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

REIKO KINOSHITA

PROFILE

1982Born in Kumamoto prefecture, Japan.
2007Graduated from Musashino Art University, BA in Department of oil painting
2004Graduated from Musashino Art University, MA in Department of painting, painting course.
Currently, based in Tokyo, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019KEI -distant-” Gallery crossing, Gifu
2018“There was evening and there was morning” LOOP HOLE, Tokyo
2017“Day behavior” HAGISO, Tokyo
“Fluent device” switch point, Tokyo
2016“Daylight hours” komagome1-14ca, Tokyo
2015“A spot in the sun” Kiyosu City Haruhi Art Museum, Aichi
2014“Follow the fold : Artist Residence ProjectVol.11” HOTEL&RESIDENCE ROPPONGI, Tokyo
“Fish under the float” Gallery Barco, Tokyo
2012“Whispered in the noise” LOOP HOLE, Tokyo
“Why is there something rather than nothing?” Shinjuku Ophthalmologist Gallery, Tokyo
2010“Ambiguous outline” Shinjuku Ophthalmologist Gallery, Tokyo
2006“Tokyo scenery” hair salon-kief, Tokyo
2005“For the boat to float” loft gallery, Tokyo
“String Figure AYATORI” KURA Gallery, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020“Utsusu” Duo Exhibition, Second2., Tokyo
“LOOP HOLE 15th Anniversary Exhibition” LOOP HOLE, Tokyo
2017“Spring Fever” Komagome SOKO, Tokyo
2015“LOOP HOLE 10th anniversary exhibition” Fuchu Green Plaza Annex Gallery, Tokyo
2014“FUCHU OF MADNESS” LOOP HOLE, Tokyo
“Eclipse” Pinacoteca Sao Caetano do sul, Sao Caetano, Brazil
2013“DAI CHU SHOW – today’s abstract” Citizen’ s Gallery of Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo
“Imago Mundi” Fondazione Querini Stampali, Venetia
2012“CHOCOLATS DES FUCHU (-2010)” LOOPHOLE, Tokyo
“The 7th Kiyosu City Haruhi Painting Triennale” Kiyosu City Haruhi Arti Museum, Aichi
“WONDER SEED 2012(-2011)” Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo
“Visible gift / Invisible gift” ROGOS GALLERY, Tokyo
2011“TOKYO WONDER WALL Contest 2012” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
2009“Other Painting” WAH CENTER, NY
2008“YONG ARTISTS BOOK FAIR” KINOKUNIYA BOOK STORE, Printed Matter, NY
“OTHER PAINTING” Supreme Trading, NY
“World Rhythm Summit” LE DECO, Tokyo
“The Drawing Exhibition JOY” Pax Arts Asia, Beijing
“Sustainable art project connections” Former Sakamoto Elementary School, Tokyo

ACCOLADES

2013The 7th Kiyosu Haruhi Painting Triennale Award of Excellence
2012The 22nd Holbein Scholarship

