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Overview

  • Sachiko Akiyama received her MFA from Boston University. She is best known for her sculptures that combine hand-carved wood forms with other materials such as clay, resin and metal. She has exhibited in the United States and abroad, including solo exhibitions at the Akinofuku Museum (Hamamatsu, Japan), the University of Maine Museum of Art (Bangor, ME), and group exhibitions at the Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan, WI), Smack Mellon (Brooklyn, NY), and Field Projects (NYC, NY). Her work has been reviewed favorably in Art New England, The Boston Globe, and The Portland Press Herald. Among numerous honors, Akiyama was awarded a Joan Mitchell Award, an Artist Resource Trust Grant, and residencies at UCross and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. She is the 2018 recipient of the Piscataqua Region Artist Advancement Grant. Her work is in the permanent collections of Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park and Gordon College.
  • Teaching Activities

  • Adv Rsrch Exp/Art&Art History Taught course 2019
  • An Artist's Life Taught course 2019
  • Introductory Sculpture Taught course 2019
  • Ind Stdy/Sculpture Taught course 2018
  • Introductory Drawing Taught course 2018
  • Introductory Sculpture Taught course 2018
  • An Artist's Life Taught course 2018
  • Ind Stdy/Sculpture Taught course 2018
  • Introductory Sculpture Taught course 2018
  • Ind Stdy/Sculpture Taught course 2017
  • Introductory Sculpture Taught course 2017
  • Sculpture Workshop Taught course 2017
  • Introductory Sculpture Taught course 2017
  • Sculpture Workshop: The Figure Taught course 2017
  • Introductory Sculpture Taught course 2016
  • Sculpture Workshop Taught course 2016
  • Ind Stdy/Sculpture Taught course 2016
  • Introductory Woodworking Taught course 2016
  • Sculpture Workshop Taught course 2016
  • Introductory Sculpture Taught course 2015
  • Wood/Wood Carving Taught course 2015
  • Education And Training

  • B.A., Amherst College
  • M.F.A. Sculpture, Boston University
  • Full Name

  • Sachiko Akiyama