1980 Born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Lives and works in New York since 2008


2003 Graduated from Tama Art University, BA in Graphic Design


KONDOH Akino official web site





Solo Exhibitions


Noodling in New York, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo



Kondoh Akino Exhibition: Never Before Named, Art Gallery ARTIUM, Fukuoka  



MAM SCREEN 008: KONDOH Akino, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo



“KiyaKiya 1/15 sec.”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo

“The “KiyaKiya” Drawings”, ROPPONGI HILLS A/D GALLERY, Tokyo

“KiyaKiya 1/15 sec.”, galleri s.e, Bergen, Norway



“KiyaKiya”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan



“Flesh”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan



“hint”, Tache Levy Gallery, Brussels, Belgium



“Ladybirds’ Requiem”, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan



“Kondoh Akino Exhibition”, trance pop gallery, Kyoto, Japan



“Kondoh Akino Exhibition”, GALLERY ES, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions


Domani: The Art of Tomorrow Exhibition 2022-23, The National Art Center, Tokyo

Blue Period Exhibition: Art is a gift, Warehouse TERRADA, Tokyo



Uninterrupted Wander, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo



Annecy 2019 – Tribute to Japanese Animation -, Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market (Mifa), Annecy, France (cat.)



tricky women 2017, BildRaum07, Wien, Austria

Forms and Effects: Ukiyo-e to Anime, Kresge Foundation Gallery, Ramapo College of New Jersey, U.S.A.



Japan Media Arts Festival- Niigata, COZMIX Building, Niigata

Japan Media Arts Festival- 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Power to Change, UDX THEATER, Tokyo

Rewind: Selections from the Harold and Ruth Newman New Media Collection, Asia Society, New York, U.S.A.

POLA MUSEUM ANNEX Exhibition 2016, Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo



Fermented Souls, KATESHIN Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

Unveiling Fundamentals in Contemporary Art Through Asia, OHD museum, Magelang, Indonesia.

Toutes uniques, toutes identiques: Accumulations, répétitions, proliférations dans l’art contemporain, Espace Sarah Bernhardt, Goussainville, traveled to: Le Musée Alfred Canal, Pont‐Audemer, France



Go-Betweens: The World Seen through Children, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, traveled to Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, The Museum of Art, Kochi

Impacts! Hazumi : Japanese Contemporary Art, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, USA

JAPON, ABBAYE SAINT ANDRÉ Centre d’art contemporain, Meymac, France

Tamagura Anime to Manga Haku, akibatamabi21, Tokyo



“The Garden of Forking Paths: Exploring Independent Animation, OCAT,”

OCT Contemporary Art Terminal Shanghai, Shanghai, China



“ZIPANGU The Surge of Japanese Contemporary Art,” The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, traveled to Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita (cat.)

“Planete Manga! (at Studio 13/16),” Centre Pompidou, Paris, France



East West Connect, Above Second Gallery, Hong Kong

JALAPAGOS, Art Gallery ARTIUM, Fukuoka

ZIPANGU−31 spirited artists cutting through new territories of Japanese contemporary art, Takashimaya Nihonbashi Exhibition Hall (8F), Tokyo, traveled to 2 other venues (cat.)



DOMANI−The Art of Tomorrow 2010 Exhibition, The National Art Center,Tokyo (cat.)

JALAPAGOS (Tokyo Designer’s week), Meiji Jingu Gaien, Tokyo

YouTube Play: Biennale of Creative Video, Guggenheim Museum, New York, U.S.A.

Make Believe, The Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, U.S.A.

Dazzled and Enchanted−New Age Animamix, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China



Enliven−In Between Realities and Fiction−Animamix Biennial 2009-2010,

Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

November Steps, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo



Off the Rails, Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, China (cat.)

KITA!−Japanese artists meet Indonesia, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Bandung, Indonesia (cat.)

VIDEOFORMES 2008, Clemont-Ferrand, France (cat.)

Eyes & Curiosity, Taiwan version, Soka Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan (cat.)



3L4D−3rd Life 4th Dimension, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan (cat.)

How to cook DOCOMODAKE ?, 201 Mulberry St., New York, U.S.A., traveled to

Intercommunication Center (ICC), Tokyo (cat.)

Pocheon Asia Biennale 2007−Encounter with Contemporary Asian Art, Pocheon Banweol Art Hall, Pocheon, Korea (cat.)

Contemporary Outlook: Japan, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, U.S.A.

International Contemporary Art from the Harn Museum Collection, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, U.S.A.

Get It Louder 2007, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Beijing, China (cat.)

Thermocline of Art

New Asian Waves, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)

CORPO SOCIALE, Galleria PACK, Milan, Italy

Festival EXIT, Maison des Arts de Creteil, Cretail, France

No American Talent II, Dark Matter : New Work from Japan, Okay Mountain, Texas, U.S.A.



Eyes and Curiosity from Tokyo, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

videotheque, Site Gallery, Sheffield, U.K.

Fiction@Love, MoCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China (cat.)



Swedish Comic Art Exhibition, Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa

Spoltore Ensomble 2005

The Evening Traveling: Animations, Dreams and

Visions from Contemporary Japan, Pescara, Italy

Paradiso d’Amore−Neo-Aesthetics of Animamic Age, Hangzhou Peace

International Exhibition and Conference Center, Hangzhou, China,traveled to Beijing World Art Museum, Beijing, China

Psionic Distortion, Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

Since 1994−the 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo

A−Lunch−, AXIS Gallery, Tokyo



Psionic Distortion, Super Deluxe, Tokyo

Tokyo Style, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Four Great Views of JAPAN, Gallery ES, Tokyo

Girls & Guns, The Proposition, New York, U.S.A.

Blind Pilots, The Proposition, New York, U.S.A.

OTOME KAIGI, Gallery ES, Tokyo



16th Japan Media Arts Festival, Animation Division Jury Recommended work with the animation piece “KiyaKiya



YouTube Play: Biennale of Creative Video, TOP 25 videos with the animation piece“Ladybirds’Requiem”digest version



7th Japan Media Arts Festival, Manga Division Jury Recommended work with the manga piece “Tsumekiri Monogatari



Animation Division Encouragement Prize of the 6th Japan Media Arts Festival, Animation Division Grand Prix of the DIGISTA AWARDS 2002, and Audience Prize of the 3rd Yuri Norshtein Grand Prix with the animation piece“The Evening Traveling

GEISAI1-GP, Yayoi Kusama Award with an installation entitled “Hakoniwa-Mushi



2nd AX Manga Newcomer’s Award, Encouragement Award with the manga piece “Kobayashi Kayoko

Public Collection

Asia Society, New York, U.S.A.

Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa, Japan

Mori Art Museum, Tokyo


2023 Thinking in New York 1-4, Akishobo Inc.

2020 A-ko’s Boyfriends 1~7, KADOKAWA

2017 A-ko’s Boyfriends 1~4, KADOKAWA

2014  Nothing Whatsoever All Out in the Open, Retrofit / Big Planet Comics

2013 The ‘KiyaKiya’ Drawings, Nanarokusha Publishing Inc.

2013 Akino Kondoh 1998-2013, Nanarokusha Publishing Inc.

2012 Usagi no Yoshio, Enterbrain

2012 Fushigi to iu niha Jimi na Hanashi, Nanarokusha Publishing Inc.

2011 Akino Kondoh KiyaKiya Sketch Collection, Nanarokusha Publishing Inc.

2009 Les insects en moi, Le Lezard Noir

2008 Usual Stories, Seirinkogeisha

2006 EIKO, Le Lezard Noir

2004 Hakoniwa-Mushi, Seirinkogeisha