Tsutomu Sasaki​

1968   Born in Akita,Japan

1995-    Based in Sendai, Japan

1995   Completed Master's Degree at Joetsu University of Education, Joetsu, Niigata, Japan
1993   Completed Advanced Course of Art Education at Iwate University, Morioka, Iwate, Japan

1992   Graduated Iwate University, Faculty of Education, Morioka, Iwate, Japan

B.Ed, Joetsu University of Education, 1995 

​Exhibitions

Solo

2022     "Garden of Fragments and Relationships, Place of Fragments and Relationships",

                                 Special Exhibition Room of Sasaki Art and Doll Museum, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2022     SENDAI ARTIST RUN PLACE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2021     SENDAI ARTIST RUN PLACE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2019     SENDAI ARTIST RUN PLACE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan (12.17 - 12.2)

            SENDAI ARTIST RUN PLACE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan (2.5 - 2.10)

            Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2015     SENDAI ARTIST RUN PLACE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

            Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2013     SENDAI ARTIST RUN PLACE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2009     Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo2011   Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            SENDAI ARTIST RUN PLACE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2007     Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2006     Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            ”Scale-Out The Second Period",  HUMOUS SWING, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2005     Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2004     Gallery FIFTH AVENUE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2003     Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            "N.E.blood 21,vol.10", Rias Ark Museum of Art, Kesennuma, Miyagi, Japan

2002   "Inside and Outside", Gallery αM, Tokyo, Japan

            Gallery SEIJO, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2001   Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2000   Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

1997   Gallery SEIJO, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

Group

2021     "MESSAGE 2021", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            "Art Exhibition of Yairo-no-Mori - Colors Speak, Shape awakens", Ikeda Art Museum, Minami-Uonuma, Niigata, Japan

            "Adventure on the surface - Abstract Baroquism", Katayanagi Academy Gallery KOU, Tokyo, Japan

2020     "MESSAGE 2020", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2019     "MESSAGE 2019", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            "The 6th Anniversary Art Festival of Sasaki Art and Doll Museum", Sasaki Art and Doll Museum, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2018     "MESSAGE 2018", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2017     "MESSAGE 2017", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2016     "MESSAGE 2016", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2015     "MESSAGE 2015", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2014     "MESSAGE 2014", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2013     "MESSAGE 2013", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2012     "MESSAGE 2012", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            "Abstract painting - What kind of thing is it to understand? - ", Old House Kenrei Ishii, Morioka, Iwate, Japan

2011     "MESSAGE 2011", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2010     "MESSAGE 2010", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2009     "MESSAGE 2009", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2008     "Scale-Out 2008", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            "MESSAGE 2008", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2007     "Oku-no-Wakatemichi", Rias Ark Museum of Art, Kesennuma, Miyagi, Japan

                                              Hakodate Museum of Art,Hokkaido,  Hakodate,  Hokkaido, Japan

                                              Kitami Rejion Museum of Science History and Art, Kitami,  Hokkaido, Japan                 

                                              Tsuruoka Art Forum, Tsuruoka, Yamagata, Japan

            "MESSAGE 2007", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            "Scale-Out 2007"  Creative space,  Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2006     "White Dai-Sakusen Debut", The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

            "MESSAGE 2006", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

            "Scale-Out 2006", HUMOS SWING, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

2005     "MESSAGE 2005", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2004     "The 10th Anniversary of Rias Ark Museum of Art, Rias Ark Museum of Art, Kesennuma, Miyagi, Japan

            "Palm size Exhibition, Gallery FIFTH AVENUE, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

            "MESSAGE 2004", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2003     "Art Miyagi 2003", The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

      "Ryo-Yo-no-Me", MATSUZAKAYA Art Museum, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

                                    Tanabe City Museum of Art, Tanabe, Wakayama, Japan

                                    Amagazsaki Cultural Center, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan

                                    Kawaguchiko Museum of Art, Fuji-Kwaguchiko, Yamanashi, Japan

                                    Mihara Rejion Plaza, Mihara, Hiroshima, Japan

                                    Nihonbashi-MITSUKOSHI Main Store, Tokyo, Japan

            "MESSAGE 2003", Gallery KOBAYASHI, Tokyo, Japan

2000     "Ubusuna 2000", Gallery SEIJO, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

1999     "Ubusuna", Gallery SAIENSU, Morioka, Iwate, Japan

1998     "Ubusuna 1998", Citizen Gallery of The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

1997     "Boundary Division Flow", Gallery SEIJO, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

1994     "Impressive Creation Art Exhibition" , Niigata City Art Museum,Niigata, Japan

Workshop

2003   "Continuous Space - Abstract Painting - ", The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

​Awards

1994     Grand Prize, "Impressive Creation Art Exhibition" , Niigata City Art Museum,Niigata, Japan

Collection 

            Tokyo Electron Matsushima Club, Matsushima, Miyagi, Japan

            Ashiya Baycourt Club, Ashiya, Hyogo, Japan

            The Westin Sendai, Sendai, Japan

            Rias Ark Museum of Art, Kesennuma, Miyagi, Japan

            Fukuda Corporation, Niigata, Japan

            

