Profile

  • 1976

    Born in Yokohama, Japan

  • 2000

    Jyoshibi University of Art and Design, Kanagawa, Japan/ Bachelor of Arts oil painting,printmaking

  • 2001

    Relocated to San Francisco, United States

  • 2005-17

    Lives in New York, United States
    Currently lives in Fujisawa

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    “Year Without a Summer”, Maho Kubota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2014

    Roadside Picnic Chapter Two” FLYNNDOG, Burlington, VT

  • 2010

    Written Image” Maiden Lane Exhibition Space, NY
    Written-Lighten” EXHIBITION SPACE, Tokyo
    Kougen(Light source)” Gallery Jin, Tokyo

  • 2008

    NEGATIVESCAPE” Honey Space, NY
    America” Gallery Jin Annex/ Gallery Kingyo, Tokyo
    Gaishou/Naishou(Trauma/Internal wound)” Gallery Jin, Tokyo

  • 2007

    Midori Harima” Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

  • 2006

    Breathe” Holasek Weir, NY
    Drawing of Midori Harima 2000-2006” Gallery≠Gallery, Tokyo
    Free Fall”, Gallery Jin, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2005

    Circumstantial Message” San Francisco Art Commission View 155, San Francisco
    Suture” Gallery Jin, Tokyo

  • 2004

    Transparent Story” Kala Arts Institute, Berkeley, CA
    Engagement” Gallery Jin, Tokyo

  • 2002

    Beginningless story” JPMorgan Chase lobby, San Francisco

  • 2001

    Untitled” T.L.A.P, Tokyo
    Clean Castration” 300 days gallery, Tokyo

  • 2000

    Untitled” Gallery Ginza Forest, Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2020

    “Full Frontal: nude circulator” Mitsukoshi Contemporary Gallery, Tokyo
    “VIDEOTOPIA” MAHO KUBOTA GALLERY

  • 2018

    “Starting point to the present”, Joshibi University of Art and Design Art Museum, Kanagawa, Japan

  • 2017

    “Lyrics, Gestures and Games”, Kala Arts Institute, Berkeley, CA

  • 2016

    “trans_late” PLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO

  • 2015

    “The Big Scene: Seven sights” MMCA residency Goyang, Goyang, South Korea

  • 2014

    “Barely There” GEARY CONTEMPORARY, NY
    “Roadside Picnic” collaboration with Emiko Sawaragi Gilbert, FLYNNDOG, VT

  • 2013

    “Ridden” Des Lee Gallery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
    “Cold Castle” Family Business, NY

  • 2012

    “Big Queens Drawing Show” Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, NY
    “Honey Me to Tears”, Honey Space, NY

  • 2011

    “4th Moscow Biennale” Honey Space, Moscow, Russia
    “Winter Show” Maki Fine Arts, Tokyo
    “Everyday Life Hidden Reasons” Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama

  • 2010

    “Carrying Across” Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA
    “Re-Creation” The Ogilvy Chocolate Factory, NY
    “On The Planet” Yada Political Gallery, Nagoya

  • 2009

    “THE DROP 2012+” 521 West 25th St, NY
    “Open” Deitch Studios, Long Island City, NY
    “Evolution of Print:Artists of Kala” Oakland Museum at the Oakland International Airport, CA
    “re: con-figure” Kala Arts Institute, Berkeley, California

  • 2008

    “TALENT PReVIEW ’09” White Box, NY
    “Her Land” Para Glove, Tokyo
    “Object Salon” Honey Space, NY, NY; traveled to White Space, London
    “10th Anniversary -Part 2-” Gallery Jin, Tokyo

  • 2007

    “DAYDREAM NATION: The Suspiria Version” Time-Based Art Festival, Portland, OR
    “Young Artists from New York” Egon Schiele Art Centrum, Cesky´ Krumlov, Czech Republic
    “New Year Group Show” Gallery Jin, Tokyo

  • 2006

    “Who’s That Girl?” Vanina Holasek Gallery, NY
    “Summer Group Show” Holasek Weir Gallery, NY
    “The Edge of Reason” The Wild Space Brooklyn, NY
    “Inner Child” Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota
    “The White Album” Kala Arts Institute, Berkeley, CA

  • 2005

    “Jin Small works” Gallery Jin, Tokyo
    “Paper Pushers” Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA
    “Fearless” Gallery Jin, Tokyo

  • 2003

    “Jin Winter Session” Gallery Jin,Tokyo
    “Revealing Influences” Museum of Craft & Folk Art, San Francisco, CA
    “The Road Not Taken” FLYNNDOG, Burlington, VT

  • 2002

    “The Bay Area Award Show 2002” New Langton Arts, San Francisco
    “Bay Area Now 3” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

  • 2001

    “Retrospective exhibition” 300days gallery, Tokyo

  • 2000

    “Jugemu-Fake-” SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo

Awards

  • 2018-19

    “Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists”
    The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Tokyo, Japan ( staying in Hong Kong )

  • 2015

    Exchange Residency Program, Seoul-Tokyo” TWS, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2004

    Kala Board Prize 2004” Kala Arts Institute, Berkeley, CA
    Visions from New California” James Irvine Foundation, San Francisco, CA

  • 2002

    The Bay Area Award Show 2002” New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

Residency Programs

  • 2015

    MMCA Residency Goyang, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, South Korea

  • 2011

    Koganecho Bazzar, Yokohama, Japan

  • 2009

    Art Omi International Artists Residency, Ghent, NY

  • 2007

    Egon Schiele Art Centrum, Cesky´ Krumlov, Czech Republic

  • 2006-12

    Emergency Arts/ Cold Castle,studio resident, NY

  • 2006

    18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA, founded from Mill Atelier foundation

  • 2004

    Visions from New California, Kala Arts Institute, Berkeley, CA

collections

  • The Francis J. Greenburger Collection、NY
    Memorial Health University Medical Center, Okatie, SC
    William and Iffath Hoskins Center for Biomedical Research, Savannah, GA
    The Buhl Collection, NY