Juliane received her MFA in Ceramics from Bowling Green State University in 2006, having previously graduated from Carleton College with a BA in Studio Art. She has been an artist in residence at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Tennessee and The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China, and she received Artist Initiative grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board in 2018 and 2014. Juliane has taught at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and Hope College in Holland, Michigan. She regularly exhibits her work nationally and was a co-curator of (Michi) – Distinctive Paths, Shared Affinity: An Exhibition of Japanese American Ceramic Artists, which traveled across the U.S. in 2016. She was selected as a 2016 Emerging Artist by Ceramics Monthly and her work belongs to the permanent collection of Northern Arizona University’s Art Museum and the Brown-Forman Collection.
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.