Junco Sato Pollack

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CV 2014

JUNCO SATO POLLACK
Art Textiles
11 Polo Dr., NE Atlanta, Ga. 30309
404-892-2155 phone
Junco@JuncoSatoPollack.com
www.JuncoSatoPollack.com
www.kudzuweaving.com

EDUCATION
1991
M.F.A., Textile Design, School for American Crafts, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
1989
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, studied with Marie Ann Quette, French Decorative Arts, Paris, France
1979-80
Kyoto Fiber Polytechnic University, studied sericulture, reeling process, spinning, and weaving of silk, Kyoto, Japan
1979-80 & 1974-75
Post Bach Laureate Study and Apprenticeship, Tsuguo Odani, folk artist, master silk weaver, and Professor of Textiles, Seian Women's University, Kyoto, Japan
1972
B. A. English Linguistics and Literature, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
TEACHING POSITIONS
1999-
Associate Professor of Textiles, Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design, College of Arts and Science, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
1992-99
Assistant Professor of Textile, Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design, College of Arts and Science s, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, AND HONORS
2010
GSU CENCIA Grant, the Spirited Calligraphy: Texts, Marks, Meanings, EAST and WEST Exhibition and Symposium
Japan Foundation, New York Cultural Event Small Grant, the Spirited Calligraphy: Texts, Marks, and Meanings, EAST and WEST Exhibition and Symposium
Fulton County Arts Council Grant, the Spirited Calligraphy: Texts, Marks, and Meanings, EAST and WEST Exhibition and Symposium
2007
Ernest G. Welch School of art and Design Faculty Summer Research Grant, "Glass Research in Munich, Germany"
2006
Who's Who in Asian American Communities in Georgia, WWAAC 2006, Atlanta, GA
2005
GSU Research Initiation Grant, “PointCarrée Program training and Upgrade”
2004
Finalist, the 11th International Lace Biennial Competition and Exhibition, Brussels, Belgium
2001
21st Century Award for Achievement and International Man of the Year nomination selected from the 27 Who’s Who titles, InternationalBiographical Center Publications, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England
2000
Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century Honors List, -Gold Star Award, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England
International Who’s Who of Professional and Business Woman, -Gold Record of Achievement for the Year 2000-, American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC
1996
Furthermore Fellowship, Artist Publication Grant
1994
Outstanding Achievement and Recognition, Finalist in The International Textile Design Contest 1994, Tokyo, Japan
MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES, ARCHIVES, and COLLECTIONS
2011
Art work and kudzu fibers, the Francis Loeb Library Materials Collection, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
2001
Art work, “CASCADE #2 –triptych-" the permanent collection of Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY.
2000
Art work, “ORIGAMI #3” the permanent collection of Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY.
1992
Art work, “Vessel Series –Nautilus-” the permanent archives of Arimatsu Shibori Kaikan Museum, Arimatsu, Japan.
1991
Art work, “Scroll Study –diptych-" the Wallace Memorial Library Permanent Collection, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.
CORPORATE AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Choen-ji Temple, Sakata, Japan; Mr. Sogen Hirano, Tokyo Japan; Dr. and Dr. Kim Jong-Bae, Seoul, Korea; Private Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA; Georgia Conservancy, Atlanta, GA; Pinnacol Assuarance Headquarter, Scottsdale, AZ;
UPS Corporation, Atlanta, GA; Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, Atlanta, GA; King and Spaulding, Atlanta, GA; Hotel Mandarin Miami, Miami, FL;
Arimatsu Shibori Museum Archive, Arimatsu, Japan; University of Rochester Faculty Club, River Campus, Rochester, NY; Rochester Institute of Technology, Wallace Memorial Library, Rochester, NY; and others
SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2014
Kinhin Series: Junco Sato Pollack, Stitch-by-Stitch Mandalas, Atlanta Soto Zen Center, Atlanta, GA
2013
Meditation in Space/Time Junco Sato Pollack, Sutra Hanging and Stitched Mandala, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, CA
2006
Contemplation on Space / Time: Textile Work by Junco Sato Pollack, the 2nd and the 7th Gallery, the Middle Collegiate Church, New York, NY
2005
KUSOKUZESHIKI SHIKISOKUZEKU: Junco Sato Pollack Art Textile Installation. Lobby Showcase, Consulate General of Japan, Atlanta, GA
2002
