Exhibitions

The summer heat is over; we are well into autumn. Little monsters will invite you to their unusual tea ceremony room. Allow the tinkling wind bells hypnotize you, and let your senses be transcended into a world of Japanese spirits and mythological creatures.

Ayako NakamuraProfile

Formerly Four-frame comic artist

2011 Graduated Musashino Art University correspondence course Japanese painting.
Compass (Kyobashi) Group Exhibition
2012 Compass (Kyobashi) Dorongu & Pieces Exhibition
Compass (Kyobashi) Group Exhibition
2013 Flying Group, Sato Museum of Art
Two heroes in the story Edakoan (Ginza)
Creatures in the story, (Hibiya)
2014 April 18 to 26 Two-person show, Gallery Seizan
June 23 to 28 solo exhibition at Compass
Hyakki Yakou, Group exhibition, Gallery Seizan

 

Ruiji AibaProfile

Born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan in 1964
Lives and works in Aichi, Japan
【Education】
1992 Graduated from Aichi Prefecture Vocational School, Major in Ceramics
1988 Graduated from Osaka Gakuin University
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2021 Ruiji Aiba: Kiku-Jidō (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2020 Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Jidō (Gallery Kenbishi, Aichi)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Shuka (Ginza Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Wakaran (Paragpn Japan International Art Gallery, Kanagawa)
Online Exhibition “Ruiji Aiba: LOTUS” (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2019 Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Mirages (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Renge (Gallery Kenbishi, Aichi)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Minazuki (Ginza Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Gekka (Azuma-do, Saga)
2018 Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Reborn (Gallery Kenbishi, Aichi)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Rasen (parabolica-bis, Tokyo)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Tabisuru Chawan (Syunju Sanso)
2017 Ruiji Aiba: Wakaran (Tokyu Kichijoji, Tokyo)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Shunjitsukyoso (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2016 Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Awakening Cats (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Genei (Gallery Kenbishi, Aichi)
2015 Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Tensei (Gallery Kenbishi, Aichi)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Teuchu (Ginza Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
Ruiji Aiba Pottery Exhibition: Wakaran (Azuma-do, Saga)

 

Yasushi IkejiriProfile

Born in Hokkaido, Japan
Lives and works in between Tokyo and Hokkaido, Japan
【Education】
1991 Graduated Toyo Institute of Arts & Design
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2021 Yasushi Ikejiri: Here, There (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2018 Solo Exhibition (Nagoya Matsuzakaya, Aichi)
2017 Art Fair Tokyo 2017 (Tokyo International Forum, SEIZAN Gallery Booth, Tokyo)
2016 Solo Exhibition (Kichijoji Tokyu, Tokyo)
2015 Solo Exhibition (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
2014 Art Fair Tokyo 2014 (Tokyo International Forum, SEIZAN Gallery Booth, Tokyo)
Yasushi Ikejiri Oil paintings: Aruyoude Nai, Demo Yappari Aru Fukei (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2013 Solo Exhibition (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
 【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2021 NEW WAVE (Nagoya Sakae MItsukoshi, Aichi)
2020 Online Exhibition “Jo Sai Sho Fuku (Ward off Calamities, Invite Good Luck) : Gods and Yokai in the Time of Pandemic” (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo; SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2019 REIMAGINED: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS TAKE ON THE TALE OF GENJI (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
Seattle Art Fair (CenturyLink Field Event Center, SEIZAN Gallery Booth, Seattle)
2015 SENSU-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2014 Kaiga ichi (Funabashi Tobu, Tokyo)
Hyakki Yako-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Something Precious (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, continued until 2019)
【Publications】
2014 Book-cover design “Kimi wo Oboeteiru” (CHUOKORON-SHINSHA, INC., 2014)
2005 Picture book ”Ue no Ue Saki no Saki” (Bungeisha Publishing Co.,Ltd., 2009)
【Awards】
2008 Selected for International Prize for Illustration Bologna Children’s Book Fair

 