Bibliograhy

Self Writing

            "The Picture Plane as Glass ", Art and Education, N0.3,

                                Department Art and Design, Joetsu University of Education,1997, pp.75-86

​            "Inside and Outside", Catalog for Solo Exhibition at Gallery αM, Musasino Art University, 2002

            Art Miyagi 2003, Catalog for Solo Exhibition, The Miyagi Museum of Art, 2003, p.34

            "Un-uniformity in Pictorial Composition ", The Journal for Society of Art Education in University , No.43,

                                Society of Art Education in University, 2011, pp.143-150

            N.E.blood 21, vol.10Catalog for Solo Exhibition, Rias Ark Museum of Art, 2003

            The 10th Anniversary of Rias Ark Museum of Art, Catalog for Group Exhibition, Rias Ark Museum of Art, 2004, p.26

            Leaflet for Solo Exhibition at Gallery FIFTH AVENUE,  2004

Critique for Works           

            Koichi Okawa, "SASAKI TSUTOMU EXHIBITION", DOJIDAI, No.27, Company of Black, 2009, pp.102-105

            Takayuki Hayashi, " 'Scale Out' as crack", Scale Out 2008, Catalog for Group Exhibition, 2008 

            Takasaki Oshima, "Opposite Possibility to Polyphonic - Scale Out 2007", 

                                Scale Out 2007, Catalog for Group Exhibition, Executive Committee of Scale Out, 2007, p.11

​            Koichi Wada, "The Exhibition as Chimaera by Five Artists", Scale Out, Catalog for Group Exhibition, 2006

            Koichi Wada, "A Sense of Visual Resistance that Seems to be Roughly Mixed",

                                Tempyo, No.014, ART VILLAGE, 2003, p.96, pp.119-120

            Junichi Shoji, "Tsutomu Sasaki:Spacetime of The Still Unformed World After Chaos / 

                                About The Transparency of Paintings", Catalog for Group Exhibition Art Miyagi 2003

                                The Miyagi Museum of Art2003, pp.7-8

            Kenji Ishikawa, "Unremitting Eyes to Colors", Mainichi Newspapers : Evening papers, 2002.1.29

            Gen Umetsu, "Tsutomu Sasaki / Gallery αM",

                                BIJUTSUTECHO,  March issue, BIJUTSU SHUPPAN-SHA, 2002, p.196, p.201

            Takayuki Hayashi, "Sweet & Bitter", Catalog for Solo Exhibition at Gallery αM, Musasino Art University, 2002

Catalogs for Solo Exhibitions

            "N.E.blood 21, vol.10", Rias Ark Museum of Art, 2003

            "Inside and Outside", Gallery αM, Musasino Art University, 2002

           

Catalogs for Group Exhibitions

           Art Exhibition of Yairo-no-Mori (The Forest of Eight Colors): Narrating Colors, Awakening Forms,

                 Executive Committee of the Art Exhibition of Yairo-no-Mori (The Forest of Eight Colors), 2022.

           Adventure on the surface - Abstract Baroquism

                 Planning: Atsushi Tanigawa, Supervising: "Adventure of the Surface" Executive Committee + NPO Arch Farm,  2021

            Scale Out 2008Executive Committee of Scale Out,  2008

            Scale Out 2007Executive Committee of Scale Out, 2007

            Scale OutExecutive Committee of Scale Out, 2006

            The 10th Anniversary of Rias Ark Museum of Art,Rias Ark Museum of Art, 2004

            Art Miyagi 2003The Miyagi Museum of Art,2003

            Ryo-Yo-no-Me, Executive Committee of Ryo-Yo-no-Me, 2003

Other Publications

            gallery αM The αM 30th Anniversary Collection 1988-2018Gallery αM, Musasino Art University, 2018, pp.246-247

            "Space and Substance,  The Characteristics of The Painting are Intricately Intertwine", KAHOKU SHINPO, 2011.1.13

            "Tsutomu Sasaki, Footprints of light", GEIJUTSU SHINCHO, July issue, SHINCHO-SHA, 2007, p.137

            "Space and Time in The Picture", KAHOKU SHINPO : Evening papers,  2005.2.24

            "Miyagi Prefecture Art Yearbook 2003",

​                                              Miyagi Prefecture Environmental Life Department Life, Culture Section, 2004, p.43

            "Miyagi Prefecture Art Yearbook 2004", 

                                              Miyagi Prefecture Environmental Life Department Life, Culture Section, 2003, p.42

            "Round-Table Discussion / Young Creators Who Art in The Space of Miyagi",

                                              DATEBITO, Miyagi Prefectural Culture Promotion Foundation, 2003, pp.4-7

            "Tsutomu Sasaki's mucous membrane abstract", GEIJUTSU SHINCHO, March issue, SHINCHO-SHA, 2002, p.98

            "Gallery αM ANNUAL 2001", Gallery αM, Musasino Art University, 2002, pp.32-35

            "ART REPORT : Exhibition of Tsutomu Sasaki",   Bijutsu-no-Mado, November issue, Seikatsu-no-Tomo, 2001, p.153