ARTISTS

KEISUKE MATSUOKA

(Miyagi, Giappone, 1980)
Si laurea e specializza in scultura presso Tohoku University of Art and Design (Yamagata,Giappone) nel 2005. Nel 2013 ottiene la prestigiosa borsa di studio “Fellowship of Overseas Study Program for Artists by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japanese Government” (USA 2013-2014).
La sua ricerca artistica si concentra su una riflessione antropologica che è alla base dell’intero lavoro sviluppato in tecniche scultoree sempre differenti e personali.
Dal 2002 espone le sue opere in musei pubblici (RIAS ARK MUSEUM OF ART Miyagi, National Art Center of Tokyo, ASAGO ART VILLAGE MUSEUM, The Museum of Modern Art Gunma) ed in gallerie private (Space·S , INAXgallery2, galleria grafica bis, Gallery Yamaguchi, PROMO-ARTE Project Gallery, Gallery&Space AGITT, Tokyo, galleria d’arte FABER, Roma) in Giappone e Italia.Nel 2016 riceve la borsa di studio ”Followship under the Pola Art Foundation Overseas Study Program”, e vive e lavora a Roma fino al 2017.
Dal 2016 sviluppa un vasto progetto installatorio sul tema dei rifugiati.

(Miyagi, Japan 1980)
He graduated and majored in sculpture from Tohoku University of Art and Design (Yamagata, Japan) in 2005. In 2013, she was awarded the prestigious fellowship “Fellowship of Overseas Study Program for Artists by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japanese Government” (USA 2013-2014).
His artistic research focuses on an anthropological reflection that is the basis of the entire work developed in sculptural techniques always different and personal.
Since 2002 he exhibits his works in public museums (RIAS ARK MUSEUM OF ART Miyagi, National Art Center of Tokyo, ASAGO ART VILLAGE MUSEUM, The Museum of Modern Art Gunma) and private galleries (Space-S, INAXgallery2, bis graphic gallery, Gallery Yamaguchi, PROMO-ARTE Project Gallery, Gallery&Space AGITT, Tokyo, FABER art gallery, Rome) in Japan and Italy.
In 2016 she received the Fellowship under the Pola Art Foundation Overseas Study Program grant, and lives and works in Rome until 2017.
Since 2016 she has been developing an extensive installation project on the theme of refugees.


AWARDS

2017

Fellowship under the Pola Art Foundation Overseas Study Program

2016

The new face award for Fine Arts of Miyagi

2013

Fellowship of Overseas Study Program for Artists by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japanese Government

2009

Superior Prize in The 19th Fugaku Biennale

2008

Superior Prize in The 9th GUNMA BIENNALE FOR YOUNG ARTISTS 2008

2007

SemiGrand Prize in The 18th Fugaku Biennale

2005

Grand Prize in The 4th ASAGO ART VILLAGE Grand Prize Exhibition

Superior Prize in Completion Works Exhibit at Tohoku Graduate School of Art and Design

2004

Superior Prize in New Art Competition of Miyagi

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022

“REFUGEES”, galleria d’arte FABER, Rome, Italy

2021

“Sosial Art Project-KEISUKE MATSUOKA”

Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan

2016

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, RIAS ARK MUSEUM OF ART, Miyagi, Japan

2016

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, RIAS ARK MUSEUM OF ART, Miyagi, Japan

2015

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, ASAGO ART VILLAGE, Hyogo, Japan

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, Space・S, Tokyo, Japan

2011

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, Space・S, Tokyo, Japan

2009

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, INAX Gallery2, Tokyo, Japan

2008

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, galleria grafica bis, Tokyo, Japa

2006

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, Gallery Yamaguch”, Tokyo, Japan

2005

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, PROMO-ARTE Project Galler”, Tokyo, Japan

2002

“KEISUKE MATSUOKA”, Gallery & Space AGITT, Tokyo, Japan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

  “Art Fair Tokyo 2019”, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

“Living Sculpture, Dead Sculpture.”, Sogetsu Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan

“14th POLA MUSEUM ANENEX Exhibition”, POLA MUSEUM ANENEX, Tokyo, Japan

2018

“TRASMUTAZIONI”, galleria d’arte FABER, Rome, Italy

2015

“18th DOMANI:The Art of Tomorrow” Exhibition. The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

2010

“Oxidized Reality 7 Artists from The Gunma Biennale for Young Artists”, The Museum of Modern Art Gunma, Japan

“THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE”, Miyazaki Airport, Miyazaki, Japan (’09)

2009

“ART COCKTAIL in Kasama”, Ibaraki, Japan (’06)

2007

“International Openair Expressions 2007 Hiki”, Tokyo Denki University, Saitama, Japan

“I’m here.2007”, Gallery Kaiyu, Yamagata, Japan

“ART COCKTAIL”, Gallery Kingyo, Tokyo, Japan

2004

“Miyagi Excellent Art Exhibition”, Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi, Japan

“Breathing Image -8 Artists-“, Gallery Seiho, Tokyo, Japan

“ART COCKTAIL”, Yamawaki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (’03)

2003

“Ouroboros Exhibition”, Axis Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

“Coincidence & Inevitability -6 Artists-“, Gallery Seiho, Tokyo, Japan

2002

“ART COCKTAIL”, Gallery & Space AGITT, Tokyo, Japan

“Shiroishi Open-air Sculpture Exhibition”, Miyagi. (’01)

COLLECTIONS

Tohoku University of Art and Design

ASAGO ART VILLAGE

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