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Toru Kuwakubo



Toru Kuwakubo

b. 1978, Kanagawa, Japan



Education:

2002

B.F.A., Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan



Solo Exhibitions:

2012

8/Art Gallery, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo



2010

Out of Noise, GALLERY HYUNDAI Gangnam Space, Seoul, Korea

Telling of Sea, Telling of Painter, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan



2008

World Citizens with the White Boxes, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan



2007

Women Living by the Sea, doART Gallery, Seoul, Korea

SCENERY OF TOMORROW, bendixen contemporary art, Copenhagen, Denmark



2006

Illusion of the Sea Ebbing Away, Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin, Germany

sleepless women, Gallery Stump Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan



2005

The Flower of Hole in the Sand, Project Room / Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Drawings, TKGY at lammfromm, Tokyo, Japan

BLOOMFIELD, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan



2003

Tokyo Wonder Site, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan



2002

Peppers Loft Gallery, Tokyo, Japan



Group Exhibition:

2015

Daisuke Fukunaga, Toru Kuwakubo, Mika Ninagawa, Satoshi Ohno, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo

Art Stage Singapore, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Singapore

Art Brussels, Brussels Expo, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Brussels



2014

Art Selection Exhibition, Ginza Mitsukoshi 8F Gallery, Tokyo

Tag-Ten Taguchi Art Collection, Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Tokyo



2013

Toru Kuwakubo/Tomoko Nagai/Midori Sato Group Exhibition: Tokyo Painting II, Mindscape between interior and exterior, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Collection, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Singapore

Wonderful My Art, Kawaguchiko Museum of Art, Yamanashi, Japan

Ginza Mitsukoshi x Tomio Koyama Gallery Art Selection, Ginza Mitsukoshi 8th Floor Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Site: Place of Memories, Spaces with Potential, Hiroshima MOCA, Hiroshima, Japan



2012

KISS THE HEART #1, Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Azamino Contemporary vol.2 Viewpoints Drawing & Painting, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa, Japan

Painting Never Dies, YUKA TSURUNO, Tokyo, Japan



2011

Temporary Exhibition: Art in an Office, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

Taguchi Art Collection, Global New Art, Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Reflections in collaboration with Tomio Koyama Gallery, ford PROJECT, New York, USA



2010

Paintings by Four Artists, Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

Artist File 2010: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo

3331 Arts Chiyoda Grand Opening Exhibition, 3331 Presents Tokyo: Part1, 3331 Arts chiyoda 1st Floor Exhibition Space, Tokyo, Japan

TOKYO WONDER WALL 2000-2009 10 years! Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan



2009

Happy New Year(s), bendixen Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark



2007

Portrait Session, NADiff, Tokyo / Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Summer Show, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo



2004

Yokohama Shimin Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

The Artists of Tokyo Wonder Wall, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan



2003

Promnard Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Wonder Wall, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan



Public Collections:

Toyota Art Collection

Takamatsu City Museum of Art

Takahashi Collection

Flowerman Collection

The Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company



Awards:

2012

VOCA Encouragement Prize



2011

The 3rd Koji Kinutani Prize, The Mainichi Newspapers