Gray in Light

2021 06/02wed.ー06/12 sat.
PM 12〜7 (Last day -PM5) Closed on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday

hemp paper, glue, mineral pigments, black ink
(photo by Takeru Koroda)

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“Gray in Light”
I hope my pieces will let us stay in peace, in light quietly shifting its tenderness. Dialogue with materials for Japanese painting,
I believe, will show me the way.

(translation by Shoto Chosa)


1981 Born in Osaka, Japan
2005 Kyoto City University of Arts, B.A. Fine Art Painting
2007 Kyoto City University of Arts, M.A. Fine Art Painting

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2019 “Painting / Luminance” Galerie Ashiya Schule
2019 “Gray in Light” Kaho Gallery, Kyoto
2018 “Space, Light” Gallery Kei-fu, Kyoto

Selected Group Exhibitions
2021 Kyoto Nihonga Shin-Ten 2021 Museum Eki Kyoto
2020 Group Show “Toumei” 2kw Gallery, Shiga
2019 Gei-bunkyo Ex “Tsunagu” Kyoto Art Center
2018 Selected Artists in Kyoto “Kyoto Art for Tomorrow” The Museum of Kyoto
2017 The 7th Shingo Hoshino Prize The Museum of Toyohashi, Aichi
2017 Inscribe/Circumscribe +1art, Osaka
2016 Dojima River Award 2016 Dojima River Forum, Osaka

2021 Kyoto Nihonga Shin-Ten 2021 1st Prize Museum Eki Kyoto
2014 The 1st Syoku NIhonga Shin-Ten 2nd Prize Museum Eki Kyoto
2013 Tokyo Wonder Wall 2013 1st Prize Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo


soft hope

Related projects

vol.07 ISHIBASHI Shiro 

+1 art is releasing a series entitled "Soft Hope" sequentially as our online shop opening plan.
In this series, each artist puts a "soft hope" -themed work in our special box made with the image of a book. We sell these limited works online.
The seventh in the series, we release three works by ISHIBASI Shiro at the same time as her exhibition.

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soft touches