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16 Sep 2017 [Fukuoka]Takashide KOMATSU Exhibition Saturday, September 16 – Sunday, October 1, 2017
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Takahide Komatsu 
1979 Born in Nbeoka city, Miyazaki/Graduated from Artist Course, Kyusyu DesignerGakuin (Fukuoka)

2006 ART SHANGHAI 2006 (Shanghai)
2007 New Talent From Japan Exhibition(New York)
2008 Solo Exhibition「Coexistence」TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY(Osaka)
2009 Solo Exhibition「coexistence」Gallery Forty-seven(London)
   Korea International Art Fair 2009 (Seoul)
2010 Art Fair Tokyo 2010(Tokyo International Forum)
2011 Solo Exhibition「Ephemeralness」TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY(Osaka)
   Art Fair Tokyo 2010(Tokyo International Forum)
   ART TAIPEI 2011(Taipei)
   Solo Exhibition FINE ART ASIA 2011(Hong Kong)
2012 FINE ART ASIA 2012(Hong Kong)
2013 Solo Exhibition「GENBU」MIZOE Art Gallery(Fukuoka)
   Asia Contemporary Art Show 2013(Hong Kong)
2014 Solo Exhibition「MIZU」MIZOE Art Gallery(Tokyo)
   Affordable Art Fair Singapore(Singapore)
   ART TAIPEI 2014 (Taipei)
2015 Affordable Art Fair Brussels(Brussels)
   NEW CITY ART FAIR NY(New York)
    Art Fair Tokyo 2015(Tokyo International Forum)
    Affordable Art Fair Singapore(Singapore)
    Solo Exhibition「SANSHISUIMEI」MIZOE Art Gallery(Fukuoka)
   Art Expo Malaysia Plus 2015(Kuala Lumpur)
 FINE ART ASIA 2015(Hong Kong)
2016 Solo Exhibition「Homage to Korin」Fabrik Gallery(Hong Kong)
   Asia Contemporary Art Show spring 2016(Hong Kong)
   Japanese Contemporary Art Show(Manila)
   Asia Contemporary Art Show autumn 2016(Hong Kong)
2017 Solo Exhibition Art Fair Tokyo 2017(Tokyo International Forum)
    Solo Exhibition「Satoyama」MIZOE Art Gallery(Tokyo)
    ART STAGE JAKARTA 2017(Jakarta)


Project
2010 (COP10) United Nations, The Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of the Parties・special exhibition/Collection
2011 Sponsorship by Fukuoka City Foundation for Arts and Cultural Promotion/Hakata Riverain Mall・Artlier Exhibition
2012 Hong Kong(Harbour City) The Wharf Art Collection
2013 DELLXPS13×13 craftsmen who inherit traditional culture
2015~ Vision Global Wi-Fi「GO-BEYONDER」
2016 Produced 「Nobeoka Castle Poster Group Butterfly Diagram」for Nobeoka City’s New Government Building Citizen Space ( which was donated by Asahi Kasei)
   Selected by LEXUS NEW TAKUMI PROJECT 2016
   Dealt with the collaboration with Sumitomo Forestry Co. Ltd of the project of 「a floor painting」
08 Sep 2017 ART FAIR ASIA FUKUOKA 2017
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The 3rd edition of the first art fair in Fukuoka, ART FAIR ASIA / FUKUOKA 2017, will be held at Hotel Okura Fukuoka. Galleries from across Asia participate in this art fair, and it is expected to be one of the most interesting international art fair for the artists, museums, galleries, collectors and art professionals all over the world. Behind its background, there is a fact that it is a unique project that brings out the regional characteristics in Fukuoka with the cooperation of Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, which is the only museum in the world that collects Asian art systematically. In 2015, the year of the launch of this project, it recorded 2200 attendants with the participation of a total of 27 galleries and gained a great response. 37 galleries will participate this year.
For our second time participating in this art fair, MIZOE Art Gallery presents three artists, who are all from Kyushu.
First of all, Takahide KOMATSU, who was from Miyazaki and has been depicting butterflies and insects with the theme of the changes in ecosystem. He was well received at Art Fair Tokyo 2017, and also was elected by Lexus New Takumi Project in last year. The range of his success is increasing more and more. After the AFAF, from 16th of September, his solo exhibition will be held in MIZOE Art Gallery in Fukuoka.
Secondly, Nami SHIBATA, who had her first hometown solo exhibition in Fukuoka last year, and then she was nominated by Koji KINUTANI Prize Prize in this year. She has been pursuing and suggesting the new possibilities of painting by decomposing and recomposing the pictorial elements such as colors and lines.
Thirdly, Tomonori TOYOFUKU, he is one of the most famous sculptors in Japan, and was born in Fukuoka. There are several wood carving works exhibited in MIZOE Art Gallery as its treasure. And also in the gallery, there are some secondary good works, which are the specialty of MIZOE Art Gallery.

Preview:
Invited guests and the press only.
11:00pm – 6:00pm, September 8 (Fri)

Public Opening:
11:00am – 7:00pm, September 9 (Sat) *No enter after 18:30
11:00am – 7:00pm, September 10 (Sun) *No enter after 18:30

The information of the tickets (official website)
https://www.artfair.asia/
19 Aug 2017 [Fukuoka]Shin KAMIKAWA Exhibition Saturday, August 19 – Sunday, September 3, 2017
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A variety of “shapes” with a strong presence that appear in the earthy-colored landscapes… The landscape of his hometown, where he spent his childhood and which has completely changed over time, has always been the origin of what Kamikawa paints.
Scale feeling of the coal industry boasting prosperity. Kamikawa explains that the “power of the ground” and the vitality of people there are at the core of his aesthetic sense. This is his first solo exhibition in three years in Fukuoka. Please come and experience the overwhelmingly powerful world of Kamikawa including the series THE WALL, which he created by looking at his hometown once again. We are looking forward to seeing you at the exhibition.

【Biography】
1958 Born in Nogata, Fukuoka, Japan.
1983 B.F.A. from Musashino Art University.
1984 Grand Prix in Young Art Award Exhibition Kyushu.
1995 Grand Prix in Tanio Museum Award Exhibition.
1996 Merit Award in Aoki Shigeru Memorial Award Exhibition.
1997 Honorable Mention in Yasui Award Exhibition.
2011 Solo exhibition at Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art.

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