Naoko Haruta

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Born: Fukuoka, Japan


"Pro Arts East Bay Open Studios at UPTOWN," Oakland, CA, 2006 - 2016

"BOLD," O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, Mill Valley, CA, 2013

Artists Alley Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2011

Video Room, Oakland, CA, 2011

"Grand Opening Exhibition," CK Gallery, Oakland, CA 2011

"Naoko Haruta," Cafe Arrivederci Galleries, San Rafael, CA 2009

"Visionary Ensemble of Painting, Textile & Glass, Lifework of 3 Japanese Artists," Silkarts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA, 2007

"Cheers to Muses," Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco, CA, 2007

"Cheers & Incantations," Encantada Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2006

"Circle of Ten," Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA, 2005

"Inaugural Show," Axe Cultural Center, Oakland, CA, 2005

"Crossing Bridges," CBS, San Francisco, CA, 2004

"AAWAA Juried Exhibition," d.p.Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA, 2004

"The SF Bay Area Artists," Pieces Gallery, Healdsburg, CA, 2003

"Making their Mark," SomArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA, 2003

"Samplings from AAWAA," Asian American Women Artists, San Pablo Arts Gallery, San Pablo, CA, 2002

"Life or ...? Visions of the Hopi Prophecy," Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2002

"Oakland Portraits: Then and Now, 1852-2002," City of Oakland Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2002

"Crossing Bridges I & II," CBS, San Francisco, CA, 2001

"Naoko Haruta: Recent works," Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, CA 2000

"A-Un: Cosmic Heartbeat, Four Japanese Women Artists," Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, CA, 2000

"Cultural Crossroads: Women Artists Converge," June Steingart Gallery," Laney College, Oakland, CA, 1997

"Motion in Stillness: Three Contemporary Japanese Artists," Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, CA, 1996

"Naoko Haruta:Trees #1-75," Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, CA, 1994

"Juried Alumni Exhibition," June Steingart Gallery, Laney College, Oakland, CA, 1994

"California Artists Celebrate Los Angeles," Rachele Lozzi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 1993-94


"Naoko Haruta and the Arboreal Imagination," by Steve Light, 3:A.M. magazine, February 2016

"Artists weave, blow and brush," Lamorinda Sun, November 9, 2007

"Three Japanese American artists' Show," Hokubei Mainichi, November 6, 2007

"Women Artists' Works on Display," Hokubei Mainichi, January 25, 2006

"Going through the Motions: Four Japanese Artists Explore The Movement of Life and Death," by Calvin Liu, Asianweek, April 15, 1999

"Haruta's Works in 'Motion in Stillness'" Hokubei Mainichi, December 7, 1996

"Art Notes," by Monifa Love, International Quarterly, Vol. II, Nos. 1-2, 1995

"Haruta Naoko at the Gallery on the Rim," by Reena Jana, Asian Art News,
September-October, 1994

"Acrylic Paintings by Haruta, Brown at Gallery on the Rim," Nichibei Times, June 23, 1994


California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA,B.F.A. Painting, 1986

Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy, Painting and Art History, 1984-85

Studio of Chiura Obata, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Japanese Brush Painting, 1980-84


Painting/Art History, Paris, France, April- August, 1990


Japanese Brush Painting at Studio One Art Center, Oakland, CA, 2001

Painting at Sausalito Parks and Recreation Art Center, Sausalito, CA, 2001

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