Yoko Hara (b. 1969) obtained her Master’s Degree in 1996 at Musashino Art University, Tokyo and in 2002 received the Japanese Government’s domestic art fellowship. In 2006 she came to Dublin on the Japanese Government’s overseas study program for artists. Her work has been included in many exhibitions, both solo and group shows. In 1996 she received an award at the 64th Exhibition of the Japan Print Association, Tokyo. From 1996 to 2006 Yoko Hara showed regularly at the Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo, the Yanagisawa Gallery, Saitama and the Hitsuji Gallery, Niigata, Japan. Between 2000 and 2006 she exhibited at the Shirota Gallery, Tokyo; Gallery Tamura, Hiroshima, Japan; the Ren Brown Collection Gallery, Bodega Bay, and the Augen Gallery, Portland U.S.A. Recently her work has been included in exhibitions at Graphic Studio Gallery in Dublin, Yanagisawa Gallery in Ireland (2004), HANGA (2006) and Dublin Port Print (2007). Permanent collections include the Cleveland Museum of Art, U.S.A, and the Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Israel.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2006 Augen Gallery, Portland, OR, USA
2005 The Ren Brown Collection Gallery, Bodega Bay, CA, USA
1996-2004 Yanigisawa Gallery, Japan