Biography


  • Mitsunori Kimura
  • born in Shizuoka, Japan, 1983

  • Education 
  • 2007
  • - Master of Fine Arts (Environmental Art), Nagoya Zokei Graduate School of Art & Design, Aichi/JP
  • 2005
  • - Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture), Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design, Aichi/JP

  • Solo Exhibitions
  • 2017
  • - Wonderful Days, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo/JP (Upcoming)
  • 2016
  • - We Mammals, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya/JP
  • 2015
  • - Wonderful Man, Gallery Kiche, Seoul/KR
  • 2014
  • - Above the horizon, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya/JP
  • 2013
  • - Double story, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo/JP
  • 2011
  • - Mitsunori Kimura, Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo/JP
  • 2010
  • - The Cat's Sleeping Pattern, Curated by Fumiko Nakamura, Social Kitchen, Kyoto/JP
  • - The Man Absorbing Oil, Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya/JP
  • - The Man Jumping, See Saw gallery+ cafe, Nagoya/JP
  • 2008
  • - The Man Leans, City Archives 2,3,4 Exhibition Hall, Nagoya/JP
  • 2007
  • - U8projects, Aichi/JP
  • 2006
  • - ISOUROU, Sakurayama Studio, Nagoya/JP
  • 2005
  • - Oil Sculpture (at the flat projects vol. 2), at the flat, Edinburgh/GB
  • 2004
  • - U8projects, Aichi/JP

  • Selected Group Exhibitions
  • 2017
  • - Black, Color - Mitsunori Kimura and Ru Yi Tan, Art Lab Aichi, Nagoya/JP (Upcoming)
  • - 6th Exhibition AGAIN-st Peaceful Sculpture, NADiff Gallery, Tokyo/JP
  • - Enokojima Art Days 2017 Other Ways, Enoco, Osaka/JP
  • 2016
  • - Artistic Practices: Face Up!, Art Fair Tokyo 2016, Tokyo/JP
  • 2015
  • - Navigation & Trajectory, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori/JP
  • 2014
  • - Tails, Gallery Kiche, Seoul, Korea
  • - motion #2, Nagoya Citizens' Gallery Yada, Nagoya, Japan
  • - Koganecho Bazaar 2014, Koganecho Area, Yokohama, Japan
  • - The Cave of Primates, the Food before the Fire, Curated by Claudio Cosma, Plazzetto Sannini, Florence, Italy
  • - Minimal Contrasts - Mitsunori Kimura & Tan RuYi, Curated by Claudio Cosma, SENSUS – Luoghi per l’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
  • - Stenze, Casa Giovanni Mannozzi, San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
  • 2013
  • - Altari Profani, Curated by Claudio Cosma, SENSUS – Luoghi per l’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
  • - Primordial Essence, Art Lab Aichi, Nagoya, Japan
  • - 3rd Exhibition Against Dependent Sculpture, Art Space 1, Painting Building, Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan
  • - Convocatoria Internacional anual de jovenes artistas - XV Edición, Luis Adelantado Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • - Seoul Seoul Seoul, National Art Studio, Changdong - National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul, Korea
  • - International Sculpture Festa 2013, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
  • - ARTS CHALLENGE 2013, Aichi Arts Center, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2012
  • - Quadri da una collezione, Curated by Claudio Cosma, Pier Luigi Tazzi, SENSUS – Luoghi per l’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
  • - Wednesdays and fridays with, Project by Leonora Bisagno, temporary studio in the frame of Making of @ Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • - Rokko Meets Art 2012, ROKKOSAN, Kobe, Japan
  • - Untitled, KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2011
  • - Wander Art, Keihanna Commemorative Park, Kyoto
  • - One Day Cafe #3, Space Out, Mansho-S Building, Nagoya, Japan
  • - WoodLand Gallery 2011, Minokamo Culture Forest open air, Gifu, Japan
  • 2010
  • - The Sandal of King, STAR GALLERY, Nagoya, Japan
  • 2009
  • - with Kimura & Kawami, KENJI TAKI GALLERY/ TOKYO, Japan
  • - Aichi Art's Forest, Toei-cho site, Aichi, Japan
  • - The God of Small Things, Curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Casa Masaccio / Centro per l'arte contemporanea, San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
  • - Hekinan Socratess, MUGAEN- Philosophy Experience Village, Hekinan, Aichi, Japan
  • - Field studies/ Infield studies, Minokamo Forest Culture open air, Minokamo City Museum, Gifu, Japan
  • 2007
  • - City_net Asia 2007, curated by Masahiko Haito, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2005
  • - What's in your bag?, K-art space, Kyungwon university, Seongnam, Korea
  • - AZAKAI HE, NAGAKUTE Cultual Center, Aichi, Japan
  • 2004
  • - Hiroshima Dokusai, + Gallery Project Room, Konan, Aichi, Japan
  • - conran show, OKADA STUDIO, Chita, Aichi, Japan

  • - Residency Programs
  • 2015 Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Japan
  • 2013 National Art Studio, Changdong - National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea

  • Grant
  • 2009 AIGIN EDUCATION AND CULTURAL FOUNDATION