Chiyomi Longo

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Chiyomi Taneike Longo
Santa Rosa, California - United States

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WEBSITE:    WWW.CHIYOMILONGO.COM





ABOUT THE ARTIST

"Longo looks for the inner spirit present in her surroundings and in herself. The paintings mark the path of her exploration, and function in this way as maps of the previously uncharted journey."  Debra Koppman, Artweek, March 2007,


EDUCATION

1995  MFA, Painting& Drawing, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1992  BFA, Painting & Drawing, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2012   2 Person Exhibition, Sebastopol Library, Sebastopol, CA
2011  “Symphonic Nature”, Sandra Lee Fine Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          “Side by Side” two artist solo exhibition, Marion Meyer Contemporary Art,
               Laguna Beach, CA
2010  "The Silence Between Lines”, ADC Contemporary Art Gallery, Los Angeles
          “Whispers and Utterances”, a retrospective, CEARTE (Central Estate De Las
               Artes), Ensenada, Mexico
2009  “White Passage V Inner Journey”, Institute of Noetic Sciences, sponsored
               by the Lucid Art Foundation, Petaluma, CA
          “Primordian”, Exhibition of New Paintings, Cervini Haas Gallery Scottsdale,AZ
2008  “Kokoro No Tobigi”, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, CA    
          “Gradations of Sumi Ink & Mixed media”, Quicksilver Mine Co. Gallery;
               Forestville,
2007  “New Paintings”, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
           Sonoma Two Women Art Exhibition, Healdsburg Library, Healdsburg, CA
          “White Passage”, Evolving Art Gallery @ Inja, San Francisco, CA
          “Seed of the Mind”, Marion Meyer Contemporary Art; Laguna Beach, CA   
2005  “New Paintings”, Cervini Haas Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
2004   Buddha Lounge, Don O’Melveny Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
          “New Paintings”, Cervini Haas Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
2003  “Doublecounterpoint” Quicksilver Mine Co. Gallery; Forestville, CA
2002  “Paintings by Chiyomi Longo”, Ren Brown Collection Gallery; Bodega Bay, CA
         “Works on Paper”, Cervini Haas Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
2001   Cervini Haas Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
2000  “New Paintings”, Cervini Haas Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2000  “Of Now and Future Dreams, A quartet of Voices in Clay and Paint”,
               Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Santa Rosa, CA
2000  “Accumulations”, curated by Sandy Thompson, Elle Lui, Santa Rosa, CA
1999  “Resonance & Dissonance”, New Media Gallery; Ventura College, Ventura, CA
1999  “Resonance & Dissonance, Phase 2”, Renshaw Gallery; Linfield College,
              McMinnville, OR
1998  “White Passage”, Olga Dollar Gallery; San Francisco, CA
1997  “Connections”, Archbishop Alemany Library Gallery; Dominican College, San
               Rafael, CA, 
          “Inner Passage”, Three Palms Gallery; Sterling Winery, St. Helena, CA 
1995  “Inside/Outside”, San Bernadino County Museum; Redlands, CA
1992  “Chiyomi”, Aioli, San Francisco, CA
          “Human Figures”, Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012  “Harmony”, Phantom IV Gallery, Windsor, CA
          “A Culture Within-The Japanese Experience Through Art”, Petaluma Art
                Center, Petaluma, CA
          “Five Elements/One World”, LELA 19th Annual International Art Festival,   
                Featured Artist, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdale Park, LA
2011  “4 Artists-4 Countries-4 Life Passages”, Visual Art Center, Doha, Qatar
          “Boxed In-A Small Works Show”, Quicksilver Mine Co, Forsetville, CA
2010  “Bakers Dozen”, Quicksilver Mine Co., Forestville, CA
2009  “Exploration and Celebration”, 3 person exhibition, Sandra Lee Gallery,
                San Francisco, CA
2009  “En-Laces”, Grand Opening Exhibition, ADC Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
          “Building Bridges”, International traveling group exhibition, Cultural Arts     
                Center, Mexicali, Mexico
2009  “Building Bridges”, International traveling group exhibition, Cultural Arts
                Center, Tijuana, Mexico
2009  “Sacred Rites of Passage”, 3 women exhibition, Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles, CA
2008  “Building Bridges”, International traveling group exhibition, CEARTE (Centro
                Estatal de las Artes), Ensenada, Mexico
          “Above and Beyond, Gensler, Santa Monica, CA
2007  “East Meets West”; Frame It Up, Medford, NJ
          “Holiday Group Show”, Marion Meyer Contemporary Art Gallery,
                Laguna Beach, CA
2006  “Grand Opening Exhibition”, Evolving Art Gallery @ Inja, San Francisco, CA
          “2nd Arte Contemporare Internationale 2006”,Museo Del Historico
                Regionale, Ensenada, Mexico  
          “Sacred Passages”, Two person exhibition. C1D Gallery, Long Beach, CA
          “Paintings by 3 West Coast Artists”, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
          “A” Street Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
          “Homage to Julius Hatofsky”, Evolving Art Gallery, Vallejo, CA
          “The Silence of Space”, Andrewshire Gallery; Los Angeles, CA
          “Enchanting Spring Exhibition”, Evolving Art Gallery; Vallejo, CA
          “Los Angeles Art Show 2006”, Barker Hangar; Santa Monica, CA,
                represented by Cervini Haas Gallery
2005  “1st Arte Contemporare Internationale 2005”, Museo Del Puerto;
                Ensenada, Mexico
          “1st Arte Contemporare Internationale 2005”, Museo Del Historico Regionale;
                Ensenada, Mexico
          “2nd Inauguration” International Art Exhibition, Gallery AH, Ensenada,
                 Mexico
          “Peace Exhibition”, Nagasaki Prefectural Museum, Nagasaki, Japan
          “Abstract Works of Four Female Painters”, SFMOMA Artists Gallery,
                 San Francisco,
          “Painting by West Coast Artists”, Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
          “Conversations”, Sonoma County Cultural Arts Gallery; Santa Rosa, CA
          “LELA 3rd International Art Exhibition, ASTO Museum, Los Angeles, CA
          “Black & White Show”, Sebastopol Library, Sebastopol, CA
           Giri Exhibition, “Celebrating Japanese Style & Culture”, Sebastopol Center
                 for the Arts, Sebastopol; CA
           “LELA 14th Annual International Art Show”, Srinakarintarawinot University, 
                 Bangkok & Burapha Museum, Burapha University,Chounburi Thailand
2004  “1st International Free Art Festival”, Jei Ju Municipal Museum; Jei Ju, Korea
                 Don O’Melveny Gallery; Los Angeles, CA
          “2nd Annual LELA Exhibition”, Modern Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
          “Annual Invitational Exhibition & Sale”, Sonoma State University;
                 Rohnert Park, CA 
2003  “1st LELA International Art Exhibition”, Modern Art Gallery; Los Angeles, CA,
          “International Art Exhibition”, Pyong Teak City Museum; Pyong Teak, Korea
          “Annual Invitational Exhibition & Sale”, Sonoma State University;
                 Rohnert Park, CA
          “Past, Present, Future”, DoubleVision Gallery, Studio Blue Promotions &
                 Gallery Domingo, Los Angeles, CA
          “Santa Fe Art Expo”, Santa Fe, NM, Represented by Cervini Haas Gallery
2002  “10th International Art Festival”, George J. Doizaki Gallery; Los Angeles, CA,
          “Works on Paper”, Cervini Haas Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ 
          “Layers & Layers”, Three person show,  Matrix Gallery; Sacramento, CA
          “Annual Invitational Exhibition & Sale”, Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts;
                 Santa Rosa, CA
2001  “Small Paintings”, Cervini Haas Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
          “New Wave from the East”, Modern Art Gallery; Los Angeles
2000  “Large Paintings”, Cervini-Haas Gallery; Scottsdale, AZ
          “Annual Invitational Exhibition & Sale”, SFMOMA Artists Gallery;
                 San Francisco, CA
          “Of Now and Future Dreams”, Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts;
                 Santa Rosa, CA
1999  “7th Pyong Teak International Arts Festival, Invitational Exhibit”, Pyong  
                 Teak City Museum; Pyong Teak, Korea
          “Annual Invitational Exhibition & Sale”, SFMOMA Artists Gallery;
                 San Francisco, CA
1998  “Seven International Artists”, Modern Art Gallery; Los Angeles 
1999  “Reflections”, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998  “Eastern Influence” 3 person exhibition Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco CA
          “Abstraction Redefined”, Olga Dollar Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997  “Abstraction Redefined”, Olga Dollar Gallery; San Francisco 
          “Kaleidoscope of the Color Blue”, Downtown LA Art Gallery; Los Angeles, CA 
          “55 to Lifetime”, Bedford Gallery; Dean Lescher Art Center, Walnut Creek CA
1996  “SFAI 125th Anniversary Alumni Show”, Olga Dollar Gallery San Francisco CA 
          “Annual Invitational California small Works Exhibition”, California Museum of
                 Art; Santa Rosa, CA 
1995  “Sun & Moon Reciprocal Influence of East & West”, Student Art Center
                 Gallery; San Francisco State University, San Francisco
          “New Artist Inaugural Exhibition”, Olga Dollar Gallery; San Francisco, CA 
          “14th Invitational Peace Art Exhibition”, Nagasaki Prefectural Museum;
                 Nagasaki, Japan
          “Unity Transcending Boundaries”, Commemorating the 50th anniversary
                 of the signing of the United Nations Charter, curated by Mark Mace,
                 SIOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
           “Life Line 95”, 8th Annual National Juried Exhibition Mendocino Art Center;
                 Mendocino, CA
    
  
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Peter Frank  HuffPostReviews-“Haiku Reviews”; June 10, 2011

Connie Ellig  Review “Whispers & Utterances, Ensenada Gazette, February 2010

Debra Koppman  Preview “Gradations of Sumi Ink”, ArtWeek, Vol. 39, Issue 4,
pg 6, 2008

Debra Koppman  Preview “White Passage”, ArtWeek, Vol. 38, Issue 2, image pg 1,
pg 25, 2007

Bobbie Allen  Texture of Intuition” Los Angeles Times-Coast Pilot, May 12, 2006

Debra Koppman  Preview “Homage to Julius Hatofsky”, ArtWeek, Vol. 37, Issue 5,
pg 6June 2006

Peter Frank  “Art Pick of the Week”, LA Weekly, 2004

Sandy Thompson  “Chiyomi Taneike Longo at Quicksilver Mine Co.”, ArtWeek,
Dec/Jan, 2003-04

Gretchen Giles  The Bohemian, pg 21, September 2003

Glen R. Brown  “Chiyomi Longo’s Metaphorical Journey”, Feature article, Asian Art
News, Vol.12, Issue 1, 2002

Pat Ikeda Nash  “Resonance in the Body of “Now and Future Dreams-4 Women
Artists”, Art Muse, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pgs 1 & 6 2000

Pam Clark  “Of Now and Future Dreams, Art Muse, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pg 7, 2000

Jeff Woodard  “Resonance and Dissonance, Los Angeles Times, September, 1999

James Basolo  “Abstract Paintings Draw Interest”, Ventura College Press,
September 1999

Connie Ellig  “LELA-Ensenada International Exposition of Contemporary Art”, Ensenada Gazette, September 2005

KQED-TV  “KQED Arts & Culture; Gallery Crawl” Highlights of the “Abstract
Works" of Four Female Painters, September 7, 2005

Connie Ellig  “Arte Praxia International Art Exposition 2006”, Ensenada Gazette,
Ensenada, Mexico


CATALOGS

2011   “Five Elements/One World”, LELA 19th Annual International Art Festival,
            published, Los Angeles, CA   
2009   “Variations of Charcoal”, published in Santa Rosa, CA
2008   “Natural Abstractions – Chiyomi Taneike Longo”, published in Santa Rosa,
            CA, with introductory text by Peter Frank
2006   “Los Angeles Art Show 06”, Five Centuries of Art,  represented by
            Cervini-Haas Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, January 25-29
2005    Lantern of the East-Los Angeles, 14th International Art Exhibition, Burapha
            Museum, Bangkok, Thailand,    
2004    2nd Pyongtaek Harbour International Arts Festival, Pyongtaek, Korea   
           “LELA 2nd International Art Exhibition”, Modern Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003   “LELA Inaugural Exhibition” Modern Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002    10th International Art Festival, Los Angeles, CA
2001   “Link of New Wave from the East”, Los Angeles, CA,
            Lantern of the East, Korean Cultural Arts Foundation, Pyong Yang, Korea
1999    Lantern of the East, the Federation of Artistic & Cultural Organization of
            Korea, Pyong Teak, Korea


PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
          
•    Ms. Bertha Aramas, Curator CEARTE, Ensenada, Mexico
•    Green Music Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
•    Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA
•    Oracle Corporate office, Pleasanton, CA
•    Brian Jacobs, Emergence Capital Partners, San Francisco, CA
•    Fernando Brun, Deputy Consul, Republic of Argentine, Los Angeles,
•    Touchstone Productions, Hollywood, CA
•    Kaiser Medical Center, Santa Rosa, CA
•    Margie Kratz, Private Collection, Santa Monica, CA
•    Lawless~Horowitz & Lawless; San Francisco, CA
•    Dr. Seth Sammerman, Palo Alto, CA
•    Walker Design, San Francisco, CA
•    Lamb & Lamb, Arlington, VA
•    Hashimoto Corporation, Honolulu & Tokyo, Japan
•    Robert Benech, private collection, San Francisco, CA
•    Janet & Harvey Charnofsky, private collection, Sebastopol, CA
•    The Phillips Group, Santa Rosa, CA
•    Mark van Proyen, Private Collection, Bolinas, CA
•    Kryolan Corporation, San Francisco, CA & Berlin, Germany
•    Pascini & Associates, San Francisco, CA
•    Arienne Miller, Art Advisor & Consultant, Healdsburg CA
•    Sandy Thompson, Art Critic, Santa Fe, NM
•    Vinson & Elkins, Washington DC
•    Ron Casentini, private collection, Santa Rosa, CA


AWARDS AND SCHOLORSHIPS

2007  Nominated for Fleishacker Foundation Fellowship
1992  Best of Show, Mixed Media, Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Santa Rosa, CA
1992  Honor Studio, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1991/92  Sobel Memorial Scholarship, Merit Award, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
1990  Gamblin Artist’s Color Award for Painting, San Francisco, CA
1986  First Prize for Drawing, Spring Show, Academy of Art College, San Francisco


EXPERIENCE

2007  Juror; “Abstract Rhythms”, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
2006  Co-Curator, International Artists Exhibition, Museo del Historico, Ensenada,
          Mexico
2005  Artist in Residence, Arte Praxia, Ensenada, Mexico
2004  Artist in Residence, Tagua-pa, Thailand
2004  Artist, art therapy team, tsunami relief, Bon Namkhem, Thailand
2003  Guest Artist, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1999  Juror, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA
1999  Artists Lecture, Ventura College, Ventura, CA
1999  Artists Lecture, Linfield College, McMinville, OR
1998/99  Co-Curator, 2nd Annual Fundraising Auction & Exhibit, Sonoma Museum
               Of Visual Arts, Santa Rosa, CA
1996  Judge, Open Painting, Sonoma-Marin Fair, Petaluma, CA
1995  Guest Artist, UC Berkeley Extension, San Francisco, CA
1994/95  Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1971/82  Japanese Tea Ceremony Teaching Certificate, Urasenke Foundation