Miya Ando b. 1973


Miya Ando is an American artist who lives and works between New York City and Los Angeles. She studied East Asian Studies at UC Berkeley and Yale University and completed an apprentice to Master Metalism at the Hattori Studio in Okayama. She also earned a Certificate of Completion at the Public Art Academy of Northern California. Ando's work has been the subject of recent solo exhibitions including The Noguchi Museum, New York, NY; SCAD Museum (Savannah College of Art and Design), Savannah, GA; The Nassau County Museum and The American University Museum. Her work has also been included in extensive group exhibitions at institutions including LACMA, Los Angeles, CA; Bronx Museum, New York, NY; and Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY and The Nassau County Museum, NY. Her work is included in the public collections of LACMA and The Detroit Institute of Art Museum (DIA), The Luft Museum, Germany, as well as in numerous private collections. Ando has been the recipient of several grants and awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant Award and commission for The Philip Johnson Glass House, New Canaan, CT. She exhibited her work in "Frontiers Reimagined" during the 56th Venice Biennale.