PROFILE

Current Based in Bay area in California, USA

2016- Moved to US and refocusing on creating Pen drawing works.

2011- Freelanced as a designer and an artist, got offers of commercial digital art works from both Japanese and international enterprises. e.g. interior items, paper products, sports products, puzzles, etc. (To watch those illustrations, go to the top page and click the red apple.)

2009 Worked for Textile Design studios in London, collaborated with fashion designers, provided one off textile designs to British enterprises and etc.

University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, England, BA(Hons) Textile Design
Texprint 2009 nominee

2006 Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan, BA Fine Art

現在 アメリカ カリフォルニア州 ベイエリア在住

2016- ペン画の制作を再開、米国に拠点を移し活動中

2011- 商用デジタルイラストレーションの制作を開始 (Topページの赤りんごをクリックすると、旧作品&旧HPが見られます)。 国内外の企業に作品を提供&様々なジャンルの商品に起用される。 e.g. インテリア商品、スポーツ用品、紙製品、玩具 等。

2009 (英国)University for the Creative Arts Textile design 学科 BA(Hons) 卒業。 卒業後、ロンドンでテキスタイルギャラリーやファッションデザイナー等と コラボレーションする他、英国のデザイン事務所にデザインサンプルを提供する等活動。 英国若手デザイナーの登竜門 Texprint2009 ノミネート

2006 武蔵野美術大学造形学部油絵学科卒業
卒業後、渡英

AWARDS

2017 Artkudos International Juried Art Competition & Exhibition 2017, CA, US
- Finalist, Title: "Dance"

Creative Quarterly 48, the Journal of Art and Design, NY, US
- Winner, Fine Art: Professional, Title: "Pulse"

International Gallery Of The Arts (IGOA)
2nd Annual Open "No Theme" art contest, Tronto, Canada
- Best of Show, Title: "Awkward"

2016 2016 LICC, London International Creative Competition, London, UK
- Honorable Mention, Title: "Motherhood"

WEST COAST BIENNIAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION, CA, US
- Honorable Mention, Title: "Ambition"

Creative Quarterly 46, the Journal of Art and Design, NY, US
- Winner, Illustration: Professional, Title: "Tobiko Sushi in the Autumn"
- Winner, Fine Art: Professional, Title: "Motherhood"
- Runner-up, Fine Art: Professional, Title: "Ambition"

Renoartio September Open Contest, GA, US
- Third Place, Title: "Clasping" - Finalist, Titles: "Bondage" & "Awkward"

Artkudos International Juried Art Competition & Exhibition 2016, CA, US
- Finalist, Title: "Follower"

2015 Asian Creative Awards Vol.1, Japan
- Award winner & Grand Prix Nominee, Title: "Tuna minced sushi in the Spring"
Selected by cacao (Taiwanese enterprise)

2013 14th International Illustration Competition, Japan
- Award of excellence, Title: "Ikura Gunkan issues in the summer"

2009 Texprint2009 Nominee, UK

EXHIBITIONS

2016 WEST COAST BIENNIAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION, CA, US
Abstract 3, Gallery 25N, NY, US

2015 Asian Creative Award Exhibition at The Jam Factory, Bangkok, Thailand
Asian Creative Award Exhibition at Takeo Mihoncho Honten, Tokyo, Japan

2013 Solo show at Shinjuku ophthalmology garelly, Tokyo, Japan

2009 A Seasonal Celebration, collaboration with Ian Batten at Livingstone Studio, London, UK
New Designers at Business Design Centre, London, UK
Degree Show at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham Campus, UK

2006 Joint Graduation Exhibition of 5 Art Universties, at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Degree Show at the Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan