RICK SHIOMI is an internationally recognized, award-winning Japanese Canadian playwright, stage director, artistic director and taiko artist.  

Selected Publications about Rick Shiomi’s Life and Work

“Art Talk with Playwright & Director Rick Shiomi”

Rebecca Gross, National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works Blog, May 31, 2016, 

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Rick Shiomi:  2015 Distinguished Artist

The McKnight Foundation:   Commemorative book featuring essays about his local, national, and international influence as a theater artist, director, musician, and mentor; with chronology of his work and life; currently available on The McKnight Foundation website 

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“Rick Shiomi Carving a Space...”

“Rick Shiomi Carving a Space: A Playwright-Turned-Artistic Director Fosters Asian-American Theatre in the Heart of the Prairie,” American Theatre Magazine, Vol. 26, No. 1, January, 2009

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