Curiculum Vitae (updated 11/12/2010)


1977 M.F.A, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, Visual Arts (Photography) (major professor Robert Fichter)
1975 B.F.A., Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, Visual Arts (Photography)
1985 Post College Certificate with honors, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, (Computer Graphics)


1982 - 2006 (24 years), Professor, tenured (Photography and 2-D art), Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio


2006 Posthumous Honorary Degree, Doctorate of Fine Arts Cleveland State University
2005 Associate Fellow, Asian Studies Department, UCLA, Fall 2005, Los Angeles, California
2003 "Senior Fullbright Research Fellow", Center for International Services and Programs, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, India and Nepal
2002 "Artist Fellowship in Photography", Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio
1997 "Research Fellowship," Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, W.D.C., project grant on the Japanese American and Japanese Canadian internment camps.
1997 Research Fellowship, Civil Liberties Education Fund,Washington D.C., Project research grant on Japanese American Internment Camps
1997 "EFFRD grant," Cleveland State University faculty research grant, Cleveland, Ohio. Project grant.
1996 "Artist Fellowship in Photography," Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio. July 1996-June 1997
1995 "Artist Project Grant," Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio. (July 1, 1995 to June 30, 1996).
1994 "Cleveland Visual Arts Award", Cleveland City Women's Club, Cleveland, Ohio,
1988 "National Endowment for the Arts Regional Photography Fellowship", Arts Midwest, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Posthumous (Solo):

2007 "Masumi Hayashi, Meditations: The Memorial Exhibition", Curated by Michael Gentile, Cleveland State University Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
2007 "A Tribute To Masumi Hayashi: Student Works", curated by Michael Gentile, Cleveland State University Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio installation detail
2007 "Masumi Hayashi, Meditations: Two Pilgrimages", Curated by Barbara Tannenbaum Akron Art Museum,
2007 "Masumi Hayashi, Meditations: Heartland", Curated by Susan R. Channing, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
2007 "Masumi Hayashi, Meditations: Remembering Injustice", Curated by Megan Lykins Reich, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Cleveland, Ohio

Posthumous (Group):

2010 "Land Marks", Curated by Anne Bohlen - Inaugural art exhibit for Re-opening of Antioch College, Antioch College, Herndon Gallery, Yellow Springs, Ohio

One Person Exhibitions

2006 "History and Memory: Landscapes of Internment", Ganser Gallery, Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania
2004 "History and Memory", curated by Marian Hollinger, Art Gallery, Fairmount State College of Art, Fairmount, West Virgia
2003 "Sights Unseen, the Photographic Constructions of Masumi Hayashi", curated by Karen Higa, Japanese-American National Museum, Los Angeles.
Catalogue: Sights Unseen, the Photographic Constructions of Masumi Hayashi
2003 "The sacred and the Sublime: Photo collages of Angkor Wat and India", curated by Eiko Fukuhara, White Room Gallery, West Hollywood, California
2003 "India Temples: Masumi Hayashi Photographs", curated by Tom Hinson, Curator of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
2001 "Hidden Places, Silent Spaces, Japanese American and Japanese Canadian Relocation Camps", curated by june Shuman, Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, Portoland, Oregon
2000 "History and Memory: the Japanese American Internment Camps", University Gallery, curated by Jerry Robinson, Millersville University, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
1998 "American Concentration Camps," Whipple Art Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
1997 "CityWorks," curated by Helen Leggitt and David Perry, Bonfoey Gallery,Cleveland, Ohio.
1993 "Post Industrial Panoramic Landscapes," curated by Alison Nordstrom, Florida State University Art Gallery, Tallahassee, Florida.
1993 "U.S. Concentration Camps," Japanese American Citizens League Tri-District Conference exhibit, Dorothy Fuldheim Room, Sheraton Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio.
1992 "EPA Superfund Sites," curated by Barbara Tannenbaum and Wendy Kendall Hess, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio.
1990 "Ohio Steel Mills: A Post Industrial Perspective", Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
1990 "Industrial Panoramic Landscapes", curated by Sheri Collins, John Michael Koehler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
1990 "Panoramic Photo Collages", curated by Stephen White, Andrea Ross Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1998 "Post Industrial Panoramic Landscapes: A Portrait of Cleveland", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
1985 "Masumi Hayashi", Art Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, traveling three-dimensional photography show to Dundee and Glasgow

