Tae Kitakata
San Francisco, California

paper, paint
36 x 26 cm

____Selected exhibitions

  • Cream of the Top, Arts Benicia, Benicia, California, 2004
  • The Post-It Show, Play Space Gallery, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, 2004
  • Untethered, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, 2004
  • Landing, Southern Exposure, 2003
  • 99 Bottles, Build Gallery, San Francisco, 2003
  • What’s the Title?, A21 Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, 2003
  • 20/30 Vision, Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, Hawai‘i, 2002
  • Food for Thought, The Contemporary Café, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, 2002
  • Artists of Hawai‘i, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 2001

Tae Kitakata was born in Tsu, Japan in 1976. She received a BFA, 1999, from the University of Hawai‘i and a MFA, 2004, from California College of the Arts, San Francisco. She has attended Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina; Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine; and Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle. Currently, she is a display coordinator for Anthropologie in Palo Alto, California.

Intuitive formal decisions about color, patterns, and materials in my work are informed by what I surround myself with on a daily basis.