imura art gallery [KYOTO/TOKYO]



1983 Born in Kyoto, Japan.
2008 MA in Sculpture, Major in Fine Arts, Graduate School of Tokyo Zokei
2009 Visited Beijing, Shanghai and Xi’an as Japanese Cultural Delegation to China organized by Japan-China Cultural Exchange Association.
2012 Completed Ceramic Course at Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industrial
Technology and Culture.

Solo Exhibitions

2008 ‘Shiro no Tori : Yukei Mukei no Ruten’ (White Bird: Metempsychosis of  the Visible and the Invisible), Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo
2010 ‘Raku Masaomi: Sculpture Works’, T’s Gallery, Osaka
2014 ‘Hitsu (Stone Box)’, Za-Stone Gallery, Tokyo
2015 ‘Raku Masaomi’, Kamo-wakeikazuchi-jinja Shrine Kitashinsensho, Kyoto
2017 Sculptor Raku Masaomi, Museum “Eki” KYOTO / imura art gallery, Kyoto
2017 Sculptor Raku Masaomi, Museum, Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art

Group Exhibitions

2003 1st Exhibition of ‘Azukimushi’ Group of Artists, Tokyo Zokei University
2005 ‘Owl: 4 Shapes, 4 Artists’, Ginza Ono Gallery Ⅱ,Tokyo.
‘The Road Not Taken. 05: Landscape of Contemporary Art in Kyoto’, Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto
2007 Two‐Man Exhibition, ‘Ichi-ⅠSenshin no Kizami’, (Sculpting Heart and Soul), Morino Gallery Mandala, Tochigi Prefecture
2009 Kyoten 2009 organized by Kyoto City, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
Exhibition ‘∴’ Gallery&Café Soukasha, Shimane Prefecture.
Permanent Exhibition at 1F Entrance Hall, Yodoyabashi Toda Buildings, Osaka (till 2010)
2011 ‘Ten5 Vivo’, Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Nagano Prefecture.
‘Cho-Kyoto’, Contemporary Art Fair @Shosei-en Garden, Higashi Honganji Temple, Kyoto
2013 ‘Small Sclptures’, Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo
2015 ‘PROPORTIO’, Parazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
2016 Kichizaemon X Raku Kichizaemon – Raku Atsundo – Raku Masaomi A first and final father and son exhibition, Sagawa Art Museum, Shiga
2017 Infinite Universe -Beyond the Tea Bowl, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
INTUITION, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Dialogue with materials, Rakusui-tei Museum of Art, Toyama
2018 Fetish, The Clubxvisionare, Tokyo


2018 The Best Young Artist Award by City of Kyoto

Public Collection

A set of Tsukubai (Stone Basin) and Mizu Roji (Water Garden) stone configuration at Sagawa Art Museum
Peace Palace, Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (Beijing China) to commemorate 25th Anniversary of SG’s Engagement in Japan-China Friendship
Kansai Gakuin University
Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi, Osaka / Kagizen Zen Café, Kyoto / Sesame, Osaka / Chanoyu Museum, Chanoyu no Mori (Art Forest), Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture / The Ritz‐Carlton, Kyoto
Okada Museum, Kanagawa / Verkehr Shimizu Port Terminal Museum, Shizuoka


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