TENMYOUYA, HISASHI

Hisashi Tenmyouya
N a m e : TENMYOUYA, HISASHI

Born & Lives

1966 Born in Tokyo, Japan
Lives and works in Saitama, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 Ippitsu-Nyuukon Exhibition, Parco Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2013 Rough Sketch and Print, Tengai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Rhyme, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2011 ENGIMONO -Lucky Charm-, G-tokyo 2011, Tokyo, Japan
2009 FURYU-EXTRAVAGANT, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Fighting Spirit, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2006 Made in Japan, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Bunshin, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Deceptive Spirits of Mountains and Rivers, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003 Tenmyouya Hisashi, The Reed Space, New York City, New York, USA
Kabuku, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gakyo, NADiff, Tokyo, Japan
2002 NEO Japanese Painting, DEPOT, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Tenmyouya Hisashi, Progetto, Tokyo, Japan
2000 Japanese Spirit, Harajuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 「Impacts! 勢み」, Gallery Ohrin, Ibaraki, Japan
2014 Hisashi Tenmyouya × Indieguerillas, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
「Impacts! 勢み」Japan Art Festival, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art × Mizuma Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
2013 Ikeda Manabu & Tenmyouya Hisashi, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
ZIPANGU: The Surge of Japanese Contemporary Art, Takasaki Museum of Art, Gunma, Japan (traveled to: Hachinohe City Museum of Art, Aomori; Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Japan)
Wonderful My Art - Artists of the Takahashi Collection, Kawaguchiko Museum of Art, Yamanashi, Japan
2012 Look East! Japanese Contemporary Art, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
TDW-Art Ito Jakuchu Inspired, Meiji Jingu Gaien Environmental Design Tent, Tokyo, Japan
2011 WABISABI, Oroshimachi Art Festa 2011, Noh-BOX, Miyagi, Japan
TDW-ART Jalapagos, Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka, Japan 2011
Taguchi Art Collection GLOBAL NEW ART, Sompo Japan Museum of Art, 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)
The Most Requested TOP 30 – 10 Years of Takahashi Collection, Takahashi Collection Hinode, Tokyo, Japan
Bye Bye Kitty!!! Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art, Japan Society, New York City, New York, USA
2010 BASARA, Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan
17th Sydney Biennale, The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
The Adventurer of Images: Korea-Japan Modern Representative Artist Exhibition, Hyundai Department Store, Gyeonggi, South Korea
SugiPOP!, Portsmouth Museum of Art, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
2008 neoteny japan - From Takahashi Collection, Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan (traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan; Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan; Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Niigata, Japan; Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Japan; Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori, Japan; The Museum of Art Ehime, Ehime, Japan)
Off The Rails, Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, China
2007 Heroes in Warrior Paintings, Nagano Prefectural Art Museum, Nagano, Japan
2006 Berlin-Tokyo / Tokyo-Berlin, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
MOT Annual 2006: No Border, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Gundam: Generating Futures, Suntory Museum, Osaka, Japan (traveled to: Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan; Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan; Kawara Museum, Aichi, Japan; Museum of Contemporary Art Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan; Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto, Japan)
2003 Japan: Rising, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
The American Effect: Global Perspectives on the United States, 1990-2003 (curated by Lawrence Linder), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York, USA
6th Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
2002 Kyosai plus one, Kawanabe Kyosai and Tenmyouya Hisashi, Kawanabe Kyosai Memorial Museum, Saitama, Japan
2001 One Planet Under a Groove: Hip Hop and Contemporary Art, Bronx Museum, Bronx, New York, USA (traveled to: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany)
8th Lichtex Biennale, Aoyama Spiral Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1998 JACA ’98, Fujita Museum, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to: Havana Asia Oceania Research Center, Havana, Cuba)
1997 JACA ’97, Fujita Museum, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to: Kiev Ukraine Art Academy, Kiev, Ukraine; Bratislava Municipal Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia)
1993 URBANART #2, PARCO Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to: Nagoya, Japan and Osaka, Japan)
1990 JACA ’90, Isetan Museum, Tokyo, Japan (travled to: São Paolo Museum, São Paolo, Brazil)
11th Japan Graphic Exhibition, PARCO Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan (traveled to: Nagoya, Japan and Osaka, Japan)

Awards

2003 Excellence Prize, the 6th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Memorial Award for Contemporary Art
2001 Encouragement Prize, the 8th Lichtex Biennale
1997 Special Prize, the JACA '97 Exhibition
1990 Kiyoshi Awazu Judge's Prize, the 11th Japan Graphic Exhibition

Public Collections

Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Takamatsu Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication

2014 Masterpiece, catalogue (English/Japanese), Seigensha Art Publishing, Inc.
2010 Basara - Japanese Art Theory Crossing Borders: From Jomon Pottery to Decorated Trucks, catalogue (English/Japanese), Bijutsu Shuppan-sha Co., Ltd.
2007 「Kamon」King of Mountain, catalogue (English/Japanese)
2006 Samurai Nouveau (New People Artist Series Volume 4), DVD (Japanese with English subtitles), B.B.B. Inc.
Tenmyouya Hisashi, catalogue (English/Japanese), Kawade Shobo Shinsha
2004 Kabuki-mono, catalogue (English/Japanese), Parco Co., Ltd
2003 Japanese Spirit, catalogue (English/Japanese), Gakken Co., Ltd

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