EN / JP

Ayako Ono
Born in 1982
Currently residing in Tokyo

[education]

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

[solo exhibitions]

2022: “Existence and Allegory” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
2019: “Re: You Could Be Anywhere” Gallery Yukihira. Tokyo
2011: “Passing Through” Gallery Neuartig. San Pedro, CA
2010: “Blue in Caramel” Caramel at Bellagio. Las Vegas, NV
2010: “You Could Be Anywhere” Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
2009: “Her Little World” Hibiya Patio. Tokyo
2009: “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]

2022: “Ashita no Yumeshika Exhibition” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
2019: “Artist Unknown” shuuue. Tokyo
2018: “Landscape Paintings in 2018” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
2017: “Landscape Paintings in 2017” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
2017: “Yuragi no Naka no Sei to Shi” Sojiro. Itami, Hyogo
2017: “#2” Sojiro. Itami, Hyogo
2016: “Landscape Paintings in 2016” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo. Tokyo
2016: “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
2014: “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
2012: “No Strings Attached” Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery. Reno, NV
2011: “Black, White and Night” Marriott SpringHill Suites. Las Vegas, NV
2011: Invitational Exhibition. Hellion Gallery. Portland, OR
2011: “Hall of Fame Almni Exhibition” Jessie Metcalf Art Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
2010: “Love Lost and Found” Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery. Reno, NV
2010: “Desert Chromaticity” Big Springs Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
2009: “Mitsubishi Corporation Art Gate Program” Gyre. Tokyo
2009: “Art Student Exhibition 2009” ISE Cultural Foundation Gallery. New York, NY
2009: “The Event: Podium Results Show” Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery. Reno, NV
2009: Invitational exhibition. Acrimony. San Francisco, CA
2009: “20th Anniversary Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Center. Las Vegas, NV
2008: “Mitsubishi Corporation Art Gate Program” Gyre. Tokyo
2008: “Scary Art Auction/Benefit” Grant Hall Gallery. Las Vegas, NV
2008: “Culture Clash” Bridge Gallery, Las Vegas City Hall. Las Vegas, NV
2008: “Ningyoo House II” Avant Gallery, The Epicenter. Las Vegas, NV
2008: “Painting Physical Presence” Contemporary Arts Collective. Las Vegas, NV
2008: Invitational exhibition. Gallery Euro. Las Vegas, NV
2008: “19th Annual Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Collective. Las Vegas, NV
2008: “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
2007: “Asian and Pacific Islander Art Exhibit” Investment Gallery. Reno, NV
2007: “digmeout Exhibition 2007” Sony Building. Tokyo
2007: “digmeout Exhibition 2007” Minascapes. Osaka
2007: “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
2009: Third Place: “20th Anniversary Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Center. Las Vegas, NV
2008: Purchase Award: “Mitsubishi Corporation Art Gate Program” Mitsubishi Corporation. Tokyo
2008: Honorable Mention: “19th Annual Juried Show” Contemporary Arts Collective. Las Vegas, NV

[reviews / articles]

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