Miya Ando
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Miya Ando

Los Angeles, California

Miya Ando is a Japanese and American artist based in New York. Her art is rooted in the dialectic coexistence of Eastern and Western cultures through the lens of natural phenomena. Her work is part of many public collections such as: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY; Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI; Luftmuseum, Amberg, Germany; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; The Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA, as well as in numerous private collections. Solo exhibitions of her work have been presented at the Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA; the Asia Society Museum, Houston, TX; the Noguchi Museum, New York, NY; Savannah College Of Art and Design Museum, Savannah, GA; the Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, NY; and The American University Museum, Washington DC. Her work has been included in recent group exhibitions at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, LA; Haus Der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY; The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. and Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY. Ando has been the recipient of several grants and awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Award, and has produced several public commissions, most notably a thirty-foot-tall sculpture built from World Trade Center steel for Olympic Park in London to mark the ten-year anniversary of 9/11, for which she was nominated for a DARC Award in Best Light Art Installation. Ando was also commissioned to create artwork for the historic Philip Johnson Glass House, New Canaan, CT. The artist holds a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, studied East Asian Studies at Yale University and apprenticed with a Master Metalsmith in Japan.

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