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Yuichi Hirako



Yuichi Hirako



b. 1982, Okayama, Japan

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan



Education:

2005

B.A. Wimbledon College of Art, BA (Hons) Fine Art: Painting



Solo Exhibitions:

2016

Phantom Forest, YIRI ARTS, Pier-2 Space, Kaohsiung



2015

Grafted Tree, Waiting Room, Tokyo

Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo

Winter 2015, YIRI Arts, Taipei

Bark Feeder, Daiichi Life Gallery, Tokyo



2014

Wooden Works, hpgrp Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The Bark of Mind, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark



2013

The Luminous Plant, Satellite, Okayama, Japan

The Forest City, Sonnentor Fujin Arts Space, Taiwan, Taipei

The Thick Forest, The Drawing Room Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

The Leaf Scar, Waiting Room, Tokyo, Japan



2012

The Wooden Clapper, The Drawing Room, Manila, The Philippines

Selected Forest, Satellite, Okayama, Japan

Advanced Plants, WALL/H.P.FRANCE, Tokyo, Japan

The Green Pieces, GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan

Memories of My Garden: Hidden Forest, INAX Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Memories of My Garden: Mistletoe, Tokyo Wonder Site Art Cafe kurage, Tokyo, Japan

Sleeping in the Pine Forest, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark



2011

Yuichi Hirako Art Works, SATELLITE, Okayama, Japan

Memories of My Garden: Song, Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Wonder Wall 2011 at Tocho Skywalk Exhibition Space at Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo, Japan



2010

Yuichi Hirako: Memories of My Garden, GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan





Group Exhibitions:

2015

Behind the painted smile, SERP Galeri, Rotterdam

HEISEI WAVE VOL.2.0, YIRI Arts Fujin Space, Taipei

Summer 2015, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen

Eternal lines, Zerp Galerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlamds

Collections, Gallery in The Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo, Japan



2014

Salon Zerp, Zerp Galerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlamds

XMAS 14, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

SUMMER GROUP SHOW - FROM NOW ON - waitingroom, Tokyo, Japan SUMMERTIME 14, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

11th INUJIMA JIKAN, INUJIMA, Okayama, Japan

Collectors EYE, Kashiwa Public Gallery, Chiba, Japan

Collections, Gallery in The Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Art Now: Memories of Body, Nagi Museum Of Contemporary, Okayama, Japan



2013

XMAS 13, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Art Now: Memories of Body, Takahashi Historial Museum, Okayama, Japan

Art Now: Memories of Body, Tenjinyama Cultural Plaza, Okayama, Japan

Considering the Source, Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, USA

SUMMERTIME 13, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Snack JIKKA, JIKKA, Tokyo, Japan

GENESIS, Sonnentor Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

PSYCHOTROPICS, The Drawing Room Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

VOCA Prize 2013, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Painting II --Mindscape between interior and exterior--,Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

HOTCHPOTCH, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011

TWS Emerging 2011, Tokyo Wonder Site, Hongo



2012

XMAS 12, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

SUMMERTIME 12, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

Back to the Nature, Fuma Contemporary Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan



2011

Mr, I Prize, Okayama Tenjinyama Plaza, Okayama, Japan

XMAS 11, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

D Art Biennale Art Award 2011, Y++ Gallery Triwizart, Beijing, China

D Art Biennale, Daitec, Aichi, Japan

Arts Challenge 2011, Aichi Arts Center, Aichi, Japan

Regenerate- Part.1, GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan





2010

Tokyo Wonder Wall 2010, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Art Fair Kyoto, Hotel Monterey Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

The 10th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2010, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan



2009

TOKYO WONDER SEEDS 2009, WONDER SITE Sibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Shell Art Award 2009, Daikanyama Hill Side Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Amuse Art Jam 09, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan



2008

GEISAI 11, Tokyo Big Site, Tokyo, Japan



2006

Stepsiblings, Temporary Contemporary, London, UK

Amuse Art Jam 06, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan



2005

05Degree show, Wimbledon School of Art, London, UK

Free Range, G3 Gallery, London, UK

Cocktail, Nolias Gallery, London, UK



Awards:

2013

VOCA Encouragement Prize

2011

D Art Biennale, Outstanding Performance Award

Arts Challenge 2011, Finalist Nominated

2010

The 10th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2010, Finalist Nominated 2010 Tokyo Wonder Wall 2010, Tokyo Wonder Wall Prize

2009

Shell Art Award 2009, Finalist Nominated



Public Collections:

The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited, Japan Akzonovel Art Foundation, The Netherlands