Ellen Akimoto

1988 born 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 Price of the president. Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
2012 Merit Award. The Crocker- Kingsley Competition. Blue Line Gallery
2014 - 2016 Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig, Germany. Master student at the class of Annette Schröter
2015 DAAD Study Scholarship for Foreign Graduates
2010-2011 College of art Mainz, with Professor Anne Berning
2006-2011 BFA, California State University, Chico. Chico, California

 

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

2017 Protagonists. Gallery 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

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

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, Germany.
Schön / Hide - Beautiful / Verstecken - Meisterklasse Annette Schröter. Galerie Leuenroth. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Klassentreffen. Kunsthalle der Sparkasse Leipzig. Leipzig, Germany.
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.
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. 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. 2007.
Me, Myself & Eye. National Juried Exhibition
. Chico Art Center. Chico, California.