chiaki kohara solo exhibition “Dice and Key”
2017. 4. 26 Wed. - 2017. 5. 18 Thu.DMO ARTS Relaunching Anniversary Exhibition
chiaki kohara SAIKORO TO KAGI (Dice and Key)
DMO ARTS is pleased to present the solo exhibition of chiaki kohara, as the 1st opening event to celebrate our relocation n April 26.
During her exhibition in 2 years at DMO ARTS this time, new aggressive and bold approach spreading works to the wall will be coming. Original drawings and goods are sold.
Date and Location:
April 26, Wednesday – May 18, Thursday
10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 on the last day)
**Reception party on April 28, 18:00 – (no reservation)
The world Chiaki Kohara, aka “art idol” creates is beyond the canvas. She creates girls and animals with acrylic gauche, buttons, laces, package of snacks… they are full of fantasy and the world is a “wonderland” that attracts people. She received the “Yayoi Kusama Prize” at the UNIQLO creative awards in 2007. Kusama praised her as “There is a brightness of the youth in your artwork”. Born in 7th of July, 1986
Awards and Participations:
2015 3331αART HACK DAY – Best Artist Award
2015 CD jacket artwork “Music Train Haru No Majyutushi”, FM 802 “Access” Campaign song
2014 ART TOKYO, Exhibited “Kakumei Hug Chan”, a giant object created by support of a crowd-funding attracted big attention.
2013 ART TAIPEI, 4 days live painting remarkably attracted people.
2013 ART OSAKA (HOTEL GRANVIA, Osaka/Japan) 2013 ART FAIR TOKYO (Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo/Japan)
2012 BODAIJU EXPO 2012 (NEW OSAKA HOTEL Shinsaibashi, Osaka/Japan) 2012 THE BEST OF DMOARTS (DMO ARTS, Osaka/Japan)
2012 CANVAS@SONY 2012 – GRAND PRIZE, built 40m wall in Ginza, Tokyo.
2012 ART FAIR: ULTRA 005 (SPIRAL, Tokyo/Japan)
2012 RED BULL IGNITION - Live Painting of public streetlight (Osaka/Japan) / Redbull Ignition
2012 Solo Exhibition "Mammy!" (DMO ARTS, Osaka/Japan)
2012 ART FAIR TOKYO (Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo/Japan)
2011 GINZA Sony BUILDING Commission Work - overall length 38m large-scale mural painting
2011 DAEGU ART FAIR (Daegu/Korea)
2011 Solo Exhibition "Gimme a Hug" (DMO ARTS, Osaka/Japan)
2011 GIRLS POWER (TAG Gallery, Takamatasu/Japan)
2011 a girl spice! SHAKE ART Exhibition (e-ma, Osaka/Japan)
2010 Art Fair "Bodaiju Festa"（Ramada Hotel, Osaka/Japan)
2010 FM802 digmeout Exhibition (e-ma, Osaka/Japan)
2010 ILLUSTRAION CHOICE – Akira Uno Prize
2007 UNIQLO CREATIVE AWARD 2007 - Yayoi Kusama Prize