Archive for 5 月, 2005


Mayuko Kanazawa Biography


Born in 1981 Kobe City, Japan

2008 Kyoto Saga University of Arts Graduate School completion

Member of Japan Childres Book Artists Society. Member of Institute of Environmental Art and Design

Official Website:

Solo exhibitions

2006scopieKyoto Saga University of Arts Attachment Museumkyoto

Boku Pagugalerie16kyoto

2007 Existence MetaphorKyoto Saga University of Arts Attachment Museumkyoto

2008Existence Metaphor
-From “Spece of The Night” of Otto Friedrich Bollnow-galerie16kyoto

2010Sweet home -Atelier of Media art room2 exhibition Vo.1Kyoto Saga University of Artskyoto

2011Sweet home Pictures of the light of image animationgalerie16kyoto

2012「『The present from heavensOriginal picture exhibitionOshima Museum of Picture BooksToyama

2013 Poetry of the sheepShinseidoGalleryOmotesando

2014 Mayuko Kanazawas Moving PictureThe Yamazaki Mazak Museum Of ArtNagoya

「『The present from heavensOriginal picture exhibitionOshima Museum of Picture BooksToyama

Boku PugOriginal picture exhibitionStepsGalleryGinza

Mayuko Kanazawas Moving PictureShinseido Tokyoberlin ArtBoxBerlin

Selected group exhibitions

2005Kobe Art AnnualKobe Art Village CenterHyogo

2006Intercollege Media Art ExhibitionKyoto Seika University Gallery Fleurkyoto


ACG eyesImage and Drawing -narrative-ARTCOURT GalleryOsaka

2009ART COCKTAIL 2009 in kasama GruyeresIbaragi

Voices from the Land,Vision of Life National Museum of EthnologyOsaka

Voices from the Land,Vision of Life Kanzai TV Kids plazaOsaka

2011Philosophy of look - Kyoto Saga University of Arts of 40 years Kyoto Municipal Museum of ArtKyoto

Art Stream in DAIMARUShinsaibashi DAIMARUOsaka

2012Polyphonic JumpNew Year Physical feeling Art exhibitionHotel Okura KobeHyogo

On the StepsSteps Gallery GinzaTokyo

1th Kawaii+ Grand-prix exhibition Spiral GardenTokyo

Japan Media Arts Festival in KobeDesign creative centre KobeHyogo

Kitaaoyama KOBE BiennaleOrie Gallery

New Art NEXT,Foreword to Moving Picture and Depicted TimeYokohama Civic Art Gallery

2013 1th Kawaii+ Grand-prix exhibitionShiga Kogen Roman MuseumNagano

Picture-book writer original picture, print and Picture-book exhibitionSOGO KashiwaChiba

2014 Wonderful worldMuseum of Contemporary Art TokyoTokyo

Find the Light and Shadow in the Forest of ASAGOAsago Forest Of Art MuseumHyogo


20072012IEADInstitute of Environmental Art and DesignAnnouncement 6 times

2011ACELisbon International WorkshopPortugal

SIGGRAPH Asia Art GalleryHong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Hong Kong

Screening / Broadcasting

2009DegisutaNight & DayRoppongi Art NightZEL CAFÉ/GALLERYTokyo

9th Nippon ConnectionFrankfurt universityGerman

TAFF’09 Garls animation programTaketoyo Community Arts CenterAichi

7th Nippon Koma 」(LisbonPortugal

Mirror of TransfigurationGovernment of CanadaTokyo

Baby Smapappearance、「SMAP×SMAPFuji TV

Prizes / Scholarships

2005 6th JCF Student film festivalGrand PrixOne Minute section prize

2006 Itami grand-prix exhibitionPrize for effortItami City Art GALLERYHyogo

Art MOVECafe de Marche prize

2008NHK digital stadium-ExperimentImage section-Best selection

Kyoto Saga University of Arts Graduate SchoolCompletion work exhibitionHighest award

PESelectionARTCOURT GalleryOsaka

Gunma Biennale for Young ArtistsSelection

2010Result of Oshima International Handmade Picture Book ContestGold prizeImizu Mayor Prize

2011Result of Oshima International Handmade Picture Book ContestGrand PrixMinister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology prize

Kobe Biennale Art in container international CompetitionEncouragement prize

20121th Kawaii+ Grand-prix exhibitionGrand Prixneutron prize


The present from heavensOshima Museum of Picture Books 2012

Boku PugShuppan Works Inc. 2014

Joint work

The wise saying 100 in the worldBoutique-sha 2010