Born 1944, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
American Citizenship (1991)
Lived in Los Angeles (1964-2012)
Currently has a studio in Northern California and frequently commutes between NY, Los Angeles, and Japan
1966-1968 - California Institute of Arts, Chouinard Art School, Los Angeles, CA
2016 - Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "California Black Oak with Porcelain, 2016"
2015 - MM Project, Hiroshima, Japan, "Current"
2015 - Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "Current"
2014 - Onishi Project, New York, New York
2009 - Samuel Freeman Gallery, Santa Monica, California, "Coexistsnce"
2007 - Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California, "Tear Drop"
2005 - Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California, "Drop"
2005 - Long Beach Museum of Art, California (catalogue) "Crossing Boundaries, The Ceramic Sculpture of Mineo Mizuno
2005 - Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California, "Water Drop with Water"
2003 - LMAN Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "Zero Series"
1998 - San Gallery Sumie, Nagoya, Japan, "Mineo Mizuno"
1997 - Chac-Mool Gallery, Los Angeles, California "Offering"
1996,1995 - Gallery Kenbishi, Kariya, Japan, "Mineo Mizuno"
1992 - Galery Kouketsu, Gifu, Japan, "Mineo Mizuno"
1989 - Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan, "New Works"
1989 - Gallery Saitoan, Hagi, Japan, "California Landscape"
1989 - Gallery Kouketsu, Gifu, Japan, "Mineo Mizuno"
1989 - Shibuya Seibu Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, "California Landscape"
1987 - Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "New Works, Nebraska Series"
1986 - Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "New Works"
1983 - Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "New Works"
1982 - Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, "New Works"
1979 - Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "New Works"
1997,1973 - David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "New Works"
Group Exhibitions, Installations
2012 - "Facing the Sublime in Water, CA", Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California
2012 - Moss Project at Storm King Cedar House, New Winsor, New York
2011 - Common Ground, Ceramic in Southern California 1945-1975, The American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California
2011 - Outdoor installation at Pulse Project, Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, California
2011 - Golden State of California: California 1960-1985, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California
2010 - "Sculpture", Los Angeles Municipal Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, California
2010 - Outdoor Installation, Samuel Freeman, Santa Monica, California
2009 - Installation, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
2009 - "A Three Legged Table" Samuel Freeman, Santa Monica, California
2008 - "Within Two Hands: The Eye of the Collector", San Fransisco Museum of Craft + Design
2005 - Outdoor Installation, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California
2003 - "Looking Ahead", LMAN Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2001 - Chouinard, A Living Legacy, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, California
2000 - "Color and Fire", Defining moments in Studio Ceramic 1950-2000", Curated by Jo Lauria (catalogue), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
1996 - Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
1993 - Contemporary Ceramic, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
1991 - The Stream of Cubic Expression, Yamaguchi Prefecture Museum of Art
1988 - Objects for and Around the Desk Exhibition, Shibuya Seibu, Tokyo, Japan
1988 - Vessels, The Art Store Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1985 - The Vessel as Metaphor: Southern California Ceramic: 1950 through 1985, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California
1984 - Art In Clay, 1950-1980's in Southern California, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, California
1983 - Hokin/Kaufman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1983 - Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Island, Florida
1983 - DBR Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
1983 - Series Two, Gensler and Associates/Architects, Los Angeles, California
1982 - Pacific Currents/Ceramic, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
1982 - James Crumley Gallery, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, California
1982 - Art and/or Craft; USA and Japan, Kanazawa, Japan
1982 - Smith Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto, California
1982 - South Western Collage, Chula Vista, California
1982 - Glaze + Glass Gensler and Associate/Architects, Los Angeles, California
1981 - Made In L.A. Contemporary Craft '81, Craft and Folk Museum, Los Angeles
1981 - National Crafts '81, Greenville COunty Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina
1981 - Art Materialized, Selections from the Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, Traveling Exhibition
1981 - Janus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1981 - Meye Breiner Weiss, San Fransisco, California
1980 - Response to Wedgewood, Museum of Philadelphia Civic Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1980 - For Table Top, American Craft Museum, New York
1979 - Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1977 - University Art Gallery, University of California, RIverside, California
1975 - Contemporary Crafts of America, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
1974 - 2nd Annual Cup Show, David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles
1973 - Annual Exhibition, San Fransisco Museum of Art, San Fransisco, California
1973 - Sea of Japan Exposition, Kanazawa City, Osaka and Tokyo
1973 - Plastic Earth, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
1972 - Ceramic Invitational, Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, California
1971 - National Museum of Art, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan
1971 - Clay Plus, State University College of Art and Sciences, Geneseo, New York
1969 - California Craft VI, Sacramento, California
1968 - Ceramic National Exhibition, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York
2009 - Fellowship for Visual Artist, California Community Foundation
1981 - Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts
Art Institute of Chicago Museum, Chicago, Illinois
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, Calfornia
The Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Garden, San Marino, California
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
Los Angeles, County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Los Angeles Central Library Maguire Gardens, Los Angeles, California
Marer Collection Scripps College, Claremont, California
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Farbic Workshop Museum, Phildelphia
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
Yamaguchi Prefecture Museum of Art, Japan
Hokkaido Museum of Art, Sapporo, Japan
The Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art, Shigaraki, Japan
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Tajimi, Japan
1997-2005, 2010, 2012 - Participating Arcadia Summer Art Program in Bar Harbor, Maine
2001 - "Tea Ceremony" project at Arcadia Summer Art Program in Bar Harbor, Maine
1998 - "Calligraphy" project at Arcadia Summer Art Program in Bar Harbor, Maine
1997 - Artist Residency, The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan
1987 - Artist in Residency, Bemis Center for Contemproary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
1980 - Artists in Residence, Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia