SHINNOSUKE TOJO

PROFILE

1978Born in Nagano, Japan
2004Tokyo University of Art and Design art department comparison forming graduation
2005Completion of research student of Tokyo zoukei University
Currently, based in Kanagawa, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITION

2021“10.93827160493827” Fomo, Taipei
2020“Sparrow-colored Supper” TUTAYA Bookstore Ginza6, Tokyo
“Back of The meat pie” Faro, Tokyo
“↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← →BA!” NEWoMan Shinjuku, Tokyo
“IN THROUGH THE MOUTH REACHING” Koumimachi Kougen Museum of Art , Nagano
2018“Square×Square” cohju contemporary art, Kyoto
“Cover up the koko” Spiral Aoyama, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021“The Vision of Shade” AURA +, Shanghai
2020“Joureny of Painting vol.5” MA2Gallery, Tokyo
“Japanesque!” Dai-ichi Life Group, Tokyo
2019/2017/2015/2013/2011/2009/2007
Biennial Nakanozyou, Gunma
“VOCA” Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
“Convective Scenery 2018” 53museum, Chaina
2018“Shell Art Award” National Art Center, Tokyo
“SICF18 Winner Exhibition” /Spiral Aoyama, Tokyo
2016“Sharing the Future” Chiang Mai, Thailand
2014“Mount Fuji Biennial” Fuji, Shizuoka
2013“Arafudo Art Annual” Fukushima
“Matsushiro Alternative” IkedaMasuoArtMusiam, Nagano
2008“THE EAST and THE EAST” The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
“Busan International Environmental Art Festival 2008” Busan

ACCOLADES

2019Grand Prix VOCA, The Ueno Royal Museum
2017Grand Prix SICF18 Spiral  
2005Yamamoto Kanae Print Awards

ART FAIRS

2018“Seattle Art Fair” USA
“Volta 14” Basel, Switzerland
2017“Sydney Art Fair” Australia
2016“UNTITLD” Maiami, USA
“Art Stage Jakarta” Indonesia
“ArtFair London 2016” London
“Art Stage Singapore” Singapore
2015“Daegu art fair” Daegu, Korea

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Koumi-machi Kougen Museum of Art
Dai-ichi Life Group
Ascott Hotel
Hotel Okura
The ParkHouse Hiroohazawa

GENSHO SUGAHARA

PROFILE

1993Born in Tokyo, Japan
2016Graduated from Tokyo Zokei University
2018Graduated the masters program at the Tokyo Zokei University of fine arts
Currently, based in Chiba, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITION

2021“Superficial Sensation” Gallery FOMO, Taipei
2020“anonym” EUKARYOTE, Tokyo
2017“People of Tokyo” Hideharu Fukasaku Gallery Roppongi, Tokyo
2016“invisible” TAV GALLERY, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021“When the Distant Stars Shine” TX Huaihai, Shanghai
“An Empty Vessel” MA2 GALLERY, Tokyo
2020“KIRINJI” Gallery UG, Tokyo
“appropriate distance” GINZA TSUTAYA BOOKS ART WALL GALLERY, Tokyo
“input /output” GINZA TSUTAYA BOOKS ATRIUM, Tokyo
2019“Collectors’ Collective vol.1” MEDEL GALLERY SHU, Tokyo
“SHIBUYA STYLE vol.13” Seibu Shibuya Art Gallery, Tokyo
“The Hidden God” Kiyoshi Art Space, Tokyo
“MID CORE” TAV GALLERY, Tokyo
“Busan Annual Market of Art 2019” BEXCO, Busan
“The Metamorphosis” EUKARYOTE, Tokyo
“CVJ Workplace Art Project” Yahoo Japan Corporation, Tokyo
2018“Day to Touch Voices in Beauty” GINZA TSUTAYA BOOKS ATRIUM, Tokyo
“NAKAMA de ART” Imperial Hotel Plaza, Tokyo
“Busan Annual Market of Art 2018” BEXCO, Busan
“YOUNG ARTIST EXHIBITION 2018” EUKARYOTE, Tokyo
“Future Artist Tokyo-Switch Room-” Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
2017“Gunma Youth Biennale 2017” Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Gunma

