- toshihiro komatsu home - 小松敏宏
- Curriculum Vitae - バイオグラフィー

1966 born in Hamamatsu City, Japan

2001 Adjunct professor, School of the Arts & Communication, the College of New Jersey, Ewing NJ, USA

Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Art, Kyoto Seika University, Kyoto, Japan

Lives and works in Kyoto, Japan

- Education

1997-1999 Master of Science in Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA, USA

1991-1993 M.F.A., Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

1987-1991 B.F.A., Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

- Art Seminar and Residencies

2009 Wimbledon College of Art, London, UK

2006 Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan

1999 Special Project Program Fall 1999, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY, USA

1998 National Graduate Seminar, American Photography Institute, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, NY, USA

1995-1996 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

- Selected Individual Exhibitions and Projects

2015 Offering, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2015, Nakajo Higashi-Karekimata,Tokamachi City, Niigata, Japan

2013 Sea Room, Setouchi Triennale 2013, Takamijima, Kagawa, Japan

2012 Snow Room, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2012, Nakajo Higashi-Karekimata,Tokamachi City, Niigata, Japan

2009 TOSHIHIRO KOMATSU, the gallery, Wimbledon College of Art, London, UK

2007 Water Pavilion, TEAF 2007 Taehwa-river Eco Art Festival, Ulsan, the Republic of Korea

2006 Sanatorium, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan

2006 Clairvoyance Sept. 21, 2005, galerie 16, Kyoto City, Japan

2005 Clairvoyance Aug. 17, 2005, 15 minutes, TAP2005 Satellite Gallery, Toride City, Japan

2004 From Threshold to Threshold, Gallery Artislong, Kyoto City, Japan

2000 - 2001 Queens Focus 03: Adjoining Spaces, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, USA

2000 O-House, Toride Art Project 2000, Toride City, Japan

1999 Observatory, Special Projects Fall 1999, MoMA PS1, New York, USA

1999 Commission work, Nippon Organon K.K., Osaka, Japan

1998 Inverted Office N51-113, Department of Architecture MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA

1996 Watertoren CHK, Vlissingen, the Netherlands

1996 Artist and His Studio at the Open Studio, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1995 llumination and Mobile Space at the Open Studio, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1993 Reconstruction of Studio 204, Yamanashi, Japan

- Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Pilot Plant "To Marcel Duchamp", CAS, Osaka, Japan

2016 Pilot Plant "Red", CAS, Osaka, Japan

2015 On the Exhibition Room, CAS, Osaka, Japan

2014 ISLAND VIEW Why artists focus on islands, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

2014 Tokyo Wonder Site Art Cafe WINDOWS Vol.7 ISLAND VIEW, TWS Art Cafe 24/7 coffee & roaster, Tokyo, Japan

2012 Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2012 Plan Exhibition, Matsudai Nobutai Gallery, Matsudai, Tokamachi City, Niigata, Japan

2011 Rijksakademie Artists' Endowment Fund, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2009-2010 The 2009 Shenzhen Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture: City Mobilization, China

2007 Drawing, HONGKANG ART CENTER, Ulsan, the Republic of Korea

2006 CrossMediale, Gosia Koscielak Studio & Gallery, Chicago, USA

2005 Ura Art Map, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto City, Japan

2005 Membrane onto Magic, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

2003 On Happiness: Contemporary Japanese Photography, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

2002 SculptureCenter Spring 2002 Benefit: Lucky Draw, Deitch Projects, New York, USA

2002 Majority Rules! , Free Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom

2001 Media/Tonic, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2000 Transposed: Analogs of Built Space, SculptureCenter, New York, USA

2000 American Photography Institute National Graduate Seminar exhibition, Osaka, Japan

1998 American Photography Institute exhibition, the gallery of Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, NY, USA

1997 Repeat Reverse, the Yale Art and Architecture Building, Connecticut, USA

1996 Secrets, the Gate Foundation, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

- Fellowships and Awards

2009 The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Grant, UK

2009 The Nomura Cultural Foundation Grant, Japan

2009 The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation Grant, Japan

2000 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant, USA

1998 Scholarship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA , USA

1998 American Photography Institute Grant, Photography Department, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, USA

1997 Union Foundation for Ergodesign Culture Grant, Japan

1997 Scholarship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA , USA

1996 Union Foundation for Ergodesign Culture Grant, Japan

1995 VSB Foundation Grant, the Netherlands

- Publications

2015 Contemporary Installation Art, Artpower International Publishing Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, China

2015 On the Exhibition Room (brochure), CAS, Osaka, Japan

2014 ISLAND VIEW Why artists focus on islands (brochure), Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Tokyo Wonder Site, Japan

2013 South of Southern: Space, Geography, History & the Biennale, Documenting 2009 Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism /Architecture, China Youth Publishing Group, China

2009 CAIRON 12 Journal of Dance Studies Body and Architecture, Spain

2009 TOSHIHIRO KOMATSU (brochure), the gallery, Wimbledon College of Art, London, UK

2007 TEAF 2007 Taehwa-river Eco Art Festival (exhibition catalogue), Ulsan, the Republic of Korea

2005 Membrane onto Magic (exhibition catalogue), Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

2005 Clairvoyance Aug. 17, 2005, 15 minutes (brochure), TAP2005 Satellite Gallery, Toride City, Japan

2003 On Happiness: Contemporary Japanese Photography (exhibition catalogue), Editions Treville, Tokyo, Japan

2002 O MONOGRAFIAS Body, Barcelona, Spain

2001 TAP 2000 (exhibition catalogue), TAP 2000 office, Toride City, Japan

2000 Transposed: Analogs of Built Space (exhibition catalogue), SculptureCenter, New York, USA

2000 Queens Focus 03 (brochure), Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, USA

2000 TAP 2000 (proposal show catalogue), TAP 2000 office, Toride City, Japan

1999 National Graduate Seminar Bulletin 1998, American Photography Institute, USA

1998 Inverted Office N51-113, thresholds 17, the Department of Architecture at MIT, USA