Kana Harada

Exhibitions

Biography

1962 Born in Tokyo, Japan
Currently lives and works in Dallas, Texas

Education

1979-81 Studied graphic design, Japanese fine art, and drawing at Ochanomizu School of Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan

Grants And Awards

2005 Received Beth Lea and John L. Clardy Memorial Award at 23rd Annual Exhibition, "Art in the Metroplex" at the Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX

Solo Exhibitions

2015 New Beginning, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2013

Anything You Want, Cell Series, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas

2011

Tears of Light, Koelsch Gallery in Houston, Texas
ARTHOUSTON, featured artist at Koelsch Gallery, Houston, Texas

2010

Heaven!!, Promo-arte Project Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Way Home, McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), Dallas, Texas

2009

KODAMA - Spirit of the Trees, Mighty Fine Arts Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Dawn, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, Texas

2008

Kana Harada, Kinzelman Art Consulting Artist Program, Gensler Architecture, 
Houston, Texas

2006

Amaoto... sound of heaven, UALR Gallery, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas
Amaoto... sound of heaven, Mighty Fine Arts Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2004 Mix!, The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas
2000

Kana Harada, Hillside Terrace, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2015 Supernatural Realistic, East/West Galleries, texas Women's University, Denton, Texas
Destination Unknown, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2014 The MAC @ 20, Part Two, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
Eastern Illumination: Japenese Masterworks and American Art Inspired by Japanese Tradition, Sam Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, Texas
In Six Weeks, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2013 Back Room, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2012

Line in the Sand, Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas
Dallas Art Fair, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Kana Harada and Ruben Nieto, The Gallery at the University of Texas in Arlington (UTA), Arlington, Texas

2011 Houston Fine Art Fair, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, Texas
2010

Shoreline, Valley House Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Drawing In, CADD Art-Lab Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2009 Texas Biennial 2009, Austin, Texas
2008 Texas Collects ASIA 2008, Contemporary Asian Art and Japanese Folk Art exhibition, The Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art Museum in Dallas, Texas
2007

show#11, curated by Titus O'Brien, and/or Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Intersections: Asia / America, Montgomery College, curated by Mari Omori, Conroe, Texas
(f)light x 8, Koelsch Gallery, Marfa, Texas
Between reality and illusion, Marty Walker Gallery, curated by Karol Howard and George Morton, Dallas, Texas

2006

Two person exhibition, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, Texas
Black White (& Gray), The Gallery at the University of Texas in Arlington, (UTA), Arlington, Texas
Cross roads: Asia/America, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, Texas

2005

23rd Annual Exhibition, Art In The Metroplex, Texas Christian University, Moudy Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
Shade, Koelsch Gallery, Houston, Texas

2004 Cedar Open Studios, Change Chamber Studios, Dallas, Texas
2002

Japan Art Alliance, Westwood Gallery, SoHo, New York

1985 Japan Expressionist Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
1982 8e'me Exposition Beau-Soleil Art Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

Press

2015 "Kana Harada at Talley Dunn Gallery," Arts and Culture Magazine, June
2013 "Artist Kana Harada Shows a Light Touch at Dallas Art Fair," The Dallas Morning News, April
2013

"Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reingigorate the Still Life Tradition", by Dr. Michael Perry- published by THames & Hudson

"OJAC Installs Collections", by Melinda Lucas, Albany News Thursday, January 31,2013.

2012 "Reconstructing Nature," The UTA Shorthorn, February 16, 2012, p.6, author Minasi, Michael
D Home, pp.84-85 work featured on page 84, March/April
"Down in the Valey", D Magazine, author Peggy Levinson, March
Monocle, pp. 132-139 photograph featured on page 138, June
2009 "Airborne," Dallas Morning News- February 14th article by Mitchell, Charles Dee (solo show)
"KODAMA- spirit of the trees" Dallas Morning News, author Charles Dee Mitchel, June
2007 "Black, White, (&Gray) at the Gallery at the University of Texas at Arlington", Artlines, Spring 2007, number 53
"Asian-American art on display at college gallery", The Woodlands Villager, pp. 1C and 3C, author Muonio, Jack
catalog edited and written by Xiaoze Xie: Group Show "Between reality and illusion": at Marty Walker Gallery in Dallas, TX curated by Karol Howard and George Morton
"And/Or Show Follow Up", author Titus O'Brien, September
2006 "Artwork is cool, comforting at UALR" at UALR Gallery-III in Little Rock, AR, Arkansas Democrat Gazzette_ August 25th pp. 4W, author Trieschmann, Werner
"Walk Across Asia", Houston Press, September 28-October 4,2006, p.29, author Stuart, Dana
show booklet by UTA Benito Huerta/A&E Editor Sharon Salmon: Group show "BlackWhite(&Gray)" at UTA in Arlington, TX with essay by Charles Dee Mitchell
"Gallery Watch: Show Explores the Colorful Possibilities of Black and White", Star-Telegram, author Titus O'Brien, November 19
" BlackWhite(&Gray)" at the University of Texas in Arlington, TX, Star-Telegram- November
19th article pp. 5D, author O'Brien, Titus,
2004 MILK- Vitamin D, 1.1, October/November issue of local art information magazine in Dallas, TX article by Jane Arie Baldwin, pp.12-13
"My Soul to Keep", Milk Vitamin-D, author Jane Arie Baldwin, October
1999 "Hello Gorgeous!!", ART TOP #173
1982 "8e'me Exposition Beau-Soleil Art Exhibition" catalog published by Beau-Soleil Art Exhibition