Toru Kuwakubo

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1978 Born in Kanagawa, Japan
2002 B.F.A., Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan

Solo exhibition

2014
"One Wonderful Day Which Cannot Be Forgotten" Tomio Koyama Gallery Singapore, Singapore

2012
”The Sea by Night and Day” The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London, England
”Toru Kuwakubo exhibition” 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

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
Pepper's Loft Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Group exhibition

2014
"Group exhibition by Tomio Koyama Gallery" TOLOT/heuristic SHINONOME, Tokyo, Japan
”Ginza Mitsukoshi x Tomio Koyama Gallery, Art Sellection” Gallery, Ginza Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, Japan
”Taguchi Art Collection : TAG-TEN☆” Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Nagano, Japan

2013
"Tokyo Painting II | Mindscape between interior and exterior" Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Wonderful My Art" Kawaguchiko Museum of Art, Yamanashi, Japan
"Education, education and education" Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts, Building 11 Zone, Okayama, Japan [ Traveled to: GALLERY HIRAMINE, Kagoshima, Japan ]
"Ginza Mitsukoshi × Tomio Koyama Gallery Art Selection" Ginza Mitsukoshi 8th Floor Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Why not live for Art? II - 9 collectors reveal their treasures" Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Site: Place of Memories, Spaces with Potential" Hiroshima MOCA, Hiroshima, Japan
”Die Tanzende Bilder - The Essence of Taguchi Art Collection” Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan
"D Art Biennale 3rd exhibition" Daitec Sakae, Aichi, Japan

2012
"KISS THE HEART #1" Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
"Azamino Contemporary vol.2 Viewpoints Drawing & Painting" Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa, Japan
"VOCA 2012" The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Painting Never Dies" YUKA TSURUNO, Tokyo, Japan
”Blindsight”MA2Gallery, 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 collection

Toyota Art Collection
Takamatsu City Museum of Art
Takahashi Collection
Flowerman Collection
The Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company
The JAPIGOZZI Collection

Awards

2013
the First Prize at the 3rd D-Art Biennale

2012
VOCA Encouragement Prize

2011
The 3rd Koji Kinutani Prize, The Mainichi Newspapers

  • Toru Kuwakubo
  • 1978 Born in Kanagawa, Japan

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 Upcoming exhibitions

  • [8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery]
    Ian Woo
    The Difference Between Your Mountain and My Couch
    2014. 9. 10th(wed.) - 9. 29th(mon.)
     
  • [Tomio Koyama Gallery Singapore]
    Toru Kuwakubo
    One Wonderful Day Which Cannot Be Forgotten
    2014. 9. 26th(fri.) - 11. 9th(sun.)
     
  • [8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery]
    Erik Höglund
    2014. 10. 1st(wed.) - 10. 20th(mon.)
     

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