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Reina MIKAME

 

Artist

She pursues painterly expressions Concerning human perception through capturing scenes in everyday life, tracing the source of their impression, and engaging in repeated contemplation.

Born in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan in 1992. Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts (M.F.A.) in 2017. Selected solo exhibitions include: “Looking at the line” at Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo(2021); “Looking at the color” at Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo(2020); “project N 69 Reina Mikame” at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo(2017)

Based in Tokyo, Japan

Biography

2017 M.F.A, Oil Painting Course, Department of Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts

2015 B.A, Oil Painting Course, Department of Painting, Tama Art University

1992 Born in Aichi, Japan

Solo exhibitions

2021

"Looking at the line" Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo

"Touch the heat" MONO.LOGUES, Tokyo

2020

"Looking at the color​" Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo

2018

"The Weight of Water, The Light that Blurs," Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo

"The light that exists over there" Iijimashouten, Kanagawa

2017

"project N 69 MIKAME Reina" Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo

"Reina MIKAME Exhibition" Roppongi Hills Club, Tokyo

2016

"Reflection" Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo

2015

“Exhibition of Cafe Kiyosumi - Reina MIKAME” Cafe Kiyosumi, Tokyo

2013

“Fall in Love” Art House Aichi, Aichi

“TWS-Emerging 203” Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo

2012

“Tokyo Wonder Wall 2012” Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, Tokyo

Group exhibitions

2022

“Artslope"  SEIBU SHIBUYA Art Gallery / Tokyo

can (not) reachEUKARYOTE, Tokyo

Light Brain Vol.3 Re-Lux/Lax the urban environmentITOKI TOKYO XORK, Tokyo

"hueLe Museum art Labo supported by Yutaka Kikutake Gallery" hueLe Museum art Labo, Tokyo

“Spirited Artist in Toyota” Toyota Citizen gallery, Aichi

Reason of Picture” MITSUKOSHI CONTEMPORARY GALLERY, Tokyo

2021​​

“Toyota Hybrid Art Exhibition” Toyota Garou, Aichi

“Collectors’ Collective Vol.5” biscuit gallery, Tokyo

UNLOGICAL” MONO.LOGUES, Tokyo 

emerging japanese painters” SHOP Taka Ishii Gallery, Hong Kong

“Beloved things” Toyota Garou, Aichi

“The conversation of lovable art” GINZA TSUTAYA BOOKS, Tokyo

2020

"It is a season when the sun shines brightly against you and you tend to feel sick, but please spend your regular and healthy days."  SEIBU SHIBUYA Art Gallery / Tokyo

“Spinner Markt” Spiral Garden / Tokyo

"VOCA2020- The Vision of Contemporary Art" The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo

“Time After Time(s)” Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo

2019

Atsuko Yamashita  and Reina Mikame “Painting” TAKU SOMETANI GALLERY, Tokyo

ART DAYS Toyota 2019 " Toyota Specific: Recalled Folklor" TOYOTASHI MINGEI-KAN, Aichi

“Practice_01: Drawing lines” EUKARYOTE, Tokyo

ART DAYS Toyota 2019 " Toyota Specific: Scenery and Signs" Sky Hall Toyota, Aichi

"ARTS CHALLENGE 2019" Aichi Arts Center, Aichi

2017

Hirofumi Isoya, Reina Mikame, Kisho Mwkaiyama, Kouichi Tabata" Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo

"Through the Glass "Tokyo University of the Arts (Traveling exhibition at AGC Studio) , Tokyo

"65th Tokyo University of the Arts Graduation Works Exhibitions" Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo

2016

"Art in YUJUKU" Yujuku spa, Gumma

“Honeycomb Catalogue” Gallery Senbyakudo, Tokyo

“O'YA5” MONDAY ART SPACE, Tokyo

Mariko Oya, Nerhol, Reina Mikame Group Exhibition” Yutaka Kikutake Gallery, Tokyo

2015

“Where does a person go now? -Master class student’s exhibition of Tokyo University of the Arts” Gallery Senbyakudo, Tokyo

 “Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi" Marunouchi Building,  1F MARUCUBE, Tokyo

“Föhn” Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo

“Arisa KIMURA and Reina MIKAME” Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo

“TARGET” Fuchu Art Museum, Citizen gallery, Tokyo

“Joint Graduation Exhibition of 5 Art Universities in Tokyo" The National Art Center, Tokyo

2014

"Eijiro SAITO and Reina MIKAME” Fukagawa bansho, Tokyo

2013

“Momentary miracle” Gallery Nagatani, Tokyo

“O'YA4/Open Atelier” Tama Art University, Tokyo

“Super Open Studio” Lucky Happy Studio, Tokyo

“O'YA3” Turner Gallery, Tokyo

2012

“O'YA2” Tama Art University, Tokyo

“Tokyo Wonder Wall Winning Exhibition” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo

2011

“O'YA1” Tama Art University, Tokyo

Prizes

2021

Toyota City Cultural New Face Award, Toyota City Cultural Promotion Foundation

2019

Selection,  “ARTS CHALLENGE 2019” 

2012

Tokyo Wonder Wall Award, “Tokyo Wonder Wall 2012”  

Public Collection

2022

​Toyota City, Aichi

Art fair / Event 

2021

“ART NAKANOSHIMA #5,  2021” DOJIMA RIVER FORUM, Osaka

“Minatomachi Art Book Fair 2021” MAT, Nagoya, Aichi

2020

“ART NAKANOSHIMA #4,  2020” DOJIMA RIVER FORUM, Osaka

“CADAN: GENDAI BIJUTSU” TERRADA B&C HALL , Tokyo

2019

“ART NAKANOSHIMA #3,  2019” DOJIMA RIVER FORUM, Osaka

2018

“ART NAKANOSHIMA #2,  2018” DOJIMA RIVER FORUM, Osaka

Talk 

2021

Online Talk Event “Look and write" (Guest)

2020

 J-WAVE “Growing Reed ” (Guest)

 Online Talk Event “The art room"

2019

Artist's Talk “Talk about Drawing lines”

Articles 

2022

“Art Collector's No.156” March, 2022

2021

“Art Collector's No.149” August, 2021

“Art Collector's No.144” March, 2021

2020

“Art Collector's No.134” May, 2020

“HERS” January, 2020

2016

“L'OFFISIEL JAPAN No.011” November, 2016