Selected Group Exhibitions

2005 "NEO" Show, juried, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
2005 "Art of Transportation", Art Gallery, Biola University, La Miranda, California
2004 "Contemporary Photographs of the Museum Collection", curated by Peter Bunnell, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey
2004 "Terrestrial Forces", curated by Allys Palladino-Craig, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, Florida (catalogue)
2003 "Only Skin Deep", curated by Coco Fusco and Brian Wallis, International Center of Photography, New York, New York and Seattle Museum of Art, Seattle, Washington. (book and website)
2003 "The Circle of Bliss: Buddhist Meditational Art", curated by John Huntington, guest curator, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California and Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
2002 "Collections, Ohio Artists Abroad", curated by Susan Channing, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, and Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio (catalogue)
2002 "Cultural Identity", curated by Dr. Beate Reifenscheidt, director of the Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany.
1997-2001 "Landscape / Land Use", curated by Roger Rawley and Joan Lyons, Visual Studies Workshop Gallery, traveling for three years, Rochester, N.Y.
2000-2001 "Paper Routes 2000", juried, curated by Sara Johnson, Director, Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, Ohio, traveling from Southern Ohio Museum to Art Museum College of Wooster, Ohio, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
1999-2000 "Common Ground: Contemporary Landscapes from Israel and Ohio", curated by David Johnson, Taft Museum of Art, and Nella Cassouto, curator from Israel, Ohio Arts Council exchange exhibit at Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, and Artist Space Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel. Catalogue.
1999-2001 "Revisioning Manzanar", curated by Karen Higa, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, California
1999 "Cleveland to Bratislava", curated by Robert Thurmer, Municipal Gallery and Gallery Z, Bratislava, Slovakia, exchange show CSU and Bratislava
1999 "Silent Voices", curated by Julie Farenback, Spaces Art Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, artists address international human rights violations
1998 "Picturing Manzanar", curated by Julia Brashares, Friends of Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, California
1996 "Gender: Beyond Memory", curated by Michiko Kasahara, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan. Catalogue book.
1996 "Transition/Displacements", curated by Marjorie Tallalay and Jeffrey Grove, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio. Catalogue.
1996 "Grids", curated by Carol Eliel and Lynn Zelebanksky, L.A. County Art Museum, Los Angeles, Calif.
1996 "Recent Work by Fourteen Ohio Photographers", curated by Catherine Evans, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio.
1995 "Assembled Works: Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection", curated by Tim B. Wride, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Los Angeles, California.
1995 "War Works: Women, Photography, and the Art of War", 11 women photographers curated by Anna Fox, show based on book, War Works, by Val Williams, London, England. Victoria Albert Art Museum, London, England. The Arts Council of Great Britain National Touring Exhibitions department will be touring this exhibit from 1995-1997 in the United Kingdom and Europe (book).
1995 "Fragile Landscape", curated by Derek Johnson, Center for photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, New York. (catalogue)
1994 "Global Environment", curated by Diane Barber, 20 artists dealing with issues of landscape and the environment, Houston Foto Fest, Houston, Texas. (book)
1994 "A Sense of Place," an Ohio/Japan exchange exhibit curated by Sarah J. Rogers, Director of Exhibitions at the Wexner Center for the Arts, and Yuji Maeyama and Yukito Tanaka, curators at the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Urawashi, Japan, sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council.
1994 "Old Glory: The American Flag in Contemporary Art," curated by David Rubin, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio. Traveling exhibit in America including Phoenix Art Museum. (catalogue)
1994 "Nervous Landscapes," artists: John Divola, Masumi Hayashi, and Dean Chamberlin, curated by Alison Nordstrom, South West Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida. (catalogue)
1993 "Beyond the Walls: Eastern State Penitentiary", curated by Milton Marks, Art Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (prison calendar)
1992 "Centered Margins: Contemporary Art of the Americas Toward a Post Colonial Culture", curated by Jacqueline S. Nathan, Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio (catalogue)
1992 "The Country Between Us", curated by Barbara Boswick and Laura McFee, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, exhibition of women landscape photographers (catalogue)
1991 "Northeast Ohio Selections", curated by Tom Hinson, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio (book)
1991 "Another Side of Progress", curated by Mark Leach, Light Factory, Charlotte North Carolina, traveling to SECCA in North Carolina (catalogue)
1990 "Tainted Prospects", Buscaglia Castellani Art Gallery, Niagra University, Niagra Falls, New York, curated by John Pfahl, a Gallery Association of New York State traveling exhibition offered in New York (catalogue)
1989 "Responses to the Urban and Insutrial Landscape: Photography and Sculpture", Art Gallery, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, curated by Penny Rakoff and Fred Smith (catalogue)
1989 "State of the Art: New Work by Ten Artists in Ohio", curated by Sarah Rogers Lafferty and Dennis Barrie, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Exhibit traveled to: Vern Riffe Center for the Government in the Arts, Columbus, Ohio, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Arts, Cleveland, Ohio (catalogue)
1987 "Hall Walls and Spaces Gallery Exchange Show", Hall Walls, Buffalo, New York (catalogue)
1986 "Political Statements", Sarrat Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, a Southern Arts Federation 1986/1987 touring exhibition (catalogue)
1986 "Taking Liberties", New York Museum of Art, Albany, New York
1986 "Images of the Universe: The Artists' Vision", The Brunnier Gallery and Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
1985 "Detritus", Film in the Cities Art Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota
1985 "Nude", University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
1985 "Stereo Photography Exhibit", Gallery 44, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1984 "Newspeak", BC Space Gallery, Laguna Beach, California


2005 Gibans, Nina Freedlander, Creative Essence : Cleveland's Sense of Place, The Kent State University Press, Kent, Ohio. (Cover Image)
2005 Rothenberg, David and Pryor, Wandee, editors, Writing the World on Globalization, A Terra Nova Book, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Cover Image)
2003 Coco Fusco, Brian Wallis, editors, Only Sking Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, Henry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, International Center of Photography, New York City, New York, p. 343.
2001 Shallit, Barney, Art, Songs of Terror, Tales of Tule Lake, edited by Art Hansen, Walter and Michi Nisiura, Weglyn Multicultural Publication Series, California State University, Fullerton, California. (Cover Image)
2001 Solnit, Rebecca, As Eve Said to the Serpent : Essays on Contemporary Landscape, University of Georgia Press
2000 Inada, Lawson, editor, Only What We Could Carry : the Japanese American Internment Experience, Heyday Books, Berkeley, California, and California Historical Society, San Francisco, California. p. 391.
1999 Feeley, Francis McCollum, America's Concentration Camps During World War II : Social Science and the Japanese American Internment, University of the South, New Orleans, La. (Cover Image)
1998 Coleman, A.D., Digital Revolution, Nazraeli Press, California
1998 Hulick, Diana, and Marshall, Joseph, Photography 1900 to the Present, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
1997 Lippard, Lucy, The Lure of the Local, New Press Publishers, New York
1996 Hinson, Tom, Legacy of Light : Photographs from the Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio.
1995 Lippard, Lucy. "Undertone: Nine Unacculturated Women Photographers." Framings: New Women Feminist Photographers. Ed. Diane Neumayer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Temple University Press, 1995.
1994, Williams, Val., "Women, Photography and the Iconography of War.",War Works, London, England: Virago Press Ltd., pp. 61-64, 1994.

PUBLICATIONS - Professional Journals

2004, edited by Elena Tajima Creef, "Mine Okubo", Amerasia Journal, Summer 2004 issue, UCLA, Los Angeles, California.
2003, Debbie Hagan, "Panoramic Photography", Art Business News, NYC, NY, October, 2003 Issue.
2003, Guilio Piovisan, "Photo Collages of Masumi Hayashi", by , Photo Italia Magazine, September, 2003 issue, Milan, Italy.
2003, Tom Hinson, "Indian Temples, Masumi Hayashi Photographs", The Cleveland Museum of Art Members Megazine, summer 2003 issue, Cleveland, Ohio, pp. 8, 9.
2003, "Coming up at the National Museum, Sights Unseen : The Photographic Constructions of Masumi Hayashi", Japanese American National Museum Member Magazine, Los Angeles, California, spring 2003 issue, p.2.
2001, Robert Stearns, "Genius, Imagine What Could Happen", Dialogue Magazine, Jan-Feb 2001 issue, Columbus, Ohio.
1999, Karin Higa, "The Permanent Collection and Re-Visioning Manzanar", Japanese American National Museum Quarterly, Issue No. 1, November, 1999, Los Angeles, California. pp.21-22.
1997, ed: Debra Karasov, "Democracy", The Public Art Review, Minneapolis, Mn., (issue no. 17: Democracy). (Cover)
1997, "Single Frames : Photographer Masumi Hayashi", DoubleTake Magazine, Fall 1997, a quarterly journal featuring photography, poetry and prose, the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, N.C.
1995, ed: David Reed, Dereck Johnson, "American Concentration Camps", See : A Journal of Visual Culture, San Francisco, California, (Winter 1995), pp. 33-35, 64.
1995, "Landscape for a New Millennium." The Photography Quarterly, The Gift of Choice, Woodstock, New York, (Spring 1995), p. 19.

PUBLISHED REVIEWS - Magazine/Newspapers

1997 Nishimasa, Jessie. "Masumi Hayashi." The Nikkei Voice, a national forum for Japanese Canadians, Toronto, Canada. October , 1997.
1997 Litt, Stephen. ""Panoramic Presentation." The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio, November 23, 1997.
1996 Creighton, Millie. "Profile: Masumi Hayashi-American Artist." The Bulletin, a journal for and about the Nikei community, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, September, 1996, pp. 18-20.
1995 Dowie, Mark. "The Fourth Wave." Mother Jones Magazine, San Francisco, California, April, 1995, pp. 34-35. Hagan, Jeff.
1995 "The Artist Outside." Cleveland Magazine, Cleveland, Ohio, July, 1995, pp. 19-22.
1995 "Kensington Gore." The New Statesman & Society, London, England, 13 January 1995.
1994 Karrfalt, Wayne. "Ohio Art Show Speaks in Tongues About Nowhere in Particular." The Japan Times, Tokyo, Japan, 17 December 1994, ArtSection.
1993 Solnit, Rebecca, "The West Revisited." Creative Camera Magazine, London, England, December/January 1993, No. CC319.


1997 Panel, "The Landscape in Question," Transforming the Mirror, Women in Photography Conference, Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change, Boston, Mass. (June)
1996 Panel, "Gender, Beyond Memory," lecture and panel, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan. (simultaneous translation, Sept.)
1995 Symposium panel, "Warworks: Women, Photography, and the Art of War," Artist Lecture and Panel Member, Royal College of Art, London, England. (February)
1993 Panel Member, "Can You Tell a Sansei from Her Photographs," Society for Photographic Educators, Seattle, Washington, national conference. (March)

Artist Lectures

1996 ARTIST LECTURE, "Building a Collective Memorary," Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio. (December)
1996 ARTIST LECTURE, "The Japanese American Experience: Concentration Camps, Photo Reconstructions," Supersession lecturer, Art Ed Scape, Ohio Art Education Association regional conference, Cleveland, Ohio.(November)
1995 VISITING ARTIST LECTURE, "Photo Collage," Los Angeles County Art Museum, Los Angeles, California. (December).


Los Angeles County Art Museum, Los Angeles, California
Victoria and Albert Art Museum, London, England
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
George Eastman House, Rochester, New York.
St. Petersburg Fine Arts Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida.
Loyola Marymount College, Los Angeles, California
Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, California

Corporate Collections

Jones Day Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio
British Petroleum of America, Cleveland, Ohio
Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
U.S. Trust of N. Y., New York, New York
Latham & Watkins Corporation, Los Angeles, California
Fidelity Investments, Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio
Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts
Fidelity Investments, Los Angeles, California
Aaron Spelling Entertainment Company, Los Angeles, California
Southern California Gas Company, Los Angeles, California
Key Corporation, Portland, Oregon
Oracle Corporation, Redwood City, California
Bank of Montreal, Los Angeles, California
Creative Casting Association, Los Angeles, California
Thomas, Hine, and Flory, Cleveland, Ohio
Toulose and Belloitte, PPG Building, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Moen Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

Commissioned Corporate Collections

Scripts Howard Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio (1989)
CitiCorp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1989)
McCann Erickson, New York, New York (1988)
Metro General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio (1991)
University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio (1992)
The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio (1994)
Jacobs Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio (1994)

Private Collections

Stephen White, Los Angeles, California
Michael Greigzer, Beverly Hills, California
Ron Myer, Los Angeles, California
Peter Galvin, Cleveland, Ohio
Greg Klima, Cleveland, Ohio
Jonathan Buchter, Cleveland, Ohio
Aaron Spelling, Los Angeles, California
Jan De Bont, Los Angeles, California
Stephan Landsman, Chicago, Illinois
Steven Miller, Cleveland, Ohio
Ronald A. Pizzuti, Columbus, Ohio
John and Cathe Kolbacker, Columbus, Ohio
Russ, Leland, Los Angeles, California
Geoffrey Gund, New York, New York