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PROFILE

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RYOHEI YAMASHITA

I create artworks with a consistent theme of "Dynamics." In 2010, I launched my own art brand, "LIKE A ROLLING STONE," to showcase and sell my paintings. In 2015, I received the "e+" award at the art fair "UNKNOWN ASIA" held in Osaka.

 

Tools

Oil paint, Acrylic paint, Photoshop, Painter, Illustrator, Wacom Intuos, Macintosh

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Personal History 

1973 - Born in Fukuoka.
1994 - Started as a street artist.
1996 - Graduated in Visual Communication Design Department of Kyushu Institute of Design (now Kyushu University)
2002 - Moved his studio to Yokohama.
2008 - Passed an audition for digmeout, an artist discovery project by FM802.
2008 - Held his first solo exhibition, “ART ADVENTURES”.
2009 - Performed live painting at SUMMER SONIC.
2010 - Established the art brand “LIKE A ROLLING STONE”. Started marketing artwork.
2012 - Held a solo exhibition tour, “BUMP!”, in Osaka, Tokyo, and Fukuoka.
2014 - Held a solo exhibition tour, “MOMENT”, in Fukuoka and Tokyo.

2019 - Moved his studio to Fujisawa city.

Solo Exhibitions

2008 - ART ADVENTURES (digmeout ART & DINER, Osaka)
2012 - BUMP! (DMOARTS, Osaka)
2012 - BUMP! (GALLERY SPEAK FOR, Tokyo)
2012 - BUMP!+ (TAG STÅ GALLERY, Fukuoka)
2014 - MOMENT (TAG STÅ GALLERY, Fukuoka)
2014 - MOMENT (GALLERY SPEAK FOR, Tokyo)

2015 - EARLY BIRD (DMOARTS, Osaka)

2016 - ALIVE! (LIVINGROOMCAFE by eplus, Tokyo)

2016 - SESSION (TAG STÅ GALLERY, Fukuoka)

2020 - HOPE (SPEAK FOR SPACE, Tokyo)

2021 - HOPE (TAG STÅ GALLERY, Fukuoka)

2021 - HOPE (chignitta space,Osaka)

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Group Exhibitions

2006 - Cre-8 NY11 Exhibition (NYCoo Gallery, New York)
2007 - NYG Exhibition (Gallery Konrin, Tokyo)
2007 - My Favorite 6 Exhibition (Fujiya Hotel, Kanagawa)
2008 - digmeout: Osaka's premier art collective returns to Portland (Compound Gallery, Oregon)
2009 - FUNKY802 digmeout EXHIBITION 2009 (digmeout ART & DINER, Osaka/Sony Building, Tokyo)
2010 - JAPAN YOUNG ILLUSTRATORS 200 (Kuala Lumpur Design Week 2010, Kuala Lumpur)
2010 - digmeout EXHIBITION in TAG Gallery, Takamatsu (TAG Gallery, Kagawa)
2010 - ARTas1® EXHIBITION (Royal/T, California)
2011 - "L.A.nd of the Rising Sun" ARTas1® Japanese Illustrators Show (Norbertellen Gallery, California)

Event Performances 

2009 to 2011 - Live painting at SONICART (SUMMER SONIC, Chiba)
2010 onwards - Live painting at SONICART (LOUD PARK, Saitama)
2013 - Instructor at Sakura Gakuin’s “Art Lesson” (Amlux Hall, Tokyo)
2013 - Live painting at ART Session with Sonodaband (LOOP DAIKANYAMA, Tokyo)

2015 - Instructor at Sakura Gakuin’s “Art Lesson” (TFT Hall, Tokyo)
2015,2016 - Live painting at YOKOHAMA MARATHON EXPO 2015 (Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa)

 

Prizes Awarded

2011 - Art Here! Fukuoka Street Canvas, Waku Waku Grand Prix Gold

2015 - UNKNOWN ASIA ART EXCHANGE OSAKA 2015,Sponsor Prize:e-plus

Art Dealers

Artist Statement

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