machumaYu ’s works are interpretations of “bright darkness” that depict the loneliness, desperation, hope, joy, sadness, and conflict at the root of peoples’ hearts.
While mainly exhibiting in Fukuoka, she has been active in the Tokyo area as well since 2010, earning a devoted fanbase for her dark yet comforting artistic universe.


Started career as an artist works on oil paintings and Etchings in 1997, and has been active in the Tokyo since 2010.
Lives and works in Fukuoka, Japan
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2022 machumaYu (SEIZAN GALLERY TOKYO 凸, Tokyo)
2019 machumaYu (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2018 Yaneura no Kokyu (Gallery Kaze, Fukuoka)
2017 Gashu Hakkan Kinen-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2016 Monogatari no Yohaku (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo)
2012 Solo Exhibition (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo, continued in 2014)
2009 Hito wo Tabeta Kirin Ehon Genga-ten (Calo Bookshop & Cafe, Osaka)
2005 Solo Exhibition (Gallery Kaze, Fukuoka,continued in 2006, 2008-2012,2014)
2004 Solo Exhibition (amie, Nagasaki, continued in 2006)
2003 Solo Exhibition (Fukuoka)
2002 Solo Exhibition (Fukuoka)
2000 Solo Exhibition (Fukuoka)
1999 Solo Exhibition (Fukuoka)
1998 Solo Exhibition (Fukuoka)
 【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2022 machumaYu & Ami Yamashiro: Calendar (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2022 Summer Festa (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo)
Winter Festa (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo)
2021 JORKER (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2019 THE GHOST TOWER (Gallery Cafe Zaroff, Tokyo)
2018 Nanatsu no Shiteki na Yūgi (Gallery Cafe Zaroff, Tokyo)
DORADO GALLERY 10 shūnenkinen-ten (DORADO GALLERY, Tokyo)
SUMMER FESTA 2018 (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo)
2017 Yū Yū-ten (Gallery Enlace, Fukuoka)
Romantic na Omocha-bako (Gallery Cafe Zaroff, Tokyo)
X’mas & Hajime-ten (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo)
Shoujo no Kishido-ten (Gallery Cafe Zaroff, Tokyo)
Watashi no Ichu no Gaka-ten (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo)
2015 Artwonderland (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
Watashi no Hoshi no Oji-sama (silent music, Tokyo)
Two Persons Exhibition “Futari no Komoriuta” (DORADO GALLERY, Tokyo)
2014 Heya no E (DORADO GALLERY, Tokyo, continued in 2014)
Andersen Daisuki (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo)
Something Precious (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, until 2016)
2013 Fantasic Art-ten (DORADO GALLERY, Tokyo, until 2014)
Circus no Shi (DORADO GALLERY, Tokyo, until 2014)
2012 Monogatari no Naka no Shujinkou-tachi (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo, until 2014)
Kioku no Naka no Shoujo-tachi (Yokohama Roman-kan, Kanagawa)
2011 interactive: YOUTH (Gallery Hinoki, Tokyo)
Four Persons Exhibition “Gensou no Shita de” (Design Festa Gallery Harajuku, Tokyo)
Gallery Echo-ann Summer Festa 2011 (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo, continued in 2014)
2010 IMAGINE-ten (Museum of Kyushu Sangyo University, Fukuoka)
Angel Drops (Fukuoka)
Gallery Echo-ann no Christmas (Gallery Echo-ann, Tokyo, continued in 2015)
2007 Hako-ten (Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka)
2005 Aoi Tori (Gallery Kaze, Fukuoka)
2003 Nikkan Hanga Kouryu-ten (Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka)
2002 MOMO-ten (Fukuoka)
2001 Nikkan Kouryu Hanga-ten (Fukuoka Asian Art Museum)
2017 Collection of oil paintings “COCON NOIR” (Kyuryudo)
2016 Picture book of oil paintings “Hito wo Tabeta Kirin”, revised edition
2008 Picture book of oil paintings “Hito wo Tabeta Kirin”
2004 Started permanent exhibition at Yufuin HOMME BLUE CAFÉ in Oita

31/05/2019(fri) -  13/06/2019(thu)

11:00 am - 7:00 pm

※ On (Thu) 6/6 only, the gallery will close irregularly at 5:00 PM.
The gallery will also close at 5:00 PM on Saturday, Sundays, and the final day of the exhibition.
※An evening opening reception will be held by Ginza Galleries on the opening day of the exhibition and the gallery will be open until 9:00 PM.

Artist in gallery: 5/31 (Fri), 6/2 (Sun), 5 (Wed), 7 (Fri), 9 (Sun), 13 (Thu) ※Times undetermined

※Raffle sale notice
Guests who visit the gallery in the period before the opening, until (Fri) May 31, by 1:00 PM can register their phone number or email address for entry into a raffle sale. Winners will receive notice via the contact information they provide.