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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
The Sea by Night and Day, The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London, UK

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:

2018
BEYOND WONDER, Perspectives of Utopia, Nagoya University of the Arts Art & Design Center, Aichi, Japan

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