E. WINSLOW FUNAKI

Lives and works in Somerville, MA

EDUCATION

MFA, Furniture Design, Rhode Island School of Design, 2020
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2016
BFA, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 2015 // Concentration in Art History

EXHIBITIONS ✹ PERFORMANCES ✹ SCREENINGS 

Complete Fabrication, Founders' Gallery, Monstserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA ✱
A World Awry, The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, Gloucester, MA


"The Great Unfinding" (a performance by Rachel Deane with work and writing contributed by Mercy Hawkins, Brooklynn Johnson, E. Winslow Funaki, and Neidy Lizbet), Threaded, Coaxial Arts Foundation, Los Angeles, CA °
Marblehead Festival of Arts, Marblehead, MA
Souvenir, Dyehouse, Providence, RI, curated by Lucy Freedman
High Touch, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
SHIFTS, Carol Schlosberg Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA


Super Group, a pop-up presented by Superhouse, 15 Ingraham St, Brooklyn, NY
/ STILL HERE /, live screen art series, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA°
RISD Grad Show 2020, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Dezeen VDF x Sight Unseen with RISD MFA Furniture Design°
Sight Unseen Offsite Online with RISD MFA Furniture Design°
Assemblage: The MFA Show, The Olympia Project, co-curated by Julia Speed and Sophie Olympia Riese°
Artists' Tools, Special Special, New York, NY


RISD Department of Furniture Design Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
24th Fine Furnishings Show, Waterfire Arts Center, Providence, RI
Exploration, Brown Science Center, Brown University, Providence, RI
I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
The Chair Show, Gelman Gallery, RISD Museum, Providence, RI


Overflow, Special Special, New York, NY
Shiro Oni Studio Exhibition, 11-Ya Brewery, Onishi, Fujioka, Gunma, Japan
RISD Department of Furniture Design Graduate Biennial, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
Ambidextrous, Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, Pawtucket, RI


Fulfill the Dream, Space Heater Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
close, but not touching, Biggercode, New York, NY
Softly, Softly, Catchee Monkey, 136 Grattan St, Brooklyn, NY
Personals, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY
Field Day, pop-up event with Christina Chang, 28 Varick Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Best of New York, AYLO, New York, NY


Ceci N’est Pas une Exposition de Peinture, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, ME
For Sale By Owner, Hilltop Antiques, Skowhegan, ME // A project organized by Baris Gokturk


Expanded Field, Gelman Gallery, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Original Blend, Memorial Hall, Providence, RI
Transatellite, Exposé, Providence, RI

✱ denotes two-person exhibitions
° denotes online exhibitions

RESIDENCIES

Shiro Oni, Onishi, Fujioka, Japan

Fellowship recipient, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI


LECTURES ✹ PRESENTATIONS

Panelist, Cocktails and Conversation, Return to the Real Fall Exhibition Series Celebration, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, MI
Panelist, Artists in Conversation: High Touch, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, MI


PRESS ✹ BIBLIOGRAPHY

"Show Stopper on Rocky Neck", Cape Ann COSMOS, April 27.

Special Special, "Winslow Funaki Interview," Instagram Live, July 21.
Santiago, Sean, "“Little Poop Stools” & An Anemone-Shaped Ottoman — Welcome to The Weird World of RISD’s MFA in Furniture Design," Sight Unseen, June 15.
"Estudiantes de RISD Incorporan Encontraron Objetos y Embarcaciones en la Colección Graduado "No Tradicional," Illustrarama, May 19.
Special Special, Artists' Tools. [catalogue]

"Nature Art Piece for Onishi," Jomo Shinbun, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan, July 28.


TEACHING

Instructor, Foundations & Sculpture, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA


Instructor of Record, Dept. of Furniture Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


WORKSHOPS

Laser Cut Compositions, hosted by Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Analog to Digital, Art of Science hosted by Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA