Full name

Corin Kumamoto

Title

Print Maker, Illustrator, Painter, Comic Artist

Location

Long Beach, CA

Blurb

I enjoy drawing and printmedia. Painting is also fun. Also I love dogs.

Biography

Corin is an artist from Long Beach, CA. He studied printmedia, including intaglio, silkscreen(serigraphy), stone lithography, photo and relief (woodcut and linoleum), as well as other fine art techniques at the University of California Santa Cruz for a Bachelor in Fine Arts. He also practices digital drawing and painting techniques and has dabbled in photo editing, gif and video making, and animation.
He admires both traditional/fine art as well as commercial art, graphics, and animation.

Experience

Curator

Santa Cruz Art League

526 Broadway Santa Cruz, CA 95060 · January 2018 – June 2018

Planed and curated pop up exhibitions at the beginning of each month. Each show contained various artists and were exhibited in a small gallery space at the Santa Cruz Art League.

Print Studio Monitor

UC Santa Cruz Print Studio

UC Santa Cruz Art Department · September 2017 – June 2018

Studio monitor for the Printmedia studio rooms (G101 and F101) in UCSC Art Department. Monitored studio work, assisted students in techniques and practices. Cleaned and stocked parts of the studio.

Teaching Assistant – Print

UC Santa Cruz

UC Santa Cruz Art Department · March 2017 – June 2018

Teaching assistant to Professor Jimin Lee in the UCSC art department for various undergraduate printmedia classes.

Education

Art B.A.

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA · 2014 – June 2018

Completion of all undergraduate Fine Art requirements at UC Santa Cruz.

Sociology minor B.A.

UC Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA · 2014 – August 2018

Completion of all undergraduate Sociology minor requirements at UC Santa Cruz.

Awards
2018 Irwin Grant Winter 2018 , Irwin Project Grants
Exhibitions
2019 Eat the Rich Anthology (Group Anthology), DMs Guild
A group anthology based on 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons, featuring one shots/short stories by various artists and writers. www.eattherichanthology.com
2019 Friends, Foes and Other Fine Folk (Group Published Anthology), DMs Guild
An anthology based on 5th Edition Dungeons and Dragons, creating new characters/npcs to use in game, featuring a variety of writers and artists.
2019 Long Beach City College Open Studios (Group Exhibition), Long Beach City College Art Department, Long Beach, CA
Serigraphy / Screen Printing
2018 UCSC Tokyo Geidai Moku Hanga (Group Exhibition), Tokyo Geidai (University of the Arts), 12-8 Uenokoen, Taitō, Tokyo 110-8714, Japan
Printmedia, Moku Hanga (Japanese Woodblock)
2018 Spotlight – Corin Kumamoto (Solo Exhibition), Spotlight Gallery, Santa Cruz Art League, 526 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Mixed Printmedia show (Intaglio, Lithography, Woodcut Relief, Serigraphy/Silkscreen)
2018 Open Studios Spring (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, UC Santa Cruz
Printmedia, Lithography
2018 Made in (Asian) America(n) (Group Exhibition), Santa Cruz Art League, 526 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Participating Artist, Curator
2018 Lineage (Solo Exhibition), Eduardo Carrillo Gallery, UC Santa Cruz
Senior Gallery Show
2018 State of Being (Group Exhibition), Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, California
Curator
2018 In the Night (Solo Exhibition), E. Baskin Window Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
Paint series
2018 Open Studios Winter (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, UC Santa Cruz
Painting, Figure Drawing, Illustration
2018 Women by Women (Group Exhibition), Santa Cruz Art League, 526 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
Curator
2017 Open Studios Fall (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, UC Santa Cruz
Printmedia, Intaglio
2017 Open Studios Spring (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, UC Santa Cruz
Printmedia, Woodcut relief, photo intaglio
2017 Open Studios Winter (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, UC Santa Cruz
Printmedia, Photography
2016 Open Studios Fall (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, UC Santa Cruz
Sculpture
2016 Open Studios Spring (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, UC Santa Cruz
Printmedia
2015 Open Studios Fall (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, UC Santa Cruz
Photography
2015 Open Studios Spring (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, Santa Cruz, CA
Digital Art, Animation, Video Processing
2015 Open Studios Winter (Group Exhibition), UC Santa Cruz Art Department, Santa Cruz, CA
Drawing, Illustration, Paint
Specialties

Illustration, Ink, Paint, Drawing, Printmaking

Skills

Photoshop, Oil Paints, Water Color, Photo Based Print, Relief, Metal Fabrication, Drawing, Figure Drawing, Digital Paint/Drawing, Lightroom, Photography, Inking, Illustration, Costume Repair, Paint Tool Sai, Gimp, HTML, CSS, JQuery, Javascript, Photo Manipulation, Woodwork, Drypoint, Monotype, Intaglio, Silkscreen, Illustrator

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