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Yuichi HIRAKO "Memories"

12/21 (Sat.), 2019 - 1/26 (Sun.), 2020
Opening Reception : 12/21 (Sat.) 6:00 - 8:00pm

*Winter Holidays: 12/30 (Mon.) - 1/7 (Tues.)

*We are open on Wed to Sat. 12-7pm and Sun. 12-5pm
*Closed on Mon., Tue. and National Holidays
*The artist will be present at the opening reception on 12/21, Saturday, 6-8pm. The exhibition opens at noon before the reception.

Left: Perennial 4.Jan, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 910 x 727 mm
Right: Perennial 17.Feb, 2019, acrylic on canvas, 1000 x 803 mm

Yuichi HIRAKO

1982 Born in Okayama, Japan
Currently lives and works in Tokyo.

EDUCATION

2006 B.F.A., Wimbledon College of Art, BA(Hons) Fine Art : Painting

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Lycoris, Satellite, Okayama
Dandelion, ZERP, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2018
Leftover
, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Gallery, Tokyo
Bloom, YIRI ARTS Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
SEEDING | Hirako Yuichi Solo Exhibition, YIRI ARTS Taichung Space, Taichung, Taiwan
project N 71 Yuichi HIRAKO, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Yuichi HIRAKO Special Exhibition, WAITINGROOM, Tokyo
Dazzling Leaves, ZERP, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2017
SPROUT, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Greening, WAITIGNROOM, Tokyo

2016
Our Way to the Forest, Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, USA
Phantom Forest, YIRI ARTS Pier-2 Space, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2015
Bark Feeder, The Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo
Grafted Tree, WAITINGROOM, Tokyo

2014
Wooden Works, hpgrp GALLERY TOKYO, Tokyo
The Bark of Mind, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
The Luminous Plant, Satellite, Okayama
The Forest City, Sonnentor Fujin Arts Space, Taipei
The Thick Forest, The Drawing Room, Singapore, Singapore
The Leaf Scar, WAITINGROOM, Tokyo

2012
The Wooden Clapper, The Drawing Room, Manila, Philippines
Selected Forest, Satellite, Okayama
Advanced Plants, WALL/H.P.FRANCE, Tokyo
The Green Pieces, GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku, Tokyo
Memories of My Garden : Hidden Forest, INAX GALLERY, Tokyo
Memories of My Garden : Mistletoe, Tokyo Wonder Site Art Cafe kurage, Tokyo
SLEEPING IN THE PINE FOREST, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2011
Yuichi HIRAKO Art Works, Satellite, Okayama
Memories of My Garden : Song, Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo
Tokyo Wonder Wall 2011 at Tocho, Skywalk Exhibition Space at Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Tokyo

2010
Yuichi HIRAKO : Memories of My Garden, GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku, Tokyo

Left/ Right : "project N 71 Yuichi Hirako" 2018, installation view, Tokyo Operacity Art Gallery, Tokyo

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Mite Hanasou-Ten2019, Sakura City Museum of Art, Chiba
CYGNUS LOOP, Gallery Baton, Seoul, Korea

2018
MUSUBI, GALERIE DA-END, Paris, France
Playing Fields, Zerp Galerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
SUMMERTIME’18 - THE ANNUAL GROUP SHOW 14TH EDITION, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2017
NEWSPACE, WAITINGROOM, Tokyo
Time Spent With The World, The Drawing Room, Manila, Philippines
Sightings, Galerie Laroche/Joncas, Montreal, Canada

2016
Happily ever after, Zerp Galerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
SUMMERTIME 16,
Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2015
Inaugural Show, The Drawing Room, Manila, Philippines
XMAS’15, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Egg of Shibuya, Shibuya City Hall, Tokyo, Japan
KASAI NO HITO, YIRI ARTS Pier-2 Space, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
SUMMERTIME 15, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
HEISEI WAVE 2.0, YIRI ARTS Fujin Space, Taipei, Taiwan
Behind the painted smile, Zerp Galerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eternal lines, Zerp Galerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Collections, Gallery in The Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014
Salon Zerp, Zerp Galerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
XMAS’14, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
SUMMER GROUP SHOW - FROM NOW ON -, WAITINGROOM, Tokyo
SUMMERTIME 14, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
11th INUJIMA JIKAN, INUJIMA, Okayama, Japan
Collector's EYE, Kashiwa Public Gallery, Chiba, Japan
Collections, Gallery in The Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Art Now:Memories of Body, Nagi Museum Of Contemporary, Okayama, Japan

