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Born in Gifu, Japan in 1972
Lives and works in Gifu, Japan
【Education】
1997 Received Master’s degree at University of Fukui, Graduate School of Education, with a major in Art
1994 Graduated from Gifu University, Fuculty of Education, with a major in Arts and Crafts
【Selected Solo Exhibition】
2019 Early Summer Collection (Art Gallery Minazuki, Gifu)
2018 HUMANIMAL (Funabashi Tobu, Chiba; Nagoya Matsuzakaya, Aichi)
Akifumi Okumura Yoga-ten (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
2017 HUMANIMAL (Gallery IMAZOO, Seoul)
Soshoku × Dobutsu (Sendai MItsukoshi, Miyagi)
2016 Akifumi Okumura: REMIX (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2015 Art Fair Tokyo “Akifumi Okumura-ten” (Tokyo International Forum, Art Gallery Minazuki booth, Tokyo)
2014 Akifumi Okumura Aburae-ten: Shihen no Dobutsu-tachi (Tobu Ikebukuro, Tokyo)
Akifumi Okumura Ga-ten: I Ro Ha Ni O E (Nagoya Mitsukoshi, Aichi)
2013 Art Fair Tokyo “Akifumi Okumura-ten” (Tokyo International Forum, Art Gallery Minazuki booth, Tokyo)
Akifumi Okumura Yoga-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Akifumi Okumura: Mild Animals (Kato Eizo・Toichi Memorial Art Museum, Gifu)
2012 Sugoi Dobutsu (Kakamigahara City Libraqry, Gifu)
Akifumi Okumura Solo Exhibition (Seoul)
Akifumi Okumura: Tokubetsu na Sonzai (Sendai Mits)
2011 Art Fair Tokyo “Akifumi Okumura-ten” (Tokyo International Forum, Art Gallery Minazuki booth, Tokyo)
DOORS Art Fair “Akifumi Okumura” (Seoul)
【Selected Group Exhibition】
2020 A SINGLE ANT BITE (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo; SEIZAN GALLERY TOKYO 凸, Tokyo)
2018 ″BAKURYO” Exhibition (The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu)
2013 Korea International Art Fair (Seoul, continued in 2015)
NEW CITY ART FAIR (Taipei)
2012 The History of the Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu (The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu)
2011 Something Precious (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, continued until 2019)
2009 Merrygoround in Art, The 7 Top Runners (The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu)
2008 Outstanding Rising Artists Exhibition (Sompo Museum of Art, Tokyo)
【Public Collections】
Gifu Shinkin Bank, Dazaifu Tenmangu, The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu
Gifu University, National Diet Building
【Awards】
2008 2007 Gifu Prefectural Cultural Cooperation Award
Award of Excellence at the World Art Exhibition
2006 Nehime Award at the 16th Hana no Bijutsu Taisho-ten (Hyogo)
1997 Rookie of the Year award at the 35th Chubu Kokuten (Nagoya City Museum, Aichi)
1996 Fukui prefectural Governor Award at the Mihama Bijutsu-ten (Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Fukui and others)
1995 Rookie of the Year award at the 30th Kansai Kokuten (Kyoto City Museum of Art, Kyoto)