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YANAGI kenji

1961 Born in Fukuoka, Japan
1986 B.F.A, Sculpture, Tokyo University of the Arts
1988 M.F.A, Sculpture, Tokyo University of the Arts
1995 M.F.A, Sculpture, Chelsea College of Art and Design
1995 Lived in London on a year-long scholarship from the Agency for Cultural Affairs
2016- Professor, Faculty of Art and Regional Design at SAGA University

Exhibition

2018 [CONMINI] (Life up square Eyes/ Gunma, Japan)
2017 Buzzreal (TOJIN share house/ Saga, Japan)
[Open Eyes = Open Mind Ⅵ] (Life up square Eyes/ Gunma, Japan)
2016 ART MEETING 2016 (Fukushima, Japan)
Commemorative Exhibition of Faculty of Arts and Regional Design (Saga University Art Museum/ Saga, Japan)
[Open Eyes = Open Mind Ⅴ] (Life up square Eyes/ Gunma, Japan)
2015 Solo Exhibitiom (CONCEPT SPACE,CONCEPT SPACE R2/ Gunma, Japan)
Color and/or Monochrome | The Friends of/and ATSUO HUKUDA (Hebel_121/ Basel, Switzerland)
ECHIGO-TSUMARI ART TRIENNIAL 2015 (Niigata, Japan)
RINKOU-KAKU PROJECT 2015 (RINKOU-KAKU, Gunma/ Japan)
[Open Eyes = Open Mind Ⅳ] (Life up square Eyes/ Gunma, Japan)
2014 Charade -Suspense/Comedy/Romance- (Patriothall Gallery/ Edinburgh, UK)
ART MEETING 2014 (Fukushima/ Japan)
RINKOU-KAKU PROJECT 2014 (RINKOU-KAKU, Gunma/ Japan)
2013 OPEN STUDIO 2013 (KCA house/ Saitama, Japan)
ART MEETING 2013 (Fukushima, Japan)
2012 Ya-gins group exhibition (Ya-gins/ Gunma, Japan)
2011 Solo Exhibition - Kioku no hyousyou (METAL ART MUSEUM/ Chiba, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - Scribble (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
2010 In the old building of the SATOYAMA (Branch school SHIMOSATO/ Saitama, Japan)
MATSUSHIRO CONTEMPORARY ART FESTIVAL VOL.9 ( Matsushiro school/ Nagano, Japan)
2009 Open Studio "KODAMA ART HOUSE" (KODAMA ART HOUSE/ Saitama, Japan)
MATSUSHIRO CONTEMPORARY ART FESTIVAL VOL.8 (Matsushiro school/ Nagano, Japan)
2008 Exhibition - Sisyuphus Now (MARUKI MUSEUM OF ART/ Saitama, Japan)
2007 Hill side gallery - towards a new departure (HILLSIDE GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
Tauto and Light (Syorinzan SENSHINTEI/ Gunma, Japan)
Art seen from the inside - sculpture (SHIBUKAWA CITY ART MUSEUM/ Gunma, Japan)
Danke Art Project 2007 vol.2 In Summer (German village of plateau ranch kronenberg AKAGI/ Gunma, Japan)
Solo Exhibitions - silence (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - ARAKAWA NOTE (TENNOUZ Central Tower Art Hall/ Tokyo, Japan)
2006 TOMADOU (ART214/ Saitama, Japan)
SURVIVAL ART (The site of old department store ASAYA/ Gunma, Japan)
Exhibition with Rose (Rinkou-Kaku/ Gunma, Japan)
NIPAF ’06 in Maebashi (Maebashi cultural studies center/ Gunma, Japan)
2005 Tauto and Light (Syorinzan SENSHINTEI/ Gunma, Japan)
2003 Solo Exhibition - Image (SHIBUKAWA CITY ART MUSEUM/ Gunma, Japan)
2002 Gunma - Inside|periphery (Maebashi cultural studies center/ Gunma, Japa)
2001 MAEBASHI FESTIVAL OF ART/ air:Berlin-Maebashi (The site of Maebashi Fire station/ Gunma, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - In the hand (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
SUKIMA PROJECT (Tokyo|Gunma, Japan)
Art Grove (SAPPORO DOME/ Hokkaido, Japan)
2000 ECHIGO-TSUMARI ART TRIENNIAL 2000 (Niigata/ Japan)
Solo Exhibitiom - In the sea (Gallery NUDE/ Gunma, Japan)
Solo Exhibitiom - The left hand (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
1999 SUKI-MONO-TACHI Ways since Rin-pa No.3 (Rinko-Kaku/ Gunma, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - Body (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
SCULPTURE (Yuurin-kan/ Gunma, Japan)
1998 Solo Exhibitiom - Underground (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
1997 Solo Exhibitiom - The head (CONCEPT SPACE/ Gunma, Japan)
1995 FARET TACHIKAWA Are Project (Tokyo, Japan)
FINAL EXHIBITION (Chelsea College of Art and Design/ London, UK)
MID YEAR SHOW (Chelsea College of Art and Design/ London, UK)
1994 CURVED SPACE (KUNST HAUS/ Nurnberg)
ZEITGENÖSSISCHE KUNST AUS JAPAN (Gallery IM TAXISPALAIS/ Innsbruck)
HUMAN TIDE 1994 International Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibition (Pusan|Nagano)
1993 HILLSIDE Library 1993 / The Drawing Warehouse Exhibition Ⅳ (HILLSIDE GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
Exhibition - The Independent Drawing (MOMA CONTEMPORARY/ Fukuoka, Japan)
1992 MAKING ROOM -space as material- (PACIFICO YAKOHAMA/ Kanagawa, Japan)
HAKUSYUU Summer Festival ’92 (Yamanashi, Japan)
HILLSIDE Library 1992 / The Drawing Warehouse Exhibition Ⅲ (HILLSIDE GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - Domain (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
1991 Take Art Collection (Spiral Garden/ Tokyo, Japan)
Solo Exhibition (HILLSIDE GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
HAKUSYUU Summer Festival -Drawing (Gallery FURUKAWA/ Tokyo, Japan)
A-Value Exhibition (Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art/ Shizuoka, Japan)
SUKI-MONO-TACHI Ways since Rin-pa (CONCEPT SPACE/ Gunma, Japan)
HILLSIDE Library 1991 / The Drawing Warehouse Exhibition Ⅱ (HILLSIDE GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
1990 The 26th “Artist Today” Exhibition -Tplas- (YOKOHAMA CIVIC ART GALLERY/ Kanagawa, Japan)
SHIBUKAWA Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture '90 (Gunma, Japan)
HAKUSYUU Summer Festival ’90 (Yamanashi, Japan)
ART LANDSCAPE IN IWAKI ’90 (Yamanashi, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - Approach (Presentation Space Trance-Medium/ Tokyo, Japan)
Four Artists in April '90 (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
Art Document 1990 (HOKKAIDO MUSEUM OF MODERN ART/ Hokkaido, Japan)
1989 Solo Exhibition - Glass house (gallery αM/ Tokyo, Japan)
OPEN AIR EXHIBITIO IN WANPAKU 1989 (Chiba, Japan)
Landscape of Conversation (CONCEPT SPACE/ Gunma, Japan)
GENBA ’89-’90 (Fukushima, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - Domain (Akiyama Gallery/ Tokyo, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - A Made Thing (HILLSIDE GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
SHERATON SCULPTURE EXHIBIT ’89 (Chiba, Japan)
The Drawing Warehouse Exhibition (HILLSIDE GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
1988 OYA Underground Art Exhibition (OYA STONE MUSEUM/ Tochigi, Japan)
Two Artists Exhibition (Fukuoka Art Museum/ Fukuoka, Japan)
The Critical Point in Art (MURAMATSU GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - Traces (gallery ITEZA/ Kyoto, Japan)
Solo Exhibition - Traces (AKIYAMA GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
1987 ENCLOSURE (SETAGAYA ART MUSEUM/ Tokyo, Japan)
1986 Solo Exhibition - Contact Action (MURAMATSU GALLERY/ Tokyo, Japan)
1985 UENO '85 (Tokyo University of the Arts/ Tokyo, Japan)