ARTISTIC HISTORY

EDUCATION

1999-2000 The Barnes Foundation grant program, Advanced Theory Criticism. (PA, USA)

1997-99 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Art, MFA

1995-97 Eastern University, BA (PA, USA)

1978-80 Academie de Port-Royal, Paris, France, Certificate

1970-72 Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan, asso. BFA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021 Centro de Arte de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, SPAIN

2016 West Chester University, PA, USA

2015 Cerulean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Cerulean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008 Strasphere Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006 MBN Studios, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Eastern University, Radnor, PA

2001 Freyburger Gallery at Penn State U., Berks-Lehigh Valley, PA

1989 Camden county Community College, Clamont, NJ

1983 Portico Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1982 Portico Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1981 Marcel Bernheim, Paris, France

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 “Diversas Inspiraciones” at Casa de La Cultura de Los Realejos, Tenerife

2020 “Fusión Atlantica” at Castillo San Felipe, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife

2019 “Mundo Y Naturaleza”, at Sala MAC, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

2018  Installation work, RED RAIN, at Museo de la Naturaleza y Arqueología, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

2017 “Inauguration, expansion of the gallery” , Cerulean Gallery Philadelphia, PA

2016 “NaviDali“ at Circulo de Bellas Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

2015 “Art of the State” at PA State of Museum, PA, USA

2014 “Annual Juried Show” at Abington Art Center, PA

2013 “70th Annual Painting Awards Exhibition” at Cheltenham Art Center, PA

2012 “Centennial Exhibition” at Delaware Museum, DE

“69th Annual Painting Awards Exhibition” at Cheltenham Art Center, PA

2011 “68th Annual Painting Awards Exhibition” at Cheltenham Art Center, PA

           “Annual Juried Show” at Abington Art Center, PA

2007 “Philadelphia Sculpture show” at West Chester University, PA

          “Faculty Show” at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA

2006 “64th Annual Painting Awards Exhibition” at Cheltenham Art Center, PA

            “20th International Juried Show” at New Jersey Center for Visual Arts

2005 “Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition” at Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

         “14th National Juried Show” at ACNNJ, New Milford, NJ

2004 “2004 International Juried Show” at New Jersey Center for Visual Arts

           curated by Charlotta Kotik (The Brooklyn Museum of Art)

          ”Mid-Atlantic New Painting 2004” at Mary Washington College, VA

          ”Real Life” at Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

2003 “12th National Juried Show” at Art Center of Northern New Jersey

           curated by Dana Miller (Whitney Museum of American Art) NYC

2002 “Celebration of Visual Traditions” at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, PA

2000 “60th Annual Juried Exhibition” at Woodmere art Museum, PA

1998 “Waking Dream” at Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY

1997 Artists Equity Invitational, at Woodmere Art Museum, PA

1996 “Annual Award Exhibition”, at Cheltenham Center for the Arts, PA

1995 “Beyond Borders II”, at Philadelphia City Hall

1994 Artists Equity Triennial, at Berman Museum, PA

1991 Pindar Gallery Invitational curated by Charlotta Kotik(Director of Brooklyn Museum of Art)

1990 “Faber Birren Color Award Show” at Stamford Museum, CT, USA

1989 “Annual Award Show” at Kurobe Culture Center, Toyama, Japan1988

          “Artists Equity Triennial”, at Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA ,USA

          “Annual Award Show” at Kurobe Culture Center, Toyama, Japan

1988 “Artists´ Equity Triennial” at Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1987 Tower Gallery Annual, New York, NY

          “Annual Award Show” at Kurobe Culture Center, Toyama, Japan

1980 “Salon d’Automn”, Grand Palais, Paris, France

1979 “Salon d’Automn”, Grand Palais, Paris

          “Salon National Des Beaux Arts”, Grand Palais, Paris

1978 “Invitational Modern Art Exhibition” at Takara Gallery, Tokyo

AWARDS & COMMISSIONS & GRANTS

2015 HT eMagazine Featured Artist (award)

2013  Cheltenham Art Center Awards at 70th Painting Awards Show Merit Awards at Abington Art Center

2011 Cheltenham Art Center Awards

2006 – Lorraine and Ben Alexander Award, at 64th Annual Painting Award Exhibition, Cheltenham Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

2004 – Merit Award, in the 2004 International Juried Show” at N.J. Center for Contemporary Art

1999-2000 Violette De Mazia Grant, Violette De Mazia Trust, The Barnes Foundation

1998-99 Gray Trust Grant, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

1997 – The Hahn Gallery Award in the Artists Equity Triennial, Woodmere Art Museum

1995 – Honorable Mention in the Manhattan Arts Intern’l Cover Art Competition, NY

1994 – Artists Guild Award in the Artists Equity Triennial, Philadelphia

1991 – Second Prize in the National Juried Competition at Pindar Gallery, SoHo, NY

1989 – Toyama Newspaper Awards in the 29th Annual at Kurobe City, Toyama, Japan

1988 – Carlos Sierra Franco Award in the 50th Annual at Main Line Center of the Arts,

1988 – Excellence Award in the 28th Annual at Kurobe City

1987 – Ichigenkai Award in the 27th Annual at Kurobe City

1986 – Commission for paintings – Mayoral office in Yokkaichi City, Mie, Japan

1984 – Commission for sculpture – Mayor’s Memorial in Aogashima, Tokyo, Japan

PUBLICATIONS

Hidden Tresure Magazine, 2015 Spring Edition

Philadelphia Inquirer, June 5, 2009. by Victoria Donohoe.

Philadelphia Inquirer, May 12, 2006. “Cheltenham Art Center show” by Victoria Donohoe

Reading Eagle, Sep. 30, 2001. “Shadows/Substance: May the light be with you” by Ron Scira

The New York Times, Oct. 11,1998. “Show that Highlights Dreams and Magic” by Vivien Raynor 

Art Matters, Dec. ’89 – Jan. 90’. “More reviews” by Robert Eliot

Art Matters, September ´88 “More Review” by Mary Rankin

Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 4,1983. “An outstanding Phila Artist shows his recent work” by Victoria Donohoe

En Español

PAUL HAMANAKA

Nacío en Kurobe, Japón

EDUCACIÓN

1997-99 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Filadelfia, EE.UU, (Master de Bellas Artes)

1978-80 Academie de Port-Royal, Paris, FRANCIA, (Certificado de Bellas Artes)

1970-72 Musashino Art University, Tokio, JAPÓN, (Licencia de Bellas Artes)

EXPOSICIÓNES INDIVIDUALES (Lista Parcial)

2021 La Recova, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, España.

2016 West Chester University, Pensilvania(PA), EE.UU

2015 Cerulean Gallery, Filadelfia, PA,EE.UU

2001 Freyburger Gallery, Penn State University., Berks-Lehigh Valley, PA,EE.UU

1981 Marcel Bernheim Galerie, Paris, FRANCIA

EXPOSICIÓNES EN GRUPO (Lista Parcial)

2020 “Fusión Atlántica”, Castillo San Felipe, Purto de la Cruz, Tenerife, ESPAÑA

2019 “Mundo Y Naturaleza”, Sala MAC, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, ESPAÑA

2018 “Musa Japón”, Instalasión, Museo de la Naturaleza y Arqueología, Tenerife, ESPAÑA

2016 “ NaviDali“, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, ESPAÑA

2015 “Art of the State”, PA State Museum, PA, EE.UU

2012 “Centennial Exhibition”, Delaware Museum, Delaware, EE.UU

PREMIOS & BECAS (Lista Parcial)

2015 Artista elegido, en Hidden Treasure Magazine, Reino Unido
2013 Cheltenham Art Center Awards, 70th Painting Awards Exposición,PA, EE.UU

         Merit Awards, Abington Art Center, PA, EE.UU

2011 Cheltenham Art Center Awards, 68th Painting Awards Exposición, PA, EE.UU

2006 Lorraine & Ben Alexander Award, 64th Painting Awards Exposición,

         Cheltenham Art Center, Filadelfia, PA,EE.UU 

2004 Merit Award en el 2004 International Juried Show”, N.J. Center for Contemporary Art

PUBLICACIONES (Lista Parcial)

Diarío de Avisos, 24/2/2020, ESPAÑA

EL DÍA, 20/08/2019, ESPAÑA

La Opinión de Tenerife, 05/09/ 2018 , ESPAÑA

La Opinión de Tenerife, 03/12/2016, ESPAÑA

Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/05/2006. “Cheltenham Art Center show” por Victoria Donohoe, EE.UU

Reading Eagle, 30/09/2001. “Shadows/Substance: May the light be with you” por Ron Scira

The New York Times, 11/10/1998. “Show that Highlights Dreams and Magic” por Vivien Raynor