Believing in the strength of Japanese painting to touch the consciousness of contemporary society, Kouki Tsujimoto stays true to the foundations of Japanese Painting while creating Pop Art images. Focusing on positive themes, he uses iconic images and traditional Japanese painting techniques to reveal positive cultural currents of Japan today.


Born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1989
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan
2012 Graduated Tama Art University, Major in Nihonga
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2022 Kouki Tsujimoto–ten (Ginza Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2021 Kouki Tsujimoto-ten (Fukuoka Mitsukoshi, Fukuoka)
Kouki Tsujimoto-ten: Yo ni Sachiare (Ginza Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
Kouki Tsujimoto-ten (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2020 Kouki Tsujimoto: Toki no Inori (Tamagawa Takashimaya, Tokyo)
2019 Kouki Tsujimoto: Kokukoku (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2018 Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo)
Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Nagoya Matsuzakaya, Aichi)
2017 Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Toho Art, Tokyo)
Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Fukuyama Tenmanya, Hiroshima)
2016 Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2015 Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Tokyu Tama Plaza, Kanagawa)
Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Koshin-kan, Tokyo)
2014 Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Kouki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
 【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2021 JOKER (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2020 A Single Ant Bite (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Online Exhibition “除災招福 Jo Sai Sho Fuku (Ward off Calamities, Invite Good Luck): Gods and Yokai in Time of Pandemic” (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo; SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2019 Two person’s exhibition “Kouki Tsujimoto x Kenki Tsujimoto” (Gallery EM, Nagasaki)
Three person’s exhibition “Nihonga Toiro, Nihonga-ten” (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo)
2018 Two person’s exhibition “Kouki Tsujimoto x Emi Katsuta” (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
Two person’s exhibition “Kouki Tsujimoto x Kenki Tsujimoto” (Fukuoka Mitsukoshi, Fukuoka)
2017 Contemporary Art Kaiga-ten (Nagoya Mitsukoshi, Aichi)
Wakate Shinei Sakka Shinsaku Nihonga-ten (Niigata Mitsukoshi, Niigata)
2016 Art no Chikara 2016 (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo)
Tansei-kai (Hotel New Otani)
Fukuya Bijutsu Ippin-kai (Hiroshima Fukuya, Hiroshima)
Yokai chaseki (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2015 Art no Chikara 2015 (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo)
Tokusen-kai: Summer Selection (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2014 Uchiwa Kaiga-ten (Sogo Yokohama, Kanagawa)
Gendai no Message-ten (Niigata Mitsukoshi, Niigata)
2013 SENSU-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, ’15)
Shinshun-ten (Toho Art, Tokyo)
Something Precious (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, continued until 2019)
ART FAIR TOKYO (Toho Art Booth, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, continued until 2018)
2012 Tamagawa Art Project (Niko Tamagawa Takashima-ya, Tokyo)
Jidai no Art-ten (Takamatsu Tenman-ya, Tokyo)
【Public Collections】
Koshin-kan (Tokyo)
2022 Kouki Tsujimoto×Park Hotel Tokyo “Artist’s Room Project” (Park Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo)