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HIRANO, Sayoko

http://www.sayoko-hirano.com/

Sayoko Hirano is a Japanese artist living in Kyoto.  She has established an original style of

wood-block engraving and printing, bringing to Japanese traditions her own novel contributions.

The energy and conflict of life inform all of her art. She has also enjoyed success as a "live painter," performing in Japan and internationally.

1985   Born in Kyoto, JAPAN

[Education]

2009   Graduated Doshisha University Kyoto, Japan

              B.A. of English Literature / Minor Degree Course of Aesthetic and Art Theory

2007-present  Kyoto Life Drawing School Atelier ROJUE Kyoto, JAPAN

[Award&Grant]

2015   FAAP Artistic Residency (Sao Paulo BRAZIL)

2014   Nominated for Visual Art Award by International Art&Design College

2013   Nominated for Liquitex Art Prize 2013

2011   Nominated as a live painter for Art Battles founded in NYC

2008   Nominated for The 18th Sakura Art Salon Grand Prizes

[Solo Exhibition]

2015   HIRANO, Sayoko solo exhibition "TRACE" (U:NI:PON2KAU2/ Osaka JAPAN)

2015   Sayoko Hirano drawing exhibition (pad GALLERY/ Osaka JAPAN)

2014   Sayoko Hirano Exhibition -Imperfection- (Ayanokoji Gallery Take/Kyoto JAPAN)

2013   Sayoko Hirano Exhibition (Ashiya-garo/Hyogo JAPAN)

2013   Sayoko Hirano Exhibition + Open Studio 【Conflict】 (Kitakagaya Creative Village Project Information Center/Osaka JAPAN)

2012   for 10,000 days (Apartment Hotel Shinjuku / Tokyo JAPAN)

2012   As It Is (Artist Space CERO / Osaka JAPAN)

2011   ORIGINⅡ (New York USA)

2010   ORIGIN (Trico Gallery/Osaka JAPAN)

2009   Sayoko Hirano Solo Exhibition (Gallery Kato / Kyoto JAPAN)

[Selected Group Exhibitions]

2014   Japan-France exchange exhibition of comtenporary art 2014 (MI gallery/Osaka JAPAN)

2014   CO-JAPAN.co.,ltd 6TH EXHIBITION (Gallery LE DECO / Tokyo JAPAN)

2014   TAMA VIVANTⅡ (Tama Art University, Parthenon Tama /Tokyo JAPAN)

2014   Art&Sake Exhibition2 (pad GALLERY/Osaka JAPAN)

2014   SICF15 (Spiral/Tokyo JAPAN)

2014   ENTAS PRODUCTS EXHIBITION-SALIENT- (Gallery LE DECO /Tokyo JAPAN)

2014   311 miniature ART exhibition (Gallery KAMOGAWA/ Kyoto JAPAN)

2013   Liquitex Art Prize 2013 (3331 Arts Chiyoda/Tokyo JAPAN)

2013   P.A.D. ART FAIR (Rumiere Hall/Osaka JAPAN)

2013   SNIFF OUT 2013 (INTEX OSAKA/Osaka JAPAN)

2013   Seoul International Book Fair 2013 (COEX Hall/ Seoul KOREA)

2013   MUSIC ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2013 (P/I gallery (Shibuya PARCO) / Tokyo JAPAN)

2011   ONI GOROSHI (Kyoto International Community House/Kyoto JAPAN)

2011   PUZZLE PROJECT in KIX 2011 (Kansai International Airport/Osaka JAPAN)

[Selected Live Painting]

2014   Live Painting Gig vol.2 (Takaobay Hostel/Kaohsiung TAIWAN)

2014   P.A.D.25 (Lumiere Hall/ Osaka JAPAN)

2014   Sayoko Hirano Live Painting with Shamisen (Mitoko/Kyoto JAPAN)

2014   Seattle Live Painting Tour (MOHAI, Miyabi Sushi, Goodwill, Alki Arts / Seattle USA)

2014   P.A.D.24 Kyoto P.A.D.4 -All Red-(Takutaku/Kyoto JAPAN)

2014   Rengo Yamaguchi May Day Festa (Yamaguchi Kirara Memorial Park/Yamaguchi JAPAN)

2014   P.A.D.20 (Nankinmachi/Hyogo JAPAN)

2013   P.A.D.18 (Toramaruza/Kanagawa JAPAN)

2013   P.A.D.17 (Rumiere Hall/Osaka JAPAN)

2013   Takaryu-karamiso-Ramen WARUGAKI opening party

(Takaryu-karamiso-Ramen WARUGAKI/Taipei TAIWAN)

2013   SNIFF OUT 2013 (INTEX OSAKA/Osaka JAPAN)

2013   Seoul International Book Fair 2013 (COEX Hall/Seoul KOREA)

2013   Ustream Broadcasting(Special)

2013   Tomoaki Kawabata live + Sayoko Hirano live painting (Kitakagaya Creative Village Project Information Center/Osaka JAPAN)

2012   Multi-Dimensionales Konzert (Live Spot RAG/Kyoto JAPAN)

2012   P.A.D.s in Endohji Tanabata Matsuri (Endohji Shopping Street/Nagoya JAPAN)

2012   Artdoor Picnic 2012 (Maishima Auto Camp/Osaka JAPAN)

2012   B*A*R*T (U:NI:PON2KAU2 /Osaka JAPAN)

2012   SAYOKO HIRANO NIGHT (UrBANGUILD/Kyoto JAPAN)

2012   B*A*R*T (U:NI:PON2KAU2 /Osaka JAPAN)

2011   i can smell it (Matchless/New York USA)

2011   LIVE PAINT ART FROM JAPAN (Miyabi Sushi/Seattle USA)

2010   World Shift Osaka (Farm Expo/Osaka JAPAN)

2010   Ore-Cica -Modern Times 5th Anniversary (Kyoto Maruyama Park Music Hall/Kyoto JAPAN)

2010   P.A.D.4 (Club NOON/Osaka JAPAN)

2009   The 3rd World Night (WHOOPEE'S/Kyoto JAPAN)

2009   Assisted BOSSHIKO's Live Painting Tour (Seattle USA)


PUZZLE PROJECT

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