Summer Shimizu  (b. 1978, BInfSci, BFA (Hons), MFA (first class)

1997  Live and work in New Zealand

EDUCATIONS

2019  Master of Fine Arts, Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland, NZ

2018  Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours), Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland, NZ

2015  Visual Arts and Design Y2, Bachelor of Applied Arts, Porirua, Whitireia New Zealand, NZ

2012  Visual Arts and Design Y1, Bachelor of Applied Arts, Porirua, Whitireia New Zealand, NZ

2003  Bachelor of Information Science, Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ

AWARDS

2019 Estuary Art and Ecology Prize 2019 - Finalist, UXBRIDGE

2019 The University of Auckland Partnership Appeal Award - Round 1, 2019

2018 Jean Hamlin Memorial Scholarship 2018, The University of Auckland

2018 Elam Art Prize 2017, Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland

2015 "My Nightmare Switch", Honourable Mention - Selfportrait, International Photo Awards (IPA)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018  Post Internet, Mikawa 37 Café Gallery, Ishikawa, Japan

2017  L'affART, L'affare, Melrose, Auckland, NZ

2017  Japanese Funeral - The Chief Mourner, Projectspace Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2017  LIFE-789, Mikawa 37 Café Gallery, Ishikawa, Japan

2017  Half Japanese living in New Zealand, Matto Furusato-kan, Ishikawa, Japan

 

TWO PERSONS EXHIBITIONS

2019  Granddad and I, Mikawa 37 Café Gallery, Ishikawa, Japan

2018  Sublime, Projectspace Gallery, Auckland, NZ

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020  A Month of Sundays - Responses to the Covid-19 Lockdown (Online Exhibition), Photospace Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2019  Elam Grad Show, Elam School of Fine Arts, the University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ

2019  Estuary Art and Ecology at UXBRIDGE, Auckland, NZ

2019  Simon Devitt Prize for Photography (Auckland Festival of Photography), Elam Projectspace Gallery, Auckland NZ

2019  New Perspectives (Auckland Festival of Photography), White Studios, Auckland NZ 

2019  NEW JAPAN PHOTO EXHIBITION (KYOTOGRAPHIE KG+ SPECIAL EXHIBITION 京都国際写真祭), Anteroom Kyoto, Japan

2019  TOKYO/JAPAN - FEB 2019, Hotel The Knot, Tokyo, Japan

2019  TOKYO/JAPAN - JAN 2019, Hotel The Knot, Tokyo, Japan

2019  NEW JAPAN PHOTO 7, CHI-KA, Dubai, U.A.E.

2019  Photobook JP, Yokohama, Japan

2018  Elam Grad Show, Elam School of Fine Arts, the University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ

2018  HARU NO KAWA 春の川 (Auckland Artweek), Parnell, Auckland, NZ

2018  Bangkok Art Book Fair, Bangkok, Thailand

2018  NY Art Book Fair, New York, U.S.A.

2018  Counter-Sites: Onsite, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2018  NEW JAPAN PHOTO 5, CHI-KA, Dubai, U.A.E.

2017  CAI showcase, Auckland, NZ

2017  L’affART, Cafe L'affare, Wellington, NZ

2017  NY Art Book Fair, New York, U.S.A.

2017  in short supply, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2016  Creative Arts and Industries Showcase by NSA, Grand Millennium, Auckland, NZ

2016  amalgamation /əmalɡəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/, Projectspace Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2016  The Show Case 2016, NICAI Students' Association, Auckland, NZ

2015  STEPPING STONES, Photospace Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2015  I Never Read, Art Book Fair Basel, Switzerland

2013  One Night, Two Days, AIPA, Flash Dog Studio, Wellington, NZ

PUBLICATIONS

2019  NEW JAPAN PHOTO 8, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2019  NEW JAPAN PHOTO 7, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2019  TOKYO / JAPAN -FAB 2019, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2019  TOKYO / JAPAN -JAN 2019, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2018  TOKYO / JAPAN -DEC 2018, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2018  NEW JAPAN PHOTO 6, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2018  TOKYO / JAPAN -JUL 2018, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2018  NEW JAPAN PHOTO 5, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2018  TOKYO / JAPAN -FEB 2018, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2018  TOKYO / JAPAN -JAN 2018, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2017  CARS / JAPAN Issue.1, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan​

2017  NEW JAPAN PHOTO 4, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2017  TOKYO / JAPAN -DEC 2017, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2017  TOKYO / JAPAN -JUL 2017, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan 

2017  TOKYO / JAPAN -JUN 2017, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2017  TOKYO / JAPAN -FEB 2017, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2017  TOKYO / JAPAN -JAN 2017, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2016  TOKYO / JAPAN -DEC 2016, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2016  TOKYO / JAPAN -JUL 2016, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan

2016  TOKYO / JAPAN -JUN 2016, EINSTEIN STUDIO, Tokyo, Japan