Artists > Hara

Keiko Hara, Verse Ma and Ki - Memory Space 2
Oil and mixed media on linen
60 x 144 inches
2015
Keiko Hara: Verse Ma and Ki Memory Space 4
Oil and mixed media on linen
60 x 144 inches
2015
Verse Ma - Red in Blue
Mixed media on washi paper
24 x 18 inches
2015
Verse Ma and Ki - Space 1
Mixed media on washi paper mounted on board
40 x 80 inches
2015
Keiko Hara Verse Ma and Ki Space 1'
Oil on washi paper mounted on board
40 x 80 inches
2015
Verse Ma and Ki - Space 2
Mixed media on washi paper
40 x 80 inches
2015
Keiko Hara, Verse Ma and Ki Space 2'
Oil on washi paper mounted on board
40 x 80 inches
2015
Keiko Hara, Verse Ma and Ki - Space 3
Oil on washi paper mounted on board
40 x 80 inches
2015
Keiko Hara, Verse Ma and Ki Space 3'
Oil on washi paper mounted on board
40 x 80 inches
2015
Verse Ma and Ki - Memory
Mixed media on washi paper
22 x 44 1/2 inches
2015
Verse Ma and Ki - 12.12.14
Mixed media on washi paper mounted on board
28 x 86 inches
2015
Keiko Hara
Verse Space - Ma and Ki - Violet
Oil on linen
56 x 38 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Verse Space Blue
Mixed media on paper
12 x 54 inches
2013
Topophilia Ma and Ki installation
Wood Block Print installation with sound
variable
2014
Keiko Hara
Verse Space and Image
Mixed media on paper
15 x 19 3/4 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Verse Semeru
Mixed media on paper
12 x 36 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Verse Shinto
Mixed media on paper
12 x 36 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Verse Ki Wave
Mixed media on paper
12 x 18 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Verse Ma Blue
Mixed media on paper
12 x 18 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Space Sukumu Float
Mixed media on paper
22 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Verse SM 1
Mixed media on paper
14 x 20 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Space Flattering
Mixed media on mounted paper
43 3/4 x 30 inches
2013
Keiko Hara
Verse Color
Monoprint and mixed media on paper
30 x 22 inches
2011
Keiko Hara
Verse Space
Mixed media on paper
30 x 22 inches
2012
Untitled
Mixed media on washi paper
30 x 22 inches

Keiko Hara

1942 Born in North Korea to Japanese parents
1945 Moved to Japan with family
1971 Moved to the United States
1983 Granted permanent U.S. resident status as an artist

Education
1976 M.F.A., Printmaking, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1975 M.A., Printmaking, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1974 B.F.A., Painting, Mississippi State University for Women, Columbus, MS
1966 Painting, Oita-Kenritsu Art College, Oita, Japan
1964 Painting and Drawing, Gendai Art School, Tokyo, Japan

Teaching
1985–2006 Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
1980–1985 University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, WI
1978–1980 Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

Grants and Awards
2012 Mokuhanga Innovative Artist-in-Residence for Mid-Career, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Research Teaching Fellowship, Associated Kyoto Program (AKP), Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
2008 Public Art Commission, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
2006 Public Art Commission, Washington State Arts Commission, Seattle, WA
2005 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY
2001 Invitational Public Art Grant, King County Art Commission, Seattle, WA
1999 Northwest Academic Computing Consortium Grant (NWACC), Portland, OR
Perry Summer Research Grant, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
1997 Perry Summer Research Grant, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Gellet Teaching Fellowship
Purchase Award, Portland Art Museum/Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland, OR
1994 Fellowship Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
1991 Purchase Award, Oita Art College, Oita, Japan
1989 Artist-in-Residence at Centrum, Pacific Rim Cultural Connection Project, Washington State
Centennial Commission, Olympia, WA
1987 Research Teaching Fellowship, Associated Kyoto Program (AKP), Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
1984 Selection Award, Philadelphia Print Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
1983 Artist-in-Residence Grant, Artpark, Lewiston, NY
1976 First Prize, Michigan Print & Drawing Exhibition, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

Selected Solo Exhibits
2015 “Keiko Hara - New Work,” Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL.
2014 “Keiko Hara Installation-Topophilia Ma and Ki” at Perimeter Gallery, Chicago IL.
2013 Keiko Hara—Topophilia Ma and Ki • Installation, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Keiko Hara—Topophilia Ma and Ki, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Keiko Hara Prints 1981–2013, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Bainbridge Island, WA
Keiko Hara Prints 1981–2013, Pendleton Center for the Arts, Pendleton, OR
2012 Work of Keiko Hara, Olympia Center, Chicago, IL
2011 Keiko Hara, Works on Canvas and Paper and Installation, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010 Verses—Reflected and Reflecting, Public Art at the City Archives & Records Center, Portland, OR
2009 Keiko Hara—New Work, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008 Verse in Sesshu, Cohju Contemporary Art, Kyoto, Japan
Keiko Hara—New Works on Canvas and Paper, Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA
2007 Topophilia Imbuing, American University Museum at the Kazten Arts Center, Washington, DC
Keiko Hara—New Paintings, Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA
2006 Keiko Hara—Verse Imbuing, The Walla Walla Foundry Gallery, Walla Walla, WA
Keiko Hara—Imbuing in Monet, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005 Keiko Hara—Verses from the Sea, Center for Arts and History, Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID
2004 Keiko Hara—Seasons, The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA
2003 Keiko Hara—Painting and Works on Paper, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Keiko Hara—Works on Paper and Canvas, Perimeter Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Keiko Hara—New Works, Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA
2001 Topophilia—Semaru Print Installation, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
Keiko Hara—Recent Works on Canvas, Paper and Glass, Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA
Keiko Hara—New Works, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2000 Paintings and Works on Paper, Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA
Topophilia—Semaru, Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
1999 Topophilia—Departing, Foster/White Gallery, Kirkland, WA
1998 Verse—Semaru, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997 Topophilia—Hagoromo, Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA
Topophilia—Sumida River, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
1996 Recent Works, Foster/White Gallery, Kirkland, WA
1995 Topophilia III—Quilt Works, Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Topophilia V—100 Gates, North Central Washington Museum Gallery, Wenatchee Valley College,
Wenatchee, WA
Keiko Hara’s Recent Paintings and Prints, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1994 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Topophilia—100 Gates, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
1992 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1991 Mid-Columbia Art Center, Kennewick, WA
1990 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Gallery 3286, Mississippi State University for Women, Columbus, MI
1989 The Gallery, Cornish School of Art, Seattle, WA
1987 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1985 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
1984 Catherine G. Murphy Gallery, St. Paul, MN
1982–1983 Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1981 Gallerie in Den Vierlander, Hamburg, West Germany
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, WI
1976–1979 Bradley Galleries, Milwaukee, WI

