Koichi Somaki

Koichi Somaki

installation view

urethan on plyboard
2014

installation view

urethan on plyboard
2014

installation view

urethan on plyboard
2014
17 × 17 × 179 cm

Biography

1952 Born in Niigata, Japan
1979 Graduated from Tokyo Zokei University, Department of Fine Arts
1981 Completed trainee program at Tokyo Zokei University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1979 Shinwa Gallery, Tokyo
1980 Runami Gallery, Tokyo
Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo
1981 Gallery Sansei, Tokyo
Gallery Parergon, Tokyo
1982 Ginza Kaiga-kan, Tokyo
1984 Gallery Q, Tokyo(2002)
1986 Root Gallery, Tokyo
1987 Gallery +1, Tokyo
1988 Gallery Den, Tokyo(1992)
1989 Art Space Wasshoi, Tokyo
1990 Gallery White Art, Tokyo
1991 Gallery Floor 2, Tokyo
1992 J2 Gallery, Tokyo(1994)
1993 Gallery αM, Tokyo
Soko Museum, Niigata
1994 Gallery Kochi, Tokyo(1997)
2000 IBM-KAWASAKI City Gallery, Kanagawa
2006 Gallery INOS, Tokyo
2014 Color Museum, Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibitions

1980 "13th Tokyo Biennale" Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
1983 "14th International Impact Art Festival" Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art,
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
1985 "3rd Busan Biennale" Korea
"Kunsan International Contemporary Art Exhibition" Kunsan National University, Korea
1986 "Contemporary Art from Tokyo" Yoon Gallery, Korea
"6th International Small Art Exhibition" Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art  
1987 "2nd Saigawa Art Festival" Inkstick Shibaura+Cher-Cher Tokyu  
1988 Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka
"Pulse of impulse" Gallery Q, Tokyo
"Four seasons Four persons" L.A. Art Core, USA
1991 "Poetics of Hue" Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa
1996 "Transparent Mesh" Restaurant Floret 4F
2001 "ABST" Portside Art Gallery, Yokohama
2002 "ABST drawing" Hino gallery, Tokyo
2003 "Young Artists on Aiko Miyawaki's 'Utsurohi" MUSEUM HAUS KASUYA, Kanagawa
"ABST concrete works" visions, Tokyo
2004 "100 artists from Niigata" The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata
"ABST reconsideration of abstraction" Hino gallery, Tokyo
2006 "ABST reconsideration of abstraction" visions, Tokyo
2008 "ABST" Hino gallery, Tokyo
2010 "ABST / abstract minimalism" visions, Tokyo
2011 "ABST abstract minimalism" Aiko Miyawaki+ABST, Toki Art Space, Tokyo

Selected Collecitons

Glass Art Akasaka

UBS Japan, Tokyo

Maruto Co., Ltd., Miyagi

Granbois Chiba Wing Arena, Chiba

B-tech Japan Bosendorfer, Tokyo

Kunsan National University, Korea

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea