EXHIBITION

  • 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.
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  • 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.

  • Fumitake Uchida solo exhibition “UKIYOREMIX”

    2018. 1. 12 Fri. - 2018. 1. 25 Thu.

    Fumitake Uchida solo exhibition “UKIYOREMIX”
    2018.1.12 fri. – 1.25 thu.



    DMO ARTS is pleased to present the Fumitake Uchida’s solo exhibition “UKIYOREMIX” from January 12th (Fri).



    “Ukiyo-e”, which the ordinary people enjoyed in old times, is often treated as a high level of art in modern days. If adding a subtle humor to it, it might update from the past to the present and turn into the art that many general public will enjoy.



    One phrase from Woddy Allen’s movies “Midnight in Paris” has captured me; "What was prosaic and even vulgar to one generation, had been transmuted by the mere passing of years to a status at once magical and also camp”



    Venue: DMOARTS Dates: Friday January 12 to Thursday January 25. Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day) Reception party: Saturday January 13, 18:00 – 21:00 (no reservation) ** Uchida appears at the reception party, please come and enjoy.



    Profile:
    Fumitake Uchida
    Fumitake Uchida is an artist based in Osaka, Japan.
    He graduated from Kyoto University of Art and Design in Textiles. Uchida focuses on the feelings in everyday life. On the basis of the Japanese spirit of emptiness of Zen, he depicts an ordinary landscape using simple lines, colors and forms. Its blankness allows us to forget time and think of memories hidden in our mind. His work has exhibited nationally and is part of public collections, has been featured in numerous publications such as “LE BOOK”. Currently he is working in various fields of art, design, music and fashion.
    http://fumitakeuchida.com/



  • Hevio Tamamura solo exhibition “PERRO”

    2017. 12. 29 Fri. - 2018. 1. 11 Thu.

    Hevio Tamamura solo exhibition “PERRO”
    2017.12.28 fri. – 1.11 thu.



    DMO ARTS is pleased to present the Hevio Tamaura’s illustration solo exhibition “PERRO” from December 29th (Fri).



    Perro means a dog in Spanish.
    Kawaii dogs, cool dogs, scary dogs….variety of canines’ friends gather at the DMOARTS to celebrate the year of the dog 2018!



    Venue: DMOARTS Dates: Friday December 29 to Thursday January 11. (Closing on January 1)
    Time: 10:00 – 21:00 (closing at 18:00 at the final day)
    Reception party: Friday December 29, 18:00 – 21:00 (no reservation)
    ** Hevio Tamamura appears at the reception party, please come and enjoy.



    Profile:
    Hevio Tamamura
    Born in Kyoto in 1971.
    Hevio is a freelance illustrator after working as a graphic designer. His dream in his childhood was being an entomologist. Yet the shape of it has been changed, he is good at drawing animals he loves and strange existences that might be there. He intends to draw illustration, logos, characters and so on that viewers get some imagination on motions and stories by looking at them. “Hevio no Dobutsu Origami (How to fold a sheet of paper to make animals)” is one of his publishing.
    http://torinoco.com/