Miya Hannan / Academic Faculty Promotion and Tenure

Current Rank: Assistant Professor     
Date of Current Rank: July 2016 
College/Department: College of Liberal Arts / Art

Curriculum Vitae
(Work done since joining UNR is written in blue.)

Solo Exhibitions (*tandem solo)

2021 (scheduled)

Mar. – Aug. 2020
Dec. 2019 – Feb. 2020 Nov. – Dec. 2019
June – July 2019
Dec. 2018 – March 2019 Oct. – Nov. 2018
May – June 2018
Dec. 2017 – March 2018

Nov. 2017
Feb. 2013
Sep. – Oct. 2010
Jan. – Feb. 2010
Feb. 2009
Mar. – Apr. 2008
Sep. 2007
May 2007
May 2004

Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

*Rooted in Wonder, Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross, CA
Buried Relations, Fine Art Gallery, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Layered Upon Layers, Main Gallery, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV

Layered Stories, Anderson Gallery, the Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA

Underfoot, Wiegand Gallery, Oats Park Art Center, Fallon, NV
Beneath My Feet, University Art Gallery, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

Linkages, ArtSpace, Richmond, VA
*Mirage, Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY
Stories of Urns, 3 Square Art, Fort Collins, CO

Layers and Missing Links, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
Transitory Elements, Japanese Garden Exhibition Hall, San Diego, CA
Connectivity, Hyde Gallery, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA
*Untitled, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
Circularity, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, San Diego, CA
Momentum, Gallery 2, Ventura College, Ventura, CA
Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
Apples and the Apple, Flor y Canto Gallery, San Diego, CA

Commission Work and Projects

2018 – present

June 2020

2016 – 2019

Dec. 2012

Patria Soli, social practice project

To Soil, From Soil, Patria Soli social practice project, Reimagine NY: Life, Loss, and Love

Three Poems Disrupting a Language, Artist’s Book Project with Brighton Press, San Diego, CA (collections of 28 institutions including Getty Research Institute, Stanford University, and Library of Congress; please see Collections)

Critical Mass, TEDxSanDiego, San Diego, CA

Selected Exhibitions (*small group shows)

Sep. 2020

Feb. – Aug. 2021

May 1019

Feb. 2018 – Feb. 2019    
June 2017 – Oct. 2018 

July 2017  
June 2017    
Aug. – Nov.,2016  
 

Apr. 2011    
Feb. 2011    
Apr. 2010    
Apr. 2010     


Aug. – Sep. 2009    
Sep. – Nov. 2007    
Nov. 2007    
Feb. 2005    
May 2003

Woman’s Essence Show 2020 in collaboration with UNESCO, Musa International, Rome, Italy 
Connections, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Reno, NV
Woman’s Essence Show 2019, concomitant event with Official Pavilion of Bangladesh 58th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Zenobio, Venice, Italy
Figures of Speech, San Diego Airport Terminal 2, San Diego, CA
Making a Mark, Nevada Arts Council Traveling Exhibition, NV
Open Studio, Red Gate Residency, Beijing, China
My Body Your Body, Sierra Arts Foundations, Reno, NV
*Caverna: Infinite Universe, HB Punto Experimental, San Diego, CA (3-person show) 

Cut to Form, Fine Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA
Into the Woods, Sacred Heart Hall, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA 
Silence, Exile, and Cunning, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA
Unraveling Tradition • Contemporary Artists Working with Fiber Media, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
LA 2009, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Paper Cuts 3, Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA
Artists Go Lightly, Temporary Autonomous Museum(s), San Francisco, CA 
*Life Luggage, Everett Gee Jackson Gallery, San Diego, CA (3-person show) 
Up and Coming, New Paintings, SDSU Community Gallery, San Diego, CA

Juried Exhibitions (highlights)

Jan. 2017
Oct. – Nov. 2016 

Aug. 2015


Apr. 2007
Jan. – Mar. 2007 
Feb. – Mar. 2007 
Dec. 2006
Nov. 2006
May 2004
May 2004

2017-18 Fellowship Finalist Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY 
Artist Statement, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

2015 Art Kudos International Juried Art Competition and Exhibition 
<http://www.artkudos.com>
15th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Pro Arts’ Juried Annual 2007, Oakland, CA
Beyond Printmaking 2007, TTU School of Arts Landmark Arts, Lubbock, TX
Brand 35: Art on Paper, Association of Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA 
Pacific Prints 2006, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA
Ink Under Pressure, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA 
Emerging Printmakers L.A., Martha Gault Gallery, Slippery Rock University, PA

Residency

June 2021 (scheduled)

July 2018

July 2017

Open Air Artist-in-Residence, Missoula, MT

Willapa Bay AiR Residency, Oysterville, WA

Red Gate Residency, Beijing, China

Conference Presentation

April 2021 

“Comforting End if Life through Socially Engaged Project,” Creating Space 11, Canadian Association for Health Humanities

Reviews and Articles

Oct 2020

 

May 2020

 

Feb. 2019

Jan. 2019

June 2018

May 2018

 

Nov. 2017

Sep. 2016

Apr. 2013

March 2013

July 2010

July 2010

Apr. 2008

McDonald, Lisa. “Visiting homeland one more time now made possible through Patria Soli project.” NEVADA Today. October 22, 2020. <https://www.unr.edu/nevada-today/news/2020/ patria-soli> Read

Naskar, Sudhiti. "Common Ground is Closer Than You Think." Double Scoop, May 11, 2020. <https://www.doublescoop.art/common-ground-is-closer-than-you-think/> Read

Vagner, Kris. "At Peace." RN&N, February 21, 2019. Page 16. Read

Glassberg, Josie. “Matching Picture: ‘The Story of the Sphenoid Bone’.” Double Scoop, January 19. <https://www.doublescoop.art/matching-picture-the-story-of-the-sphenoid- bone/> Read

White, David R. “Reverance.” ArtSpace, Jane 10. Read

Taggart Talya. “Artist Miya Hannan Explores Japanese Death Rituals & More in Artspace Exhibit, ‘Linkages.’” RVA Magazine, May 24, 2018. <https://rvamag.com/art/artist-miya- hannah-explores-japanese-death-rituals-more-in-artspace-exhibit-linkages.html > Read

Ramos, Javelyn. “Voices from materials: Japanese artist Miya Hannan on death – in conversation.” Art Radar, November 12, 2017. <http://artradarjournal.com/2017/11/12/ voices-from-materials-japanese-artist-miya-hannan-on-death-in-conversation> Read

Gongora Jr, Miguel. “Tension Through Space. Caverna: Infinite Universe.” Vanguard Culture, September 24, 2016. <http://vanguardculture.com/tension-space-caverna-infinite-universe> Read

Breslaw, Cathy. ArtScene: The Monthly Digest to Art in Southern California, April 2013, vol. 32, no. 8, p. 26. Read

Chute, James. “Miya Hannan: ‘Layers and Missing Links.’” The San Diego Union Tribune, Arts and Culture, March 24, 2013, p. E2. Read

Beltran, JD. “Silence, Exile, and Cunning.” San Francisco Chronicle, City Bright, July 21, 2010. <https://blog.sfgate.com/beltran/2010/07/21/silence-exile-and-cunning/Read

Giles, Gretchen. “Guessing Games: ‘Silence, Exile, and Cunning’ assigns roles at the SVMA.” Bohemian, April 28 – May 4, 2010, vol. 31, 50. Read

Pincus, Robert L. “‘Miya Hannan: Circularity’ is a Solid Debut.” The San Diego Union Tribune, Night & Day, April 17, 2008, p. 25. Read

Exhibition and Project Catalogs

Sep. 2020

May 2019

May 2018

June 2017

May 2017

Di Trapani, Laura Francesca. “Woman’s Essence: The Women in the Contemporary Art.” September, 2020. Page 119. Musa International Art Space, Rome, Italy. Read

Di Trapani, Laura Francesca. “Woman’s Essence: The Women in the Contemporary Art.” May 2019. Page 39. Musa International Art Space, Venice, Italy. Read

Brighton Press 2018 Catalog, Brighton Press, San Diego, CA.

Marking a Mark, Nevada Arts Council, Carson City, NV. View

Brighton Press 2017 Catalog, Brighton Press, San Diego, CA.

Media Interview 

June 2021

Skagit Community Radio, interviewed by Ann Bodle-Nash, KSVR-FM, aired on Jan. 4, archived at <https://soundcloud.com/ksvrfm/01-04-2020-patia-soli> Listen 

Publication Notices (Publications in which my artwork was featured.)

