2021 EXPOSED ARTIST DIRECTORY
2021, Mixed media on paper mounted on panel, 10 x 8 in
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Harumi Abe is a Japanese artist from Tokorozawa, Saitama, who has lived in South Florida nearly half of her life. She has actively shown her works in South Florida. Notable solo exhibitions include AIRIE Nest in the Everglades National Park, Lee Wagener gallery in the Ft. Lauderdale, Hollywood Airport and Walgreen windows project by Oolite Arts. Selected group exhibitions include Hollywood Art and Culture Center, the Patricia & Philip Frost Museum, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, and St. Thomas-Elgin Public Art Center in Canada. Her work is collected by the Girls Club Collection, Liza and Arturo Mosquera Collection and other private collections. Abe first received the South Florida Cultural Consortium in 2008 and 2021 and has attended residencies at South Florida Art Center (Oolite Arts), Vermont Studio Center, Everglades Artist and Residence Program and Dickinson House Residency in Belgian. Abe’s work has been featured in online and print publications including the Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, Friends of Artist Volm9, and the Artist Mother podcast. Abe holds an MFA from Florida International University. She was an adjunct professor teaching art at many south Florida Colleges and was a full time painting professor at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah and Lacoste, France. Currently, she is working from her home studio in Hollywood, FL while raising her five years old daughter, Hana.