EXHIBITION

  • Chiaki Kohara solo exhibition – “Grimoire”

    2018. 8. 10 Fri. - 2018. 9. 06 Thu.

    closing at 18:00 at the final day

    DMO ARTS is pleased to announce to have the solo exhibition of Chiaki Kohara from August 10th to September 6th at DMOARTS gallery. This solo exhibition entitled “Grimoire”, a book of magic and spells in English, will be filled with fantasy with a bit spice of black magic that Kohara draws. The tiny antique shop like atmosphere will be represented. She will exhibit variety of her works from figures to line drawings in addition to new works for the exhibition. Let’s find out whether the spell on destruction of the world or tips to be happy is being drawn.


    Venue: DMOARTS
    Dates: Friday August 10th to Thursday September 6th
    Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day)

    Reception Party Saturday August 11th during 18:00-21:00 (No reservation is required)
    Kohara appears in the gallery, please feel free to come and enjoy.


    Profile:
    Chiaki Kohara, has very a distinctive style when it comes to painting, one example being her collection of large-eared, stretchy limbed girls accompanied by amusing animals. These pieces are created with variety of materials including acrylic gouache, button, lace, and snacks packages. Her work takes you into a wonderland where every girl has once dreamed of going. She has been awarded on numerous occasions, including having won the Yayoi Kusama choice UNIQLO Creative Award in 2007, and having had her art adorned on the SONY Building in Ginza for the “Canvas @ SONY” Art Wall Exhibition in 2012. She is currently holding exhibitions throughout japan and even overseas, making fans of people from all over the world. Recently, she challenges to performances with fusion of technology and arts.

    www.chiakikohara.com
    https://calar.ink/

  • Konatsu Tani solo exhibition – “ie”

    2018. 7. 05 Thu. - 2018. 7. 19 Thu.

    DMO ARTS is pleased to announce to have the solo exhibition of Konatsu Tani from July 5th. This is the 1st exhibition at DMOARTS for Tani, the Osaka and Kyoto based illustrator who is active as a professional illustrator.


    Venue: DMOARTS
    Dates: Thursday July 5th to Thursday July 19th
    Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day)


    Reception Party Saturday July 7th 18:00-21:00 (No reservation is required)
    Tani appears in the gallery, please feel free to come and enjoy.


    “ie” is the Esperanto language means “somewhere”.
    And “ie” sounds in Japanese means “home”.
    What she draws by color pencils are all about “some family in somewhere” with no region and era. A story of anonymous and fantastical family in somewhere.


    Profile:
    Konatsu Tani was born in Osaka in 1993. After graduating from Kyoto Seika University, she has been working as an illustrators for both of commission and her own works.

  • DMOARTS in ART OSAKA 2018

    2018. 7. 06 Fri. - 2018. 7. 08 Sun.

    Preview: 7. 06 Fri.

    DMO ARTS is pleased to announce to participate ART OSAKA 2018, the biggest art fair focusing on contemporary art gathering 54 galleries over the countries. This year, DMOARTS exhibits 7 young talented artists in 2 rooms.


    Yuma Yamashiro (ROOM 6227)
    Saki Matsumura (ROOM 6217)
    Kenryou Gu (ROOM 6217)
    Ryoki Kurasaki (ROOM 6217)
    Taisuke Kondouh (ROOM 6217)
    Kaya Morishita (ROOM 6217)
    Masaya Daito (ROOM 6217)
    English / Japanese interpretation at the booth of DMOARTS is available.


    Venue: HOTEL GRANVIA OSAKA 26th floor www.granvia-osaka.jp
    Dates: Saturday July 7th – Sunday July 8th
    Time: 11:00 – 20:00 (closing at 19:00 at the final day)
    Admission: 1,500 Yen for 1 day pass
    For more information www.artosaka.jp


  • YUGO. – MASSIVE INTERNET

    2018. 6. 08 Fri. - 2018. 7. 04 Wed.

