ATSUSHI KAGA

Born in 1978, Tokyo, Japan

Profile

1978   Born in Tokyo, Japan

2001   Diploma at Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa, Cork

2005   BA in Fine Art, National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin


 

Solo Exhibitions

2021   “It always comes; a solace in the cat.” MAHO KUBOTA GALLERY2020“Melancholy with vegetables surrounded by miracles” mother’s tankstation, Dublin

2018   “The Search For Languorous Magic” MAHO KUBOTA GALLERY, Tokyo2015“I am here with you” Jack Hanley Gallery, New York

2013   “happily skipping backwards(2013-1978)” mother’s tankstation, Dublin

2010   “Rest with us in peace” mother’s tankstation, Dublin.   “Project Room” Artists Residency Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art,

2009   “Why can we keep going forward? Because we forget the problem of yesterday” Galeria LEME, São Paulo, Brazil

2008   “I want to give love to socially neglected parts of you, that is my mission” Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

2007   “Bunny’s Darkness and Other Stories” mother’s tankstation, Dublin

Group Exhibitions

2017   “The Way Things Go” The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland“It just happens to be” Pallas Projects, Dublin

2015   “Friends Of Devil” Jack Hanley Gallery, New York

2014   “SED TANTUM DIC VERBO (JUST SAY THE WORD).” Blain | Southern, Berlin

2012   “I love those paintings (art, natural and social science)” mother’s tankstation, Dublin“One and Many” Location One, New York

2011   “Astatic” Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, MassArt, Boston

2008   “Winter Salon” Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

2007   “Timelines” Mermaid Centre, Wicklow, Ireland“Visual Fictions” Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland (Curated by Cliodhna Shaffrey)

2006   “The Square Root of Drawing” Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin“Getting on Mother’s Nerves” Mother’s Tankstation, Dublin

2005   “A Moment in Time” Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

Performance

2012   “Nerd Bag Project at Miami Basel” Miami
               “Death, Void and Sometimes My Mother” Location One, New York

               “Nerd Bag Project in New York” Location One, New York

2010   “Nerd bag Project in Dublin” IMMA, Dublin

Awards

2020   Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland

2016   Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland

2013   Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland

2012   Project Studio Award, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin

2011   Travel Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland, Mont Blanc Young Artist World Patronage Award

2010   Project Studio Award, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland

2009   Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland, Cultural Ireland’s grant

2007   Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland

Residency Programs

2021   Steep Rock Arts Residency, Steep Rock Arts Association, Washington, Connecticut

2019   Tony O’Malley Residency, Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland

2012   Location One, New York: Awarded by The Arts Council of Ireland 2011-12

2011   International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York

2010   Irish Museum of Modern Art, Artist’s Residency Program, Dublin, Galerie Eduardo Leme, São Paolo

2009   The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, Florida

2006   International Studio, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin