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Todays Visitor by Misaki Kawai



Misaki Kawai



b. 1978, Osaka, Japan

Lives and works in New York, USA



Solo Exhibitions:

2014

Playmaking, The Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan



2011

Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

TBA, Galleri Loyal, Malmo, Sweden

Pencil Excercise, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo

Enpitsu Taiso, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo



2010

Project N43, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery



2009

Homeland 2020, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo

Kung Fu Forest, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston



2008

Outdoor Club, Paul Bright, Toronto

Fancy Pants, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Kimagure Float, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo



2007

Fuzzy Love, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm

Momentum 7, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Big Break, Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padova, Italy

Tiger Punch, Clementine Gallery, NYC



2005

Mars Investigation Laboratory, Kantor / Feuer Window, NYC



2004

Kuru Kuru Jet, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco



2003

Octopus Pier, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, NYC

Misaki Kawai, Kenny Schachter Contemporary, NYC



2002

Air Show, Kenny Schachter ConTEMPorary, NYC



Group Exhibitions:

2015

Tiger Tiger, Salon 94, New York



2014

Early Man, The Hole, New York



2013

AREA, The Hole, New York



2011

International Exhibitions / Fumetto, Lucerne, Switzerland



2010

Mutant Pop, curated by Joe Grillo, Laura Grant and Brandon Joyce, LOYAL, Malmo

Not Quite Open For Business, The Hole, NYC

Album, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen



2009

Wild Feature 2 curated by Brian Belott, Galerie Zurcher, Paris

I Believe: Japanese Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama

Visions of the Frontier, Institute Valencia d Art Modern, Valencia

Wild Feature curated by Brian Belott, Galerie Zurcher, NYC

Flight of fancy, Kenny Schachter, ROVE, London



2008

Last Secound First - Narrative Art for the New Century curated by Jordin Isip, ISB Gallery, Providence

Mail Order Monsters, Max Wigram Gallery, London

Just It, Just Be, Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway

Return to Sender, KRETS, Malmo, Sweden

I Wont Grow Up, CHEIM & READ, NYC

Everything Else, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NYC

Wet N Wild, KIM LIGHT - LIGHTBOX, LA

Object Salon curated by Bob Nickas, Kathy Grayson, Pascal Spengemann, Brooke Geahan and Thomas Beale, Honey Space, NYC

KUNST GRUPPE, WERKSTATTE, NYC

Kawai Misaki and Tao Soju, Gallery J Chen,Taipei



2007

Making a Home: Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York, Japan Society, NYC

Red Hot: Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Homegrown curated by Renee Riccardo, David Krut Projects, NYC

Not only A but also B curated by Atsuko Ninagawa, Transformer Gallery, Washington DC

Paper Trails - New Adventures in Drawing, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

I Love Tourism organized by Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Galleria di Piazza San Marco, Venice

Five Painters, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm



2006

Guy Ben-Ner and Misaki Kawai, TAKEFLOOR 404&502, Tokyo

Unwrapping the Wing curated by Devon Dikeou, Invisible Museum, Denver

BORO-BORO DORO-DORO, Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Art Parade organized by Deitch Project, NYC

A Thousand Things curated by 2K by Gingham, MU Museum, Holland

Collage Party, ZieherSmith Gallery, NYC

Waves curated by marsea goldberg, Mollusk Surf Shop, San Francisco

Its a Beautiful Day curated by Paul Laster and Renee Riccardo, Ise Cultural Foundation, NYC

Dont Abandon the Ship curated by Eddie Martinez, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston

The Studio Visit, EXIT ART, NYC

Mars Investigation Laboratory, Kantor-Feuer Window, NYC



2005

Live Through This organized by Deitch Projects, Miami Design Direct, Miami

Tiger Drip, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm

Hanging by a Thread curated by Nina Arias and Jose Diaz, the Moore Space, Miami

No Bones About It, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles

MOVE No. 13 curated by Rich Jacobs, Clementine Gallery, NYC

Greater New York 2005, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, NYC

The New Image Art Show, RVCA, Los Angeles



2004

FIVE ARTIST SHOW, Kenny Schachter ROVE, London

Trunk of Humours, Deitch Projects, NYC

KURU KURU JET, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco

MAJORITY WHIP, White Box, NYC



2003

Special Projects Fall 2003, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, NYC

SUN PARK, Inman Gallery, Houston

BABY YOU CANT DRIVE MY CAR curated by Kenny Schachter, Cooper Classics, NYC

ART BAND curated by Kenny Schachter, Capitale, NYC

FUNNY CRY HAPPY, New Image Art, Los Angeles



2002

AIR SHOW, Kenny Schachter Contemporay, NYC