Miya Sukune is a visual artist working in the Pacific Northwest.



A graduate of Georgetown Atelier's full-time program (2012 - 2015), Miya intensively studied classical oil painting and drawing techniques with Tenaya Sims.  


She completed a year (2015-2016) as the studio assistant and student of the Trowbridge Atelier at Gage Academy, studying with contemporary painter Kimberly Trowbridge.  During the year she focused on figurative studies and composition and color theory.


Miya has been invited on several artist residencies, expanding her engagement with fellow artists and arts organizations.  Residencies have included Vermont Studio Center (2017 and 2018), Studio Kura in Japan (2017) and Serlachius Residency in Finland (2018).

Solo shows include Fireplace Gallery at Mt. Hood Community College (Gresham, OR) and Zeitgeist Coffee and Gallery in Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA.  She is a finalist of Phinney Center Gallery's Best of the Northwest twice and frequently included in group shows.  Selected as a participant for the City of Seattle's Office of Arts & Culture's 2018 Public Art Boot Camp, she created public art for Art Interruptions 2018-2020 in Rainier Valley, Seattle, WA.  Her Matsuda Family series was created for the Vashon Heritage Museum and is on view at the Matsuda Farm property of the Vashon Maury Land Trust.