Education

M.A., Studio art, The University of Alabama (2000-2002)
B.A., Studio art, The University of Alabama (1996-1999)

Exhibtions (selected)

2022

The 6th Addis Foto Fest, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Salon der Künstler, Museum Kurhaus Kleve
Fotografia Europea + Skinnerboox Book Award presentation, Reggio Emilia, Italy


2021

"Stateless: war displaced Filipino Japanese" Tokyo

2020

"Nightfall" Museum Arnhem
"Reimagining War" Tokyo, Osaka

2019

PHOTO IS:RAEL, Tel Aviv
Swiss Photo-Three Award, Lugano, Switzerland
"Dear Japanese," Platform for Humanistic Photography, Ede, Netherlands
"Unyielding Gaze," Kuala Lumpur Photo Award for journalistic portraits

2018

"Pale Red Dot," VOID, Athens Photo Festival

2017

Dear Japanese, Cortona On The Move (Cortona, Italy)
At Dusk, Galerie NUN (Arnhem)

2016

Dear Japanese, Ritsumeikan Peace Museum, Kyoto (solo)
Dear Japanese, Museum Bronbeek (Arnhem)
Feria de Libros de Fotos de Autor (Buenos Aires)

2015

Spine Photobook Fesitival, Dummy Award, Stockholm
Encontros da Imagem book exhibition (Braga, Portugal)
Dear Japanese, Nagasaki Peace Museum,Nagasaki (solo)
Reminders Project Stronghold, Tokyo (Solo)
Book presentaion, Unseen, Amsterdam
Foto Noviembre, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, ES

2014

Doh Mix Meh Up: Diaspora and Identity in Art,
University of Oxford, Diasporas programme
Obscura Festival/Asian Women Photographers Showcase,
Penang, Malaysia
Phantom Reality Reset, TETEM, Enschede, NL
HOE=HET NU, ACEC, Apeldoorn, NL

2013

Delhi Photo Festival 2013, Print Exhibition, Delhi
‘Afterimage,’ solo, web exhibition, Gurdian Garden, Tokyo
‘Passages,’ Velp, NL

2012

Disturbia,’ CODA museum, Aperdoorn, NL
'Disturbia,' Kunstenlab, Deventer, NL
'Who’s Afraid of Oriental Girls,' De Mondriaantoren, Amsterdam
MK Award Fundraising show, Rotterdam
'Shadow Performers,' Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam

2011

'Ikoku Tokai,' Coalface Lab, Genk, BE (solo)
'MärklinWorld,' Kunsthal KADE, Amersfoort, NL

2010

'That Shimmering Beast,' The Empty Quarter, Dubai, UAE
'Over schaal en tijd,' Plaatsmaken, Arnhem, NL
'Nightward,' MK galerie, Rotterdam (solo)

Publication

2022
"At Dusk" Skinnerboox, Italy

2021

The Akahata (Japanese newspaper)

2017

"Dear Japanese: children of war" Cortona On The Move, Italy

2015

"Dear Japanese" The Eriskay Connection
"Dear Japanese" Hand made book, Self published
"Land of the Setting Sun" Hand made book, Self published
(short listed: Spine dummy book award, Encontros da Imagem)

2013

Guggenheim UBS Map

2012

Rooms Art magazine

Award

2022
Winner, Fotografia Europe + Skinnerboox BOOK AWARD at FOTOGRAFIA EUROPEA, Italy

2019

Swiss Photo Three, Lugano, Winner

2018

Breda International Photo Festival, 2nd Prize Best Portfolio
PHotoESPAÑA Best Photobook, shortlisted
Kunst.nl Photography Award, nomination

2016

Self publish Riga, shortlisted
Photobook Bristol, shortlisted
DOCfield Dummy Award, Barcelona, shortlisted
LUMA Rencontrs Dummy Book Award Arles, shortlisted
***Cortona on the Move Photobook Review, winner, Cortona, Italy
SCAN Tarragota, shortlisted
Randez Vous-Image, Shortlisted (Strasbourg)

2015

Spine dummy book award, shortlisted
Encontros da Imagem "El Books," shortlisted
The Anamorphosis Prize, shortlisted
Le Photobook Fest/Rock Your Dummy, shortlisted
Fiebre Photobook Dummy Award, Madrid, shortlisted

Teaching

2015 "Gaikoteki Shashin Shugo" Reminders Photography Stronghold, Tokyo
2010 Workshop, The Empty Quarter/American University Dubai, Abu Dhabi

Collection

2020
Museum Arnhem

2015

MoMA Library, New York
Franklin Furnace Foundation, New York