Resume /English

 

KUMAGAI, Minako

 

kumagai in LA

 

Born in Tokyo, Japan.
Live in Saitama, Japan.

 

1994
Graduated from Tokyo Zokei University (nonfigurative painting major)

1995
Researcher at Tokyo Zokei University

2004
Accepted for Tokyo Wonder Wall Competition
Attending for Saitama Japanese Traditional Paper Making Successors’s five-year Program

2005
Scholarship Student for the 19th Holbein Scholarship
Accepted for the 2nd Competition of Grand Prize for Work for Japanese Traditional Paper

2008
Get a prize from Suzuki Risaku for Photo Competition of Kawaguchi’s 100 Landscapes

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITION

2016, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2005, 2004
Ai Gallery (Ginza/Kyobashi, Tokyo, JAPAN)

2003, 2002, 2001, 2000
TOKI Art Space (Aoyama, Tokyo, JAPAN)

1999, 1998
Ginza Kyubidou Gallery (Ginza,Tokyo, JAPAN)

1995
Gallery Surge (Kanda, Tokyo, JAPAN)

 

 

 

GROUPE EXHIBITION

2017
We met somewhere, didn’t we? 2017
(Urawa Art Museum,  Aoyama house, Aoyma Japanese tea shop etc./ Saitama, JAPAN)

2016
We met somewhere, didn’t we? 2016
(Urawa Art Museum, Gallery Saikousha, Aoyma Japanese tea shop etc./ Saitama, JAPAN)

2015
We met somewhere, didn’t we? 2015
(Urawa Art Museum, Gallery Saikousha, Aoyma Japanese tea shop/ Saitama, JAPAN)
Eight walls
(Gallery Hinoki/ Tokyo, JAPAN)

2014
We met somewhere, didn’t we? 2014
(Urawa Art Museum/ Saitama, JAPAN)
Homing Pigeon
(nitehi works 509 Kadoue/ Yokohama, JAPAM)

2013
Forget-me-not
(Roppongi 605 Gallery- Gallery Lara Tokyo/ Tokyo, JAPAN)
Interactive 2013
(Gallery Hinoki/ Tokyo, JAPAN)
Hong Kong Contemporary
(The Excelsior Hong Kong/ Hong Kong, CHINA)
Homing Pigeon
(Balconi Coffee Company/ Los Angeles, USA)
MA – MA
(Art place K/ Saitama, JAPAN)

2012
From a dot
(Art place K/ Saitama, JAPAN)
Featherweight
(West Los Angeles College Art Gallery/ Los Angeles, USA )
The beautiful form of a town
(Kawaguchi Art Gallery ATLIA/ Saitama, JAPAN)
Hong Kong Contemporary
(The Park Lane Hotel/ Hong Kong, CHINA)

2011
Gateway Japan
(The Torrance Art Museum/ Los Angeles, USA)
9 Stories
(Gallery Lara Tokyo/ Tokyo, JAPAN)

2010
Fantastic 3
(Gallery Lara Tokyo/ Tokyo, JAPAN)
Kawaguchi 2009.09.26 – Record of the poet YOSHIMASU Gozo’s photo workshop
(Gallery Mizu-to-k i/ Tokyo, JAPAN)

2009
The Library 2009
(TOKI Art Space/ Tokyo, JAPAN)

2008
Photo Competition of Kawaguchi’s 100 Landscapes Vol.1
(Art gallery ATOLIA/ Saitama, JAPAN)
The Lights of Japanese paper
(Saitama Craft Center/ Saitama, JAPAN)

2007
Kako je bilo u Srbiji?/How was Srbija?
(Toki Art Space, Contemporary HEIGHTS gallery Den/ Tokyo, JAPAN)
Art Auction Exhibition-by Art By Xerox System
(Art by Xerox Gallery/Tokyo,JAPAN)

2006
The 2nd Competition of Grand Prize for Work for Japanese Traditional Paper
(Iiyama city public hall/ Nagano, JAPAN)
New Year’s Card by Japanese Artists
(Beograd, Sente,Sokobanja, SRBIJA)

2004
Tokyo Wonder Wall Exhibition 2004
(Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo/Tokyo, JAPAN)
Japan Art in Hungary 2004
(Hungary Contemporary Art Gallery/ Fuzesgyarmat,HUNGARY)

2003
Korea/Japan Modern Art Festival 2003
(Suwon Art Museum/ Suwon, KOREA)
The Tokyo Grobal Art 2003 in Korea Exhibition
(Gallery Samsong Plaza/ Seohyeon Dong, KOREA)