Artists

O JUN

1956  Born in Tokyo, Lives and Works in Tokyo


2007  Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan, Emerging Artist Overseas Study Grant recipient (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Lives and Works in Tokyo


1990-94  Stayed in Dusseldorf, Germany


1984-85  Stayed in Barcelona, Spain


1982  Completed the Fine Arts Graduate School in Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music


1980  Graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music


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Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2017


“SEMEGU O JUN×TANADA Koji”, Itami City Museum of Art, Hyogo


“Hottamru Biyori Part 2 -O JUN & Yoshikai Nao”, Former Minato Darmitary of Nagoya customs, Aichi


“O JUN”, Galleria Finarte, Aichi


 


2016


“Hottamru Biyori -O JUN & Yoshikai Nao”, Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING Exhibition Space,

Aichi


“O JUN Matsui Chie”, ozasa_kyoto


“Engawa no Tachibanashi O JUN+Matui Chie”, ozasahayashi_project, Kyoto


“A dove flying away, I am surprised”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Manmanchan An”, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre


“O JUN-Junko Shinajina-“, Void+, Tokyo


 


2015


“O JUN – Kamizumo”, Kido Press, Tokyo


 


2014


“DaDa-co”, Roppongi Hills A/D Gallery, Tokyo


“O JUN & Hideo TOGAWA” Galleria Finarte, Aichi


 


2013


“O JUN – KAKUCO”, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo


“Sannojyo’s Dream”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“The 10th Tokyo Mac (Macnouchi) NISHIJIMA Naoki + O Jun”, Nizayama Forest Art Museum,Toyama


 


2011


“Love and Forest”, Gallery Kart, Tokyo


“O JUN”, Galleria Finarte, Aichi


 


2010


“Stars Know Best”, KIDO Press Inc., Tokyo


“Mt. O JUN”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2009


“Keiren-shi (with MORI Junichi)”, Mizuma Action, Tokyo


“O JUN+Kei Kato (Bigakko annual report 2009)”, The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo, Tokyo


“EDNOM OLOVKOM-from a pencil”, O3ONE, Belgrade, Serbia


 


2008


“I AM O JUN”, J・CHEN Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan


“O JUN”, Galleria Finarte, Aichi


“Eyes, in front of” (Live painting), Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo


 


2007


“OJUN + Hideo Togawa”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“O JUN”, Gallery Den .ST, Tokyo


“O JUN”, Youkobo ART SPACE, Tokyo


“YUEN”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2006


“touzainanbokunokoko・nishi”, ON GALLERY, Osaka


“touzainanbokunokoko・kita”, think garden, Hokkaido


 


2005


“You or It (O JUN×TANADA Koji)” , Mizuma Action, Tokyo


“DRAWING displayed by O JUN”, DESPERADO, Tokyo


“O JUN – Mijukunohito”, Void+, Tokyo


“ O JUN: All Lithographs”, La Galeria de Artelibre, Osaka


 


2003


“Weather- Das Wetter (Hans Benda×O JUN) ”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Recent Works”, Koji Ogura Gallery, Aichi


 


2002


“O JUN”, Mixed Media Gallery, Sizuoka


“Pekapeka-Doji”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Pekapeka-Doji”, ON GALLERY, Osaka


“Recent Works 27 O JUN”, The National Museum of Art, Osaka


 


2001


“A Stranger Calls Another Stranger”, GalleryαM, Tokyo


“O JUN”, T&S Gallery, Tokyo


 


2000


“O JUN・Naoki Funakoshi”, Toki no Wasuremono, Tokyo


“O JUN”, Taniyama no Koya, Wakayama


“O JUN”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


 


1999


“O JUN”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Emotional Education”, ON GALLERY, Osaka


“1990-1994”, Gallery FLOOR2, Tokyo


“19.99×1999 O Jun + Yoji Matsumura”, Galerie de Cafe Den, Tokyo


 


1998


“Morphe ’98 -O JUN + Keishin Nakaseko”, Azone + Associates, Tokyo


“The Sea and The Mountain: HANS BENDA+ O JUN”, Gallery Art SOKO, Tokyo


“FLOWER・TV・CUP”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


“O JUN’s Drawing”, Galerie de Cafe Den, Tokyo


“Army of Her”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Criterium 33 O JUN”, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki


 


1997


“Hans no Niwa /Der Garten des O JUN vol.2”, Gallery F.M. Schwarz, Koln, Germany


 


1996


“Gekitsuiou”, “Shusui”, Galerie de Cafe Den, Tokyo


“The ACE”, Galerie de Cafe Den, Tokyo


“a Plan”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


“Hans no Niwa/der Garten des O JUN vol.1”, Galerie de Cafe Den+FLOOR2, Tokyo


 


1994


“Keiko Sadakane・O JUN”, Galerie UNI-KAT, Dusseldorf, Germany


 


1993


“ O JUN : NOTEN”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


 


1992


“Lachen alle Strahlen, die davon ausgehen”, Studioausstellung, Dusseldorf, Germany


 


1991


“Zeichinung -Wie Stellt man die saule”, Studioausstellung, Dusseldorf, Germany


 


1990


“O JUN’s Drawing”, Kureha-Note, Aichi


“MOMO”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


 


1989


“WAKE”, Galerie de Cafe Den, Tokyo


“YARD”, Studio La FARCE, Tokyo


 


1988


“Stroke Drive, A World of Violence and Confusion”, Soh Gallery Tokyo


“Stroke Drive, 216 hours”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


“Stroke Drive”, Studio La FARCE, Tokyo


 


1987


“Portrait Z”, Ohme City Museum, Tokyo


 


1986


“A Portrait of Principles”, Gallery Kobayashi, Tokyo


 


1985


“Geography: A Peninsula”, Shinwa Gallery, Tokyo


 


1983


“O JUN’s Drawing”, Gallery View, Tokyo


 


1982


“Gazing and Seeing”, Gallery Taimei, Tokyo


Group Exhibitions

2018


 “The Collection of the Takamatsu Art Museum + In Spilling Light with Chuta Kimura”, Takamatsu Art Museum, Kagawa


 


2017


“Mizunoki and Me: O Jun + Katsuhiko Hibino + Kodai Nakahara”, Mizunoki Museum, Kyoto


“ARTISTS’ BOOK EXHIBITION SENDAI⇄TOKYO”, NADiff a/p/a/r/t, Void+, switch point, Higure17-15 cas, Gallery TURNAROUND, LOOP HOLE, Tokyo, Miyagi


“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso.”, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts


“Gehin Exhibition”, Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo


“Impacts! Ⅱ Huruu”, Gallery Ohrin, Ibaraki


“Collection Exhibition” Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art


 


2016


“Complex Topography: Movement and Change”,Special Place of Scenic Beauty Ritsurin Garden, Sanuki Mingeikan, Shōkō Shōreikan and surrounding area, Kagawa


“Gigmenta: Konotoshide Megasamete”, HIGURE 17-15 cas, Tokyo


“O JUN Chikanobu Ishida 14 days 119years later”, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London, UK


“Itazu Litho-Grafik -Footprints-”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“18th Domani-Tomorrow Plus”, Arts Chiyoda 3331, Tokyo


“Impacts! Hazumi”, Gallery Ohrin, Ibaraki


 


2015


“Complex Topography: The Garden”, Special Place of Scenic Beauty Ritsurin Garden, Kagawa


“Gaka no uta, Shijin no e”, Hiratsuka City Museum, Kanagawa, Japan and other 4 venues


“Nouvelle ere Japon”, Gallery Tamenaga, Paris, France


“20th Anniversary Exhibition : GROWING”, Nizayama Forest Art Museum, Toyama


“MOT Collection: Collection Becoming”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo


 


2014


“Kitakaze to Taiyo”, Gallery TURNAROUND, Miyagi


“Taro or Alice vol.5”, Tuner Gallery, Tokyo


“SQ117”, Gallery SATORU, Tokyo


“Bishojo: Young Pretty Girls in Art History”, Aomori Museum of Art traveled to Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Iwami Art Museum, Shimane


“Michikusa”, GENDAI HEIGHTS GALLERY Den& .ST, Tokyo


“MOT Collection Special Exhibition for the 20th Anniversary of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo: Chronicle 1995-”, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo


“Collection Show”, ART BASE MOMOSHIMA, Hiroshima


 


2013


“Bob&Ouida”, YUGA Gallery & Rittai Kobo, Tokyo


“Geronimo”, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo


“LVRFI3”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa, TIME&STYLE MIDTOWN, Tokyo


“MOT COLLECTION -Afterimages of tomorrow”, Museum Contemporary Art Tokyo


“Found Beauties from Company and Private Collections in Kitakyushu vol.5”, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art Annex Gallery, Fukuoka


 


2012


“TRANS ARTS TOKYO”, Former Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo


“Zipangu -The Surge of Japanese Contemporary Art”, The Niigata Bandaijima art Museum traveled to Takasaki Museum of Art, Hachinohe City Museum, Akita Museum of Modern Art (-2013)


“My place Our Scenery”, MA2Gallery, Tokyo


“Geronimo”, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo


“Art and Air”, Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori


 


2011


“9th Art Program Ome 2011”, Ome municipal Museum of Art, Tokyo


“TDW-ART The sky of Elpis”, TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK2011, Tokyo


“SHIFT←311”, ART CAFE G-BOX, Hiroshima


“O JUN MALT GOTT”, Gallery Clemens Thimme, Karlsruhe, Germany


“The profile of 20”, Kitanodaichi Museum, Hokkaido


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


“Taro or Alice Vol.2”, Tuner Gallery, Tokyo


“OUTRANGE2011”, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo


“Ink on Paper”, TIME&STYLE MIDTOWN, Tokyo


“Zipangu – 31 spirited artists cutting through new territories of Japanese contemporary art”, Nihombashi Takashimaya, Tokyo traveled to Osaka, Kyoto


“The Origin of 20”, The Hiratsuka museum of Art, Kanagawa, traveled to Shimonoseki City Art Museum, Yamaguchi & 2 other venues


“Awagami and Print expression 2011”, Bumpodo gallery, Tokyo


“KP pint show vol.5 Kae Higuhi /O JUN /Ryoko Kimura”, KIDO Press, Inc., Tokyo


 


2010


“Painting Thoughts”, Art plaza Tokyo University of the Arts


“TORA・TORA・TORA”, Galerie Clemens Thimme, Karlsruhe, Germany


“The 14th Vilnius Painting Triennial”, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania traveled to Estonia, Latvia


“MOT Collection: Enter here-what do you see?”, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo


“jp 2010-The Form of New Japanese Painting”, switch point, Tokyo


“Artist File 2010”, The National Art Center, Tokyo


“Interior Round + Art”, comfort Q, Osaka


“GARDEN OF PAINTING/Japanese Art of the 00s”, The National Museum of Art, Osaka


“The Moment – O JUN, Imi Knoebel, KAMOBENINAGASHIISHI, MURASAKIISHI, KANRANSYA, Tokyo


 


2009


“November Steps-Susan Philipsz & Gallery Artists”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Views of IKAI-Selected Works from the Current Painting Department of Tokyo University of the Arts”, The University Art Museum-Tokyo University Of The Arts, Tokyo


“Electric Underground”, Gendai HIGHT Gallery DEN, Tokyo


“What about becoming a collector Ⅵ”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


 


2008


“Painting=isolation and coalition:2”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“LVRFI 2”, T&S GALLERY, Tokyo


“Don’t move! Fruits,Dishes,Ship,and Hiroyuki Kunimue”, LOOP HOLE, Tokyo


 


2007


“What about becoming a collector Ⅴ”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“Fuse/ fureru-Cross Cultural Exchange Exhibition 2007”, Yokoyama Manzu Art Museum & Zokei Gallery, Galerie Aube, Kyoto University of Art & Design, Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, U.S.A.


“Painting as Forest: Artist as Thinker”, Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi


“IMAGERY PLAY”, PKM GALLERY, Beijing, China


“pictronika – in-between paintings and prints”, Ginza Towa Gallery, Tokyo


“OUTRANGE”, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo


“Pictronika”, Gallery APA, Aichi


“What about becoming a collector Ⅳ”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


 


2006


“Yamamayu-ism: Three person exhibition of Drawing”, Spika Art, Tokyo


“The Gallery Collection featuring Koshiro ONCHI, O JUN, Ansei UCHIMA”, Gallery TOKI NO WASUREMONO, Tokyo


“Pictronika”, Hitsuji Garo, Niigata


“Ero-me Kyoto”, Art zone, Kyoto


“LVRFI”, Studio Ono, Kanagawa


“Ero-me”, Royal salon Ginza, Tokyo


“What about becoming a collector Ⅲ”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


 


2005


“D/J Brand”, The University Art Museum-Tokyo University Of The Arts


“July – O JUN Kazuna Taguchi Sakuji yoshimoto”, Kaku Gallery, Tokyo


 


2004


“What about becoming a collector Ⅱ”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“Itazu Litho-Grafik: An Easy Open Lecture of Psychology”, Gallery8, Tokyo


“matsunikoromo umekaori-hachirinuru shirononishi”, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo


“sonosumizumimademio”, Tokyo Zokei University


“OUTRANGE”, Free Space PRAHA, Hokkaido


 


2003


“Kaiga=tanritu to renritu..1”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“Sekai-no-Mikata 03”, Kaku Gallery, Tokyo


“Siori 2003”, Ai Gallery, Tokyo


“Nihon-Danchi”, Kitamura Gallery, Tokyo


“Minazuki, Itazu Litho-Grafik”, Bunpodo Gallery, Tokyo


 


2002


“Siori”, AI Gallery, Tokyo


“1 day exhibition”, Tokyo University of the Arts, seminar room


 


2001


“Place of Incidence / Drawing”, Chinretsu Gallery of the Art Museum of Tokyo University of Arts


“Itazu Litho-Grafik 2001”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“S(h) itting in the mirror”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


2000


“100,000Yen”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“Perspective to Him”, Gallery Art SOKO, Tokyo


“SELECTION 2000”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


“Small Works”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


 


1999


“Artists+Itazu Litho-Grafik 1999”, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo


“100,000Yen”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


 


1998


“100,000Yen”, Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


“ Kenji Kobayashi, Katsue Sukenari, O JUN – 3 Works”, Gallery Tsubaki, Tokyo


“HOLY GIFT”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


1997


“Morphe ’97”, Ohararyu Kaikan, Tokyo


“The Flower of The Time”, Gallery Art SOKO, Tokyo,


 


1996


“HOLY GIFT vol.1 -Drawings”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


“Morphe ’96”, Toki no Wasuremono, Tokyo


“Gaze & Perspective vol.2”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


 


1995


“The Present of Difference”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


“The View of 56 Cylinders”, Xexel ZOOM, Tokyo


1994


“Small works Exhibition”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


 


1992


“Japan-5”, Kunstraum NEUSS, Neuss, Germany


“Small works Exhibition”, Soh Gallery,Tokyo


“Holbein Acrylart Exhibition 1992”, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo


 


1989


“The Drawing Warehouse Exhibition”, HILLSIDE GALLERY, Tokyo


 


1988


“A Three-week artistic symposium of color, shape and sound”, Soh Gallery, Tokyo


 


1985


“The Domain of Different Frequencies”, Nasubi Gallery, Tokyo


 


1978


“A Film Destroyer”, FF Hall, Tokyo


Public Collection

The National Museum of Art, Osaka


Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo


Museum Haus Kasuya, Kanagawa


Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi


Fuchu art Museum, Tokyo


Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa