Education

2009 - 2011   BA (Hons), First Class, Jewellery & Silversmithing, Edinburgh College of Art, UK

2000 - 2004   Bachelor of Economics, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Selected Exhibition

2022

TODO LO QUE BRILLA NO ES ORO (All that glitters is not gold): THE STORY OF STONESMobilia Gallery, Massachusetts, USA

Portable Works of Art: Earrings, Mobilia Gallery, Massachusetts, USA

MONOZUKURI, Die Herstellung von Dingen, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein, Munich, Germany 

2021

Pure | Japanese Collective, Thereza Pedrosa Gallery, Asolo, Italy

Natsukashii by Mariko Sumioka and Vershali Jain, Virtual exhibition during New York Jewelry Week

GO into the PUBLIC, Mobile gallery by Masaya Sawada + Japanese artists from far east, het Labo atrium, Tokyo, Japan

Sayuri Oka x Mariko Sumioka Jewellery Exhibition, Gallery Nishikawa, Kyoto, Japan

2020

Jewelry from Architecture, Mobilia Gallery, Massachusetts, USA

19th Silver Triennial International 2019, DIVA, Antwerp Home of Diamonds, Antwerp, Belgium

Mariko Sumioka x Koichi Io Exhibition, MIN jewelry & crafts, Tokyo, Japan

 

2019

2019 Itami International Craft Exhibition "Jewellery", The Museum of Arts & Crafts - ITAMI, Japan

19th Silver Triennial International 2019, Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau, Germany 

2019 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology Park, Beijing, China

'House' exhibition, Gallery ahwon, Seoul, South Korea

The 28th International Jewellery Competition 'Silver', The Gallery of Art in Legnica, Poland

 

2018

Gallery at New Jewelry, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan 

The Ima-kara Mame-sara metalworks exhibition, Seikado, Kyoto, Japan

 

2017

Solo Exhibition, Gallery Nishikawa, Kyoto, Japan

2017 Itami International Craft Exhibition "Jewellery", The Museum of Arts & Crafts - ITAMI, Japan

 

2016

Joined Exhibition of Mia Kwon and Mariko Sumioka, ubi gallery, Beijing, China

Introducing, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Eastern Aesthetics, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, UK

Not Too Precious, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

 

2015

Not Too Precious, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales, UK

Re-inventing Tradition: Japanese Fashion and Design, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK (-2017)

‘Objection’ with Zoe Arnold, SCHRAM&SANDHU, Munich Jewellery Week, Munich, Germany

 

2014

30th Anniversary Exhibition, 30 Years in the Making, Lesley Craze Gallery, London, UK

On Display, in partnership with London Design Festival, Sarah Myerscough Gallery, London, UK

Cross Currents, contemporary jewelry from 20 international artists, Curated by Charon Kransen Arts, 

Vaudeville Gallery, Texas, USA

To Be with You: AIVA Contemporary 2014: International Exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery, Star Space, Shanghai, China

Melting Pot, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery, Birmingham, UK 

 

2013

WEAR/AWARA, MANO, Taipei, Taiwan

Only One, MOKSPACE, London, UK

Stroud International Textiles, Presented by Contemporary Applied Arts, Stroud, UK

Hit Home, Ubi Gallery, Beijing, China

2012

Root of Silence, Duo show with Heejoo Kim, Hammer Gallery, Hong Kong

New Talent, Lesley Craze Gallery, London, UK

Cominelli Foundation Awards 2012 for Contemporary Jewellery, invited as Edinburgh College of Art, Lake Garda, Italy

Japanese Style: Sustaining Design, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales, UK

 

2011

Marzee International Graduation Show, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK

Selected Fairs

2022

ARTEFACT, Represented by Katie Jones Gallery, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London

2021

Dazzle Exhibitions (2020-18, 2015-2011)

ARTEFACT, Represented by Katie Jones Gallery, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London

 

2020

COLLECT, Represented by Katie Jones Gallery, London, UK  (2019 - 2017, 2015 - 2013)

2017

TRESOR contemporary craft, Represented by Katie Jones Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

MADE London, One Marylebone, London, UK (2016, 2014)

 

2016

PAD London, Represented by Katie Jones Gallery, Barkeley Square, London, UK (2015)

Masterpiece London, Represented by Katie Jones, London, UK

 

2015

SOFA Chicago, Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Chicago, USA (2014, 2013)

Goldsmiths' Fair, The Goldsmiths' Hall, London, UK (2014, 2013)

Art and Design of the 20th and 21st Centuries,Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Boston, USA

Art Palm Beach, Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, Florida, USA (2013)

Inhorgenta, Munich, Germany (2014, 2012) 

 

2014

SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2012)

 

2012

Red Dot Miami, Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, USA

SOFA New York, Represented by Charon Kransen Arts, USA

 

Awards

2015  Winner of Jewellery of the Year, Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2014  Second prize of Best New Design at Goldsmiths’Fair, Goldsmiths’Hall, London, UK