Miya Sukune is a visual artist working in the Pacific Northwest. Her career encompasses painting exhibitions, public art, art residencies, and publications. She has exhibited in group shows including ARTS at King Street Station, Wheaton College and Vashon Center for the Arts Gallery. Her public art series Matsuda Family, about a Vashon Island family’s internment during World War II, has been permanently installed at the Matsuda Farm of the Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust.
She has been an artist-in-residence at Vermont Studio Center, Studio Kura (Japan), Atlantic Center for the Arts, Serlachius Residency at the Serlachius Museums (Finland), and Original Mind Residency. Her work has been published in Carnegie Mellon University’s Oakland Review, the University of Kentucky’s New Limestone Review and William & Mary Review.
She is a 2021 recipient of a 4Culture Art Project award. For 2022-2023, she is an awardee of the Bernie Funk Artist Explorations scholarship from Pratt Fine Arts Center and a Hope Corps award from Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture.