Biography

Akira KUGIMACHI
Born in 1968 in Yokohama Japan. Lives and works in Paris France
2000-2002 Overseas Training Grant for Emerging Artists, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japanese Government
1996-1999 Fine Art Master’s Degree at Université Paris VIII, France
1995-1996 Ecole National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Marseille, France
1989-1995 Japanese painting Master’s degree at Tama Fine Arts University of Tokyo, Japan

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
  • “Akira Kugimachi – Bifröst & Air” Fukuyama Tenmaya Art Gallery, Fukuyama
  • “Akira Kugimachi” Fujisaki Art Gallery, Sendai
2015
  • Art Fair Tobi, Tokyo
2013
  • "Snowscape" Art Fair Tokyo 2013, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Snowscape" Gallery Espace Kyoto, Nagoya
  • “Akira Kugimachi – Snowscape” Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Art Gallery, Tokyo
  • "Wall Painting – Trees" at Residence Mr KENZO TAKADA, Paris
2012
  • "Snowscape" Art Fair Tokyo 2012, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Snowscape" Nagoya Maruei Art Gallery, Nagoya
  • “Akira Kugimachi – Nightscape” Daimaru Fukuoka Art Galley, Fukuoka
  • "Ichigo ichie" Shinseido Gallery, Tokyo
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Nightscape" Daimaru Shinsaibashi Art Gallery, Osaka
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Snowscape&Nightscape" Okayama Tenmaya Art Gallery, Okayama
2011
  • "Ligtscape Colors" Art Fair Tokyo 2011, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
  • "Akira Kugimachi New Works" Fukuyama Tenmaya Art Gallery, Fukuyama
  • “Akira Kugimachi – Lightscape Seasons” Nihonbashi Takashimaya Art Galley, Tokyo
2010
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Shadows" Takamatsu Tenmaya Art Gallery, Kagawa
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Shadows", Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Art Gallery, Tokyo
  • "Watergrass&sky" Hiroshima Tenmaya Art Galley, Hiroshima
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Shadows" Keio Shinjuku Art Gallery, Tokyo
2009
  • "Akira Kugimachi" Fujisawa Saikaya Art Gallery, Kanagawa
  • "Lightscape Spectrum" Gallery Showerwood, Tokyo
  • "Akira Kugimachi" Yamagataya Art Gallery, Kagoshima
  • "Akira Kugimachi" Matsuzakaya Art Gallery, Nagoya
  • "Shadows + Lightscape" Art Fair Tokyo 2009, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
  • "Trees&Seascape" Tobi Art Fair 2009, Tokyo Bijutsu-Club, Tokyo
2008
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Seascape Dayligh" Tokyu Shibuya Art Gallery, Tokyo
  • "Akira Kugimachi -Lux Aeterna", Sogo Art Gallery, Yokohama / Kanagawa
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Seascape Daylight" Seibu Ikebukuro Art Forum, Tokyo
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Seascape & Trees" Toyama Yamato Art Gallery, Toyama
  • "Light Scape" Art Fair Tokyo 2008, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
  • "Seascape&Trees III", Okayama Tenmaya Art Gallery, Okayama
2007
  • "Seascape&Trees i, II, III" Tenmaya Art Gallery, Hiroshima / Fukuyama / Okayama
  • "Akira Kugimachi – Seascape Daylight" Seibu Numazu Art Gallery, Shizuoka
  • "Waves" Art Fair Tokyo 2007, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
  • "Seascape" Tobi Art Fair 2007, Tokyo Bijutsu-Club, Tokyo
2006
  • "Akira Kugimachi New Works" Gallery Shorewood, Tokyo
  • "Akira Kugimachi -Seascape" Sogo Yokohama Art Gallery, Kanagawa
  • "Paysage / Mouvement / Image" Gallery Laurence Belle, France
  • "Akira Kugimachi New Works " Tokyu Shibuya Art Gallery, Tokyo / Osaka Takashima-ya Art Gallery, Osaka
  • "Akira Kugimachi New Works -Light Scape" Gallery Shinseido, Tokyo
2003
  • “Infinity Waves” Gallery Shinseido, Tokyo
1999
  • “Dismantling Utopia” Gallery Point Jal, Paris
