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Youichi Umetsu





Youichi Umetsu

b. 1982, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan

Education:
2005
Graduated from the Department of Oil painting, Tokyo Zokei Art University

Solo Exhibitions:

2017
Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
Paintings got sick, home nursing and love story, Galleria Finarte, Aichi, Japan

2016
ARCH, APMoA Project, ARCH vol.20 Goichi Umetsu, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

2015
From Lamb to Mutton, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
From Lamb to Mutton, NADiff a/p/a/r/t, Tokyo, Japan

2014
Wisdom, Impression, Sentiment - A, ARATANIUANO, Tokyo

2009
Gold Dessin, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo

2008
POST GRADUATION, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo

2006
Kinzokusei no Shikakukei, Gallery ES, Tokyo

2005
LIQUID NIGHT☆, Gallery Honjoh, Tokyo

2004
E ni naranai E, Free space PRAHA, Sapporo, Japan

Group Exhibitions:

2019
Weavers of Worlds - A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern and Contemporary Art, MOT, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

2017
Parplume University –Fantasia from top to end, Gallery Toritachi-no-ie, Tottori, Japan
The Riddle of Art: Takahashi Collection, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
Japanese Contemporary Art is here! TAKAHASHI COLLECTION 2017 mindfulness!, Yamagata Museum of Art, Yamagata, Japan
Go for Love Girl - Parplume University and Kosoga of Yoichi Umetsu, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Parplume Summer Break, NADiff Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Reborn-Art Festival, Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
TARO prize 20 years / 20 devilish children, Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Optical Facade of Parplume, gallery N, Aichi, Japan

2016
Setouchi Triennale 2016, Megijima Island, Kagawa, Japan
3331 Art Fair 2016 -Various Collectors Prizes-3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Welcome to the Parpltown, Parplume Preparatory School, Jellified Parplume Container, Parplum Hut Observatory, Kanagawa, Japan
X kai and Parplume, CHAOS LOUNGE, Tokyo, Japan

2015
Parplume University Story, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan

2014
TAKAHASHI COLLECTION - Mindfulness! 2014, Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan
Wisdom・Impression・Sentiment・A, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
Parplume University II, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
Innocence, Temple du Gout, Nantes, France

2012
Art HK, ARATANIURANO, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong

2011
Family Affair, xyz collective, Tsurumaki, Setagaya, Japan

2010
Cosmetic Girl and Tired Boy, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
Self Portrait - Watashitoiu Tanin, Takahashi Collection, Hibiya, Tokyo, Japan
Living with Art - Contemporary Art from Japan and Taiwan, Yi&C. Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Small Paintings, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan

2009
neoneo Part1 [boys], TAKAHASHI Collection Hibiya, Tokyo
VOCA 2009, The Vision of Contemporary Art, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo (Selected by Natsumi Araki/Mori Art Museum)
ZAIMIZAMZIMA Exhibition Forum, ZAIM Annex 401, Yokohama, Japan
Long Season, Michael Ku Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2006
The 9th Annual Taro Okamoto Competition of the Contemporary Art, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Japan

2005
Nyukashou, Free space PRAHA, Sapporo, Japan

2004
Outrange, Free space PRAHA, Sapporo, Japan
Matsu ni Koromo Ume kaori, Ha chirinuru Shiro no Nishi, Bunpoudou Gallery, Tokyo

Awards:
2006
Received the 9th Taro Okamoto Semi-grand Prize