TAKAFUMI IDE, Instructional Support Technician / Lecturer
M.F.A. Stony Brook University
Takafumi Ide is an interdisciplinary media artist focus on installation with sound and light. He received his B.A. in graphic design from Tama Art University, Tokyo in 1989. He has worked for more than ten years as a graphic designer and an illustrator in Japan. After observing the 911 in Brooklyn, he decided to go to graduate school to learn fine art. In 2007, he received his M.F.A. in studio art from Stony Brook University (SBU), NY, and now works as an Instructional Support Technician in the Art Department. Ide has received several honors; Sculpture Space Fellowship and Residency (partially funded by Pollock-Krasner Foundation and NYSCA), SOS Program Grant (NYFA), and project grants from Nomura Cultural Foundation, ISE Cultural Foundation, Asahi Shimbun Foundation, SBU FAHSS Grant, and NYU ITP Camp Fellowship. He has mostly exhibited in non-profit organization galleries in NYC area; Sunroom Project Glynder Gallery in Wave Hill, ISE Cultural Foundation, and AC Institute. Ide was invited to exhibit in Tallinn IV Drawing Triennial 2012 and received “honorable mentioned”. His photo-collage work was included the Long Island Biennial 2014 at The Heckscher Museum of Art. Ide’s light and sound sculpture “threshold” has been lent until 2021 in the Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY. Most recently his sound interactive sculpture, “debacle, 2015” has been exhibited in the NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival 2016. Ide has been invited to exhibit his new work in Nakanojo Biennale 2017.