TANADA, KOJI

Tanada Koji
N a m e : TANADA, KOJI

Born & Lives

1968 Born in Hyogo, Japan
Lives in Kanagawa, Japan

Education

2001 Stayed 7 months in Berlin for Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artist
1995 MA in Sculpture, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
1993 BA in Sculpture, Tokyo Zokei University, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Bandung Sketches, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
From Koyasan to Borobudur, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2013 Yomi to Kagenmi, Noh Box, Sendai, Japan
2012 Rise, Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to: Itami City Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan 2013)
2011 ○ & 一, Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan
springing up boy, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2009 girl tying, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Eleven boys, one girl, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
2006 Koji Tanada, Void+, Tokyo, Japan
Koji Tanada, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Koji Tanada, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2000 Koji Tanada, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1999 Domination & Submission, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1997 Leisurely toward Affirmation, Gallery αM, Tokyo, Japan
1996 Atagoyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1994 Gallery MYU, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Rediscovering Three-Dimensional Art in Japan, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
IMAYŌ, Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii, United States
IMAYŌ, The Art Gallery at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Hawaii, United States
Rediscovering Three-Dimensional Art in Japan, Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Japan
「Impacts! 勢み」, Gallery Ohrin, Ibaraki, Japan
2015 88, Fei Art Museum Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
No Museum, No Life? – Art-Museum Encyclopedia to come from the Collections of The National Museum of Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Further towards the future, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
Unveiling Fundamentals in Contemporary Art Through Asia, OHD Museum, Magelang, Indonesia
2014 Nostalgia and Fantasy: Imagination and its Origins in Contemporary Art, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
「Impacts! 勢み」Japan Art Festival, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art × Mizuma Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
2013 2013 International Exchange Exhibition of Wood Sculpture, Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum, Sanyi, Taiwan
2012 ZIPANGU: The Surge of Japanese Contemporary Art, Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan (traveled to: Takasaki Museum of Art, Gunma; Hachinohe City Museum of Art, Aomori; Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Japan 2013)
35th Anniversary of the National Museum of Art, Osaka: Allure of the Collection, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2011 TDW-ART Elpis - Sky of Hope, Meiji Jingu Gaien Environmental Design Tent, Tokyo, Japan
ZIPANGU - 31 spirited artists cutting through new territories of Japanese contemporary art, Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to: Takashimaya Osaka, Japan and Takashimaya Kyoto, Japan)
2010 SO + ZO, Bunkamura The Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Collection 2, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Currents in Japanese Contemporary Wood Sculpture, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan
2009 Style & Jaguar, JAGUAR AOYAMA, Tokyo, Japan
Essential Experiences, Museo Regionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palermo, Italy
HAIKU - Sculpture 2009, Okinawa Prefectural Arts University Library and Art Museum, Okinawa, Japan
November Steps – Susan Philipsz & Gallery Artists, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008 The Artists of the TARO Award 1, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Off the Rails, Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, China, Japan
2007 Sculpture From Stories, Chinretsukan Gallery, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of The Arts, Tokyo, Japan
The Field of Memories - a gap in the fact and fiction, Tokyo Zokei University Yokoyama Memorial Manzu Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Merida, Yucatan, City of Sculpture, Merida, Mexico
2006 New Work From an Old Studio, Hirakushi Denchu House, Tokyo, Japan
Life, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
DOMANI 2006, Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2005 You or It, MIZUMA ACTION, Tokyo, Japan
Since 1994 - Mizuma Art Gallery the 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
8th Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
2004 Tokyo Style, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2003 Skin Body Communication - Physical, Joshibi Art Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
The Human Body in Contemporary Sculpture, Chinretsukan Gallery, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of The Arts, Tokyo, Japan
2002 Chigasaki Art Now: The Four Rooms - Body’s Reality, Chigasaki City Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
2001 Sex and Consumerism: Contemporary Art in Japan, University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton, UK (traveled to: Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, UK; Stanley Picker Gallery, London, UK; Hot Bath Gallery, Bath, UK)
FLAGSHIP 2001 Tour, Exhibition Space, Tokyo, Japan
S(h)iting in the mirror, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2000 13th Materials - Emerging Visions, Masuda Studio, Tokyo, Japan
1999 Destruction and Construction, Chinretsukan Gallery, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of The Arts, Tokyo, Japan
Art Expansion + Sign ’99, Tsukuba Art Museum, Ibaraki, Japan
12th Materials - Emerging Visions, Masuda Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Young Art International '98, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lubeck, Germany
Holy Gift vol.2 -Small Works-, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1997 Morphe ’97 -transmission-, Ohara Center of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Potential of Sculpture, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of The Arts, Tokyo, Japan
Artists Toward Tomorrow, Kanagawa Art Annual ’97, Kanagawa Prefecture Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

Awards

2009 The 20th Takashimaya Art Award
2005 Special Prize, the 8th Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art

Public Collections

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa,
Long Museum, Shanghai, China
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of The Arts, Tokyo, Japan

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