EDUCATION
MFA University of Texas, Austin,TX 2009
BFA San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 2001

EXHIBITION RECORD
Solo
2011 Teruko Nimura Spaces Between Test Site, Austin, TX
2005 Teruko Nimura, Double Entendre Art Foundry Gallery Sacramento, CA
2004 Teruko Nimura, New Work Art Foundry Gallery Sacramento CA

Two/Three Person

2013 Personal Landscapes Box 13, Houston, TX
2013 Potentialities RoxaBoxen, Chicago, IL
2012 Potentiality UP Collective Austin, TX

Selected Group

2014 Goodly Wicked, GrayDuck Gallery, Austin, TX, Curators: Andy Campbell and Sarah Celeste Bancroft

2013 The Alley Cat Project, Austin TX
2012 Girls Guild East Side Studio Tour Austin, TX
2011 5 x7 Art House at the Jones Center for Contemporary Art Austin TX
2011 Legacy Starving Artists Studios Austin, TX
2011 Red Hot Red Dot Women and Their Work Austin, TX
2010 Advanced Young Artists Program Exhibition Okay Mountain Austin,TX
2010 Adoration Birdhouse Gallery Austin, TX
2010 Stations of the Cross 14 Views from Golgotha Pump Project Austin, TX
2010 Art – Architecture A Conversation, TOGS, Temporary Gallery Austin, TX
2010 Ideas of Mountains, Creative Research Lab Austin, TX
2010 Telephone FAB Gallery Austin, TX
2009 Half and Half Creative Research Lab Austin, TX
2009 Terrain Creative Research Lab Austin, TX
2008 Hasta La Basura Se Sepera Antigua Aduana Nuevo Laredo, Mexico
2008 Amuse-Bouche Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX
2008 New American Talent 23 Juror: Nato Thompson Arthouse at the Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX
2007 The Exchange, Ox Bow, School of Art, Saugatuck MI
2004 Annual Art Auction Center for Contemporary Art Sacramento, CA

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2012 A.C.R.E. (Artist Coolaborative Residency and Exhibitions), Steuben, WI
2011 Ox Bow School of Art, Fall Session, Saugatuck, MI

AWARDS
2010 National Arts Program, Best of Show, City of Austin Employees
2008 Harriet F. Batts Art Scholarship and Loan Fund
2008 Robert Levers Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Studio Art
2008 Fredricka Crain Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Art
2008 University of Texas Graduate Student Travel Grant
2007 Ox Bow, School of Art, Fellowship
2007 University of Texas Austin Graduate Student Travel Grant
2006 University of Texas Graduate Student Fellowship
2004 First Place, Sculpture, KVIE Art Auction

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014-Current Adjunct Professor of Art, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX
2012-2014 Adjunct Instructor of Art, Temple Junior College, Temple, TX
2010 -2012 Culture and Arts Education Specialist, Youth and Teen Programs, Dougherty Arts School Austin, TX
2010 Advanced Young Artists Mentor, Art House at the Jones Center for Contemporary Art Austin, TX
2010 Kids Art Tent Coordinator, Pecan Street Festival Austin, TX
2006-09 Teaching Assistant: Beginning Ceramics, Intermediate/Advanced, Ceramic Vessels, Intermediate/Advanced Sculptural Ceramics, 3-D
Foundations, University of Texas, Austin,
2006 Youth Ceramics Workshops Instructor, Alpha Fired Arts, Sacramento, CA
2005 -06 Outreach Coordinator, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
2004 – 05 Art Education Assistant, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
2002 – 04 Gallery Associate, Art Foundry Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2001 Library Assistant, Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento, CA
2001 Gallery and Framing Intern, Solomon Dubnick Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1999-2000 Library Assistant, Oakland Public Library Oakland, CA
1998 Sales Associate, Amsterdam Art Oakland, CA
1998 Sales Associate, Paint Your Own Pottery, Oakland, CA

PRESENTATIONS
2010 Panelist, The Cultural Legacy of the Internment by Japanese American
Women National Association for Asian American Studies Conference, Austin, TX

REVIEWS
2009 New Curator, Review of Hasta La Basura Se Sepera
2008 Glasstire, Review of Amuse-Bouche
2008 Austin American Statesman, Review of New American Talent