Miya Sukune is a visual artist based in the Puget Sound area of Washington state.
 

info@miyasukune.com

EDUCATION

Gage Academy of Art  2015-2016

Trowbridge Atelier, contemporary painting

Gage Academy of Art  2012-2015

Georgetown Atelier, classical drawing and painting

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Studio monitor, Gage Academy of Art  2015-2016

Trowbridge Atelier

Studio monitor, Gage Academy of Art  2009-2017

Classes and workshops taught by local and national artists

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS             (*Solo shows)

 

Postcards from the Pandemic, Beard and Weil Galleries, Wheaton College, Norton, MA 2020

Terra Firma, The Lakeshore, ERA Living, Seattle, WA  2020

Vashon Summer Arts Fest, Vashon Center for the Arts Gallery, Vashon, WA  2020

While You Were Out, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT  2020

insideOUT: Open Studios, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL  2020

Seattle Public Utilities: Fresh Perspectives II, Seattle Municipal Tower, Seattle, WA 2020

* Get Together, Fireplace Gallery, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR  2019

VIVA Members Show, The Hardware Store, Vashon, WA  2019

Gage Connections, University House Wallingford, ERA Living, Seattle, WA  2019

* Adore, Zeitgeist Coffee and Gallery, Seattle, WA  2018

* From the Studio, Fresh Flours, Seattle, WA  2018

Open Hours, Serlachius Residency, Mantta, Finland  2018

Person of Interest, University House Wallingford, ERA Living, Seattle, WA  2018

VIVA Members Show, The Hardware Store, Vashon, WA  2018

Matsuda Family series, part of ‘Hikikomogomo,’ Vashon Heritage Museum, Vashon, WA  2018

Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA  2018

* Root, Studio Kura, Itoshima, Japan  2017

Georgetown Atelier Alumni, Equinox Studios, Seattle, WA  2017

Ellisport Artists, Hastings-Cone Gallery, Vashon, WA  2017

Ellisport Chautauqua Celebration, Ellisport Private Residence, Vashon, WA  2017

Spitting Image, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA  2017

* Gaman (Persevere), Zeitgeist Coffee and Gallery, Seattle, WA  2016

* From the Studio, Hastings-Cone Gallery, Vashon, WA  2016

Nourish, University House Wallingford, ERA Living, Seattle, WA  2016

Transitions V, Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle, WA  2016

Best of Gage, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA  2016

Toy Story, The Lakeshore, ERA Living, Seattle, WA  2016

Figuratively Speaking, Ida Culver House Broadview, ERA Living, Seattle, WA  2016

Trowbridge Atelier, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA  2016

Spitting Image, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA  2016

Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA  2015

Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists, Essentia, Seattle, WA  2015

Georgetown Atelier, Gallery 4500, Seattle, WA  2015

Georgetown Atelier, (curated) Machine House Brewery, Seattle, WA  2015

Best of Gage Annual Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA  2015

Georgetown Atelier Showcase, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA  2015

Georgetown Atelier, Gallery 4500, Seattle, WA  2014

Georgetown Atelier Showcase, Georgetown Atelier, Seattle, WA  2014

Georgetown Atelier Showcase, Georgetown Atelier, Seattle, WA  2013

 

HONORS, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture and Seattle Public Utilities, Bioretention Edition Public Art, Finalist  2020

Plymouth Housing, Rainier & King Plaza Public Art, Finalist  Seattle, WA  2019

Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture and Dept. of Transportation’s Art Interruptions Public Art, Commissioned

   Piece  2018-2020

Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture, Public Art Boot Camp, Seattle, WA 2018

Phinney Center Gallery, Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Finalist  Seattle, WA 2018

Gage Academy of Art, Best of Gage - Figure Category, First Prize  Seattle, WA 2016

Phinney Center Gallery, Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Finalist  Seattle, WA 2015

 

Open 4Culture Grant  2018

Vashon Heritage Museum Grant  2018

Gage Academy of Art Artist’s Magazine Grant Scholarship  2015

Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists Rudolph Bundas Memorial Fund Scholarship  2014

 

Atlantic Center for the Arts Residency  Florida, February 2020

Serlachius Residency of the Serlachius Museums  Finland, December 2018 

Vermont Studio Center Residency & Merit Grant  Vermont, January 2018

Studio Kura Residency  Japan, October 2017

Vermont Studio Center Residency & Merit Grant  Vermont, January 2017

 

PUBLIC ART

‘Matsuda Family’  Vashon Maury Island Land Trust  Vashon, WA  2019

Permanent installation of narrative metal panel series along trail on Matsuda Farm, property once belonging to the Matsuda Family and now maintained by the Vashon Maury Island Land Trust.

 

‘Feast’  Art Interruptions 2018: Rainier Valley Greenway  Seattle, WA, 2018-2020

Selected for City of Seattle’s Office of Arts & Culture and Department of Transportation’s annual temporary public art competition.  Extended one year at neighborhood’s request.


COLLECTIONS

Postcards from the Pandemic (four watercolor paintings). Wheaton College Permanent Collection. Norton, MA.     

    Acquired 2020.

Dragon Dance Head and Fragile Storage Trunk. Seattle City Lights Public Art Collection. Seattle, WA.  Acquired 2020.

Family Dinner. Seattle Public Utilities Public Art collection.  Seattle, WA. Acquired 2019.


PUBLICATIONS

Mycorrhizae, Summer/Fall 2020 print issue

3Elements Review, Issue No. 27, 2020

Toho Journal, “Duality” (Vol. 2, Issue 1) print issue, 2020

Toho Journal, online issue, 2020

Lantern Review, “Remnants” (Issue 8.1), 2020.  Cover artist.

New Limestone Review, University of Kentucky, 2020.  Featured Artist.

Toho Journal, online issue, 2019

 

PRESS

The Advocate, Mt. Hood Community College, OR, “Artist Shares Inspiration to Create” by Chloe Collins, 2019

KMV-Lehti, Finland, “Hiljaisuus antaa tilaa ajatuksille” by Heikki Vesterinen, 2018

 © 2008-2019 by Miya Sukune

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