Discipline: Visual Art – drawing

Naho Taruishi

Discipline: Visual Art – drawing
Region: New York
MacDowell fellowships: Winter, 2013

Naho Taruishi was born in Tokyo, and now lives and works in Brooklyn. Through drawings and site-specific projections, her work focuses on the relations between still images, moving images, and architectural space. Taruishi's work has been exhibited at The Drawing Center, Planthouse, Artists Space, A.I.R Gallery, Show Room, and White Box in New York, NY; the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY; and RK Projects in Providence, RI. It has also been presented at numerous international film festivals in the US, Canada, France, Spain, Sweden, Greece, Norway, and Japan. Her collaborative work is held in institutional collections including: the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the Rochester Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and Lyrik Kabinett. She has participated in residency fellowships at MacDowell, the Watermill Center in New York, and the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida.



Naho Taruishi worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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