© 2017 HEATHER MIDORI YAMADA ARTWORK 

514-917-5260
hmidoriy@gmail.com

CV

Exhibitions

2019

  • Found: New Works by Heather Midori Yamada, Gage Gallery Arts Collective, Victoria BC, solo

  • Encore, Gage Gallery Arts Collective, Victoria BC, group

  • Expressions on Japanese washi and other papers, Oak Bay Artist's Studio Tour, Victoria BC, group

2018

  • Oak Bay Artist's Studio Tour, Victoria BC, group

  • Both Sides Now, The Japanese Paper Place, Etobicoke ON, group

  • Paint, Pencil, Pen, Paper, Gage Gallery Arts Collective, Victoria BC, group

  • Orb, Gage Gallery Arts Collective, Victoria BC, solo

 

2017

  • Cusp and other mixed media works, Gage Gallery Arts Collective, Victoria BC, solo

  • One Fifty Plus, Gage Gallery Arts Collective, Victoria BC, group

  • Artsu Matsuri, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto ON, group

  • Look for Banners to Rise, Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, Toronto ON, duo with Warren Hoyano - see pulbications

  • Past Forward, McIntosh Gallery at Western University , London ON, group

2016

  • Espace Galerie, Montreal, solo

  • Gage Gallery Arts Collective, Victoria, BC, solo

 

2015

  • 16th Annual Oak Bay Artists’ Studio Tour, Victoria, BC, group

  • Aperçu/Glimpse--un échantillon des oeuvres de 1970 à aujourd’hui, Galerie Espace, Montreal, solo

  • Artsu Matsuri, Gendai Gallery, Toronto, group

 

​2014 

  • Flux, Espace Galerie, Montreal, solo



2013

  • Asian Heritage, University of Toronto Library, group

  • Espace Galerie, Montreal, duo

  • Enchevêtrements naturelsMaison de la Culture de Lachine, exposition de trois artists​, Montreal, group

  • Artsu Matsuri, Gendai Gallery, Toronto, group

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2012 

  • SLICE, PARCELLES DE VIE, Espace Galerie, Montreal, ​group​

  • Reflection: Asian Canadian Women Artists, 10th Anniversary, ​Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec, Ville St-Laurent, QC, group 

  • Espace Galerie, Montreal, solo 

  • Artsu Matsuri, Gendai Gallery, Toronto, group 

  • Images de Femmes, bibliothèque de Mile End, Montreal, group   

  • Reflections on Rebirth for Japan Post 3/11, Prince Takamado Gallery, Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, group 

2011 

  • RECTO/VERSO, Galerie Bene Note, Montreal, solo

  • RECTO/VERSO, Studio show, Montreal, solo

  • Espace Galerie, Montreal, solo

  • Artsu Matsuri, Gendai Gallery, Toronto, group 

       
2010

  • Gendai Gallery, Toronto, group

  • Studio 5141, Montreal, solo

  • Jacobs Lounge Visual Arts Space, Miles Nadal, JCC, Toronto, group



2009 

  • Washi Bannières et toiles, Studios Lyne St-Roch, Montreal, solo

  • Touching Enlightenment, installation peinture / ikebana, Montreal, solo 

            

2008

  • World Washi Summit, Montreal, solo

  • Collective Visions, McClure Gallery, Westmount, QC, solo

  • Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC, group


2007 

  • Art View 2007, City Museum, Washington, group

  • Gendai Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, group

2006 

  • Gallerie GÄNSHEIDE, Stuttgart, group

  • Gendai Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, group  

  • Ecomusée de Montreal, Montreal, group show & auction

  • Collective Visions, McClure Gallery,  Westmount, QC, group

  • Art View 2006, City Museum, Washington, DC, group

 

2005 

  • Installation Ikebana & Washi with Madame Watanabe,
     Sensei, Shambhala Meditation Centre of Montreal

  • East West Landscape, Stewart Hall, Point Claire, QC, group

  • Art View  2005, City Museum, Washington, group

  • Ecomusée de Montreal, Montreal, group show & auction

 

2003 

  • Traces…Images, works on washi, a selection from 108,000 small secrets series,  Espace Galerie, Montreal, solo

  • Arashi Daiko 20th anniversary,  Pollack Hall, McGill University, Montreal, solo

 

2002 

  • Brought to Life, Canadian artists working on Washi, new works on paper shown in studio, Atelier 4427, Montreal, solo

 

2001 

  • New Works on Paper, studio show, Atelier 4427, Montreal, solo

 

2000

  • 108 Small secrets - Textures of Life, George Gilmour Gallery, Toronto, solo

  • New Works on Paper, studio show, Montreal, solo

 

 

Collections (selected)

 
The Allied Chemical Bank of America, New York
Arthur Anderson Associates, Toronto
The Bank of America Collection, Toronto
The Bank of Montreal, Toronto
The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
British Airways, Toronto
The British Columbia Art Collection, Vancouver
The Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
Alex Chapman Design, Toronto
Clarkson-Gordon Chartered Accountants, Toronto
Education Associates, Toronto
Goodman and Goodman, Chartered Accountants. Toronto
Brian Gluckstien Design Interiors. Toronto
Guaranty Trust Co. Toronto
IBM Co. Toronto
Imperial Oil Co. Toronto
RGA International
Ron Linden, Barristers and Solicitors. Toronto 
Midland-Doherty Ltd., Toronto
Mohawk College, Hamilton
NASCO International, Toronto
NORCAN Ltd. Toronto
NOVA Corporation, Calgary
Organon Canada Ltd. Toronto
The Alice Peck Gallery, Burlington, Ontario
Peat, Marwick, Thorne Chartered Accountants, Toronto
Pfizer Corporation, Montreal
Powell & Bonnell, Toronto
P.P.L. Marketing Ltd. Mississauga
Hi-Bred Pioneer, Chatham, Ontario
The Randolf Group, Management Consultants Inc. Toronto
The Royal Ontario Museum, Far East Asian , Toronto
Semi tech Micro-Electronics Corp. Markham, Ontario
Sony of Canada, Toronto, ON
Somers, Kronis, Rotztain, Barr and Solicitors, Toronto, ON
Spectrum Mutual Funds, Toronto, ON
Sun Life Assurance Co. Toronto
The Terrace Corporation, Alberta
Thompson-Lightstone Company Co. Ltd. Toronto
Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection, Toronto
Toronto Sun Corporation, Toronto
Dr. J. Youster & Assoc. Montreal



For a complete curriculum vitae  including over 30 corporate, and public collections-kindly contact the artist: hmidoriy@gmail.com

 

Education

The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta

Scholarship Summer – Purchase Award

York University, Toronto, ON 1973

University of Western Ontario, London, ON

Graduated with Honours

B.F.A Deans List, Visual Arts 1978​

Open Studio, Toronto ON

 

 

Grants

​
National Association of Japanese Canadians NAJC-cultural development fund - 2003
Cecile Buller Grant - 2002
Secretary of State for Canada - 1997
Year of Asia-Pacific, Via Asian Postcard project, Heritage Canada Status of Women - 1996
Government of Quebec  - 1995
La ministre de la Sécurité de revenue de la condition féminine,  for Inheritance project, 1995
NAJC Community Development Fund - 1995
Project: Hikari – Celebrating the 50th anniversary of WWII.
National Association of Japanese Canadians - 1995
Cultural Development Fund – for Inheritance Project, 199
Open Studio - 1989 - Two month "Partners project" grant with poet David Kenji Fujino

Press and Publications

Kate Cino, "Heather Midori Yamada presents Found - October 29-November 13, 2019 at the Gage Gallery Arts Collective", Art Openings - Promotes Creative People & Places Blog, 2019 (pdf)

 

Kate Cino, "Heather Midori Yamada presents ORB - a solo show at the Gage Gallery, Aug 28 - Sept 8 2018", Art Openings - Promotes Creative People & Places Blog, 2018 (pdf). 

Kate Cino, "Heather Midori Yamada, Oct 10-Oct 28, 2017 at Gage Gallery Arts Collective", Art Openings - Promotes Creative People & Places Blog, 2017. 

Robert Amos, "Heather Midori Yamada dances with paper, colour and brush strokes in an abstract worldRobert Amos: Awash in creativity series, Times Colonist (online edition), October 22, 2017.

John Ota, "Banners: Hoyano and Yamada at the JCCC Gallery", Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre Newsletter, Vol. 43, Issue 9, October 2017, p. 7.

Heather Midori Yamada at Gage Gallery exhibition, 2017. Photo: Kate Cino

Calligraphy brush manufacturer Kumano Japan, 2017. Photo: Victor Hori