Curriculum Vita

Masami Koshikawa

 

EDUCATION:

 

2015                           MFA – University of Central Florida

2011                            BFA - University of Central Florida

2009                          AA – Miami Dade Community College of Arts & Humanities

                            

EXHIBITION RECORD:

(SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND JURIED, CURATED OR INVITED GROUP EXHIBITIONS)

 

2017          Living Room Screening Shorts Film Program, Butterfly Woman video-performance featured at Blue Bamboo Center For The Arts, Winter Park, FL. Hosted and curated by Banks Helfrich. Featured artists include Roberto Hernandez, Matt Hyland, Carl Knickerbocker, and Michael Bekemeyer.

2016         Raw Orlando Presents Holiday RWAK, Dance of Calligraphy performed with Orlando Ballet for Devinder Singh Malhan of KC Malhan at Venue578 Orlando FL.

2016         FTC 2016: Kissimmee’s’ Largest Block Party, “Kabuki Samurai Woman”, live portrait at Tejano’s Tex Mex Café, Kissimmee, FL.

2016         Art in Odd Places: PLAY 2016, “Ghosts of Magnolia”, live performance at Magnolia Avenue from Jefferson Street to South Street and Pine Street from Magnolia Avenue to         Orange Avenue, Orlando FL. Presented by Fifth Third Bank and Produced by the Downtown Arts District Directed by Ed Woodham. Co-curated by Genevieve Bernard and Vince Kral.

2016         Cultural Frontline, “Lipstick Shelter”, live portrait performance during 1st Thursdays at OrlandoMuseum of Art, Orlando, FL. Curated by Logan Anderson.

2016         Creative City Project 2016, “The Dance of Calligraphy” & “Monsters or Angels”, live performance at 55 West Church St. Orlando, FL. Other featured artists & musicians include Zerotaiko, Meka Nism, Orlando Ballet, Cirque du Soleil, etc. Executive Director: Cole NeSmith. Curated by Holy Harris and Creative City Project Team.

2016         Art in Odd Places: RACE, “Marry Me in Manhattan”, live performance at 14th Street Manhattan, NY.  AiOP Creator: Ed Woodham. Curated by Rylee Eterginoso, Elissa Blount-Moorhead, Tumelo Mosaka, and Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi. And curatorial manager, Malena Amaranta Negrao with curatorial assistant, Tasha Douge.                  

2016         Fold-Unfold, “Butterfly Installation” with Priscilla Brinsley during 3rd Thursday Gallery Hop & Art Walk at Canvs Downton, Orlando, FL. Curated by Takeover.

2016         For the Love of Love, “I want to Hold Your Hands”, live performance. Art Show Fundraiser Event for Pulse victims and their families. Tampa, FL.

2016         Living Room Theatre, “Meditating Woman”, video/film screening, Orlando FL.

2016         Heart Beat, album cover artwork donated for Pulse Benefit by Pulse Benefit Album, Orlando, FL.

2016        Solo Show, "The Antisocial Butterfly", at The Guava Tree Gallery, curated by Juliet Romeo DiIenno, Orlando FL.

2016         Division Opera, “Butterfly Woman”, live performance during Mayfair By the Lake at KRap Art Studio, Invited by Ferdinand Dejesus of Ultimate Dance Center, Lakeland, FL.

2016         Upcycled, Recycled, exhibited mixed media along video art during 1st Thursdays, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando FL.

2016        Viva La Diva, “Butterfly Woman Body Suit” along with video art during 1st Thursdays, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando FL. Exhibition Chief: Eva Krzewinski, president and co-founder for pearls for women.

2016        Woman Who Rock, live portrait performance at a charity event for Greater Orlando Children's Miracle Network Hospitals at the Copper Rocket alternative art space. Maitland FL.

2015        Zen Awakening Festival, "Butterfly Origami Installation & Dance with Music by Sonic Butterfly" at ZenFields Winter Garden, FL. Curated by Nikko & Riz, creator and co-creator of Zen Awakening Orlando, FL.

2015         Creative City Project 2015, “Butterfly Woman: The Dance of Life” with Atsumi ZEROtaiko at   Orange Avenue Downtown Orlando FL. Curated by Cole NeSmith and Holly Harris. Artists   include: Ms. Meka Nism, Michael Sloan, and Wayne Martin.

2015         ArtLando, “Origami Bazaar & Tree Installation” with Candy5 Performance. Musical Guest: Milka at Orlando Loch Haven Park. Curated by Barbara Hartley and Ha'Ani Hogan of Downtown Arts District of Orlando, Orlando FL.

2015         Creative Connection Student Showcase, “Marry Me” video-performance, at CityArts Factory Orlando FL. Curated by Matthew Pummel, M.F.A. Sanford Brown College Orlando, FL.

2015         Art In Odd Places Orlando 2015 TONE, "Self-portrait as Golden Butterfly Woman", live performance at Magnolia Ave Downtown Orlando FL. Curated by Pat Greene, Producer,                   Timothy D. Turner, Manager, Barbara Hartley, C0-curator, Genevieve Bernard, Communications Director, Vicki Carey-Davis, and other team members.

2015         Live Painting/Music “Well Played!” Performed and curated. Featuring artist: Damian Cabal and Ryan Keller. Bands: Milka, Others: Illusionist, Travis Winkler. DJ: The Massive. The Copper Rocket Pub, Maitland FL.

2015          Live Painting/Music “Well Played!” Performed and curated. Featuring artist: Charles Morrison. Bands:   The glorious Rebellion. Red Lion Alternative Art Space, Orlando FL. 

2015         Snap! ‘YOU ARE HERE’ presents ‘Identity’ at New Credo Florida Hospital, Winter Park, FL.  Curated by Patrick Kahn & Holly Kahn of SNAP! Orlando.

2015        MFA Thesis Show, It’s About Time. Featuring works by UCF graduate candidates, Dominic DiPaolo, Gary Dufner, Marina Robbins, and Masami Koshikawa. UCF, Orlando FL. March 5–20.

2015         Nude Nite Arts & Entertainment. Featuring artists, Juliet DiIenno, Paul Fince, and Masami Koshikawa. Invited by Kelly Steven. 5051 LB Mcleod Rd Orlando, FL. Feb 12–14, 2015.

2015         Live Painting/Music “Well Played!” Performed and curated. Featuring artist, Jordan Guzman and Charles Morrison. St. Matthew’s Alternative Art Space, Orlando FL.

2015         “The STEAM Exhibition” Fall 2014 through Spring 2015. The Provost’s Exhibition at Millican Hall, University of Central Florida, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. Curated by UCF Provost’s Selection Committee, Kevin Haran, Assistant Director SVAD and Carla Poindexter, Professor of Art and UCF ICubed Committee member.

2015         1st Annual UCF STEM DAY: The UCF STEAM Exhibition of STEM inspired Posters and Paintings. Spring 2015.University of Central Florida. Harris Engineering Complex Atrium. Campus wide event, January 30, 2015. Selected artworks by Carla Poindexter, Professor of Painting and Dr. Joo Kim, Associate Professor of Graphic Design and UCF ICubed Committee members. Nineteen visitors projected.

2014         Group/curated Exhibition: One Big Nacho. Featuring works from UCF present artists and alumni, Tommy Bartolillo (Spider), Blair Peterson, Chunzi Wu, Robert Thompson, Eric Orlang, Jared   Justice, Chealsea Anagnoson, Matt Brow, Anne Hennessy, Darrah Sinnott, Juliet DiIenno, Paul Finch, and Masami Koshikawa. St. Matthew’s Alternative Art Space, Orlando FL.

2012-14    UCF MFA Open Studio Tour.

2014         Solo Exhibition: Art by Masami Koshikawa. Satchel’s Gainsville FL. March 2 – April 6, 2014.

2014         “The STEAM Exhibition at the Student Union Circle Gallery” Fall 2014 through Spring 2015. University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida. Curated by Kevin Haran, Associate Professor of Drawing and Assistant Director of SVAD and Carla Poindexter, Professor of Art and UCF ICubed Committee Member.

2014         “The STEAM Exhibition” Spring 2014. University of Central Florida Gallery, Visual Arts Building, Orlando, Florida. Selected artworks by Carla Poindexter, Professor of Painting and Theo Lotz, Director of UCF Flying Horse Press and UCF Cubed Committee members.

2013         MFA Show. Curated by Patrick Green. Gallery At Avalon Island, Orlando, FL.

2013         Medium Rare. Featuring UCF graduate artists, Gary Dufner, Dominique DiPaolo, Jay Flynn, Emily Finney, Stephanie Cafcules, and Masami Koshikawa. Gallery 500. Downtown, FL.

2013         Stories We Tell. Women’s Caucus for Art, catalog.

2013         Women’s Rights: An Artist’s Perspective. Women’s Caucus for Art, online gallery and catalog. (http://www.entrythingy.com/www.unitewomen_gallery.org).

2013         City Arts Factory. Orlando FL.

2013         “The STEAM Exhibition”, Orlando Science Center, during the OSC 2013 Otronicon Event – The Interactive Technology Expo, Orlando, FL. Spring 2013. Selected artworks by Carla Poindexter, Professor of Painting, UCF, Otronicon Committee Members and UCF ICubed Committee Members.

2013         “The STEAM Exhibition: Searching for Ultimate Truth in Science and Art” Spring 2013. University of Central Florida Gallery, Visual Arts Building, Orlando, Florida. Selected artworks by Carla Poindexter, Professor of Painting and Theo Lotz, Director of UCF Flying Horse Press.

2012         “The STEAM Exhibition: Searching for Ultimate Truth in Science and Art” Gallery 500, UCF Center for Emerging Media, Downtown Orlando, FL. Fall 2012. Curated by Carla Poindexter, Professor of Painting., UCF and Costas Efthimiou, Professor of Physics, UCF.

2012        “The STEAM Exhibition: Searching for Ultimate Truth in Science and Art” Spring 2012. University of Central Florida Gallery, Visual Arts Building, Orlando, Florida. Selected artworks by Carla Poindexter, Professor of Painting and Theo Lotz, Director of UCF Flying Horse Press.

2011         BFA Exhibition: “Overload” at UCF Art Gallery, Orlando FL.

2011         “The State of STEAM Conference and Exhibition”. Curated and organized by Theo Lotz and Carla Poindexter, Professor of Painting. Spring 2011. Exhibition presented to Brian Green, author ofthe book: The Fabric of the Cosmos and host of PBS Television Series: The Fabric of the Cosmos.

2011         “The STEAM Exhibition: Searching for Ultimate Truth in Science and Art” Spring 2011. Universityof Central Florida Gallery, Visual Arts Building, Orlando, Florida. Selected artworks by Carla Poindexter, Professor of Painting and Theo Lotz, Director of UCF Flying Horse Press.

2010         “The State of STEAM Conference and Exhibition”. Curated and organized by Theo Lotz, Director of UCF Flying Horse Press. Spring 2010. Exhibition presented to conference participants and ICubed stakeholders.

2009            Akashi Alternative Art Space. Coconut Grove. Miami, FL.

2009            Bakehouse Art Complex. Miami, FL.

2009            League of Innovation. Juried Exhibition. Miami. FL.

2007            Firehouse 2007. Miami, FL.

2007-09    Student Show, MDC, Kendall,Miami, FL.

2007-08    Quest for Peace. MDC Student Show. Kendall. Miami, FL.

RESEARCH GRANTS, AWARDS AND COMMISIONS:

2016          3rd Place: Orlando Story Club.

2016          Honorable Mention: 1st Thursdays Orlando Museum of Art.

2012          UCF Provost Scholarship (years of tuition waver and $20,000).

2011          “Identity”. Student Art Show First Place ($1000) Student Union UCF.             

2009          The Wick Whalen Award ($500)by the United Faculty of Miami Dade College.

2008          Honorable Mention: Envision Invasion. Miami Dade Colle.

2008          “Portfolio Review”. Scholarship ($500). MDC.

2007          “Self-portrait”. Wolfson Scholarship ($1000). MDC.           

 

PUBLICATIONS:

2016      David Martin Fox35, Art in Odd Place: PLAY 2016. November 11 at 11:56am, https://www.facebook.com/DavidMartinFOX35/videos/982567758556578/?pnref=story.

2015      Orlando Sentinel, “Pictures: Art in Odd Places” photos by Emily Jourdan on September 28. 2015. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/health/.

2015      Blog at WordPress.com, “Art in Odd Places Brought Dimension, Creativity and Inspiration to Downtown” by gracehatton on September 25, 2015.     https://theartcity.wordpress.com/2015/09/25/art-in-odd-places-brought-dimension-creativity-   and-inspiration-to-downtown/.

2015      WPRK ReThinking the Radio with Patric Greene September 21st at Rollins College Winter Park, FL.

2015      Central Florida Future: A Gannett Company, “UCF grads to show work for Art in Odd Places Festival” by Daniela Marin, 1:31pm. EDT September 17, 2015.                    http://www.centralfloridafuture.com/story/entertainment/2015/09/16/art-odd-places-take-magnolia-avenue/32513185/. Photos: Art in Odd Places takes over Downtown Orlando

2015      Asia Trend, "The Butterfly Woman" by Amber Lee, http://asiatrend.org/2015/08/16/the- butterfly-woman.

2015      Orlando Business Journal, “How I…Put pricing power in my customer’s hands” by Rachel Williams.

               http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/print-edition/2015/06/19/how-i-put-pricing-power-in-my-customers-hands.html?ana=sm_orl_ucp74&b=1434652622^17515391.

2015      Central Florida Future, UCF gallery “It’s About Time” shows MFA candidates’ work by Alex Wexelman, http://www.centralfloridafuture.com/story/news/2015/03/04/ucf-gallery-its-about-time-shows-mfa-candidates-work/24406501/.

2015         Orlando Sentinel newspaper, It’s About Time: MFA Emerging Media Thesis Exhibition, J. Palm, Matthew Orlando Sentinel. ”UCF Exhibition”, February 27, 2015, Page 28.

2015         Orlando Sentinel, Nude Nite Orlando, written by J. Palm, Matthew. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/os-nude-nite-orlando-   20150209-story.html

2015         Central Flroida Future, Survival through Art, written by Veronica Brezina, http://www.centralfloridafuture.com/story/entertainment/2015/02/04/ucf-student-finds-survival-art/22877743/.

2015         Efthimiou, Costas and Poindexter, Carla. Co-Editors. “Searching for Ultimate Truth In Science and Art: The STEAM Exhibition Project, University of Central Florida.” Hard cover, full color catalog of STEAM student produced artifacts, student abstracts, faculty contributions, and editorial essays. Approximately 160 pages. (Funding source: NSF Grant) (In preparation for May 2015 publication)

2013         Poindexter, C. “Humanities, Sciences Must Be United For Our Collective Success.”  Article for Radiations Magazine - Official Physics Journal for Sigma Pi Sigma), Spring 2013           edition.

2012         SVAD website (http://svad.cah.ucf.edu/news/197).

2011         ICubed: Innovation Through Institutional Integration. UCF website. http://icubed.ucf.edu/gallery.php?type=paintings&year=2011&semester=spring&category=steam.

2009       P.O.V: Point of View. MDC Magazine. Miami FL.

2008       Miambiance. MDC Magazine. Miami FL.