Ben Kikuyama

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Exhibitions

Juried

2008
Statewide Juried Exhibition - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii
2006-2008
Art Maui - annual competition, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
2006
Schaefer Portrait Challenge - Schaefer International Gallery, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
2003
Art Maui - annual competition, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
1989-1993
Art Maui - annual competition, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
1991
Members Juried Exhibit - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii
1987
Statewide Juried Exhibition of Visual Arts - Lahaina Arts Society, Hawaii
1985
Art Maui - annual competition, Cameron Center, Hawaii

Invitational

2011 'Legacy of Land' Exhibition of the Maui Coastal Land Trust - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
2008 He Alo A He Alo: Face to Face, Visions and Portraits of Hawai'i - Hawaii State Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
2008 Kites, Kites, and More Kites - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii
2007 Maui Artists - Cedar Street Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii
2004 Good Things, Small Packages - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
2003 Vessels - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii
2001 Exhibition of Hawaii Artists - The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
2000 Wilderness Begins in the Human Mind, Installation - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
1998 Feast or Famine, Performance Piece - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
1997 Shrines - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii
1996 Twelve x 12 - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
1995 Three Artists - Hilo Tsunami Museum, Hawaii
1994 Tobu - Japanese Cultural Society Show, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
1992 On the Premises 75th Anniversary Show - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii
1992 2x4/II Invitational Exhibition - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii
1988 Mayor's Invitational Art Show - County of Maui, Hawaii
1986 Mayor's Invitational Art Show - County of Maui, Hawaii

Solo

1999-2008
New Works, Art Shows - Napua Gallery, Hawaii
1998 Still Lives, Performance Piece - Maui Arts and Cultural Center
1997 The Constructionist, Art Show and Performance Piece - Napua Gallery, Hawaii
1996 The Return, Art Show and Performance Piece - Napua Gallery, Hawaii
1995 Time, Art Show and Performance Piece - Napua Gallery, Hawaii

Awards and Honors

2009 'Odusseia' - Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Acquisition Award, Honolulu, Hawaii
2006 'Sunflower' - Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Acquisition Award, Honolulu, Hawaii
1993 'Tin Dog Contemplating His Place In Life' - Art Maui, selected as publicity image
1992 'Artist Painting Lovers' - Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Acquisition Award, Honolulu, Hawaii
1990 'Artist Painting an Abstract' - Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Acquisition Award, Honolulu, Hawaii
1980 Lahaina Arts Society Art Scholarship, Hawaii

Publications/Media

2002
Art in America - February Issue - '5th Biennial of Hawaii Artists' at the Contemporary Museum (Honolulu)
2001
Centerpiece - 'The Seed' featured on cover of August/September issue - Maui Arts and Cultural Center magazine
1994 Created the book cover for 'All I Asking For Is My Body', a novel by Milton Murayama
1991 Spectrum - Hawaii Public Television, feature segment, televised October 30th and November 3rd
1988 Maui Art and Creative People - 4th ed., Shining Through, Glassman Publishing, Makawao, Maui, Hawaii
1987 Maui Art and Creative People - 3rd ed., Making Contact, ibid.
1987 Maui Magic: The Best of the Island, MJ Harden and Jill Engledow, Aka Press, Hawaii
1986 Maui Art and Creative People - 2nd ed., Visualizing World Peace, ibid.

Commissions/Public Works

1997
Found Object Figurative Wall Pieces, Four Seasons Resort, Hawaii
1994 Grillwork - In collaboration with Bill Little, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii

Education
1982-1983
Maui Community College, Hawaii
1980-1981 Chapman College, Anaheim, California

Art Organizations

2007-2008 Art Advisory Committee - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
2003-2007 Exhibits Committee - Hui No-eau Visual Arts Center, Hawaii
1999-2001 Gallery Committee - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
1997-1998 Board of Directors - Art Maui '98, Hawaii
1994-1995 Board of Directors - Art Maui '95, Hawaii
1993-1994 Secretary - Art Maui '94, Hawaii
1992-1993 Vice President - Art Maui '93, Hawaii
1991-1993 Art Advisory Committee - Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Hawaii
1991-1993 Board of Directors - Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center, Maui, Hawaii
1990-1993 Board of Directors - Art Maui, Hawaii
1990-1991 Vice President - Lahaina Arts Society, Hawaii
1989 Board of Directors - Lahaina Arts Society, Hawaii