Miyuki Nishiuchi

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Miyuki Nishiuchi

Miyuki Nishiuchi was born in the Kumamoto Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in the southern region of Japan. Miyuki completed intensive art studies at the Toyama Institute of Glass in Toyama. After graduating from TIG, she traveled to the United States and attended glass studies at Penland School of Crafts in Penland, North Carolina.

Miyuki held a position at the production glass studio of Yachiyo Kakou Co., Ltd involved in the design and production of the glass line as well as the daily running of the facility. After returning to the United States two-years later she again attended the Penland School. More recently Miyuki graduated from Illinois State University with honors in December of 2001.

Miyuki has also attended sessions at Pilchuck Glass School under a Partner Scholarship, and subsequently has been nominated for the Corning Award for 2002. Her work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions, including “Interior Spaces Still Lives, Illinois Women Artist Invitational” which was reviewed in the monthly art periodical, New Art Examiner.

Critic Residency Essay by Robin Rice