Kyoko Takei
Medium: Mixed Media

Studio Location:
Reis Studios - Studio# 228
43-01 22nd Street



Artist Bio:
Born in Japan. Worked in Architecture Firm in Tokyo for 8 years. Moved to New York in 1997.
Selected Exhibitions:
2018: "HOME" [Collar Works, Troy, NY], 2017: "Object and Influence" [Hygienic Art Galleries, Connecticut], 2016: "FUTURE LANDSCAPES" [Venice Art House, Italy], "To Dress To Fashion" [Experimental Space, NY], 2015: "Pop Up-On and Off the Wall" [First Street Gallery], 2014: "KOIKI & INEI" [POLA Museum Annex, Japan], 2013: "Contemporary Photography" [hpgrp Galler, NY], 2012: "Beyond 1 Lens & Over 100 Eyes" [hpgrp Gallery, NY], 2010: "Goodbye Polaroid" [YOKOHAMA Museum, Japan], solo exhibition "NewP 2" [NYCoo Gallery, NY], solo exhibition "NewP" [CRS, NY], 2007: "Three Person Painting Exhibition" [Phyllis Lucas Gallery, NY], 2005: Momenta Art Benefit 2005" [Momenta Art Gellery / White Columns Gallery, NY]
Art Grants:
2005-2006: "Overseas Study Program for the Artists [Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan], 2002-2003: "Fellowship to Study in the USA Program for the Artists [POLA Art Foundation, Japan]
2018: "Open Boundaries" [Loosen Art, Italy]
2010: "126 POLAROID" [AKAAKA Art Publishing Inc. Japan]
1999-2008: National Academy School of Fine Arts [Painting & Drawing, NY], 1997-1999: School of Visual Arts [Photography, NY]

Artist Statement:
Invisible space in between objects or conversations and the flow of time are my interests for both architecture jobs and artist expression. Even though the medium has been changing for my art, I have kept these themes.

All images and text copyright Kyoko Takei