New York, NY, USA
Ayumi Tanaka is a Japanese-born artist, living and working in New York City.
Tanaka has been working on collage work by using found images from private
snapshot and the Internet to explore theme of memories. She received a BFA
from Osaka University of Arts in Japan in 2002, and studied at International
Center of Photography in 2010. Her work has been shown internationally at exhibitions including United Photo Industries Gallery in New York, Tokyo Institute of Photography in Tokyo Japan, 25 CPW Gallery in New York, Pictura Gallery in Bloomington IN, Dumbo Art Festival 2011 in NY, LOOK3 festival of the Photographs 2012 and Athens Photo Festival 2015. Her work has been published numerous magazine including at New York Times, Blow Photo (Dublin, Ireland), PHat Photo (Tokyo, Japan), Lettre International (Beriln, Germany), LensCulture, GUP Magazine, Featureshoot. Tanaka was awarded International Center of Photography Director Fellowship in 2010 (New York), Grand prix at Tokyo International Photography Competition 2013 (Tokyo, New York), Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50 and Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award 2014.
2014 - Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award 2014, 2014 - Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Award 2014, 2013 - Grand-Prix, 2010 - ICP Director Fellowship,