Working in Japan
EDUCATION:
2000 M.A, Fine Arts, Art Education Specialty, Aichi University of Education, Japan
1998 B.A, Arts & Crafts, Aichi University of Education, Japan
1996 Penland School of Crafts, Glass Session, Under Jack Wax and Ruth King
EXPERIENCE:
2017 Lecture, Kanazawa Utatsuyama Craft Workshop, Japan
2014 Artist Talk, Young At Art Museum, U.S.A.
2014 Artist Talk, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, U.S.A.
2013 Lecture, Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Japan
2012 Lecture, Tama Art University, Japan
2011 Symposium and Workshop, Anadolu University, Turkey
2010 Lecture, Kanazawa Utatsuyama Craft Workshop, Japan
2009 Lecture, Aichi University of Education, Japan
2008 Artist in Residence and Lecture, Kurashiki University of Science and The Arts, Japan
2007-08 A Part-Time Lecture, Aichi University of Education, Japan
2004-07 T.A., Glass Craft Course, Craft Department, Osaka University of Arts, Japan
2001-04 Working at Utatsuyama Craft Workshop, Japan
1998 Teaching Assistant, Aichi University of Education, Japan
SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS:
2011 Honorable Mention, ‘4th Contemporary Glass Triennial in Toyama 2011’, Toyama Citizens Art Gallery, Japan
2010 Judged Appropriate Prize (Jorgen Schou-Christensen Prize), ‘The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2010’, Japan
2007 Honorable Mention, ‘The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ’07’, Japan
2007 New Glass Review 28
2005 New Glass Review 26
2002 Takako Sano Scholarship, Glass Art Society
2001 New Glass Review 22
1999 Niwa Arts Scholarship, Daikou Foundation, Japan
1998 Juror’s Choice, ‘Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition’ Japan
1997 New Glass Review 18
MAIN EXHIBITIONS:
2017 Planned Exhibition, 'lebenswelt | life-world', Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Germany
2017 'Glass Weekend 2017', Wheaton Arts, NJ
2016 Planned Exhibition, 'Contemporary Glass Art Creations Vol.3', Daiichi Museum of Art, Japan
2016 Competition, The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2016 in Notojima, Notojima Glass Art Museum, Japan
2016 Competition, The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2016, Shiinoki Cultural Complex, Kanazawa, Japan
2016 Solo Exhibition, Galleria Ponte and Ohi Gallery, Japan
2016 Solo Exhibition, Kanazawa Tokyu Hotel, Japan
2016 Planned Exhibition, 'feeling in glass', Toyama Glass Art Museum, Japan
2015 Group Exhibition, Forms from Utatsuyama -The History of 25 Years-, 21 Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2014 Group Exhibition, iGlass 2014 -Japanese Contemporary Glass Exhibition-, Levant Art Gallery, China
2014 Group Exhibition, -Ring-, Toyama Glass Art Gallery, Japan
2014 Group Exhibition, -Metamorphose-, Takashimaya Kyoto Store, Takashimaya Osaka Store, Takashimaya Nagoya Store, Takashimaya Shinjyuku Store, Takashimaya Nihonbashi Store, Japan
2014 Solo Exhibition, 'This is the beginning of a story', Prism Plus, Japan
2014 Solo Exhibition, Galleria Ponte, Japan
2014 Two Person exhibition, 'Kanazawa Toryoe', Ohi Gallery, Japan
2013 Planned Exhibition, 'Contemporary Kōgei Styles in Japan', The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, FL
2013 Group Exhibition, -The Best Gift "for…"-, Koubou IKUKO, Japan
2013 Competition, 'The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2013 in Notojima', Notojima Glass Art Museum, Notojima, Japan
2013 Competition, 'The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2013', 21 Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2013 Solo Exhibition, Galerie B, Germany
2013 Group Exhibition, Hankyu Umeda, Japan
2012 Planned Exhibition, 'New Footing : Eleven Approaches to Contemporary Crafts', The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo -Craft Gallery, Japan
2012 Solo Exhibition, Gallery Ginza ARTON, Japan
2012 Three - Person Exhibition, Galleria Ponte, Japan
2012 Competition, 'Sanyo Onoda Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition 2012', Onoda SUNPARK , Japan
2012 Planned Exhibition, 'IKEMOTO Kazumi ODAHASHI Masayo', Seto Ceramic and Glass Art Center, Japan
2012 Planned Exhibition, 'In the Name of Love', Alexander Tutsek Foundation, Germany
2011 Solo Exhibition, Galleria Ponte, Japan
2011 Glass Weekend '11, Wheaton Village, NJ
2011 SOFA New York, Park Avenue Armory, NY
2011 'A study of Color -White-', Gallery Satoru, Japan
2010 'REAL -Realism in Diverse Media-', Imago Galleries, CA
2010 Solo Exhibition ‘Inner View’, Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark
2009 Solo Exhibition ‘Inner View’, Gallery B, Germany
2009 Glass Weekend ’09, Wheaton Village, NJ
2009 Solo Exhibition, Gallery Satoru, Japan
2008 ‘3rd Contemporary Glass Triennial in Toyama 2008’, Toyama Citizens Art Gallery, Japan
2007 Solo Exhibition, Art Gallery Yutaka, Japan
2007 ‘FIELD OF NOW –SCULPTURE–’, Yokyo Art Hall, Japan
2007 Glass Weekend ’07, Wheaton Village, NJ
2006 ‘VESSELS, The Exhibition of Contemporary Glass in KOGANEZAKI 2006’, Koganezaki Crystal Park, Japan
2006 ‘Twenty Years on’, Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark
2006 ‘The Face –Lost and Found Again’, Alexander Tutsek Foundation, Germany
2005 ’2nd Contemporary Glass Triennial in Toyama 2005’, Toyama Citizens Art Gallery, Japan
2005 Solo Exhibition, ‘Thinking of…’, Gallery Satoru, Japan
2005 ‘Senses of the Inner: Japanese Contemporary Glass’, Habatat Galleries, MI
2005 Glass Weekend ’05, Wheaton Village, NJ
2005 Particle Theories: International Pate de Verre and Other Cast Glass Granulation, Museum of American Glass, NJ
2004 The 32nd Annual International Glass Invitational, ‘The Awards Exhibition’, Habatat Galleries, MI
PUBLIC COLLECTION:
Cincinnati Art Museum, OH ('11)
Notojima Glass Art Museum, Japan ('14, '17)
Eskisehir Contemporary Glass Art Museum, Turkey ('11)
Alexander Tutsek Foundation, Germany ('06, '09)
Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark ('06)
Toyama Glass Art Museum, Japan ('09, '14)
Hotel Murano, WA
PUBLICATION:
NEUES GLAS 1/2017 −The Characteristics of Masayo Odahashi's World− by Atsushi Takeda, Visiting Professor, Tama Art University, Japan
Art Crafting Towards the Future by Yuji Akimoto, Director of 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Newsletter of tre National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo October-November 2012 by Masayo Odahashi
Craft Arts International 81 −Inner Vessel− by Michael Rogers, Professor, The Rochester Institute of Technology's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences
NEUES GLAS 1/2010 −Between Meditation and Ambiguity− by Atsushi Takeda, Guest Professor, Tama Art University, Japan
Newsletter of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo June-July 2007 by Makoto Ito, Professor Emeritus, Tama Art University, Japan