Biography

Born in Akita, Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Education

1985…

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

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009…

"Inter-Traveller", Kirishima Open Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
"Inter-Traveller", Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2008…

"The visitor from the alien world: Three days with a six-legged wolf in Kanazawa", shoutou-an and San-u-tei (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa), Nakamura-tei and Bai-an (Kanazawa Nakumura Memorial Museum), Ishikawa
"Hidden Mountain & the Lodge", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Mine is Yours", Takahashi Collection, Tokyo, Japan

2006…

"The planet is covered by silvery sleep", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Emergency Landing in Achi", Koubou-IKUKO, Okayama, Japan
"Chapter # 0", Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan (cat.)

2005…

"Emergency Landing in Mimio", NADiff, Tokyo, Japan
"Emergency Landing in the Meadow", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2002…

"Outside Over There", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2001…

"Thousands of Rough Sketches", Breathing, AXIS Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000…

"Awakening from the Cold Glitter", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997…

"SOFT", AXIS Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009…

"Neoteny Japan - Contemporary Artists after 1990s from Takahashi Collection", The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, The Niigata Prefectual Museum of Modern At, Niigata, Japan
"SOUVENIRS FROM KENJI MIYAZAWA", Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka, Japan

2008…

"Neoteny Japan - Contemporary Artists after 1990s from Takahashi Collectio", Kirishima Open Air Museum (Kagoshima Pref.), Kagoshima, Sapporo Artpark, Hokkaido, Japan
"tezuka gene: Light In the Darkness", Parco Factory, Tokyo, Japan
"The 3rd Guangzhou Triennale - Farewell to Post-Colonialism", Guangdon Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
"Vision of East Asian 2008", Capital Library, Beijing, China
"ORDER RECEIVED", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
"Off the Rails", Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, China l

2007…

"Tamagawa Art Line Project," Art Line week 2007, Unoki Station, Tokyo, Japan
"3rd Life 4th Dimention," National Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
"Right in the middle of the story - Three storytellers in art," Kawaguchi Art Galery ATLIA, Saitama, Japan
"Beautiful New World- Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan", Long March Space, Beijing China; traveled to Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (cat.)
"The Geopolitics if the Animation", The Centro Andzluz de Arte Contemporaneo, (CAAC), Sevilla, Spain; traveled to MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo. Vigo, Spain
"Linien", Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany, curated by Klara Jung
"Eyes and Curiosity from Tokyo", Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2006…

"Rapt! - 20 contemporary art from Japan", CCP, Melbourne, Australia (cat.)
"The Scarecrow", AVEROFF MUSEUM, Metsovo, Greece, cureated by Nico de Oliveira (cat.)
"Photo Espana -NATURALEZA: EXPERIENCIA-", Museo San Romain, Toredo, Spain (cat.)
"Videoformes", Clermont Ferrand, France
"Fiction@Love", MoCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China, curated by Victoria Lu (cat.)

2005…

"SKETCH IN MOTION", Sketch Gallery, London, U.K.
"Spoltore Ensemble 2005 - The Evening Traveling: Animations, Dreams and Visions from Contemporary Japan", Pescare, Italy
"Paradiso d'Amore: Neo-Aesthetics of Animamic Age", Hangzhou Peace International
Exhibition and Conference Center, Hangzhou, China; traveled to Millennium Museum, Beijing, China, curated by Victoria Lu
"The World is a Stage, Stories Behind Pictures", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Natsumi Araki (cat.)
"MOT Annual 2005: Life Actually", Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Michiko Kasahara (cat.)
"I just Don't Know What to Do without Myself", Marella d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy (cat.)

2004…

"Officina Asia", Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, curated by Francesco Bonami (cat.)

2003…

"City-net Asia Project: Urban Relationship Sustainable", Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
"Edges of the Earth", China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2002…

"Art Video Lounge", Art Basel Miami Beach, Bass Museum of Art, Florida, U.S.A.
"Kageki Metonymics", Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2001…

"art connection", Bangkok, Thailand

1998…

"Sol-Levato", Fondazione Mudima Gallery, Milan, Italy

Public Collections

Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan

MUZA Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan

Kiryu City Performing Arts Center, Gunma, Japan

Public Art Projects

2003…

MUZA Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan