May 12

Teaching Artists


Niizeki Hiromi

New York based installation artist Niizeki Hiromi (Niizeki is the family name) has exhibited her work both domestically and internationally at many prominent art institutions which include: The National Museum of Art in Johannesburg, South Africa; Highways Performance and Arts, Los Angeles, CA; HERE Arts, New York, NY; Memorial Art Gallery, The University of Rochester, NY; LaForet Museum, Tokyo, Japan.

Her work is widely collected and exists among a number of high profile collections. She has been a featured member of the George Billis Gallery New York stable for a number of years. Her work has received critical review by notable art critics such as: Holland Cotter of the New York Times, Stuart Ferguson of the Wall Street Journal and Jane Ingram Allen for Sculpture magazine. She has participated in a number of premiere Arts Residencies which include Clock Tower Gallery, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, and the Studio Program at Children’s Museum of the Arts. Niizeki studied at Musashino Art University in her native Tokyo before moving to New York City in 1988.

As a Teaching Artist, Niizeki taught visual arts to children in Tokyo for 5 years, and has taught in New York since 1991, at the Children’s Museum of the Arts, the Whitney Museum of American Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Hudson River Museum.
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