July 2018

Jan. 2017

Feb. 2017

Spotlight, Issue 9, Circle Foundation, France, p. 39. (Invited) View
Artist Statement #1, CICA Press, Korea, pp. 22-23. Link to Amazon, View 
ArtMaze Mag, Issue #1, 2017, New York and the United Kingdom, pp. 84-85. View

External Grants

June 2018

April 2018

Nevada Art Council Jackpot Grant, Nevada Art Council, Carson City, NV

Sierra Arts Foundation Artist Grant, Sierra Arts Foundation, Reno, NV

Grants (from UNR)

April 2020

April 2020

Nov. 2017

May 2017

May 2017

Global Studies Research Grants, Ozmen Institute for Global Studies, the University of Nevada, Reno

Scholarly and Creative Activities Grants, College of Liberal Arts, the University of Nevada, Reno

Faculty Research Travel Grant for CLA and RSJ, Research and Innovation, the University of Nevada, Reno

Scholarly and Creative Activities Grants, College of Liberal Arts, the University of Nevada, Reno

International Activities Grant, Office of the Provost, the University of Nevada, Reno

Collection

Amherst College, Amherst, MA (2019)
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT (2017)

Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH (2017)

Columbia University, New York, NY (2017)
Duke University, Durham, NC (2019)
Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA (2017)

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2017)

Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN (2017)

Library of Congress, Washington, DC (2019)

R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA (2008)

San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (2004, 2018)

Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA (2018)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA (2017)
Smith College, Northampton, MA (2018)

University of California, Berkeley, CA (2020)

University of California, Riverside, CA (2019)

University of California, San Diego, CA (2017)

University of Delaware, Newark, DE (2018)
University of Denver, Denver, CO (2017)
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (2017)
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (2017)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2017)

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (2020)

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (2018)

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (2020)

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2019)

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI (2017)

Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA (2017)

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT (2017)

Professional Honors, Awards, and Prizes

April 2020

May 2019

May 2019

Nov. 2007    
May 2007    
Dec. 2006    
May 2004

WAA Woman Art Award 2020 and Official Certificate of participation, UNESCO, Bologna, Italy

WAA Woman Art Award 2019, Venice, Italy
Distinguished Alumni Award, Mesa College, San Diego, CA

Third Place, Art Interview, Germany

Honorable Mention, Art Interview, Germany

Bonese Collins Turner Award, Brand 35, Glendale, CA

First Prize, LA Printmaking Society, Los Angeles, CA

Academic Honors, Awards, and Prizes

Sep. 2005 – May 2007  
Sep. 2001 – May 2004   
Feb. 2004    

Jan. 1999 – May 2001

May 2001
   

MFA Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute, CA

Summa Cum Laude, San Diego State University, CA

The SDSU Provost’s Award, San Diego State University, CA

Dean’s Honor List, Mesa College, San Diego, CA

Mesa College Scholarship Award, Mesa College, San Diego, CA

Visiting Artist Lecture

Feb. 2020 
Feb. 2020 
Nov. 2019 
July 2019 
Dec. 2018 
Oct. 2018 
June 2018 
Nov. 2017
July 2017 
Oct. 2016 

Nov. 2013 
Apr. 2008 
Sep. 2007

Visiting Artist Talk, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 
Exhibition Artist Talk, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 
Visiting Artist Talk, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV 
Exhibition Artist Talk, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA 
Exhibition Opening Talk, Oats Park Art Center, Fallon, NV 
Exhibition Opening Talk, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 
Exhibition Closing Talk, ArtSpace, Richmond, VA
Exhibition Opening Talk, 3 Square Art, Fort Collins, CO
Visiting Artist Talk, United State Embassy, Beijing, China
Exhibition Opening Talk, HB Punto Experimental, San Diego, CA 

Visiting Artist Talk, University of San Diego, CA
Visiting Artist Talk, Grossmont College, San Diego, CA 
Exhibition Opening Talk, Ventura College, Ventura, CA

Professional Experience

Sep. 2018

Nov. 2008

Juror, Willapa Bay AiR Residency, Oysterville, WA
Judge, Chinese Art Museum, Art Performing Show, San Diego, CA

Teaching Experience

July 2016 – Present

Jan 2016 – May 2016

Jan. 2009 – Dec. 2015

Jan. 2008 – Dec. 2015 

Jan. 2006 – May 2007

Assistant Professor, the University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Instructor, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA

Instructor, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

Lecturer, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Education

Sep. 2005 – May 2007

Sep. 2001 – May 2004

Jan. 1999 – May 2001

Apr. 1987 – Mar. 1990

M.F.A., Studio Art, San Francisco Art Institute

B.A., Fine Art with Emphasis in Painting and Printmaking, San Diego State University

A.A., Fine Art, Mesa College, San Diego

B.S., Medical technology, Kyushu University, Japan