ASAMI KIYOKAWA

ARTIST

Born in Awaji Island, Japan.
Held her first solo exhibition in 2001 and since 2003 has started to create art works using the embroidery technique. In 2011 became the youngest artist to hold a solo exhibition at Mito Art Tower. The following year held the “Bijo Saishu” (Female Beauty Collection) exhibition at Tokyo Omotesando Hills and numerous other exhibitions with a record number of visitors.
Her representative works include “Bijo Saishu” and “Complex” series.
Collaborated with Shuntaro Tanigawa on the “Is there God or not?” picture book, which also became a representative at the Japanese Board on Books for Young People Congress held every two years. Her numerous awards include the ‘Best Debut Award’, the ‘VOCA’ exhibition prize, ‘VOGUE JAPAN Women of the Year’, ‘ASIAGRAPH Creator’s (Tsumugi) Award’.
Works both as an artists and art director for various advertisments.

PRIZE
2004
Film and Graphic Awards at the Best Debutant Awards(held by the Men’s Fashion UnityJapan, a public interestcorporation approved by the Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry)
2010
Honorable Mention at VOCA Exhibition(held by VOCA Exhibition planning committee, Premium Imperiale and The Ueno Royal Museum)
2012
Woman of the year 2012 by VOGUE JAPAN
2013
TSUMUGI Award at ASIAGRAPH2013
BOOK
2002
Collection book “futo Kiyokawa Asami ×Takimoto Mikiya ×Morimoto Chie”
2006
Picture book “Shiawase na Oji (The Happy Prince)”
2007
Picture book”Ningyo Hime(The Little Marmaid)”
Mook”Bijo Saishu-Asami Kiyokawa Catch the Girl”
2008
Collection book”caico”
2009
Picture book”Ginga Tetsudou no Yoru()”
2010
Photo collection of Nozomi Sasaki “PRISM”
Book “com-po-ji” co-written by Soun Takeda
Photo collection of Nozomi Sasaki “Nozokimi” Photo by Asami Kiyokawa
“AKB48×Bijo Saishu”
“ASAMI KIYOKAWA-5 Stitch Stories”
2011
Picture book “Mou Hitotsu no Basho(Another place)”
2012
Collection book”Bijo Saishu”
Picture book “Kamisama wa Iru Inai?(Is there a God or not?)”
Picture book “The Life of Gusukoh Budori”
2013
Picture book”Kodomobeya no Alice (The Nuesery Alice)”
Picture book “Coco-chan and the Little Cardbord”
Book “Danshi”
2014
Collection book “Himitsu”
Collection book “TOKYO MONSTER”
2015
Picture book ”Ohkami ou Lobo(Lobo, the King of Currumpaw)”
2016
Collection book”Ⅰ:Ⅰ”
SOLO EXHIBITION
2001
“SAUCE”/ Gallery Trax,Yamanashi
“evidence”/ Edit for LuLu,Tokyo
2002
“couturet”/ BEAMS T,Tokyo
“futo”/gallery ROCKET,Tokyo
2003
“futo”/Book cellar amus, Osaka
2004
“COLOR FRAGMENTS”/LAPNET SHIP ,Tokyo, Matsuzakaya-Nagoya and Aichi
2005
“COLOR ROOMS”/HEP HALL, Osaka
2006
Original Picture Exhibition “The Happy Prince”/LOGOS GALLERY and Littlemore Gellery)
2007
Original Picture Exhibition “The Little Marmaid”/LOGOS GALLERY
“Asami Kiyokawa Catch the Girl” /PARCO Factory,Tokyo
2008
“HAZY DREAM”/Mitsubishi Estate Atrium, Fukuoka
“Asami Kiyokawa Catch the Moment”/HEP HALL, Osaka
2011-12
“Asami Kiyokawa Bijo Saishu”/Art Tower Mito,Ibaraki
2012
“Asami Kiyokawa Bijo Saishu”/Space O in Omotesando hills,Tokyo
“Asami Kiyokawa Bijo Saishu”/Miyazaki Art Center, Miyazaki
“Asami Kiyokawa Another World〜Kenji Miyazawa”The Life of Gusko Budori”〜”/SEIBU Shibuya Gallery, Tokyo
2013
“Asami Kiyokawa Bijo Saishu”/JR Nagoya Takashimaya, Aichi
“Asami Kiyokawa Bijo Saishu”/JR Tower Planis Hall, Hokkaido
Original Picture Exhibition”The Nursery Alice”/POLA Museum Annex, Tokyo
“Asami Kiyokawa Bijo Saishu”/ Daimaru Museum Umeda, Osaka
“Danshi”/PARCO Museum Shibuya, Tokyo
Original Picture Exhibition “Another Place”/NOEVIA Ginza Gallery, Tokyo
2014
“Danshi”/PARCO Gallery, Nagoya
“TOKYO MONSTER”/PARCO Museum Shibuya, Tokyo
2015
“Asami Kiyokawa Bisaishu”/Kanaz Sosaku no Mori, Fukui
2016
“ITOTOITO”/EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo
2017
“ASAMI KIYOKAWA Exhibition/Museum”Eki” KYOTO
FEATURE EXHIBITION
2003
“girls made”/Gellery ROCKET, Tokyo
2004
“Harajuku Collabo Apartment”/Laforet Museum Harajuku, Tokyo
“TAKE ART COLLECTION 2004″/spiral, Tokyo
2005
“TAKE ART COLLECTION 2005″/spiral, Tokyo
2006
“biishiki A New Japanese Aesthetic”/Esso Gallery, New York, USA
2008
“SoulSwitch in Marunouchi”/Marucube at Marunouchi building, Tokyo
“ETRO CIRCUS”/Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium, Tokyo
2009
“Te de Tsukuru Mori Hanae to Wakai artist tachi(Made by Hand Hanae Mori and young artists)”/Art Tower Mori, Ibaraki
2010
“VOCA Exhibition 2010″/The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
2014
“International Orchid Festival 2014″/TOKYO DOME, Tokyo
2015
TOKYO DISNEY RESORT® Photography Project “Imagining the Magic” /TOKYO MIDTOWN,Tokyo
2016
“Takahashi Collection”/ Kanaz Forest of Creation, Fukui

