Keisho Okayama

 Biography
1934Born April 23, Fujiidera Shi, Osaka, Japan
1936Entered United States
1942-45Family interned in War Relocation Center, Topaz, UT
1956Naturalized United States citizen
1956-58Military service, United State Army
1962Bachelor of Arts degree, Art, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
2018Died, Los Angeles, CA
 Exhibitions
2021Group Exhibition, Heritage X, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles, CA
2016Recent Work, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2016Abstract Mix, Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
2015 Summer Exhibition, Small Works by Gallery Artists, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2014Summer Exhibition, Group Show, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2013 Recent Work, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2012Summer Exhibition, Group Show, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010Figuring Out the Figure, Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
2010 Selected Works 2008-2010, Solo Show, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2009 Summer Exhibition, Group Show, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008Summer Exhibition, Group Show, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007 Out of Mind, Selected Works 2005-2007, Solo Show, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006 Summer Exhibition, Group Show, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003 Second Home: ELAC Art Department Faculty—Past & Present, East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, CA
2002 Obon & the Day of the Dead, Collaborative Exhibit, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Solo Exhibition, Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA
1997 Keisho Okayama/Paul Donaldson, FIG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1996 Solo Exhibition, S.K. Josefberg Studio, Portland, OR
1995 Across the Street: Self-Help Graphics and Chicano Art in Los Angeles, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA and UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
1992 Breaking Barriers: Revisualizing the Urban Landscape, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
1992 Solo Exhibition, Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA
1991 Solo Exhibition, College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
1990 Solo Exhibition, Keisho Okayama: From Zenkai and Tatsuko, A Gift of Transmission, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles, CA
1990 Portraits: L.A. Cultural Shift, Self-Help Graphics, Galleria Orta Vez, Los Angeles, CA
1987 Two Artists, Richard Yokomi and Keisho Okayama, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angeles, CA
1987 Reduced Scale, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
1986 Solo Exhibition, Simard-Halm-Shee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1985 Solo Exhibition, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
1983 Works from the Figure, Carolyn Watson Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1982AJA, Hirokazu Kosaka and Keisho Okayama, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center,  Los Angeles, CA
1982 Works from the Figure, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
1982 Solo Exhibition, Adrienne Simard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1982 Figurative Notations: Five Los Angeles Painters, California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
1981 Group Exhibition, Adrienne Simard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1979 Three Artists, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA
1976 Solo Exhibition, College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
1975 Solo Exhibition, Re-Vision Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1974 Three Painters, Boise State University, Boise, UT
1974 Separate Realities, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1973 Twelve Painters and the Human Figure, Baxter Art Gallery, CA Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
1973 Twelve Painters and the Human Figure, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
1971 San Francisco Art Institute Centennial Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
 Teaching Experience
  College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
 East Los Angeles College, Monterey Park, CA
 University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA