Alex Kukai Shinohara

 

EDUCATION

 

1988-92 La Guardia High School of Music and Art.
1992-96 Rhode Island School of Design ; Bachelor of Fine Arts , Painting HONORS
1992 Mark Rothko Award (sponsored by the Daily News and the Mark Rothko Fund)

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2017
“New York”, Hankyu’s Art Festival with HP France, Osaka, Japan
“Raw Narrative”, Fairleigh Dickerson University, New Jersey
2016
(SOLO), Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas
“Scenes from New York City in Drawing” (SOLO), Juichigatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2015
“Spirit”, SIA Gallery, New York “Scenes from New York City in Drawing” (SOLO), Tenri Cultural Institute, New York
“Alex Kukai Sketchbook Series” (SOLO), hpgrp Gallery, New York
2014
“Love is Roarrrr! Plus One”, hpgrp Gallery, New York
“Message from New York”, Trace Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
2013 “Summer Breeze” Zoya Tommy Contemporary, Houston, Texas
2011
“Beacon Art Open Studios”, Beacon, New York
“Art for Japan”, Art Exhibition to help the Earthquake and Tsunami victims in Japan, Ise Culture Foundation, New York
2010
“New York Story”, HP FRANCE, Tokyo HAPPY HOUR !!, Ise Cultural Foundation, New York
2009
“First Look 2010 Emerging Artist Series New Tale for Our Age”, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, New Jersey
2008
Independent Drawing Gig 4, Artbreak Gallery, New York
Dumbo Art Festival, New York
2007
ArtHaus Mami, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts
“Karan Koron”, Melt Gallery, Los Angeles
Dumbo Art Festival, New York
2006
“ILLMATIC” (SOLO), Ise Cultural Foundation, New York
2005
“Alex Kukai Shinohara Presents” (SOLO), B Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004
“Flying Lunch Box” (SOLO), Juichigatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003
“Popping” (SOLO), Juichigatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2002
Jersey City Open Studio Tours, New Jersey
2001
“Painting Above The Clothes” (SOLO), Brooklyn Suger, New York
1999
“Chinatown Firehouse”, Chinatown Firehouse, New York
1998
“Liquidation”, Gallery 128, New York
1997
“D.U.M.B.O. Arts”, open studio shows, New York
1996
Group show, WoodsGerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island Group show,
Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo, Japan
1995
“Art of Godzilla” , The World Children’s Art, Okazaki Museum, Okazaki, Japan “Kukai Appears!” , Kouchi Museum, Kouchi, Japan Group show,
WoodsGerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island

 

PUBLICATION / CD

 

2017 Kindle eBooks “Spider Cat in New York City” ‘“New York City Memoirs 1970” Chapter 1&2
2016 Houston Chronicle
2013 The RealReal.com
2009 Comic “Twilight Comic”
2005 Comic for Art news paper “INNER CRUSH SCENE”(published by Gaku) 2004 CD jacket design “Big Jack Zelig” Big Jack Zelig CD jacket design “ILNANA” babamania
1998 Comic “Janice”

 

FILM / VIDEO

 

2004 “Summer Boogie”, babamania (song writer, art direction)

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Midori Yoshimoto, PH.D and Aileen June Wang, PH.D : “New Tales For Our Age” (catalogue), Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 2009 “New Tales For Our Age”, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 2009

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