chiaki kohara exhibition「Gimme a Hug」
2011. 5. 18 Wed. - 2011. 5. 31 Tue.May 18 (Wed) - May 31 (Tue), 2011 at DMO ARTS, JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan 3 FDMO ARTS will hold the first solo exhibition of Chiaki Kohara, Gimme a Hug.
Since she started her artistic career in 2008, Chiaki Kohara has been popular for her characteristic artwork and her own uniqueness.
She has been invited to many art events in Japan.
Her original works of art will be on sale for the first time ever, and Kohara herself creates installation in the gallery space.
An iPhone App with the video of her live painting will be released, as well as designed pants created through her collaboration with GUNZE BODYWILD.
Her live painting will also be held unprecedentedly at the JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan.
Please don't miss the wonderland created by Chiaki Kohara, the idol of Osaka young art scene.
■Live Painting: Saturday, May 21, 2011 1pm-8pm
Chiaki KoharaBorn on July 7, 1986, currently living in Osaka
2007: Yayoi Kusama Award at UNIQLO CREATIVE AWARD
2009: Selected Award at Illustration Choice Award
2010: FM802 digmeout Exhibition e-ma, OsakaBodaiju Art Festa Ramada Hotel, Osaka
2011: a girlie spice! SHAKE ART! Exhibition e-ma, OsakaGIRLS POWER TAG Gallery, Takamatsu, Japanartist
website >> http://chiakikohara.com
DMO ARTS Opening Exhibition THE OSAKAN DREAMS
2011. 5. 04 Wed. - 2011. 5. 17 Tue.JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan, 6F Art Liberation Front & 3F DMO ARTSFor the opening of DMO ARTS, the Art Liberation Front, showcasing works by emerging artists, and DMO ARTS, supporting young artists, will co-host a group exhibition for the purpose of introducing the latest art in Osaka.
The participating galleries are Tezukayama Gallery, Gallery Fukuda, Tengensya Gallery, and YOD Gallery.
All galleries are based in Osaka and are comparatively newer places dealing with contemporary art.
They have been co-hosting the annual art event OSAKA ART COMPLEX for 3 years and the event has been increasing its reputation every year.
The galleries have selected 9 young artists, from or living in Osaka, under 40 years of age.
The 9 artists are the most notable ones today and are expected to be active in the art world soon.
This new center of Osaka will be adorned by the artists who were born and studied, or are currently living in Osaka.
This will be a great opportunity which the JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan, as a hub of contemporary art, will introduce new Osakan Art to the public.
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