Biography

Born in Hyogo, Japan in 1968
Lives and works in Kanagawa, Japan

Education

1995…

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

1993…

BA, Tokyo University of Art and Design, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

2009…

"girl tying", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2008…

"Eleven Boys, One Girl", The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan

2006…

"Koji Tanada", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2005…

"You or It" (with O JUN), Miuzma Action, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

2004…

"Koji Tanada", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

2000…

"Koji Tanada", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

1999…

"Domination & Submission", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010…

"SO + ZO", Bunkamura The Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Currents in Japanese Contemporary Wood Sculpture", Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan

2009…

"Essential Experiences", Museo Regionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palermo, Italy

2008…

"The Artists of the TARO Award 1", Taro Okamoto Museum of Art Kawaski, Kanagawa, Japan
"Off the Rails", Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, China

2007…

"Sculpture From Stories", The University Art Museum of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)
"The Field of Memories -a gap in the fact and fiction", Tokyo Zokei University Yokohama Memorial Manzu Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Merida, Yucatan, City of Sculpture", Merida, Mexico

2006…

"Life", Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan (cat.)

2005…

Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2004…

"TOKYO STYLE in Sweden", Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2003…

"The Human Body in Contemporary Sculpture", Chinretsu-kan gallery, The University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

2001…

"Sex and Consumerism : Contemporary Art in Japan", University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton, UK; Averystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, UK; Stanley Picker Gallery, London, UK; Hot Bath Gallery, Bath, UK (cat.)
"S (h) iting in the mirror", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1999…

"Destruction and Construction", Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

1998…

"Young Art International 98", Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lubeck, Germany (cat.)

1997…

"Potential of Sculpture", Art Gallery of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo , Japan (cat.)

Award

2005…

Special Prize, The 8th Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art, Japan

Public Collection

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