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EDUCATION
2008
Master of Fine Arts, University of Arizona, Tucson
Certificate of Museum Studies, University of Arizona, Tucson

UPCOMING and RECENT NEWS
2017    
Divine Water, multi-media installation, in group exhibition, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO

2016    
Hatsubon: Passage, photography and video, solo, Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
Hatsubon, photography, solo, Desai | Matta Gallery, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
Rattlesnake Lake, photography, in group exhibition Water and the Sounding Sirens,  curated by Tea Roots, Sherwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015   
Rattlesnake Lake, photography and sculpture, Desai | Matta Gallery, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
These Grand Places, photography, Bisignano Gallery, University of Dubuque, IA
Rattlesnake Lake, photography and video, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2013     
These Grand Places, photography, WorkSpace, Lincoln, NE
Passage, Haas Gallery, photography, University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg
Billboard Project, public art, California Institute for Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA

2012   
These Grand Places, photography, Groundswell Gallery, Denver, CO
These Grand Places, photography, El Paso International Airport, TX

2010     
Passage, photography and video, Vermillion, Seattle, WA

2006     
What Could It Mean To Say Yes? photography and letterpress book arts, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

2005     
Landscapes, photography, Upfield Gallery, Tokyo, Japan and Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
The Bunny Chronicles, photography, Upfield Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2004     
The Bunny Chronicles, photography, Diego Rivera Sala, ENEP, UNAM, México City, México
The Bunny Chronicles, photography, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR

2001    
The Bunny Chronicles, photography, The Pound Gallery, Seattle, WA

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS for SITE-RESPONSIVE PROJECTS
2014
Canal, environmental outdoor installation, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, AZ

2012
Uncovering the West Tributary, environmental outdoor installation, Bellevue Special Projects, Bellevue, WA

 2008  
Draw Forth, Cast Aside,  three-channel video installation, Start on Broadway: Sound Transit Public Art, Seattle, WA

 SITE-RESPONSIVE PROJECTS | MULTI-MEDIA INSTALLATIONS
2012
Crossing, Ironton Gallery, Denver, CO

2009
There Are Some Things You Cannot Forget, environmental outdoor installation, The Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France

2008
Draw Forth, Cast Aside, three-channel video installation, MFA Thesis, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS
2015  
The Gretel Project, three-channel video installation immersive theatre performance with Cathy Chung, Lauren K. Alleyne, Sidney Boquiren, University of Dubuque, IA

2014
You Get What You Pay For, multi-media installation with Chris Dacre, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO

2012  
It's Beginning to Look Alot Like Christmas, multi-media installation with Chris Dacre,  Grunwald Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2008
Air Traffic: control, multi-media installation with Chris Dacre, Rocket Gallery, Tucson, AZ

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
Colorado Contemporary, Juror Nora Burnett Abrams, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Photo-Synthesis, Month of Photography, Arts Brookfield Republic Plaza, Denver, CO

2014     
 En Foco New Works #17 Fellowship Exhibition, Juror Mary Virginia Swanson, President’s Gallery, John Jay College CUNY, New York, NY
Center Forward, Juror Hamidah Glasgow, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2013   
Photo-Synthesis, Month of Photography, Arts Brookfield Republic Plaza, Denver, Colorado
MSU Denver Faculty Exhibition, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO
After 5 MART Program Exhibition, Drury University, Springfield, MO
SPESW Exhibition, Juror Jim Robischon, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
Not Kansas, Curator Ann Jastrub, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
CPAC Members Show, Juror Shannon Corrigan, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO
Unstable Systems, ArtLofts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
SPE Multicultural Caucus Portfolio, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

2011  
Existence, Passage, Release, three-person, Gaddis Geeslin Gallery, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
SPE Multicultural Caucus Portfolio, American University, Washington, DC
Delight Becomes Pictorial, Kore Press and Tucson Contemporary Arts, Tucson, AZ

2009  
Hidden Between Covers, Curator Elizabeth Mellott, Arts Gallery, Collin College, Plano, TX  
Emerging (I) 3, Creative Center for Photography, LA; Cypress College, CA; California State University Northridge, CA

2007     
Basically Human, University of Arizona and American University in Dubai, UAE

2006    
Landscapes in the group exhibition SPESW Exhibition, Universe City, Ogden, UT
Photography Now, Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
The Bunny Chronicles in the group exhibition Exile On Main Street, Lionel Rombach Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2005     
Latin American Invitational, Curator Adrian Ayala, México, Cuba, Guatemala, Chile, Argentina

2004     
101 Ways to Remove a President from Power, Curator Greg Lundgren, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Arena, Pochron Studio, DUMBO Arts Festival, New York, NY

2003     
Northwest Annual, Juror Linda Farris, Center On Contemporary Art (CoCA), Seattle, WA

2002     
Western States Small Works, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA
Personal Viewpoints, Juror Michael Kenna, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA

2001     
Beneath The Surface, Juror Chien Chi-Chang, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
Before/After, Curator Greg Lundgren, Vital 5 Productions, Seattle, WA

SCREENINGS
2011     
Shorn, This is A Recording, Curators Sama Alshaibi, Gary Setzer, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2010     
Across Land and Sky, 4Culture Media Gallery, Seattle, WA
Air Traffic: control, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart, Germany
La Traversée, 17 Days, Curator Adrianne Little, Alfred State University, NY

2009     
La Traversée, 17 Days, Curator Adrianne Little, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

2011     
Wound, Curator Carola Dreidemie, SPE National Conference, Dallas, TX
Shorn, San Francisco Women’s Film Festival, Brava Theatre, San Francisco, CA                                  
Shorn, This is A Recording, Curators Sama Alshaibi, Gary Setzer, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2008  -2009
Shorn, Urban Jealousy: 1st Int’l Roaming Biennial of Tehran, Curators Amirali Ghasemi and Serhat Koksal, Hafriyat Karakoy and in Istanbul, Turkey; Berlin, Germany; Belgrade, Serbia

PERFORMANCE HISTORY
2006
I-Haul, U-Look, a public mobile art gallery and intervention, First Thursday, Seattle, WA

2003-2006      
Infernal Noise Brigade, a mobile sound ensemble activated by massive political and cultural uprisings. Seattle, San Francisco, New York and other US locations, Canada, México, UK, Netherlands, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Belgium, Austria

2002-2009
Vital 5 Productions, dedicated to the creation, production and representation of non-traditional art exhibits and performances. Photographer and performer at opening events, Seattle, WA  

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES 
2016
Interview with Dohee Lee, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
"Hatsubon" roundtable with Cathy Chung and Deirdre Visser, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, PA

2015
City College of San Francisco, CA
Artist Talk  with Kei Ito, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
“Balance-Unbalance: Climate, Water, Environment” Conference Presenter,  Arizona State University, AZ

2014     
Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO

2013     
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Colorado Photographic Arts Center Conversation with Vivian Keulards, Denver, CO
Colorado Photographic Arts Center Portfolio Preparation with Mark Sink, Denver, CO
University of  Lincoln, NE
Metropolitan College, Omaha, NE

2012
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2011     
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ
Society for Photographic Education National Conference Presenter, Atlanta, GA
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2010     
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Vermillion Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008     
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2006
Métafora International School of Art, Barçelona, Spain

2005     
Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
Upfield Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

COLLECTIONS
Musée Nicéphore Niépce Chalon-sur-Saône, France
Light Work Syracuse, NY
En Foco New York, NY
Center for Photography at Woodstock Woodstock, NY
Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, CO

 SELECTED GRANTS and AWARDS
2015     
School of Letters, Arts, Sciences Faculty Grant MSU Denver (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)

2014   
Honorable Mention,  Colorado Contemporary, Fort Collins, CO

2013     
Provost Office Research Grant for Reassigned Tim,  MSU Denver

2011     
Honorable Mention Specific Environments: Landscape as Metaphor, Fort Collins, CO

2010     
4Culture Site-Specific Performance Network Grant, Seattle, WA                             
Bellevue Special Project Grant, Bellevue, WA
City Artists Grant, King County Office of Cultural Affairs, Seattle, WA

2009     
The Camargo Foundation Fellowship, Cassis, France
4Culture Digital Media Grant, Seattle, WA
Best Experimental, Documentary Award for “Shorn”, San Francisco Women’s Film Festival, CA

2008   
Pépinières Européennes pour Jeunes Artistes, France
Sound Transit: Start on Broadway Public Art Project Grant, Seattle, WA
Freestyle Crystal Apple Award for Outstanding Achievement in Black & White Photography Society for Photographic Education
Asian American Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association Grant, University of Arizona
Graduate and Professional Student Council Conference Grant, University of Arizona
College of Fine Arts Travel Grant, University of Arizona (2008, 2007, 2006, 2005)

2007     
Creative Achievement Award School of Art, College of Fine Arts, University of Arizona
Tucson Pima Arts Council International Exchange Grant, Pima County, Arizona
Medici Scholar International Grant, University of Arizona
Graduate and Professional Student Council Conference Grant, University of Arizona

2006     
Medici Scholar Grant, University of Arizona
Southwest Region Conference Graduate Scholarship, Society of Photographic Education

2005     
King County Office of Cultural Affairs Grant, King County, WA
Grants for Artist Projects Artist Trust, Washington State

REVIEWS and PUBLICATIONS
2015
Lenscratch, guest curator, website
BW Gallerist, "Preview: Hatsubon, Tomiko Jones",  website

2014
Nueva Luz, photographic journal featuring Rattlesnake Lake for New Works #17, October, New York, NY
Six Shooters, guest photographer for September, website
BW Gallerist, "Preview: En Foco New Works Fellowship Exhibition", website

2013   
Adobe Airstream, “Ten Colorado Artists You Should Know About–They Happen to be Women”, Leanne Goebel, March 8, website
BW Gallerist, “Best of the Best” Emerging Fine Art Photographers of 2013", website

2012     
Specific Landscapes: Landscape as Metaphor, catalogue, Lincoln Art Center, Fort Collins, CO

2011     
Nueva Luz, photographic journal featuringPassage, Fall, New York, NY
Newspace Center for Photography: 10 Years, book,  Portland, OR

2012   
En Foco Artist Interview Series: Tomiko Jones, website
The Outlook, “Art Exhibit teaches Languor, Temperance, Repose”, Vol. 83, No. 3, September 28, Marissa Weber, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ
The Houstonian, “Students to glimpse into “Passage”, Vol 119, Issue 23, November 10, George Mattingly, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX

2010     
Uncovering the West Tributary, Bellevue CTV, video documentary
 CityArts,  “Curatorʼs Eye: Tomikoʼs Floating World”, December 1, Tim Appelo, Bellevue, WA
23. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, exhibition catalogue, Stuttgart, Germany
Altered: Experimental Photography National, catalogue, University of West Florida, Pensacola

2009     
The Seattle Times, “Grants bring art to Bel-Red neighborhood in Bellevue”, Dec 23, Nicole Tsong
 Seattle Weekly, “Cold Confusion”, interview/preview, June 25, Erika Hobart, Seattle, WA

2008     
Tucson Citizen, "Noisy Skies the Focus of Air Traffic: Control", July 31, Polly Higgins, Tucson, AZ
UANews, "Award-Winning Photography Graduate Ventures Into Video", May 5, La Monica Everett- Haynes, Tucson, AZ
Arizona Daily Wildcat, "'Negotiating' Artist's Eerie Vision", March 8, Alexandria Kassman, Tucson, AZ

2006     
The Stranger, "Porta-Photo", review, Vol. 16, No. 1, September 14, Carrie E.A. Scott, Seattle, WA             
Mono Magazine, June, No. 518, Tokyo, Japan

2003     
The Excelsior, Art & Life back cover interview, México City, México
Shots Magazine, Portfolio Issue, Front cover and feature, Minneapolis, MN

2005   
The Stranger, "The Stranger Suggests", preview, Vol.10 No.46, August 2, Emily Hall, Seattle, WA
Seattle Weekly, "SW This Week: Arts Picks", August 2, Anna Fahey, Seattle, WA
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, front page profile, August 2, Regina Hackett, Seattle, WA
Tablet Magazine, interview and exhibition review, August, Karla Esquivel, Seattle, WA