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Sequoyah AONO

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Born in Naples, Italy; Grown in Tokyo, Japan. Reside in NYC.

Education
2007 -MFA in Sculpture, Tokyo University of the Arts
2005 -BFA in Sculpture, Tokyo University of the Arts

Solo Exhibitions
2018 -Vital Beating LOKO GALLERY / Tokyo, Japan
2017 -Identity of the difference Marta Shefter Gallery / Krakow, Poland
2016 -Evidence of Existence Infinito Gallery / NYC
2013 -Process of Perceiving P339_cpny Gallery / Brooklyn, NY
2011 -Face to Face (thru Jan. 2012) Chashama 461Gallery / NYC
2010 -Governors Island Art Fair 2010 Governors Island, NYC

Selected Exhibitions & Activities
2017 -4th Beylikdüzü Int’l Stone Sculpture Symposium / Istanbul, Turkey
2015 -The League Residency at VYT / Sparkill, NY
2014 -Artist in Residence at Haslla Art World / Korea
2014 -17th Nasunogahara Int’l Arts Symposium in Ohtawara / Tochigi, Japan
2014 -Asklepios : Int’l Stone Sculpture Symposium / Izmir, Turkey
2014 -Fiction in Reality Three-Person Show at ISE Cultural Foundation / NYC
2013 -The New Florence Biennale at the Fortezza da Basso / Florence, Italy
2013 -Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013 one year show at Smithsonian Nat’l Portrait Gallery / Wash, DC 2012
2013 -Beyond Rodin: Contemporary Figurative Sculpture The Rye Arts Center / Rye, NY
2013 -Heads Lori Bookstein Fine Art / NYC
2011 -M2M Project (thru June. 2012) ASL / NYC
2011 -7th Int’l Bildhauer Symposium Davos / Switzerland
2011 -2nd Int’l Sculptors Symposium in Ahrntal Valley / Italy
2009 -Young Artist ISE Cultural Foundation Supports
2009 -Tamada Project Temporary Contemporary / Tokyo, Japan

Selected Awards
2017 -Richard McDermott Miller Prize National Sculpture Society / USA
2016 -Walter & Michael Lantz Prize National Sculpture Society / USA
2015 -Roger T. Williams Prize National Sculpture Society / USA
2014 -Alex J. Ettl Grant National Sculpture Society / USA
2014 -Yoshino Gypsum Art Foundation Grant for ISE NY Exhibition / Japan
2013 -3rd Prize Smithsonian Nat’l Portrait Gallery / Wash, DC
2011 -National Endowment for the Arts Grant / USA
2010 -Grants for Overseas Study Pola Art Foundation 2010 in New York / Japan
2009 -Young Sculptor Award -Roger T. Williams Prize Nat’l Sculpture Society / USA
2008 -ISE Cultural Foundation Award / NYC

Outdoor Sculpture Installation
“Mask”(White Marble) at Beylikdüzü Valley of Life (park) / Istanbul, Turkey
“Foot”(Travertine Marble) at Kömürcüoğlu Mermer Aş / Denizli, Turkey
“Suppressed Head”(White Granite) / Ohtawara-shi Tochigi, Japan
“Chihuahua”(Lime Stone, Travertine Marble) at Dokuz Eylül University / Izmir, Turkey
“Self-Head”(Travertine Marble) at Kömürcüoğlu Mermer Aş / Denizli, Turkey
“Watching Upon the Present”(Marble, Aluminium, Steel) at Westhampton, NY
“A Man’s Back”(Black Granite & Red Granite Base) and
“Man with Burden”(Lime Stone) at outdoors of Aged Home, Akiruno-City, Tokyo
“Brief Moment”(Black Granite with Marble Wall) at Museum of Contemporary Sculpture, Tokyo
“Black Gaze I”(Black Marble & Black Granite Base) at Arakawa Park, Tokyo

Artist WEBsite
www.sequoyahaono.com

We start an online sale site from July 21st
We exhibited at Sydney Contemporary 2019