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Hiroko Masuko





Hiroko Masuko



b. 1982, Miyagi, Japan

Lives and works in Iwate, Japan



Education:

2006

B.A. Tohoku Institute of Technology



2008 

M.A. Art Education, Miyagi University of Education



Solo Exhibitions:

2013

Ouroboros and HANAKAMURI, Cyg Art Gallery, Iwate

Bonsai Extension, ICN Gallery, London, UK



2012

From New Location, Gallery Jin Projects, Tokyo



2011

Bonsai Sapiens, Gallery Jin Projects, Tokyo

Hiroko Masuko, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art



2009

Bonsai, Roppongi Hills ARTS+DESIGN STORE A+D, Tokyo

BONSAI Sword Legend, Gallery Jin Projects, Tokyo



2008

Tree+Man, Gallery Jin Projects, Tokyo



2007  

Hiroko MASUKO exhibition, TOKYO WONDER WALL

Hiroko MASUKO exhibition, SEISHI NAKAMOTO PRIVATE MUSEUM, SENDAI

Hiroko MASUKO exhibition, re:bridge edit, SENDAI



2006  

Hiroko MASUKO exhibition, cafe Mozart atelie, SENDAI

Hiroko MASUKO exhibition, TOHOKU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ICHIBANCHO LOBBY, SENDAI



Group Exhibitions:

2016

Art on Paper, NY, Gallery Jin, The Paper Fair, NY, Pier 36

START Art Fair, Gallery Jin, Saatchi Gallery, London



2014

Duet Series Vol. 1, Hiroko Masuko and Keiko Masumoto, Gallery Jin Projects, Tokyo

Art Jam 2014, Gallery Jin, Tokyo



2013

Art Festa Iwate, The Iwate Museum of Art, Iwate



2012

Art Kyoto 2012, Gallery Jin Projects, Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto



2011

Tsuchizawa Bonsai, Art@Tsuchizawa, Iwate

Open Call for Art Project Ideas 2011 Exhibition, Hiroshima MOCA, Hiroshima



2010 

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

Toyota Art Competition 2010, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi

Winter session 2010, Gallery Jin Projects, Tokyo

PLUS Contemporary Art Fair, Tokyo



2009

The Bloom, Art Jam Contemporary, Tokyo

Girls Zone 05, Art Jam Contemporary, Tokyo

HANGA MIYAGI, sendai mediatheque, Miyagi



2008

SHITSURAI 2008, Gallery Jin Projects, Tokyo

SECRET AUCTION@KANDADA, project space KANDADA,TOKYO



2007  

AMUSE ART JAM 2007 in KYOTO, The Museum of Kyoto

TOKYO WONDER WALL 2007, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOKYO

HANGA MIYAGI, sendai mediatheque

28th HITOTUBO Exhibition, Guardian Garden, Ginza, Tokyo



2006  

HANGA MIYAGI, sendai mediatheque

31th A national university print exhibition, Machida-shi international print Museum,Tokyo



2005  

LIVE DRAWING, sendai mediatheque

Live reading & live painting, TOHOKU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ICHIBANCHO LOBBY, SENDAI



Awards:

2012

The Iwate Art Encouragement Prize 2012



2010

Accepted for Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2010

Award for excellence, Toyota Art Competition 2010



2007

AMUSE ART JAM 2007 special prize

Curators choice award in Kyoten

28th HITOTUBO Exhibition, selected

Artist share vol.3, selected

The Tokyo Wonder Wall Prize, Tokyo Wonder Wall 2007