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

   Dazzle Exhibitions (2021-18, 2015-2011)

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

   2021

   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