RANDALL SHIROMA

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1982 San Jose State University, San Jose, California; Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture

1980 San Jose State University, San Jose, California; Master of Arts

1978 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; BFA

1978 University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI; BA Mathematics

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1996-1997 Faculty; San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1994-1995 Faculty; Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA

1993-1994 Visiting Artist; Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

Guest Lecturer; University of Cincinnati, Cin., OH

 

 

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2006 “5 Artist from Hawaii,” Ralph Pucci Gallery, NY, NY

“10th Anniversary Exhibition,” Contemporary Museum, First Hawaiian Center, Hon, HI

“Precious resources: The Land and The Sea,” Hawaii State Art Museum, Hon., HI

“Gucci Exhibition,” Hon. HI

2005 “Artist Bench Invitational,” Montalvo Center for the Arts, Saratoga, CA

2003 Stremmel Gallery; Reno, NV

“Endurance,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2001 “Origins,” Fresno Art Museum; Fresno, CA

2000 “Equivalence,” Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery; Chicago, IL

1999 The Contemporary Museum; Hololulu, HI

1997 Gwenda Jay Gallery; Chicago, IL

Sculpture Courtyard; San Jose Museum of Art; San Jose, CA

1995 d.p. Fong Galleries; San Jose, CA

1994 University Art Gallery; CSU at Stanislaus, Stanislaus, CA

“The Calling,” Northern Kentucky University Fine Arts Center Gallery; Highland Heights, KY

1993 “Nights of Tradition,” Triton Museum of Art; Santa Clara, CA

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA (two person exhibition)

1991 “Sculpture and Wall Pieces,” Pacific International Art Gallery; Palo Alto, CA

“Positive Ontological Signs,” Villa Montalvo Center for the Arts; Saratoga, CA

1990 “New Works,” Allegra Gallery; San Jose, CA

1989 “New Works,” Blas och Knada, Stockholm, Sweden

“New Works,” Constructivist Gallery; San Jose, CA

1985 “Sculpture, Performance, Installation,” collaborative installation, Nexus Gallery; Berkeley, CA

“Inhabited Landscape,” Artvark’s Gallery, collaborative installation in

conjunction with the National Ceramic Conference (NCECA),

San Jose, CA

“MANA, An Ethnographic Exhibition,” Gallery III; San Jose, CA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 “Dimensional,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

“Wintry Mix,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2008 “Choose One,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2007 “Body / Spirit,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2005 “Tribute to Noguchi,” Ralph Pucci International Gallery Nine, New York, NY

“With Spirit,” Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2004 CITIRAMA, St. Louis, MO

“In the Cool of the Night,” Atrium Gallery, St Louis, MO

2003 “Atrium at the Plaza,” St. Louis, MO

2002 Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery; Chicago, IL

Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI

2000 Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery; Chicago, IL

“Casting Shadows, 1999 Artists’ Fellowship Recipients,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

“Unstretched and Unplugged,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

1999 San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

“Form & Function,” Atrium Gallery; St. Louis, MO

Los Gatos Museum, Los Gatos, CA

1998 Gwenda Jay Gallery; Chicago, IL

Florence Biennale Nominees; CA State University

Heritage Bank; San Jose, CA

1997 Gwenda Jay Gallery; Chicago, IL

“The Permanent Collection 1997: Recent Acquisitions,” San Jose Museum of Art; San Jose, CA

“International Shoe Box Sculpture Exhibition,” University Art Gallery;

Honolulu, HI

1996 “Drawings: Realism to Abstraction: A Contemporary Survey of the Bay Area,” Triton Museum of Art; Santa Clara, CA

“Artists of Hawaii,” Academy of Arts; Honolulu, HI

“Material/Immaterial,” University Art Gallery, CSU Stanislaus, Turlock, CA

1994 d.p. Fong Galleries; San Jose, CA

Finalist: Santa Clara Arts Council Sculpture Show, Triton Museum;

Santa Clara, CA

1993 “12 Bay Area Painters: The Eureka Fellowship Winners,” San Jose Museum of Art; San Jose, CA

“Spirited Canvases,” d.p. Fong Galleries; San Jose, CA

“Of This Time and That Place,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art;

San Jose, CA

1992 “Unwrapping Japan: A Contemporary View,” WORKS/San Jose, San Jose, CA

“d.p. Fond & Spratt Galleries; San Jose, CA

5th Anniversary Celebration, The Best of Paintings and Sculpture, 1987-1992, Katia Lacoste Gallery; CA

