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Shizuka Minami
Shizuka Minami was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1979. She studied aerodynamics and holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Tokai University. In 2003, she moved to New York to pursue a career in photography. She attended the International Center of Photography’s Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Program in 2005. She is a member of PHaT Photo’s Photographers in 2008. Photo Classic, Japanese photo gallery, deals her works. She is one of the organizers of “Wa” Photography Action. She is passionate about festivals, carnivals and music performances and has photographed them around the world.
Contact info
Email : info@minamishizuka.com

Photo Classic / Photo Gallery in Japan
Email : info@photoclassic.jp
URL : http://www.photoclassic.jp/
Her Major Activities / Awards / Exhibitions
Major Publications
Sports Graphic Number, Golf Digest Online Japan, Albatross-View, Waggle, American Football Magazine, Weekly Golf Digest, Choice, Kyodo Press, Oita Newspapers, PHaT PHOTO, CAPA, Photo Technique Didital, Photographica, Invitation, Blue Man Group Tokyo Catalog, Kodo Yearbook 2009&010, Ennet, Inc., Adidas Japan (Japan) Sports Illustrated, International Center of Photography Catalog, PDN, Popular Photo Magazine, American Photo Magazine, Hey, Hot Shots! (U.S.A.) among others.

- Photography Book -
Oita Kokutai, (Oita National Athletic Tournament) Japan, 2008, Yoshida Takuro & Kaguya-hime Concert in Tsumagoi, Japan, 2006
Exhibitions / Action
"I am a runner" by Adidas Japan − Group Exhibition
IMA Concept Store, Tokyo, Japan, 2014

Commemorating 20th Anniversary of Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts − Group Exhibition
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, 2014

Photoville - East River Ferry Presents "Drawn to Water: NYC H2O" − Group exhibition
New York, USA, 2013

JPAD Christmas Photo Show − Group Exhibition
In Style Photography Center, Tokyo, Japan, 2012

Gift for X'mas − Group Exhibition
72 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2012

Tokyo Photo Festival − Courtesy by Photo Classic
Tokyo Midtown Hall, Tokyo, Japan, 2012

"Wa" − Charity Photo Action for 3/11/2011 Japanese disaster − Organizer
72 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2012

JPAD Christmas Photo Show − Group Exhibition
In Style Photography Center, Tokyo, Japan, 2011

Playground in Island 2011 − Art Festival in Malaysia
Kolej Yayasan Sabah, Malaysia, 2011

“Minami + Carnival” − Photography x Dance x Music Event
Club Cactus, Tokyo, Japan, 2011

Taiwan Photography Festival − Group Exhibition
Photo Classic, Taiwan, 2011

Ordinary Moment − Kirsten Luce and Shizuka Minami sponsored by CMS Co. Ltd. Abovegroup Ogilvy, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 2011

10 x 10 Lounge − My Book x Phat Photo 10th Anniversary − Group exhibition
72 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2010

"Sombra Projects" New York Photo Festival Affiliated Exhibition − Group exhibition
New York, USA, 2010

Minami Carnival 2010 − Photography x Dance s Music Event
Club Cactus, Tokyo, Japan, 2010 − Waiwai Steel Band & Taltoka Percussion(Steel Pan & Percussion), Barbie Japan, Torochacah,(Dance) HEMO From HEMO+MOOFIRE(DJ)

Action
The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 2010

Minami + Carnival − The Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago
Konica minolta Plaza Gallery A, Tokyo, Japan, 2010

Secret − Group exhibition
Ricoh Ring Cube, Tokyo, Japan, 2009

Overseas − Emerging Japanese Photographer − Group exhibition
Ricoh Ring Cube, Tokyo, Japan, 2009

The Art of Photography Show
Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, USA, 2009

“Time Zone” New York Photo Festival Affiliated Exhibition Group exhibition
New York, USA, 2009

The Queens Hall 50th Anniversary The Anniversary exhibition
The Queens Hall in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 2009

"Minami + Carnival" − Group exhibition
More Vino in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 2009

"Minami + Carnival" supported by Japanese Embassy − Solo exhibition
Soft Box Studio Limited in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 2009

Veras Images Exhibition
Canon Open Gallery in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan, 2007

Friends Without a Border's Friends of Friends Photography Auction
New York, 2006

Slideluck Potshow VII − theme "Energy"
New York, 2006

The School at the International Center of Photography
New York, 2005
Awards
PDN World in Focus − One of the Winners
U.S.A, 2013

American Photo − Images of the year − Documentary photography and Photojournalism
Winner, U.S.A, 2011

Audio/ Visual − Presented by New York Photo Festival
Power House Arena, New York, USA, 2011

Young Portfolio
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi, Japan, 2007, 2009

American Photo − Images of the year − Honorable Mentioned
U.S.A, 2008

PDN the Great Outdoors − One of the Winners
U.S.A, 2008

International color Awards − Nominated,
U.K., 2008, 2009, 2010

PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris − Viewers Choice − Editorial Sports
1st and 2nd Place, Paris, France, 2009

Prix de la Photographie Paris − Honorable Mentioned
France, 2007, 2008, 2009

International Photography Award − Honorable Mentioned
U.S.A, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
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