◼︎ Solo Exhibition "East to West"   
August 18 - December 20, 2023
Saddleback College Library

As part of Japan Fest, EAST TO WEST seeks to introduce viewers to the many facets of Japanese culture and history through the work of Chiho Harazaki. A Japanese immigrant, former community college student, and working artist, Harazaki shows that there is no one Japan, but rather an evolving and multi-faceted idea of “Japan” that changes over time and in relation to the subjective viewer. 
This exhibit offers an introduction to Japanese culture through Harazaki’s lens. Whether through playful juxtapositions of color and pattern, serious studies of historical events, or a blending of traditional themes and modern art, these works seek to bring East and West closer together by realizing in artistic form the universal themes and complicated ties that unite us. We invite students to take the opportunity to explore the exhibit as a way of learning more about international cultures and their relationship to them. The inspiring message of this exhibit is to make learning the foundation for global peace and mutual understanding. 

Saddleback College Library
28000 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo 
California 92692
(949) 582-4500

Fall 2023 Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
Friday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Closed: Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
Parking information: 
The nearest parking lot to the library is Lot 7. Day parking permits can be purchased for $5.00 at any one of seven parking permit machine locations: North end of Lot 9; North end of Lot 10; North end of Lot 5A; East end of Lot 5B near the tennis courts and baseball field; Lot 4 in front of the campus pool; Lot 1 (from Avery Parkway entry) across from the football stadium; and the center of Lot 12. Only a couple of them, but timed metered parking is also available in Lot 7A for $1.00 per hour. 
July 29th - Aug 26st, 2023

Launch LA Gallery

'Synthesis' features the mixed media creations of Japanese American artists Chiho Harazaki and Kaoru Mansour, whose works profoundly use multiple mediums to combine clever storytelling and alluring imagery providing a look into both their personal histories and rich imaginations.

170 S. La Brea Ave., Upstairs
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Thursday – Friday: 12 - 4pm
Saturday:  12 – 5pm
◼︎ Transforming Tradition  
May 6th - June 1st, 2022

Canyon Country Community Center

The bug series is on view at the C4 Gallery in the Canyon Country Community Center in Santa Clarita during May. The exhibition is a part of Celebrate - a monthly event series that celebrates cultures, customs, and culinary wonders from around the world.
Canyon Country Community Center:
18410 Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita, CA 91351
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
◼︎ Desert Rock Garden  
February 11th - March 13th, 2022

New Village Arts 

The exhibition throughout the run of the play "Desert Rock Garden" at the New Village Arts Theatre. "Desert Rock Garden" is a true event-based fictionalized story of a young orphan and a Japanese immigrant who forge a friendship in an internment camp during World War II. February 19th, 2022 marks the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which resulted in the forced removal of 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to incarceration camps across America.
Feb 11 - Mar 13
New Village Arts Theatre:  2787 State Street, Carlsbad, CA 92008 *Masks are required for everyone. Photo IDs and COVID vaccination cards will be checked.
◼︎ Tape Art Mural Installation  
October 26th - December 28th, 2021

Santa Clarita Town Center Art Space

A new tape art installation commissioned by the City of Santa Clarita, Tradition in Contemporary Art, will be up until December 28th, at Town Center Art Space in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.

24201 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355
 (2F, opposite side of the mall from Macy's)
* Masks are required for all individuals while indoors.
An artist reception with a live music performance (koto and violin) by Cal Arts graduates Kozue Matsumoto and Kanoa Ichiyanagi on November 10.
◼︎ Tape Art Workshop  September 18th, 2021
Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego
The workshop will be held in JFG's Inamori Pavilion, or outside depending on California State health regulations at the time of the workshop.

◼︎ Fields, Factories, Fame, and Fallacies   August 28th - September 26th, 2021
Art Share L.A.

The group exhibition at Art Share L.A. in the Arts District, DTLA. Two of my largest artworks "Hiroshima Black Rain" and "Adaptation" are on view till September 26th. 

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◼︎ Solo Exhibition 2021  April 30th - July 25th, 2021
Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego

The solo exhibition in the Exhibition Hall at Japanese Friendship Garden (JFG) located in San Diego’s Balboa Park is open now!  
Balboa Park is a cultural oasis that includes 17 museums, gardens galore and the world-famous San Diego ZooJFG is a beautiful 12-acre Japanese garden ideal for serene walks and time spent enjoying features such as a running stream and koi pond, Zen rock garden, traditional Japanese sculpture, and Sakura trees. It could be a wonderful place to celebrate reopening and enjoying life together again!