COLLECTIONS

Kiyosu City Haruhi Arti Museum, Aichi

YUKI YAMAMOTO

PLOFILE

1981Born in Obihiro, Japan
2007Graduated from Hokkaido University of Education graduation school
2012-2013lived in Berlin by Sapporo city Foundation for Arts and Cultural Promotion
2017naebono art studio Joint operation
Currently, based in Sapporo, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020“PLACE OF HELLO” MIKIKO SATO GALLERY,Hamburg
“Yuki Yamamoto Exhibition” Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Nasushiobara
2018“OHNE TITEL. WENN ÜBERHAUPT, DANN EINE HYPOTHESE: MALEREI ÜBER ÄQUIVALENTE DIFFERENZEN” MIKIKO SATO GALLERY,Hamburg
“Yuki Yamamoto Exhibition” Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Nasushiobara
2017“Yuki Yamamoto new paintings” Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Nasushiobara
2016“new paintings” Gallery Monma, Sapporo
2015“Multifaceted Acts” MIKIKO SATO GALLERY, Hamburg
“Yuki Yamamoto new paintings” Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Nasushiobara
2014“new paintings” Isetan Shinjyuku store, Tokyo
“new paintings” GALLERY MONMA, Sapporo
“Yuki Yamamoto new paintings” Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Nasushiobara
2013“Yuki Yamamoto Paintings” Rokkagei West 3 Branch, Obihiro
2012“Parallel Circles” MIKIKO SATO GALLERY, Hamburg
2011“Yuki Yamamoto works” Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Nasushiobara
“Graysone is dancing” Rokkkatei Fukuzumi Branch, Sapporo
KOHBUNDO ART CASE, Obihiro
2010“Plain Bubble” CAI02,Sapporo
2009JR TOWER ART BOX Yuki Yamamoto “visible/invisible” JR TOWER,Sapporo
2006“Yuki Yamamoto Paintings Exhibition” SAG, Sapporo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019“Grafting” naebono art studio, Sapporo
Art Space & Cafe Barrack, Seto
“Flatten Image Yuki Yamamoto & Taishi Urakawa Exhibition” Gallery Monma, Sapporo
2018“Shelf Life” OOTE41221, Matsumoto
“Spreading lusters” JR TOWER ART BOX Award Artists Exhibition, JR TOWER PLANIS HALL, Sapporo
2017“Sighting~ Amanatsu Aono×Shino Hisano×Yuki Yamamoto” Gallery Monma&ANNEX, Sapporo
“Japan Taiwan Cultural Exchange Exhibition Art Collection Exhibition Sensibility at Parts of Call”
T-Art Gallery, Tokyo
2015PARC5: Meeting Table PARC Library “Our time” CHI・KA・HO, Sapporo
“3331 ART FAIR 2015 Various Collectors’ Prizes” 3331Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo
2014“VOCA 2014” Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
2013“East Hokkaido Art File2013” Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art, Obihiro
2012“Case of the Paintings 2012final chapter” Polto Gallery, Sapporo
2011“Approach design and art” Room11, Sapporo
2010“Sapporo Art Stage 500m Museum” Subway Odori st.~Buscenter st.
“5th DAIKOKUYA contemporary art competition” Itamuro Onsen DAIKOKUYA, Tochigi
“International Plain-Air Meeting of Painters Symposium of Local Cultures” Stary, Satz
2009“GOLDEN COMPETITION 09’” O Museum,Tokyo
2008“SAG INTRODUCTION” Cafe HOUMURA Gallery,Sapporo
“FIX・MIX・MAX!2 TAKEDAsystem vol.009” Sapporo MIYANOMORI Museum, Sapporo
“on the wall/off the wall” STV North2street building, Sapporo
2007“TAKEDAsystem vol.008” Au Kuru, Sapporo
“1st FIX・MIX・MAX!AWARD” CAI, Sapporo
“post ship exhibition002” soso cafe, Sapporo
“Hokkaido University of Education Completion Exhibition” Hokkaido Clock Tower Gallery, Sapporo
2006“PLUS 1” Continental Gallery, Sapporo
“One! Double Art Parade” JR Tower, Sapporo
2004“Outrange” Free Space PRAHA, Sapporo
“OTONAYOUKI” GalleryBE&be, Nagoya
        CAP HOUSE, Kobe
        Free Space PRAHA, Sapporo

ACCOLADES, OTHERS

2015The 30th HOLBEIN Scholarship
2014Contemporary Art Foundation Grants
2012Sapporo City Foundation for Arts and Cultural Promotion
2011“AAW2011 1st Asian Art Way 2011 in SHANGHAI Grand Prix” Shanghai Band 1919, Shanghai
“Selected at 2011Rokka file” Rokka Library, Sapporo
2010“1st Prize at 5th DAIKOKUYA Contemporary Art Conpetition” Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Nasushiobara
2009“U35prize at GOLDEN COMPETITION O9’” O Museum, Tokyo
“Selected at 2009 Rokka file” Rokka Library, Sapporo
“2nd Prize at JR tower ART BOX” JR TOWER, Sapporo
2007“Selected at 1st FIX・MIX・MAX! AWARD” CAI, Sapporo
2005“1st prize at 80th DOTEN” Sapporo Citizenes Gallery, Sapporo

COLLECTIONS

Kienbaum collection, Cologne
Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Nasushiobara
ROKKATEI CONFECTIONERY CO.,LTD, Obihiro
Nayoro City University, Nayoro

NANAE MITOBE

PLOFILE

2011Graduated from Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design
Currently, based in Chiba, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019“I am yellow” Maki Fine Arts, Tokyo
2018“DEPTH ? Tranquil Pigment” florist gallery N, Aichi
2016“MITOBE Nanae Exhibition” gallery21yo-j, Tokyo
“DEPTH ? Tranquil Pigment” gallery N, Aichi
“APMoA project, ARCH vol.18: DEPTH – Dynamite Pigment” Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi
2014“ABRAHAM” LOOP HOLE, Tokyo
“Mitobe Nanae Solo Show” Gendai Heights Gallery Den .st, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020“HCN”, Tokyo International Gallery, Tokyo
‘’Holbein Scholarship Exhibition’’ Sato Museum, Tokyo
2019“Nanae Mitobe x Yosuke Takayama Exhibition ? Depth of Face” Kannai Bunko, Kanagawa
“Takahashi Collection | Art’s Home” Tsuruoka Art Forum, Yamagata
2018“Takahashi Collection ─ Face and Abstraction” Kiyoharu Art Colony, Yamanashi
2017“Artists’ Book Exhibition SENDAI ?? TOKYO” NADiff A/P/A/R/T, Tokyo; void+, Tokyo; Gallery TURNAROUND, Sendai
“ABraCaDabra” Ichihara Lakeside Museum, Chiba
“100100000000 Light Year Tunnel” Musee Hamaguchi Yozo: Yamasa Collection, Tokyo
“Museum Wonder Land 2017” Toyoshina Modern Art Museum, Nagano
“ART in PARK HOTEL TOKYO 2017” Park Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo
2015“The first decade of LOOP HOLE” Fuchu Green Plaza gallery, Tokyo
“Red body” T&S GALLERY / TIME & STYLE MIDTOWN
2014“Clever Hans” TALION \ GALLERY, Tokyo
Open space exhibition, Alternative Space Gell, Tokyo
“Desert Sketches” Burning Man exhibition tent, Black Rock City, Nevada
“FUCHU OF MADNESS” LOOP HOLE, Tokyo
2013“Bulletin” Nihon University College of Art, Ekoda campus, Tokyo
“since” T&S GALLERY / TIME & STYLE MIDTOWN, Tokyo
2012“16 Young Artists” Keiyudoh Gallery, Tokyo
“460 Exhibition” Yada Gallery, Aichi
“3331 Independents Scholarship Exhibition” 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo
“Chocolats des Fuchu 2012” LOOP HOLE, Tokyo
2011“Density II” Art Lab, Aichi
“Iconophobia ? Fascination and Fear of Images” Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art and florist・gallery N, Aichi
“BLUMEN GARTEN” LOOP HOLE, Tokyo

ACCOLADES

2019Holbein Scholarship
2013Prize recipient: Morikazu Kumagawa Award
2011Prize recipient: “2011 Chiyoda Arts Festival / 3331 Independents Scholarship Exhibition” O JUN special judge prize

COLLECTIONS

Aichi prefectural museum of art
Takahashi collection

KAZUHITO KAWAI

PLOFILE

1984Born in Ibaraki, Japan
2007Graduated from University of the Arts London, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Fine Art, B.A. (HONS)
2018Graduated from Kasama College of Ceramic Art
Currently, based in Ibaraki, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019Or impressionism, rusu, Meguro, Tokyo
The Kitsch, gallery, Tokyo
2018Naughty Loneliness, SOZO Salon, Tokyo
2017Freaks, House in Kasama, Ibaraki

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020“HCN”, Tokyo International Gallery, Tokyo
“SHOW ME” [TSUCHIKURE] with “LOOP FEELING”, Sokyo Gallery, Kyoto
“full Freon Tal nude”, Mitsukoshi Contemporary Gallery, Tokyo
2019Life as Present, L’Arbre à Plumes, Brussels, Belgium
±8- A Group Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics, SHOP Taka Ishii Gallery, Hong Kong

ART FAIRS

2020Frieze Los Angeles, Taka Ishii Gallery, Los Angeles
Taipei Connections, Sokyo Gallery, Online
Art Basel, Taka Ishii Gallery, Online
2019Design Miami, Sokyo Gallery, Miami
Art Basel in Miami Beach, Taka Ishii Gallery, Miami
Art Kyoto, Sokyo Gallery, Kyoto
2018Shu-Shu-Shu-Show, Spiral, t. gallery, Tokyo

ACCOLADES

2018Shibuya Awards 2018

COLLECTIONS

Takahashi Collections

KAI WATANABE

PLOFILE

1999Born in Rome, Italy
2017Enrolled in BA, UCLA School of Arts and Architecture, Design Media Arts
Currently, based in Los Angeles

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020“HCN”, Tokyo International Gallery, Tokyo
“Compressed Cinema” EDA, UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles
“From the Heartland”, UCLA LCC Theater Company, Online
2019Screening of “Creator’s Turmoil” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“Motion” at EDA, UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles
“Bruin ArtPop”, UCLA Kerckhoff Hall, Los Angeles