CONTACT / 

chikaraumihara@me.com

[EDUCATION]

2013: MFA In Photography, Hartford Art School, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

2007: One-Year Certificate Program in General Studies, International Center of Photography, New York, New York, USA

 

2000: B.A. Literature, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

 

[AWARDS / FELLOWSHIPS / GRANTS]

2018: The Best Photography Book of the year; Shortlisted + Special Mention, PHotoESPAÑA, Madrid, Spain

 

2015-2017: Visiting Artist Fellowship, Hartford Art School, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

 

2011-2012: Merit Scholarship, Hartford Art School, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

 

2011: THE 2010 HEY, HOT SHOT! NE PLUS ULTRA Prize, A Jen Bekman Project, New York, New York, USA

 

2010: PRESENT TENSE: 15th Annual Photographic Competition, PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTER NW, Seattle, Washington, USA

 

2007: Director’s Fund Scholarship, International Center of Photography, New York, New York, USA

 

[EXHIBITIONS]

2019: WHISPERING HOPE, IG PHOTO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

2019: FREE TIME: PHOTOBOOKS, VU PHOTO, Quebec City, Canada

 

2018: The Photobooks by Sybren Kuiper, THE FOTOBOOKFESTIVAL KASSEL, Kassel, Germany

 

2018: The Best Photography Book of the year in PHotoESPAÑA 2018, BIBLIOTECA NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA, Madrid, Spain

 

2015: “FE” Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

 

2013: SPLIT SECONDS, 25CPW, New York, New York, USA

 

2013: SPLIT SECONDS, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

 

2013: TEN, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, New York, USA

 

2012: LONG LONELY SWIMS, Kominek Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

2012: O FIM, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

 

2011: HEY, HOT SHOT! 2010 Showcase, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, New York, USA

 

2011: new directions 2011, Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, California, USA

 

2010: PRESENT TENSE: 15th Annual Photographic Competition, PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTER NW, Seattle, Washington, USA

 

2007: SHIFT, International Center of Photography, New York, New York, USA

 

[PUBLICATION]

2017: WHISPERING HOPE [ISBN 978-4-9909742-0-6]

 

[COLLECTION]

The ICP Library, International Center of Photography, New York, New York, USA

 

[BIBLIOGRAPHY / REVIEW / FEATURE / ARTICLE / WRITING / ARTIST TALK]

2020: [WRITING] IMA Magazine, 2020 Summer Vol.32, “Camera: For a Problem to Solve" - Essay

 

2019: [WRITING] IMA Magazine, 2019 Winter Vol.30, “Open Horizon" - Interview & Text

 

2018: [REVIEW] PHOTONEWS – ZEITUG FÜR FOTOGRAFIE, by Hannes Wanderer

 

2018: [WRITING] IMA Magazine, 2018 Spring Vol.23, “Prospects For New Photography" - Essay

 

2018: [REVIEW] Conscientious Photography Magazine, by Jörg M. Colberg

 

2018: [ARTIST TALK] TSUMUGU; Conversation + Book Signing, AMPERSAND GALLERY & FINE BOOKS, Portland, Oregon, USA

 

2018: [REVIEW] THE HEAVY COLLECTIVE, by Emma Phillips

 

2017: [REVIEW] Photobooks of The Month; December, IMA Magazine Online, by GINZA TSUTAYA BOOKS

 

2017: [LIST] Photobooks of 2017: Alec Soth, Photobookstore Magazine

 

2017: [PANEL DISCUSSION] Farewell Photobook; Con Artist Collective & Gallery, New York, New York, USA

 

2014: [BIBLIOGRAPHY] Issue 3: The United States (2003-2013), Mossless Magazine

 

2012: [BIBLIOGRAPHY] Long Lonely Swims, aG HALIDE PRESS

 

2012: [LIST] Art Photo Index

 

2011: [FEATURE] Esquire Russia

 

2011: [AUCTION] SNAP! Emerging Artists Auction, Aperture Foundation, New York, New York, USA

 

2007: [BIBLIOGRAPHY] SHIFT Vol.2, International Center of Photography, New York, New York, USA