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          2018     University of Kansas, Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking and Drawing, Honors

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

                       Artists’ Books

 

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          2018    plushscapes, Juice Box Gallery · Kansas City, KS (Upcoming)

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

 

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          2018    Got It For Cheap, Western Exhibitions · Chicago, IL (Upcoming) 

                      St. Louis Small Press Expo, St. Louis Public Library · St. Louis, MO (Upcoming)

                      KC ZINE CON, University of Missouri Kansas City - Pierson Auditorium · Kansas City, MO (Upcoming)

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

                     Got It For CheapDrugstore Studios · Kansas City, MO

                      Into the Fold, Wonderfair Gallery · Lawrence, KS                         

                       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

 

 

A  R  T  I  S  T      R  E  S  I  D  E  N  C  Y

          2018     Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency, Charlotte Street Foundation · Kansas City, MO

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

                       Tokyo / Fujikawaguchiko, Japan

 

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         2018      Maurer Oswald Award for Outstanding Women in Visual Art, Department of Visual Art -

                      University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

                        Daniel MacMorris Award, Department of Visual Art - University of Kansas · Lawrence, KS

                        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            

 

 

E  X  C  H  A  N  G  E      P  O  R  T  F  O  L  I  O  S

          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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          A5 Magazine, Edition #14, May 2018 

          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