Solo Exhibitions

2010 Whiteout, in collaboration with Matthew Suib, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
Post-Revolutionary Selections from the Powel House Moving Image Archive 1888-2089, in collaboration with Matthew Suib, Landmarks Contemporary Projects, Powel House Museum, Philadelphia
Right Here, Out There (Nowhere), in collaboration with Matthew Suib, Neon Campobase, Bologna, Italy
Right Here, Out There (Nowhere), in collaboration with Matthew Suib, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn
2009 Black Hole, in collaboration with Matthew Suib,  Kim Light/Light Box, Los Angeles, CA
2008 The Late Show, Arizona State University Art Museum
The Soft Epic, or: Savages of the Pacific West, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles
The Soft Epic, or: Savages of the Pacific West, The Ice Box, Philadelphia
Black Hole, Vox Populi, Philadelphia
2007 Principles of Uncertainty, The Live Arts & Fringe Festival, Philadelphia
2006 Scared to Death, Vox Populi, Philadelphia
The Late Show, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Morris Gallery, Philadelphia

Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings

2010 Betwixt & Between, Art Space, New Haven, CT
Soft and Hard, Young Projects at The Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
A Light at the End of the Tunnel, Scope Basel Cinema
ARCO, Cinema Loop, curated by Paul Young, Madrid
2009 Optica Festival, Buenos Aires/ Cordoba/ Paris
MNEMOCYNE, Il Centro Arti Visive Pescheria, Pesaro, Italy
X Media Forum of the 31st Moscow International Film Festival, Moscow, Russia
Rencontres Internationales, Reina Sofia National Museum, Madrid, Spain
Rencontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Chimera, Envoy Enterprises, New York
Chimera, Arcade Experimental Art Projects, Cyprus, Greece
Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio, Chinatown IN/FLUX: Future Landscapes, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA
Implosion or Fusion, Elements Museum, Beijing, China
2008 Rencontres Internationales, Paris, France
Philagrafika’s 2008 Artist Portfolio, featured artist
Cosmic Squid, a commissioned project for The Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Salad Days 3, video screening curated by Christopher Y. Lew, Artists Space, NY
Hello Cleveland, Publico, Cincinnati, Ohio
Hello Cleveland, Publico, Cincinnati, Ohio
2007 Disappearance, The Art Institute, Philadelphia
Death Bizarre, Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY
A.R.S. Performance at The Powel House, a Landmarks Contemporary Project, Philadelphia, PA
2006 PULSAR, Caracas Contemporary Museum of Art, Venezuela, Caracas
ever and over, Publico, Cincinnati, Ohio
Video Selections, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Video Lounge, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Proof, Video Festival, SPE Mid-Atlantic Conference, George Mason University, VA
Faux Show, Ester Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
prog:ME,  Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
radius 250, Art Space, Richmond, VA
Rencontres Internationales, Berlin, Germany
The 14th Philadelphia International Film   Festival, April 7-20, 2005
2004 Rencontres Internationales Paris, October 28- November 7th, Paris, France
Erasure, In-conjunction with The Big Nothing, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
The Stray Show, a project of Thomas Blackman Associates, Chicago, IL
Post-Pastoral, The Brattleboro Museum of Art, VT
Drowned In Mine Own Tears, The Prince Music Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
The Black Maria Film Festival, Jersey City University (a traveling film festival), Jersey City, NJ
2003 Surface Tension, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Killer Kartoons, Vox Populi, curated by Matthew Suib, Philadelphia, PA
Streaming Cinema 3.0—the future of film, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
In a Silent Way, curator, The Main Line Arts Center, Haverford, PA


2010 Sue Spaid, Nadia Hironaka / Matthew Suib, Art US, #29, September 2010
Edith Newhall, Summer Whiteout, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 11th, 2010
Roberta Fallon, Whiteout, The Philadelphia Weekly, July 13th, 2010
Edith Newhall, Dreamhouse, The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 25th, 2010
Jonathan Wallis, PERSPECTIVE: “Post-Revolutionary Selections” at the Powel House Museum, City Paper, April 28th, 2010
2009 Leah Ollman, Getting Sucked into ‘Black Hole’, Los Angeles Times, August 14th, 2009
Ptah Gabrie, Flux Capacity, Philadelphia City Paper, April 14th, 2009
2008 Sarah Kessler, CRITICS’ PICKS: Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib at TELIC, Artforum website, August 3
Edith Newhall, Videodrome, The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 4
2007 Joy Manning, Reel Time: Nadia Hironaka, InStyle: Philadelphia, December 2007
2006 Laura James, Silent Drama, City Beat, Cincinnati, October 19
Featured Artist, Wonkavision, September 2006
Afternoon at the movies, Culture Shock, Philadelphia City Paper, April 20
Carrie Smith, Blob inspires The Late Show, The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 1
Fine Arts: The Late Show, BUCKS: Art, Culture & Lifestyle Magazine, March/April
Roberta Fallon, Spring Guide 2006: Art, Philadelphia Weekly, March 22
The Late Show, limited edition artist book, Hironaka & Foster
2005 Susan Hagen, Domestic Arts, The Philadelphia City Paper, May 5
2004 Roberta Fallon, Thinking Outside the Vox, Philadelphia Weekly, October 13
Roberta Fallon, Young At Art, Philadelphia Weekly, June 30
Edward J. Sozanski, Out of nothingness appears what?, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 2
Roberta Fallon, The A-List, Erasure, Philadelphia Weekly, June 30
Susan Hagen, Erasure, The Philadelphia City Paper, April 29
2003 October Itinerary, Sculpture Magazine, Vol.22 No.8, October
Edward J. Sozanski, New Technologies, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September
Roberta Fallon, Sirens Song, Philadelphia Weekly, April 23
Roberta Fallon, Silent Movie, Philadelphia Weekly, February 26
Robert Strauss, In a Silent Way, Art Matters, February

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

2009 Professional Development Grant, Pew Fellowships in the Arts
2008 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, New Media
Artist grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation
Artist residency, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
2007 Interdisciplinary Planning and Development Grant, Philadelphia Center for Arts and Heritage
2006 Pew Fellowship in the Arts
Black Maria Film Festival, Director’s Citation
2005 Experimental Television Center, artist in residence, Owego, NY
prog:ME, video artist award, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
2004 Black Maria Film Festival, Director’s Choice award


1999 MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
1997 BFA, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA