ARTISTS

  • Tomoaki Shitara
  • 設楽知昭

  • Tomoaki Shitara
  • 設楽知昭

I produce paintings. I keep working on oil painting, tempera, encaustic and drawings on Moleskine’s notebook by ink. In my recent works, I paint directly on objects such as melodica, kitchen knife and eye-sight test chart. They are produced by encounter of soul and material object. Tomoaki Shitara

  • biography
  • 略歴

Biography
1955 Born in Hokkaido

Education
1980 Completed the Master Program of Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts
          and Music Present Professor at Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music

Solo Exhibitions
2016 “Eyelid” Shinobazu Gallery, Tokyo
2015 “I folded a letter and put it an envelope” Standing Pine, Nagoya
2014 “Broken picture story show” Standing Pine, Nagoya
2014 “Light, Human beings, Pigment painting” Shinobazu Gallery, Tokyo
2013 “A Large Moleskine Notebook” Standing Pine, Nagoya
2012 “I Ate My Tail Everyday” Standing Pine, Nagoya
2010 “People” Hakutosha, Nagoya
1993~2010 Hakutosha, Nagoya
   “GYPS FOR EYES”, “VIEW-SUIT”, “SHITARA FRESCO”, “BLACK SINOPIA”,
   “MIRROR,1.2.”, “PICTURES IN NECROPOLIS”, “1977,1999, ,2022”,
   “I AM LOOKING AT DREAMING ME”,“PICTURE AT PICTURE”, “EQUIONX”,
   “FOLIOS”, “STILL LIFE”, “PORTRAIT”,“FIGURE AND CLOUD”,
   “SHITARA 1986-2001”, “SHITARA 2009”, “SHITARA 2010, people”
2004 “FOLIOS, Lovers on Sakushima Island”, Benten-Saloon, Sakushima Island
2003 “EQUIONX”, T&S GALLERY, Tokyo
1995 “SHITARA FRESCO, Fresco in H's House”, Nagakute, hakutosha, Nagoya
1992 Glerie Humanite, Nagoya
1990 Gallery Takeuchi A.C.S., Nagoya
1989 Gallery Humanite, Tokyo
     Gallery 1956, Okinawa
     Gallery OH, Ichinomiya
1984 Gallery Onishi, Nagoya

Selected Group Exhibitions
2010 “TOYOTA ART COLLECTION 09-10”, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art.
2009 “In the Little Playground”, Aichi Prefectural Art Museum,
    Nagoya City Art Museum
2008 “Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Permanent Exhibition Term 1”,
    Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
   “PRINTED TEMPTATIONS”, Nagoya City Art Museum
   “Creation from the soil”, International Ceramics Festival, Mino ’08
2006 “NORTHERN CREATORS”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo Art Park
2005 “ARTFICIAL DREAMS”, Nagoya Civic Art Gallery Yada
2004 “LIGHT BOXES/DARK ROOMS”,
    Depree Art Center &Gallery, Hope Callege, USA
   “CAN YOU MAKE A HUMANBEING?”, Nagoya Civic Art Gallery Yada
2002 “MEDIATORS, Fan DE Nagoya”, Nagoya Civic Art Gallery Yada
2001 “EXTENSION MAXI GRAPHICA”, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
1997 “FUTURE OF PAINTINLG '97”, Osaka Contemporary Art Center
1996~97 “ART SPIRIT, HOKKAIDO BIENNIAL 1996-97”,
    Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art,
    Obihiro Museum of Art, Asahikawa Museum of Art, Hakodate Museum of Art
1996 “MEMORIAL EXHIBITION OF THE ISHIDA FOUNDATION PRIZE”,
    Nagoya Electricity Museum Building
1994 “POSITION 1994, Nagoya Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Nagoya City Gallery
   “The 1st VOCA Exhibition, The Vision of Contemporary Art”,
    The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo

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