Koji Okuda

Biography

Koji Okuda creates a plastic support with a 3D printer and combines these parts to create a piece. However, Okuda’s humorous work called “twisted cat” is a mere humorous work, and it is not just a matter of painting and assembling the supports printed with a 3D printer. He begged the Buddhist teacher to make the “lively” eyes of the cat. In fact, it’s a tremendously elaborate piece that takes a quite long time. In this exhibition, we exhibit works of new collaboration with Nobuko Sugio. In addition, in order to make a work that matches the outlet called “Cat warps”, he acquired electrical work qualification. Originally, he is also a ikebana artist of Saga Goryu. His work is very dexterous and versatile, and at the same time, Okuda’s ever-changing challenges and supple sensibilities bring surprise and healing to viewers.

History

1982      Born in Fukuoka, Japan

2009      Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture at Kyoto Saga University of Arts

2007      Grand Prize in Sculpture Kyoto City Art Competition

2010      Ikebana Budding Artist Exhibition Daimaru-Shinsaibashi, Osaka

2011      Ikebana Budding Artist Exhibition Daimaru-Shinsaibashi, Osaka

              prize in TAGBOAT AWARD

2012      prize in TAGBOAT AWARD

2013      Yomiuri Shimbun prize in Kyoto Art and Craft Biennale

2008      Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro

2014      Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro

2011      exhibition at “Kouichi Fine Arts”

2013      exhibition at “Kouichi Fine Arts”

2015      exhibition at “Kouichi Fine Arts”

2017      exhibition at “Kouichi Fine Arts”

1982      Born in Fukuoka, Japan

2009      Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture at
              Kyoto Saga University of Arts

2007      Grand Prize in Sculpture Kyoto City Art
              Competition

2010      Ikebana Budding Artist Exhibition
              Daimaru-Shinsaibashi, Osaka

2011      Ikebana Budding Artist Exhibition
              Daimaru-Shinsaibashi, Osaka

              prize in TAGBOAT AWARD

2012      prize in TAGBOAT AWARD

2013      Yomiuri Shimbun prize in Kyoto Art
              and Craft Biennale

2008      Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro

2014      Kyoto Arashiyama Hanatouro

2011      exhibition at “Kouichi Fine Arts”

2013      exhibition at “Kouichi Fine Arts”

2015      exhibition at “Kouichi Fine Arts”

2017      exhibition at “Kouichi Fine Arts”

Available Works