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EDUCATION

2006
M.F.A. degree in Jewelry and Metal Arts, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

2005
M.A. degree in Jewelry and Metal Arts, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

2008 spring semester – 2013 spring semester

Mono Print, Advanced Lithography, and Graduate print workshop (by Professor Robert Glasgow, Fall semester), School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

2009
Summer workshop “nOw sOurce,” (by Professor Ruudt Peters), Ravenstein, the Netherlands

2007
Intensive Summer Course at Alchimia (a private school of Contemporary Jewellery), Florence, Italy

 

TEACHING & OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

2012 fall semester 2011spring semester  2010 spring semester

Slide presentation at Professor Kee-ho Yuen’s classes; Graduate workshop, Advanced Jewelry and Metal Arts, Mold Making, and Introduction to Jewelry and metal Arts, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA USA

2008 - 2012
Adjunct instructor, Jewelry: Metalsmithing I and II, Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

2008
Slide presentation at Mixed Media class by Ben Anzelc, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (Fall semester)

2007
Slide presentation at Metals Graduate Workshop, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (Fall semester)

2006
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Jewelry and Metal Arts, Jewelry and Metal Arts, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (co-teaching, Fall semester)

2006
Invited a Japanese metal artist, Minato Nakamura, professor and the owner of May Flower Atelier, Tokyo, Japan, to Jewelry and Metal Arts program, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA and assisted as a translator of her lecture and workshop

2005
Graduate Studio Assistant, Jewelry and Metal Arts, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (Spring semester)

2004
Invited a Japanese metal artist, Yasuki Hiramatsu, Professor Emeritus at the Tokyo National University of Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan, to Jewelry and Metal Arts program, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, and assisted as a translator of his lecture and workshop

 

HONORS & AWARDS

2010
Design in Jewelry Award, Nature by Design: New Directions in Fiber & Jewelry,” national juried biennial exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA, USA

2007
Juror’s Special Mention in Jewelry, “Iowa Crafts 38,” statewide-juried exhibition, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA, USA (ring)

Honorable Mention, “Thirty-first Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition,“ regional juried competition, Art Museum-RIFAE, Bergendoff Hall, Augustana College, Rockland, IL, USA (hollowware)

2006

Co-first Place, “S&AM Competition,” Jewelry and Metal Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (ear-ornament)

2005

Honorable Mention, “Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2005,” Cheongju, South Korea (two rings and hollowware)
Invited to create two trophies for Motohiro Kisoi Award, International Rescue System Institute, Kawasaki, Japan
Second Place, “S&AM Competition,” Jewelry and Metal Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (hollowware)

2005

Honorable Mention, “Lois Jecklin Annual Metals Competition,” Jewelry and Metal Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (necklace)

2004

First Place, “S&AM Competition,” Jewelry and Metal Arts, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (hollowware)

 

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITION

2007

“Mimetic of Life,” Galleri Puckeln, Stockholm, Sweden

2006

“East Meets West; Meeting with America and Metalsmithing,” Wakanoura Art Cube, Wakayama, Japan

2005

East Meets West,” one-person exhibition, M.C. Ginsberg, Iowa City, IA, USA

 

GROUP EXHIBITION

2016

ぐるりのこと(Gururi-no-koto)” invitational two-person show by Liisa Hashimoto and Satomi Kawai, Espace 446, Osaka, Japan

“Material Girls,” invitational group show, Brockway Center , Brocklway, PA, USA

2015

SIERAAD Art Fair,” international jewellery design fair, Amsterdam, the Netherands

“Happy!” 25th Anniversary exhibition of Friends of Carlotta, Zurich, Switzerland

“Cooperation: Garnish” (collaboration necklace with Nikki Couppee) traveling exhibitions; Velvet da Vinci, Equinox Gallery, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Brooklyn Metal Works, Thomas Mann’s I/O Gallery

2014

SIERAAD Art Fair,” international jewellery design fair, Amsterdam, the Netherands

2013

SIERAAD Art Fair,” international jewellery design fair, Amsterdam, the Netherands

“Ferrous,” a collaborative juried exhibition by Velvet da Vinci, CA, and Carfthaus

2012

“Ho! Ho! Ho!” and “Adventure Box,” invitational participation in a Christmas group exhibition, Friends of Carlotta, Zurich, Switzerland

“Voyage 6,” invitational group exhibition, El. Marneri Gallery, Athens, Greece

The Body Adorned,” on-line juried exhibition by Society of North American Goldsmiths, USA

http://exhibitions.snagmetalsmith.org/bodyadorned/satomi-kawai

Behind the Brooch,” on-line juried exhibition by CraftHaus, USA

http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/behind-the-brooch

Metal Element of Four Countries 2012; Korea/ Japan/ Taiwan/ USA,” Gallery Space Duru, Seoul, South Korea

Hot under the Collar: a Survey of Contemporary necklaces,” Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Phoenix, AZ,USA

2011

COLLECT,” contemporary Craft art fair organized by the British Crafts Council,  hosted by Alternatives Gallery (Rome, Italy), Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Sparkle Plenty 7: Oran/ism,” invitational group show juried by Dan Di Caprio, Quirk gallery, Richmond, VA

From Minimal to Bling : Contemporary Studio Jewelry,” invitational participation in a biannual group show, the society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

