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Lynne Yamamoto

Visual Arts, 2001



Lynne Yamamoto’s work has drawn wide recognition for its formal integrity and innovation. Her solo exhibitions include Genteel at Greg Kucera Gallery in Seattle and the Oresman Gallery at Smith College, Smooth Cayenne at P.P.O.W. and the Mattress Factory, Resplendent at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute and P.P.O.W, This, and my heart at the Rhode Island School of Design, The Long Twilight at the Whitney Museum at Philip Morris and Submissions at the Contemporary Museum in Honolulu. Her work has also been exhibited internationally in Brazil, Japan, Poland and Denmark. Yamamoto’s awards include an LEF New England Contemporary Work Fund Award, a Penny McCall Foundation Award, a Japan-US Arts Program grant from the Asian Cultural Council, a grant from the Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation and a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship. She is an Associate Professor in the Art Department at Smith College.

Lynne Yamamoto
"Reconstructing Memories" exhibition

Awards and Accomplishments

2007: Yamamoto is artist-in-residence in the Arts/Industry Program at the Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, WI

2006: Yamamoto receives LEF New England Contemporary Work Fund grant

2006: Yamamoto is artist-in-residence at Civitella Ranieri, Umbertide, Italy

2003: Yamamoto attends a residency at the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh

2002: Resplendent is reviewed by _Artforum_

2002: Yamamoto receives Penny McCall Foundation Award