[ARATANIURANO]

Mana Konishi

Japanese / English

1968
Born in Tokyo, Japan
1993
BA in Fine Art, Corcoran School of Art, Washington DC,USA
1996
MFA in Fine Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Hoffberger School of Painting, Baltimore MD, USA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011
"Alex", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2009
"Portraits", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2008
"Sense through Mind, Body, and Spirit", Forever Museum of Contemporary Art, Akita, Japan
2007
"Nowhere in Particular", Dai-ichi Life Gallery / ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2006
"Summer Island", Space Kobo & Tomo, Tokyo, Japan
"Monkey Beach & Ryugu", Space Kobo & Tomo, Tokyo, Japan
"Kinkazan", Space Kobo & Tomo, Tokyo, Japan
2005
"Dream Days", Space Kobo & Tomo, Tokyo, Japan
2004
"Studies", Space Kobo & Tomo, Tokyo, Japan
"Project N19", Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003
"Beautiful Place", Space Kobo & Tomo, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
"New Year’s Party", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"The Exhibition of the Collection of the Yokohama Museum of Art", Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
2012
"Drawings", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2011
"039 Younger Generation", Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Living With Art – Contemporary Art from Japan and Taiwan”, Yi&C.Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
"Primary Field II", The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
"Summer Museum for Children : MIMAKURU Miracles", Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"New Kore Shizuoka - New and Previous Collections and Art Closely Connected to Shizuoka", Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
"Small Paintings", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2009
"Mountains and Valleys", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"From the Collction 030: 10th Anniversary Exhibition – Garden of Resonance", Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008
"LuLuLu Landscape : How I see the world around me,", Shizuoka Prefectural Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
"Art and Ecology - Ecosopy in Practice I", EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo, Japan
2006
"VOCA 2006 The Vision of Contemporary Art", Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2005
"A Lunch", AXIS Gallery ANNEX, Tokyo, Japan
"24th Outstanding Rising Artists Exhibition by Sompo Japan Fine Art Foundation", Seiji Togo Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
1999
"DC Commission on the Arts Fellowship Recipients Exhibition", Washington DC, USA
1995
"Superbia – Biennial Emerging Artists Exhibition", WPA, Washington DC, USA
1993
"Walk the Goddess Walk – Multi Media Exhibition", DCAC, Washington DC, USA

Awards

2006
"VOCA" Award, Committee for the Exhibition "VOCA", Tokyo, Japan
2002
"The S&R Washington Award", The S&R Foundation, Washington DC, USA
1998
"Grants in Aid Fellowship", DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities, Washington DC, USA
1995
"The Graduate Painting Award", Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD, USA
1994
"Maryland Institute International Graduate Fellowship – Tuition Award", Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore MD, USA

Collection

Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The Daiichi Mutual Life Insurance Company, Tokyo, Japan
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
Pigozzi Collection
Takahashi Collection
Terada Collection
"Alex (Summer garden)", 2012, Oil on canvas, h. 117.0 × w. 117.0 cm

"Alex (Summer garden)", 2012, Oil on canvas, h. 117.0 × w. 117.0 cm

"Underwater", 2009, Oil on canvas, h.41.0 × w.32.0 cm

"Underwater", 2009, Oil on canvas, h.41.0 × w.32.0 cm

"Virginia", 2009, Oil on canvas, h.91.0 × w.117.0 cm

"Virginia", 2009, Oil on canvas, h.91.0 × w.117.0 cm