takashi nagoya

 
‘Beauty enriches the mind, body, and soul. It is not a matter of utility or convenience, it is something that is absolutely necessary for life. It is the universal response to ‘Beauty’ that inspires culture and
civilization.
— Takashi Nagoya - 2018

Takashi Nagoya・名古屋剛志

Known For: ‘Nihonga x Design’ - a unique philosophy that skillfully combines traditional Japanese Nihonga painting methods with experimental design aesthetics.

Permanent Collections:

Sato Sakura Museum - Naka Meguro, Tokyo Japan・( 郷さくら美術館 - 東京都目黒区 )

Setsuryosha Museum - Niigata Prefecture, Japan・( 雪梁舎美術館・新潟県)

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1978 Born in Saitama Prefecture, Japan

2002 Award: ‘Shinsei Exhibition Award of Excellence’

2003 Tokyo University of the Arts - Arts and Design

2003 Award: 21st Annual Ueno Royal Museum Contest - Runner-up

2003 Award: ‘Itabashi Mayor Award’ - 3rd Annual Fukuchiyama Sato Taisei Public Art Exhibition

2003: Award: ‘3rd Taisei Sato Award - Honourable Mention’

2003 Solo Exhibition: Shinseido Department Store

2003 Exhibition: ‘C-Depot’ - (Shun Art Gallery Shanghai China) Exhibitor from 2003 ~ 2010

2003 Award: Grant Recipient - ‘13th Annual Sato International Foundation Scholarship’ (Sato Sakura Museum Tokyo)

2005 Completed Graduate Program in Art and Design Composition at Tokyo University of the Arts Nakajima Chinami Seminar

2005 Exhibition: ‘L’espoir’ (Ginza Suruga-dai Gallery Tokyo)

2006 Exhibition: ‘Artist-on-the-Rise Exhibit’ (Obuse Museum - Nakajima Chinami Hall)

2006 Exhibition: (ShinPA! 2006~2007, 2012)

2006 ‘Bianchi Award’ (Setsuryosha Museum of Art)

2008 Exhibition: ‘Kaze no Kai’ (Setsuryosha Museum of Art (2008~2011, 2014))

2008 Residency: Florence Italy - Sponsored by Setsuryosha Museum of Art

2009 Exhibition: ‘Setsuryosha Florence Exhibition’ (Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art - Ueno Tokyo)

2011 Solo Exhibition: (Gallery Shorewood)

2012 Solo Exhibition: (Diners Club Ginza Lounge)

2013 Solo Exhibition (Itsuki Art Galleries)

2014 Award: ‘Award of Excellence‘ ・Sato Sakura Museum 2nd Annual Ōkashō Awards (Sato Sakura Museum Tokyo)

2015 Solo Exhibition: (Art Fair Tokyo)

2016 Exhibition: ‘Contemporary Masters Exhibition’ - ‘Sakura Reimagined’ (Niigata Isetan)

2016 Permanent Collections: Contemporary Nihonga collection of Sato Sakura Museum / Sato Sakura Gallery New York

2017 Exhibition: ‘92nd Nippo Charity Art Exhibition’ (Matsuya Department Store Ginza (2017~2018, 2019)

2017 Permanent Collections: Permanent Collection of Sato Sakura Museum Tokyo / Sato Sakura Gallery New York

2017 Exhibition: Tokyo University of the Arts Charity Auction for Young Artists (Tokyo Fine Art Club)

2018 Solo Exhibition: (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi)

2018 Exhibition: ‘6th Annual Artisti Del Vento’ (Setsuryosha Museum)

2018 Exhibition: (Acadenia Delle Arti Del Disegno)

2019 Exhibition: ‘Takashi Nagoya & Mariko Yoshida : A Study in Contrast” (Sato Sakura Gallery NY)

2019 Award: ‘Honourable Mention’ - 7th Annual ‘Ōkashō Competition’ (Sato Sakura Museum Tokyo)     

Published Works

Akagawa Minato ‘Suiginshi’ Illustrations (Shueisha Publishing)

Kato Hiroshi ‘Miyamoto Hisashi’ Illustrations (Shinchosha Publishing)

Murayama Yuka ‘Heavenly Blue’ Cover Art(Shueisha Publishing)

Films

Feature Film ‘Tenshi no Tamago’(Cover Art)

Album Art

Domoto Kouichi -Solo Debut PV (Charcoal Illustration)

Calendars

Kyodo Publishing, Murata Kinpaku