Juliane is an installation artist from Northfield, Minnesota. She received her MFA in Ceramics from Bowling Green State University and has taught at Carleton and Hope colleges as well as The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University. This summer, Juliane was a finalist for the 2019 Blanc de Chine International Ceramic Art Award and her work was shown in Beijing. She received first place in the 62nd Arrowhead Regional Biennial and was awarded Artist Initiative grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board in 2014 and 2018. In 2016, she was a co-curator of MichiDistinctive Paths, Shared Affinity: An Exhibition of Japanese American Ceramic Artists, which traveled across the U.S. Her work belongs to the permanent collection of Northern Arizona University’s Art Museum and the Brown-Forman Collection.

Click here to watch a Twin Cities PBS Originals video about Juliane’s work.


Juliane Shibata is a fiscal year 2018 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.