Yoshiko Kirby CV


Yoshiko Kirby CV

Qualifications

Associate of Art (Design), Aoyama Gakuin Joshi Tanki Daigaku, Tokyo, Japan
Diploma of Fashion, Ueyama Gakuin Fashion College, Kagoshima
ESL, Seattle Community College
Certificate IV, Visual Arts, TAFE, Mossman, Queensland
Various short hobby courses/ visual arts, calligraphy, flower arrangement, make-up, face painting, sales etc.

Work Experience

2006-present Developing own arts practice
2006 - 2009 Part time study at Douglas Arts Base and TAFE, Mossman
1998 - 2005 Owned and managed cafe,”Wild Ginger” in Port Douglas
1997 Managed Pandanus Caravan Park in Port Douglas
1993 - 1996 Managed Japanese restaurant Zai in Port Douglas
1984 - 1993 Study, part time work, Seattle, USA
1978 - 1983 Dressmaker for boutique in Kagoshima

Solo Exhibitions

2011 March Shuffling Cards on a Full Moon Night, exhibition at Tableland Regional Gallery in Atherton
2010 Jan-April Sensing Beyond exhibition at Lobby in Reef Casino Pullman Hotel in Cairns
2009 October The way I see It, exhibition at Mossman Douglas Art Base

Group Exhibitions

2014 Windows project at Reef Marina, Port Douglas
2013 Asian Influence, Canopy Gallery, Cairns
2012 May Artists of the North, exhibition at Cairns Tanks Art Centre
2011 Nov 2012 April Extraordinary Art Exhibition, as a featured artist, Wilson Gallery in Robe,SA
2010 Oct. Open a shared “Port Douglas Artists gallery & studio” at Meridian Marina in Port Douglas under Cairns Regional Council Beautiful Art Space project
2010 Oct. Pathway, exhibition at Douglas Art Base in Mossman
2010 Oct. Destination Paradise, exhibition Go Troppo Art Festival in Port Douglas
2009 Nov. Cairns Art Society 63rd annual group exhibition at Cairns Regional Gallery
2009 Apr. Artists of the North, exhibition at Cairns Tanks Art Centre
2009 Feb. View from the Coast, exhibition at Foyer Gallery Atherton Council Hall
2008 Nov. Cairns Art Society 62nd annual group exhibition at Cairns Regional Gallery
2008 Apr. Artists of the North group exhibition at Cairns Tanks Art Centre
2007 June Sheraton Mirage Carnival, group exhibition at Port Douglas community centre
2007 May I live here, trio exhibition at Cairns Tanks Art Centre in Cairns
2006 Nov. Plant Diversity in the Tropics group exhibition at Cairns Tanks Art Centre
2006 -2009 Midyear & End of year exhibitions at Mossman Douglas Art Base

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