About

Yokomizo was born in Tokyo. In 1994, she received a BFA from the Department of Sculpture at Tama Art University in Tokyo. Her unique installation work has been shown in many galleries and museums including the Museum of modern art, Saitama, Saitama(2000), Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo(2002), Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York(2002), Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, New York(2002), Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Chiba(2003).
Yokomizo won a scholarship from the Japan Agency for Cultural Affairs in 2001 and the same year participated in a residency program at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, NYC. Other residency programs included the Taipei Artist Village in 2003 and the Aomori Art Contemporary Art Center in 2004. She won a fellowship from the International Research Center for The Arts in Kyoto in 2005.
She has also exhibited in the “D.U.M.B.O Art Under the Bridge Festival,” in Brooklyn, NY in 2002, the Camouflash/Disappear in ART at Unoactu in Dresden, Germany in 2008 and the Mediations Biennale, Mona Inner Spaces in Poznan, Poland in 2008. Her installation piece entitled “Please Wash Away” is currently part of the Japan Foundation’s collection which has been traveling worldwide since 2005 in the “Passage to the Future: Art from a New Generation” exhibition. Her works have been shown as public art and are included in the collections of several companies and institutions such as the Kansai Medical University Hirakata Hospital (Osaka), SkyperfecTV! (Tokyo), the Palace Hotel (Tokyo), the Domain Mall (Hong Kong), the Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Kyoto), and Shimadzu Corporation (Kyoto).
She currently lives and works in Kyoto.

Exhibition

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 INVISIBLE SHAPE, Art Issue Projects, Taipei, Taiwan
MIYUKI YOKOMIZO, Noblesse Collection, Seoul, Korea
2017 Synchronicity, 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angels, USA
Box of Light/GRID”, Operation Table, Fukuoka, Japan
Accumulation・”, Gallery Rin, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Accumulation・”, Art Office Ozasa, Kyoto, Japan
2015 Dwell, ozasahayashi, Kyoto, Japan
In red”, gallery 77, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Invisibility”, Galerie Aube, Kyoto, Japan
2002 Please Wash Away”, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New house Center for Contemporary Art, NY, USA
2001 Blue – Sky, Air, Empty, Park Tower Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2000 A scene of the respite, Saison Art Program, Tokyo, Japan
Respite of Light, Za Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Japan
Please Wash Away, Za Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
1999 Green – Wander from Place to Place, Sou Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1998 Raining, Criterium 37, Contemporary Art Center Art Tower Mito, Ibaragi
1997 Please Wash Away, Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan
Tranquility, Akagi Kogen Gallery Move, gunma
1995 Bath Room, Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Busan Anual Market of Art, Bexco, Busan, Korea
2018 “Bae Sang-Sun and Miyuki Yokomizo: Circle of Life”, Gallery Lee & Bae, Busan, Korea
Volta Basel 2018, ELSASSERSTRASSE 215, Basel, Switzerland
2017 Quintet Ⅲ, Sonpo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art, Japan
2015 Floating figure, ozasahayashi_project, Kyoto, Japan
Forest of Exponentials, Paul Loya Gallery, Los Angels, USA
INAUGURAL EXHIBITION”, ozasahayashi_kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
2013 FACE 2013, Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
KYOTO STUDIO, @KCUA, Kyoto City Unversity of Arts Art Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
KYOTO OPEN STUDIO 2013, A.S.K, Kyoto, Japan
2012 Rokko Meets Art 2012, Rokko Hotel, Kobe, Japan
KYOTO OPEN STUDIO 2012, A.S.K, Kyoto, Japan
2011 KYOTO APERTO 2011, A.S.K, Kyoto, Japan
multiple, prinz, Kyoto “A flower and dragon on the operating table”, Operation Table, Fukuoka, Japan
2010 Explore, Tama University of Arts Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Mediations Biennale, MONA INNER SPACES, Poznan, Poland
CAMOUFLASH/Disappear in ART, Unoactu, Dresden, Germany
2007 International Artists meeting, CAMOUFLASH, Patio Art Center
The Academy of Humnities and Economics, Lodz, Poland
Remembrance of things passing, CASO, Osaka
2006 DOMANI, Sompo Japan, Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Ma, Nac Gallery, Novara, Italy
2004 Conversation with Nature, Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori
Chateau De La Napoule, France
2003 Bodies+Space, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan
Purlorined Nature, Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Chiba
2002 Slanting House, Museume of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
D.U.M.B.O Art Under the Bridge Festival, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Art front/Waterfront~Site-Ations, The Staten Island North Shore, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New house Center for Contemporary Art, NY, USA
2001 Noriki Tokuda and Miyuki Yokomizo, CAS Contemporary Art and Spirits, Osaka, Japan
2000 Plastic Age, ART AND DESIGN, The Museum of Modern Art Saitama, Saitama, Japan
1998 Subterranean-The Consciousness of the Inside, Gallery NIKKO, Tokyo, Japan
Samazama na me, IBM-Kawasaki City Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan
1995 The Whole Heart-1995”, Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan