of Women’s Art, Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2014      Secret from the Vault II, Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2013      Secret from the Vault, Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2013      Small Works Show, Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2012     Nouvelle 'peg II, Gurevich Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2012     Painting and Ceramics Thesis Group Exhibition, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2011     Wear is You: Homage to Alexander McQueen, GoSA, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2009    Art Needs, Hin-Shiu Hung Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2008-09 Made to Measure, Arts Etobicoke Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2008     Launch, the Launch Project, Toronto School of Art, Toronto, Ontario

2008     Blue Thought, Outworks Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2007     Poems, Curses and Dry Spells, Eastern Front Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2007     (be)longing, Paper Mill Gallery, Todmorden Heritage Museum, Toronto, Ontario

 

AWARD, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

2019     Travel/Professional Development Grant, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2019     Artist-in-Residence, Riding Mountain Artist's Residency, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2019     Finalist, the Kingston Prize 2019, Kingston, Ontario

2019     Finalist, Jackson's Open Painting Prize 2019, London, United Kingdom

2019     CREATE Grant, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2018     Finalist, Jackson's Open Painting Prize 2018, London, United Kingdom

2017     Individual Artist Grant, Winnipeg Arts Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2017     Finalist, the Kingston Prize 2017, Kingston, Ontario

2017     Travel/Professional Development Grant, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2017     Finalist, the Salt Spring National Art Prize 2017, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

2015     Finalist, the Kingston Prize 2015 , Kingston, Ontario

2015     Travel/Professional Development Grant, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2013     Individual Artist Grant, Winnipeg Arts Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2012     Alice Hamilton Painting Prize, University of Manitoba

2012     Cecil C. Richards Memorial Award for Achievement in Figurative Sculpture, University of Manitoba

2012     Lynn Sissons Memorial Scholarship for Watercolour, University of Manitoba

2012     Winner, Sculptural Experience, the Collaboration to Promote Art and Music (CPAM),

              University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2009    Honorable Mention, Art Needs, Scarborough Arts Council, Toronto, Ontario

2008-09 Manitoba Arts Council Student Bursary for Visual Arts -Painting/Sculpture, Manitoba Arts Council, Winnipeg, Manitoba

2007    Travel Grant (for (be)longing exhibition), University of Manitoba Student Union, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

 

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTS

2018                Critical Discussion, Theory and Beer, Mentoring Artists for Women's Art (MAWA), Winnipeg, Manitoba

2017                Research Assistant to Curator of Modern Japanese Art, Fukui Museum of Fine Art, Fukui, Japan. Research conducted in the Vatican, Rome, Florence, Milan and Paris

2011-2016       Sessional Instructor, Urban Media Lab, Environmental Design, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba

2013-2014       Community Collaborative Arts Training Program, the Manitoba Institute for Artists and Community Collaboration/Arts and Cultural Industries Manitoba/Healthy Hive Consulting/Volunteer Manitoba

2012                 Research Assistant to Curator of Modern Japanese Art, Fukui Museum of Fine Art, Fukui, Japan. Research conducted at New York Historical Society, New York Public Library, National Archives and Congress Library (Washington D.C.)

2007-2012       Marker/Grader Level II, Department of Environmental Design, Faculty of Architecture, University of Manitoba

2002-present  Art Director/Board Member, RESPECT International, Winnipeg, Manitoba

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016     Literary Magazine Reviews: WomenArts Quarterly Journal Vol.4 Issue 6, review by Valerie Vieland, News Pages. December 15, 2016.

              WomenArts Quarterly Journal Fall 2016 Volume 6 Issue 4, University of Missouri - St. Louis. Cover and artwork feature (pages 29-40)

              WomenArts Quarterly Journal Summer 2016 Volume 6 Issue 3, University of Missouri - St. Louis. Cover and artwork feature (pages 39-40)

              Galleries West Summer 2016 Volume 15 No. 2 review by Portia Priegert (pages 17-18)

CATALOGUES

2019     The Kingston Prize Portraits 2019, Kingston Prize Committee, Kingston, Ontario

2017     The Kingston Prize Portraits 2017, Kingston Prize Committee, Kingston, Ontario

              The Salt Spring National Art Prize 2017, Salt Spring National Art Prize Committee, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

2015     The Kingston Prize Portraits 2015, cover artwork credit, Kingston Prize Committee, Kingston, Ontario

COLLECTIONS

The Province of Manitoba

The University of Manitoba

Private and Corporate Collections, Canada and U.S.A.

 

COMMISSIONS

Sculptural Experience, Collaboration to Promote Art and Music (CPAM), University of Manitoba

Private Commissions