Mimi Matsuda ~ Wildlife & Landscape Art      
Artist Resume
Mimi Matsuda
PO BOX 1524
Bozeman, MT 59771-1524

    EDUCATION:

  • B.S.  1997    Biology,  Minor Geography,  Portland State University, Portland Oregon.  
  • Graduate Studies in Education, Portland State University, Portland Oregon 2007-2008

    EXHIBITIONS:
2014
  • "Let the Fur Fly" solo show at The Freeman Gallery, Livingston, MT
  • "Trout Art" solo show at TroutHunter, Island Park, Idaho.
  • MontanaPBS commissioned art "Television Worth Watching" 3oth
    Anniversary art.
2013
  • " Helena Bikes Gone Wild!", @ HUB Coffee, 314 Last Chance Gulch, Helena,
    MT, November - Mid 2014.  Original soft pastels of animals biking and
    cards, prints.  Partial proceeds to 88 Bikes.  
  • "Home Coming", @ Rockford Coffee, corner of 7th and Main, Bozeman,
    MT, September 2013 - October 2013. Original soft pastels. Partial proceeds
    to benefit The Yellowstone Park Foundation.
  • Featured Guest Artist - December - mid 2104, The Artshoppe, 23 S. Willson,
    Bozeman, MT.
  • Madison Gallatin Trout Unlimited Artist 0f 2013 - TroutFest - original art

2012
  • "Fly Fishing Art of Mimi Matsuda", Copper Johns Restaurant, Best Western
    Inn, Livingston, Montana, October 2012 - October 2013 (estimated).
  • "Creel Show", Baxter Ballroom, Baxter Hotel, Bozeman, MT, September 14,
    2012.  Partial proceeds to benefit Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation.



2011
  • " Bikes Gone Wild!", @ Rockford Coffee, corner of 7th and Main, Bozeman,
    MT  (406) 556-1053,  May 27- July 30, 2011.  All new original soft pastels of
    animals biking and cards, prints.  Partial proceeds to 88 Bikes.  Opening
    reception Friday May 27th, 5-8 PM.
  • "Animals A La Carte", @ Sola Café, corner of South 3rd and Kagy,
    Bozeman, MT (406) 922-7652, June 3rd - July 30, 2011.  Over 45 originals
    and prints.  Partial proceeds to benefit Japanese Tsunami Relief through
    Rotary International.  Opening reception Friday June 3rd, 4:30 - 6 PM.

2009

  • "Animals - Secret Lives" Rockford Coffee, 628 W Main St # 2, Bozeman,
    MT   (406) 556-1053, October 9th - November 11, 2009.  Original soft
    pastels and prints.  Solo show.  

2008

  • Clackamas County Arts Alliance, Providence Milwaukie Hospital -
    Community Gallery, 10150 SE 32 Ave, Milwaukie, OR 97222.   
October 14, 2008 - January 13, 2009.  Original soft pastels.   Soloshow/Juried.

  • Bread and Ink Cafe, 3610 s.E. Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214,
September 1 - October 12, 2008.  Originals and prints.

  • Landscapes and wildlife of Oregon and the Portland area, Public Services
    Building -
    Entry Gallery, 2051 Kaen Road, Oregon City, Oregon, May 13 – August 12,
    2008.  
    Juried show.

  • The Arts of Angling,  Mirror Pond Gallery, 875 NW Brooks St., Bend, OR
    97701,
June 6th - 28th 2008.  Juried show.

  • Cycle Seen, Picturing Portland's Bike Culture Art Show, @ Cup & Saucer
    Cafe Gallery, 3000 NE Killingsworth St. Portland, OR.  May 29 - June 24
    2008.  Juried show.  

  • Lake Oswego Arbor Day Art Show, Lake Oswego Adult Center, Oregon,
    April 10-30, 2008.

  • Salmon and wildlife of the Northwest, new acrylic paintings on large
    canvases, Starbucks, 605 NW 23rd Ave. Portland, Oregon, April 1-30, 2008.

  • Pastel Landscapes of Oregon and Yellowstone, Revive Espresso & Coffee
    House, Portland, Oregon, February 18 – May 2008.

  • Salmon For The Sandy, juried event, painted two fiberglass sculptures,
    auctioned off as fund raiser for Sandy River restoration, Western Rivers
    Conservancy, Portland, Oregon.  

    2005
  • Portland Audubon Wild Arts Festival, juried show and sale, November
    2005, Portland, Oregon.

    2004
  • Portland Audubon Wild Arts Festival, juried show and sale, November
    2004, Portland, Oregon.

    BIBLIOGRAPHY:

    2008
  • Outside Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana, Fall 2008, commissioned
    illustration for hunting article.   


  • Outside Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana, Summer 2008, commissioned
    illustration for kayaking article and illustration for article on
    Yellowstone.  


  • Video Interview -  for art work done for the Salmon Nation Artist Project.  
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AhXnb_YETg.  

  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, University Flycasters 12th Annual
    Anglers' Symposium,  April 4,5 2008, illustrate symposium poster and t-
    shirts.

  • Salmon Nation Artist Project, juried event, visual artist in music Cd &
    booklet, Portland, Oregon.

    2007
  • Outside Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana, Summer 2007, trout art
    illustrations for articles, pg 6 , 74.

  • University of Wyoming, Laramie, University Flycasters 11th Annual
    Anglers' Symposium, mid April 2007, illustrated symposium poster and t-
    shirts.

    2006
  • Images West Fine Art Magazine, Jackson Hole, Summer 2006, great blue
    heron, pg 58.

  • Yellowstone Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Annual Report 2006,
    Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, trout art illustrations.

  • Yellowstone Discovery, Quarterly Publication of the Yellowstone
    Association, Volume 21, Number 1, Spring 2006, Yellowstone Cutthroat
    trout, pg 4.

    2005
  • Outside Bozeman, Bozeman, Montana, Fall 2005, trout art illustration for
    article, pg 31.

    2003
  • Yellowstone Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Annual Report 2003,
    Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, trout art illustrations.

    2002
  • Yellowstone Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, Annual Report 2002,
    Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, trout art illustrations.

    COMMISSIONS:

  • MontanaPBS 30th Anniversary Art, Television Worth Watching" original
    soft pastel, 2014

  • Livingston, MT Summerfest 2014 T-shirt design

  • Yellowstone Country Guardians, non-profit conservation group, Gardiner,
    Montana, create logo, 2008.

  • West Yellowstone Fly Shop, West Yellowstone, Montana, commissioned to
    paint mural panels for store, 2007-2008.

  • Yellowstone Troutfitter, Gardiner, Montana, created logo for company,
    2006.

    COLLECTIONS:

  • Private collectors in: Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Bozeman and West
    Yellowstone, Montana, Portland, Oregon.  

    EMPLOYMENT:

    Professional Wildlife and Landscape Artist, 1999 to present.

    Yellowstone National Park Ranger Naturalist, Yellowstone National Park,
    WY, summers 5/1999 – 2006 (8 summer seasons).

    Yellowstone National Park Biological Science Technician – Fisheries,
    Yellowstone National Park Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Division, both
    volunteer and paid work, 6 seasons.

    Grand Teton National Park Ranger Naturalist, Grand Teton National Park,
    WY, summer 1998.

    National Elk Refuge Park Ranger, Interpretation, National Elk Refuge, U.
    S. Fish and Wildlife Service Jackson Hole, WY, 1997 – 1999.