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April 19, 2020Notice of postponement regarding next solo exhibition

Unfortunately, due to wide spread of COVID-19 in Japan, the date of next my solo
exhibition [Links] which is planned to be started from 6 th of May has been postponed for
some period. When the definite period of postponement has been settled, it will be
informed on my website separately. I hope all of you and your families stay safe and
healthy during the current difficult period all over the world. I continue preparing my new
artworks so that I may exhibit the artworks soon, so I hope you may also wait for a
while to see my new artworks till that moment.

February 06, 2020Exhibition Notice/展示のお知らせ

 

Tomoko Hokyo Solo Exhibition -Links-

宝居智子展-Links-

5/6(WED)-12(TUE)2020, at Isetan Shinjyuku store 伊勢丹新宿店にて

 

Group Exhibition

グループ展示

4/22(WED)-28(TUE)2020, at Osaka Takashimaya store 大阪高島屋にて

5/6(WED)-12(TUE)2020, at Nihonbashi Takashimaya store 日本橋高島屋にて

 

詳細はまた後日お知らせします。

 

October 03, 2019Art Expo Malaysia 2019

Art Expo Malaysia 2019

DATE:11th – 13th, Oct. 2019 (VIP Day 10th, Oct. 2019)

MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Center( MECC ), Kuala Lumpur

Art Expo Malaysia HP: https://artexpomalaysia.com/

 

J-7 KINOSHO KIKAKU

 

ARTIST NAME
谷口ナツコ / Natsuko TANIGUCHI  田中陽子 / Yoko TANAKA
山中雅彦 / Masahiko YAMANAKA  宝居智子 / Tomoko HOKYO
宏二郎 / Kojiro  鶴川勝一 / Shoichi TSURUKAWA
光内亘利 / Noritoshi MITSUUCHI  TARTAROS JAPAN

 

 

2019年10月10日よりマレーシア・クアラルンプールにて開催されるArt Expo Malaysia 2019に,

木之庄企畫さんのブース(J-7)にて参加致します。

 

Art Expo Malaysia 2019

日時:VIP - 2019年10月10日
一般 - 2019年10月11日~13日

会場:MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Center( MECC ), Kuala Lumpur

Art Expo Malaysia HP: https://artexpomalaysia.com/

木之庄企畫出展作家
谷口ナツコ / Natsuko TANIGUCHI  田中陽子 / Yoko TANAKA
山中雅彦 / Masahiko YAMANAKA  宝居智子 / Tomoko HOKYO
宏二郎 / Kojiro  鶴川勝一 / Shoichi TSURUKAWA
光内亘利 / Noritoshi MITSUUCHI  TARTAROS JAPAN

 

April 03, 2019Tomoko Hokyo Solo Exhibition—The world of I and Space and Plants

Information Notice
Solo exhibition to be held.

 

“Tomoko Hokyo Solo Exhibition—The world of I and Space and Plants”

Date: from 15th of May (Wed) to 21st of May (Tue)
Time: 10:00 am-8:00 pm (closes at 7:30 pm on Sunday, and at 6:00 pm on the final day.)

Place: Art Gallery on the 7th floor of Ginza Mitsukoshi

Gallery Talk: starts at 2:00 pm on the 18th of May (Sat).

Artist Staying Date: I’ll be at the gallery every day during the exhibition (from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm).

 

I am looking forward to seeing you at the gallery.

 

 

On Sparkling eyes

 

In recent years, more and more news about inhuman child abuse is reaching me. I feel deeply grieved over the present situation where some child abuse cases will come out only after losing such children’s lives, and over the fact that many children are bearing harsh abuses even just now.

Furthermore, under the circumstances where more foreign workers are employed, educational environments for the children of foreign residents have not been improved. I feel bitterly disappointed with such usual situations where the problems of child education are left unattended to. Turning our attention to overseas circumstances finds immigration issues and poverty issues becoming more pressing to make educational environments for children change drastically.

Although civilization has developed to make living comfortable, a human being’s mind has become too much occupied with his/her own affairs and both adults and children are suffering stress in this contemporary society, making how we should build the future a big challenge.

I execute works on the themes of “love and children (the future).” Children in my works think of nature and the universe as well as “What the human beings are?” These days people are easily swayed by the thought of immediate profit in their busy daily life. I am happy if my works become a moment for someone to gaze into the far future.

What kind of scenery will the big Sparkling eyes gazing into the future reflect from now on? Only we adults can protect such beautiful eyes. I earnestly wish to stay close to the hearts of those who watch my works filled with tender love and to enrich their hearts. I will be executing my works hoping the whole world filled with some love and peace.

 

Tomoko Hokyo

March 04, 2019“Bijinga Zukushi 2nd” A book launch Exhibition (Group exhibition)

 

Information Notice

“Bijinga Zukushi 2nd” A book launch Exhibition (Group exhibition)
Place: Gallery Art Morimoto (Japan)/ http://www.artmorimoto.com/
Date: from 4th of Mar to 10th 
Time: 10:30am – 6:30pm

I’ll be at gallery in accordance with the schedule below;
9th: 4:00pm-6:30pm

 

August 17, 2018Azusa Nakazawa and Tomoko Hokyo Joint Exhibition “LIVES”

Information Notice
Azusa Nakazawa and Tomoko Hokyo Joint Exhibition “LIVES”
.
Place: Isetan Shinjuku 5th Floor art gallery
Date: from 5th of Sep to 11th of Sep
Time: 10:30 – 20:00 (will be closed at 18:00 of final day)
Talk session will be planed to be held from 14:00 to 14:30 on 8th of Seq
I’ll be at gallery in accordance with the schedule below;
5-8th of Sep 10:30-17:30
9th of Sep 11:00-19:00
11th of Sep 10:30-18:00

 

 

 

April 21, 2018Announcement of a Group Exhibition

Announcement of a Group Exhibition

New works will be on display at the group exhibition.  On this occasion, I do hope you take a look at them. 

 

[Japanese-style Painting Exhibition by Seiseikai (Exhibition Tour at Takashimaya department stores)

 

  • Takashimaya Yokohama Store 7F Art Gallery

    Date: from APR 25, 2018 (Wed) to MAY 1 (Tue)

  • Takashimaya Kyoto Store 6F Art Gallery

Date: from May 9, 2018 (Wed) to May 15 (Tue)

  • Takashimaya Osaka Store 6F Art Gallery

Date: from May 30, 2018 (Wed) to June 5 (Tue)

[Mitsukoshi Ippinkai]

  • Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store New Building 7F Event Space

Date: from May 16, 2018 (Wed) to May 21 (Mon)

<Opening Hours>
[Japanese-style Painting Exhibition by Seiseikai (Exhibition Tour at Takashimaya department stores)]

10:00am – 8:00pm (closes at 4:00pm on final day)

  • Time is the same for all venues.

[Mitsukoshi Ippinkai]
10:00am -7:00pm

  • Please note the closing time of Mitsukoshi recently changed to 7:00pm.

< Artist at the gallery>
[Japanese-style Painting Exhibition by Seiseikai (Exhibition Tour at Takashimaya department stores)]

Yokohama: April 25 (Wed), 28 (Sat) 13:00pm –
Kyoto: May 9 (Wed), 12 (Sat) 13:00pm –
Osaka: May 30 (Wed) 13:00pm –

[Mitsukoshi Ippinkai]
Nihonbashi: May 16 (Wed), 19 (Sat) 10:00am –

  • As this is a group exhibition, artist may not be in front of own works. Please ask the gallery for information.


<Venues>
[Japanese-style Painting Exhibition by Seiseikai (Exhibition Tour at Takashimaya department stores)]

Yokohama: Takashimaya Yokohama Store 7F Art Gallery
1-6-31 Minami-saiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-8601

Kyoto: Takashimaya Kyoto Store 6F Art Gallery
52 Nishi-iru-shincho, Kawaramachi, Shijo-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8520

Osaka: Takashimaya Osaka Store 6F Art Gallery
5-1-5 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-8510

 [Mitsukoshi Ippinkai]
Nihonbashi: Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store 7F Event Space
1-4-1 Nihonbashi-muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-8001

<Contact Information>

  • Takashimaya Yokohama Store: Tel:045-311-5111

  • Takashimaya Kyoto Store: Tel:075-221-8811

  • Takashimaya Osaka Store: Tel:06-6631-1101

  • Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store: Tel:03-3241-3311

February 20, 2018Group Exhibition “Break ZENYA (before Breakthrough)” at Bunkamura Gallery , Shibuya-ku,Tokyo,

Date : from 24th of Feb, 2018(Sat)to 4th of Mar (Sun)
Open : 10:00 am – 7:30 pm
Location : 2-24-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku,
Tokyo 150-8507
Tel: 03-3477-9111

★I will be at gallery on 24th of Feb.

Artwork  

The world without adults

606mm x 665mm, natural mineral pigments, Japanese paper,2018

October 23, 2017Tomoko Hokyo solo exhibition – The Secret Garden

Tomoko Hokyo solo exhibition – The Secret Garden ja_049_L ja_050_L “What are living things? What is universe?” Facing up to a simple question I had when I was young, I depicted the world between known and unknown, which connects the past, present, and future. The imaginary world that a young girl feels so real seems to reveal blank space in an ambiguous situation that we often encounter. I am looking forward to you joining me at the exhibition to find out if The Secret Garden, an imaginary world of a young girl, is actually a fiction or reality. Tomoko Hokyo Solo Exhibition “The Secret Garden” Date : from 3th of Nov,2017(Fry) to 12th (Sun) Open : 11:00 am – 6:30 pm(Open every day during the period) Location : 1F GINZA Ueno Bld. 1-23-2 Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo Telephone : 03-5250-3667 Gallery Website : http://www.yawoyorozu.com E-mail : man@yorozu07.x0.com 地図略図 Artwork A Story of life/655mm x 605mm Origin of life/243mm x 334mm

December 13, 2016Group Exhibition “Hanayagi no Iro” at Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo, 2017

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Group Exhibition “Hanayagi no Iro” at Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo, 2017

Time: From 3th of January, 2017 (Tuesday) to 9th  (Monday)

Isetan Shinjuku,5F = Art Gallery

 

<Artist>

Kaori Soutome / Arisa Nakahara / Tomoko Hokyo / Kana Mizuno

 

One min. walk from Shinjuku-sanchome stn, Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line
Three min. walk from Shinjuku-sanchome stn, Toei Shinjuku Line
Five min. walk from Shinjuku stn (East Gate), JR Line
Seven min. walk from Shinjuku stn, Odakyu Line
Seven min. walk from Shinjuku stn, Keio Line
Five min. walk from Shinjuku stn, Seibu Shinjuku Line
Two min. walk from Shinjuku-sanchome stn, Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line

Ten min. walk from Shinjuku Nishi-guchi stn, Toei Oedo Line

〒160-0022 3-14-1, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo TEL 03-3352-1111

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November 21, 2016宝居智子個展 -増殖の行方-開催のお知らせ、作風の変化について

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宝居智子展-増殖の行方-

2016年11月26日(土)~12月5日(月)

※26日(土)PM5時より作品解説を行います。

場所:カザフスタン、アティラウ、ルネッサンスホテル、1階ロビーにて

 

大小含む新作を14点展示致します。来年’(2017年)に日本の京都・正寿院に収める天井画4点の舞妓像も公開致します。作品の変化を観て頂けたら嬉しいです。

 

 

-テーマ-

作家自身の子ども時代に感じた痛みや悲しみを、現代社会と重ね作品にしています。

人の欲望や憎しみが増殖する今日、私は言葉として訴えることのできない子どもや動植物の変わりに作品という形で彼らの声になりたいと思います。世界中が少しでも愛や平和に満たされることを願い私は作品を描いていきます。

 

作品開催にあたって

この度、カザフスタンにて二回目となる個展を開催致します。

今回の個展より、作風を変え新な気持ちで作家活動することを決意しました。このような決断ができたのはカザフスタンでの生活が影響しています。私は今まで日本の美しさや伝統を描いてきました。しかし、カザフスタンに来てから自分の作品に対して、何かが違うと疑問を感じるようになりました。それは、国や人種関係なく、日本人の作家、日本の絵画というよりも一人の作家として作品を観てほしいと思うようになったからだと思います。私は子供時代からの自分を見つめ直し、「自分の創作の原点とは何か」を掘り下げて考えることにしました。私の子ども時代はあまり楽しいものではなかったので、封印していた過去を思い出すのはとても辛いことでしたが、今回勇気を出したことで再び創作意欲が湧いてきました。

私は自分の子ども時代に受けた傷と現代社会で感じる傷を重ね、作品にしていこうと思います。私は芸術の力を信じ、生涯をかけて創作し続けたいと思います。

 

Tomoko Hokyo Solo Exhibition –Destination of Pain/Sadness Breeding-

Time: From 26th of November, 2016 (Saturday) to 5th of December, 2016 (Monday)

* I plan to hold introduction session of my works at 17:00 on 26th of November, 2016

Place: 1st lobby, Renaissance Atyrau Hotel, the Republic of Kazakhstan

14 pictures which are newly prepared will be exhibited, including 4 ceiling paintings of “Maiko” which will be dedicated to “Syoujuin” in Kyoto, 2017. It is highly appreciated if you will visit my exhibition, and I’m pleased to share my change of feelings with you.

 

 

Tomoko Hokyo Solo Exhibition –Destination of Pain/Sadness Breeding-

 

-Theme of my art-

I express my pain and sadness which I felt during my childhood, considering current difficult situation of modern society at the same time. While desire and hate of human being is increasing, I would like to complain pain and sadness incurred by them through my pictures on behalf of children, animals and plants who cannot speak to them directly. I prepare my works to wish the world would be filled with full of love and peace.

 

-Introduction of 2nd solo exhibition in Kazakhstan-

I’m pleased to inform that I’ll hold 2nd solo exhibition in the republic of Kazakhstan.

Before holding this solo exhibition, I decided that I would change idiom of my work. One of the reasons of my decision is come from my life experience in Kazakhstan. Previously, I’ve expressed beauty and tradition of Japan through my works. However, during my stay in Kazakhstan, I felt some sense of discomfort toward my works, and found that this feeling is come from my wish that I would like to be a painter who can express the things, not being bound by race or country of individuals, nor “Japanese” style. After finding this feeling, I decided that I focus on “my origin of drawing pictures” considering the first moment when I started to paint in my childhood. Since my memory during my childhood is not the one which was very happy, and it brought me pain and sadness, I had sealed this feeling for a long time. However, I screwed up my courage and came face to face toward this feeling, and it brings me a new motivation to draw pictures.

 

exhibition_poster

 

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