Artists


 

Born 1976 in Tokyo, Japan

Currently lives and works in New York City

EDUCATION

2002 – 2004 MFA in Communications Design from Pratt Institute, New York, NY

1996 – 2000 BA in Management from Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013

Untitled at HarvardUniversity, Reischauer Institite, Cambridge, Boston

The Standard Rendez-vous at Galerie Zidoun, Luxembourg, EU

2012

New Works at Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

Meet Me At My Inner Mix at Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Future is Always Bright at Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Thousand Regards at Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, D.C.

2011

East Weets Mest at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2010

In Case You’re Lost at Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009

Tokyo! Tokyo!! Tokyo!!! at Vacant, Harajuku, Tokyo

Glancing at the Twin Peak at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2007

Found Modern Library at Fifty24SF Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Between the Polar at Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Kashiwa, Chica, Japan

2006

Matzu-MTP Expo at Gallery SPEAK FOR, Tokyo, Japan

Papiloot at FTC, San Francisco, CA

2005

Re-Union at Studio K, Tokyo, Japan

Papiloot at FTC, San Francisco, CA

2004

Nothing In Progress at Reed Space, New York, NY

Tomokazu Matsuyama at Hankyu Department Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Asian Aesthetic Consumerism at Levi Strauss Gallery, New York, NY

Nothing In Progress at Reed Space, New York, NY

Tomokazu Matsuyama at Hankyu Department Gallery, Osaka. Japan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013

Changing the World Through Art at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

Messin’ With The Masters at Mesa Contemporary Arts Center, AZ

Edo Pop: the Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints at Japan Society, New York, NY

Direct Address: An Inaugural Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Art Dubai, Dubai

Sydney Contemporary Art Fair with Lesley Kehoe Galleries, Sydney, Australia

Art International Istanbul

2012

Re:define at Goss Foundation, Dallas, Texas

Untitled, No.1 at Randall Scott Projects, Washington D.C

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

2011

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami FL

Untitled at Museum of Tibet House, New York, NY

Joy Ride at Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY

Summer Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

We Are All One, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY

Changing the World Through Art 2, Haunch of Venison Gallery, New York, NY

The Open Day Book Exhibition, LACE, Los Angeles, CA

Art Dubai with Frey Norris Gallery

2010

Sugi-POP! – The Influence of Anime and Manga on Contemporary Art at Portsmouth Museum of Art, Portsmouth, NH

Summer Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

DRAW at Museo De La Ciudad De Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Changing the World Through Art at Haunch of Venison Gallery, New York, NY

Art HK/Hong Kong International Art Fair with Frey Norris Gallery

Art Miami

2009

Sacred Monsters: Everyday Animism in Contemporary Japanese Art and Anime at Tufts University, Aidekman Arts Centre, Boston, MA

50 x 50 Art for Tibet at Art in General, New York, NY

Selections from the Dan Hopkins Collection at Montanaro Contemporary Arts, Portsmouth, RI

Art Dubai, Dubai with Frey Norris Gallery

Art HK/ Hong Kong International Art fair with Frey Norris Gallery

SCOPE Miami with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

2008

Winter Group Exhibition at Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding? at Esso Gallery, New York, NY

Eyes and Curiosity vol. 4 at Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Night Watch at TSCA, Chiba, Japan

Locked and Loaded at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

27th WPA Art Gala at Katzen Art Center at American University, Washington, DC

Piece of Peace at Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

SCOPE Miami with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

Yokohama Art & Home Collection, Art Fair, Japan

2007

Independent Residents at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

U Can’t Touch This: The New Asian Art at Zone: at Chelsea Center for the Art, New York, NY

Living Lines at J Flynn Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

Bunkamura Art Show/BAS2007 at Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Project To Surface curated by Dream so much, at M127, New York, NY

Independent Residents, Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PH

The Want 2B Square Show NYC at Skylight Studios, New York, NY

Natural Drift at Takuro Someya Contemporary Art, Kashiwa Chiba, Japan

Winter Faction at Lineage Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Pulse Miami with Mizuma Art Gallery

2006

In-You at Riviera Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Brave-Art at Telus Centre, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Beast from the East at Project Gallery, Culver City, CA

2005

Institu at Triple Crown, Brooklyn, NY

2004

Shift at Supreme Trading Gallery, New York, NY

Street Wise at Lab 101 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Frost Bite at 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Dream So Much 2 at Asian American Arts Center, New York, NY

2003

Art Kites at Punch Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Untitled at Start Soma Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002

Untitled at Pratt Institute, New York, NY

Untitled at KCDC, Brooklyn, NY

LECTURES

2007

APMT, Yokohama Pacifico hall, Yokohama, Japan

2003

Asian America Arts Centre, New York, NY