Selected Group Exhibits
2015 “Nebulous: Abstract Works From RAM’s Collection,” Racine Art Museum, Racine WI.
2015 “From Artist’s Eye” Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner,WA
2015 “Working in NYC Artists-705 Driggs Avenue” CCSU Art Galleries, New Britain CT.
2014 “WPC 50th Anniversary Biennial “ Katzen Art Center, American University
2014 “Abstract American Mokuhanga” ,Sheehan gallery at Whitman College,Walla Walla WA
2014 Impression—Selection from Stewart & Stewart 1980–Present, Printer/Publisher of Fine Prints,
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
2013 Impression—Selection from Stewart & Stewart 1980–Present, Printer/Publisher of Fine Prints,
Gallery 72, Omaha, NE
Mokuhanga Exhibition, Cullom Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 Mokuhanga Artist Residency Print Exhibition, MI-Lab Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Someday My Prints Will Come: Wisconsin Printmakers in RAM’s Collection, Charles A. Wustum
Museum of Fine Art, Racine, WI
Japanese Prints and Works on Paper, Thos. Moser Studio, New York, NY
Abstract Art, The Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009 The Arts—A Celebration, The Anacortes Arts Festival at the Port Invitational Exhibition, Anacortes, WA
Love, Let Me Count the Ways—Washington Print Club 20th Biennial, American University
Museum at the Kazten Arts Center, Washington, DC
2008 Border Crossings, Kyoto International Cultural Center, Kyoto, Japan
A Sense of Place, MAPC Print Conference Invitational Exhibition, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NB
Three Artists from Brooklyn, New York, Art Forum JARFO, Kyoto, Japan
2007 Visions, Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawing, Arkansas
Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, and Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL
In Circulation—Works on Paper, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, The George Washington University,
Washington, DC
Cultural Evolution and Diffusion, The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO
2006 Print Types, Ashford University, Clinton, IA
2005 East Meets West—The Contemporary Asian Aesthetic, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
2004 Cultural Evolution & Diffusion,Traveling exhibition, The Print Consortium, Kansas City, MO
Mixed Media Print Invitation, Seattle Art Museum, Rental Gallery, Seattle, WA
American Relief Prints, University Place Art Center, Lincoln, NE
Mark My Word—Text, Code and Literary Allusion, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA
Impressions, Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
2003 New Prints 2003—Autumn, International Print Center New York, New York, NY
2002 Sensory Experience Portfolio, Southern Graphic Council Conference, New Orleans, LA
2001 Gallery Space, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA
2000 Sumida River, Large installation work with text for the Northwest Book Fest 2000, Stadium Exhibition Center,
Seattle, WA
1999 Japonisme and Japanese Printmaking, The George Washington University Dimock Gallery,
Washington, DC
Contemporary Collaborations, Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Graphica Creativa, International Print Exhibition 9th Print Triennial of the Jyvaskyla
Art Museum, Jyvaskyla, Finland
1998 The Artist Trust Grant Recipient Exhibition, The Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA
Regional Women Printmakers, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
Blue Mountain Artists, Three-person exhibition at the Simon Edwards Gallery, Yakima, WA
Japanese Contemporary Printmaker, Two-person exhibition, Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut,
Storrs, CT
Contemporary American Prints, Addison/Ripley Fine Arts, Washington, DC
Color Print USA, National Invitational Print Portfolio exhibition in 50 U.S. States (the exhibition
opened simultaneously in all 50 states), University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
Japanese/American—The In Between, Art Gym, Marylhurst College, Portland, OR
1997 Northwest Experimental Printmakers, Marylhurst College Art Gym, Portland, OR
International Print Art Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
The Best of Chicago, Gallery V, Columbus, OH
Abstraction Painters, COCA, Seattle, WA
1996 Beyond the Rock Garden, The Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA
1995 The National Print Art Invitational Exhibition, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Interior—The Idiosyncratic Art of Eastern Washington Idioms, Invitational exhibition, SeaFirst Gallery,
Seattle, WA
1994 Graphic Legacy, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Branden Walter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992 Art Exhibit, Auction of Mailboxes, The Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
One Illinois Center/Metropolitan Structure, Chicago, IL
Branden Walter Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991 Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
Centrum Print, King County, WA
Collaboration in Print—Stewart & Stewart Prints 1980–1990, The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
Landmark Editions—A Decade of Contemporary Prints, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1990 Works on Paper and Canvas—Multi-Cultural Perspectives, Governor’s Invitational Exhibition,
Washington State Capital Museum, Olympia, WA
1986–1988 Contemporary Screens, the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, traveling exhibit, organized by the
Art Museum Association of America
1986 Outside Japan, Museum of Art, Pullman, WA
Works on Paper, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL
1985 The Print Club Selects, Philadelphia, PA
Off and On the Wall Dimensional Paper, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY, and
Pennsylvania State University, Middleton, PA
1984 Philadelphia 60th Print Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
International Art Exposition, Chicago, IL
National Dimensional Paper Works, Baltimore, MD
Paper Works with Wood, Plum Gallery, Kingston, MD
1983 Wisconsin Painters and Print Exhibit, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
Printed by Women, A National Exhibition of Prints and Photos by Women, The Port of History
Museum at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA
1982 One of a Kind Printmaking USA, England
Electronic Art Exhibit, Honeywell Co., Minneapolis, MN
1981 Midwest Company Art, Pillsbury Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1979 Philadelphia 55th Print Club Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA
18th Annual International Invitational Print Show, New York, NY
1978 Madison Invitational, Madison, WI
1977 Benjamin Galleries, Chicago, IL
1976 30th American Invitational & 20th National Print Show, Brooklyn Art Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Michigan Print and Drawing Show, Detroit, MI

