Ellen Akimoto

1988 geboren in Westlake Village, California
2008 E. John Hagen Memorial Scholarship
Mary Ahlquist Memorial Scholarship
2009 Carol Channing and Harry Kullijian Endowment for the Arts Scholarship
2011 Preis des Präsidenten. Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz
2012 Merit Award. The Crocker- Kingsley Competition. Blue Line Gallery
2014-16 Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig, Germany. Meisterschülerin in der Klasse von Annette Schröter
2010-11 Kunsthochschule Mainz, Studium bei Professor Anne Berning
2006-11 BFA, California State University, Chico. Chico, California
2015 DAAD Study Scholarship for Foreign Graduates

 

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl)

2017 Protagonists, Galerie Rothamel, Frankfurt 
2013 Place Space, Overdose Gallery, Chico, California
2011 On, On, Pliant Signifier, 1078 Gallery, Chico, California
2010

Double Monologue, BMU 3rd Floor Gallery, California State University, Chico

 

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl)

2017 Ausstellung zum Wettbewerb um die Hans-Purrmann-Preise 2017, Finalist für den Großen Hans-Purrmann-Preis, Städtische Galerie Speyer
2016 Schön / Hide - Beautiful Verstecken - Meisterklasse Annette Schröter, Galerie Elten & Elten, Zurich, Switzerland
Gestern Morgen, Die Station, Offenbach am Main, Germany
Meisterschülerausstellung 2016, HGB Leipzig Gallery, Leipzig
Schön / Hide - Beautiful / Verstecken - Meisterklasse Annette Schröter, Galerie Leuenroth, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Klassentreffen, Kunsthalle der Sparkasse Leipzig, Leipzig
2015 PR!NT, La Cambre Galerie, Brussels, Belgium
Wunschlos Glücklich, Kunstverein Duisburg 
Freistil, Kunstverein Speyer
Screen, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg
2014 Stories 3 - Ellen Akimoto, Haley Hughes, Trevor Lalaguna, Sienna Orlando, Brad Thiele, 1078 Gallery, Chico, California
2013 2012 Crocker-Kingsley Prizewinners, The Crocker Art Museum. Sacramento, California
An Alibi of Validity, Laxson Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Chico
2012 Stories 1 - Ellen Akimoto, Haley Hughes, Trevor Lalaguna, Sienna Orlando, Brad Thiele,1078 Gallery, Chico, California.
The Crocker- Kingsley Competition, Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, California. Juror: Michael Duncan
31st Invitational 1078 Gallery Members Show, 1078 Gallery, Chico, California
Fluid Narratives - Ellen Akimoto and Ulises Meza, The Orland Art Center. Orland, California
2011 From the Rooster to the Donkey - Ellen Akimoto und Elise de Castelbajac, Atelier Zukunft, Mainz
2010 28th Annual Invitational 1078 Gallery Members Show, 1078 Gallery, Chico, California
2009 Fifty-fifth Annual Juried Student Exhibition, University Art Gallery. California State University, Chico. Juror: Joseph del Pesco. Catalog.
6th Ink/ Clay- CSU Chico ceramic work, Turner Print Museum California State University, Chico
20th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art. Davis, California
10 10 20, B- So Space Gallery, California State University, Chico
2008 5th Ink/ Clay- CSU Chico ceramic work, Turner Print Museum, California State University, Chico
19th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, Davis, California
13th Annual Erotic Art Show, The Crux Artist Collective, Chico, California
Me, Myself & Eye, National Juried Exhibition, Chico Art Center, Chico, California