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LAST UPDATE : AUG/01/11

Natsu

Born 1976 in Japan. Lives in New York.

Education
1998 BFA, JOSHIBI University of Art and Design, Tokyo, JAPAN.
 
Solo Exhibitions
2010-2011 Cradle - Island Universe, Black and White Project Space, New York, NY
2010 Path of Particles, Finlandia University Gallery, Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock, MI
2009 Tears of the Moon, MIKIMOTO Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Crystallization, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Enchanting..., Starbucks Coffee Japan, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Cosmic Chant, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Water from heaven, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY 
2006 Water from heaven, Estnation Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Metropole of the Moon, Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY
2004 Triple PAGODA, Felissimo Design House, New York, NY
2004 Rainbowmoo Sea-n installation, destination, New York, NY
 
Group Exhibitions
2011 Basic Instinct, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC, Curated by Sasha Okshteyn
2010 Basic Instinct, Black and White Gallery, New York, NY, Curated by Sasha Okshteyn
2010 Collected: Working Space 10, Cuchifritos, New York, NY, Curated by Erin Riley-Lopez
2010 Common Jive, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
2010 The13th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Japan
2009 Downtown Dinner (Auction), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), NY
2009 Swing Space Open House, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), NY
2009 I Heart Art (Auction), Dumbo Arts Center (DAC), Brooklyn, NY
2008 Color / No Color, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Asian Contemporary Art Fair (ACAF) New York, Pier 92, NY
2008 The Lost State, 12th Dumbo Art Festival, Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, NY
2008 Locus, 111 Front Street Arts Building DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Ephemeral, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY (Asian Contemporary Art Week)
2007  Dehisce, Kirsha Kaechele Project, New Orleans, LA
2007  Our Space CREAM 5th Anniversary, Kapok, Hong Kong
2007  Aurora-the goddess of sparkle, 11th Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY
2007 land[e]scape, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY
2007  Emerge 8, Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
2006  Sparkling Air, Project Glow, 10th annual d.u.m.b.o. art under the bridge festival, Brooklyn, NY
2006  KUYO, Onishi Gallery, New York, NY
2006  2006 In Other Words 2-CREAM 4th Anniversary, COMME des GARCONS Guerrilla Store, Hong Kong
2004 Spirits, destination art box gallery, New York, NY
2004  Art Gala: Viva Japan! natsumatsuri, Puffin room, New York, NY
2004  Victoria Heart, Warren Tricomi Salon, Greenwich, CT
2003 Design Bazaar, Felissimo Design House, New York, NY
2003 art shoes, Stuart Weitzman show window, Chicago, IL
2003 Gem chandelier, hpgrp Tokyo, Musubi Fukuoka, hp france inc., Japan
2002 art shoes, Stuart Weitzman show window, Boston, MA
2002 Princess Anmitsu Collection, Takashimaya, Tokyo, Japan
2002 Fairy Gift Collection, American Craft Museum, Ageless and Marie Belle, New York, NY
2001 Merry Chandelier, Ageless, New York, NY
2001 Show window creation, rezanamazi art space, New York, NY
2001 Winter Extreme Sailing Expedition, New York, NY
2001 ELLE DECO award 2001, SEIBU, Tokyo, Japan
 
Lecture / Workshop
2010 Finlandia University, Visiting Artist Lecture, Hancock, MI
2010 Children's Tour of Artists Studios, Hosted by No Longer Empty, Armory Arts Week, NY

2009

Extra-Ordinary, DEITCH STUDIOS, L.I.C., NY
 
Awards / Residencies

2010

Artist Alliance Inc. (AAI) LES-RSP Residency Program, NY

2010

The13th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art, Japan
2009 Swing Space Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), NY
2006 Emerge8 Program, Aljira, a Center for contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
2001 ELLE DECO award 2001
 
Bibliography
Basic Instinct, Exhibition Catalogue, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC, May 2011
Editor's Pick, Basic Instinct, The L magazine, NY, 1/5/11
Inside the Artist Studio Natsu in Gramercy, By Benjamin Sutton, The L magazine, NY, 12/23/10
Williamsburg Grows Up, By Alexandra Peers, The New York Observer, NY, 12/20/10
This Week: Must-See Arts in the City, By Carolina Miranda, WNYC New York Public Radio, NY, 12/16/10
Trace the 'Path of Particles' at Finlandia, The Daily Mining Gazette, MI, 10/21/10
New York Arte, Casa & Bottega, NY, P.S.1 Studio Visit, Urban magazine, Italy, Issue #92, October, 2010
Artist Studio Visit, NY Art Beat, 06/06/10
‘New Creator: Natsu’, Brain Magazine, Japan, Vol. 595, February, 2010
Who’s next New York, SO-EN magazine, Japan, March 2009
‘Latest Map of Contemporary Art’, Pen, Japan, 12/15 Issue, No.235, 2008
‘Kirsha Kaechele ’, Interview, November 2008
‘ Chandelier Artist NATSU’, All About , Japan, 9/17/08
‘Japanese Creator - Chandelier Artist NATSU’Monthly M, Japan, November 2008
KK Projects: Group Installations, By Catherine Burke, ART VOICES, February Issue 1, 2008
About Me,CREAM magazine, Hong Kong, Our Space Edition, No. 08, 2007
Who's next New York, SO-EN magazine, Japan, December 2007
Art Review 'From Young Storytellers, a Playful Tone', By Benjamin Genocchio, The New York Times, NY, 8/26/07
Art Review 'At Aljira, reasons to be playful', By Dan Bischoff, The Star-Ledger, NJ, 7/29/07
Trend Watch: Artist in Mode, ELLE DECO magazine, Japan, December 2006
Artist for KUYO, Art Asia Pacific magazine, NY, No. 50, Fall 2006
Artist NATSU, Milk magazine, Hong Kong, No. 267, 2006
'In Other Words 2-CREAM 4th Anniversary', Milk magazine, Hong Kong, No. 270, 2006
Instore Art , 'Water from heaven', HILLS LIFE, Japan, No. 15, June 2006
Who's next New York, SO-EN magazine, Japan, March 2006
Wisteria and butterfly Kanzashi, NISSIN food products Co, TV commercial, Japan, November 2005
World Wide View Art from New York, Oggi magazine, Japan, April 2005
Coral Pearl Kanzashi, NISSIN food products Co, TV commercial, Japan, November 2004
Art Review 'Japanese Inspired And Nature Infused' by William Zimmer, The New York Times, NY, 9/12/04
Art Review 'East Meets West at the Hammond Museum' by L.P.Streitfeld, Greenwich Times, CT, 8/22/04
Art Review, World Journal, NY, 7/20/04
Art Review, Sing Tao Daily, NY, 7/11/04
Gem chandelier, Vingtaine magazine, Japan, April 2004
Felissimo design bazaar, Time out, magazine, NY, No. 429/430, 2003
Felissimo design bazaar, Asahi news paper, NY, 12/19/03
Chandelier Artist NATSU, Domani magazine, Japan, December 2003


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