PROFILE-ENGLISH

Kota HIRAKAWA  

 

b.1987, Kouchi, Japan

Education:
2006 Graduated Omiya koryo high school, art course
2011 BFA: TAMA ART UNIVERSITY, Tokyo, JAPAN
2013 MFA: Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, JAPAN
2014 guest student(Class:Prof. Rolf Bier):Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design,Stuttgart,Germany

Solo Exhibitions:

2016

Between”,un petit GARAGE,Tokyo

2014
“fleeting dreams of paintings”, Bambinart Gallery, Tokyo
Trinitite-レキシノダンソウ、カイガノダンソウ, Marunouchi Building 7F,Tokyo
2013
where water goes, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo
TRINITITE2013, Bambinart Gallery, Tokyo
2012
Art Fair Tokyo, Bambinart Gallery Booth, Tokyo
2011
A Fertile Painting / A Fertile World, Bambinart Gallery, Tokyo
The Power of FOX, Bambinart Gallery, Tokyo
ANA MEETS ARTS, Haneda Airport Lounge, Tokyo
2010
The Neverending Story, MARUKI MUSEUM for THE HIROSHIMA PANELS, Saitama
Think Not, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo
2009
Human, Nature, Society, GALLERY at lammfromm, Tokyo
2006
Kota Hirakawa Solo Exhibition, Cafe lamp, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions:

2016

Identity XII – Memorandum on Sublime ,nca,Tokyo

VOLTA12-BASEL (Booth:MA2Gallery) ,Basel

“劫後風景”galerie nichido Taipei,Taiwan

“Journey of Painting” MA2 Gallery,Tokyo

「after XX」Turner Gallery,Tokyo

2015
“TERRADA ART AWARD2015″T-Art Gallery, Tokyo

“TOKYO art crossing Berlin” NEUROTITAN GALLERY,Berlin

“RUNDGANG 2015″Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart,Stuttgart

“Art & Breakfast International vol.2″Haus/Galerie 44,Stuttgart
2014
VOCA-THE VISION OF CONTEMPORARY ART 2014,THE UENO ROYAL MUSEUM,Tokyo,Japan
「Let’s Pink! 4」,Gallery rougheryet,Okinawa,Japan
2013
Why not live for Art? II – 9 collectors reveal their treasures – Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
Tokyo Wonder Wall, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOKYO,JAPAN
Kota Hirakawa, Christian Probst[東京,トウキョウ,Tokyo], Bambinart Gallery, Tokyo
Art award Tokyo Marunouchi2013 , Gyoko-dori Underground Gallery
SOMPO JAPAN ART PRIZE, FACE2013, SOMPO JAPAN MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo
Turner Golden Competition 2012, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo

2012
Keep A Breast ,Omotesando Hills,Tokyo
2011
The Morality 2, Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo
THE COLOR OF FUTURE, TURNER GALLERY,Tokyo
2010
Birth of Hongo Art Star, AiCOLORS FACTORY, Tokyo
Hito-Hito, Bambinart Gallery, Tokyo, JAPAN
2009
The Morality, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo, JAPAN
NEGAPOP, SHINWA ART MUSEUM, Tokyo, JAPAN
Train Show, the second vehicle of YAMANOTE LINE (outbound train), Tokyo, JAPAN
The Hero, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo, JAPAN
JIJI, TURNER GALLERY, Tokyo, JAPAN
2008
THE SIX, HILLSIDE TERRACE, Tokyo, JAPAN
VIA ART, SHINWA ART MUSEUM, Tokyo, JAPAN
Curriculum Vitae 2008, Wada Fine Arts, Tokyo, JAPAN
Shadowy Tale, gallery ni modo, Tokyo, JAPAN
THE 8th GUNMA BIENNALE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS, THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, GUNMA, Gunma, JAPAN
GEISAI Museum #2, TOKYO BIG SIGHT, Tokyo, JAPAN
Wonder SEEDS 2008, tokyo wonder site Shibuya, Tokyo, JAPAN
2007
THE SIX, YOKOHAMA RED BRICK WAREHOUSE, Kanagawa, JAPAN
Wonder SEEDS 2007, tokyo wonder site Shibuya, Tokyo ,JAPAN
2006
GEISAI#10, TOKYO BIG SIGHT, Tokyo, JAPAN

Awards:

2015

「TERRADA ART AWARD2015」Jurys Special prize( ATSUSHI SUWA)

2013
ART AWARD TOKYO MARUNOUCHI 2013, Mitsubishi Estate Co.,Ltd.Prize
2012
Turner Golden Competition 2012, Grand Prize
SOMPO JAPAN ART PRIZE, FACE2013, Jurys Special Award
2011
TAMA ART UNIVERSITY, Fukuzawa Award
2009
Turner Golden Competition 2009, second prize
2008
VIA ART2008, EFD KURATA prize
TOKYO WONDER SEEDS 2008, selected as a finalist

Scholarship:

2013 Contemporary Art Foundation,JAPAN

Public Collection:

2013 Mitsubishi Estate Company, Limited / Trinitite- Final Fighting on Attu