Ayaka NAKAMURA | 中村綾花

Biography

Ayaka Nakamura
Animation / Movie / Woodcut
 
Ayaka Nakamura uses mostly hand-drawn images to create woodblocks, animation, music videos, picture books and painting.
Her delicate yet strong visuals have earned her a strong reputation both at home and abroad.

Currently Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.

1988 Born in Tokyo,Japan
2009-2013 Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP (BA Fine Art, Printmaking)
Currently Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

WORKS

2018 NHK Okinawa Animation “The God of Irons and Agricultures”
2017 ”TOHOSHINKI LIVE TOUR 2017 ~Begin Again~” Live Back movie
2017 NHK Okinawa Animation”Old-story of Mukutaufutuchi of tragedy”
2017 TOKIO from look book party, Illustration for Reading event “ I Am a Cat / Soseki Natsume”
2016 NHK Okinawa Animation”Old-story of Ball of gold and silver”
2016 Ryoko Moriyama ”Touch me…” illust.
2015 NHK Okinawa Animation”Old-story of siblings are close”
2014 Tokuma Shoten Book cover illustration”My name is Ozunu (Bin Konno)”
2014 yuyu haruka MV “Desert night’s dream”
2014 colore-bottle “Live album”Illust.,Photo
2014 NHK Okinawa Animation”Old-story of flying Asato”
2013 toivoa MV “Smoke Tree”

SOLO EXHIBITION

2018  
1/10-1/23 Shine Gallery Enatsu, Roppongi JP
2013  
02/12-07/12 hereafter Pepper’s Gallery, Ginza JP

GROUP EXHIBITION

2018  
05/25-05/30 IAG ARTISTS SELECTION Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre,Tokyo
2017  
11/15-11/19 Independent NY ASHOK JAIN GALLERY, NY
05/19-05/25 IAG AWARDS2017 Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre,Tokyo
2016  
21/10-23/10 Live painting ROPPONGI ART NIGHT,Tokyo
26/02-06/03 screening “JART6th” Williamsburg Art & Historical Center (WAH Center)/Anthology Film Archives, NY
2015  
15/12-2012 Border 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo
22/11-28/11 MA A TO MI MI Gallery EGG, Tokyo
14/06 screening KINO CENTRAL (in Haus Schwarzenberg), Berlin
06/06-06/11 5 different landscapes EPICENTRO ART, Berlin
2014  
26/07-27/07 BAPA (Both Art and Programming Academy) Hikarie,Tokyo
28/02-09/03 JART4th Williamsburg Art & Historical Center (WAH Center), NY
27/01-02/02 MA A TO MI MI Art Gallery ENOGUBAKO, Tokyo
2013  
17/01-20/01 Graduation works exhibition/ Musashino Art University, Tokyo

AWARD

2017  
Aug. Independent TOKYO 2017 / Special Recognition Award by Gallery of KURUM’ART contemporary
Jun.2 DesignAwards Asia “DESIGN OF THE DAY” /Animated Music Video “Smoke Tree”
May. “AIG AWARDS 2017 (Ikebukuro Art Gathering)” Screening: Selected, two-dimensional work: Second Prize
2016  
Nov.11 DesignAwards Asia “DESIGN OF THE DAY” / Animated Music Video “Smoke Tree”
2015  
Sep. DOTMOV FESTIVAL 2015 / Animated Music Video “Smoke Tree”
Feb. MEC Award 2015 / Animated Music Video “Desert night’ s dream”

Artist In Residence

2017  
11/01-11/28 Constellation Studios, Nebraska

INTERVIEW

2015  
  white-screen.jp
  tampen.jp

Impression

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