Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum's Art Olympia 2019 Overseas Winner
"Diptych: Fauna” was chosen by the judges for Art Olympia 2019 as one of the overseas winners in New York City and later shown at the prestigious Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (full international round-trip shipping costs were sponsored). It ranked in the top 2.8 percent worldwide of the bi-annual Art Olympia 2019, which received 5,686 paintings submitted from 100 countries.
“Yiioma, […] I like your artwork very much. Please continue to create more excellent works in the future. Regards, - M. N., Art Olympia Executive Committee.”
Exhibition History and Awards:
Featured Group-Exhibited Artist: Ashton Gallery: https://www.ashtonartgallery.com
June 2018 Juried Exhibition: Creamsicle, “Sweet Tooth”, Featured
July 2018 Juried Exhibition: Green, “Fertility”, Winner of Jury’s Choice Award
July 2018 Juried Exhibition: Green, “Mother Trumps Cactus”, Featured
Oct. 2018 Juried National Exhibition: Blackout, “Genesis”,
Winner of People’s Choice Award 1st Place (324 Artists from 41 States Competed)
CV & Resume
Academy of Art University (AAU) 1998- 2006 – San Francisco | BFA: 3D Computer Art (Selected Winner: 30% of AAU’s National TV Advertising Reel used my art)
Sony PlayStation 2007 – 2017 | 3D Artist, Lead 3D Artist, Art Supervisor, Manager of Visual Art, Worked on many PS2,PS3, PS4 titles as an artist, art supervisor and global production manager. Including the 2018 PlayStation exclusive: Spider-Man PS4.
Resident Artist at Art on 30th San Diego | 2018 San Diego, Resident Artist (Studio 13) at Art on 30th https://www.arton30th.com/studio-artists.html