[Biography]

Kosuke Kawahara is a Brooklyn based artist, who was born in Kyoto and raised in Shiga, Japan.
His intuitive/improvisational gesture generates site-relevant imagery through its multi-layered structure.
Kawahara completed MFA in Painting/Drawing at Pratt Institute in May 2020.
He received multiple scholarships from Pratt, including Pratt Merit-based Scholarship, Weiss Endowed Scholarship,
Carlow Memorial Scholarship, Pratt in Venice 2019 Merit-based Scholarship, and Pratt in Venice 2019 Assistantship Award.



[C.V.]

1980   Born in Kyoto and rised in Shiga, Japan
2020   Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2012   "The Mark Bar & Joshua Kibuka Presents Drawing and Painting Exhibition" The Mark Bar / New York
2010   "Pulse" art+cafe cifa / Okayama, Japan
2008   "Nakedness" Taiyo Jimu / Kyoto, Japan
2008   "Drifting Forever" Yumi Kobo / Okayama, Japan
2007   "Lake Forms" Altamira / Okayama, Japan
2006   "Lake Surface" Taiyo Jimu / Kyoto, Japan

Open Studios
2018-2019    Pratt Institute / New York
2012    Brooklyn Fire Proof / New York
2011    Tsuchida-tei / Kyoto, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020   ginheritanceg Super Dutchess / New York
2020   gThe Shape ofh Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute / New York
2019   gHalf-Lifeh DeKalb Gallery, Pratt Institute / New York
2014   gSmall Worksh Trestle Gallery / New York
2013   gAdieu Septemberh Space Womb Contemporary Art Gallery / New York
2012   gPOSTCARDS TO NORTH BROOKLYNh Arts@Renaissance / New York
2012   gNARS Foundation 2nd Annual Benefit & Silent Auctionh The New York Art Residency & Studios Foundation / New York
2012   g2012 NURTUREart Benefith Charles Bank Gallery / New York
2012   gSmall Art Works Show Vol.1h ART IMAGINE GALLERY / Tokyo, Japan
2012   gMonster Drawing Rally 2012h Dumbo Arts Center / New York
2012   gGroup Show Vol.2h Loft594 / New York
2012   "MIX ART FESTA Presented by ART-IMAGINE" Galerie Le Deco / Tokyo, Japan
2012   "Harvested Fresh ART" Studio 580 / New York
2012   "OPEN CALL SALON SHOW" GREEN POINT GALLERY / New York
2012   "Aleksandar Milenkovic x Kosuke Kawahara" Eleanor Roosevelt High School / New York
2011   "SHOWCASE SHOW Vol.9" SHOWCASE / Tokyo, Japan
2011   "Raison d'etre of Art Exhibition No.4" ART IMAGINE GALLERY / Tokyo, Japan
2009   "BOX ART" art+cafe cifa / Okayama, Japan
2008   "Bunko De Art Exhibition" RBT / Osaka, Japan
2007   "Congratulatory Forms" Taiyo Jimu / Kyoto, Japan
2007   "Sifaka Cifaka Exhibition" art+cafe cifa / Okayama, Japan
2006   "Time of Soup" Taiyo Jimu / Kyoto, Japan

Award
2020   The Nippon Club WEB Art Exhibition gForward Together!,h Prize




[Contact]
info(at)kosukekawahara(dot)org








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