RESIDENCE WORK

2018“CVJ Workplace Art Project” Yahoo Japan Corporation, Tokyo

ACCOLADE

2017An encouragement prize of the Gunma Youth Biennale 2017

YUAN FANGZHOU

PROFILE

1995Born in Liaoning, China
2018Graduated from Tsinghua University, B. A. in Academy of Arts & Design, Beijing, China
2018-Young member, Japan Glass Artcrafts Associstion(JGAA), Tokyo, Japan
2020-4th, The Creator Scholarship of Kuma Foundation, Japan
2021Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, M.F.A in Glass Course in a Graduate School, Tokyo, Japan
Enrolled in Tokyo University of the Arts, Ph.D. in Glass Course in a Graduate School, Tokyo, Japan
Currently, based in Ibaraki

SOLO EXHIBITION

2021“The nonentity within the entity” DECAMERON, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021“69th Tokyo University of the Arts Graduation Works Exhibitions” Faculty of Arts, Graduate School of Fine Arts Master’s Program, Tokyo
“GEIDAI ART PLAZA 15th AWARDS” Tokyo
“The 24th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art” Kanagawa
“KUMA EXHIBITION 2021” Tokyo
“The 1st MIYAWAKA INTERNATIONAL TRIENNALE TRAIART” Fukuoka
“A world after pandemic-positive utopia” Tokyo
“Glass ’21 in Japan” Tokyo
2020“GEIDAI ART PLAZA 14th AWARDS” Tokyo
“Glass Course Exhibition” Glass Wonderland, Tokyo
“2020 ASYAAF” Seoul, Korea
“8th Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition in Sanyo Onoda” Yamaguchi
“Creator Sculpture Series Vol. 7: Foreign Students and Young Artists” The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo, Tokyo
2019“International Cultural Inheritance and Innovation Exhibition of Arts and Crafts” Tokyo
2018“Glass Art Exhibition for Chinese Higher Ed. Institutes” Guangzhou
“Blue Coast 2018 Yantai Contemporary Art Exhibition” Yantai
“International Exchange Exhibition 2018 A3 Project” Taiwan
“Undergraduate Work Exhibition Of Academy of Arts & Design” Tsinghua University, Beijing
“The 14th Oita Asian Sculpture Contest” Japan
“Fusion & Crossover The Contemporary Glass Art Triennial” China
“The Start of A Long Journey Outstanding Works By Graduates of 2018 From Key Art Academies In China” Beijing
“The 4rd New Crafts International Artists Group Exhibition And Academic Seminar” People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Bangladesh
2017“International Contest of Glass Schools” Junior Glass Ways, CZE
“The 3rd New Crafts International Emerging Artists Group Exhibition & Symposium” Shanghai
“Hangzhou International Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition” Hangzhou
2016“Tianyuan IGAF 2016 Glass & Ice” Hebei, China

ACCOLADES

2021Accepted at “GEIDAI ART PLAZA 15th AWARDS”
Accepted at “The 24th Exhibition of Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art”
The Harada Prize Scholarship Fund from Tokyo University of the Arts
Accepted at “The 1st MIYAWAKA TRIENNALE TRAiART”
2020Accepted at “GEIDAI ART PLAZA 14th AWARDS”
Accepted at 8th Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition in Sanyo Onoda”
2018Excellent Graduate Works of Art Design Specialized Subject of Tsinghua University
Excellent Graduation Thesis of Tsinghua University
Excellence Prize, The 14th Oita Asian Sculpture Contest, Japan
2017“China National Scholarship” China
“Newcomer Prize, The 3rd New Crafts International Emerging Artists Group Exhibition & Symposium” China

OTHERS

Almanac of Chinese Sculpture (2019), Chinese Sculpture Magazine

COLLECTIONS

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The People’s Republic of China, China
Asakura Fumio Museum, Japan

DAISUKE IDA

PROFILE

1987 Born in Tottori, Japan
2015Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, M.F.A. in The Graduated School of Fine Arts
2016MAD artist practice
Currently, based in Tokyo, Japan

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019“The covered finger” TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY, Osaka
2018“Photo Sculpture” 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo
2016“Honey,it is my home” Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo
2015“NOWHERE” Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021“Tokyo Biennale 2020/2021”, Tokyo
2020Public Device -Symbolism and Permanence of Sculpture”, The University Art Museum / TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, Tokyo
2019“Patching (and Darning)” TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY, Osaka
2018“FUJINOYAMA BIENNALE 2016” Fuji City, Shizuoka
2017“Haiku-Sculpture 2017”| Joshibi University of Art and Design Museum, Kanagawa
“LOVE LOVE SHOW The second” Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori
2016“FUJINOYAMA BIENNALE 2016” Fuji City, Shizuoka
“Sculpture – anachronism & flash” The University Art Museum, Tokyo
“Chaos*Lounge: The Gates of Hell” Iwaki City, Fukushima
“Aesthetic Order” MAKII MASARU FINE ARTS, Tokyo
“19th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art” Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki
2015“TRANS ARTS TOKYO 2015” Kanda, Tokyo
“Chaos*Lounge: Dies Irae” Iwaki City, Fukushima
“Tokyo Wonder Wall 2015” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
“CAF 2015 ART AWARDS” 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo

