[ARATANIURANO]

Youichi Umetsu


Japanese / English

1982
Born in Yamagata, Japan
2005
BA in Department of Oil Painting, Fine Art, Tokyo Zokei Art University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009
"Gold Dessin", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo
2008
"POST GRADUATION", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo
2006
"Kinzokusei no Shikakukei", Gallery ES, Tokyo
2005
"LIQUID NIGHT☆", Gallery Honjoh, Tokyo
2004
"E ni naranai E", Free space PRAHA, Sapporo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012
"Pandemonium", XYZ collective, Tokyo
2011
"Other Paintings – NTC exhibition", A/D Gallery, Roppongi, Hills Tokyo
"FAMILY AFFAIR", XYZ collective, Tokyo
"KAIGA SETSUMEIKAI", sprout Curation, Tokyo
2010
"cosmetic girl and tired boy", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"Self Portrait – Watashitoiu Tanin", Takahashi Collection Hibiya, Tokyo, Japan
"Living With Art – Contemporary Art from Japan and Taiwan", Yi&C.Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
"Small Paintings", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
2009
"VOCA 2009 – The Vision of Contemporary Art", The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo (Selected by Natsumi Araki/Mori Art Museum)
"ZAIMIZAMZIMA Exhibition Forum", ZAIM Annex 401, Yokohama, Japan
"Long Season", Michael Ku Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2006
"The 9th Annual Taro Okamoto Competition of the Contemporary Art", Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Japan
2005
"Nyukashou", Free space PRAHA, Sapporo, Japan
2004
"Outrange", Free space PRAHA, Sapporo, Japan
"Matsu ni Koromo Ume kaori – Ha chirinuru Shiro no Nishi", Bunpoudou Gallery, Tokyo

Award

2006
Received the 9th Taro Okamoto Semi-grand Prize

Collection

Pigozzi Collection
Takahashi Collection
"Japanese plane", 2008, Gold on board,  h.22.1 x w.22.1 cm

"Japanese plane", 2008, Gold on board, h.22.1 x w.22.1 cm

"POST GRADUATION", exhibition view, 2008, ARATANIURANO

"POST GRADUATION", exhibition view, 2008, ARATANIURANO

"Nudist Beach", 2007-2008, il on cotton and board, h.209.7 x w.121.5 cm

"Nudist Beach", 2007-2008, il on cotton and board, h.209.7 x w.121.5 cm