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About the garden: https://www.niwa.org/
More info about the exhibition: https://www.niwa.org/exhibits-list/tapeart
◼︎ A High Beams #3, Laser Snake April 17, 2021

High Beams is a series of one-night outdoor exhibitions that began in September 2020 on the rooftop of a parking garage in Los Angeles’ Fashion District. The exhibitions function as socially distant drive-through events, coinciding with Bendix Building’s first virtual Saturday programming of events, walk throughs, and artists talks. Guests can browse the directory to view what each physical space is doing, culminating their evening by “driving through” a curated collection of artist-run establishments from the Bendix Building and beyond. 

This program is presented by Level Ground, Museum Adjacent, Noysky Projects, Acceptable Risk LA, Durden and Ray, Last Ditch, O' Project Space, TSALA, 515

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◼︎ A Celebration of Bronzeville’s Finale Club Octber 11, 2020
My artwork "Window of the Soul" will be part of this program in which you will experience the rich artistic and musical history of Little Tokyo during the Bronzeville Era in a celebration of live music, Bronzeville scholars, photos, and videos. Performers and speakers will include the Ron Kobayashi band and historians Hillary Jenks and Kirk Silsbee, along with brief remarks by Miles Davis’ son, Erin Davis.
The program will be live streamed to JANM’s YouTube channel on October 11 at 2:00 pm PT.
This program is presented by the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) and the Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS).
◼︎ Angel City Jazz Festival 2020  Octber 3, 2020 -

It is honor to create this artwork for the Angel City Jazz Festival 2020! This LA’s most adventurous jazz festival was conceived in 2008 as a vehicle to present the best contemporary West Coast jazz and beyond. For the 2020 edition, ACJF partnered with Overworld Studio to record the festival performances with ambisonic sound and 360 cameras to create a truly immersive experience for audience. 
◼︎ HOW TO SURVIVE A QUARANTINE: Getting Un-Stuck When You’re Stuck Inside  July, 2020

One of my tape art pieces from Expression project is featured on the cover of "HOW TO SURVIVE A QUARANTINE: Getting Un-Stuck When You’re Stuck Inside." This publication is made by Liberated Arts Collective to support The Youth Justice Coalition (YJC) that challenges race, gender, and class inequality throughout the juvenile and criminal injustice systems. 
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◼︎ Windows of Little Tokyo 2019   November 2, 2019 -

Windows of Little Tokyo project - an outdoor exhibition on the 10 windows of local business across 135-year-old Japanese American neighborhood. Organized by Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) and Sustainable Little Tokyo. 
◼︎ Tape art Workshops    September 20 & October 12, 2019 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

     • Terasaki Nibei Foundation     September 20, 2019
 Nibei Foundation "Nontraditional Art" by Chiho Harazaki 

      • Bella Terra in Huntington Beach    October 12, 2019 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
              Photos: Facebook.com/Chiho Harazaki
Tape Art workshop lecture
◼︎ Solo Exhibition 2019  August 6th, 2019 (Exhibition continuing)
     Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki 
     at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo

Art and music event on August 6th, the anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan. Music performance by Motoko Honda,  Vinny Golia, Satnam Ramgotra, and Matt Piper. ​​​​​​​
◼︎ Solo Exhibition 2018  August 17 - 19, 2018
     Tape Art Experience
      SOVO//Magazine Issue 2.5
The 3-day tape art interactive installation hosted by Sovo// Magazine as the second half-issue[ Issue 2.5 ] 
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Art and Cake

Diversions LA
Tape Art interactive installation mural event party
◼︎ Windows of Little Tokyo  April 28, 2018 - 
The enlargement of "Spirit of Nebuta" has been installed at Demitasse Cafe in Little Tokyo, as part of the Windows of Little Tokyo outdoor art exhibition by JACCC (Japanese American Cultural & Community Center) and Sustainable Little Tokyo.
tape art window decal installation
◼︎ SOVO//Magazine [Issue 1] MAR 10, 2018
SOVO// Magazine is an art, culture and lifestyle publication presented as a tangible piece of art. The launch of each issue is accompanied by an event, tailored to the theme of that issue. "Bookends" was included in the first SOVO//Magazine publication. 
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tape art magazine publication bookends of Obama and Trump
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