ACCOLADES

201619th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art 2016
2015CAF 2015 ART AWARDS
Tokyo Wonder Wall 2015
2014AAC2014 grand prize

OTHERS

2018Nomura foundation grant

RIE SHINNO

PROFILE

1994Born in Mie, Japan
2015Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences in Fashion Design
2018Graduated from Nagoya Zokei University of Art and Design, B.F.A in Contemporary Art Couse
2020Graduated from Musashino Art University, M.F.A. in Sculpture Course
Currently, based in Saitama, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020“untitled” gallery DEN5, Tokyo
2019“a fresh pleasant, feeling” Tokyo Zokei University Alternative Spaces mime, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021“ART@DAIMARU(BEAMS×mui Lab)” DAIMARU KYOTO, Kyoto
2020“CAF AWARD 2020” Daikanyama Hill Side Terrace, Tokyo
“ShiftOperation Tokyo workflow” CAVE AYUMI GALLERY, Tokyo
“Graduation Exhibition of 5 Art Universities in Tokyo” The National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
“Selected Works from Musashino Art University Degree Show” Musashino Art University M&L, Tokyo
2019“Yukurika” See Saw gallery+hibit, Aichi
“If a kangaroo runs” Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo
“The 14th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2019” The Museum of Modern Art Gunma, Gunma
2018“Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design Graduation Exhibition” Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design, Aichi
2017“Minokamo annual 2017 On location” Minokamo City Museum, Gihu

ACCOLADES

2020“CAF AWARD 2020 block on wax” Kohei Nawa Jury Prize
2019Accepted at “The 14th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2019 Gummed tape on the block”
2018“Nagoya Zokei University of Art and Design Graduation Exhibition”  Momomikai Award

TAISHI NISHI

PROFILE

1983Born in Osaka, Japan
2006Graduated from Osaka University of Arts, B.F.A. in Painting Course
2015Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts, M.F.A. in Oil Painting Course
Currently, based in Shizuoka, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020“GHOST DEMO” SHISEIDO GALLERY, Tokyo
“Looking at the Other Side of the Moon” Finch Arts, Kyoto
2018“NIGHT SEA JORNEY” GALLERY ZERO, Osaka
2017“CONDUCTOR” GALLERY ZERO, Osaka
2016“Kuroie” ARTZONE, Kyoto

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021“Aliens 2” FINCH ARTS, Kyoto
2020“Rollin’ Rollin” FINCH ARTS, Kyoto
“EL MUNDO ALUCINANTE” GALLERY ZERO, Osaka
2019“Nana Funo + Taishi Nishi -An incident touched the bottom-” 2kw gallery, Shiga
2018“Curse and Celebrate” KUNST ARZT, Kyoto
2018-2017“Taishi Nishi + Yosuke Yano-Thorn of Comfort-” 8/ ART GALLERY / TOMIO KOYAMA GALEERY, Tokyo
2017“KCUA Transmit Program 2017” Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KUCA, Tokyo
“LINES” GALLERY ZERO, Osaka
2016“400 Years of Rinpa-Rinpa Forever-” The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto
2015“Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2015”, Marunouchi Building Marucube, Tokyo, Japan
“Art Osaka 2015 selected Show”, Hotel Granvia Osaka, Osaka, Japan
2014“Working!” Galerie 16, Kyoto
2013“Cho – Kyoto 2013” Contemporary Art Fair, Machiya in Kyoto – Model House Exhibition KYOMO,Kyoto
“RAKUBI Exhibition” Kyoto City Rakuyu Junior High School, Kyoto
2012“Prime number – Japanese contemporary Art to Raahe”, Galleria Myötätuuli, Raahe, Finland

ACCOLADES

2020shiseido art egg
2016Selected at Shell Art Award 2016
2015Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2015 – Grand Prix

OTHERS

2014Bank of Kyoto Artist Support Program

COLLECTIONS

Bank of Kyoto

KOTAO TOMOZAWA

PROFILE

1999Born in Bordeaux, France
2018Enrolled in Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Painting, Oil Painting Course
Currently, based in Tokyo, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021“caché” HANKYU MEN’S TOKYO tagboat, Tokyo
2020“Pomme d’amour” mograg gallery, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021“TAGBOAT ARTSHOW” HANKYU MEN’S TOKYO, Tokyo
“It’s not that time yet” Soei Gallery, Tokyo
2020“remix” 3331artschiyoda, Tokyo
“Shibuya Style” Shop or Department Store in The Shibuya area, Tokyo
“WAVE2020” 3331artschiyoda, Tokyo
“MIND THE GAP” THE Blank GALLERY, Tokyo
“Mocozo × Art Exhibition” Pearl Bookshop & Gallery, Tokyo
“silence” Meguro Museum of Art Kumin Gallery, Tokyo
“Paper Insect Collection Exhibition” billiken gallery, Tokyo
“Axe Cover Exhibition” billiken gallery, Tokyo
“tororoen II” trance pop gallery, Tokyo
“Geidai Art Plaza Grand Prize 2020” geidai art plaza, Tokyo
2019“/” Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo
“WAVE2019” 3331artschiyoda, Tokyo
“Exhibition of 2019 Keiichiro Kume Scholarship Winners” yuga gallery, Tokyo
“Tokyo Independents” Tokyo University of the Arts Exhibition Hall, Tokyo
“tororoen” ( Exhibition with Mimiyo Tomozawa) billiken gallery, Tokyo
2018“Ganguro farm” (Exhibition with Andy Bolus) UPLINK SHIBUYA, Tokyo

ACCOLADES

2020Selected for Art Plaza Grand Prize, Tokyo University of the Arts
2019Kume Award

RYOKO KUMAKURA

PROFILE

1991Born in Tokyo, Japan
2014Bachelor of Fine Arts, Department of Painting, Oil Painting Course of Tama Art University, Tokyo
Currently, based in Tokyo, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019“coniunctio” MEDEL GALLERY SHU (The Imperial Hotel Plaza), Tokyo
2018“Pseudomer” RED AND BLUE GALLERY, Tokyo
2016“PICTOMANCY” RED AND BLUE GALLERY, Tokyo
2013“Frame In-out” GALLERY KINGYO, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019“STATION! in PACK 2019” Post Territory Ujeongguk, Seoul
“MID CORE” TAV GALLERY, Tokyo
2018“DI-VISION/0“ TAV GALLERY, Tokyo
“ANOTHER LENS” Break Station Gallery, JR Ueno Station, Tokyo
2017“Mikan-yama Sketchbook” See Saw Gallery +hibit, Nagoya
Japan Arts Foundation Scholarship Students Exhibition “SO” Gaien Campus of Kyoto University of Art and Design and Tohoku University of Art and Design, Tokyo
2016“Yoshiwara Super Art Service” in former Yoshiwara area, Tokyo
2015“Shibuya Style vol.9” Seibu Shibuya Art Gallery, Tokyo
“Shibukaru Matsuri 2015” PARCO Museum, Tokyo
“ASIA WEEK NEW YORK” Bernarducci Meisel Gallery & Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York
2014“PLANET JAM” MASATAKA CONTEMPORARY, Tokyo
“That I shall say good night till it be morrow.” Shinjuku Ophthalmologist Gallery, Tokyo

ACCOLADES

2019Accepted at “The 14th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2019”
2017Accepted at “FACE 2016” Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Art Award Exhibition
2014Ichiro Fukuzawa Prize, Tama Art University Graduation Exhibition
2011Silver Prize, “Art Award of Kanagawa pref”.

OTHERS

2017Special Lecture in Wako University
2016Talk Show Related to Solo Exhibition “PICTOMANCY” by Michio Hayashi (Art Historian and Professor of Sophia University) and Mare Isakari (Art Critic)
2013Japan Arts Foundation scholarship student

HOKUTO ICHIBAYASHI

PLOFILE

1992Born in Ishikawa, Japan
2015Graduated from Kyoto Seika University, Department of Japanese painting Currently, based in Tokyo, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021“Outer World” THE blank GALLERY, Tokyo
2020“Outer World” MARCO, Osaka
“The tower” daitokai, Tokyo
2019“The tower” FUJII DAIMARU, Kyoto
2018“Melee close in” Anagra, Tokyo
2017“Fighter” argument gallery, Tokyo
“Weird and wonderful” FALO, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020“Input/Output” GINZASIX GINZA TSUTAYA BOOKS, Tokyo
2019“VIEWS and FACES” THE blank GALLERY, Tokyo
2018“memento mori” L’illustre Galerie LE MO NDE, Tokyo
“Epic painters vol.4” THE blank GALLERY, Tokyo

OTHERS

2019In charge of artwork for the jacket of LOSTAGE & bacho split
In charge of artwork for the wall print of Nike Osaka.

