Maiko Kobayashi

Education
2008
Master of Arts with Distinction in Art Practice, School of Arts and Social sciences,  Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England 

1998 Certificate in Scenography and Display, The Junior College of Musashino Art University,  Tokyo Japan 

Selected Solo Exhibition 

2022 “Where It All Began” , Galerie OMOTESANDO, Tokyo, Japan 

2021 “Dear Nameless City and You were there”, Machida Pario Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 2020 “POP UP”, LIGHT HOUSE Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

2020 “Come on”, Shun Art Gallery, Shanghai, China 

2018 “We are all Kawaii”, Space Zero, Beijing 798 Art district, China 

2018 “Kawaii Thinker”, Shun Art Gallery, Shanghai, China 

2017 “DEAR ART”, Gallery WADA, Tokyo, Japan 

2016 “Living in the City”, ROPPONGI HILLS A/D GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan 

2015 “Capture the moment”, MITSUME, Tokyo, Japan 

2014 “The works so far…”, Machida City Hall, Tokyo, Japan 

2013 “mind / heart : right / light”, Gallery WADA, Tokyo, Japan 

2012 “Drift into Time” , Galerie OMOTESANDO, Tokyo, Japan 

2011 “Sorrows of Life”, ROPPONGI HILLS A/D GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan 

2010 “ID”, L MD Gallery, Paris, France 

2009 “Vale of Tears”, hpgrp GALLERY TOKYO, Tokyo, Japan 

Selected Group Exhibition 

2022 “Palm Beach Modern+Contemporary”, GR GALLERY Booth, Palm Beach County  Convention Center, Florida, USA 

2022 “TAGBOAT ART FAIR”, TOKYO PORTCITY TAKESHIBA, Tokyo, Japan 2021 “ART MIAMI”, GALLERY JOEUN Booth, One Herald Plaza, Florida, USA 2021 “ART PARIS”, GALLERY JOEUN Booth, Gland Palais Éphémère, Paris, France 2021 “KIAF 2021”, GALLERY JOEUN Booth, COEX A&B, Seoul, Korea 

2021 “ART BUSAN 2021”, GALLERY JOEUN Booth, BEXCO Exhibition hall1, Busan, Korea 2021 “The Forties; Alluring moments 4th”, GALLERY JOEUN, Seoul, Korea 

2021 “TAGBOAT ART FAIR”, TOKYO PORTCITY TAKESHIBA, Tokyo, Japan 2020 “Power of Life”, Shun Art Gallery Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 

2019 “Don’t look at me!” (a duo-show by two artists), Pierre-Yves Caër Gallery, Paris, France 2019 “Out of line”, Shun Art Gallery, Shanghai, China 

2018 “Young Artists from Japan”, Blue Roof Museum, Sichuan, China 

2017 “ART FAIR TOKYO 2017 <Hopin’ Pocketful>” 

 Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan 

2016 “3331 Art Fair 2016 -Various Collectors Prizes- <Alternative space section>”  3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan 

2013 “Machida Connection <Born After 1970>”, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo, Japan 2012 “FIELD OF NOW 2012”, Ginza Yokyo Hall, Tokyo, Japan 

2011 “VOCA – The Vision of Contemporary Art 2011”, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan 2010 “Salon du dessin contemporain 2010”, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

Publication 

2019 < Emo-jō> Collection aKa (a series of artist’s drawing books), Published by iKi Editions (France) 2014 < Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon (Artists of the World) >, BAND 81 Knecht – Kretzner  The entry written by Ulrike Middendorf, Published by DE GRUYTER (Germany) 

2011 < NOUVELLE GARDE DE L’ART CONTEMPORAIN JAPONAIS > 

 Written by Sophie Cavaliero, Published by LE LEZARD NOIR (France) 

2008 < THE POWER OF JAPANESE CONTEMPORARY ART > 

 Written by Yumi Yamaguchi, Published by ASCll Inc. (Japan) 

2007 < WARRIORS OF ART > Written by Yumi Yamaguchi, Published by Kodansha International Ltd.

 

Residency Program 

2019 < Biancospino Studio> Artist-In-Residency Project in Florence (Italy), managed by Shun Art Gallery 2018 < Tiger’s House> Artist-In-Residency Project in Zhujiajiao (Shanghai), managed by Shun Art Gallery 

 

Others 

2008 Master course Graduation Work was purchased by Northumbria University, England.