Midori Arai, born in 1992, graduated from the Department of Fine Arts, Painting Course, at Tokyo Zokei University in 2015. In 2022, she completed her master's degree in Oil Painting at the Graduate School of Arts and Crafts, Kyoto University of the Arts. She focuses on traces of unconscious movements and the finite nature of the body. Using techniques that physically evoke and re-experience the act of drawing for viewers, she questions the essence of life and time.

<Main Solo Show>

2022“Blinking Synonyms” biscuit gallery, Tokyo
2023“Sustained Line” FOAM CONTEMPORARY, Ginza SIX, Tokyo

<Main Group Show>

2023 “Contraction and Removal” HIRO OKAMOTO GALLERY (Tokyo, Japan)
2023“Vagueness / Waving Rhythms” GALLERY HAYASHI+ART BRIDGE (Tokyo)
2024“TAIWA vol.1 -Proiect to smelt utopia-” blend studio (Osaka)
2024“Silent Resonancel” Galerie Lulla (Los Angeles)
2024 “ART ONE&ONLY” GALLERY HAYASHI+ART BRIDGE booth, SETEC, Seoul

Main Awards

2020Selected, TURNER AWARD
2022Excellent Prize, Graduate School Completion Exhibition, Kyoto University of Arts