Mayumi Lake Japanese, b. 1964

Education

1964 Born in Osaka, Japan
1997 BFA in Photography - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1998

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Photography Department

2000

MFA in Photography - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2003

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 Unison - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY
2017 Unison - Bolt Project Space, Chicago Artists Collation, Chicago, IL
2014

Latent Heat - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY

2010

Æther - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY

2009

Ex Post Facto - Witzenhausen Gallery Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2008

Ex Post Facto - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY

2006

My Idol - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY

2005

Poo-Chi - Cornelius Pleser Galerie, Munich, Germany

 

Poo-Chi - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Pink Noise: Works by the Stella Collective - The Mary-Frances and Bill Veeck Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017 Wa-Jin - Japan Information Center, Chicago, IL
 

Seeing Through the Garden - Sensyu-Izutsuyashiki, Higashikagawa, Takamatsu, Japan

2016

Preview 6 : We’ve Met Before - Bolt Residency, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL

2014

Stella: The Nature of a Collective - Ukraine Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL

 

Nocturnal Labyrinth - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY     

2012

Great Refusal: Taking on New Queer Aesthetics - Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011

Till All Is Green - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY

 

Staged Photography - Paci Contemporary, Brescia, Italy 

2009

The Shasin-ka Slide Show,NAKANAKA: Japanese Arts and Culture Series - Drom, New York, NY

 

Womanliness - Galleria PaciArte, Brescia, Italy

2008

Focus: Midwest - Midwest Museum of Contemporary Art, Carmel, IN

2007

Thinking the Multiple - Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

 

PHOTOARTE, Brescia, Italy

  Free Rein/Full Play – New Chicago Photographer - Ellen Curlee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
  Bangkok International Art Festival, Bangkok, Thailand    
2006 A Travel on the Contemporary Photography - Galleria PaciArte, Brescia, Italy (Catalog)
  The Distant Mirror - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, NY
  Festival of Love: Video Series - Asia Society, New York, NY
  Director’s Lounge - Berlin, Germany
2004 She-Snap - Schopf Gallery, Chicago, IL
  FOTOAMERICA 2004, Santiago, Chile (Catalog)
  Re:Source - Art In General, New York , NY
  Relating to Photography - Fotographie Forum International, Frankfurt, Germany                 
2002 No Live Girls - Lance Fung Gallery, New York, New York           
2001 Media Impossible - Ssamzie Space, Soul, Korea (Catalog)
2000 Uncut Special Edition - Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England     

   

Selected Awards and Residencies 

2017 Individual Artist Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, Chicago, IL
2017, 2013, 2007 Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of The Art institute of Chicago
2016-2017

Bolt Residency, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL

2014

Catslair Residency, Catwalk Institute, Catskill, NY

2013, 2007

Catwalk Art Residency, Catwalk Institute, Catskill, NY

2009

AIR Artist-in-Residence Krems, Krems, Austria

2005

Roger Brown House Residency, New Buffalo, Michigan, School of The Art institute of Chicago   

2003

Skowhegan Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 

2002

Photo-Eye Awards “Best Figure Study and Nude Book” for monograph Poo-Chi, Nazraeli Press

2001

Artists Fellowship Grant, Illinois Art Council

2000

Bruce Goodman Memorial Fellowship, School of The Art institute of Chicago

 

Publications

2009 Ex Post Facto (hardcover), One Picture Book #55, Nazraeli Press
2002 Poo-Chi (hardcover), essay by Joanna Frueh, Nazraeli Press

 

Collections

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Museum of Fine Arts, Huston, TX
Museum of Sex, New York, NY
Asia Society, New York, NY
Joy of Giving Something foundation, New York, NY
Video Art World, Barcelona, Spain

Randolfo Rocha Collection, Belo Horizonte, M.G. Brazil