Experience
Photographer; 2008 - Present
Audio Visual Media Specialist - Phoenix Art Museum; 2016 - Present
Gallery Attendant/Control Room Operator - Phoenix Art Museum; 2012 - 2015
Japanese Web reporter - Peace Boat Global Voyage; Nov 2013 - Mar 2014, Nov 2014 - Mar 2015
Director of Photography - Method Art Gallery; 2011-2015

Education
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ — Bachelor’s of Fine Art in Photography, 2012

Solo Exhibitions
2016
Thousand Cranes for Ishinomaki, Arizona Matsuri · Phoenix, AZ

2014
Voyage, Method Art Gallery · Scottsdale, AZ

2013
Resilience : an emotional perspective of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Academy Theatre · Phoenix, AZ
Resilience, Method Art Gallery · Scottsdale, AZ
Thousand Cranes for Ishinomaki, Arizona Matsuri · Phoenix, AZ

2012
Tale of a Thousand Cranes, Annual Children’s Day, Japanese Friendship Garden, Phoenix, AZ.
Thousand Cranes for Ishinomaki, Documentary Screening of “Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom”,
Arizona Historic Society, Scottsdale, AZ.
Tale of a Thousand Cranes, Arizona Matsuri, Heritage and Science Park, Phoenix, AZ.

2011
Thousand Cyanotype Cranes, Matthews Hall, Tempe, AZ.

Group/Juried Exhibition
2016
Corgan Presents, Corgan INC, Phoenix, AZ
SMOCA MIX!, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

2015
Hiroshima Calling 2015 ~Call for Peace~, Tempe History Museum · Tempe, AZ

2013
Night of the Thousand Cranes, Organized by Release the Fear, Grace Chapel Gallery · Phoenix, AZ
Kizuna 2: The Bonds of Emotion, Organized by Chicago Sister Cities, Block 37 Gallery · Chicago, IL
Kizuna 2: The Bonds of Emotion, Organized by Chicago Sister Cities, State of Illinois Thompson Center · Chicago, IL
Approaching the Limit, Juried by Rod Slemmons, Northlight Gallery · Tempe, AZ

2012
Ecology of Environment, Method Art Gallery · Scottsdale, AZ
Skin, Juried Show, Method Art Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ.
Two-Fold, Group Show, First Studio, Downtown Phoenix, AZ.
Silent Auction, First Studio, Downtown Phoenix, AZ.
Arizona, Group Show, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ.
Cool, BFA Group Show, Gallery 100, Tempe, AZ.
Westerm Eye, Juried Show, Eric Fischel Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.

2011
Mini Print, Group Show, Northlight Gallery, Tempe, AZ.

Awards/Publications
2012
Kickstarter Project "1000 Cranes for Ishinomaki" successful. May 2012.
“Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom” Cindi Harbottle, Japanese American Culture League. March 2012.
“Issue 52, Open Theme” F-Stop Magazine. April 2012.
Oasis Monthly Magazine, George Nakamura. March 2012.
Oasis Weekly Magazine, George Nakamura. January 2012.

Invited Talks
2012
Arizona Horizon, Interview with Ted Simons, PBS, Phoenix, AZ. April 25, 2012.
“Tsunami in Japan” Venture Out Community, Mesa, AZ. March 2012.