KUSOKUZESHIKI SHIKISOKUZEKU: Contemplative Textiles by Junco Sato Pollack, Gallery Art Life Mitsuhashi, Kyoto, Japan
2000
A New Aesthetic: Reflective Fabric Sculpture by Junco Sato Pollack and Junichi Arai, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Junco Sato Pollack and Barbara Lee, Source Fine Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1998
Folds, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1997
Reflections / Visions: Glen Kaufman and Junco Sato Pollack, GSU Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1996
Junco Sato Pollack, New Works, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1995
Junco Sato Pollack, ART Vivant, Charlotte, NC
1994
Junco Sato Pollack, Recent Work, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014
Flight Patterns, Airport Art Program of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, David Vogt and Katherine Dirga, managers, Davis-Moye Associates, curator, Atlanta, GA
2013
Nijiiro Exhibition: From Calamity to the Creativity, Commemorating the Japan Earth Quake, Galleria Ovo, Naples, Italy
Repetition and Ritual: New Sculpture in Fiber, Sonya Yong James, curator, Fowler Gallery, Hudgents Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA
2011
Beauty of All things: Japanese Art and Design from the Permanent Collection, MAD, New York, NY
Spirited Calligraphy, Pusan Biennial 2011, Kim, Juwhe, curator, Pusan Metropolitan Art Center, Pusan, Korea
2010
Spirited Calligraphy: Texts, Marks, and Meanings, EAST and WEST, Junco Sato Pollack, Curator, Welch School of Art and Design Gallery at GSU, Atlanta, GA
Seamless: Textiles works of Four Atlanta Artists, One Twelve Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Demain, 25th Anniversary Exhibition, international, invitational mixed media exhibition, Le Centre Design & Impression Textile, Montreal, Quebeque, Canada
2009
Spirited Calligraphy International Invitational Exhibition, Kim Juewhe, curator/editor, National Calligraphy Museum, Seoul, Korea
2008
Ancient Philosophy / Contemporary Art, international invitational mixed media exhibition, Kim Juewhe, curator/editor, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Shibori: Textiles in Nature, invitational and juried DVD Presentation, the 7th ISS France, Musée du quai Branli, Paris, France
2007
IN AIR: 34 degrees 52'25.35"N, 83 degrees 23'52.83"W. Invitational mixed media exhibition, Globe Gallery, Clayton, GA
2005
Kuanos Art Biennial Textile 05, curator Jon Riis, Keiko Kawashima, and Silja Puranen, M. Zilinskas Art Gallery and Kaunas Picture Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuaine
The 11th International Lace Biennial: Contemporary Art, competition and traveling exhibition, 12-member international jurors, Spitzeim Textil Museum, Max Berk,
2004
The 11th International Lace Biennial: Contemporary Art, competition and exhibition, 12-member international jurors, Espace Roi Baudouin au Sein du Palais des Académies, Brussels, Belgium
1988
Art Contemporain, Soie et Fil Fin, Salon International de L'Ambulement, Manza, Italy and Musée Guimet, Lyon, France
1987
International Textile Competition, Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan.
Fiber R/Evolution, Milwaukee Art Museum and University Art Museum of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
PUBLICATIONS: EXHIBITION CATALOGS AND BOOKS
2011
Junco Sato Pollack, “Spirited Calligraphy Exhibition and Symposium, Atlanta, USA,” Nihon Shoho, Japan Calligraphy Journal, vol. 16, 2011, pp. 126-9
2010
Spirited Calligraphy Exhibition Catalog CD/DVD, Welch School of Art and Design Gallery, Junco Sato Pollack, editor, Welch School of Art and Design
2009
Spirited Calligraphy: Asian Calligraphy and Contemporary Art: China, Japan, Korea, and USA, Exhibition catalog, Kim Juewhe, editor, Hipposha, Tokyo 2009, pp. 280-281
2008
Ancient Philosophy / Contemporary Art: Asian Calligraphy and Contemporary Art: Asian Artists from China, Japan, Korea, and the United States," exhibition Catalog, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, Hipposha, Tokyo, 2008, pp. 84-87
2005
5th International Kaunas Art Biennial: Textile 05, exhibition catalog, M Zilinkas Art Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania 2005
International Shibori Symposium and Exhibitions Program Report, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan, Shibori Network 2005
2002
Technology as Catalyst: Textile Artists on the Cutting Edge, exhibition catalog, The Textile Museum, Washington D. C., February 2002, Rebecca Stevens, consulting curator.
2000
Defining Craft: Collecting for the Millennium, New Works from the Permanent Collection of American Craft Museum, exhibition catalog, David McFadden, curator. American Craft Museum, New York, NY, p. 89.
 
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