Mineko Grimmer

February 26 - April 9, 2011
Mineko Grimmer "The Dialogue - Bamboo & Wires" installation, Koplin Del Rio Gall

Mineko Grimmer "The Dialogue - Bamboo & Wires" installation, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, 2011

Available Works
Installation shot from "Gongs.Wires.Bamboo." at Irving Arts Center, Irving TX, p Installation shot from "Gongs.Wires.Bamboo." at Irving Arts Center, Irving TX, p Installation shot from "Gongs.Wires.Bamboo." at Irving Arts Center, Irving TX, p Installation shot from "Gongs.Wires.Bamboo." at Irving Arts Center, Irving TX, p Installation shot from "Gongs.Wires.Bamboo." at Irving Arts Center, Irving TX, p "Dialogue-Wires", 2010, mixed media, redwood, bamboo and coral pebbles, 5.5' x 5  "Dialogue-Bamboo", 2010, mixed media, redwood, bamboo and coral p "Vessels", 2014, ceramic, ice, water with bench, variable dimension, Installatio "Vessels", 2014, ceramic, ice, water with bench, variable dimension, Installatio "Vessels", 2014, ceramic, ice, water with bench, variable dimension, Installatio "Vessels", 2014, ceramic, ice, water with bench, variable dimension, Installatio "Vessels", 2014, ceramic, ice, water with bench, variable dimension, Installatio
About: Mineko Grimmer
Mineko Grimmer

BORN: Hanamaki, Iwate Prefecture, Japan

EDUCATION:
1981 MFA, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA
1979 BFA, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA
1972 BA, Iwate University, Morioka, Japan