2013
XMAS’13, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Art Now:Memories of Body, Takahashi Historial Museum, Okayama, Japan
Art Now:Memories of Body, Tenjinyama Cultural Plaza, Okayama, Japan
Considering the Source, Fouladi Projects, San Francisco, USA
SUMMERTIME 13, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Snack JIKKA, JIKKA, Tokyo
GENESIS, Sonnentor Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan
PSYCHOTROPICS, The Drawing Room Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
VOCA Prize 2013, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
Tokyo Painting II -Mindscape between interior and exterior-, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo
HOTCHPOTCH, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012
XMAS’12, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
SUMMERTIME 12, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Back to Nature, Fuma Contemporary Tokyo / Bunkyo Art, Tokyo
Mr, I Prize, Okayama Tenjinyama Plaza, Okayama

2011
Mr, I Prize, Okayama Tenjinyama Plaza, Okayama
XMAS ’11, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
D Art Biennale Art Award 2011, Y++ Gallery Triwizart, Beijing, China
D Art Biennale, Daitec, Aichi
Arts Challenge 2011, Aichi Arts Center, Aichi
Regenerate Part.1, GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku, Tokyo

Left: "Mite Hanasou 2019" 2019, installation view, Sakura City Museum of Art, Chiba
Right: "Leftover" 2018, installation view, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Gallery, Tokyo

2010
The 10th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2010, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
Tokyo Wonder Wall 2010, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

2009
Amuse Art Jam 09, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto
Shell Art Award 2009, Daikanyama Hill Side Forum, Tokyo
TOKYO WONDER SEEDS 2009, Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo

2008
GEISAI 11, Tokyo Big Site, Tokyo, Japan

2006
Amuse Art Jam 06, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto
Stepsiblings, Temporary Contemporary, London, UK

2005
Cocktail, Nolia’s Gallery, London, UK
Free Range, G3 Gallery, London, UK
05Degree show, Wimbledon School of Art, London, UK

OTHER EXHIBITIONS

2013
Hold the Leaf Apex, B.A.S Window, Okayama, Japan (supported by Fukutake Education and Culture Foundation)

2012-2013
Permanent Exhibition, Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo, Tokyo, Japan

AWARDS

2013 VOCA (Vision of Contemporary Art), The VOCA Encouragement Prize
2011 D Art Biennale, Outstanding Performance Award
2011 Arts Challenge 2011, Finalist Nominated
2010 The 10th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2010, Finalist Nominated
2010 Tokyo Wonder Wall 2010, Tokyo Wonder Wall Prize
2009 Shell Art Award 2009, Finalist Nominated

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited, Japan
Akzonovel Art Foundation, The Netherlands
LISSER ART MUSEUM, The Netherlands

ARTIST WEBSITE
http://yuichihirako.com/

Left: "Bark Feeder" 2015, installation view, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Gallery, Tokyo
Right: "Wooden Works" 2014, installation view, hpgrp Gallery, Tokyo

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<Exhibition Overview>
Title: Memories
Artists : Yuichi Hirako
Duration: 12/21 (Sat.), 2019 - 1/26 (Sun.), 2020

Opening Reception: 12/21 (Sat.) 6-8pm
Winter Holidays: 12/30 (Mon.) - 1/7 (Tue.)
Gallery Hours: Wed.- Sat. 12-7pm, Sun. 12-5pm
Closed: Mon., Tue., and National Holidays
Venue: WAITINGROOM
Address: Nagashima Bldg. 1F, 2-14-2 Suido, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 112-0005
Tel: +81-3-6304-1877

Inquiry: info@waitingroom.jp (Director: Tomoko Ashikawa)

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