bio

日本語

1979  Born in Osaka, Japan
1997-2001 B.A. Sculpture Course, School of Art & Design, University of Tsukuba | Japan
2002-2004 M.A. Sculpture Course, Graduate School of Art, Kyoto City University of Arts | Japan

|Grants|
2015  Art at the Heart winner, Shire of East Pilbara, Australia
2014  The Sakuyakonohana prize, Osaka, Japan
2012  Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators, Agency for Cultural Affairs
2011  Received a research grant from Pola Art Foundation to study in London, England
2010  The Pollock – Krasner Foundation
2009  IASK Asia Pacific Artists Fellowship, National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea
2007  1st SHUO foundation
          Taro prize, The 10th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art
2006  Second prize, JEANS FACTORY ART AWARD 2006
          9th Japan Media Arts Festival, Examination committee recommendation work, Art Division
2005  Grand prix, AMUSE ART JAM 2005 in KYOTO

|Selected solo exhibitions|
2019  reverse of volume / Weber State University Shaw Gallery, Ogden | USA
2018  Hidden Landscapes / COCONINO Center for the Arts, Flagstaff | USA
          reverse of volume / Galerie Virginie Louvet, Paris | France
          casting invisible / Art Dubai Residents, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai | UAE
2017  vertical emptiness / Kulanshi Art Space, Astana | Kazakhstan
          Edges / ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka | Japan
2016  reverse of volume / Arte Sella, Borgo Valsugana | Italy
          vertical volume / The Mine, Dubai | UAE
2015  contour of gravity / Gallery OUT of PLACE TOKIO, Tokyo | Japan
          penetrating bowl / Kyoto University of Art and Design, Geijutu-kan, Kyoto | Japan
2014  empty sculpture / ARTCOURT GALLERY, Osaka | Japan
2012  inner space / The Wilfrid Israel Museum, Hazorea | Israel
          reverse of volume / Rice Gallery, Houston | USA
2011  reverse of volume / Aichi Prefectural Museum, Nagoya | Japan
2010  reverse of volume / Vermont Studio Center Red Mill Gallery, Johnson | USA
          reverse of volume / KINOKINO Centre for Art and Film, Sandnes | Norway
2008  dairy distance / Sølyst Artists in Residence Centre, Jyderup | Denmark
2007  space between face and reverse / PANTALOON, Osaka | Japan
2006  visible / Sfera Exhibition, Kyoto | Japan
2005  breath nebula / INAX GALLERY 2, Tokyo | Japan
2004  restriction sight / neutron B1 GALLERY, Kyoto | Japan
2003  thing of darkness / GALLERY b.TOKYO, Tokyo | Japan

|Selected group exhibitions|
2019  Negative Space / ZKM, Karlsruhe | Germany
          Roppongi Art Night / Roppongi Hills West Walk, Tokyo | Japan
          Continuous Refle(a)ction / Riverside Art Museum, Beijing | China
          LOST IN PLAY 2 / East Bund・Minsheng Art Wharf, Shanghai | China
          The ACG Collection / ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka | Japan
2018  5 Rooms II – The Truth is in The Air / Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama | Japan
          THE MOON / Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek | Denmark
     Water and Land Niigata Art Festival 2018 / Bandaijima Multipurpose Plaza, Niigata | Japan
           Primal Water / Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas|USA
2017  On the Art of Building a Teahouse / Neues Museum, Nuremberg | Germany
          Art at the Heart 2017 / East Pilbara Art Centre, Newman | Australia
          Working Title Festival / Recyclart, Brussels | Belgium
2016  Islamic Arts Festival / Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah | UAE
          Tatsuno Art Project / Former Tatsuno soy-source trade association, Tatsuno | Japan
          Maintenant / Les Champs Libres, Rennes | France
          Materiality – Immateriality Design&Innovation / Kyoto ddd gallery, Kyoto | Japan
          SURFACING EARTH / Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg | Sweden
          Fresh Paint 8 International Exhibition – Tilted / Yarid Hamizrach, Tel Aviv | Israel
2015  VIDE ET PLEIN  / Espace Commines, Paris| France
          Erosion / Transfiguration / Zuiun-an, Kyoto | Japan
          RELIEF(S) / Frac Centre, Orléans | France
2014  In Search of Critical Imagination / Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka | Japan
2013  Mono No Aware. Japanese Contemporary Art / The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg | Russia
          HANARART 2013 / Asai’s winery, Yamatokoriyama | Japan
          dreamscape – La porte de l’écume / Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto | Japan
2012  agorà – Miniartextil / Villa Olmo, Como | Italy
2011  Ways of Worldmaking / The National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka | Japan
2010  Art Court Frontier #8 / ARTCOURT GALLERY, Osaka | Japan
2009  Against The Sculptural / Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul | Korea
          HOME / Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori | Japan
2008  point éphémère / Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo | Japan
          Eyes Curiosity – Japanese Contemporary Art / Soka Contemporary Space, Taipei | Taiwan
2007  ARTS CHALLENGE 2007 / AICHI ARTS CENTER, Nagoya | Japan
2006  Remove a sign. piano, piano / Osaka Port Red Brick Warehouse, Osaka | Japan
2005  Selected Artists in Kyoto 2005 -New Wave- / Kyoto Cultural Museum, Kyoto | Japan
2003  7th GUNMA BIENNALE FOR YOUNG ARTIST 2003 / The Museum of Modern Art, Takasaki | Japan