AI MAKITA

PLOFILE

1985Born in Chiba, Japan
2008Graduated from Tsukuba University, B.F.A. in Art and Design
2013Graduated from Tokyo University of Arts, M.F.A. in Art and Education

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020“Artifact” Mitsukoshi Nihombashi, Tokyo
2019Ai Makita exhibition “Forms” Chiba bank gallery, Tokyo
2018“Reflect on 10 years- Ai Makita” Karuizawa New Art Museum, Nagano
2017 “Works in New York” Spiral, Tokyo
“Moving” Gallery Inage, Chiba
“Gradation” Gallery Vask, Manila
2015“Behave As a Named Existence” Roentgenwerke AG, Tokyo
2013“13・17” Ai Kowada Gallery, Tokyo
“SIGNS OF LIFE” Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo
2012“Jewels” Gallery Kunimatsu, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 “This is now” ANA Inter Continental Tokyo, Tokyo
“Art Cake Online Group Presentation” Art Cake, New York
2019“Assorted Chocolates” ANA Inter Continental Tokyo, Tokyo
“Self-Portrait as Mirror-Mirror as Self-Portrait” Artinformal, Manila
2019“Assorted chocolates, ANA Inter Continental Tokyo, Tokyo
2018“Shuttlecock” ANA Inter Continental Tokyo, Tokyo
“Ignorance and Visualization” Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo
2017“Silos” ART3 Gallery, New York
“In Organic: Emerging Japanese Artist in New York” Residence of Japanese Ambassador, New York
2016“Chronicle,Chronicle!” Creative Center Osaka, Osaka
2015“Speak Soft, Listen Hard” Gallery Underground, Manila
“RAN-SHO KOH-JUTSU chapterⅥ” Gallery Ten, Kanazawa
“Sou-zou Kaigan INAGE” Gallery Inage, Chiba
“18th. Taro Okamoto Award” Okamoto Taro Museum, Kanagawa
2014“HYOH-BYOH KOH-JUTSU chapterⅤ”Spiral Garden, Tokyo
“Future Exhibition – Collaboration of art universities” Nichido Garo, Tokyo
“1st. Terrada Art Award” T-Art Gallery, Tokyo
2013“TOH-KAI KOH-JUTSU chapterⅣ” Spiral Garden, Tokyo
“Graduation Show” Museum of Tokyo National University of The Arts, Tokyo
2012“Art Award Next 2012” Tokyo Art Club, Tokyo
“C-DEPOT 2012 Tokyo-Yokohama” Red Brick Warehouse, Kanagawa
2011“Nine Colors” Seibu Shibuya, Tokyo

ART FAIRS

2019Taipei Dangdai, Taipei Nangang District, Taipei
2018Art Miami, One Herald Plaza, Miami
Art Fair TOKYO2018, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
2017Art Taipei 2017, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei
2016Art Taipei 2016, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei
2015Infinity Japan Contemporary Art Show, Shin Kong Mitsukoshi, Taichu
2014Art Nagoya 2014, Westin Nagoya Hotel, Aichi
2013Art Fair TOKYO2013, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
2012Art Fair TOKYO2012, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
Art Taipei 2012, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei
2011Art Kyoto 2011, Hotel Monterey Kyoto, Kyoto

RESIDENCIES

2020Art Cake, New York
2019Shortlisted for Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam
Varda Artist in Residency, Sausalito
2018Varda Artist in Residency, Sausalito
2017Residency Unlimited, New York

ACCOLADES

2017Fellowship grant from Pola Art Foundation
2015Prize at the 18th. Taro Okamoto Award, Taro Okamoto Museum
Artistic Cultural Award in Chiba city, Chiba city foundation
2014Prize at the 1st. Terrada Art Award, Warehouse Terrada
2013Selected for Collection Prize at Graduation Show, Tokyo National University of The Arts

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Tokyo National University of Arts
Takahashi Collections

PRESS AND INTERVIEWS

2019Toru Kitahara ”Drawing A Wonderful Light” PLEASE12
Robert Anton Patterson ”Interview: Ai Makita” Leafbox
http://leafbox.com/post/182585461040/interview-ai-makita
2017Ronald Mabanag, Christopher Juan “Sublime rage against the machines:
Ai Makita” Handpicked by Ron and Chris: https://handpickedbyronandchris.blogspot.com/2017/01/sublime-rage-against-machines-ai-makita.html
2013Taisuke Shimanuki “Contemporary Sublime” ART NAVI