1995
  • “Akira Kugimachi” Gallery Ginza Surugadai, Tokyo
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
  • "I LOVE TAIWAN" Whitestone Gallery Taipei, Taiwan
2016
  • YAMAGIWA, Tokyo
  • "Paysages Subjectifs (Subjective Landscape)" Ianchelevici Museum, La Louvière
  • "PAD Paris (ART+DESIGN) " Stand, Jean-Jacques Dutko, Paris
  • "Sou and Zou 2016" Tokyo Art Club, Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, Kanazawa
  • "ENCOUNTERS" DUTKO Gallery, London
2015
  • "RINPA 400th MEMORIAL EXHIBITION"
  • Shisaibashi Daimaru, Osaka
  • Fukuyama Tenmaya, Hiroshima
  • Kintetsu Uehon-machi, Osaka
  • Kintetsu Abeno Harukas, Osaka
  • Kintetsu Nara, Nara
  • "Ombres & Lumières" Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko, Paris
  • "ART ELYSEES" Pavillons, avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris
2013
  • Ku kai 3 Gallery Kunimatsu, Tokyo
  • “Contemporary japanese ink painting” The National Art Museum, Tokyo
  • “Shibuya selection, japanese painting” Seibu Shibuya Art Gallery, Tokyo
2012
  • “A FORCE DE REGARDER AU LIEU DE VOIR” ART-CADE, Galerie des Grands Bains Douches de la Plaine, Marseille
  • “Nihonbashi kai 2012” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
  • "Ku kai 2" Gallery Kunimatsu, Tokyo
  • “MASURAO japanese peinting” Osaka Takashimaya Art Gallery
2011
  • “Sennenno-kai” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
  • “ARTISTES SOLIDAIRES AVEC LE JAPON” Le Pivot, Paris
  • “Tragique du Paysage” Galerie Eric Mircher, Paris
  • “Ku kai 1” Gallery Kunimatsu, Tokyo
  • “Chiheisen kai” Yamagata-ya Bunka Hall, Kagoshima
  • “Group Horizon” Nihonbashi Takashimaya Art Gallery, Tokyo
2010
  • “Shinpu-kai” Gallery Shinseido, Tokyo
  • “Sennenno-kai” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
  • “0+SM+3GO” Gallery Shorewood, Tokyo
2009
  • “Petit Tableau” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
  • “2016 Exhibition” Promo-arte Gallery /Tokyo Metropolitan Goverment Center /Takeo Mihonjo /Gallery Ginza /Gallery Bokushin, Tokyo
  • “Nihonbashi-kai 2009” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
  • “Shinbi-kai” Shinjuku Takashima-ya, Tokyo
  • “Ceux qui ont choisi Paris -Les talents venus de l’Est” Galerie Orenda, Paris
2008
  • “Petit Tableux” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
  • “Shinbi-kai” Shinjuku Takashima-ya, Tokyo
  • “Millennium” Seibu Ikebukuro, Tokyo / Sogo Shinsaibashi, Osaka
  • “Nocturne in Ginza” Gallery Yamashita, Tokyo
  • “Nihonbashi-kai 2008” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
  • “Sennen-no-kai ’08” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
2007
  • “Shinbi-kai” Shinjuku Takashima-ya, Tokyo
  • “Millennium” Seibu Ikebukuro, Tokyo / Sogo Shinsaibashi, Osaka / Sogo Kobe, Hyogo
  • “Nihonbashi-kai 2007” Onward Gallery, Tokyo
  • “Art Shanghai 2007” Shanghai, China
  • “Chicago Red Art Fair CRAF 2007” Lorado Taft Studio Midway, Chicago
  • “The Exhibition of Japanese Art Scene by 12 Selected Artists” Matsuzaka-ya, Nagoya
2006
  • “Millennium” Seibu Ikebukuro, Tokyo / Sogo Shinsaibashi, Osaka / Sogo Kobe, Hyogo
  • “Kyoto Art Gallery Fair 2006” Miyako Messe, Kyoto
2005
  • “Ginga-no-kai” Kintetsu Osaka, Osaka
2003
  • “Prescience” Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo
2002
  • “Horizont 21” Gallery Shiraishi, Tokyo
2001
  • “Horizont 21” Gallery Shiraishi, Tokyo
1996
  • “Escale” Galerie des Beaux-Arts de Marseille, Frence
1994
  • “The Price of The Ueno Royal Museum” The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
  • “Counter Point” Gallery Ginza Surugadai, Tokyo
1993
  • “New Creation” Takashima-ya, Tokyo
  • “The Price of TakiFuji” Tokyo Wall Gallery, Tokyo
1992
  • “New Creation” Takashima-ya, Tokyo

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