Maika‘i Tubbs

*Below is my resume to be submitted for the group with Susanne Kessler, David Page, Maurizio Cimino, Meriem Elatra, Anna Pangalou, Monica Gutierrez, curator: Gina Caruso)

Maika‘i Tubbs

Website: www.maikaitubbs.com
Email: info@maikaitubbs.com Phone: (808) 256-8903
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Education
BFA in Painting, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI (2002)
MFA in Fine Arts, Parsons The New School, New York, NY (2015)

Visiting Artist
Intro to Anthropology, Bates Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME (2018)
Hawaiian Painting and Drawing Studio, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies,
Honolulu, HI (2016)Use, Reuse and Radical Use, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu,
HI (2012, 2013)
Putahi 3: Presentation and Artist Workshop, Centre des Métiers d’Art, Pape’ete, Tahiti (2012)
Undergraduate and Graduate critiques, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies,
Honolulu, HI (2009)

Awards/Residencies
Artist in Residence, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY (2018)
Artist in Residence, Lunga School, Seydisfjordur, Iceland (2017)
Artist in Residence, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY (2015 & 2016)
Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Hawaiian Artist Fellowship (2015)
Trading Post Artist Residency, Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada (2012)
Timothy Choi Purchase Award for the Honolulu Museum of Art (2011)
David and Cynthia Eyre Upcoming Artist Award (2011)
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Recognition Awards – (2010)
Shore Hodge Lipsher Award of Excellence Juror’s Pick (2010)

Permanent CollectionsLandesmuseum Hannover, Hannover, Germany (2016)
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, CN (2013)
Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI (2011)
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, State of Hawai‘i Permanent Collection (2010)

Solo ShowsExtended Play, ii Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2013)
Vignette, Town Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2009)
Transparent, Kirsch Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2008)


Selected Group Shows
Echoes, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada (2019)
In Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI (2019)
Honolulu Biennial ‘19, Honolulu, HI (2019)
Anthropocenic: Art About the Natural World in the Human Era, Bates Museum of Art,
Lewiston, ME (2018)
Tricky Heritage, Landesmuseum Hannover, Hanover, Germany ( 2016)
Plastic Fantastic?, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House, Honolulu, HI (2016)
Between the Covers: Altered Books in Contemporary Art, Everhart Museum of Natural History,
Scranton, PA (2016)
Pink, The Kitchen, Chelsea, NY (2015)
Binding & Looping, University of Hawai‘i Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2014)
Down On The Sidewalk in Waikiki, Gallery ‘Iolani, Honolulu, HI (2014)
Salt Wada, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2013)
Sakahan: First Quinquennial of New Indigenous Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2013)
A Mini Retort, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI (2013)
Play with Nature, Played by Nature, Satoshi Koyama Gallery & Tokyo University Yuga
Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (2013)
Not So Fast!, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada (2012)
Putahi 3, Centre des Métiers d’Art, Papeete, Tahiti (2012)
Hawai‘i Art Now, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI (2012)
2011 Artists of Hawai‘i, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI (2011)
This is Hawai‘i, National Museum of the American Indian & Transformer Gallery, Washington
D.C. (2011)
Hawai‘i’s Modern Masters, Chanel Boutique Waikiki, Honolulu, HI (2010)
Biennial IX, The Contemporary Museum of Honolulu & Chanel Boutique Waikiki, Honolulu,
HI (2010)
Wood Work, Town Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2010)
E Kū Ana Ka Paia: The Walls Shall Stand Firm, ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI (2010)
Fiber Hawai‘i 2010: Crossing Boundaries, ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI (2009)
Ho‘olaulole: The Joy of Wearable Art, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI (2009)
Homegrown, Town Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2009)
Hi‘iakaikapoliopele, Hawai‘i State Art Museum (2010) & Schaefer International Gallery, Maui,
HI (2009)
Hua, Chinatown Boardroom, Honolulu, HI (2009)
Jumping Flea, Chinatown Boardroom, Honolulu, HI (2009)
‘Ili Iho: The Surface Within, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI (2008)
Raku Ho‘olaule‘a 32nd Annual Exhibition, ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI (2008)
Makawalu, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI (2008)
Out of the Sketchbook, Balcony Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2007)
Japanese Chamber of Commerce 29th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition,
Academy Art Center Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2007)
Feels Like Home, DeZign Home, Honolulu, HI (2007)
In Celebration of Indigenous Peoples, United Nations Conference, New York, NY (2007)
Coming Into Our Voices, Louis Pohl Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2007)
Makua, Academy Art Center Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2007)
Fiber Hawai‘i 2006, ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI (2006)

Public Speaking
Asia Contemporary Art Week: From the Pineapple to the Big Apple: Maika‘i Tubbs in
Conversation Christiane Paul, ArtNet, New York, NY (2015)
Extended Play Artist Talk, ii Gallery (2013)
Critiquing Native Hawaiian Art, Native Hawaiian Arts Symposium, Bishop Museum, Honolulu,
HI (2012)
Biennial IX, Artist Talk at The Contemporary Museum of Honolulu (2010)

Radio/Video
Turning Trash Into Art: Hawaiian’s Eco Showcase by Artist Maika‘i Tubbs, Hawaiian Airlines
(2019)
NMG Network, “HB 19 Artist Maika‘i Tubbs” Honolulu Biennial (2019)
NGC Media, “National Gallery of Canada Artist Interview: Maika‘i Tubbs,” National Gallery of
Canada (2013)
Jared Yamanuha, “A Closer Look: Studio Visit with Maika‘i Tubbs,” FLUX Hawai‘i Magazine,
Honolulu, HI (2012)
Noe Tanigawa, “Biennial IX Interview: Maika‘i Tubbs,” Hawai‘i Public Radio, Honolulu, HI
(2010)
Stuart Yamane, “Artist,” PBS Hawai‘i, Honolulu, HI (2008)

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