Haruomi IzumiProfile

Born in Chiba, Japan in 1979
Lives and works in Chiba, Japan
Worked as part time instructor at Tokyo University of the Arts between 2010 to 2012
Presently a member of the Japan Artists Association
【Education】
2004 Received Master’s degree at Tokyo University of the Arts, Department of Design, Painting and Decoration Studio
2003 Graduated Tokyo University of the Arts, School of Fine Art, Major in Nihonga
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2020 Haruomi Izumi: Blue Hour (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2019 Haruomi Izumi NIhonga-ten: Kankaku no Senren (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2016 Solo Exhibition (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2014 Solo Exhibition (Chiba Bank Art Gallery, Tokyo)
2013 Solo Exhibition (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2011 Solo Exhibition (Keiyo Bank, Chiba, until 2014)
2010 Solo Exhibition (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2009 Solo Exhibition (Chiba Bank Art Gallery, Tokyo)
【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2021 Fresh Air (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2020 A Single Ant Bite (SEIZAN GALLERY TOKYO凸, Tokyo)
Online Exhibition “Jo Sai Sho Fuku (Ward off Calamities, Invite Good Luck) : Gods and Yokai in the Time of Pandemic” (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo; SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2019 Reimagined: Contemporary Artists Take on The Tale of Genji (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2018 NIHONGA: CONTEMPORARY ART OF JAPAN (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
The 45th“Soga-ten” (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo)
DELTA (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi; Sapporo Mitsukoshi, Hokkaido; Fukuoka Mitsukoshi, Fukuoka)
Nikitama” (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Shunki Soga-ten” (Seibu Ikebukuro, Tokyo)
2017 The Red: Men (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
DELTA: Nihonga Sannin-ten (Niigata Mitsukoshi, Niigata)
2016 Asahi Charity Bijutsuten (Matsuya Ginza, Tokyo until 2019)
20th Anniversary Special Exhibition (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
DELTA (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2015 ShinPA in Suwa (Kitazawa Art Museum, Nagano)
Art Wonderland (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2014 Haon no Kai (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, continued every year afterward)
Mitsukoshi x Geidai Art Fair Tokyo 2014 (Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo)
2013 Ouka Prize Exhibition (Sato Sakura Art Museum Tokyo, continued in 2017)
Venice Biennale “Imago Mundi: Collection of Luciano Benneton” (Venice)
SENSU-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2012 Wakate Sakka Nihonga-ten: Kore Kara (Hiroshima)
Wakate Sakka Nihonga-ten: Kaleidoscope (Shinsaibashi, Osaka, continued every year afterward)
Mitsukoshi x Geidai, Natsu no Geijutsusai 2012 (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2011 Higashi Nihon Daishinsai Fukkou Charity Auction (Tokyo Art Club, Tokyo)
2010 Haru wo Mederu Kaiga-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Something Precious (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, continued until 2019)
2008 Wave 2008: Hana no Kai (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, until 2012)
2006 Sakka no Tamago-ten (Obuse Museum, Nagano, name later changed to ShinPA! and continued yearly)
L’Espoir-ten (Tokyo)
2005 Hato no Kai (Travelled through Japan, held every year since)
【Public Collections】
Sato Sakura Art Museum, Chiba Bank, Keiyo Bank, Hulic Co., Ltd., i-com’s Co., Ltd.
【Publications】
2012 Regular column in Technical Seminar material “Bijutsu no Mado” March, April, and May
【Awards】
2006 Design award for Graduate Thesis Work (Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo)
2005 Honorable Mention for the 15th Garyu Sakura Nihonga Taisho-ten (Gifu)

 

Eri IwasakiProfile

Born in Hyogo, Japan in 1968
Lives and works in Kyoto, Japan
 
【Education】
1990 Graduated Kyoto Saga Art College, Major in Nihonga
 
 【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2020 Eri Iwasaki: Tiny Night, Tiny Light (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
Eri Iwasaki: Chiisana Hikari, Chiisana Yoru (Takashimaya Osaka, Osaka)
2017 Eri Iwasaki Nihonga-ten: Hibi (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2015 Eri Iwasaki Nihonga-ten: Kanata no Hikari, Sekai no Hajimari (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo; Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2013 Eri Iwasaki Nihonga-ten: a garden (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2011 Eri Iwasaki Nihonga-ten: stories Hito wo Egaku (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi,Tokyo; JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan, Osaka; Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2005 Solo Exhibition (Tokyo, continued in 2007)
1999 Solo Exhibition (Kyoto, continued in 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009)
 
