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Bolt Residency

Mayumi Lake

Mayumi Lake, "Latent Heat (Will-o’-the-Wisp #4451)," 2014, Pigment print, 24" x 36"
Mayumi Lake, "Latent Heat (Will-o’-the-Wisp #4451)," 2014, Pigment print, 24" x 36"

Mayumi Lake (b. Osaka, Japan) is a Chicago-based artist. 

Her 
work delves into childhood and pubescent dreams, phobia and desires. She 
employs herself and others as her models, as well as dolls, toys, weapons, vintage clothes, and 
altered landscapes as her props. Mayumi has exhibited nationally and internationally at Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, Asia Society, Art in General, Artists Space, New York; Midwest Museum of Contemporaty Art, Carmel; Fotograpie Forum International, Frankfurt; Cornelius Pleser Galerie, Munich; Galleria PaciArte, Brescia; FOTOAMERICA, Santiago; Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam; O Gallery, Tokyo. Mayumi received her BFA with a focus in Photography and Filmmaking, and MFA in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Resident year: 
2016-2017
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident