KOYUKI KAZAHAYA

Born 1987 / Ibaraki, Japan

Education

2006 – 2010     BA (Hons), Fine Art, Printmaking, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan

2010 – 2012     MA (Hons), Fine Art, Printmaking, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan

2012 – 2014    MA (Hons), Visual Art, Printmaking, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium

2014 – 2015    Master of Research in Art and Design, Sint Lucas, Antwerp, Belgium

Awards

2010                Award of Printmaking Section, Graduation Exhibition, Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan

2011                Encouragement Award, 88th Shunyo-kai Exhibition, the National Art Center Tokyo, Japan

2012                Award for Excellence, Musashino Art University Graduation Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

Watanabe Chihiro Special Prize,11th Seminariyo Print, Japan Exhibition, Minamishimabara City Arie Collegio, Nagasaki, Japan

2013                1st Prize, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium

2014                Honorable Mention, Miniprint Finland Hyvinkaa Art Museum, Hyvinkaa, Finland

Peto Urzua Prize Honorable Mention, Komask Wedstrijd voor Grafiek, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium

2014                Horlait Dapsens Prize, Master Project, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium

Exhibitions (selected)

2009                8th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Paper Museum, Ino Town, Kochi, Japan

2012                International Print Triennial Krakow, Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, Krakow, Katowice, Poland

2013                Master Maquette V, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium

2015                Wondering Mind, Epreuve d’Artiste Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Sea the Line Expo, Fort Napoleon and Lood Oosteroever, Oostende, Belgium

4th Guanlan International Print Biennial, Guanlan, China

Splitgraphic 2013, International Graphic Biennial Split, Croatia

Global Print 2013, Lamego Museum, Douro, Portugal

2014                Koyuki Kazahaya Solo Exhibition, Gent, Belgium

The secret of mezzotint, Art of darkness, Epreuve d’Artiste, Antwerp, Belgium

3 Koninklijke Meesters van de Antwerpese Academie, WMGallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Borg 2014, District House in Borgerhout, Borgerhout, Belgium

2015                            lux et reflux Koyuki Kazahaya, Le salon d’Art, Brussels, Belgium

0-∞, Epreuve d’Artiste, Antwerp, Belgium

Scholarship

2010 – 2011               Maeda Josaku Award, Scholarship of Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan

2012 – 2013                 Scholarship of Flanders Government, Belgium

2015 – 2016                Paris Prize, Scholarship of Musashino Art University, Cité Internationale des arts, Paris, France

She lives in Tokyo, Japan.

Contact: koyuki.kazahaya@gmail.com

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