【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2020 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 Reimagined: Contemporary Artists Take on The Tale of Genji (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2018 Nihohga: Kyo (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
Nihonga: Contemporary Art of Japan (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2017 The Red: Woman (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Group Seishin Nihonga-ten (Kyoto Takashimaya, Kyoto; Osaka Takashimaya, Osaka; Nihonbashi Takashimay, Tokyo, continued until 2018)
2016 So to Zo 2016: Gendai Nihon Ega, Kogei, Shinsaku-ten (Tokyo Art Club, Kyoto Art Club, Kanazawa Art Club, Osaka Art Club, Nagoya Art Club, continued until 2018)
2015 Something Precious (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, continued until 2018)
2014 Wakate Nihonga-ten (Niigata Mitsukoshi, Niigata)
2012 ASIA TOP GALLERY HOTEL ART FAIR HK12 Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
ART KYOTO 2012 (Kyoto)
ART TAIPE (Taipei, continued until 2013)
2009 Kyoto Nihonga Shin-ten (JR Kyoto Isetan, Art Museum Eki KYOTO, Kyoto, continued until 2011)
Art Fair Tokyo 2009 (Tokyo International Forum, SEIZAN Gallery Booth, Tokyo)
Nihonga: Kyo (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, until 2018; travelled to JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan, Osaka in 2011- 2014)
KIAF Korea International Art Fair (Seoul, continued in 2011)
Tokyo Contemporary Art Fair (Tokyo)
2008 Nihonga, Kyoto Kara no Hyogen NEXT no 10-nen kan, 1998 – 2007 ” (Osaka Seikei University, Osaka)
Sho: Jidai wo Kirihiraku Nihonga-ten (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2007 Nihonga Hyogen no Tayosei (Osaka Seikei University, Osaka)
2006 Nihonga no Miryoku – Utsukushiki Hito to Kokoro, Ningen Hyogen, Meiji Kara Gendai Made (Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima)
2001 Kyoto-fu Bijutsu Kōgei Senbatsu-ten (Kyoto Bunka Museum, Kyoto, continued in 2003, 2005)
2000 NEXT-ten (Kyoto, continued in 2004-2007)
 
 【Public Collections】
 Kyoto Prefecture
 
【Awards】
2010 Kyoto City Emerging Artist Award
2001 Kyo-ten Exhibition (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art), Mayor’s Award
1998 Kyoto Nihonga Painters Association Selection Exhibition, Mainichi Newspaper Award
1997 Aogaki 2001 Nihonga-ten, Hyogo Arts & Culture Association Award
Kyo-ten Exhibition (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art), Kurenai Award
1993 Kyo-ten Exhibition (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art), Kurenai Award
1991 Ohmishima Art Museum New Kyoto Nihonga Artist Exhibition, Honorable Mention
1990 Daikakuji Award for Thesis Work
 
【Publications】
2017 Front page design of the book Ančerl no Chō by Junko Tōda (2017) published by Kobunsha Co., Ltd.
2016 Front page design of the book Ai no Ame by Risako Asano (2016) published by POPLAR Publishing Co., Ltd.,
2011 Front page design of the book Tsubomi by Natsu MIyashita (2011) published by Kobunsha Co., Ltd.

 

Ken ShiozakiProfile

Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1972
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan
【Education】
1997 Received Master’s degree from Tama Art University, School of Art and Design
1995 Graduated Tama Art University, Department of Painting, Major in Nihonga
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2019 Ken Shiozaki: Japanese style paintings (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2016 Ken Shiozaki: Hyakuju Kitan (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
2015 Ken Shiozaki Nihonga Exhibition (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
2014 Ken Shiozaki Nihonga Exhibition (Yamaguchi)
Ken Shiozaki Nihonga Exhibition (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2013 Ken Shiozaki Nihonga Exhibition (Nihonhashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
Ken Shiozaki: Esoragoto (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
2012 Ken Shiozaki Nihonga Exhibition (Shinsaibashi Daimaru, Osaka)
Ken Shiozaki: Esoragoto (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2011 Ken Shiozaki Nihonga Exhibition (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2010 Ken Shiozaki Nihonga Exhibition (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2009 Ken Shiozaki Nihonga Exhibition (Gallery Art Morimoto, Tokyo)
2008 Ken Shiozaki: COMICALIZE (Gallery Tomo, Tokyo)
2006 Ken Shiozaki: Kotoba ni Yadoru Doubutsutachi (Tokyo)
【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2018 NIHONGA: CONTEMPORARY ART OF JAPAN (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2017 Ikebukuro Tobu Kaiga-ichi (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
The Red: Men (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2016 The 300th anniversary of birth of Ito Jakuchu: Hommage to Ito Jakuchu (Tokyo, Kanagawa)
Atsumare! Doubutsutachi!!: Kawaii Doubutsu, Takumashii Doubutsu (Takasaki Tower Museum of Art, Gunma)
2014 Wakate Sakka Kaleidoscope Exhibition (Shinsaibashi Daimaru, Osaka)
2011 Korekara (Sapporo Mitsukoshi, Hokkaido and Hiroshima Mitsukoshi, Hiroshima)
Art Festival: Gendai Wakate Sakka Tokushu (Matsuyama Mitsukoshi, Ehime)
Wakate Nihonga Sakka Kaleidoscope Exhibition (Shinsaibashi Daimaru, Osaka)
2010 Kiei Artist 7+7 no Shiten (Sapporo Daimaru, Hokkaido)
2009 Korekara (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
Something Precious (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, continued every year afterward )
2008 Kurashi no Bi no Kenkyujo-ten (Tokyo)
2007 Youga, Nihonga Sono Mirai-ten (Aichi)
Gendai Nihonga Wonderland (Takasaki Tower Museum of Art, Gunma)
2005 Presentation vol.1: Samazama na Nihonga (Tokyo)
2004 NIhonga-ten: 20th century Kara 21st century (Nogimachi Culture hall, Tochigi)
Imayou: Chōjū-giga-ten (Tokyo)
2003 Racoo (Tokyo)
2001 Four Persons Exhibition “Shunei Sakka Nihonga-ten” (Kanagawa)
Two Persons Exhibition “Nihonga-ten” (Kanagawa)
2000 B-WORKS-ten (Tokyo, continued in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
【Projects】
2018 Original paintins for “Ukiyoe& Seijafuda×MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM”
2016 Original paintins for “Ukiyoe Star Wars” second edition
2015 Shingon-shu, Inariyama Koumyou-in, Sanmon Tenjo Paintings (Kanagawa)
2010 Rinzai-shu, Myōshin-ji Ha, Ryugenji Temple, Choso Paintings (Tokyo)
1997 Reigeji Temple, Hondo Tenjo Paintings (Tokyo)

 

Koki TsujimotoProfile

Born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1989
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan
【Education】
2012 Graduated Tama Art University, Major in Nihonga
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2020 Koki Tsujimoto: Toki no Inori (Tamagawa Takashimaya, Tokyo)
2019 Koki Tsujimoto: Kokukoku (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2018 Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo)
Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Nagoya Matsuzakaya, Aichi)
2017 Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Toho Art, Tokyo)
Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Fukuyama Tenmanya, Hiroshima)
2016 Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2015 Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Tokyu Tama Plaza, Kanagawa)
Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Koshin-kan, Tokyo)
2014 Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
Koki Tsujimoto Nihonga-ten (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
 【Selected Group Exhibitions】
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 “Koki Tsujimoto x Kenki Tsujimoto” (Gallery EM, Nagasaki)
Three person’s exhibition “Nihonga Toiro, Nihonga-ten” (Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo)
2018 Two person’s exhibition “Koki Tsujimoto x Emi Katsuta” (Ikebukuro Tobu, Tokyo)
Two person’s exhibition “Koki 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)
【Collections】
Koshin-kan (Tokyo)

 

23/09/2016(fri) -  29/09/2016(thu)

11:00am-7:00pm ※Sat, Sun, and last day will be closed at 5:00pm.
Open throughout the Exhibition