imura art gallery [KYOTO/TOKYO]



1973 Born in Oita, Japan
1991 Oil painting's studies at the MIDORIGAOKA Highschool of Fine Arts and Music, Japan
1996 B.F.A., Painting, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan
1999 M.F.A., Painting, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan
2000-2002 Studies of sculpture at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany

Solo Exhibitions

2009 "PINK Sigh" Gallery Jin Projects, Tokyo
"signs" GALERIE VOSS, Düsseldorf, Germany
2010 "Bye bye come on", imura art gallery, Kyoto
"THE SOLO PROJECT Basel", St Jakobshalle, Swiss ( from Galerie Voss, Düsseldorf, Germany)
2011 "Toride Elegy," imura art gallery, Tokyo
2012 "Little Girl Coco" imura art gallery, Tokyo
2013 "9 HOLES, Sato Masaharu Exibition" Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa
"The Earthly Paradise" Gallery αM, Tokyo
2014 "Portrait of Hiroko" imura art gallery, Tokyo
2015 "1×1=1" imura art gallery, Kyoto
2016 "Hara Documents 10 Masaharu Sato:Tokyo Trace" Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2017 TOKYO TRACE 2, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2019 Dr. Reaper, KEN NAKAHASHI, Tokyo
I touch Dream, KEN NAKAHASHI, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions

2009 "The 12th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art" Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Kanagawa
"City_net Asia 2009", Seoul Museum of Art,  Seoul, Korea
2010 "DANDANS at No Mans Land" Ambassade de France, Tokyo
"Morality" film program, Witte de With Center for Contemporary, Rotterdam, Netherlands
"Roppongi Hills Programs video art at Roppongi Art Night 2010", Roppongi Hills, Tokyo
"Di-Stances", Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
2011 "JAPANCONGO" Le Magasin - National Centre for Contemporary, Grenoble, France, Garage Center of Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia
"from a distance, keep a distance" The Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
"Hierher Dorthin" Goethe-Institut, Tokyo
"Ultra Kyoto" Higashi Honganji temple, Kyoto
2012 "not only paper" CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
"2:46 and there after" Edison Place Gallery, Washington, D.C, USA
"15th JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL Exhibition of Award-winning Works" The National Art Center etc., Tokyo
"Photo-Reference: Photographic Image in Contemporary Japanese Art Practices" Cultural Centre of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
"@KUCA TransmitProgram #3 -Mètis-" Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA1,2, Kyoto
"Zipangu" The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata
"Private Woodland" Gallery Skape, Seoul, Korea
2013 "ZIPANGU" Takasaki City Museum of Art (Gunma), Hachinohe City Museum of Art (Aomori) , Akita Museum of Modern Art (Akita)
2014 "Everyday Life / Off the Record" KAAT Kanagawa Arts Theater, Kanagawa
"Duality of Existence - Post Fukushima", Friedman Benda, New York, USA
"The Drifting Clouds", Galleria Paola Varrengla, Salerno, Italy
"CAVE -Kanda Projection-", ex-Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo
"Japan Media Arts Festival", The Museum of Art, Ehime
"FILE 2014", Fiesp Cultural Center, Sao Paolo, Brazil
"WHO", PEOPLE BOOK STORE, Tsukuba (Ibaragi)
"NIPPON NOW", E.ON, Dusseldolf, Germany
2015 "Fruitfulness-Contemporary Art in Toyokawa", Toyokawa City Sakuragaoka Museum, Aichi
2017 "empty park", Gallery PARC, Kyoto
"Gifu Land of Clear Waters Art Festival, Art Award IN THE CUBE 2017", The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu
Realism Art in Japan, Hakodate Museum of Art (Hokkaido) Toyohashi City Museum Art & History (Aichi ) Nara Prefecture Museum of Art (Nara)
The Iris of a Wolf, BLOCK HOUSE, Tokyo
2017-2018 The Doraemon Exhibition, Mori Arts Center Gallery (Tokyo), Takaoka Art Museum (Toyama), Matsuzakaya Museum (Aichi), Osaka Culturarium at Tempozan (Osaka)
2018 My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2019 Roppongi Crossing 2019 : Connexions, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
ACT (Artists Contemporary TOKAS) Vol.1 "First Lingering Mist of Spring", Tokyo Arts and Space Hongo, Tokyo


2009 Special award, "The12th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art", Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Tokyo
2011 Jury selection work of art division "15th JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL"
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