imura art gallery [KYOTO/TOKYO]



1980 Born in Tokyo, Japan
2003 B.F.A., Oil Painting, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
2006 M.F.A., Oil Painting, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
2006-07 School of Art and Design Berlin Weissensee, Guest student

Scholarship & Grant / Residence

2004 The 19th Holbein Scholarship
2006 Artist in Residence Krems,TOP24 (Krems,Austria)

Fellowship, Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artist
(Monchengladbach, Germany)

2007 Fellowship, Pola Art Foundation (Berlin, Germany)
2009 Grant from Yoshino Gypsum Art Foudation (Paris, France)
2014 Grant from Contemporary Art Foundation

Solo Exhibitions

2004 Gallery ES, Tokyo
2005 "behind the skirt", Gallery Honjoh,Tokyo
2011 "After Image of the Red Shoes", imura art gallery tokyo
2012 "sometimes we can’t choose where we die", imura art gallery, Kyoto
2013 "lost virginity", G-tokyo 2013 / imura art gallery booth, Tokyo Midtown Hall, Tokyo
2014 "Beautiful Stranger", POLA MUSEUM ANNEX, Tokyo
2015 "She who dies with the most shoes wins", A.Style, Hong Kong
2017 "This isn't Happiness", imura art gallery, Kyoto

Group Exhibitions

2000 "Perspective to the Man", Shimotakaido Gallery Art SOKO, Tokyo
2004 "Shell Art Award Exhibition", Daikanyama Hillside Forum, Tokyo
2005 αM Project “Secret girls up and down", artspace Kimura ASK?, Tokyo
2006 "VOCA 〜the Vision Of Contemporary Art", The Ueno Royal Museum,Tokyo
2007 "Sovereign European Art Prize", Club Row, London, United Kingdom
"Evidence of Self-Portrait", The Chinretsukan Gallery, Tokyo
"Speculum Mundi", Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin, Germany
2008 "Arte Fiera Art First 2008", Bologna, Italy
2009 The 1st Tokorozawa Biennial of Contemporary Art, "Siding Rail Road 2009", Saitama
2012 "Pola Museum Annex Exhibition 2012", Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo
2013 "DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow Exhibition 2013", The National Art Center, Tokyo
"Takahashi Collection - Mindfulness!" Kirishima Open-air Museum, Kagoshima, Sapporo Art Museum, Hokkaido
2013-2014 “Small is Beautiful XXXI -Who's Afraid of Red, Yellow & Blue?”, Flowers Gallery, London
2014 “Takamatsu Contemporary Art Annual vol.04 Regarding the Reality”, Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa
“Nostalgia and Fantasy: Imagination and its origins in contemporary art”, National Museum of Art, Osaka
"Images of Memory / Memories of Image", BankART Studio NYK, Kanagawa
2015 “The Second China-ASEAN Biennale 2015”, ASEAN international culture center, Nanning, China


2003 Mr.O Memorial Prize
2004 Shell Art Award 2004, Special Prize from the Jury
2013 Koji Kinutani Prize

Commission Work

2012 Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo

Public Collection

Takahashi CollectionC-Collection

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