MAEKAWA Kazuhito

1974  Born in Sasayamasi, Hyogo, Japan
1997  Graduated from Osaka University of Art (Osaka,Japan)

1997-1998  Studied as an institute student of Osaka University of Art (Osaka,Japan)
2011  Ph.D, Osaka University of Art graduate school
2011-current Osaka University of Arts part-time teacher

2014-current Mukogawa Women's University assistant teacher

solo exhibition

2015

 [memoir of the king conquering the word] Art Space KIN GYO KOO KAN (Taipei, Taiwan)

2011

[MAEKAWA Kazuhito Solo Exhibition -KITSCH-] neutron tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)
2010

[MAEKAWA Kazuhito Solo Exhibition -KITSCH-] neutron kyoto (Kyoto, Japan)
[MAEKAWA Kazuhito Solo Exhibition MARUYAMA VILLAGE × KITSCH] Japanese-style hotel "MARUYAMA VILLAGE"(Hyogo, Japan)

[MAEKAWA Kazuhito ROZOME Exhibition -KITSCH-] GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto,Japan)

2004

[MAEKAWA Kazuhito ROZOME Exhibition] DOUJIDAI GALLERY (Kyoto,Japan)
2001

[MAEKAWA Kazuhito Solo Exhibition] SHIPS Kyoto Shop (Kyoto,Japan)
1998

[MAEKAWA Kazuhito Solo Exhibition] GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto,Japan)

group exhibition, prize, etc

2017

The fantastic KIMONO -gallery AOGIRI (Kyoto, Japan)

3rd TRIENNALE of KOGEI in KANAZAWA -21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

AYANASU EXHIBITION -The Museum of Arts & Crafts-ITAMI 

2016

the art fair +plus ultra 2016 -spiral garden (Tokyo, Japan)

YO SORO! HYOUGETE SOUROU -HARUYA SYOTEN(Matsuyama, Japan)

Imagination & creation of the tea ceremony -ISETAN (Tokyo, Japan)

The 6th 'Tensai 108' -Zojoji Temple (Tokyo, Japan)

KANAZAWA 21st  CENTURY KOGEI FESTIVAL / KOGEI KAIRO -House of Mr.Tsukuda

Mirai Department Store -ISETAN (Tokyo, Japan)

KOBE ART MARCHE' 2015-KOBE MERIKEN PARK ORIENTAL HOTEL (Kobe, Japan)

Beauty of prayer -SEIBU SHIBUYA(Tokyo,Japan)

Best wishes for the summer season -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

WAKU WAKU MITSUHAMA -Mitsuhama(Ehime,Japanan)

Swallows passing over the ceramic -PAKU PAKU AN(Tokyo,Japan)

MARUGOTO JAPANESE ART FES -Marugoto Nippon(Tokyo,Japan)

AYANASU EXHIBITION -The Museum of Kyoto (Kyoto,Japan)

Rempah-Rempah Art Collection 2016 -GINZA MITSUKOSHI (Tokyo,Japan)

rooms32 -the Yoyogi National Gymnasium(Tokyo,Japan)

2015

Rempah-Rempah Art Collection -Tokyo International Forum Art Shop(Tokyo,Japan)

NIPPONIA NIPPON -Marugoto Nippon(Tokyo,Japan)

FUNATSURU WINTER HYOUGE COLLECTION -FUNATSURU KYOTO KAMOGAWA RESORT (Kyoto,Japan)

ART KAOHSIUNG 2015 -City Suites-Kaohsiung(Taiwan)

HYOUGE-DAICHAKAI -NIHONBASHI MITSUKOSHI (Tokyo,Japan)

BICHUUNOKUNI ASIHMORI OOCHANOYU -Joukouan/nanacafe (Okayama,Japan) 

HURUTA ORIBE-EXHIBITION -SAGAWA ART MUSEUM (Shiga,Japan)

The 5th 'Tensai 108' -Zojoji Temple (Tokyo, Japan)

KOBE ART MARCHE' 2015-KOBE MERIKEN PARK ORIENTAL HOTEL (Kobe, Japan)

Let's TONGARI -ISETAN (Tokyo, Japan)

Physical Pop Art -ISETAN (Tokyo, Japan)

Tou-ism 2015 -Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse (Yokohama, Japan)

Hyouge Mono -espace Japon (France, Paris)

Clash of the Hyouge-Jissaku "Aoyama incident"  -PAKU PAKU AN(Tokyo,Japan)

FUNATSURU NEW-LIFE COLLECTION -FUNATSURU KYOTO KAMOGAWA RESORT (Kyoto,Japan)

Hyouge-Jissaku(artists spinned out of the comic "Hyouge-mono") TAJIMI-Returns -ORIBE UTSUWAKAN(Gifu,Japan) 

MATCH-EXHIBITION 2015 -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

HYAKUMANNGOKU-Chaos -GINZA MITSUKOSHI (Tokyo,Japan)

The 4th 'Tensai 108' -Zojoji Temple (Tokyo, Japan)

WANGERU -Azabujuban Gallery (Tokyo,Japan)

New year party with the Extreme Potters Group "Hyouge-Jissaku" & the company in Kyoto -FUNATSURU KYOTO KAMOGAWA RESORT (Kyoto,Japan)

2014

BLUE LIGHT YOKOHAMA TWILIGHT feat. KIM Riyoo -SHUHALLY(Yokohama,Japan)

You also OTSU -NIHONBASHI MITSUKOSHI (Tokyo,Japan)

The 3rd 'Tensai 108' -Zojoji Temple (Tokyo, Japan)

Artist's sense of fun"the toy of palm size" -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

DAI-ORIBE EXHIBITION -Museum of Modern Ceramic Art (Gifu,Japan)

FIBER ART SHOW -Gallery Pause (Tokyo,Japan)

UCHIWA-EXHIBITION -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

GALLERY FUNATSURU 1st season -FUNATSURU KYOTO KAMOGAWA RESORT (Kyoto,Japan)

MECHA-WAN×KO-BUKUSA -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

2.5 Dimension 'thinking the painting' -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

The 2nd 'Tensai 108' -Zojoji Temple (Tokyo, Japan)

CHABAKO of TAIAN Japanese Tea Ceremony Exhibition -PAKU PAKU AN(Kyoto, Japan), KOGEI MATUKICHI (Kanazawa,Japan)

ISETAN CHAKAI Japanese Modern Tea CelemonyStyle -ISETAN (Tokyo, Japan)

ENGIMONO the exhibition of mascots & lucky charms -PAKU PAKU AN(Tokyo,Japan)
2013

CHABAKO of TAIAN Japanese Tea Ceremony Exhibition -Hyatt Regency Kyoto (Kyoto, Japan)
MATCH-EXHIBITION -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

'enishi' Japanese Tea Ceremony Exhibition -SEIBU (Tokyo, Japan)

the artfair +plus ultra 2013 -spiral garden (Tokyo, Japan)

Japanese Modern Tea Ceremony Exhibition -MITSUKOSHI (Tokyo, Japan)

HYOUGETA, NIIGATA -Niigata,Japan

The 1st 'Tensai 108' -Zojoji Temple (Tokyo, Japan)

KOBE ART MARCHE' 2013-KOBE MERIKEN PARK ORIENTAL HOTEL (Kobe, Japan)

THE  19th SEIRYUTEN SOME' EXHIBITION  -MUSE'E DE SOME' SEIRYU (Kyoto,Japan)

Imago Mundi / BENETTON Collection -Fondazione Querini Stampalia (Venice, Italy)

Forest of JYUZOU -JYUZOU Shrine (Wajima, Japan)

KANAZAWA-TOURYOUE -GENPOUIN (Kanazawa, Japan)

UCHIWA-EXHIBITION -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

Japanese Most Valuable Contemporary Contents -PAKU PAKU AN(Tokyo,Japan

Art of JOMON -hpgrp GALLERY NEW YORK (NY,USA)

Japanese Most Valuable Contemporary Contents -Hankyu Umeda Main Store(Osaka,Japan)
2012

Cultural-assets public presentation of Sakai × Hyougemono(weekly comic MORNING) -Sakai city(Osaka,Japan)

HAKO-IRI EXHIBITION -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

KOUGEI in the dark -GALLERY REMPAH REMPAH(Kanazawa,Japan) / Works were appointed as the direction of the contemporary dance

The futurism of KOUGEI /The seductive chaos -GALLERY REMPAH REMPAH(Kanazawa,Japan)

Dyeing Kabuki and Noh -MUSE'E DE SOME' SEIRYU (Kyoto,Japan)

Luminous/Japan-Ukraine TEXTILE ART EXCHANGE EXHIBITION -PROMO ARTE PROJECT GALLERY(Tokyo,Japan) /This exhibition went around in Ukraine

ART KYOTO 2012 -Hotel Monterey Kyoto(Kyoto,Japan)/HYOUGEMONO booth

ECHO TOUR 2012 -The old main building of Kyoto Prefectural office (Kyoto, Japan)

The present of the "Art" as a translation word in Japan -KYUU TANAKAKE JYUUTAKU(Saitama,Japan)

MINI FIBER ART EXHIBITION 2012 in PAUSE -GALLERY SPACE PAUSE(Tokyo,Japan)

AYANASU EXHIBITION -SENBIKIYA GALLERY (Tokyo,Japan)
2011

THE  17th SEIRYUTEN SOME' EXHIBITION  -MUSE'E DE SOME' SEIRYU (Kyoto,Japan)

THE COMING WORLD EXHIBITION -neutron tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

THE TALISMAN EXHIBITION -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

OPEN FACTORY -neutron FACTORY (Kyoto, Japan)

GION-MATSURI EXHIBITION -MUSE'E DE SOME' SEIRYU (Kyoto, Japan)
2010

FROM LAUSANNE TO BEIJING - 6th INTERNATIONAL FIBER ART BIENNIAL (Zhenzhou, China) -Outstanding honorable mention

KYOTO DYEING ARCHIVE Ⅰ / Le Noir et Rouge -MUSE'E DE SOME' SEIRYU (Kyoto, Japan)

4th RIGA TEXTILE AND FIBER ART TRIENNIAL (Riga,Latvia)

SUDARE (Japanese bamboo blind) ×ART -KATUMAKE (old KATUMA family house, Osaka, Japan))

THE TALISMAN EXHIBITION -GALLERY MARONIE (Kyoto, Japan)

Mt.Fuji-EXHIBITION -neutron tokyo (Tokyo, Japan)

VALCELLINA AWARD -INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE / FIBER ART COMPETITION (Maniago,Italy)

ECHO TOUR 2010 -The old main building of Kyoto Prefectural office (Kyoto, Japan)

Osaka University of Art / California college of Art (CCA) Print and Dyeing Exhibition -OLIVER GALLERY (CCA, California, USA)
2009

AYANASU 10th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION  -Osaka University of Art HOTARUMACHI CAMPUS GALLERY (Osaka,Japan)

THE  18th SEIRYUTEN SOME' EXHIBITION  -MUSE'E DE SOME' SEIRYU (Kyoto,Japan)

TEXTILE MEETING 09' (Kyoto, Japan)
2008

FROM LAUSANNE TO BEIJING - 5th INTERNATIONAL FIBER ART BIENNIAL (Beijing,China) -Outstanding honorable mention

SCYTHIA 7 -THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL ON CONTEMPORARY TEXTILE ART EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE (Kherson,Ukraine)

VALCELLINA AWARD -INTERNATIONAL TEXTILE / FIBER ART COMPETITION (Maniago,Italy)
2007

"HUNT FOR THIS CENTURY'S LEONARDO DA VINCI" INTERNATIONAL ART TRIENNIAL (Osaka,Japan)

3rd EUROPEAN TEXTILE AND FIBER ART TRIENNIAL (Riga,Latvia) -Special prize of Riga City council

ASAHI MODERN CRAFT EXHIBITION (Japan) -An excellent prize

AYANASU Maekawa Kazuhito / Yasuoka Kozue Exhibition -sneak attack of "SENSYOKU" -SENBIKIYA GALLERY (Tokyo,Japan) -projected by Osaka University of Art and SENBIKIYA GALLERY
2006

FROM LAUSANNE TO BEIJING - 4th INTERNATIONAL FIBER ART BIENNIAL (Suzhou,China)  -Outstanding honorable mention

2005

TOKYO COMPETITION 2005 (Tokyo, Japan)

AYANASU-10 ARTSTS EXHIBITION   -CASO (Osaka,Japan) -projected by Osaka University of Art

2003

ART EXHIBITION AT TAJIMA (Hyogo,Japan) -Purchase prize

RADICAL ARTISTS OF "SENSYOKU"  -TOYONAKA CITY GALLERY (Osaka,Japan) -projected by Toyonaka city and Osaka University of Art

THE EXHIBITION OF ART OF RIVER 2003 (Kakogawasi,Japan) -projected by Kakogawa city

2002

100 oeuvres (Paris,France)

THE BIENNIAL KUMAMOTO (Kumamoto,Japan)

JAPAN / FRANCE ART SALON (Japan)

2001

THE EXHIBITION OF 21 CENTRY ART 2001 (Japan) -Encouragement prize
THE WORD COMPETITION OF ART & CRAFT KANAZAWA 2001 (Kanazawa,Japan)

article, etc

Short article [The hero who becomes kitsch as God] reported at View of Artist/The National Museum of Art (Osaka,Japan) 2010.Oct.
Short article [The genealogy of KITSCH] reported at Meeting of Ethno-Art Academic Society (Tokyo,Japan) 2010.Apr.

Short article [Kitsch and Industrial Art] reported at TEXTILE MEETING 09' (Kyoto,Japan) 2009.Sep.
Short article [Contemporary and Fiber Art] reported at 3rd EUROPEAN TEXTILE AND FIBER ART TRIENNIAL (Riga,Latvia) 2008.Jul.

[SENSYOKU α] published SENSYOKU TO SEIKATUSYA  2007.Mar.
[SENSYOKU α] published SENSYOKU TO SEIKATUSYA  1998.Dec.

public collection

BENETTON Collection

Yabu,Hyogo,Japan