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  • Installation view from “Painting Folding”, 2021, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo

  • Installation view from “Painting Folding”, 2021, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo

  • Installation view from “Painting Folding”, 2021, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo

  • “Generating rectangles – golden ratio Ⅳ,” 2020, Japanese paper, Acrylic, Cobalt on panel, H69.8 × W113.1cm.

  • “Exchange the left and right brains and look at yourself.” 2019, display, media player, 00:34 video loop

  • “The portrait to Umwelts & programs 1.0/ 1.1.1-8/ 2.0,” 2015-17, Acrylic on paper, Lambda print, iphone 6, H21.5 × W19cm (each).

  • Installation view from “Generative drawing for Japanese paper house”, 2019, Setouchi Triennale [Ogi-Island], Setouchi. Photo by Kioku Keizou

  • “Self-organized painting[viscera],” 2017, Acrylic on woven hemp string, W120 × H160cm × D60cm. Photo by Elsa Okazaki

  • “regenerative drawing TypeⅡ,” 2017, Acrylic on paper, each size H38 × W56cm. Photo by Elsa Okazaki

  • “anti-index / media poiesis” ISIL #7 & #10,” 2015, inkjet print, mounted on Alpolic, #7 H43.1 x W29.2 cm, #10 H17.32 x W11.37cm

  • Installation view from “MOT collection-MOT.Field of Dreams”, 2009, The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo. Photo by Kioku Keizou

Profile

2015 Ph.D, Oil Painting Technique and Material, Tokyo University of the Arts
2012 MA, Mural Painting, Institute of Photography, Tokyo University of the Arts
2009 BA, Oil Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts
1982 Born in Tokyo, Japan

Awards

2012 Ueno artschoolfellow prize, Tokyo University of the Arts
2011 The winner of "The DRAFT of Exhibition", Kyoto Art Centre
2010 Shiseido art egg prize, Shiseido gallery
2009 Mr. O commemoration prize,Tokyo University of the Arts
2006 Keiichiro Kume Scholarship,Tokyo University of the Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2021 Support Dynamics, Seibu Shibuya, Tokyo
2020  Painting Folding, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2018 The museum of plastic nation, AISHONANZUKA, Hong Kong
Emergence of Order, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London
2017 Disenchanting the Image in Order to Sit down and Look, G/P Gallery, Tokyo
2016 Simulational Poiesis, Spektakel, Vienna
2015 resolutional perspective, Gallery Blanka(Nagoya) & HIGURE 17-15 cas, Tokyo
Fantasy in prison, Koganei Art Spot "chateau2F", Tokyo
2013 the Coupling of second-order, HAGISO, Tokyo
2011 Stratosphere vol.6, Tracing the "Self", Goro MURAYAMA" curator: Masayuki Tanaka, gallery αM, Tokyo
2010 Shiseido art egg vol.4 "The re-enchantment of painting system, Shiseido gallery, Tokyo

Group Exhibition

2021 ROKKO MEETS ART: Art Walk 2021, Former resting hut in Parnassus, Kobe
2020 -Inside the Collector’s Vault, vol.1- Takahashi Collection, WHAT museum, Tokyo
Ikebukuro-Montparnasse 2.0, Turner Gallery, Tokyo
余白/Marginaria curated by Rintaro Fuse, Snow Contemporary, Tokyo
2019 L’homme qui marche Verkörperung des Sperrigen, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
The Extended Mind, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Aichi Triennale 2019, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi
Art in Country of Tokyo 2019, Higashikurume, Higashikurume
Between figure and contour [group Exhibition for Deleuze/ Guattari Studies in Tokyo.] , 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo
Drawing: Manner | Kenjiro Okazaki, Enrico Isamu Oyama, Aya Kawato, Hideki Makiguchi, Goro Murayama, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Setouchi Triennale 2019, Ogijima, Kagawa
21st “DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition, National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
2018 NEWS 2018 —New teaching staff exhibition of oil painting in Tokyo University of the Arts, Yuga Gallery, Tokyo
Art organization "CANCER" [THE MECHANISM OF RESEMBLING] , EUKARYOTE, Tokyo
2017 Living signs -contemporary portraits-, Koganei Art Spot Chateau 2F, Tokyo
MUSAO- Museum astray Ottakring, MASC FOUNDATION, Vienna
The Pandora’s box: Finding the Wondrous in the Geidai Collection, The University of the Arts Tokyo Museum, Tokyo
2016 PARALLEL, Alte Post, Vienna
E!x:creational homology, Nefrock Lab Ookayama, Tokyo
2014 Tokyo University of the Arts, Doctoral Program Final Exhibition, The University Art Museum, Tokyo
Identity X -fusion of memory ~ memory for the future-, Nichido contemporary art, Tokyo
2013 VOCA2013 -the vision of contemporary art, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
TRICK-DIMENSION Curated by DAISUKE OHBA, TOLOT: heuristic SHINONOME, Tokyo
Acting Out of Nothingness: from the APT Collection, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London
Generating Visuals - Inspiring Circuits, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art Kashiwa, Chiba
2012 Hiroshima O - Hiroshima Fukushima, the Hiroshima Branch of the old Bank of Japan
Art award tokyo marunouchi 2012, Gyoko-dori Underground gallery, Tokyo
SIDE CORE – the sense of street & Japanese contemporary art, BA-TSU ART gallery, Tokyo
[stand alone & world] vol.3 "-phenomenology of the self-" Curated by Kyotaro Hakamada, Nihonbashi Takashimaya art gallery X, Tokyo
MONTBLANC YOUNG ARTIST WORLD PATRONAGE IN JAPAN 2012, the MONTBLANC in Ginza, Tokyo
TRANS ARTS TOKYO, ex- Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo
2011 TRANS COMPLEX - The painting in the Age of Information Technology, Kyoto Art Centre / AISHO MIURA ARTS, Tokyo
2009 MOT Collection / MOT, Field of Dreams, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Toko
Sticky Sloppy Lumpy, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo

Publication

Collection

Others

Profile

2015 Ph.D, Oil Painting Technique and Material, Tokyo University of the Arts
2012 MA, Mural Painting, Institute of Photography, Tokyo University of the Arts
2009 BA, Oil Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts
1982 Born in Tokyo, Japan

Awards

2012 Ueno artschoolfellow prize, Tokyo University of the Arts
2011 The winner of "The DRAFT of Exhibition", Kyoto Art Centre
2010 Shiseido art egg prize, Shiseido gallery
2009 Mr. O commemoration prize,Tokyo University of the Arts
2006 Keiichiro Kume Scholarship,Tokyo University of the Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2021 Support Dynamics, Seibu Shibuya, Tokyo
2020  Painting Folding, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2018 The museum of plastic nation, AISHONANZUKA, Hong Kong
Emergence of Order, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London
2017 Disenchanting the Image in Order to Sit down and Look, G/P Gallery, Tokyo
2016 Simulational Poiesis, Spektakel, Vienna
2015 resolutional perspective, Gallery Blanka(Nagoya) & HIGURE 17-15 cas, Tokyo
Fantasy in prison, Koganei Art Spot "chateau2F", Tokyo
2013 the Coupling of second-order, HAGISO, Tokyo
2011 Stratosphere vol.6, Tracing the "Self", Goro MURAYAMA" curator: Masayuki Tanaka, gallery αM, Tokyo
2010 Shiseido art egg vol.4 "The re-enchantment of painting system, Shiseido gallery, Tokyo

Group Exhibition

2021 ROKKO MEETS ART: Art Walk 2021, Former resting hut in Parnassus, Kobe
2020 -Inside the Collector’s Vault, vol.1- Takahashi Collection, WHAT museum, Tokyo
Ikebukuro-Montparnasse 2.0, Turner Gallery, Tokyo
余白/Marginaria curated by Rintaro Fuse, Snow Contemporary, Tokyo
2019 L’homme qui marche Verkörperung des Sperrigen, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
The Extended Mind, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Aichi Triennale 2019, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi
Art in Country of Tokyo 2019, Higashikurume, Higashikurume
Between figure and contour [group Exhibition for Deleuze/ Guattari Studies in Tokyo.] , 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo
Drawing: Manner | Kenjiro Okazaki, Enrico Isamu Oyama, Aya Kawato, Hideki Makiguchi, Goro Murayama, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Setouchi Triennale 2019, Ogijima, Kagawa
21st “DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition, National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo
2018 NEWS 2018 —New teaching staff exhibition of oil painting in Tokyo University of the Arts, Yuga Gallery, Tokyo
Art organization "CANCER" [THE MECHANISM OF RESEMBLING] , EUKARYOTE, Tokyo
2017 Living signs -contemporary portraits-, Koganei Art Spot Chateau 2F, Tokyo
MUSAO- Museum astray Ottakring, MASC FOUNDATION, Vienna
The Pandora’s box: Finding the Wondrous in the Geidai Collection, The University of the Arts Tokyo Museum, Tokyo
2016 PARALLEL, Alte Post, Vienna
E!x:creational homology, Nefrock Lab Ookayama, Tokyo
2014 Tokyo University of the Arts, Doctoral Program Final Exhibition, The University Art Museum, Tokyo
Identity X -fusion of memory ~ memory for the future-, Nichido contemporary art, Tokyo
2013 VOCA2013 -the vision of contemporary art, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
TRICK-DIMENSION Curated by DAISUKE OHBA, TOLOT: heuristic SHINONOME, Tokyo
Acting Out of Nothingness: from the APT Collection, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London
Generating Visuals - Inspiring Circuits, Takuro Someya Contemporary Art Kashiwa, Chiba
2012 Hiroshima O - Hiroshima Fukushima, the Hiroshima Branch of the old Bank of Japan
Art award tokyo marunouchi 2012, Gyoko-dori Underground gallery, Tokyo
SIDE CORE – the sense of street & Japanese contemporary art, BA-TSU ART gallery, Tokyo
[stand alone & world] vol.3 "-phenomenology of the self-" Curated by Kyotaro Hakamada, Nihonbashi Takashimaya art gallery X, Tokyo
MONTBLANC YOUNG ARTIST WORLD PATRONAGE IN JAPAN 2012, the MONTBLANC in Ginza, Tokyo
TRANS ARTS TOKYO, ex- Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo
2011 TRANS COMPLEX - The painting in the Age of Information Technology, Kyoto Art Centre / AISHO MIURA ARTS, Tokyo
2009 MOT Collection / MOT, Field of Dreams, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Toko
Sticky Sloppy Lumpy, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo

Publication

Collection

Others

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