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Education

2006

  • MFA  The Unviersity of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

2002

  • BA  Photography, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri

Solo and Two-Person Exhibition

2019

    Two-person Exhibition, Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina

2017

  • Watermark, Collaboration with Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative (CUDC), Cleveland Texas

2014

  • Constructed Lore, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, Texas

2013

  • Mimi Kato x Cleveland Metroparks: Retro-Reflections on Sculpting Nature, SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio

2012

  • One Ordinary Day of An Ordinary Town, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas
  • Mostly Sunny with a Slight Chance of Thunderstorm, Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin

2011

  • Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Scattered Showers, Good Citizen Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

2009

  • Four Seasons, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas
  • One Afternoon, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Window Work, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas

2008

  • Secret Tribe of Hubbits, Roswell Museum of Art and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico

2007

  • Fox Wedding, Ballina Arts Center, Ballina, Ireland
  • Artist Looking at Art, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas

2006

  • Mix! 2006, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Texas
  • Yokai Zyukkei: Scenery with Monsters, Joan Grona Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2005

  • Dance of Communication, C-Art space, San Antonio, Texas

Group Exhibition

2016

  • I came so far for beauty, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

2015

  • Organic Matters: Women to Watch 2015, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
  • Women to Watch - Ohio, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

2011

  • Nowhere Near Here: New Lens-based Work from Texas, Fotofest, Houston, Texas

2010

  • Good and Well, David Shelton Gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2009

  • What Isn't It, Texas State Unviersity, San Marcos, Texas

2007

  • Art Now, International Art Fair, Miami Beach, Florida
  • Foto Noviembre, International Photo Festival, Canary Islands, Spain
  • Femme Fantastique, Volitant Gallery, Austin, Texas
  • Intersection: Asia/America, Montgomery College, Houston, Texas
  • Kyomei: Resonance,Poissant Gallery, Houston, Texas
  • Cherry Picked: 2007 Survey of Texas Art and Artists, Wichita Fall Museum of Art, Wichita Fall, Texas
  • Texas Biennial, Bolm Studio, Austin, Texas

2006

  • Insanely Sick, i2i Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
  • Impossible Exchange, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
  • Crossroads: Asia/America, Galveston Art Center, Texas
  • Local Loteria Show, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, Texas
  • Fire in the belly, Blue Star Art Center, San Antonio, Texas

2005

  • You are the winner, i2i Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
  • Untrue Lies, i2i Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
  • New Orlenas Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Affinities, JP Morgan Chase building, Houston, Texas
  • Face First, MFA Annual Show, Satellite Space, San Antonio, Texas
  • Resolutions, UTSA art gallery, San Antonio, Texas

2002

  • Thesis Exhibition, Truman State Unviersity, Kirksville, Missouri

2001

  • Amerikan Pride, Tom Thumb Gallery, Kirksville, Missouri

2000

  • Art Chaos, Tom Thumb Gallery, Kirksville, Missouri

Residencies

2013

  • SWAP residency, SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio

2010

  • The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, New Hampshire

2009

  • Philip C. Curtis Artist in Residency, Albion College, Albion, Michigan

2008

  • Roswell Artist in Residency Program, Roswell, New Mexico

Grants

2013

  • Creative Workforce Fellowship, Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC)

2011

  • Puffin Foundation Grant

2010

  • The MacDowell Fellow Grant, Leon Levy Foundation

2007

  • Artpace Travel Grant

2006

  • UTSA College of Liberal and Fine Arts travel grant
  • UTSA Study Abroad Scholarship, Berlin, Germany

Artist Lectures

2013

  • Public Lecture, SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio

2011

  • Visiting Artist, Kendal College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan

2010

  • Lecture & Workship, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

2009

  • Public Lecture, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Public Lectue, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 2 to Watch, Public Lecture, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas
  • Public Lecture, Texas State Unviersity, St. Marcos, Texas

2008

  • Public Lecture, Roswell Museum of Art and Art Center

Bibliography

  • Garry Reece. "'Mimi Kato: One Ordinary Day of an Ordinary Town' at Conduit Gallery", glasstireSeptember 26, 2012 >> article
  • Jeffrey Hughes. Art Papers, September 2011, p.58>> pdf
  • Stafford Smith. “Middle Earth”, The Theme Magazine 23 (2010): 21
  • Ben Judson. "Seriouse playtime", San Antonio Current, June 2, 2010
  • Josh George. “Wallpaper This: A closer look reveals there’s more to a Josh George painting than paint”, The Pitch Kansas City, January 24, 2008 (review)
  • Aidan Dunne. "Friends and other animals", The Irish Times, August 15, 2007
  • Nikki Moore. "Bi-ology: The Texas Biennial's second rising", The Austin Chronicle, March 2, 2007 >> article
  • Dan Goddard. "Best of 2006", San Antonio Express News, December 31, 2006
  • Dan Goddard. "Gallery Stroll", San Antonio Express News, July 16, 2006
  • Enrique Lopetegui. "Mimi y los monstruos de la infancia", espectaculos, July 12, 2006
  • Dan Goddard. "An international celebration of art", San Anotonio Express News, July 9, 2006
  • Catherine Walworth. "The fabulous Ks", San Antonio Current, July 12, 2006
  • Elaine Wolff. "The CAM cup is still hafl-full", San Antonio Current, July 12, 2006
  • Dan Goddard. "Gradiant'features 9 UTSA artists", San Antonio Express News, Febuary 9, 2006
  • Catherine Walworth. "Mimi Kato:dance of Communication", ArtLies, (48, Fall 2005): 113
  • Catherine Walworth. "The art capads", San Antonio Current, September 8, 2005
  • Dan Goddard. "Grass-roots photo fest grows internationally", San Antonio Express News, September 4, 2005
  • Elaine Wolff. "I hate it! I'll take two.", San Antonio Current, August 25, 2005
  • Elaine Wolff. "Feeling Negative", San Antonio Current, August 25, 2005

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  • Selected Collections

    • Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin
    • Albion College, Albion, Michigan
    • Aderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, New Mexico
    • Federal Reserve Bank, Houston, Texas
    • University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas