Artists

AOYAMA Satoru

1973 born in Tokyo, Japan


1998 Goldsmiths College, University of London (U.K.), BFA in Textiles, Visual Art Department


2001 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (U.S.A), MFA in Fiber and Material Study Department


 


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Solo Exhibition

2017


“News From Nowhere”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“The Age of Disappearance, Satoru Aoyama×Ken Ikeda”, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore


 


2016


“Division of Labour”, White Rainbow, London, U.K.


 


2015


“Dedicated to Unknown Embroiderers”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2014


“About Painting”, Art Fair Tokyo,Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo


 


2012


“The Man-Machine(Reprise)” Featuring HIRAISHI Hirokazu, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2011


“Artists Must Earnestly Make Six Roses in Their Lives”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2010


“COMPLEX CIRCUIT-Contact Zone 5 / Satoru AOYAMA”, αM Gallery, Tokyo


 


2009


“Glitter Pieces #1-22,” MIzuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Open Studio 48 Satoru Aoyama : Labour’s Lab”, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo


 


2007


“Ancient Pixels”, Chicago Cultural Center, Michigan Avenue Galleries, Chicago, U.S.A.


“Crowing in the Studio”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Good Aliens”, One in the Other, London, U.K.


 


2005


“Air, Coffee, Good Morning Tokyo”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2004


“Aoyama Satoru Criterium 60”, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki


“YU-KEI”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2002


“Satoru Aoyama”, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, U.S.A.


“In Stiched”, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A.


Group Exhibition

2018


“Contemporary Art of the 21st Century: Exhibition of Taguchi Art Collection from Andy Warhol to Yoshitomo Nara”, The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa


“Takahashi Collection ─ Face and Abstraction” Kiyoharu Art Colony, Yamanashi


 


2017


“The Riddle of Art: Takahashi Collection Resonance or Repellence? ” Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art


“Museum of Together”, Spiral Garden, Tokyo


“A Corridor of Art through the Mountains and Seas”, Onomichi City Museum of Art, Hiroshima


“Amazing Craftsmanship! From Meiji Kogei to Contemporary Art”, Mitsui Memorial Museum, Tokyo travelled to Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum, The Suiboku Museum, Toyama, Abeno Harukas Art Museum, Osaka (-2019)


“Yokohama Triennale 2017”, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1, Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall (Basement) and others, Kanagawa, Japan


“ESCAPE from the SEA” National Art gallery, Kuala Lumpur, MY


“ESCAPE from the SEA” National Art gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


 


2016


“even if contemporary art ended”, Sokyo, Kyoto


“Collection Exhibition” Takamatsu Art Museum, Kagawa


 


2015


“Alternative Choice”, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa


“Rokko Meets Art 2015”, Rokkosan, Hyogo


“Takahashi Collection Mirror Neuron”, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery


“Taguchi Hiroshi Art Collection A Walk around the Contemporary Art World after Paradigm Shift”, The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu



2014


“Arafudo Art Annual 2014”, Tsuchiyu Onsen, Fukushima


“Find ASIA”, Yokohama Creative Center, Kanagawa


 


2013


“Why not live for Art ? Ⅱ”, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery


“Flowers”, Towada Art Center, Aomori


 


2012


“Meguro Addresses – Artist in Urban Life”, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo


“Photo Reference: Photographic Image in Contemporary Japanese Art Practices”, Belgrade Cultural Center – The Art Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia


“Zipangu -The Surge of Japanese Contemporary Art”, The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum

traveled to Takasaki City Museum, Gunma / Hachinohe City Museum of Art, Aomori / Akita Museum

of Modern Art (-2013)


“Storyteller -Units of Recognition”, Aomori Contemporary Art Center



2011


“VOCA 2011”, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo


“Dojima River Biennale 2011”, Dojima River Forum, Osaka


“CAFE in Mito 2011: Relationships in Color”, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki


 


2010


“Roppongi Crossing 2010: Can There Be Art?”, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo


 


2009


“TWIST AND SHOUT: Contemporary Art from Japan”, Bangkok Art and Cultural Center, Thailand



2008


“Neoteny Japan – from Takahashi Collection”, Kirishima Open Air Museum, Kagoshima, traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Hokkaido / The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo / The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Niigata / Akita Museum of Modern Art / Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori / The Museum of Art, Ehime (-2010)


“THE ECHO” , ZAIM, Tokyo



2006


“New Art 2006″, Yokohama Civic Gallery, Kanagawa


“ALLLOOKSAME? /TUTTTUGUALE? – Art from Japan, China and Korea”, The Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy


“The Souvenir Mine”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2005


“Scape Codes: Neo-Topography”, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea


 


2004


“Officina Asia”, Galleria D’ Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy


“Boys Who Sew”, Crafts Council, London, U.K.


 


2003


“Don’t Look Down”, Nunnery, London, U.K.



2002


“Small Collection”, Govett-Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand



2001


“MFA Thesis Exhibition”, The Art Institute of Chicago Gallery 2, Chicago, U.S.A.



2000


“Kindergarten”, Sumida Kindergarten, Tokyo


Public Collection

Mori Art Museum, Tokyo


Takamatsu Art Museum, Kagawa