Bio

Mariko TOMOMASA

1981  Born in Saitama, Japan
2004  B.A. Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo
2007  M.A. Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo
2012  Ph.D, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo
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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013  “Have a meal with FATHER”Treasure Hill Artistvillage, Creative Lounge (Taipei, Taiwan)
          “Training”TALION GALLERY (Tokyo, Japan)
2012  “Mariko Tomomasa”Art Tower Mito Criterium (Ibaraki, Japan)
2011  “Mariko Tomomasa exhibiiton” Ai Gallery (Tokyo, Japan)
2007  “Home with confetti” GALLERY OPEN DOOR (Tokyo, Japan)    

          “KAMIFUBUKI-ONSEN” Minakami Town Hall (Gumma, Japan)
2006  “family council” GALLERY DEX (Kanagawa, Japan)
2005  “Mariko Tomomasa exhibition –Family council-” FUTABA gallery (Tokyo)
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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014  “Between art and science 2014” IRFAK OASIS (Burkina Faso), Citta della scienza (Napoli, Italy)

         “TOKYO STORY 2014” Tokyo wonder site (Tokyo, Japan)

2013  ”The Vision of Contemporary Art 2013” The Ueno Royal Museum(Tokyo)
2012  ”Unknown Life”Ayumi Gallery(Tokyo)
          “National Holidays”TALION GALLERY(Tokyo)
          “THE 11th GUNMA BIENNALE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS”Gunma Prefectural Museum of Modern Art(Gunma, Japan)
2011  “Graduate Coursework Exhibition” Tokyo University of the Arts(Tokyo)
          “JAPAN TODAY” Pino Pascali Museum(Pilognano a Mare, Italy)
          “New Generation in Tokyo ’11 –small works” Gallery Natsuka(Tokyo, Japan)
2010  “Videozoom: Giappone – Reframing the Everyday”SALA 1(International Contemporary Art in Roma, Italy)
          “New Generation in Tokyo ’10 –small works” Gallery Natsuka(Tokyo, Japan)
2008  “3-3-8 Kyobashi” Ai Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)
          “Kanazawa Art Platform 2008” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa(Ishikawa, Japan)
          “THE 9th GUNMA BIENNALE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS” Gunma Prefectural Museum of Modern Art(Gunma, Japan)
          “The House” Nippon Homes housing exhibition site(Tokyo, Japan)
2007  “Graduate Coursework Exhibition” Tokyo University of the Arts(Tokyo)
          “KINCO” The Bank of Japan(Tokyo, Japan)
2006  “MINAKAMIFUBUKI Project” Minakami Town Hall(Gunma, Japan)
          “NEZUMIKOU” maru Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)
2005  “The Road Not Taken ‘05”Yurikago Kindergarden in Myoshinji Temple(Kyoto, Japan)
2004  “Graduate Coursework Exhibition” Tokyo University of the Arts(Tokyo)
          “Picture in Motion” Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art(Tochigi, Japan)
2003  “muc-tok” Academy of Fine Arts Munich(Germany, Japan)
          “dot.” University Hall in Tokyo University of the Arts(Tokyo, Japan)
          “PresentA’03” Museum of Tokyo University of the Arts(Tokyo, Japan)
2002  “Excusing in 180 minutes” Tokyo University of the Arts(Tokyo, Japan)
          “Tokyo Young Lights 2002” imado words(Tokyo, Japan)
2000  “drawing 2000” Museum of Tokyo University of the Arts Toride(Ibaraki, Japan)
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SCREENING

2014  “COVERED TOKYO: Hikarie, 2014Shibuya Hikarie(Tokyo, Japan)

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RESIDENCY

2013  Treasure Hill Artistvillage (Taipei, Taiwan) 4month *Tokyo Wonder Site exchange program

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AWARDS

2013  The Vision of Contemporary Art 2013, Selected
2012  THE 11TH GUNMA BIENNALE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS, Selected
2008  THE 9TH GUNMA BIENNALE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS, Selected
2001  Kume Keiichiro Prise
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WORKSHOPS

2014  “Between art and science 2014” IRFAK OASIS (Burkina Faso), Citta della scienza (Napoli, Italy)

2013  “training -and then, we will climb the rainbow-” Treasure Hill Artistvillage (Taipei, Taiwan)
2009  “TONSHU TONSHU ‘09” Museum of Modern Art Saitama(Saitama, Japan)
2008  “In a town, children meet artists” Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space(Tokyo, Japan)
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