Yoshio Shirakawa

1948
Born in Tobata, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka.

1981
Graduated from Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, qualified as "Meisterschüler".

1993
"Place - Gunma" established.


[Solo Exhibitions]

2017
"Coyote" Maki Fine Arts, Tokyo

2016
"Exhibition of New Sculpture - Dark Light" GATEAU FESTA HARADA GALLERY, Gunma
"The Capital Room: Beyond Three Dimensional Logical Pictures" gallery αM, Tokyo

2014
"Yoshio Shirakawa dada,dada,da" Arts Maebashi, Gunma

2007
"Yoshio Shirakawa and Field Caravan Project" Maebashi, Gunma(Organized by the Museum of Modern Art, Gunma)

2002
"Le rêve de Sachiko" Faux Mouvement Centre d'Art Contemporain, Metz, France

1999
"Open Circle Project" Moris Gallery, Tokyo

1998
"Place - Gunma" Kitakanto Museum of Fine Arts, Maebashi, Gunma

1997
"The Form, The Place" Centre International d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

1996
"Are you a Japanese? No.3" Moris Gallery, Tokyo and Gallery Gen, Tokyo

1994
"An Experimental of Japanese Art - Are you a Japanese?" Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo


[Group Exhibitions]

2016
"Aichi Triennale 2016 - Homo Faber : A Rainbow Caravan" , Nagoya

2015
"railroad siding 2015" Ex-Tokorozawa city supply center of school meals, Saitama
Bunka Institute in Maebashi, Gunma

2013
"The flower with the color of wind - Dialogues for the future -" Arts Maebashi, Gunma

2012
"Nuttari - Radio, Yoshio Shirakawa + Kenzo Onoda" at the Water and Land - Niigata Art Festival 2012, Niigata

2011
"Wooden Horse of Umaya" as the pre events for the museum project in Maebashi, Gunma

2005
"Project Platform Shibukawa" Shibukawa City Museum of Art, Gunma
"Arts Nova, Between Contemporary Art and Art Craft" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
"Homage to Bruno Taut" Shorinzan Daruma-ji, Senshintei, Takasaki, Gunma
"Recollection of Memory" Asaya, Maebashi, Gunma

2002
"7th Kitakyushu Biennale ART FOR SALE : Intimacy between Aesthetics and Economy" Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka

2000
"Yumeno Ato" Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
Kunsthaus Baden - Baden, Germany

1998
"Ensuite..." Centre Regional d'Art Sète、France

1996
"Literature and Contemporary Art" Hokkaido Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido

1995
"30th Artists Today Exhibition" Yokohama Citizen's Gallery, Kanagawa

1994
Faret Tachikawa, Tokyo

1993
"2th Kitakyushu Biennale" Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka

1991
"The World of Boxes" Contemporary Art Gallery of Art Tower Mito, Ibaragi

1990
"Contemporary Sculpture in Japan ?" Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa


[Public Collection]

Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art
NICAF Yokohama