Kevin is an artist and photographer living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His work addresses issues of family history, memory,
and space, both personal and institutional. His work has been exhibited at a variety of institutions, including the Photographic
Center Northwest, The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and The Rayko Photo Center. Perimeter, a solo exhibition
commissioned by the Haggerty Museum of Art in 2013, has recently been published in book form by the Wisconsin Historical
Society Press. Kevin is an adjunct faculty member at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and was an artist in residence
at the Center for Photography at Woodstock in 2015.
 

EDUCATION
1990   B.A. Graphic Design, Drake University, Des Moines, IA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016   INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks, Phoenix Art Museum
            Camp Home (solo exhibition), Bush Art Center, St. Norbert College, Green Bay, WI
            On The Shelf, Filter Photo Festival, Chicago, IL
            Welcome: Page by Page, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2015   77 Ashevillians, Window - re/production re/presentation, Asheville, NC
           Pacific Midwest 2.0, Inova/ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
           Perimeter (solo exhibition), Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI
           Identity Check: Works in Contemporary Photography, Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
           The Collection Project, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, WI
2014   Camp Home (solo exhibition), James Watrous Gallery, Madison, WI
           INFOCUS Juried Exhibition of Self-Published Photobooks, Phoenix Art Museum   
           23 Pineapples, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
           People and the Land, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
           Kevin J. Miyazaki and Jon Yamashiro, Stockton College Art Gallery, Atlantic City, NJ
2013   Wisconsin Triennial, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
            Pacific Midwest, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
            Camp Home, California Institute of Integral Studies Billboard Project, San Francisco, CA
            Perimeter (solo exhibition) Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
2011   Shutter, Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
           Clampdown: Labor, Management, and the Recession, Zaller Gallery, Cleveland, OH
           This Is What Democracy Looks Like, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
            Repercussions: Tides & Time, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI
2010   Repercussions: Tides & Time, SOIL gallery, Seattle, WA
           Repercussions: Tides & Time, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
           Here and Now, (one-night installation) Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2009   It's Still Life, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
           Photo-Op, Photo Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
           Fountain of Youth, (one-night installation) Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2008   Big, Big Bangs/Small, Small Bucks, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
           Very Small Observations, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI
           Mary L. Nohl Fellowship For Individual Artists, Inova, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
           Photography Midwest, Madison, WI
           Fast Food, Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2014-present    Founder of tinytinygroupshow, an online group exhibition website
2009-present    Founder of collect.give, a charitable online photography gallery

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2015Center for Photography at Woodstock (August-September)

PUBLICATIONS
2014  Perimeter, Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2014
2013  A Guide to Modern Camp Homes: 10 New Plans & Designs for Persons of Japanese Ancestry, artist's book

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2015Interview, Wisconsin Life, Wisconsin Public Radio, January 30
2014Interview, Central Time, Wisconsin Pubic Radio, October 30
2013Interview, To the Best of Our Knowledge (Jim Fleming), Public Radio International, October 27
2013  Art City Asks: Kevin J. Miyazaki, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 10
          A Museum-Sponsored Road Trip by Holly Stuart Hughes, Photo District News, April
          Perimeter, Wisconsin People & Ideas, Spring/Summer
2012  A Return to Roots by Grace Ali, Nueva Luz Photographic Journal, Volume 16, #2
2013  Photographer Looks at the Human Dimension of Lake Michigan, On The Commons, August 29
2011  Photography Meets Philanthropy, Time Magazine Lightbox Blog, http://lightbox.time.com
2013  Ten Minutes with Kevin J. Miyazaki, This Is The What, July 7
          Photographer Visits Father’s Former Internment Camp, Turnstyle News
2010  Photo Philanthropy: Giving Back With Prints, photoshelter.com, December 1
           Interview with Kevin J. Miyazaki of collect.give, Chicago Art Collector
2009  American Youth, Rome: Contrasto
          La Dallman: Fabricated Landscapes, University of Wisconsin Press
2008  Home: Known and Unknown by Karin Higa, Japanese American National Museum (catalog)
          Camp Home: Tule Lake Today by Stewart David Ikeda, IMDiversity.com, May

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2009-2016   Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, adjunct faculty

GRANTS
2014Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Export Fund
2007Mary L. Nohl Fellowship for Individual Artists

COLLECTIONS
Center for Photography at Woodstock
Haggerty Museum of Art
St. Norbert College

SELECTED ARTIST LECTURES
American Studies Association, Cardinal Stritch University, Carroll College, City of Cincinnati Artist Reaching Classrooms, Coalition of Photographic Arts Milwaukee, Columbia College Chicago, Earlham College, Gannett Wisconsin Newspapers, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Institute of Visual Arts at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Japanese American Citizen's League, Madison Area Technical College, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami University (Ohio), Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Northern Kentucky University, St. Norbert College, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin Veteran's Museum.