Biography

Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1969 and grown up in Kiryu City, Gumna
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Education

1996…

MA, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

1994…

BA, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2008…

Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum, Kyoto, Japan

2007…

"Akira Yamaguchi Exhibition", Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)
"Art de Saurõ: Aida Makoto and Yamaguchi Akira", The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

2006…

"Lagrange Point", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2005…

"Akira Yamaguchi", Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, Japan
"Review", TAKAHASHI Collection, Tokyo, Japan

2003…

Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2001…

"The joy of painting", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000…

Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1999…

"Shakkei (Backdrop) ", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1998…

"The Tea-ceremony Room with Chair," Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2007…

"Nihonga Metsubou-ron", C.Square, Chukyo University Art Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
"Heroes in Warrior Paintings", Nagano Prefectual Shinano Art Museum, Nagano, Japan (cat.)
"The Vision of Contemporary Art 2007", The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

2006…

"Contemporary Forms -Life & Art -: The forms of Intoxication", Higashi Hiroshima City Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan (cat.)

2005…

"Rising Sun, Melting Moon: Contemporary Art from Japan", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
"Villa YURINSO Special Open: AIDA Makoto / OZAWA Tsuyoshi / YAMAGUCHI Akira", Ohara Museum of Art Yurinso, Okayama, Japan (cat.)
"The Elegance of Silence: Contemporary Art from East Asia", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Kim Sunhee (cat.)

2004…

"Officina Asia", Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, curated by Francesco Bonami (cat.)
"Living Together is Easy", Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan; traveled to The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (cat.)
"MOT Annual 2004: Where do I come from? Where am I going? ", Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

2002…

"Japan in Blekinge", Olofstrom Art Exhibition Hall, Blekinge, Sweden

2001…

"S(h)itting in the mirror" Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000…

"Five Continents And One City", Museum of Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico

1999…

"A Window (Inside and Outside) ", Gwangju City Art Museum, Gwangju , South Korea (cat.)

Public Collections

Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan

The Museum of Modern Art Shiga, Shiga, Japan

Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Awards

2001…

Runner-up Prize, The 4th Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art, Japan