EN / JP

Ayako Ono
11/20/1982
Currently residing in Tokyo

education

2010
M.F.A. University of Nevada, Las Vegas
2006
B.A. University of Nevada, Reno

solo exhibitions

2011
“Passing Through” Gallery Neuartig. San Pedro, CA
2010
“Blue in Caramel” Caramel at Bellagio. Las Vegas, NV
“You Could Be Anywhere” Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
2009
“Her Little World” Hibiya Patio. Tokyo
“Directions” Entkukui. Tokyo
2008
“Somewhere In Between” Grant Hall Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
2007
“Blue in Progress” Se7en. Reno, NV
2006
“Blue in Progress” McNamara Gallery. Reno, NV

group exhibitions

2017
“Landscape Paintings in 2017” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
“Yuragi no Naka no Sei to Shi” Sojiro. Itami, Hyogo
“#2” Sojiro. Itami, Hyogo
2016
“Landscape Paintings in 2016” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
“University Galleries Valentine’s Auction” Student Galleries South. Reno, NV
2015
“Landscape Paintings in 2015” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
2014
“Landscape Paintings in 2014” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
“Valentine Art Auction Biennial” Sheppard Contemporary. Reno, NV
2013
“Maybe the First Time vol.3” TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY. Osaka
2012
“THE OSAKAN DREAMS VOL.2” DMO ARTS. Osaka
“No Strings Attached” Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery. Reno, NV
2011
“Black, White and Night” Marriott SpringHill Suites. Las Vegas, NV
Invitational Exhibition. Hellion Gallery. Portland, OR
“Hall of Fame Almni Exhibition” Jessie Metcalf Art Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
2010
“Love Lost and Found” Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery. Reno, NV
“Desert Chromaticity” Big Springs Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
2009
“Mitsubishi Corporation Art Gate Program” Gyre. Tokyo
“Art Student Exhibition 2009” ISE Cultural Foundation Gallery. New York, NY
“The Event: Podium Results Show” Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery. Reno, NV
Invitational exhibition. Acrimony. San Francisco, CA
“20th Anniversary Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Center. Las Vegas, NV
2008
“Mitsubishi Corporation Art Gate Program” Gyre. Tokyo
“Scary Art Auction/Benefit” Grant Hall Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
“Culture Clash” Bridge Gallery, Las Vegas City Hall. Las Vegas, NV
“Ningyoo House II” Avant Gallery, The Epicenter. Las Vegas, NV
“Painting Physical Presence” (Two-person show w/ Erik Gecas) Contemporary Arts Collective. Las Vegas, NV
Invitational exhibition. Gallery Euro. Las Vegas, NV
“19th Annual Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Collective. Las Vegas, NV
“Show Us What You Love, Show Us Your Love!” Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery. Reno, NV
2007
“What I’ve Realized As I Loved You” Kukui Cafe. Tokyo
“Asian and Pacific Islander Art Exhibit” Investment Gallery. Reno, NV
“digmeout Exhibition 2007” Sony Building. Tokyo
“digmeout Exhibition 2007” Minascapes. Osaka
“Bike Art” Never Ender Gallery. Reno, NV
2005
“Student Art Show” Never Ender Gallery. Reno, NV

art fairs/events

2013
“GEISAI#19” Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Trade Center. Tokyo
2009
“GEISAI#12” Tokyo Big Sight. Tokyo
2008
“ART OSAKA 2008” Dojima Hotel. Osaka, Japan

awards

2009
Purchase Award: “Mitsubishi Corporation Art Gate Program” Mitsubishi Corporation. Tokyo
Third Place: “20th Anniversary Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Center. Las Vegas, NV
2008
Purchase Award: “Mitsubishi Corporation Art Gate Program” Mitsubishi Corporation. Tokyo
Honorable Mention: “19th Annual Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Collective. Las Vegas, NV
2007
Selected: “digmeout Audition 2007” FM802 digmeout Factory. Osaka

reviews / articles

2008
“Here and There” Las Vegas Weekly (August 21)
“Getting ‘Physical'” Las Vegas Review-Journal (August 15)
Juxtapoz.com Reader Art (April 21)