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Gen Aihara



Gen Aihara



b. 1972, Hyogo, Japan

Lives and works in New York



Education:

1999

M.A., SUNY at Purchase, New York, USA



1995

B.F.A., Kyoto University of Art and Design, Graphic Design and Photography



Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2008

Ise Cultural Foundation, NYC

MU Project, Washington DC

Montpelier Art Center, MD



2006

Trace, Shigeko Bork mu project, Washington, DC, USA



2002

Prinz Gallery, Kyoto, Japan



1999

Thesis Show, The Richard and Dolly Mass Gallery, SUNY Purchase, NY



1998

Show and Lecture, Gallery ISSISS, Kyoto, Japan



1995

Thought of Face, Gallery ISSISS, Kyoto Japan



Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016

AIPAD Photography Show, Lee Marks Gallery, Park Avenue Armory, NY



2012

VIP Photo On-Line Fair \\\"In the Abstract, Gen Aihara and Mariana Cook, Lee Marks Gallery



2005

Ise Cultural Foundation, NY



2004

Seen/Unseen 04, Eastern New Mexico University, New Mexico, USA

Small Works, 80 Washington Square Gallery, NYC



2003

Invitational Small Works, SOHO 20 Gallery, New York, USA

National Juried Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association.

Spring Juried Show, SOHO 20 Gallery, NYC.



2002

Asian Cross, Kyoto, Japan and Tegu, Korea



2001

Kiyosato Young Portfolio Exhibition, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Japan



2000

Sothebys Artlink International Young Artists 2001, New York and Tel Aviv



1999

The 16th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Navapro Council of Arts,

Texas, USA



1998

The 2nd Annual National Juried Print Exhibition, Minnesota Univ., MN, USA



1997

The 3rd Young Portfolio Exhibition, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts

MFA Show of Universities in NY area, CUNY-Hunter College, NYC.

MFA Show at SUNY-Purchase College, NY.



1995

The 8th Young Japanese Photographers, Long Island University, NY, USA

New Typology, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, USA



1994

The 4th Juried 3x3m Exhibition, Gardian Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan



1993

The 2nd Juried 3x3m Exhibition, Gardian Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 2nd Young Japanese Photographers Exhibition, Nara Photo Museum, Nara



Public Collections:

Museum of Fine Art Houston, Texas, USA

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, USA

Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Kiyosato, Japan

Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan

The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN



Awards:

1999

The 16th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Navapro Council of Arts, Texas, Honorable Mention



1994

The 4th Juried 3x3m Exhibition, Gardian Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Honorable Mention



1993

The 2nd Juried 3x3m Exhibition, Gardian Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Honorable Mention



Fellowship award by Cibitella Foundation.