Biography

Chiaki MURATA

1949 Born in Toyokawa and now living in Toyohashi, JAPAN

1973 Kyoto City University of Fine Art, B.F.A.
1975 Kyoto City University of Fine Art, M.F.A.



2018 22nd Sakuragaoka Museum Art Exhibition (Sakuragaoka Museum, Toyokawa) Jun.15-24
40th Toyohashi Art Exhibition (Toyohashi City Museum of Art & History, Toyohashi) May.1-6
VI International Painting-Sculpture Plain-Air Meditations in Spis Jerusalem (Spisske Podhradie, Slovakia) Sep.4-19
The Exhibition in Memory of the late Fumio Kondo (Sakuragaoka Museum, Toyokawa)Dec.4-9

2017 XVIII International Workshop of Visual Arts in Marianowo (Marianowo, Poland) Jul.24-Aug.12
CRIMP in Coda Museum(Apeldoorn, Netherlands)
39th Toyohashi Art Exhibition (Toyohashi City Museum of Art & History, Toyohashi) May.2-7
21st Sakuragaoka Museum Art Exhibition (Sakuragaoka Museum, Toyokawa) May05-14
2016 20th Sakuragaoka Museum Art Exhibition (Sakuragaoka Museum, Toyokawa) Jun.17-26
38th Toyohashi Art Exhibition (Toyohashi City Museum of Art & History, Toyohashi) Jun.21-26
2015 Fruitfulness Contemporary Art in Toyokawa 22(Sakuragaoka Museum, Toyokawa) Jan.17-Feb.22
2014 One-Man Exhibition (Galleria Finarte, Nagoya) Mar.17-29
2013 One-Man Exhibition (Atelier 2001, Kobe) Nov.03-16
One-Man Exhibition (STREET GALLERY, Kobe) Nov.04-17
2012 One-Man Exhibition (STREET GALLERY, Kobe) Apr.09-29
XIII International Workshop of Visual Arts in Marianowo (Marianowo, Poland) Aug.06-25
2011 One-Man Exhibition (STREET GALLERY, Kobe) Apr.11-May01
2010 Horikawa Project(AGENCY FOR CURTURAL AFFAIRS) ( Nagoya) Jan.5-Mar.7
International Exhibition from Art Base Null (Yamada House, Sennan City, Osaka) Apr.11-18
One-Man Exhibition (Atelier 2001, Kobe) May2-30
XI International Workshop of Visual Arts in Marianowo (Marianowo, Poland) Aug.9-28
2009 NULL artist exchange exhibit (Yamada House, Sennan City, Osaka) May10-17
2008 NULL artist exchange exhibit (Yamada House, Sennan City, Osaka) May11-18
2007 Artists in Eastern Mikawa Region (Toyohashi City Museum of Art & History, Toyohashi) Mar.20-25
NULL artist exchange exhibit (Yamada House, Sennan City, Osaka) May13-20
One-Man Exhibition (Galerie où, Osaka) Nov.19-Dec.8
2006 Alternative Topology Kinro Imai & Chiaki Murata (Galleria Finarte, Nagoya) Jun.19-Jul.1
2005 「Imagining the BookⅡ」(Alexandria Library,Egypt)
NULL artist exchange exhibit (Arai House, Izumisano City, Osaka) Apr.10-17
REMAINS meet CREATION “sprout of creation between past and future”
 Artists in Residence (Art Base Null,Osaka) Nov.16-20
 Outdoor art exhibition (KAIEJI historic site, Sennan city,Osaka) Nov.20-30
2004 NULL artist exchange exhibit (Arai House, Izumisano City, Osaka) Apr.2-6
One-Man Exhibition (Galerie où, Osaka) Nov.29-Dec.11
2003 Group Exhibition (Art Base Null, Osaka) Apr.27-May11
The public opinion as the Expression (Galerie ou, Osaka)
Drawing Workshop(Galerie Leopold Richter/ Invetro, Hannover)
2002 Group Exhibition(Art Base Null,Osaka) May.26-Jun.9
「Man-Salt」(Denmark Salt Center,Denmark) Aug.24-Sep.6
「Imagining the Book」(Alexandria Library,Egypt) Sep.19-Nov.25
2001 Open-air Exhibition (Toyogawa River, Ichinomiya Town, Aichi) Apr.14-15
Open-air Exhibition (Mt. MIYAJI, Otowa Town, Aichi) Nov.2-4
One-Man Exhibition (Galerie où, Osaka) Oct.29-Nov.24
2000 Open-air Exhibition (Toyogawa River, Aichi) May27-28
1999 One-Man Exhibition (Galerie où, Osaka) Sep.27-Oct.23
Open-air Exhibition (Mt. MIYAJI, Otowa Town, Aichi) Oct.30-Nov.3
1998 SIGNS OF CHANGE (Nagoya Civic Gallery) Oct.6-11
1997 Small Objects Exhibition (Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka) Feb.17-22
International Work-shop for Visual Artists ’97 (Denmark) Jun.16-Jul.2
1996 International Work-shop for Visual Artists ’96 (Denmark) Jun.10-29
1995 Nagasaki Ripples of Water ’95-Art Prayer Festival- (Nagasaki University) Aug01-10
1994 One-Man Exhibition (Galleria Finarte, Nagoya) Jan.11-29
Two-Men Exhibition : with Keiji Tomiyasu (Toyohashi City Museum of Arts & History, Toyohashi) Jan.18-23
One-Man Exhibition (Galerie 16, Kyoto) Aug.30-Sep.04
1993 Small Objects Exhibition (Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka)Mar.1-6 also in 94,95
One-Man Exhibition (LOVECOLLECTION GALLERY, Nagoya) Aug.24-Sep.5
1992 One-Man Exhibition (Shinanobashi Gallery 5, Osaka)
Artists in Tokai-region (Aichi Prefectural Museum, Nagoya) Nov.3-29
1990 One-Man Exhibition (Galerie 16, Kyoto) Mar.27-Apr.1
1988 Two-Men Exhibition : with Hitoshi Nomura (ABC Gallery, Osaka) Feb.5-17
Beyond Time and Space (GALLERIA akka, Osaka)
1985 One-Man Exhibition (Galerie 16, Kyoto)
1984 Space Poetics (Division & Synthesis) (Utubo Gallery, Osaka) Apr.30-May12
1983 Exhibition of New Generation Artists of Modern Fine Arts
Mie Prefectural Museum of Fine Art, Tsu) Jul.2-Aug.7
One-Man Exhibition (Galerie 16, Kyoto) Jul.18-24
1982 Art Now ’82 (Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe)
1981 One-Man Exhibition (Gallery U, Nagoya)
1980 One-Man Exhibition (Galerie 16, Kyoto) Jul.22-27
1979 One-Man Exhibition (Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka)
Approximate Value of Art (Osaka Prefectural Gallery of Contemporary Art) Mar.8-24
Art : Its Specific Gravity (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art) Sep.11-16
1978 A Winter Camellia, Pined to the Breast-Seen from Behind (Gallery 3rd Floor, Kyoto) Feb.14-26
Art : That’s the Open Seam (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art)Dec.5-10
1977 One-Man Exhibition (Galerie 16, Kyoto)
1976 Two-Man Exhibition : with Nobuaki Tonoura (Gallery U, Nagoya)
1975 One-Man Exhibition (Galerie 16, Kyoto) Mar.11-16
One-Man Exhibition (Shinanobashi Gallery apron, Osaka) Aug.18-23
1974 Contemporary Art ’73-’74 (Art Core Hall, Kyoto)
Grand Opening Exhibition of Osaka Prefectural Gallery of Contemporary Art
Signifying (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art)
1973 Kyoto Independent (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art) Feb.25-Mar.9
(1973 to 1985: Has been exhibiting continuously all over Japan)
The Hush and the Cicada Sound (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art) Aug.4-8
Kyoto Biennale ’73 (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art) Aug.10-19

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