ARTCOURT Gallery

Artists

Akane Saijo

Biography

1989
Born in Hyogo Prefecture
2012
B.A., Fine Art, Kyoto City University of Arts, Ceramic Art Course
2013
Exchange Program at the Royal College of Arts, London, UK
2014
M.A., Fine Art, Kyoto City University of Arts, Ceramic Art Course
2020
Receives Kyoto City Special Bounty Program for Art and Culture

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021
Tainai Tea Ceremony, Kyoto Municipal Subway, Daigo Depot, Kyoto
2019
Grace of Taboo, WACOAL STUDYHALL KYOTO Gallery, Kyoto
2018
Grotta / solitude in the womb, Dohjidai Gallery, Kyoto
2017
Folly, Art Space Niji, Kyoto [’15]
2016
Creeping Mountains, Gallery shop collage, Dohjidai Gallery, Kyoto
2015
Hollow Tool Box, Gallery Miyagawa, Kyoto

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021
Lost in Translation, Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA, Kyoto *Participated as art unit TŌBOE
“a double blanket” Akane Saijo + Keis, haku kyoto, Kyoto
Gazing into the Dark, Touching the Light, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
KYOTO ART LOUNGE Exhibition: Connecting Two Sides, FUJII DAIMARU Black Storage, Kyoto *Participated as art unit TOBOE
Yuka MORI, Akane SAIJO duo exhibition “Responses in Flux”, LOKO Gallery, Tokyo
2020
Bi wo motte yo to nasu, Takashimaya Department Store, Kyoto
2019
KOGEI as Contemporary Craft: Transcending Boundaries, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Kyoto Art for Tomorrow 2019 - Selected Artists in Kyoto, The Museum of Kyoto [’17]
2018
New Mutation, Kyoto Art Center
Naturen Art-On the boundary between nature and human activity, JARFO Kyo-Bunpaku, Kyoto
2017
Ascending Art Annual Vol. 1 Shapes and Figures, Spiral Garden, Tokyo
Test Case XI, European Ceramic Workcentre, The Netherlands
rhithome Akane Saijo + Shima Haruka, Gallery Kyoto City University of Arts Gallery @KCUA, Kyoto
2016
ROKKO MEETS ART 2016, Rokkosan Pasture, Hyogo [The Hakone Open-Air Museum Award]
2015
Sign of Happiness, Antenna Media, Kyoto
2014
Yumiko Ono Akane Saijo Exhibition, Sakura Gallery, Tokyo
Art of Moon, Tsuki-no-Niwa Gallery, Kyoto [ Jury Prize]
2013
DOMO, Hackney Gallery, London
2011
Kyoto City University of Arts Exhibition [Tomimoto Award]

Artist Residencies

2019
Le Maupas A.I.R., France
2017
European Ceramic Workcentre, The Netherlands

Major Public Collections & Installation Locations

Bank of Kyoto / Shinkenchiku-sha Office

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