[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

2014
“Wisdom, Impression, Sentiment - A” ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
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

Exhibition of two artists

2013
“How to make a right painting” ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
"Summer and Painters" ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"TAKAHASHI COLLECTION - Mindfulness! 2014" Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan
"Anti-War : Resistance against the Anticipated War" SNOW Contemporary, Tokyo, Japan
"Parplume University II" Yamashita building, Aichi, Japan
"Parplume University" Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
2013
"SOMANYIMAGES" sprout Curation, Tokyo, Japan
"Summer Drawing Show" GallerySIDE2, Tokyo, Japan
"TOKYO FRONTLINE PROJECTS 2013 - TRICK-DIMMENSION -" tolot:heuristic SHINONOME artcenter, Tokyo, Japan
"DER STURM" Nagoya Citizens’Gallery Yada, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
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
"Bomber" 2014, Oil on board, image: h.14.6 x w.30.0 cm、framed: h.23.2 x w.39.1 x d.4.5 cm

"Bomber" 2014, Oil on board, image: h.14.6 x w.30.0 cm、framed: h.23.2 x w.39.1 x d.4.5 cm

"Floreal - Big pollen intermingled with dirty light" 2012-2014, Oil on panel, mixed media, h.111.7 x w.191.2 cm

"Floreal - Big pollen intermingled with dirty light" 2012-2014, Oil on panel, mixed media, h.111.7 x w.191.2 cm

"Wisdom, Impression, Sentiment - A" 2012-2014, Oil on panels, h.180.6 x w.99.8 cm each *3 pieces from a set of 4

"Wisdom, Impression, Sentiment - A" 2012-2014, Oil on panels, h.180.6 x w.99.8 cm each *3 pieces from a set of 4

"Not participating in rec and doze" 2013, Ink and watercolor on paper, image: h.7.6 x w.10.5 cm, framed: h.24.1 x w.27.2 x d.3.0  cm

"Not participating in rec and doze" 2013, Ink and watercolor on paper, image: h.7.6 x w.10.5 cm, framed: h.24.1 x w.27.2 x d.3.0 cm

"Exercise for Spring" 2014, Video, 9 min. 46 sec.

"Exercise for Spring" 2014, Video, 9 min. 46 sec.