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2011, "Dialogue", Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
2010, "Gongs, Wires and Bamboo, "Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX
2001 "Mineko Grimmer: Remembering Plato," The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
1999 "Flora of the North", LA Artcore Center at Union Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA
1998 "Ten Vessels", Lafayette College Art Gallery, Easton, PA
“Mineko Grimmer”, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
1997 “Mineko Grimmer”, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
1996 “Mineko Grimmer”, Miyagi: Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
“Audible Garden”, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
1995 "Interrelation", Gallery Nikko, Tokyo, Japan
1994 "Mineko Grimmer", Japan Cultural Center, Bangkok, Thailand
"Mineko Grimmer", Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
"Mineko Grimmer", Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
“Mineko Grimmer”, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Installation”, Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA
1993 “Arrangements: An Installation of Musical Vessels”, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“Environment and Process”, University of Texas, El Paso, TX
“Jyomon-Hasshin-Ten”, Iwate-Prefectural Museum, Morioka-City, Japan
“Mineko Grimmer - Small Works”, Crystal Gallery, Morioka, Japan
“Sound Culture”, Theatre Kai, Tokyo
1992 "Double-Helix", Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
"Art at the Edge - Mineko Grimmer", High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
"North American Woods Series", Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Mineko Grimmer", Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Reflections", Fullerton Museum Center, Fullerton, CA
1991 "Sweet Dreams, Leonardo", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Untitled, Bay 5, Circular Quay West, part of "Impossible Objects: Invisible Cities",
Sydney, Australia
1990 "Reflections", Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Audible Sculpture", Seibu Studio 200, Tokyo, Japan
"Sculpture", Xebec Hall, Kobe, Japan
"Reflections", Woman's Building, Los Angeles, CA
"Mineko Grimmer", Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
"Eternal/Ephemeral", Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Palisade", Mesa College, San Diego, CA
1989 "Mineko Grimmer, Intermittent Composition", Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
"Audible Sculpture", Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA
"Mineko Grimmer", Sierra Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
1988 "Le Cirque de Glace et Caillou", Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
"Intermittent Composition", Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
"Mineko Grimmer, Percussion and Strings", Kala Institute Gallery, Berkeley, CA
"Mineko Grimmer", St. Louis Gallery of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
"Mineko Grimmer, New Work", Klein Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Sculptures: Selected Work 1987-88", Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Ice, Stone, Wood, Bamboo", Bruce Velick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1987 "Symposium", College Gallery, El Camino College, Los Angeles, CA
1986 "Incantations", Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Seeking the Philosopher's Stone", Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
"Summer Sounds", Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
1985 "Variations", Santa Monica College Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"California Contemporary Artists 26", South Coast Plaza Gallery, Laguna Beach Museum
of Art, Costa Mesa, CA
1984 "Sound and Silence", Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA
"Four Verses Set to Music", Bruce Velick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2009, "Melting Point", El Camino College, Torrance, CA
2007, "Ensemble", Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, curated by Christian Marclay, Philadelphia, PA
2006, "Otis LA: Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art", Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, LA, CA
2004, "Installations", Schneider Museum of Art", Southern Oregon University, Ashland OR
2003 “The Inspired Vessel” The City of LA Cultural Affairs Department, LA, CA
2002 "Parallels and Intersections: Art/Women/California 1950-2000" San Jose Museum of Art,
San Jose, CA
2000 "Shifting Perceptions: Contemporary L.A. Visions," Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
1999 “Nature/Process,” University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
“Women Beyond Borders,” Akino Fuku Museum, Tenryn-city, Japan
1998 "Nature/Process," University Art Gallery, Mandeville Center- University of S. CA,
San Diego, CA
"Elements", Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA
"Zen Mind", Lunday Gallery, Houston, TX
“20th Anniversary Exhibition”, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
“Sound”, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA
1997 “20/20 Twenty Years Anniversary”, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum,
Santa Barbara, CA
“Tea and Comfort: Quilts and Vessels”, City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA
1996 “Group Show”, Diana Farris Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
"Transformers", Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
“Fossil Abstraction”, Arizona State University, AZ
1995 "Innovative Instruments", NEXUS, Philadelphia, PA
"California: In Three Dimensions", California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA
"Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors", Lincoln Center, New York, NY
1994 “Karesansui - Art of Peaceful Contemplation”, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1993 “Arrangement for Musical Vessels”, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
“Reconstructed Nature”, Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
“Hypnosis”, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD
“Confluence”, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
“The Nature of the Machine”, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
1992 “Things that Go Bump in the Night”, Palm Beach Community College Museum of Art,
Lake Worth, FL
“An Exhibition of Sculpture”, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
1991 “6+35", FHP Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, CA
1990 "Overtures", IMC Gallery, Irvine, CA
"Process: A Study of Creative Thought", William Grant Still Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
"Waterworks", Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
"East Meets West", Women's Building, Los Angeles, CA
1989 "Sounding Patterns", Woman's Building, Los Angeles, CA
"Private Work of Public Artists", Security Pacific Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
"Balancing Act", Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
"New Work Japan", St. Paul School Art Center, Concord, New Hampshire
"Art! Action! Energy!", Barnsdale Junior Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
1988 "Meditations", Saddleback College Art Gallery, Orange, CA
"New Work Japan", Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
“New Work Japan”, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
“New Work Japan”, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
"Reveal: New Work by Gallery Artists", Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Echoes Through Time", Epcot Center-Japan Gallery, Florida
1987 "Home for the Holidays", Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Two Artists", Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
"San Francisco Landscape Garden Show", Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
"On the Horizon: Emerging in California", Fresno Arts Center and Museum, Fresno, CA
“New Work, Japan”, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
"Crossgrain: Survey in Wood", Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
"Bijyutsu, Hogaku: Japanese", Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, CA
"15th Avenue Studio #2: Mechanics of Contemplation", Henry Art Gallery,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
"Contemporary Voice: The Asian-American Aesthetic", Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
"Elements: Five Installations", Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, NY
1986 "East/West: Contemporary Asian American Art in Los Angeles", Montgomery Art Gallery,
Pomona College, Claremont, CA
"Japan Focus", Grand Rapids Museum of Art, Grand Rapids, MI
"An Exhibition of Sculpture", Jeffrey Linden Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
"Japan/America", Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
"Artsounds Collection", Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1985 "85", Mount San Antonio College Gallery, Walnut, CA
"Sight and Sound", San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
"Traditions Transformed", Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, LA, CA
"Fusion '85", Jewish Community Center Building, Los Angeles, CA
"Magical Mystery Tour '85", LA Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Hollywood, CA
1984 "The Asian Spirit in Contemporary Art", M.M. Shinno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"A Broad Spectrum", Design Center of Los Angeles, CA
"LA Downtown Studio Artists", William Grant Still Community Arts Center, LA, CA
"Traditions Transformed," The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
"Four Directions", Sushi Gallery, San Diego, CA
1983 "Miles Above", Otis/Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Third Annual Los Angeles Visual Arts Show", Oranges/Sardines Gallery, LA, CA
"Magical Mystery Tour '83", LA Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Hollywood, CA
1982 "In and Around Little Tokyo", Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, LA, CA
"Extensions", San Diego State University Gallery, San Diego, CA
"Point of View", ARCO Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles, CA
1981 "First Annual LA Visual Arts Show", Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, LA, CA
"Painting and Sculpture", Otis/Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCES:
1998 "Los Jarritos", Lafayette College, Easton, PA , with Carl Stone
"Hibiki no Hamon", Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Japan, w/ M. Fujieda, Y. Nishi, K. Maruta
1996 “Audible Garden”, (Koto and Vessels), Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan,
with Yoko Nishi, Kyoto Maruta, Mamoru Fujieda
“Audible Garden”, (Koto and Vessels), Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan,
with Yoko Nishi, Kyoto Maruta, Mamoru Fujieda
1995 "Potluck II, Vessels + Violin", Gallery Nikko, Tokyo with Malcolm Goldstein
"Forest, Gathering Honey of the Moon", Japan Festival, Harbor Front Center, Mamoru Fujieda, Setsuko Yamada and Biwa-Kei Dance Company, Toronto, Canada
"Potluck I - Vessels + Shyomyo + Mai", Gallery Nikko, Tokyo, with R. Nanto, H. Ebihara,
H. Arai, Y. Kojima, and K. Togi
"Mori-Tsuki-No-Mitsu-O-Toru", Ai Hall, Itami, Japan, with Mamoru Fujieda, Setsuko
Yamada and Biwa-Kei Dance Company
"Mori-Tsuki-No-Mitsu-O-Toru", Theater Cai, Tokyo, Japan, with choreographer
Setsuko Yamada and composer M. Fujieda
1994 "Mineko Grimmer & Fong Naam", Japan Cultural Center, Bangkok & Pang Suan Kaew,
Chiang Mai, Thailand
"Night Chant", Shyonandai Cultural Center, Fujisawa, Japan, with composer
Mamoru Fujieda and others
1993 “ONE 10”, Museum of Contemporary Art, LA, CA, w/ John Cage & János Négyesy
“ONE 6” & “ONE 10”, Theater Cai, Tokyo, Japan, with John Cage and Malcolm Goldstein
“Sound Culture”, Theatre Kai, Tokyo, Japan
“Night Song”, Japan National Theater, Tokyo, Japan, w/ composer Mamoru Fujieda,
Kazuko Takada and others
“Untitled”, Setagaya Museum, Tokyo, Japan, w/ Mamoru Fujieda & Makiko Sakura
“One6, One10”, Merrick Hall, Peabody Institute, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD,
composer John Cage and violinist Janos Negyesy
“A Listening Garden”, UNESCO, Paris, with Mamoru Fujieda, Christopher Charles,
M. Sakurai, K. Harada, S. Yamada
1992 “Double-Helix-Music”, w/ Mamoru Fujieda, Sonoma St. University, Sonoma, CA
"One6", Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, w/ John Cage and János Négyesy
1991 Untitled, Pacific Rim Computer Music Festival, Higashi Hongangi, Tokyo, Japan,
with Mamoru Fujieda
"One6", University of California, San Diego, CA, w/ John Cage & János Négyesy
"Mizu no Koe", Aoyama Amphitheater, Tokyo, Japan, w/ Renniku-Kobo & Sanko no Kai
"Mizu no Koe", Umewaka Noh Teater, Tokyo, Japan, w/ Renniko-Kobo & Sanko no Kai
"Leonardo Haiku," Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH,
with David Elliott & Cleveland Playhouse
"Random Awakenings", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH,
with Laura Chapman & Dancers
Untitled, Bay 5, Circular Quay West, part of "Impossible Objects; Invisible Cities",
Sydney, Australia, with Mamoru Fujieda
"Mizu-no-Koe", Tessen Kai, Tokyo, Japan, with Mamoru Fujieda, Composer;
Renniku Kobo Theatre Group, & Noh Actors F. Asai, K. Seo,
Y. Awaya, A. Sekiguchi, S. Oki
"Sculpture, Percussion, Dance", Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA, with Steven Schick
Percussion Group; Madelaine Gaynard Dance Company
"Sculpture, Music, Dance", Xebec Hall, Kobe, Japan, with Mamoru Fujieda, Composer;
Ferne Ackerman, Choreographer; Big Flood Dance Company
"Sculpture, Music, Dance", Seibu Studio 200, Tokyo, Japan, w/ Mamoru Fujieda, Composer;
Kanji Shimizu, Noh Actor; Ferne Ackerman, Choreographer; Big Flood Dance Company
"Palisade", Mesa College, San Diego, CA, with János Négyesy, Musician,
"Freeman Etudes", by John Cage
1988 "Le Cirque de Glace et Caillou", Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA,
with Carl Stone, Composer, "Jang Toh"
1983 "Audible Sculpture-Musical Composition", Oranges/Sardines, Los Angeles, CA,
with Carl Stone, Composer

Awards

1999 California Community Foundation, J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts Fellowship
1995 Lila Wallace - Reader's Digest Artists at Giverny Program, Giverny, France
1994 Creative Art Activities Projects - Iwate Prefecture Art Prize
1993 Visual Artists Fellowship Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
1990 Multi-media Grant, Sezon Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
1989 Visual Artists Fellowship, Brody Arts Fund, California Community Foundation
1988 Artists Fellowship Grant, California Arts Council
1987 Visual Artists Fellowship Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE:
1996 Panelist for California Arts Council, Artists Fellowship in a New Genre
1994 Panelist for National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Fellowship
1993 Panelist for Los Angeles Arts Festival, Visual Art
1992 Panelist for California Arts Council, Artists Fellowship in New Genre

ARTIST IN RESIDENCIES:
1999 Herron School of Art, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
1998 Lafayette College, Easton, PA
1994 Auckland International Artist-in-Residence, Auckland, New Zealand
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
1989 California State Summer School for the Arts, Valencia, CA
1988 Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA
1987 Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA
1986 Cornish College of Arts, Seattle, WA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS and COMMISSIONS:
Smithsonian Institute - American Art, Washington, D.C.
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Gardens on El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA
Los Angeles County Transportation Commission Metro Rail, Hawthorne Blvd. Station
Shamrock Holdings, Inc., Burbank, CA
Eileen & Peter Norton Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Security Pacific Bank Collection, Los Angeles, CA

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