Bibliography
2013 “Art Exhibition Surpasses Language and Tradition,” Cecilia Garza, Bainbridge Island Review
2009 "Keiko Hara—Juxtaposition to the Character to Surface," Sylvia Krzystofek, Art Talk Chicago
2008 "Border Crossings—Painting for a New Era," Robert C. Morgan, Exhibition Essay, Kyoto International
Community House and Cohju Contemporary Art in Kyoto, Japan
2007 "Visions," Townsend Wolfe, Selections for the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings
"Keiko Hara—Sense of Place," Dorothea A. Dietrich, The American University Museum
at the Kazten Arts Center
2006 "Keiko Hara’s Springtime, Shreds of Language," Robert C. Morgan, The Perimeter Gallery
"Keiko Hara at Perimeter Gallery," Alan Artner, Chicago Tribune
2005 "Keiko Hara Seasons," Lois Allan, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
2004 "Making Her Mark," Sheri Boggs, The Pacific Northwest Inlander
2003 "Keiko Hara at the Perimeter Gallery," Lisa Stein, ARTnews
"Critic’s Choice," Fred Camper, Chicago Reader
2001 "Reflecting Her Heritage," Andrea Palpant, Spokane Home & Life
2000 "The Art of Keiko Hara—Topophilia–Semaru," Gail Siegel, Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho
1999 "Print Inside, Graphica Creativa '99," Jukka Partanen, Head Curator, Jyvaskyla Art Museum, Finland
"Japonisme and Japanese Printmaking," Lenore D. Miller, Director, Luther Brady Art Museum,
The George Washington University Galleries
1998 "Creating the In Between," D. K. Row, Sunday Oregonian Arts & Books
"Japanese American In Between," Terry Hopkins, Director, Art Gym Gallery, Marylhurst
University
"Color Print USA," Mark Pascale, Chicago Art Institute
1997 "Contemporary Printmaker in the Northwest," Lois M. Allan, Craftsman House
1994 "Graphic Legacy," Susan Fisher Sterling, The National Museum of Women in the Arts
"No Discernible Path," Loly Anderson, ArtWeek
1992 "Keiko Hara," Peter Frank, Vision
"Keiko Hara—Topophilia," Alan G. Artner, Chicago Tribune
1986 “Contemporary Screens,” Virginia Fabbri Butera, San Francisco—Art Museum Association of
America
1983 “Printed by Women,” Judith K. Brodsky and Ofelia Garcia, The Port of History Museum at Penn’s
Landing, Philadelphia, PA
1976 “The 20th National Print Exhibition,” Gene Baro, Guest Curator, Print Collector Newsletter, NY

Selected Public Collections
Arkansas Arts Center, AR
Art Institute of Chicago, IL
ASU Art Collection, Temple, AZ
AT & T Co., Chicago, IL
Bellevue Art Museum, WA
Chapman & Cutler, Chicago, IL
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, WI
Council House-Johnson Wax Company, Racine, WI
Cray Research Co., Minneapolis, MN
Detroit Institute of Art, MI
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
IBM Corporation, Chicago, IL
Jundt Art Museum, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
King County Public Art Commission, Seattle, WA
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
MacMurray College, Jacksonville, IL
Marshall Field & Co., Chicago, IL
Microsoft Software Co., Seattle, WA
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
Muskegon Museum of Art, MI
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA
Oita Art College, Oita, Japan
Piper, Jaffrey & Hopwood Inc., Minneapolis, MN
Portland Art Museum/Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts, Portland, OR
Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
Sony Co., Washington, DC
St. Paul Company, Minneapolis, MN
Tacoma Art Museum, WA
Vail Athletic Club, Vail, CO
Washington Art Consortium/Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Washington State Art Commission’s Public Art Collection, WA
Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Yale New Haven Hospital, CT