MARIKO IRIE FINE ART

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Email: mariko@mariko-irie.com




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Mariko Irie
Current Residence in Santa Rosa since Nov. 2011
Residence in San Diego, CA  2009-2011
Residence in Mendocino, CA 1982-2009
Came to U.S.A. in 1982
Born in Tokyo, Japan,


Education:
1989-1993 Study printmaking with Robert Rhoades through College of the Redwoods
1991-1993 Study painting with Bill Martin through College of the Redwoods
1973 Bachelor of Arts, Musashino Art University, in Tokyo,
Self-educated painting since three years old


Professional Experience:
1989-present Artist
2002-present Teaching painting class at Mendocino Art Center
1994, 1995, 1999, 2000 Teaching Painting Class at Mendocino Middle School
1977-1982 Freelance as an interior designer and a graphic designer
1975-1977 Entry Co. as an interior designer
1973-1975 George Kimura Design Institute as an interior designer


Exhibitions:
2014   "Mariko Irie" at the Highlight Gallery in Mendocino CA
2014   "Mariko Irie 2014" at the Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2013   "Mariko Irie 2013" at the Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2013   "Mendocino Coast Scenes" solo show at Mendocino Art Center
2012   "Minnie Valero & Mariko Irie 2012" Gallery 21 at Balboa Park, San Diego CA
2012   "Mariko Irie 2012" at the Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2011    The Juried Show "The 2nd Annual SDAI Plein Air Show"  at Museum of Living             Artist at the BalboaPark in San Diego
2011    The Juried Show "Outstanding Visual Artists" at Museum of Living Artist at the             BalboaPark in San Diego
2011  "Escapes" at LJAA Gallery in La Jolla
2010  "Outstanding Visual Artists"  (Juried) at Museum of Living Artist at the Balboa Park
2010    First Paint Out Juried Competition at Museum of Living Artist at the Balboa Park
2010  Art Walk on the bay (Juried) in San Diego
2010  The Juried Show"What we"re You Thinkin'"at San Diego Watercolor Society
2010  The Juried Show"Cross Cultural" at San Diego Watercolor Society
2010  The Juried Show "Show me the Green" at San Diego Watercolor Society
2010  The Juried Show"Face Value" at San Diego Watercolor Society
2010  The Juried Show"Liberty Calls"  at San Diego Watercolor Society
2010  Solo show at the Highlight Gallery (Invited) in Mendocino
2009  Solo show "Mariko Irie's 20years" at Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2009  Solo show at Mendocino Art Center in Mendocino CA
2009  Solo show at Northcoast Arttists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2008  Solo show at Northcoast Arttists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2008  Solo Show at Sharffenberger Cellars Gallery in Philo
2008  The Juried Show "Arts for the Parks Mendocino" in Mendocino CA
2007  The juried show "American Landscapes" at MFA's Circle Gallery in Maryland
2007  Solo show at Northcoast Arttists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2007  "6 of Power" at Odd Fellow Gallery in Mendocino CA
2006  Solo show at Northcoast Arttists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2005  Solo show (Invited) at Mendocino Art Center in Mendocino CA
2005  Solo show at Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2004  Solo show at Mendocino Art Center in Mendocino CA
2004  Solo show at Northcoast Arttists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2003  Solo Show at Northcoast Arttists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2002  Solo Show at Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2001  Solo Show at Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2000  Solo show at Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
2000  Solo show at Mendocino Art Center in Mendocino CA
1998  Solo Show at The Standford Inn in Mendocino CA
1998  Solo show at Northcoast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
1996  Solo Show at Sharffenberger Cellars Gallery in Philo(Invited)
1996  Solo Show at Mendocino Show Case in Mendocino
1996  Solo Show at North Coast Artist's Gallery in Fort Bragg
1995  Solo Show at Glendeven Gallery in Little River CA
1995 - Present Mendocino Coast District Hospital in Fort Bragg
1994  Solo Show at Gallery Mendocino in Mendocino CA
1994  Two Artists Show at North Coast Artists Gallery
1993  The Wild Flower Show at Ford House Museum (Invited)
1993  Solo Show at North Coast Artists Gallery in Fort Bragg CA
1993  The Artist of this month at College of the Redwoods (Invited) in Fort Bragg CA
1992  The Art’s Annual Juried Show at Fort Bragg Center for the Arts
1992  The juried show ART IN THE GARDEN at Mendocino coast Botanical Garden
1992  The Annual All-California Community College Competition (recommended)
1991  The Women's Art Show at College of the Redwoods (Invited)
1991  Mendocino Etchers' Show at Mendocino Art Center (Invited)
1991  The Artist of this month at College of the Redwoods (Invited)
1990  The North Coast Printmakers Show at Rookie-To Gallery

Award
2011 Jurors' Choice award at Museum of the Living Artist at Balboa Park San Diego
2008 Selected for Art in the Garden Poster
2004 Selected for Mendocino Music Festival Poater
1995 Selected to create Winesong '95 poster
1992 First Place Award at Fort Bragg Center for The Art’s Annual Juried Show

Public Collection:
The Amity Art Foundation in Woodbridge, CT. U.S.A
Newport Communications in Newport Beach, CA. U.S.A
Miasa Governor in Japan


Galleries:

Northcoast Artists Gallery
362 N.Main St.
Fort Bragg  CA 95437
707-964-8266

Mendocino Art Center Gallery
45200 Little Lake St.
Mendocino CA 95460
707-937-5818

Highlight Gallery
45052 Main Street
Mendocino CA 95460
707-937-3132

Wine Tasting Room at Glendeven Inn
8205 North Highway One, Little River, CA 95456
(800) 822-4536

Mariko Irie Internet Gallery: www.mariko-irie.com

http://www.mendocinoartists.com/MarikoIrie










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