Kayano Shimizu 🇯🇵

Kayano Shimizu

Acrylic painting on inkjetprinted paper
30 x 30 cm

Kayano Shimizu

Acrylic painting on inkjetprinted paper
40 x 40 cm

Kayano Shimizu

Acrylic painting on inkjetprinted paper
30 x 30 cm

Kayano Shimizu

Acrylic painting on inkjetprinted paper
40 x 40 cm

Kayano Shimizu

Acrylic painting on inkjetprinted paper collage
30 x 30 cm

Kayano Shimizu

Acrylic painting on inkjetprinted paper collage
30 x 30 cm

Kayano Shimizu

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Kayano who was born in 1971 and grew up in Kanagawa Prefecture.

While feeling the love of art passed down passed down by her grandfather, she painted with her father from the time she was a child.

She wished to follow the road of design because of painting ambience, not proceed to the graphic design.

She learned textile design in Kuwasawa: Dress Design School and after graduating the school Kayano worked for a textile company for twenty years as and tie designer. While she worked in company, she continued to exhibit her artwork. In 2015, Kayano held her 10th exhibition. Now Kayano is working as. In the style of her current see the influence of textile design.

Her artworks’ style at exhibitions and show her changing. It has turned into a multi-colored world from black and white world.

The first exhibition was mainly hand-painted pictures. Her current style is scanning the ones drawn in pastel and acrylic gouache, and doing a digital fusion finish in Photoshop. It has become a kind of style in the textile designing. Early day production was a means for expressing her inner self, gradually her works started providing warm feelings to the people around it. Presently Kayano thinks that she has met a good partner for life and it has had an impact on art work.

Kayano will continue to create the artwork that give people warm happy feelings.

Statement

« Art changes the world and enriches life. Art can make the world happy. »

Kayano Ushiyama is a Japanese painter whose works have been extensively exhibited nationally, as well as in France and N.Y. and U.K. and Italy. Her brightly colored pieces exude happiness and warmth, aligning with her goal to bring happiness to the world through her art. Ushiyama’s compositions are created using acrylics, gouache, pastels, transparent watercolors, and other materials, which she digitizes then prints, adding more acrylics and gouache.

Artists CV

Solo exhibitions

2021 Fragment of universe – KAYANO USHIYAMA Exhibition- / Livingroom cafe & Dining – Tokyo, Japan

2020 Dream of universe-KAYANO USHIYAMA Exhibition- / Tobarier Gallery – Tokyo, Japan

2019 Dazzling Days – KAYANO USHIYAMA EXHIBITION- / Tobarier Gallery – Tokyo, Japan

2018 Neverland-KAYANO USHIYAMA Exhibition- / Gallery&Cafe CAMELISH – Tokyo, Japan

2017 Happy Dream – KAYANO USHIYAMA Exhibition- / Gallery Art Point – Tokyo, Japan

Group exhibitions

2021 London Contemporary Art Fair / Craft Central – London, United Kingdom

2021 Contemporary / Boomer Gallery – London, United Kingdom

2021 新現代作家美術展 / 秋野不矩美術館 – 浜松市, Japan

2021 Gaia-the Origin / M.A.D.S. Art Gallery – Milano, Italy

2021 Canvas International Art Fair / THE LINE Contemporary Art Space – London, United Kingdom

2020 新現代作家美術展 / 秋野不矩美術館 – 浜松市, Japan

2019 Art Point Selection / Gallery Art Point – Tokyo, Japan

2019 Festival D art Sacre De senlis / St Pierre Chapelle – Senlis, France

2019 Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam / De Kromhouthal – Amsterdam, Netherlands

2018 JCAT Showcase WE / Pleiades Gallery – New York, Japan

2018 KIZUNA 2018 / Gallery Art Point – Tokyo, Japan

2018 New Year Selection 2018 / Gallery Art Point – Tokyo, Japan

2018 JCAT Showcase JAPANISM / One Art Space – New York, United States

2018 Japanese Art Show in London / Espacio Gallery – London, United Kingdom

2017 Life 2017 / Gallery Art Point – Tokyo, Japan

2017 JCAT in SOHO / Gallery Max New York – New York, United States

2017 Home / Ouchi Gallery – New York, United States

2017 New Year Selection 2017 / Gallery Art Point – Tokyo, Japan

2016 クリエイティブ表現の現在 / RECTO VERSO GALLERY – Tokyo, Japan

2016 JCAT Showcase 44 / Ouchi Gallery – New York, United States

2016 JCAT Showcase 6 / Ouchi Gallery – New York, United States

Prizes

2021 POWER OF CREATIVITY I ART PRIZE- Winner- United Arab Emirates

2021 COLLECTOR’S VISION INTERNATIONAL ART AWARD- Winner- United Arab Emirates