Japanese, born in 1963
Lives and works in Kyoto, Japan


He studied at Kyoto Saga Art College, Kyoto City University of Arts and Thomas Ruff's class at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. His work is critically acclaimed and has been exhibited worldwide including Paris Photo, Venice biennale, the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam.
Naruki Oshima’s work is included in several collections in Japan including the National Museum of Art, Osaka,the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, the Tokushima Modern Art Museum, as well as numerous private collections in Europe. Kehrer published his monograph, haptic green, in 2014.



SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Figures, Yumiko Chiba, Tokyo, Japan

2013
haptic green, NextLevel Galerie, Paris, France
haptic green, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan

2011
haptic green, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan

2009
Reflections, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan

2008
Reflections-recent works, Gallery White Room Tokyo, Japan

2006
Reflections-recent works, Galerie Heinz-Martin Weigand, Karlsruhe, Germany
Reflections-about image as color, Nomart project space+ cube, Osaka, Japan

2004
Reflections, Nomart project space+ cube, Osaka, Japan
Colors of Night, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2002
Reflections, Nomart project space + cube, Osaka, Japan
Contemporary art from Japan to Finland 2002, Finland artist association Gallery G, Helsinki, Finland

2000
Naruki Oshima, photography, Kunstraum Dusseldorf, Germany/Goethe-Institut Kansai, Osaka, Japan


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
PHOT’AIX - Photographic Festival, Regards Croisés - Japon-Provence, Curated by Sophie Cavaliero, Cité du Livre d’Aix-en-Provence, France

2013
The Print Art Triennale in Kyoto, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

2012
Redefining The Multiple, Ewing gallery of Art & Architecture, University of Tennessee

2009
Reborn, Gallery Nomart, Osaka, Japan

2008
Paris Photo 2008, statements section» Paris, France

2007
Appearance: Urban space interpreted through Photography, Organized by TN probe, Hillside Terrace & Forum, Tokyo, Japa

2004
The 9th Venice biennale, photography section Morphing Lights, Floating Shadows, Italian Pavilion & Arsenal, Venice, Italy

2003
International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1997
Future Recollection, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

1995
Chenju Pre-Binnale 1995, Cenju, The Republic of Korea

1994
Contemporary Prints of Japan 1994, The Shoto Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Light & Shadow-the sense of ehemerality, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
Osaka Prefectural Center of Modern Art, Osaka, Japan
The Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima, Japan
MACHIDA City Museum of Graphic Art, Tokyo, Japan
Kyoto Saga University of Art, Kyoto, Japan
Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan
Nagoya Art University, Nagoya, Japan
Obayashi Corporation, Osaka, Japan


AWARDS AND GRANTS

2001
«Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists»

2000
Artist in Residence program“ART-EX” Osaka prefectural government, Goethe-Institut Kansai

1993
«ITOKI Art Program Vol.8» ITOKI Co., Ltd.
«The International Print Exhibition,Machida-Tokyo» Third prize


PUBLISHED BOOK

2014
haptic green, essay by Minoru Shimizu, Kehrer Verlag


EDUCATION

2010
Ph.D. Fine Art in Kyoto City Art University

2001-03
Studied at Thomas Ruff’s class in Kunstakademie Dusseldorf

2001
Fellowship Artist,»Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists»

2000
Artist in Residence program ‘ART-EX’ in Dusseldorf, Germany

 

Last update: September 2015