Yumiko Furukawa

Born 1975 in Fukushima, Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo

Solo Exhibitions

2015
Hai kaburi, OZASAHAYASHI Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan (September 19th -October 24th)

2013
Spuyten Duyvil, hpgrp Gallery New York, New York, USA (August 15th -24th)

2009
QUOTATION, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York (January 7th -February 20th)

2007
hoshi no oujisama, Tinbox Contemporary Art Gallery, Bordeaux, France (November 15th -December 21st)

2006
FLICKER, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan (December 22nd -January 26th)

2005
Looseness in the saturation, Studio Furukawa, Tokyo (September 16th -18th)
Eternal curse on the reader of these pages, Chelsmore Apartment, New York (June)

2001
Titanic Daisy, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo (May 29th -June 22nd)

Group Exhibitions

2015
GONE and FOUND: Maki Kaoru + Yumiko Furukawa, OZASAHAYASHI Project, Kyoto (September 20th -October 25th) (cat.)
Mishima Waraku: Harmonious Three Islands at IORI Club, Mishima city, Oonuma, Fukushima 
(January 25th -March 7th)

2014
Folly Trial at Asakusa Culture Tourist Center, Tokyo (November 13rd -24th) (cat.)
Collection Cooking at The Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukushima city, Fukushima (cat.) (July 19th -September 15th)

2013
Setouchi Art Triennale, Chobozekka: The sole place where you can see matchless views, Yoshino District,  Shodoshima, Kagawa (cat.)

2012
Workshop, Weekend School: Snow Queen, Katakuri Center, Mishima city, Oonuma, Fukushima (March 10th -11th)

2011
Aizu Urushi Art festival 2011: Yell to Tohoku, Aizuwakamatsu, Kitakata city, Fukushima. (October)
New Constellation, JaNet Hall, New York (September 10th -October 3rd)

2010
Hight Line Open Studios 2010, West Chelsea area, New York
Washi, Light and Color, at Centro Cultual Borges, Buenos Aires, Argentina (September21st -October 7th)
Open Studio, A day with a beautiful sky makes me voice what I want to say to you, Studio Furukawa, New York (September 3rd)
Open Studio, Art Review Drawing, Studio Furukawa, New York (May 8th, 9th, 10th)
Open Studio, Silent Series, at Studio Furukawa, New York (June 19th)

2008
Transaction, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo (June 27th -July 25th)
The Armory Show 2008, Pier 94, New York (March 27th -29th)

2007
The Most Curatorial Biennial of the Universe, apexart, New York, curated by Sara Reisman (July 7th -August 1st)
Business and Pleasure: Temporary Visitors, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York (June 22nd -24th)
Playroom, room, Gentilly, France (May 11 -May 20)
May, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York (May 4th-7th)
KEREN: colors be, The Chinretsukan Gallery of The University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of the Arts, Tokyo (April 19th -May 3rd) (cat.)

2006
(RX3)3, Weissfeld ( Roentgenwerke ) ,Tokyo (August 8th -28th)
Side by Side, lammfromm The Concept Store, Tokyo (August 8th -September 8th)
Doctor 3: Masakazu Ito / Yumiko Furukawa / Tatsuya Ito, Gallery Muse, Fukushima (July 1st -9th)
sparkle, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo (March 31st -28th)
A Lunch, AXIS Gallery ANNEX, Tokyo (March 1st -10th)

2005
Japan, Scotland, Taiwan and Portugal represented in Group Show at Location One, Location One, New York (June 4th -Jury 30th)

2004
33 Degrees, helengory galerie, Melbourne, Australia, with a support of Kao Foundation (January)

2003
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2003, Echigo-Tsumari region, Niigata (cat.) (July 20th -September 7th)

2002
GOOD LUCK!!: an aspect of Contemporary Art, curated by Reiko Okubo, Tama City Cultural Foundation
, Tokyo (cat.)(November 29th -December 26th)

2000
Vent d’Est .Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition, curated by Emiko Kato, room, Gentilly, France (leaflet)
(October 27th -December 4th)
The future of art, curated by Manabu Goto. Kitakata Museum, Fukushima (cat.)

1999
License to LOVE, Gallery of Tokyo National University of Fine art and Music, Tokyo

1998
Landscape Picture, Kitakata -city Museum, Fukushima

Awards

2003
Takahashi Geiyukai, Award of Tokyo National University of the Arts

1998
Landscape Painting, Special Prize of Kitakata City Museum, Fukushima, Japan

1997
Kume Keiichiro, Award of Tokyo National University of the Arts

Residence Program and Grants

2014
Educational Project for Emerging Artists to Create Culture in the Next Generation, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo

2013
Senju Hiroshi – The Super Art School, Tokyo Geijutsu Gakusha (Institute of Art), Tokyo

2012
hodoshima Artist in Residence: Artist in Shodoshima Artists’ Village, Kamano, Shodoshima, Kagawa Prefecture (August 2013 -April 2014)

2009-2007
Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists

2005
Asian Cultural Council (ACC) fellowship

2004
Kao Foundation grant: Exhibition “33 Degrees”, helengory galerie, Melbourne, Australia

Education

2006-2002
Tokyo National University of the Arts (formerly known as the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music).
Degree: Ph.D. of Philosophy of Arts (Major: Fine Art, Oil Painting)
Thesis topic combining majors: The Association Game of Imagination
Graduation Art work’s Title: The tent for poet

2002-2000
Tokyo National University of the Arts, MFA

2000-1997
Tokyo National University of the Arts, BFA