Awagami Artist In Residence Program 2020


Yougetsu Harada (Japan)


Modern Calligraphy Artist
Born in Tokushima

【Major Exhibitions】
2020 Seibu Sogo Tokushima New Year Performance Calligraphy with Wadaiko
  Honorary Member of the Royal Society of British Artists Exhibition at Mall Galleries in England
2019 Warsaw National Art Museum’s Poster Museum in Wilanow 100th Anniversary of Poland-Japan Diplomatic Relations “GEI-TEN” 
  Calligraphy design for “Nishi Awa Fireworks” the largest in West Japan
  Lecture and performance at Joto Elementary school lecture series
2018 Nord Villepinte Convention Center, Paris-Nord, France “Japan Expo” WABI SABI Exhibition
2016 Solo Exhibition “Hikari to Shi” Anabuki
2015 Otowayama, Kiyomizu Temple, Kyoto “Kiyomizu Temple Calligraphy and Ink Exhibition”




Contemporary Arts/Painting & Printmaking
Lives in New York

【Major Exhibitions】
2020 ANIMISM Solo Show Lions Wier Gallery, NY Chelsea
2018 Grand Front 5th Anniversary Art Scramble event,  Osaka Japan
2018 A Colossal World:Japanese Artists and NewYork White Box, NY
2017 Shanlin Ye & KAORUKO Show: On The Verge, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY
  The Numbers Museum Produced by Lux Tokyo, Osaka, Japan
2014 MANA Monumental, Mana Wynwood convention Center, Miami, FL
2013 Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation New Acquisitions and Printsm 2013 Solo Show ENN, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Dream in a Contemporary Secret Garden :Mixed Media Works from 12 Asian Artists, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
  KAORUKO Solo Show Aromako, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2007 TOKYO, Solo Show Ethan Cohan Fine Arcs Gallery, New York, NY


Yasu Suzuka (Japan) (73)


Modern Artist/Photographer/Paper Sculptor/Potter/Printmaker
1947 Born in Yokohama, Kanagawa
1966-1968 Studied Oil Painting at Tama Art University
1975 Went to San Francisco Art Institute, USA on a Fulbright Scholarship to study photography and film

【Major Exhibitions】
2020 Solo Exhibition “Wind Mandala” Tamagawa Museum of Modern Art, Imabari, Ehime
2018 Kyoto Arts and Culture Award
2016 Solo Exhibition “Sea Silk Road Exhibition” China, Xafa Museum at Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts
2015 Solo Exhibition “Nirvana Shirt” at Shimada Museum of Arts in Kumamoto
2005 Solo Exhibition “Yoshiyasu Suzuka-Gassho Mandala” at Gallery SOWAKA, Kyoto
2004 The Arles Discovery Award
2002 Annual Award, The Japan Society for Arts and History of Photography
1999 Gold Medal, Exhibition of Japan Contemporary Japanese Paper Art Works
1997 Japan Paper Academy’s Prize, Imadate Exhibition of Contemporary Paper Art Works
1994 Grand Prize, Kyoto Art Exhibition (Printmaking Category)
1970 Tokyo International Print Biennial Exhibition (National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo)


Sebastien Siraudeau (France) (54)


1966 Born in France
1988 Graduated from ESC Rouen / Neoma Business School
1995 Master of Art in Interactive Multimedia -ENSCI / London Royal College of Art

【Major Exhibitions】
2020 Chercher Vincent – L’impression d’un paysage / lnstu – L’Isle Adam, Vallee de l’Oise
  Watermark – collective exhibition – Brittany
  Chercher Vincent / lnstu – Little Big Galerie – Paris
2019 Le Square – Square Edouard VII – Paris
  Le Passage + Les Meduses – Ville de Pleneuf-Val-Andre – Brittany
  La Grande Motte, cite solaire – Galerie – Paris
2018 Archivages – La Grande Motte – Expobeton – Galerie Le Cube Rouge – Paris
  La Pattie de Scrabble – collective – Galerie VU – Paris
2017 Archivages + Grand Standing – Paris Design Fair Elements – Parmain -(Val d’Oise)

Qian Jin (China) (60)


1960 Born in Zhejiang, China
Studied art and design
Currently active as a designer, magazine editor, and commercial photographer

【Major Exhibitions】
2020 International Society of Experimental Artists 28th Annual Juried Exhibition, Michigan, USA
  Members’Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art, California, USA
  7th Annual Abstract Sanctuary, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, USA
  35th annual international exhibition, University of Texas at Tyler, USA
2019 Bifa winner’s exhibitions 2019, Budapest, Hungary
  Baohe International Photography week Academic Exhibition, Hefei, China
  Nineteenth Pingyao International Photography Exhibition, Pingyao, China
  Viridian Artists Presents The 30th Annual International Juried Exhibition, New York, USA
  International Society of Experimental Artists 28th Annual Juried Exhibition, Michigan, USA
  Alexandria Museum of Art 32nd September Competition Juried Exhibition, Louisiana, USA


2020 Gallery

●Welcome Party (2020/10/20)


●Outreach (2020/11/4)


●Exhibition (2020/11/14-19)


●Artist Talks (2020/11/14)


2020 Report