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Miya Ando's paintings, sculptures, and installation artworks have been the subject of recent solo exhibitions at The Asia Society Museum, Houston; The Noguchi Museum, New York; Savannah College of Art and Design Museum, Savannah; The Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor; and The American University Museum, Washington DC. 


Her work has also been included in recent group exhibitions at The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Haus Der Kunst, Munich; The Bronx Museum; and The Queens Museum of Art, New York. 
Ando’s work is included in the public collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Nassau County Museum; The Corning Museum of Glass; The Detroit Institute of Arts; The Luft Museum; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; The Santa Barbara Museum of Art; The Museum of Art and History; among other public institutions as well as in numerous private collections. 


Ando has been the recipient of several grants and awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Award, and has produced numerous public commissions, most notably a thirty-foot-tall sculpture built from World Trade Center steel installed in 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 Stanford University, and apprenticed with a Master Metalsmith in Japan.

 

Born in Los Angeles, 1973 | Lives and works in New York 

Washington D.C.
Museum Exhibition
Washington D.C.
MIYA ANDO AT THE SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM

Miya Ando's work is on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum from October 22, 2021 to March 6, 2022.

Houston
Exhibition and Artist Talk
Houston
Miya Ando at Asia Society Texas Center

Miya Ando’s work is on view in the solo exhbition Form Is Emptiness, Emptiness Is Form; she will speak at the museum November 16 from 1:15 to 3:30 pm.

Bentonville, Arkansas
Museum Exhibition
Bentonville, Arkansas
Miya Ando at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Miya Ando's work will be on view in Crystals in Art: Ancient to Today, the first exhibition of its kind to explore the connections between crystal and art throughout the world, spanning history and geography. 

Roslyn Harbor, New York
Museum Exhibition
Roslyn Harbor, New York
Miya Ando at the Nassau County Museum of Art Through November 4

Work by Miya Ando will be on view alongside paintings and installations from Kandinsky, Motherwell, Frankenthaler and Warhol in True Colors, an exhibition at the Nassau County Museum of Art. The show celebrates color as a powerful form of expression and includes more than one hundred richly saturated works that span a century. Click here for more about the exhibition.

Washington, D.C.
Museum Exhibition
Washington, D.C.
Work by Miya Ando at the the Katzen Arts Center, American University Museum On view until May 27, 2018

Work by gallery artist Miya Ando is on view in Kumo: Miya Ando.

 

Click here for more about the exhibition.

Los Angeles
Museum Exhibition
Los Angeles
Work by Miya Ando and Hiroshi Senju at LACMA On view until February 4, 2018

Work by gallery artists Miya Ando and Hiroshi Senju is on view in Atmosphere in Japanese Painting.

 

Click here for more about the exhibition.

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