The third Iowa Guild Exhibition; Raising Expectations,” invitational  participation in a regional group exhibition, LUX Center for the Arts in Lincoln, NE, and Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

2010

Nature by Design: New Directions in Fiber & Jewelry,” national juried biennial exhibition, Larson Gallery, Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA, USA

GALEX 44,” national juried exhibition, Galesburg Art Civic Center, Galesburg, IL, USA

2009

Jewelry in Motion,” national juried exhibition by Gail M. Brown, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, USA (special event in a fashion show format, in connection with the Society of North American Goldsmith conference)

The second Iowa Guild Exhibition,” invited to a regional group exhibition, the art salon, Figge Museum, Davenport, IA, USA (September-October)

2008

2008 Japan Jewellery Art Competition,” international juried exhibition, Japan Jewellry Designer Association, Ueno-no-Mori Museum, Tokyo, and Itami City Craft Center, Hyogo, Japan

2007

Craft Forms,”13th Annual international juried exhibition of contemporary craft, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, USA

Topeka Competition 28,” national juried exhibition, Alice C Sabatini Gallery, Topeka, KS, USA

Thirty-first Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition,“ regional juried exhibition, Art Museum-RIFAE, Augustana College, Rockland, IL, USA

“Iowa Crafts 38,” statewide juried exhibition, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA, USA

2006

Craft Forms,”12th Annual international juried exhibition of contemporary craft, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, USA

2006 Japan Jewellery Art Competition,” international juried exhibition, Japan Jewellry Designer Association, Ueno-no-Mori Museum, Tokyo, and Itami City Craft Center, Hyogo, Japan

Reinterpreting the Vessel,” national juried exhibition, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

Thoughts Materialized,” national juried students’ exhibition, Society of North America Goldsmith, Mars Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

Thirtieth Annual Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition,“ regional juried competition, Art Museum-RIFAE, Bergendoff Hall, Augustana College, Rockland, IL, USA

GALEX 40,” national juried exhibition, Galesburg Art Civic Center, Galesburg, IL, USA

12 x 12,” national juried exhibition, Todd Gallery of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, USA

A Season of Art: Jewelry, Metalsmithing, and Sculpture,” Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

Mimetic of Life: Material Explorations/Objects for Contemplation,” two-persons show (Satomi Kawai and Jillian Moore), Art Gallery West, Art Building West, School of Art and Art History, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

2005

Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2005,” international juried exhibition, Cheongju, South Korea

Topeka Competition 27,” national juried exhibition, Alice C Sabatini Gallery, Topeka, KS, USA

Iowa Crafts: 37,” state-wide juried exhibition, MacNider Art Museum, Mason City, IA, USA

La Petite VIII,” national juried exhibition, Alder Gallery, Coburg, OR, USA

Creativity, Craftsmanship, Innovations,” group exhibition, Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA, USA

2004

Metals A-Go-Go”, national juried students exhibition, Society of North America Goldsmith, Florida International Museum, St. Petersburg, FL, USA

Craft Forms,”10th Annual international juried exhibition of contemporary craft, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA, USA

The University of Iowa and Kyung-Geum Metalsmith Association Exhibition” Kepco Plaza Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

”Creativity, Craftsmanship, Innovations,” group exhibition, Galleries Downtown, Iowa City, IA, USA

 

PUBLICATIONS

“Behind the Brooches: A Closer Look at Backs, Cathces, and Pin Stems” by Lorena Angulo, Schiffer Publishing, PA, USA, February 2014

“Showcase 500 Art Necklaces,” Lark Books, Asheville, NC, USA (Juror: Chughi Choo, photograph of a necklace), July 2013

“The Body Adorned,” the photo of a group of body ornament, Society of North America Goldsmiths, October 2012

“Madam Figaro Greece,”  the photo of a model worn “Connection and Division Necklace,” December 2012

“Metal Element of Four Countries 2012;Korea/ Japan/ Taiwan/ U.S.A,” exhibition catalog, South Korea

500 Metal Vessels,” Lark Books, Asheville, NC, USA (Juror: Fred Fenster, photograph of a hollowware)

500 Earrings,” page 91 and 122, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, USA (Juror: Alan Revere, photographs of two ear ornaments)

2006 Japan Jewellry Art Competition,” page 43, exhibition catalog, Tokyo, Japan (photograph of a ring)

500 Necklaces,” page 386, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, USA (Juror: Marjorie Schick)

The Art & Craft of Making Jewelry,” page 139, Lark Books, Asheville, NC, USA (Juror: Joanna Gollberg, photograph of a ring)

Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2005,” page 26, exhibition catalog, Cheongju, South Korea, (photographs of two rings and hollowware)

 

COLLECTIONS

Necklace, Olnick-Spanu Collection, New York, USA

Necklace, 2013 Fondazione Cominelli Permanent Collection, San Felice del Benaco, Italy

Ring, Alice & Louise Koch Collection of Rings, Geneva, Switzerland

 

 

REPRESENTATION

Alternatives, Contemporary Jewellery, Roma, Italy

El. Marneri Gallerie, Athens, Greece

Friends of Carlotta, Zurich, Switzerland

Galerie CEBRA,  Düsseldorf, Germany

Galerie Orfèo, Luxembourg

The Smithery, Coloumbus, OH, USA

Gilded Pear Gallery, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA

 

MEMBERSHIP

Society of North American Goldsmith

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