1991 “California Works ‘91,” Sacramento, CA, Juror’s Award

“Japan Here and There,” Syntex Gallery; Palo Alto, CA

“Sculpture in the Small,” Katia Lacoste Gallery, San Jose, CA

“Faux Primitive,” Contra Costa College; Contra Costa, CA

“LEAPARTNERS,” San Jose State University; San Jose, CA

Guadeloupe Art Exhibition,” Center for the Performing Arts; San Jose, CA

1990 “Bay Area Art,” San Mateo Council; San Mateo, CA

“Guadeloupe Art Space,” Center for the Performing Arts; San Jose, CA

“California Works ‘90,” Sacramento, CA

“Room for Art,” Euphrat Gallery; Cupertino, Ca

1989 “Intercessors,” Allegra Gallery; San Jose, CA

“Spaces and Places/Mind and Matter,” Rosicrucian Museum; San Jose, CA

“First Annual Bi-Coastal Exhibition,” San Francisco, CA

1988 “50 Years of Art,” San Jose Museum of Art; San Jose, CA

“Do You Know the Way From San Jose,” Cabrillo Gallery; Aptos, CA

“World Without War,” San Jose Art Center; San Jose, CA

“On/Off Paper,” University Art Gallery; Honolulu, HI

1987 “Contemporary Voices,” Triton Museum; Santa Clara, CA

1985 “Art in Industry,” 3 Com Corporation; Mountain View, CA

“Transliteration,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art; San Jose, CA

“Sculptural Invitational,” Jalbert’s Gallery; Saratoga, CA

“San Francisco Arts Festival,” San Francisco, CA

“Three Days in May,” Galleria de la Raza; San Francisco, CA

“Ancient and Personal Myths,” Olive Hyde Gallery; Fremont, CA

1984 “Works on Paper/Works Not,” Invitational drawing exhibition, San Jose Art Center, San Jose, CA

“Group Sculpture Show,” Invitational sculpture exhibition, Battenberg, Filhardt and Wright Gallery, San Jose, CA

“15th Annual Statewide 3-D Exhibition,” San Jose Center; San Jose, CA

1983 “Disguises and Adornments,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art; San Jose, CA

1981 “17 Sculptors,” San Jose Museum of Art; San Jose, CA

1980 “Out of Order,” Invitational Exhibition; Artvark’s Gallery; San Jose, CA

“More From the Unknown Sculptures,” Artvark’s Gallery; San Jose, CA

“Static/Non-Static ‘80,” Union Gallery; San Jose, CA

“Ceramic Exchange,” Robert Else Gallery; Sacramento, CA

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

 

2000 Arts Council Silicon Valley, 1999 Artist Fellowship

1999 Artist Fellowship

1997 GYM Award, Honolulu, HI

1994 Artists Fellowship, California Arts Council, Sacramento, CA

1993 Eureka Fellowship, Fleishhaker Foundation, San Francisco, CA

1992 Best of Show, “Harmony and Cultures,” San Jose, CA

1991 Juror’s Award, First Place 3-D, “California Works ‘91,” Sacramento, CA

1988-1991 California Arts Council Grant, Artist in the Schools, Sacramento, CA

1990 Award of Excellence, “California Works ‘90,” Sacramento, CA

Thelma Ulrich Memorial Scholarship,San Jose State University,

San Jose, CA

1988 Commission, American Freedom Award, Asian Americans for Community Involvement, San Jose, CA

1984 Award, “15th Annual Statewide 3-D Exhibition,” San Jose Art Center,

San Jose, CA

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2006 Dyke, Timothy, “Natural Forms,” Honolulu Advertiser, February 20.

1996 Rose, Jane, “Artists of Hawaii,” Honolulu Star Bulletin

1994 Fitzsimons, Casey, “Future Paths,” Artweek, January 1994

1993 “The Nights of Tradition,” catalogue, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

“d.p. Fong Galleries to Present Multiethnic Art Exhibit”, Hokubei Mainichi,

June 16, 1993

1992 “Contemporary Figurative Sculpture: Artists’ Statements,” Artweek, April 8, 1992

“San Jose Hilton Public Collection of Art,” catalogue, San Jose, CA

“Gazing Eastward,” Artweek, December 1992

1991 “California Works Catalogue ‘91,” Sacramento, CA

1990 “California Works Catalogue ‘90,” Sacramento, CA

1987 “Exhibition at Blas och Knada,” Svenska Dagladet, Stockholm, Sweden

“Exhibition at Blas och Knada,” Forum, Stockholm, Sweden

1985 Burkhart, Dorothy, “Transliteration,” San Jose Mercury, San Jose, CA

“Sculpture Invitational,” Saratoga News, Saratoga, CA

Burkhart, Dorothy, “Installation at San Jose Art Center,” San Jose Mercury,

San Jose, CA

“Installation at San Jose Art Center,” Metro, San Jose, CA

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

Office of Culture and the Arts, Honolulu, HI

San Jose Hilton and Towers Public Art Collection, San Jose, CA

 

COMMISSIONS

2008 Carol Franc Buck Foundation Sculpture Garden of the

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center at the University of NV, Reno.

2007 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, HI

2005 Kaka’ako Park, Honolulu, HI

2004 Sant Clara Library, Santa Clara, CA

2001 Gateway Commons, South San Francisco, CA

1999 Arrow Creek, Reno, NV

Shanel, Private Residence, Sonoma, CA

Safeway, Corporate Headquarters, Pleasanton, CA

1998 Stremmel House, Reno, NV

Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA

1997 Jim Blair, Private Residence, Tucson, AZ

1996 County of Sacramento, Coroner and Crime Lab Building,

Sacramento, CA

1992 Hilton Towers, San Jose Art in Public Places, San Jose, CA

California State University at Stanislaus, Turlock, CA