Naho Taruishi

A Diver in 200 BC, 2015
Chalk and pastel on paper
14 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches
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Vertigo, 2015
Graphite and ink on paper
14 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches
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Astrolabe, 2015
Graphite, pastel and colored pencil on paper
13 1/4 x 20 3/4 inches
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Last year at Marienbad, 2014
Graphite and pastel on Gampi paper
18 5/8 x 15 5/8 inches
House of Galileo Galilei, 2014 
Graphite and color pencil on Gampi paper 
14 1/2 x 12 inches 
Marine Chronometer H4, 2014 
Graphite on Gampi paper 
11 x 8 1/8 inches 

Naho Taruishi (b. 1979, Tokyo, Japan) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, where she makes drawings and single-channel videos and installations. She received her BFA in 2006 from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is currently a selected artist for Open Sessions 2014-2016 at The Drawing Center in New York City. Her work has been exhibited at Artists Space, A.I.R Gallery, Show Room, and White Box in New York, NY; The Rochester Institute of Technology; and RK Projects in Providence, RI. Taruishi’s work has also been presented at international film and video festivals in the US, Canada, France, Spain, Sweden, Greece, Norway and Japan. Her limited edition artist book, Fragments of Light 6, a collaboration with Vincent FitzGerald & Co., is part of several collections, including the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, Rochester Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and Lyrik Kabinett. Additionally, Taruishi has been an Artist-in-Residence at the McDowell Colony in NH, the Watermill Center in NY, and Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida.