Haruyasu Yanagi

conceptual artist


Japanese conceptual artist, Haruyasu Yanagi, has dedicated himself to expression of the brilliant aspects of humanity which he thinks everyone and everything has. He has done this, so that many people sense purity and brightness upon seeing his paintings and objects. He also hopes that, while participating in his conceptual art, people will feel something precious, which he thinks is their positive and natural personality: potential.

Solo Exhibitions
・2015 “TRANSPARENCY”@KOMAGOME 1-14 cas, Komagome, Tokyo, Japan
・2015 “ sprout ” TY HARBOR, Tennozu, Tokyo, Japan
・2014 “ seed ” Gallery Sugino, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
・2013 “Gift From New York” Yorozu Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
・2013 “Gift From New York” Kamakura Drawing Gallery, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan
・2013 With the recognition of the Austrian Embassy in Japan

Collaborative Exhibitions
・2016 “INSIGHT OUT” w/artist IOROI, KOMAGOME1-14cas, Komagome, Tokyo, Japan
・2016 “piece⇄peace” w/Amy Ishida, America-Bashi Gallery, Ebisu, Tokyo

Art Fair
・2013 REDDOT, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
・2012 ART KYOTO 2012, Kyoto, Japan

Group exhibition
・2016 Exhibition of the Busan Sculptors Association at Busan Cultural Center, Busan, Korea
・2014 “ CORPORATE COLLABORATION ART TOKYO 2014 ” at Terratoria, Tennouz, Shinagawa,Tokyo
・2013 with Hello Kitty”, MDP Gallery, Meguro, Tokyo, This event is related to the official Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary.
・2013 Gallery G2, Ginza, Tokyo
・2013 Sendai 21 Independants, Sendai, Japan
・2013 ASHOK JAIN GALLERY, New York, U.S.A.
・2012 "reflection" SPACE WOMB Gallery , New York, U.S.A.
・2012 DUMBO ARTS FESTIVAL, Ackey Photo and Art Studio, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
・2012 "Fill the Space" SPACE WOMB Gallery ,New York, U.S.A.

・2016 BankART Artists In Residence(AIR),Yokohama, Japan

Contest ・1998, 2003, 2004, 2005 Yomiuri Shohouten (One of the three biggest yearly contests for calligraphers in Japan by the Yomiuri Shinbun newspaper, a major Japanese newspaper)

Other activities
・2016 - 2017 Adviser of the Cross Border Entrepreneur Cultivating(CBEC) Program at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
・2014 - 2015 Art director of the restaurant RUNWAY, Yokohama, Japan
・2013 A painting is featured on a label of a Loimer's wine, which is a recognized Austrian wine maker. This national project is for the diplomatic anniversary of the relationship between Austria and Japan.
・2013 Seven month exhibition at Gari Columbus in New York
・2013 ~ Started the art workshop “Creating Artwork With Children”@America-Yama Garden Academy, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
・2012 Live painting with live music by Wage Workers at RESOBOX Gallery in New York.
・2011 Lecture about his work at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) to professor King's East Asian Art class.