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Masayo Nishimura
Mniart@aol.com

Solo Exhibitions:
2014 The New Horizon - Scenes in northern Japan nearly two years after the disaster, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2012 Recollections vol.2;Tokyo, June 2011, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2011 Uptown Bound – First & Another 10th Anniversary, Gallery 502a, New York City
2011 Recollections: From New York to Tokyo, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2009 Uptown Bound, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2008 Uptown Bound, Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York City
2006 Uptown Bound , PaulaBarr Chelsea, New York City
2001 Scene #1, SoHo Photo Gallery, New York City
2000 1/1, 7th and 2nd Street Photo Gallery, New York City

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2014 Three Decades of Ceres, Ceres Group Show, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2012 "Recollections: From New York to Tokyo" Exposure Group show, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2011 What matters now? Proposals for a new front page, Aperture Gallery, New York City
2010 Some Notion of Perfection, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2009 Ineffable Woman: a Bi-Coastal Conversation about Women's Art, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2009 Ineffable Woman: a Bi-Coastal Conversation about Women's Art, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco
2008 Ceres Summer Group Show, Ceres Gallery, New York City
2001 Group Show, SoHo Photo Gallery, New York City
2000 Generations II, A.I.R.Gallery in SoHo, New York City
1999 MFA Thesis Show, Visual Art Gallery in SoHo, New York City
1997 Through the Lens, Agora Gallery in SoHo, New York City
1997 Generations, A.I.R.Gallery in SoHo, New York City
1997 Something Twisted, SVA Eastside Gallery, New York City
1997 Five Vu, Synchronicity Space in SoHo, New York City
1996 City Vibes, Ward-Nasse Gallery in SoHo, New York City
1996 ConversAsia, Open House Exhibition in SoHo, New York City
1996 Force of Habit, Repetition Reinforces Collectively, A.I.R.Gallery in SoHo, New York City
1995 Hot Shot, Broadway Mall Community Center in New York City

Selected Video & Film Screenings
2000 Black Maria Film Festival, Jersey City, New Jersey
2000 Cinequest San Jose Film Festival, San Jose, California
2000 Dallas Video Festival, Dallas, Texas
2000 New Directors/New Films, Film Society of Lincoln Center & Museum of Modern Art, New York (screened at MOMA)
2000 Film Fest New Heaven, New Heaven, Connecticut
2000 Taos Talking Picture Film Festival, Taos, New Mexico
2000 Thaw 00:Festival of Video, Film, and Digital media, Iowa City, Iowa
2000 ARCIPELAGO-Festival Internazionale di Cortometraggi e Nuove Immagini, Rome, Italy,
2000 Stony Brook Film Festival, Stony Brook, New York
2000 CYNETart 00, Dresden, Germany
1999 ANIMAC, Mostra Internacional De Cinema D'animacio, Lleida, Spain
1999 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival, San Luis Obispo, California
1999 The Louisville Film and Video Festival, Louisville, Kentucky
1999 The New York Exposition of short Film and Video, NYC, New York
1999 Telluride IndieFest, Telluride, Colorado

Television Broadcasting:
2003 WNET/Thirteen the eighth annual Reel New York
2000 The Territory, programmed by South West Alternative Media Project (SWAMP)

Awards:
2000 Director's Choice Award, Black Maria Film Festival
2000 Student Academy Award, New York regional finalist
2000 Honorable Mention, Rochester International Film Festival
1999 Honorable Mention, San Luis Obispo International Film Festival
1999 Jurors' Award, The Louisville Film and Video Festival
1999 Jury Award, The New York Exposition of Short Film and Video Festival
1999 Short Video Winner, Telluride IndieFest

Bibliography:
2012 Masayo Nishimura: Recollections vol. 2, Tokyo, June 2011 Ceres Gallery By Tema Stauffer, www.manafinearts.com
2011 Snap frozen moments: Masayo Nishimura at Ceres Gallery by Lynette Chiang , Chelsea Gallerista, chelseagallerista.blogspot.com
2011 Fashion Week Fall 2011 / Getaways from the Runways, GOTHAM MAGAZINE, www.gotham-magazine.com
2011 3 Cool Things to Do This Weekend | CityRover New York , by Esther Zinn, cityroverwalks.com
2009 Uptown Bound: Ceres presents Masayo Nishimura's New York City subway photographs,
by Lorenzo Dominguez, NY Photography Examiner
2001 Through the looking glass: Japanese artists on view in N.Y. by Catherine Heines The Daily Yomiuri
2000 ND/NF: Short Films Make it Big, Where You'll Find the Next Spike Jonze
by Anthony Kaufman, http://indiewire.com

Education:
MFA Computer Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York
BA Theater Arts, Hunter College of City University of New York
BFA Oil Painting, Women's College of Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan