• Asari Fukushima solo exhibition “sunny spot”

    2016. 12. 14 Wed. - 2017. 1. 05 Thu.

    14/12, 2016(wed.)-15/01, 2017(tue.)
    Close on the last day at 6 PM

    Asari Fukushima will hold a solo exhibition who is based on west Japan, showing artworks with a cat as a motif.
    In addition to acrylic paint and rock paint, she will exhibit works of adorable cat drawn by collage of various materials together.
    Please come and see the latest work of the artist who was extremely popular with last year 's solo exhibition “For me, a cat is a very warm family who welcomes me gently at all times.
    That very happy and warm feeling when I am with them overflows even a little to my works,and I am very happy if the customer who visits in the cold can feel a little warm feeling.”Asari Fukushima

    Asari Fukushima
    When she started living with a cat 19 years ago, she was fascinated by a cat and started painting.
    From that time on, the cats are always the main character of the motif.
    While seeking ways to express cat's charm, she now mainly collages using pictures taken by herself, and do with mixed media using various materials such as acrylic paint and rock paint.
    Currently she lives with 23 cats in Shiga Prefecture.

    Artist staying date (there is a possibility to change)
    December 14, 17, 18, 24, 25, 30 January 5
  • Living with Art

    2016. 11. 30 Wed. - 2016. 12. 13 Tue.

    Everyday life is at home.
    Choose stylish furniture for each living space, make your usual life more comfortable, and decorate your favorite art there.
    Art that is new and can continue to go on for a long time, makes your life richer and more exciting. Interior and art proposed by DMOARTS.
    Surely you will want to imitate.
    Organizer & Venue: DMO ARTS

    Exhibitors: Asako Asahi, Yuta Okamura, Shiho Ueda, Shigeki Hattori, danny, Sawako Ninomiya, Anna Yamanishi Interior coordination: graf
  • Hitoshi Kuroki exhibition「Fragments of my wonderland」

    2016. 11. 16 Wed. - 2016. 11. 29 Tue.

    >Artist Hitoshi Kuroki has created the cover of "GINZA" magazine, and has provided illustrations for many fashion and culture magazines.
    His fashionable portraits attract many people.
    This exhibition, his first in Osaka in six years, will feature newly drawn works in addition to those shown in his solo exhibition "THE FANTASTIC HOTEL" held in Tokyo in October.
    The "Tear drop" series, which depicts women's tears, and the "Fantastic Human" series, which mixes humans with animals and plants, are the main works in Kuroki Hitoshi's concept of a modern fairy tale.
    Hitoshi Kuroki
    Born in 1978. Graduated from Osaka University of Arts, Department of Design.
    After working as an assistant to Yukinori Dehara, he became a freelance illustrator.
    In addition to providing illustrations for fashion and culture magazines such as POPEYE, GINZA, and GQ JAPAN, he has performed live drawings at a reception for Stella McCartney.
  • GOMA exhibition Lost memories, my world beginning to light up

    2016. 10. 26 Wed. - 2016. 11. 15 Tue.

    Artist GOMA draws various patterns of light, snow, flowers, water, and the sea in pointillism.
    GOMA will hold a long-awaited solo exhibition at DMOARTS.
    He is an active player of the didgeridoo, a traditional instrument of the Aboriginal people of Australia, and
    She is an artist who started primitive pointillism after a car accident 7 years ago.
    This summer, he published a book titled "Lost Memories: My World Begins to Light," which traces his journey from the accident and has been attracting much attention.
    This exhibition will show the trajectory of GOMA's activities up to the present, including the works featured in the book.
    Born in Osaka, Japan in 1973.
    In 2009, while playing the didgeridoo, a traditional Australian aboriginal instrument, GOMA was involved in a car accident that left him with memory impairment.
    Due to the aftereffects of the brain injury, she became hypersensitive to light, and suddenly started painting two days after the accident, using the world of light that she sees as her subject matter.
    Her pointillist paintings are characterized by primitive impulse-driven energy and beautiful gradation.
  • TOMBOSENSEI solo exhibition “Yeah! Meccha TOMBOSENSEI”

    2016. 10. 12 Wed. - 2016. 10. 25 Tue.

    Weekend event "Tonbo Sensei in the gallery & signing session".
    October 15 (Sat), 16 (Sun) 13:00~18:00
    Tonbo Sensei will be at DMOARTS to sign the items you bring to the gallery with his three-stripe signature.
    Please feel free to visit the gallery.
    DMOARTS is pleased to announce "Yeah! Mecha Tonbo Sensei," a solo exhibition by Tonbo Sensei, who can appear anywhere by simply drawing three lines.
    In addition to the traveling works of his solo exhibition "Tokyo Tonbo Sensei Musume," which was held in Tokyo this summer and attracted a great deal of attention, the exhibition will also feature a variety of images by Tonbo Sensei. In addition to the traveling works from the "Tokyo Tombo Sensei Musume" exhibition held this summer in Tokyo, a new series of works that hacks various images with three lines will also be unveiled.
    Not only cute, this is Tonbo Sensei's first solo exhibition in Osaka.
    Please come and enjoy!
    Illustrator who hacks certain loose objects with the concept of "just draw three lines and they appear anywhere.
    Active in a wide variety of activities, including participating in solo/group exhibitions, providing illustrations for companies/publishers, directing characters, and hosting talks.
  • NakamuramuchoYoshiteru Exhibition All Star

    2016. 9. 21 Wed. - 2016. 10. 11 Tue.

    Reception party: 24/09/2016 (Sat.) 18:00-
    Entrance free

    A collage artist “Nakamura Mucho Yoshiteru”, he creates collage works with gathering nostalgic matchboxes, used T-shirts, foreign stamps and more.
    Mainly the total 300 amount of matchboxes, a great variety of his works will fill up the wall of DMOARTS.
    All colourful and unique characters are one off pieces, and there will be new series of collages.
    We hope you’ll enjoy.
  • Heroshi Nakyamera Exhibition SMILE

    2016. 9. 07 Wed. - 2016. 9. 20 Tue.

    07/09/2016 (Wed.) - 20/09/2016 (Tue.)
    Open 7days a week
    Close 18:00 on 20th of September.
    Reception party: 10/09/2016 (Sat.) 18:00-
    Entrance free
    Special portrait event: 10(Sat.), 11(Sun.)/09/2016
    About 30min. per person ¥3,000-
    Reserve/Contact: onlineshop@dmoarts.com

    Heroshi Nakyamera attracts attention with his humorous illustrations.
    This is the second time solo exhibition following the last year at DMO ARTS.
    In addition to some works exhibited at solo exhibition “friendly” in July, more gentle and happy newly works will be on display.
    Not only illustrations, but also 3D works and goods made from cardboard will be on exhibit.
    His current mood is fantasy exceedingly similar to real.
    Humans, animals, plants and machines are all in a utopia.
    It should makes you smile.
  • “dream-ringing”. Ryosuke Matsuzono Exhibition

    2016. 8. 24 Wed. - 2016. 9. 06 Tue.

    24/08/2016 (Wed.) - 06/09/2016 (Tue.)
    10:00-21:00 Open 7days a week
    Reception party: 27/08/2016 (Sat.) 18:00- Entrance free

    It’s something like an unidentified record, and painting to never forget it.
    It might has appeared in my dreams, and painting it to remember it.
    I’ve named such an obscure existence comes from wherever “dream-ringing”.

    Ryosuke Matsuzono
    This is an annual solo exhibition of an illustrator Ryosuke Matsuzono.
    Now he is active widely in various fields, like a book-cover design and textile design and so on.
    His ink-painted illustrations express tiny magical stories of nostalgic strangers and unknown places.
  • HIROSHI NAGAI Exhibition Penguin’s Vacation Restaurant

    2016. 8. 03 Wed. - 2016. 8. 23 Tue.

    3rd Aug. (wed) - 23th Aug. (Tue) DMOARTS
    digmeout ART&DINER 10th Anniversary Exhibition
    9th Aug. (Tue) - 21st Aug. (Sun) digmeout ART&DINER

    The unrivaled illustrations originated with formative experiences from his youth journey in San Francisco in 1970.
    From 1980 onward, Hiroshi Nagai has been creating a great number of sleeves, and making his own unique presence at cultural scene.
    He has been painting a timeless scene of “Vacation” with his famous clear touch of drawing.
    This is a exclusive traveling exhibition that was on exhibit at gallery “CAY” in Tokyo.
    We will hold it at DMOARTS and digmeout ART&DINER the same as previous exhibition in Osaka that took place in 2013.
    We will exhibit and sale as well as the original pictures owned by himself, also new-painted illustrations for this exhibition, exclusive giclee prints, art books and T-shirts etc at DMOARTS.

    At digmeout ART&DINER, a large number of rare printings : the sleeves, ad goods, cassettes and novelties will be on display. Furthermore, Special DJ lounge party will be took place at 12th Aug.
    Hiroshi Nagai and various guests will come on for DJ.
    Summer midst, enjoy fantastic world of Hiroshi Nagai!!

    Summer Madness ~Penguins vacation~
    12th Aug. (Fri) 16:00-24:00 digmeout ART&DINER
    DJ: Hiroshi Nagai, Mao Yamasaki, Kenichi Aono (BEAMS RECORDS), Toru Hashimoto (suburbia),CHARBE, MASCOTBOY, Hajime Sakurai, JAZ-T52, DJ TANK
    ADMISSION ¥2,000 (incl.1drink)
  • Yumiko Kanda Presents: “Hikari no Tsubu” (Grain of Light)

    2016. 7. 20 Wed. - 2016. 8. 02 Tue.

    7/20 (Wed) - 8/2 (Tue)
    ※Doors close on the last day at 6:00pm.
    Reception Party: 7/23 (Sat) 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Please feel free to join us.

    Yumiko Kanda is presenting her one-woman exhibit, “Hikari no Tsubu” (Grain of Light).
    Yumiko uses common items as her motifs, including stationery and household goods, kitchen appliances, food, and more.
    When taking a closer look, she creates true-to-life works that show the real beauty in everyday “objects”.
    Yumiko uses the medium of bubbles as the focal point of this exhibit. Come and see something new from this highly praised artist.
    In only a number of grains, light lingers.
    A portion of them gather, shining as one light.
    I want to hold onto the shape and color created in that exact moment.
    Yumiko Kanda

    Yumiko Kanda
    Born in 1980.
    Graduated from Setsu Mode Seminar in 2007.
    As an illustrator, Yumiko currently creates art for books, magazines, and advertisements.
    Using acrylic gouache, she draws materials from everyday objects, highlighting their beauty and texture.
    In 2010, she was the Canvas@Sony Art Walk Audition Grand Prix winner.
    In 2011, she won the Masayoshi Nakajou HB File Competition.