Biography

Mitsunori Kimura
born in Shizuoka, Japan, 1983


Education

Apr 2005–Mar 2007 Master of Arts (Fine Art)
Nagoya Zokei Graduate School of Art & Design, Japan
Apr 2001–Mar 2005 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art, Sculpture)
Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design, Japan


Solo Exhibitions

2016
We Mammals, KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Nagoya, Japan
2015
Wonderful Man, GALLERY KICHE, Seoul, Korea
2014
Above the horizon, KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Nagoya, Japan
2013
Double story, KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2011
Mitsunori Kimura, KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2010
The cat's sleeping pattern, curated by Fumiko Nakamura, Social Kitchen, Kyoto, Japan
The man absorbing oil, KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Nagoya, Japan
The man jumping, See Saw gallery+ cafe, Nagoya, Japan
2008
The Man leans, City Archives 2,3,4 Exhibition Hall, Nagoya, Japan
2007
U8projects, Aichi, Japan
2006
ISOUROU, sakurayama studio, Nagoya, Japan
2005
oil sculpture, at the flat, Edinburgh, Scotland
2004
U8projects, Aichi, Japan


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
Navigation & Trajectory, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, Japan
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, Curated by Masahiro Suda, 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
Toei-cho Projects, Aichi Art no Mori, Toei-cho, Aichi, Japan
The god of small things, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi, Casa Masaccio, 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