Gen Aihara

BIOGRAPHY

Gen Aihara Biography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal

Born 1972, Hyogo, Japan.

BFA in Graphic Design and Photography, Kyoto University of Art & Design, 1995.

MFA, SUNY at Purchase, NY, 1999.

 

Public Collections

Houston Museum of Fine Arts, TX.

Milwaukee Art Museum, WI.

Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Kiyosato, Japan.

Kyoto University of Art and Design.

The Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN.

Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2008

Ise Cultural Foundation, NYC.

Mu Project, Washington, DC.

Montpelier Art Center, MD.

 

2006

Mu Project, Washington, DC.

 

2002

Prinz Gallery, Kyoto, Japan.

 

1999

Thesis Show, The Richard and Dolly Mass Gallery, SUNY-Purchase, NY.

 

1998

Show and Lecture, Gallery ISSISS, Kyoto, Japan.

 

1995

Thought of Face; Gallery ISSISS, Kyoto, Japan.

 

Group Exhibitions

2005

Ise Cultural Foundation, NYC.

 

2004

Seen/unseen 04', Eastern New Mexico University, NM.

Small works, 80 Washington Square Gallery, NYC.

 

2003

Invitational Small Works, SOHO 20 Gallery, NYC.

National Juried Prize Show, Cambridge Art Association.

Spring Juried Show, SOHO 20 Gallery, NYC.

 

2002

Asian Cross, Kyoto Japan, Tegu, Korea.

 

2001

Kiyosato Young Portfolio Exhibition, Kiyosato Museum of Photo, Japan.

 

2000

Sotheby's/Artlink International Young Artist 2001,NY/Tel Aviv.

 

1999

The 16th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition, Navapro Council of the Arts, TX.

National Juried Exhibition Pleaides Gallery, NYC.

 

1998

The 2nd Annual National Juried Print Exhibition, University of Minnesota.

Contemporary Photography Exhibition, Kyoto University of Art and Design.

 

1997

MFA Show of Universities in NY area, CUNY-Hunter College, NYC.

MFA Show at SUNY-Purchase College, NY.

 

Awards

Fellowship award by Cibitella Foundation.

The 2nd (93') 3x3m Competition, Gardian Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan-Honorable Mention.

The 4th  (95') 3x3m Competition, Gardian Garden Gallery, Tokyo, Japan-Honorable Mention.

The 16th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Navapro Council of Art, TX-Honorable Mention.