Artist Talk by Wendy Maruyama

Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Gallery at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002 (Map)

As part of Wendy Maruyama:  The wildLIFE ProjectHCCC is pleased to invite you to an Artist Talk by Wendy Maruyama. The event will take place on Saturday, November 21st, at 2:00 PM in the Main Gallery at HCCC.

About Wendy Maruyama

Wendy Maruyama has been a professor of woodworking and furniture design for over 30 years. She is one of the first two women to graduate with a Masters in furniture making from Rochester Institute of Technology. Maruyama has exhibited her work nationally for over four decades, with solo shows in New York City, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Indianapolis, Savannah, and Easthampton. She has exhibited internationally in Tokyo, Seoul and London. Maruyama’s work can also be found in both national and international permanent museum collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, Australia; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Museum of Art and Design, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton; Mingei International Museum, San Diego; and the Oakland Museum of California.

Maruyama is a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the California Civil Liberties Public Education Grant, 2010; several National Endowment for the Arts Grants for Visual Artists; the Japan/US Fellowship; and a Fulbright Research Grant to work in the UK.