Zayaka Ganz

Yokohama, 1975

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Formación académica

  • 2008 Bowling Green State University
  • Master of Fine Arts in 3D Studies with concentration in sculpture.
  • 2000 Indiana University Bloomington
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking
  • Minor in Theatre and Drama

Exposiciones individuales

  • 2014 “UMI” – Gallery A, Hendrix College, Conway, AR
  • 2013 “Luminariales” – Johnson Center for Fine Arts, Franklin College, Franklin, IN
  • 2013 “Feng Shui ~ Wind and Water” – The Isle Gallery, Isle of Man
  • 2013 “Danze della Natura” – Hermann Geiger Foundation, Cecina, Italy
  • 2012 “Dances of Nature” – Rowland Gallery, Greenville College, Greenville, IL
  • 2010 “Objects and Spirits” – Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Huntington University, Huntington, IN
  • 2009 “Convergence” – Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2008 “Finding Freedom”- MFA thesis exhibition at the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
  • 2004 “Two Visions: Ink and Steel” – Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Huntington University, Huntington, Indiana

Exposiciones colectivas (selección)

  • 2014 3rd Elvis Zapp Urban Film Festival Projection Project, New York, NY (Work projected: Luminariales video)
  • 2013 “Environmental Impact”, Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH (Work included: Travelers)
  • “Flotsam and Jetsam” Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN (Work included: Nova)
  • “(High) Trash” DuPont Gallery, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (Work included: Fogo)
  • 2012 “Redux: Repurposed Materials” DuPont Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA (Work included: Nova)
  • “Julie Menin 2012”, Political Fundraiser, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New York, NY (Work included: Plunge)
  • 2011 ‘Kunstig afval’ De Helderse Vallei, Den Helder, Netherlands (Work included: Armor)
  • “Green Works” Project 4 Gallery, Washington, DC (Work included: Feng Shui)
  • 2010 “FUTUREFORWARD” – Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art, New Orleans, LA (Works included: Undulate, Walker, Jaws)
  • 2009 “Toledo Area Artists 2009” – Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH (Work included: Emergence)
  • “Material Afterlife” – Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI (Work included: Feng Shui)


  • 2013 “Embrace” – Environmental art installation, Exploration Tower, Port Canaveral, FL
  • “Tabiwa Michizure”- Private commission of two horse sculptures, Bristol, TN
  • 2012 “Dark Horses” – Private commission of two black horse sculptures, Los Altos, CA
  • “Birds in the Billows” – Abstract metal sculpture using items pulled out from the Maumee Rive, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN
  • “Fragile Seas” – Sculptures representing local marine life endangered by plastic pollution, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
  • 2011 “Confluence” – Four horse sculptures, Private collection, Ballabeg, Isle of Man
  • “Emergence” – Horse sculptures, Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum, London, UK
  • “Plunge” Penguin sculptures, Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • 2010 “Night”, Horse sculpture, Eagle Commodities, New York, NY
  • “RE-Surgence” – Public art sculpture, Huntington Center, Toledo, OH
  • “Eat, Drink and Celebrate” – Temporary Installation of translucent plastic stemware installation, Designer and Agents Green Room, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Ambush” and “Jungle Sunset”, a reclaimed plastic sculpture of leaping tiger and a companion abstract wall relief made with duplicates of the items used in the tiger, Permanent installation, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 2009 “Wayne” – a reclaimed plastic sculpture of a life size eagle, gift to the City of Takaoka, Japan for their 400th anniversary, Sister City International, Fort Wayne, IN

Reconocimientos y Honores

  • 2014 Keynote speaker for the Youth Energy Summit, Sacramento, CA
  • 2012 Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Program Grant
  • 2012 Midwestern Voices & Visions award, Alliance of Artists Communities
  • 2009 Contemporary Arts Award (Wind) Fall Open Juried Exhibition, American Academy of Equine Art