Biography

Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1966
Lives and works in Saitama, Japan

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2009…

"FURYU-EXTRAVAGANT", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2008…

"Fighting Spirit", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2006…

"Made in Japan", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2005…

"Bunshin (The Other Self)", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2004…

"Deceptive Spirits of Mountains and Rivers", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2003…

"Kabuku", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2002…

"Kyousai Plus One, Kyousai Kawanabe and Hisashi Tenmyouya Exhibition", Kawanabe Kyousai Memorial Museum, Saitama, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011…

"Bye Bye Kitty", Japan Society, New York, U.S.A. (Mar 18 - Jun 13)

2010…

"BASARA", Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan
"17th Biennale of Sydney, THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age", Art Gallery of New Shouth Wales, Sydney, Australia (cat.)

2008…

"NEOTENY JAPAN-Takahashi Collection", Kirishima Open-Air Museum/ Kagoshima; traveled in Japan until 2010.
"Off The Rails", Mizuma &One Gallery, Beijing, China (cat.)

2007…

"Heroes in Warrior Paintings", Nagano Prefectural Art Museum, Nagano, Japan (cat.)
"The 21st Century Exhibition of Japanese Art", Tokyo Bijutsu Club, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

2006…

"Berlin-Tokyo/Tokyo-Berlin", Neue nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
"MOT Annual 2006 No Border", Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)

2005…

"GUNDAM: Generating Futures",(cat.) The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan; traveled to Suntory Museum, Osaka, Japan; Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto, Japan (2006); Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo, Japan (2006); Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan (2006); Kawara Museum, Aichi, Japan (2006)
"Since 1994- 10th Year Anniversary Exhibition", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2003…

"Japan: Rising", Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.
"The American Effect: Global Perspectives on the United States, 1990-2003", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, U.S.A., curated by Lawrence Linder (cat.)

2002…

"One Planet Under a Groove: Hip Hop and Contemporary Art", Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany; Spellman College Art Museum, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A; Bronx Museum, New York, NY, U.S.A.

1998…

"JACA (Japan Art and Culture Association) '98", Havana Asia Oceania Research Center, Habana, Cuba; Fujita Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1997…

"JACA (Japan Art and Culture Association) '97", Bratislave Manicipal Museum, Bratislave, Slovakia; Kiev Ukraine Art Academy, Kiev, Ukraine; Fujita Museum,Tokyo, Japan

1990…

"JACA (Japan Art and Culture Association) '90", San Paulo Museum, San Paulo, Brazil; Isetan Museum, Tokyo, Japan

AWARD

2003…

"Sixth Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art" Special Award, Japan

2001…

"8th Lichtex Biennale" Special Award, Japan

1999…

"Urbanart #8", Sponsoring Company Special Award, Japan

1998…

"JACA (Japan Art and Culture Association) '98" Award, Japan

1997…

"JACA (Japan Art and Culture Association '97" Special Award, Japan

1993…

"Urbanart #2" Award, Japan

1990…

"11th Japan Graphic" Special Judge Award, Japan