John Morita

Name: John Morita
Title: Artist
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 

 

 

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • American Print Alliance
  • Chaminade College, Honolulu, HI
  • Honolulu Printmaking Workshop (board of directors, 1992-1994) (vice president, 1994-1995)
  • Northwest Print Council
  • San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • San Francisco State University
  • United States Army (Military Intelligence Analyst, Order of Battle Specialist, 1966-1969)

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Years, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the West,” Marquis Who’s Who (1996-1999)
  • Fellowship Merit Award, Hawaii State Foundation Culture and Arts (1995)
  • Recipient, Print Club Selection Award, Print Club, Philadelphia, PA (1988)
  • First Prize, Intergrafik, International Print Triennial, Berlin, Germany (1987)
  • National Endowment of the Arts Fellow in Printmaking (1986)
  • Purchase Award, Group Exhibition, Fifth University of Dallas National Print Invitational, Irving, TX (1978)
  • Recipient, Honolulu Printmakers Exhibition Award, Amfac Plaza Exhibition Room (1977)
  • First Place All Army, Photography, Experimental Category
  • Second Place Interservice, Photography, Experimental Category

Creative Works:

  • Group Exhibition, Men, Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii (2019)
  • Solo Exhibition, Imperiled Humanity, Cedar Street Galleries, Honolulu, Hawaii (2008)
  • Group Exhibition, Reconstruction Memories, University of Hawaii Art Gallery (2006)
  • Group Exhibitions, Impressions: Contemporary Asian Artists Prints, Asian American Arts Centre, New York (1997)
  • Group Exhibition, Invitational Print Exhibition, Hui No’eau Visual Art Center, Maui, HI (1994)
  • Group Exhibition, Reviewing Paradise, The Ethnic Response in Contemporary Photography from Hawaii, Memphis State Art Gallery (1994)
  • Group Exhibition, 15th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, AMFAC Exhibition Center, Honolulu, Hawaii (1993)
  • Group Exhibition, Pacific Rim Invitational, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI (1993)
  • Group Exhibition, Varna International Print Biennale, Varna, Bulgaria (1993)
  • Group Exhibition, Wakayama International Print Biennial, Wakkayama, Japan (1993)
  • Group Exhibition, Discovery, Honolulu Academy of Arts (1992)
  • Group Exhibition, Artist of Conscience, The Alternative Museum, New York, NY (1991)
  • Group Exhibition, Varna International Print Biennale, Varna, Bulgaria (1991)
  • Group Exhibition, Occupation and Resistance, The Alternative Museum, New York, NY (1990)
  • Solo Exhibition, Intifada Series, Gallery EAS, Honolulu, HI (1990)
  • Solo Exhibition, Intifada Series, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA (1990)
  • Solo Exhibition, Radierungen USA, Intergrafik ’90, Retrospective Exhibit, Berlin, Germany (1990)
  • Group Exhibition, France-Hawaii, Mona Bismark Foundation, Paris, France (1989)
  • Group Exhibition, Side by Side U.S./Korea Prints, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Korean Cultural Service, Los Angeles, CA (1989)
  • Group Exhibition, Wakayama International Print Biennial, Wakkayama, Japan (1989)
  • Solo Exhibition, Family Ties (Palestine), Gallery EAS, Honolulu Hawaii (1988)
  • Group Exhibition, 63th Annual International Competition of Prints and Photographs, The Print Club, Philadelphia, PA (1987)
  • Group Exhibition, Intergrafik ’87, International Print Tirenniale, Berlin (1987)
  • Solo Exhibition, John Morita: Recent Prints/Matrix Gallery, Alternative Museum, New York (1987)
  • Group Exhibition, Reading Ourselves: Concerning Islamic Culture-Minor Injury, Brooklyn, New York (1987)
  • Solo Exhibition, Photoetchings based on the photographs of Ryuichi Hirokawa, Gallery EAS, Honolulu, Hawaii (1987)
  • Group Exhibition, Crossing ’86, Japan-Hawaii, ABC Gallery, Osaka, Japan (1986)
  • Group Exhibition, Ninth Los Angeles Printmaking Society National Exhibition, Grunwald Center, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (1986)
  • Group Exhibition, Artists Who Work in Hawaii, Gorman Museum, UC Davis (1985)
  • Group Exhibition, Hawaii Print Biennial, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii (1985)
  • Group Exhibition, IL Carbo Frio International Print Biennial, Cabo Frio, Brazil (1985)
  • Group Exhibition, Rockford International Print Biennial, Rockford College, Illinois (1985)
  • Group Exhibition, Intergrafik ’84, International Print Triennale, Berlin, Germany (1984)
  • Group Exhibition, Miami International Print Biennial, North Miami Museum, Miami, FL (1983)
  • Group Exhibition, Northwest Print Council Art Exchange, Galleri Grafikker, Oslo, Norway (1983)
  • Group Exhibition, Introductions, Gallery EAS Honolulu, Hawaii (1982)
  • Group Exhibition, Northwest Prints ’82, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR (1982)
  • Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Art Center, Honolulu Hawaii (1982)
  • Solo Exhibition, Soker/Kaseman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (1982)
  • Group Exhibition, Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts (1981)
  • Two Person Exhibition with Tetsuya Noda, Home Sweet Home, Gallerie Marina Dinkler, Berlin, Germany (1981)
  • Group Exhibition, Artists of Honolulu, Honolulu Hale (1980)
  • Group Exhibition, Galerie Marina Dinkler, Berlin, Germany (1980)
  • Group Exhibition, Hawaii National Print Competition, Honolulu Academy of Arts (1980)
  • Group Exhibition, Hokusai’s Enkel, Gallerie Marina Dinkler, Berlin, Germany (1980)
  • Group Exhibition, Men and Children, Helen Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, California (1980)
  • Group Exhibition, Nationwide Gallery, Columbus, OH (1980)
  • Group Exhibition, Pacific Crossing, Galerie Petit Formes Osaka, Japan (1980)
  • Group Exhibition, The Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA (1980)
  • Group Exhibition, ’79 National Print Exhibition, St. Theresa Catholic Church, Austin, TX (1979)
  • Group Exhibition, Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts (1979)
  • Group Exhibition, National Print Competition, Edinboro State College, Pennsylvania (1979)
  • Group Exhibition, Print Club’s Biennial International Open Juried Competition, Philadelphia, PA (1979)
  • Group Exhibition, Seventh National Print Competition, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia (1979)
  • Solo Exhibition, The Charles and Linda Ware Family Series, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (1979)
  • Group Exhibition, Fifth University of Dallas National Print Invitational, Irving, TX (1978)
  • Group Exhibition, Honolulu Printmakers 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Arts (1978)
  • Group Exhibition, Oahu-Big Island Art Exchange, Honolulu Hale (1978)
  • Group Exhibition, Prints and Drawings by Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts (1978)
  • Solo Exhibition, Radierungen, Medusa Gallery, Berlin, Germany (1978)
  • Group Exhibition, Fourth Hawaii National Print Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of Art (1977)
  • Group Exhibition, Honolulu Printmakers Exhibition, Amfac Plaza Exhibition Room (1977)
  • Solo Exhibition, Etchings, Honolulu Academy of Arts (1977)
  • Group Exhibition, Introduction, Soker-Kaseman Gallery, San Francisco, CA (1974)
  • Group Exhibition, MIX Graphics I: Prints San Francisco Museum of Art (1973)

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