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          2018     University of Kansas, Master of Fine Arts Candidate in Printmaking and Drawing (expected)

          2014     School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking and

                       Artists’ Books

 

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          2018    2018 KANSAS CITY FLATFILE + DIGITALFILE, H&R Block Artspace · Kansas City, MO (Upcoming)

                      LA Zine FestPasadena Convention Center · Pasadena, CA (Upcoming)

                     Got It For Cheap KCDrugstore Studios · Kansas City, MO (Upcoming)

                       heart of plush - MFA Thesis Exhibition, Chalmers Art & Design Gallery · Lawrence, KS (Solo)

                      Into the Fold, Wonderfair Gallery · Lawrence, KS (Upcoming)                        

                       Into the Fold, CR Ettinger Gallery · Philadelphia, PA

                       Into the Fold, UAH Gallery · Huntsville, AL 

                      MI-LAB 2017 - Resident Work Exhibition, CfSHE Gallery - 3331 Arts Chiyoda · Tokyo, Japan 

          2017     3rd International Mokuhanga Conference - Into the Fold, University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Gallery

                      · Honolulu, HI

                        LUCKY CLOUD, Kansas Union Gallery · Lawrence, KS

                       Exhibition of 2017 Mokuhanga Artist Residents, CfSHE Gallery - 3331 Arts Chiyoda · Tokyo, Japan

                        Postcards to Maud...Please Forward, Chandler Gallery · Cambridge, MA

                        Chicago Zine Fest, Plumbers Hall · Chicago, IL

                        Pop Up Show, Guerilla Gallery · Lawrence, KS

          2016      Words + Text + Numbers, St.Louis Artists’ Guild and Galleries · Clayton, MO

                        Salt City Dozen 2016, Syracuse University · Syracuse, NY    

                        Paper in Particular, Columbia College · Columbia, MO

                        Displacement, Kansas Union Gallery · Lawrence, KS

                        MFA Graduate Student Exhibition, KU Art and Design Gallery · Lawrence, KS

          2014      International Juried Exhibition, New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery ·

                       Albuquerque, NM

                        SAIC Spring BFA Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries · Chicago, IL

                        Advanced Artists’ Books Show, Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection ·  Chicago, IL

          2013      Gathering Forms, School of the Art Institute of Chicago · Chicago, IL

          2012       Art Bash, School of the Art Institute of Chicago · Chicago, IL

 

 

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          2017      MI-LAB · Advanced Level Mokuhanga Artists Residency, Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory ·

                       Tokyo / Fujikawaguchiko, Japan

 

 

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         2018       School of the Arts Research Grant, University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

         2017       School of the Arts Travel Grant, University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS (Funded travel expenses to MI-

                       LAB Mokuhanga Artist Residency)

                        Burrows and Voorhees Printmaking Scholarship, Department of Visual Art - University of Kansas ·

                       Lawrence, KS

                        Department of Art Study Abroad Scholarship, University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

                        School of the Arts Research Grant, University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS (Funded personal research

                       project at the MI-LAB Mokuhanga Artist Residency)

                        Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award, Department of Visual Art - University of Kansas ·

                        Lawrence, KS

          2016      Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award, Department of Visual Art - University of Kansas ·

                        Lawrence, KS

                         Voorhees, Louthian and Burrows Printmaking Scholarship, Department of Visual Art - University

                        of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

          2015       Voorhees, Louthian and Burrows Printmaking Scholarship, Department of Visual Art University of

                        Kansas · Lawrence, KS

                         Donald and Evelyn Louthian Scholarship, University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

          2012       Merit Scholarship Recipient, School of the Art Institute of Chicago · Chicago, IL


 

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          Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection · Chicago, IL       

          MI-LAB Archives · Tokyo, Japan

          Syracuse University Art Galleries Permanent Collection · Syracuse, NY

          Lake Effects Editions · Syracuse, NY            

 

 

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          2017      Into the Fold, 3rd International Mokuhanga Conference · Honolulu, HI (Organized by Yoonmi Nam,

                      Katie Baldwin, and Mariko Jesse)

          2016     Of Rules and Rebellion, Mid America Print Council Conference Portfolio · New Albany, IN /

                       Louisville, KY (Organized by Kristina Paabus and Jessica Caponigro)

          2015      Salt City Dozen, Syracuse University · Syracuse, NY (Juried by Kevin Haas)

 

 

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          2016    Samantha Sexton, “ART IN FOCUS: Printmaker, Fuko Ito,” The Daily Kansan,

                       September 8, 2016

                       (http://www.kansan.com/arts_and_culture/art-in-focus-fuko-ito-printmaker/

                       article_c29e5f1e_7537-11e6-8d22-7795a91a42c7.html)

 

 

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          2017      Instructor of Record - ART 122: Fundamentals of Printmaking, University of Kansas ·

                       Lawrence, KS

                        Instructor of Record - ART 102: Drawing II, University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

                        Instructor - High School Day Zine Workshop, University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

          2016      Instructor of Record - ART 101: Drawing I, University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

                        Instructor - High School Day Monoprint Workshop, University of Kansas ·             

                       Lawrence, KS

                        Teaching Assistant - Lithography, Ox-Bow School of Arts · Saugatuck, MI

          2015      Teaching Assistant - Lithography, Ox-Bow School of Arts · Saugatuck, MI

          2014      Teaching Assistant - Lithography, Ox-Bow School of Arts · Saugatuck, MI

          2013       Teaching Assistant - Lithography, Ox-Bow School of Arts · Saugatuck, MI



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          2017       Visiting Critic, Kansas City Art Institute - Senior Printmaking Class · Kansas City, MO

          2016       Intaglio Shop Assistant, University of Kansas - Printmaking · Lawrence, KS

          2015       Relief Shop Assistant, University of Kansas - Printmaking · Lawrence, KS

                        Screenprinting Shop Assistant, University of Kansas - Printmaking · Lawrence, KS

                        Translator - Artist Talk by Bidou Yamaguchi: “Traditions Transfigured - The Noh

                        Masks of Bidou Yamaguchi,” Asian Art Council at the Art Institute of Chicago · Chicago, IL   

          2014-15   Assistant Printer, Black Shamrock Etchings · Chicago, IL

                        Printer and Administrative Assistant, Steel Petal Press · Chicago, IL

          2014       Translator - Lecture by Ayomi Yoshida: “The Spirit of Sakura - My Artwork and Family Legacy,”

                         Asian Art Council at the Art Institute of Chicago · Chicago, IL   

                         Gallery Assistant, Andrew Bae Gallery · Chicago, IL

          2013-14    Intern - Turning the Pages Program, Prints and Drawings Department at the Art Institute of

                         Chicago · Chicago, IL

          2013        Translator - Hamanishi Katsunori Mezzotint Demonstration, Asian Art Council at the

                          Art Institute of Chicago · Chicago, IL   

          2012-14    Printshop Facilities Assistant, SAIC Printmedia Department · Chicago, IL