Mariko Ota  Born in Tokyo
1995 Completed Master course at Tama Art University, Department of Fine Arts (Japan)
2003 Fellowship of the POLA Art Foundation Japan (stayed in Calgary, Canada)
   
   
   

Major Exhibitions & Prizes
2009 6th Novosibirsk International Biennial of Contemporary Graphic Art (Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Russia)
2008 - 09 International Print Exchange Project Japan-Portugal-Holland (Gunma, Nagasaki, Porto, Amsterdam)
2008 Solo exhibition [92,93,95-04,06,08] (Gallery Tsubaki, Gallery 219, Tokyo, Japan, etc.)
2006 Internationale Grafiek Manifestatie (Galerie Werfkade 16, Hoogezand, Netherlands)
2003 The Breathing Surface /Contemporary Japanese Print Exhibition (Calgary, Canada)
  Interconnection-Japan & Alberta (Calgary, Canada)
  Japan en Zaanse Grafiek (Zaans museum, Netherlands)
2002 Living Faces in Japan 2001+1 /Russia, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia & Japan (Suzaka, Nagano, Japan)
2000 Print Composition 2000 (Tama Art University Museum, Japan)
1999 Japan Contemporary Art Exhibition (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan)
  IKEDA MASUO Memorial Art Award (Japan)
  Paper works Exhibition [Excellent prize] (Japan)
1994 21st Century Prints Grand Prix Exhibition [Special prize] (Japan)
  Absolute Art Exhibition [Equal prize] (Spiralgarden, Tokyo, Japan)