Biography

Risa Sato

  • 1972 Born in Tokyo Japan
  • 2008-09 Stayed in Paris, granted by the Agency for Cultural Affair, Japan
  • 1999 M.F.A  Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Department of Design
  • 1997    B.F.A  Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Department of Design
  • [ Solo exhibitions ]
  • 2013  Port Journey Melbourne ⇄Yokohama ; ZOU-NO=HANA , Yokohama/West Space, Melbourne
  • 2011  1:17 ;  centre d'art CAMAC, France
  • 2009  KOHACHI ; FOIL gallery, Tokyo
  • 2004  2Match ;  little more Gallery, Aoyama, Tokyo
  • 2003  Risa Sato solo exhibition ;  Galerie Jean-Luc&TakakoRICHARD, Paris
  • 2003  Darkness softly creeps in my game ;  Peppers Loft Gallery,Tokyo
  • 2001  SATOGO -SHIGAN ;  Peppers Loft Gallery,Tokyo
  • 2000  best friend ;  Peppers Loft GalleryTokyo
  • 1999 Risa Campaign NY tour ; Peppers Gallery, Tokyo   
  • [ Group Exhibitions ]
  • 2016  Splish-Splash Fair : Echo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art ‘KINARE’
  • 2016  Eutopia ; The textile museum of Canada, Toront
  • 2015  Gwangju and Asia, Embracing ; May Hall Gallary, Gwangju
  • 2014    Gotton Art Magic, Kama city, Fukuoka
  • 2013    WITH ART: Children, Adults, and The art museum ; the museum of modern art, Gunma
  • 2013    AOBA+ART: AOBA SHOKUDO ; Aoba-ku, Yokohama
  • 2012    To Wander a Garden ; Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum、Shizuoka
  • 2012    Koganecho Bazaar2012 pre-event ; Yokohama
  • 2012    GOTTON ART MAGIC ; Tagawa, Fukuoka
  • 2011    Art Museum from the school 2012 ; The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama
  • 2011    Koganecho Bazaar2011 ; Yokohama,                            
  • 2010    alive - birth of a tale ; Gallery Factory, Seoul
  • 2010    The 7th Shenzhen International Ink Biennale ; OCT Art and Design Gallery, Shenzen, Chine
  • 2009    30years of Fukuoka Art Museum;collection/connection ; Fukuoka Art Museum
  • 2007    The Big Store ; Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
  • 2007    Rapid Eye Movement ; Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
  • 2007    Untitled ; Galerie Jean-Luc&Takako RICHARD, Paris
  • 2006    MERCH & PROMO ; Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona
  • 2006    Rendez-Vous Project "Smooth Sailing" ; Spiral Garden, Tokyo
  • 2006    The Square Roots of Drawing ; Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
  • 2005    Expo2005 AICHI JAPAN Art program "DIVERS WAYS OF HAPPINESS" ; nagoya
  • 2005    AsahI ACTION ! "Risa-Boooo" ; Nishisugamo, Tokyo
  • 2003    Work Shop Exhibition of Children ; Nerima Museum, Tokyo
  • 2003    Elephant Machine: IAMAS ; Gihu
  • 2003    Taro Okamoto prize Exhibition ; Taro Okamoto Musem, Kawasaki
  • 2002    ARES E PENSARES -2002- organized by SESC Sao Paulo; San Paulo, Blazil
  • 2002    CAFE in Mito ; ART TOWER MITO Mito
  • 2002    Big in Japan: Six Contemporary Artists ; Gendai Gallery of the JCCC, Toronto
  • 2001    ARTS ON THE SHOPPING TOWN 2001; Yokohama, Kanagawa
  • 2001    The First Steps: Emerging Artist from Japan ; Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York
  • 2000    AIR-AIR; GRIMALDI FORUM Monaco
  • 2000    PLAYGRPOUND & TOYS an international exhibition Art for the world; Geneva
  • 1999    HOT AIR; Grand Ship,Shizuoka
  • 1999    WALKING MUSEUM; Takashimaya,Shinjuku,Tokyo
  • [ Scholarship / Artist in residence ]
  • 2016   Yokohama/Chengdu Artist in Residence Exchange Program : A4 Art Museum, Chengdu
  • 2015   Asia Cultural Artists Residence Project : Daedong Cultural Foundation
  • 2011   Tenot Bursary ; Centre D’art CAMAC, France
  • 2008   Granted a fellowship to study in France, Japanese Government Overseas Study
  • 2006 Cite international University Paris
  • 1999   ARCUS project ; Moriya, Ibaraki
  • [ Award ]
  • 2000   Grand Prize at Exhibition of PHILIP MORRIS Art Award 2000
  • 1998   Grand Prize at Exhibition of URBANART #7
  • [ Public collections ]
    Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art / KINARE
    Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    Parkcity Kashiwanoha Campus
    Wacoal Art Canter
    Kawakami Junior High School
    Otemon Gakuin Kindergarten