imura art gallery [KYOTO/TOKYO]



1968 Born in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
1991 B.F.A., Ceramics, Osaka University of Arts, Japan
2002-7 Full-time lecturer, Kyoto Saga College of Arts
2007- Associate professor, Kyoto Saga University of Arts

Solo Exhibitions

1992 HAKU Gallery, Osaka  ('97~'99, '01)
1993 Maronie Gallery, Kyoto ('95, '96)
1995 INAX(LIXIL) Galleria Ceramica, Tokyo
1997 "Firing Clay and Granite" INAX(LIXIL) Gallery 2, Tokyo
2000 INAX(LIXIL) Tile Museum, Aichi
2003 "No Assurance" Cubic Gallery, Osaka
2004 "Townsfolk" galerie16, Kyoto
"Dazed", Cubic Gallery, Osaka
2005 "Takashi Hinoda", Gallery Pahk, NewYork, U.S.A.
"Mollusc Republic", Gallera Finarte, Aichi
"Takashi Hinoda", Dai Ichi Gallery, NewYork, U.S.A.
2006 "Entartete", Galerie16, Kyoto
2007 "Collapsing Perspective", Gallera Finarte, Aichi
2008 "Collapsing Perspective", Gallery ON, Seoul, Korea
"Oikos", Galerie 16, Kyoto
2009 "Allegory Exploded", INAX(LIXIL), Gallery 2, Tokyo
"Allegory Transformed", imura art gallery, Kyoto
2010 "wound fever", Gallera Finarte, Aichi
2011 "Alternative muscles", imura art gallery, Kyoto, imura art gallery, Tokyo
2012 "Old Pine,Conservatism", Galleria Finarte, Nagoya
2013 "The Universe once was mine", Elsa Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
"Unsounded Voices", Dolado Beach Fist Art Foundation presents, Puerto Rico
2014 "Dust in a Vortex in a Vortex Swirling in a Vortex", imura art gallery, Kyoto
2015 "Takashi Hinoda - céramiques", Ariana Museum, Geneve, Switzerland

2017Galleria Finarte, Nagoya

2016 "Shades Of The World", Elsa Art Gallry,Taipei,Taiwan

Group Exhibitions

1992 "The 16th Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award", Auckland Museum, New Zealand ('94-'96, '98)
1994 "The Suntory Prize Exhibition’94", Suntory Museum, Tokyo
1999 "Artists in Hyogo", Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Hyogo
2003 "Contemporary Master Ceramists of Western Japan" Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum, Ibaraki
"Mutsuo Yanagihara and 14 Contemporary Ceramists", The Museum of Art, Kochi
"The Art of Earth - Clay Works of the New Century", The National Museum of Art, Osaka
2004 "Selected Artists in Kyoto 2004 -New Waves" The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto
2005 "Walking Clay-  Figurative Sculpture" Dai Ichi Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
"Ceramic New sense series by 50 artists" Chūbu Centrair International Airport Gallery, Aichi
2006 "SOFA New York 2006 (International Expositions of Sculpture Objects & Functional Arts)"  Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, U.S.A.
"594 Ceramic Artists in Residence" The Sigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shiga
"Takashi×2:East Meets East Takashi Murakami and Takashi Hinoda" Casa Nova Gallery, Santa Fe, U.S.A(Curated by Casa Nova and Kornelia Tamm Fine Arts)
"SOFA Chicago 2006" Festival Hall, Navy Pier, Chicago, U.S.A.
2006-2007 "Human Form in Clay- the Minds Eye" The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, and Tour through Japan
2007 "Fired with Passion -Contemporary Ceramics of Japan" Asian Arts & Culture Center, Towson University, Maryland, U.S.A.
"Ceramics from Hyogo There's something here... now" The Museum of Ceramic Art, Sasayama, Hyogo
"SOFA New York 2007" Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, U.S.A.
"The Hands on Movement  -Crafted Form in Dialogue" Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
"Asian Contemporary Art Fair N.Y. 2007" Pier 92, New York, U.S.A.
"Fragiles  -Porcelain,Glass,Ceramics" Design Miami 2007, Miami, U.S.A.(Curated by Die Gestalten Verlag)
2008 "Contemporary Form Life & Art" Higashi Hiroshima City Museum of Art, Hiroshima
"Fragiles  -Porcelain, Glass, Ceramics" Gallery 113, Kortrijk, Belgium
"Masters of Disguise" Mint Museum of Craft + Design, North Carolina, U.S.A.
"Utopia" Atelier Xiao-Dong, Beijing, China
"Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair 2008" Hotel New Otani, Tokyo
"True Grit  -Frames, Fixations And Flirtations" McColl Center for Visual Art, North Carolina, U.S.A.
"ART ASIA Miami 2008 ART ASIA Pavillion" Miami, U.S.A.
2009 "ART FAIR TOKYO 2009" Tokyo International Forum (From imura aret gallery)
"Fragiles  -Porcelain, Glass, Ceramics" Al-Sabah Art & Design Collection, Kuwait
"Breaking the Mold: Contemporary Chinese and Japanese Ceramic Sculpture" Dennos Museum Center, Traverese City / The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw Vallery / Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, U.S.A. (Organized in collaboration with Dai Ichi Gallery)
2010 "ART FAIR TOKYO 2010" Tokyo International Forum (From imura aret gallery)
"SONAGI HARE" KIMI Art, Seoul, Korea
"PULSE New York 2010" New York, U.S.A.
"San Francisco Fine Art Fair" San Francisco, U.S.A.
"NEXT Art Fair" Chicago, U.S.A.
2011 "SCOPE New York 2011" New York, U.S.A.
"Mondes Ceramiques" Chapelle des penitents noirs Aubagne, Aubagne, France
"New Millennium Japanese Ceramics: Rejecting Labels & Embracing Clay" Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
2012 "Fairytales, Fantasy, and Fear" Mnit Museum Craft+Design, North Carolina, U.S.A.
"Ceramic/Figurative  -Hiroto Kitagawa,Shigeki Hayashi,Takashi Hinoda" Shinjuku Takashimaya / Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo
2013 "Yamato Dynamics", MIZUMA GALLERY, Gillman Barracks, Singapore
"The International Prize of The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2013", Icheon CeraMIx Creative Center, Cerapia, Icheon City, Korea
"Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft" Arizona State University Art Museum, USA
2014 "Realisme", Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"The 9th Paramita Museum Ceramic Art Grand Prize Exhibition", Paramita Museum, Mie
2015 "Objectif Terre-18ème Biennale international de Céramic de Châteauroux" Couvent des Cordliers / Musée-Hôtel Bertrand, Châteauroux, France
"Rokko Meets Art 2015", Mt. Rokko National Park, Kobe
2016         "Very Addictive - Re extension of Aesthetics in Daily Life",MOCA Yinchuan,China
"Special Exhibition RencontreVThe Museum of Ceramic Art Hyogo,Hyogo
"Ways of Clay : Perspectives toward the future -The 4th Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale", National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta
2017  "Autour du Japon VI", 19 Paul Fort, Paris, France


1992 Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
1993 The ceramic biennale
The 2nd flower vase biennnale
1994 La 14eme Biennale Internationale de Ceramique d’Art 1994, Chateau Musee, Vallauris, France
Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
1995 The 13th Japan ceramic exhibition
1998 Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
2001 Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
2010 Kyoto Prefecture Culture Prize, Encouraging Prize

Public Collection

Toki City, Gifu
Musee de la Céramique Le Château de Vallauris, Vallauris, France
The James Wallace Arts Trust, Auckland, New Zealand
The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shiga
INAX Tile Museum, Tokoname, Aichi
The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Ceramics Research Center, Arizona State University Art Museum, U.S.A
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, North Carolina, U.S.A.

RBC Wealth Management Art Collection,Minneapolis,U.S.A.
Musée Ariana, Genève, Switzerland


Installations Takashi Hinoda / imura art + books

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