Biography

Taiyo Kimura

1970

Born in Kamakura-city, Japan

1999-2000

Stay in Germany, granted by Gotoh Memorial Foundation

2002-2003

Stay in Germany, granted by Pola Art Foundation

2013

Stay in NYC, USA, granted by Asian Cultural Council

Education

1995

Graduated from Sokei Academy of Fine Art and Design, Tokyo

Solo Exhibitions

2015

window display “Guardian Angel -Taiyo Kimura” Maison Hermes Ginza, Tokyo

2014

“Taiyo Kimura: 55 Bethune Street, NYC” ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, Japan

“Taiyo Kimura” Sprout Curation, Tokyo

”Show Window Project” Sezon Art Shop, Yokohama, Japan

2012

“Taiyo Kimura – new works” nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo

“Taiyo Kimura – The milk-white darkness” Osaka Seikei University Gallery, Osaka

2008

“Taiyo Kimura, Propagation” Branch Gallery,North Carolina,USA

2007

“Japanada: A Cross-Cultural Curatorial Exchange, Part One Taiyo Kimura” Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Canada

2005

“TAIYO KIMURA” Yokohama portside Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

2004

“TAIYO KIMURA – Unpleasant Spaces” Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

1998

Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo, Japan

1997

“TAIYO KIMURA” Gallery Point Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo, Japan

1996

Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo, Japan ( March / July / November )

1994

Kunitachi Art Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2016

”International Animation Exhibition—“Very Addictive-Re extension of Aesthetics in Daily Life” Yinchuan Museum of Contemporary Art, China

2015

“Laughter in Art” The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan

“Osamu Kokufu: His Work and His Circle” Art Court Gallery, Osaka, Japan

“BOOK Chapter2” MA2 gallery, Tokyo, Japan

“Jibun No Tameni Art Wo Kaitai” CAI02, Hokkaido, Japan

2014

SOUND VISION” Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina, USA

“Systematic Paradox” VCFA Gallery, Vermont, USA

“Unique” Kobayashi Gallery, Tokyo

“Sapporo Art Stage 2014 Art Street” Sapporo Art Stage 2014“ Hokkaido, Japan

“¬ preference” (Held by the laboratory of Shinji Ohmaki at Tokyo University of the Arts), Gallery Shibuya Ginza, Tokyo

“Mixed Up!” Galerie Paris, Yokohama, Japan

“Gray-Ryosuke Ogino, Taiyo Kimura, Tatsuo Majima” Sagacho Artchive Tokyo & Dragged out studio, Tokyo 2 venues

2013

“Expo 1: New York”

2013 / MoMA PS1, NYC

2013-2014 / Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio, Brazi

“SiteWork/HOPSCOTCH” Raleigh, NC

“Curate NYC 2013” Gallery at 60 Bay NYC

“Constellations” NARS Foundation Gallery, NYC

“Borderline Collection 1” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

“Borderline Collection 2” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa , Japan

“The Garden” NARS Foundation Gallery, NYC

“small works” nca | nichido contemporary art Tokyo

“Yebisu International Festival for Art Public⇄Diary” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

2012

“theatre of the world”

2012-2013 Museum of Old and New Art,Tasmania, Australia

2013-2014 La Maison Rouge Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris France

“Given/Lost” Sprout Curation, Tokyo

“Son et Lumière, et sagesse profonde” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

“Son et Lumière – Material, Transition, Time” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

“Gray” Kamiya Community Center /  Beppu Art Month program, Beppu, Japan

“cloud/crowd〜I`m here〜organized by Department of Art Science, Tama Art university” Le deco  Tokyo

“group show” Kobayashi Gallery, Tokyo

2011

“MONANISM Opening Exhibition” Museum of Old and New Art,Tasmania, Australia

“OAP 2011” ART COURT GALLERY, Osaka, Japan

“Small Works” nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo

“Teleporters :Katsuhiro Saiki/ Taiyo Kimura” Maki Fine Arts,Tokyo

“3 artists show” Kobayashi Gallery, Tokyo

“Identity VII – curated by Fumihiko Sumitomo-” nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo

2010

“The RECORD:Contemporary ARTand VINYL”

2010 / Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina, USA

2011 / The Institute of Contemporary Art/ Boston, USA

2012 / Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA

2012 / Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA

“The Big Wave / August In Art 2010” Varna City Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria

“Sense of Reality” Water and Sculpture ICHIHARA, Chiba, Japan

“The Gotoh Memorial Foundation 20th Anniversary Exhibition Stream of Art” Bunkamura The Museum, Tokyo

“0 gms” whitesp ce g llery, Bankok, Thai

“0 gms drawer / Ivan Moudov” Stiftung Binz39, Zürich, Swiss

2009

“EMPORIUM” Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia “Leonardo da Vinci,” Milano, Italy

“Every life Another space” Kanagawa Prefecture Hall Gallery, Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan

“Urban Sensitivity” M Wakasa Presents, New York, USA

“From Home to the Museum:Tanaka Tsuneko Collection” The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan

“The 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts,Ljubljana” International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, Slovenia

“Hundred Stories About Love” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

“Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

“one room 9” Club Box – Kyoto Saga University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan

“αM project Taiyo Kimura×Pol Malo” Art Space Kimura, Tokyo, Japan

“The view from elsewhere /Small acts”

2009 / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

2009 / Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney

2008

“Laughing in a Foreign Language” Hayward Gallery, London, UK

“Tanaka Tsuneko Collection vol.3” Art court gallery, Osaka, Japan

“YESTERDAY – TODAY – TOMORROW” Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany

2007

“10th Istanbul Biennial” İstanbul Foundation For Culture and Arts, İstanbul, Turkey

“Collection II” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Kanazawa, Japan

“Global Players in Sapporo”( CAI Contemporary Art Institute, Sapporo, Japan

“The Party” Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan

“Floating World” Branch Gallery, Durham, North Carolina, USA

“Vital Signs” Yokosuka Museum of Art, Yokosuka, Japan.

“All About Laughter” Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2006

“Real Utopia” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Kanazawa, Japan

“FIX・MIX・MAX” Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan

“Ube Art Project” Yamaguchi, Japan

“Beautiful Game” Roebling Hall Gallery, New York, USA

2005

“Living for the City”

2005 / Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA

2005 / Centre International d’e Expocision de Larouche, Canada

“15th Anniversary of Gotoh Memorial Foundation” Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

“Global Players”

2005 / Bankart, Yokohama, Japan

2006 / Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

2004

“Psionic Distortion”

2004 / Super Deluxe, Tokyo, Japan

2005 / Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York, USA

“Jahresgabe” Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

2002

“Kagegi Metaphor”

2002 / Stux Gallery, New York, USA

2003 / Link Art Gallery, San Francisco, USA

“Summer Show” Stux Gallery, New York, USA

“Weiche Brueche Japan” Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria

2001

“Collection of 21st Century of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa”, Kanazawa City Hall, Kanazawa, Japan

“Am Ort des Anderen” Japanisches Kulturinstitut, Cologne, Germany

Gallerie Mueller, Schutz & Rohs, Cologne, Germany

2000

“Sagacho 2000” Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo, Japan

“10th Anniversary of Gotoh Memorial Foundation” Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

“Box Project” Museum Of Installation, London, UK

“Tokyo Shock” Cologne, Germany

“Land/mind/body–scapes in the Age of Cold Burn, MOT Annual 2000” Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

1998

“Philip Morris Art Award 1998: Final Selection” Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

“Kanagawa Art Annual ’98” Kanagawa Prefectural Hall Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

1997

“Art Expansion: Sign ’97” Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki, Japan

1996

“Morphe ’96” Cosmos Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan

1995

“BAD-NICE / Contemporary Artists Center” Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Awards / Fellowship Grants

2013

Fellowship Grant by Asian Cultural Council

2002

Pola Art Foundation Scholarship

1999

Gotoh Memorial Foundation Most Promising Talent Prize

Artist in Residencies

2013

NARS Foundation, NYC

2004

Gedok, Stuttgart, Germany

2002

Kunstleratliers Schloss Buchsenhausen, Innsbruck, Austria

Screening

2012

“Sorry, This Video is No Longer Available on YouTube / IMPAKT FESRTIVAL” IMPAKT FESTIVAL, Holland

“Presentation 0gms (Sofia) in CUBE – FESTIVAL FÜR EXTENSIVE KUNST ” Wien

2011

“Nightmare Before Christmas – ALL TOMORROW’S PARTIES ”  Butlin’s Holiday Centre, Minehead, UK

“In Focus: The Humorous Recent Video Art from Israel, Japan and Mexico” Redcat, Los Angels

Music Video

2013 “Staying Home” Superchunk US

Collection

Galila’s Collection, Belgium

Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, USA

Museum of Old and New Art Tasmania, Australia

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, USA

The Petersen Collection

The Pigozzi Collection, Italy

Artsonje center, Seoul

21st Century of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan

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