    DMOARTS is pleased to announce to have the solo exhibition of YUGO. This is the 4th show at DMOARTS since 2015.
    Through his work presenting our own addictions to Internet, YUGO. focuses on theme of “Internet and the reality” by describing lifestyle and value in the positive yet dark way.
    The exhibition will be held in three venues in Osaka, Tokyo and Fukuoka. Exhibited works will be replaced in each location. Not only tableaus but also original designed goods by YUGO. will be available on galleries.


    Produced by DMOARTS

    Venue: DMOARTS
    Dates: Friday June 8 to Wednesday July 4.
    Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 6pm at the final day)

    YUGO. (digmeout artist)
    Illustrator, designer and art director.
    All-around artist specializes in music and fashion fields such as rock bands, musicians, apparel companies, music events and fashion magazines.


    Venues:
    Osaka / DMO ARTS
    2018.6.8 fri. - 7.4 wed.

    Tokyo / TOKYO CULTUART by BEAMS
    2018.8.3 fri. - 8.22 wed.

    Fukuoka / TAGSTA
    2018.10.6 sat. - 10.30 tue.


    http://yugo.link

  • Atsushi Toyama solo exhibition “An art exhibition in silence”

    2018. 5. 25 Fri. - 2018. 6. 07 Thu.

    DMO ARTS is pleased to announce to have the solo exhibition of Atsushi Toyama solo exhibition from May 27th. This is the 1st exhibition at DMOARTS during his 20 years career as an artist. Toyama is the illustrator based in Tokyo and Kobe who is in active works in books and textile designs. Birds, flowers and plants….. Toyama draws ordinal objects surrounding us with his relaxed touch. Nearly 20 works including new drawing for this exhibition will be exhibited.



    Venue: DMOARTS
    Dates: Friday May 25 to Thursday June 7.
    Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day)



    Reception Party 5/26 Sat. 18:00-21:00 (non reservation)
    Toyama appears in the gallery, please come and enjoy.



    Profile: Atsushi Toyama, the illustrator based in Kobe and Tokyo, have worked for “Birdbook” and “Colored Birdbook”, and other books, posters, CD sleeves, textile designs, window designs and picture books. Besides his commission works, he often produces workshop for kids. He keens in football and his favorite place is Panasonic Stadium Suita.
    atsushi-toyama.tumblr.com

  • Hozuki Kato’s solo exhibition “looking for serendipity”

    2018. 3. 16 Fri. - 2018. 3. 29 Thu.

    Hozuki Kato’s solo exhibition “looking for serendipity”
    2018.3.16 fri. – 3.29 thu.



    DMO ARTS is pleased to announce new solo exhibition of Hozuki Kato. Kato is a fine art painter based in Osaka and is one of an up-and-coming artist. This is her first solo exhibition at DMOARTS.



    Venue: DMOARTS
    Dates: Friday March 16 to Thursday March 29.
    Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day)



    Profile
    Hozuki Kato was born in Osaka in 1992.
    Graduated from Kyoto University of Art & Design in 2015



    Solo Exhibitions:
    2017: at Gallery 16 (Kyoto)
    2015; at Kyoto Art Outlet Center (Kyoto)
    2015: at Gallery 16 (Kyoto)



    Awards:
    2016: Shell Art Award
    2015: Unknown Asia Art Exchange Osaka 2015, judge “Rick Wang” Award
    2015: Kyoto University of Art & Design Degree show, the First Prize

  • sakuraihajime illustration works – solo exhibition POP ART SOUL-2018 Spring Collection

    2018. 3. 30 Fri. - 2018. 4. 12 Thu.

    DMO ARTS is pleased to announce solo exhibition of sakuraihajime aka POP ART SOUL entitled POP ART SOUL-2018 Spring Collection.



    Sakurai, is known for a graphic designer and illustrator, had a turning point year in 2017 from creation of the music band Nona Reeves “Mission” art work to participation in the art event in Bangkok after participating in Unknown Asia 2017. Now, his first solo exhibition at DMOARTS starts this spring!



    Venue: DMOARTS Dates: Friday March 30 to Thursday April 12. Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day)



    Reception party: Saturday March 31 18:00-21:00 Sakurai appears in the gallery, please come and enjoy.



    Profile Hajime Sakurai aka POP ART SOUL is a graphic designer and an illustrator based in Osaka since 2010. His works varies from magazine to major companies in Japan. Graduated from Kyoto Institute of Technology in 2002 https://digmeout.net/artists/sakuraihajime

  • Haruka Kanzaki’s solo exhibition “BEER, BEER, BEER!”

    2018. 3. 02 Fri. - 2018. 3. 15 Thu.

    Haruka Kanzaki’s solo exhibition “BEER, BEER, BEER!”
    2018.3.2 fri. – 3.15 thu.



    DMOARTS is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition of Haruka Kanzaki.



    Kanzaki is an illustrator in Tokyo who was one of the topical artists among participants UNKNOWN ASIA Art Exchange Osaka 2017 and won the judge award of Chang Kuochuen, the owner of Boss Gallery in Taipei. She draws lots of beer bottles all around the world. She would like to express something fun atmosphere that beer brings to our communication and lives. Her solid line drawing is reminiscent of that by Andy Warhol and Ben Shahn. Finally her solo exhibition is to be held at DMOARTS. This is also her first debut outside Tokyo. Please don’t miss this precious opportunity.



    Venue: DMOARTS
    Dates: Friday March 2 to Thursday March 15.
    Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day)
    Reception party: Saturday March 3, 18:00 – 21:00 (no reservation)
    ** Kanzaki appears at the reception party, please come and enjoy.



    “Good company, good meals and good vibrations”, these 3 “good” things are indispensable to my life. I bet you are the same. Of course I don’t drink during drawing… who knows?
    Haruka Kanzaki



    Profile
    Haruka Kanzaki was born in Shizuoka in 1999.
    Graduated from Waseda University in 2013
    Graduated from Kuwasawa Design School in 2017



    “I liked drawing, hand crafting and movies from my childhood. After studying movies at the university, I worked for a movie distribution company, the creation of subtitle dubbing section. Currently I work as a graphic designer and an illustrator.”

  • Ayaka Nishino solo exhibition “Stance”

    2018. 2. 16 Fri. - 2018. 3. 01 Thu.

    Ayaka Nishino solo exhibition “Stance”
    2018.2.16 fri. – 3.1 thu.



    DMO ARTS is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Stance” by Ayaka Nishino.



    Old factories in a corner of town, houses with objects being stacked casually. What the painter, Ayaka Nishino expresses is a casual scenery that she noticed from her “stance” in daily life. The landscape that everyone can see from the usual way is expressed as a piece of “life” by oil painting. Please come and enjoy her second solo exhibition for the first time in 2 years at DMOARTS.



    Venue: DMOARTS
    Dates: Friday February 16 to Thursday March 1.
    Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day)
    Reception party: Saturday February 17, 18:00 – 21:00 (no reservation)
    ** Nishino appears at the reception party, please come and enjoy.

  • Mayumi Terada solo exhibition “Koidakara, Shikatanai (Because it’s love, that’s the way)”

    2018. 1. 26 Fri. - 2018. 2. 15 Thu.

    2018.1.26 fri. – 2.15 thu.



    DMO ARTS is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition “Koidakara, Shikatanai (Because it’s love, that’s the way) by Mayumi Terada.



    Terada is a professional illustrator who often works for variety fields in publishing such as books, magazines and advertisements. Throughout the exhibition, she shows her original artworks with the theme of “love”; bitter sweet love and heart flutter love that would suit especially to the season of love.



    Venue: DMOARTS Dates: Friday January 26 to Thursday February 15. Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day) Reception party: Saturday January 27, 18:00 – 21:00 (no reservation) ** Terada appears at the reception party, please come and enjoy.