Biography

JOEL STEWART – SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2008

“MAKING WAVES – CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE PRINTS”, PHOENIX ART MUSEUM, Phoenix, AZ., Group exhibition

Solo exhibitions on hold while construction of “Crossroads” folding screen installation project (begun January 2007) continues. Kyoto, Japan

2007

“ON THE CUTTING EDGE: CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE PRINTS”, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, Washington D.C., Group exhibition

“Crossroads”- Folding screen installation project initiated in January – Kyoto, Japan

2006

“MAHAFFEY FINE ART: 14 YEARS, 14 ARTISTS”, PORTLAND ART MUSEUM, Portland, OR., Group Exhibition

“MODERN JAPANESE PRINTS: ETCHINGS”, LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Los Angeleges

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

2005

“JOEL STEWART – RECENT WORKS”, AZUMA GALLERY, Seattle, WA., Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

2004

“NEW PAINTINGS”, KATO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan, Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

2003

“20 YEARS”, VERNE GALLERY, Cleveland, OH, Group exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

2002

“JOEL STEWART: NEW WORKS ON PAPER”, AZUMA GALLERY, Seattle, WA, Solo exhibition

“RECENT PAINTINGS”, KATO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan, Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

2001

“JOEL STEWART – PAINTINGS”, KEIHAN ART GALLERY, Osaka, Japan, Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

2000

“EAST MEETS WEST: TRADITION AND INNOVATION IN MODERN JAPANESE PRINTS”, CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART, Cleveland, OH

“NEW WORKS ON PAPER”, AZUMA GALLERY, Seattle, WA. Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

“JOEL STEWART – PAINTINGS AND PRINTS”, REN BROWN COLLECTION, Bodega Bay, CA., Solo exhibition

1999

“JOEL STEWART – PAINTINGS AND PRINTS”, VERNE GALLERY, Cleveland OH, Solo exhibition

“MIYABI”, TOLMAN COLLECTION, Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

1998

“ONE COMMON DENOMINATOR”, ANNE REED GALLERY, Ketchum, ID, Group exhibition

“SHORT STORIES – JOEL STEWART”, ISETAN FINE ARTS GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan, Solo exhibition

“PAINTINGS AND PRINTS BY JOEL STEWART”, KEIHAN ART GALLERY, Osaka, Japan, Solo exhibition

“JOEL STEWART”, GENKAN GALLERY, Tokyo American Club, Tokyo, Japan, Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

1997

“NEW WORK”, AZUMA GALLERY, Seattle, WA., Solo exhibition

“PAINTINGS AND PRINTS, KABUTOYA GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan, Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

1996

HANKYU FINE ARTS GALLERY, Osaka, Japan, Solo exhibition

KEIHAN FINE ARTS GALLERY, Osaka, Japan, Solo exhibition

“JOEL STEWART – PAINTINGS”, KAWAGUCHI GALLERY, Kyoto, Japan, Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

1995

“PAINTINGS AND PRINTS”, KABUTOYA GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan, Solo exhibition

“JOEL STEWART”, GENKAN GALLERY, Tokyo American Club, Tokyo, Japan, Solo exhibition

REWDEX GALLERY, Kyoto, Japan, Solo exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW , Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

1994

“PRINTS BY PAINTERS”, KAWAGUCHI GALLERY, Kyoto, Japan, Group exhibition

KAWAGUCHI GALLERY, Kyoto, Japan, Solo exhibition

“JOEL STEWART”, ANNE MONNET GALLERY, Kyoto, Japan, Solo exhibition

1993

“IMAGES FROM JAPAN ’93”, VERNE GALLERY, Cleveland, OH, Group exhibition

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW, Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

1992

“SPRING SHOW”, KATO GALLERY, Kobe, Japan, Group exhibition

1991

MITSUKOSHI FINE ART GALLERY, Kyoto, Japan, Solo exhibition

SEIBU FINE ART GALLERY, Takarazuka, Japan, Solo exhibition

1990

CWAJ NATIONAL PRINT SHOW, Tokyo, Japan, Group exhibition

1987

“SMALL PAINTINGS SHOW”, CYDNEY PAYTON GALLERY, Denver, CO., Group exhibition

PAINTING BIENNALE, OSAKA MODERN ART CENTER, Osaka, Japan, Group exhibition

1986

VOICE GALLERY, Kyoto, Japan, Group exhibition

1983

BIENNIAL, TACOMA ART MUSEUM, Tacoma, WA., Group exhibition, painting award

BIENNIAL, BELLEVUE ART MUSEUM (PANACA SHOW), Bellevue, WA., Group exhibition, painting award

1982

“JOEL STEWART – NEW MYTH”, SALATHE GALLERY, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA., Solo exhibition

COLLECTIONS

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH.

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR.

Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH.

PUBLICATIONS

“QUIET ELEGANCE: JAPAN THROUGH THE EYES OF NINE AMERICAN ARTISTS”, B.Franco, M.Verne, 1997, Charles Tuttle Co., Inc.

ARTICLES

“JOEL STEWART”, Vivienne Kendrick, Japan Times, October 12, 2002

PERSONAL

1959 – Born, Danville, CA.

1982 – Bachelor of Arts Degrees, Art and Anthropology, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA.

1986 – to present, studio established in Kyoto, Japan

1999 – Visiting Artist in residence, American Academy in Rome (AAR), Rome, Italy

JAPAN ADDRESS

41 Nishimomo No Moto Cho, Shichiku, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan, 603-8208, Tel: 81.75.492.6476

US ADDRESS

2424 44th Ave. NW, Olympia, WA. 98502

EMAIL

joelinkyoto@yahoo.com