Yuko Fujita

Born in Japan
Move to Australia 2001

2004-2005        RMIT University, Melbourne     
                             Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts), Gold and Silver smithing, Melbourne, Australia
2002-2003        Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT), Melbourne, Australia
                             Advanced Diploma of Engineering in Silversmithing and Jewellery                  
1990                 University degree in Bachelor of Letter in Japanese, Japan                

Solo Exhibition
2010               “KODAMA- Return to me” solo show, e.g etal, Melbourne, Australia      

Selected Exhibitions
2013             "Sense of Wonderworks", Wako Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2012             "National Contemporary Jewelley Award" (finalist) Griffith Regional Gallery,NSW,Australia

2011             "Tinker tailor Soldier Sailor", aritisan,Australia(national touring exhition)
                     “Touch, Pause, Engage’ Objectspace, Auckland, New Zealand

2009              “Christmas Rocks” Metalab Gallery,Sydney, Australia

2008             “Twice bitten” Pieces of Eight, Melbourne, Australia                                    
                     “W.E. McMillan Collection: Selected Gold and Silversmithing 1961-2007”              
                      Project Space, Melbourne, Australia                                              

2007              “Moving Parts” Melbourne Fashion Festival
                      e.g etal, Melbourne, Australia                                                        
                     “Latitude” Monument’s annual top 40 Australian design graduates show  
                      Melbourne Exhibition Center, Melbourne, Australia                       
                     “like words” window exhibition
                      e.g etal, Melbourne, Australia                                                     

2006             “Marzee international graduate show 2006” (finalist)
                     Galerie Marzee, Holland                                                                         
                     “Surface connection” 
      Manningham Gallery, Melbourne, Australia                              
                     “City of Hobart Art Prize 2006” (finalist)
                      Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Australia            

2005              “Fresh!” Graduate exhibition (finalist)    
                      Craft Victoria, Melbourne, Australia                                              
                     “Graduate Works” RMIT Graduate exhibition
                      Telstra Building, Melbourne, Australia                                          
                     “bookscapes” Contemporary Australian Artist’s books
                      Port Jackson Press Print Room, Melbourne, Australia           

2004              “gold & silver” Group exhibition
                      RMIT Faculty Gallery, Melbourne, Australia                                  

2003              “NMIT Graduate exhibition”                   
                       Horti Hall, Melbourne, Australia                                                    
                     “Crucible” Group jewellery show
                      Axiom Gallery, Melbourne, Australia               

2005              Don Begbie Award for Excellence in Gold and Silversmithing                             
2005              Koodak Award for Top student in Third Year, RMIT University, Melbourne                    
2003              Best Design Award, Graduate show, NMIT, Melbourne              

Public Collections
2005              W.E. McMillan Collection, RMIT University, Melbourne   

Residency Program
2014              Spinifix Studio, Port Hedland, Western Australia