Biography

Joel Stewart Curriculum Vitae

Born in Danville, California, USA, 1959

Residing in Kyoto, Japan since 1986

Studied at Pitzer College, Claremont, California, USA and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art and Anthropology, 1982

Portrait Joel Stewart by John Einarsen
Portrait Joel Stewart by John Einarsen

2020Alt Space POST, Kyoto, Japan, “Floating Screens”, Pop-Up Installation
2019Hasu Projects, Kyoto, Japan, “Gojo Rakuen”, Pop-Up Installation
2017Hakuhou-Doh Gallery
 Hakuhou-Doh Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, “Fractured Fairy Tales, A New Print Series”
2015Hakuhou-Doh Gallery
2013Nishi Bijutsu Gallery
2011Azuma Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA ,“Recent Works”
2010Fushimi Souko, Kyoto, Japan , “Crossroads: A Folding Screen Installation”
2005Azuma Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA , “Recent Works”
2004Kato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2002Kato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 Azuma Gallery Seattle, Washington, USA
2001Keihan Art Salon, Osaka, Japan
2000 Azuma Gallery, Seattle Washington, USA,  “New Works”
 Ren Brown Collection, Bodega Bay, California, USA, “Watercolors And Etchings”
1999Verne Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
1998Isetan Fine Art Salon, Tokyo, Japan, “Short Stories”
 Genkan Gallery, Tokyo American Club, Japan
 Keihan Art Salon, Osaka, Japan
1997Azuma Gallery, Seattle Washington, USA, “New Works”
 Kabutoya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1996Kawaguchi Bijutsu Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
 Keihan Art Salon, Osaka, Japan
 Umeda Hankyu Studio Art Stage, Osaka, Japan
1995Kabutoya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 Gallery Rewdex, Kyoto, Japan
 Genkan Gallery, Tokyo American Club, Japan
1994Kawaguchi Bijutsu Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
 Galeries Anne-Monnet, Kyoto, Japan
1991Mitsukoshi Art Salon, Kyoto, Japan
 Seibu Fine Art Gallery, Takarazuka, Japan
1982Salathe Gallery, Pitzer College, Claremont, California, USA, “New Myth”

2020The Terminal, Kyoto, “Kyoen” 2019Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, “Long Live Rembrandt”  Alt Space POST Gallery, Kyoto, “The Echo Of Songs” 2018Hakuhou-Doh Gallery, Kyoto, Japan – “Ki Ni Naru”  CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan 2017Kyoto Municipal Museum Of Art – “Kyoten 2017”  CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan 2016CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan 2015CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 60th Annual Exhibition 2014Kyoto Municipal Museum Of Art – “Kyoten 2014”  The Kura, Kyoto, Japan – Collaborative Paintings With The Mangold Collection 2012CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 56th Annual Exhibition 2011CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 55th Annual Exhibition 2008Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona, USA, “Making Waves – Contemporary Japanese Prints” 2007Library Of Congress, Washington D.C., USA – “On The Cutting Edge: Contemporary Japanese Prints” 2006Portland Art Museum, Oregon, USA – “Mahaffey Fine Art: 14 Years, 14 Artists”  LA County Museum Of Art, California, USA – “Modern Japanese Prints: Etchings”  CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 50th Annual Exhibition 2005CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 49th Annual Exhibition 2004CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 48th Annual Exhibition 2003CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 47th Annual Exhibition 2002CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 2001CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 2000Cleveland Museum Of Art, Ohio, USA, “East Meets West: Modern Japanese Prints”  CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 1999Tolman Collection Gallery, Tokyo, Japan – “Miyabi”  CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 1998Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, Indiana, USA, “One Common Denominator”  CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 1997CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 1996CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 1995CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 1994Kawaguchi Bijutsu Gallery, Kyoto, Japan – “Prints By Painters” 1993CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 1992Kato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan – Spring Show 1990CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Japan – 46th Annual Exhibition 1987Cydney Payton Gallery, Denver, Colorado, USA – Group Exhibition  Osaka Modern Art Center, Osaka, Japan – Biennale 1986Voice Gallery, Kyoto, Japan – 3 Man Show 1983Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, USA, Biennial Show 1983Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington, USA, Biennial Show
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, USA Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio, USA Hoehn Family Galleries, University of San Diego, USA
2013“Tone Poems – Joel Stewart’s Continuing Artistic Odyssey”, Kyoto Journal, Issue 82, Online Edition 2011“Crossroads – A Folding Screen Installation”, Kyoto Journal Issue 76, Online Edition 2006“Fourteen Artists/Fourteen Years: Mahaffey Fine Art” – Exhibition Catalogue, Portland Art Museum 2002“Joel Stewart”, Japan Times, Vivienne Kenrick, October 12, 2002 1999“5 American Artists Of Kyoto”, Hanga Geijutsu, No. 104, 1999, Abe Publishing, Tokyo 1997“Quiet Elegance: Japan Through The Eyes Of Nine American Artists”, B. Franco, M. Verne, C. Tuttle Co., Inc.
2015Kyoto Artist Joel Stewart: Screens And Pallets – Youtube 2013The Making Of Crossroads: A Contemporary Art Installation Of Japanese Folding Screens – Youtube 2012The Making Of Ishihaze – Intaglio Print – Youtube
2012Lacma: Japanese Pavilion For Art, “The Making Of Moonlight: A Color Etching”, March 2012 2012CWAJ Guest Speaker Series, “Tapping Into The Muses: A Journey Into Creativity”, October 2012
2000American Academy In Rome – Visiting Artist, Fall 2000