“Takahashi Collection 2016 Mindfulness!”/The Museum of Art, KOCHI, Kochi

2017
“The Cosmos of the Takahashi Collection”/Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto
ADVERTISEMENT
2009
PARCO SWIM DRESS
MATSUYA GINZA”CHRISTMAS STARS”2009
2010
PARCO SWIM DRESS
2012
MATSUYA GINZA”Dreamy Christmas”
TV Series”Koukou Kyoshi”
Haagen-Dazs×ASAMI KIYOKAWA “Bimi Saishu”2012
2013
PARCO “LOVE MAX! Xmas!”
TV Series “Glass no Ie”
KOSE”COSME DECORTE” “LA COUTURE 2013”
MOVIE “Tsuya no Yoru”
2014
TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK in MILANO2014
LUX BODY SOAP
PARCO Christmas”I AM SANTA, ×YOU ARE SANTA.”
2015
SEVEN-ELEVEN CHRISTMAS 2015 DESIGNED BY ASAMI KIYOKAWA MADE WITH SWAROVSKI CRYSTALS
KOSE “COSME DECORTE””LA COUTURE 2015”
2017
AYURA×ASAMI KIYOKAWA
NHK TV Series”Beppinsan” Poster work& direction for Opening

..And more

SPACE
2005
Installation at the Roppongi Hills Spring Festival, an outdoor event
Window display for Cartier Store,Tokyo
2006
Work for a beauty salon LUXE in Omotesando, Tokyo
Work for a fitness club ILLOIHA in Ebisu, Tokyo
Work for a restaurant Kisala in Akasaka, Tokyo
2009
Window display for ETRO in Ginza, Tokyo
2013
Space desingn for PARCO POWDER ROOM in Ikebukuro,Tokyo and Sapporo, Hokkaido
Supervision for a tea room”Ultra Suede®” by TORAY
2014
Interior design “moooi” in Osaka
Interior design for “La Couture TOYO KITCHEN STYLE in Minamiaoyama, Tokyo
Space design and installation for SEIKO “Cosmic Shine” in Shinjuku, Tokyo
2016
Space design for “YOKOHAMA Sky Building 20th Anniversary” in Yokohama, Kanagawa
CD
2005
Kaela Kimura “Rirula Riruha”
2006
JUJU”Kiseki wo Nozomunara..”
2012
Ko Shibasaki”10th Anniversary Premium Box”
2014
Kana Nishino “Koisuru Kimochi” Music video
2015
Nobuaki Kaneko “LOBO”

..And More

OTHERS/ COLLABORATE WORK
2006
Character styling for an animation”Paradise Kiss”
2009-2011
Cover work for literature magazine “Subaru”(Shueisha)
2012
Cover work for a novel “Saphire” by Kanae Minato(Kadokawa Haruki Jimusho)
Cover work for a novel”Shokuzai” by Kanae Minato(Futabasha)
2013
“JOJO×Japanese Creators”(Da vinci)
“FROZEN ×ASAMI KIYOKAWA”(Disney)
“ONE PIECE×ASAMI KIYOKAWA”
2015
“Sailor Moon×ASAMI KIYOKAWA”(FRaU)
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