OZAWA TSUYOSHI

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Born 1965 in Tokyo, Japan
Lives and works in Saitama, Japan

Education and Residences

2002-03 Stayed in New York, granted by the Agency for Cultural Affair, Japan
1996-97 Stayed in New York, granted by the Asian Cultural Council
1991 Completed postgraduate studies in Mural Painting Course, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan
1989 Graduated from Oil Painting Course, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Everyone likes someone, as you like someone, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
Xijing Men “Xijing Is Not Xijing, Therefore Xijing Is Xijing.”, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2015 The Return of Painter F, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Tsuyoshi Ozawa: Everyone likes someone, as you like someone, Saitama Triennale 2016 Pre-event at Plaza North Gallery 8, Saitama, Japan
2014 The Return of Dr.N, Hajimari Art Center, Fukushima, Japan
2013 Can You Do It?, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Tsuyoshi Ozawa: White Out, Miidera Temple, Shiga, Japan
Tsuyoshi Ozawa: Everyone likes someone, as you like someone, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
2010 OPEN STUDIO 50 Tsuyoshi Ozawa Dekirukana2010, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Tsuyoshi Ozawa: The Invisible Runner Strides On, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
2008 Dazaifu Tenmangu Art Program: White Out, Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, Fukuoka, Japan
Tsuyoshi Ozawa Exhibition, Takahashi Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Himming 2008: Vegetable Weapon at Himming, Himming Art Center, Himi City, Toyama, Japan
2007 Honey, the Far East and Art, curated by Nanataro Okamoto, Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Seize the Uncertain Day, Chinretsukan Gallery The University Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo
2016 20th Biennale of Sydney : The Future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed, Sydney, Australia
The Sun and Mt. Fuji and Steve Reich MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo
Espacios Revalados/Changing Places: Torres de tajamar,Siemens Stiftung/Chilean
Cultural Council for the Arts, Santiago, Chile
Lunar Reflection Transmission Technique performance by Taro Shinoda and Uriel Barthélémi,Mleiha Desert Sharjah, UAE
2016 SAITAMA TRIENNALE 2016, The former Saitama Prefectural Folklore Museum, Saitama, Japan
Setouchi Triennale 2016: P.S.S.40 Public School by The Group 1965, Ogijima Community Area, Ogijima, Kagawa, Japan
12 Rooms 12 Artists Works from the UBS Art Collection, Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Group Mobile, Villa Vassilieff, Paris, France
2015 Messages– Takahashi Collection, Towada Art Center, Aomori, Japan
TODAY IS THE DAY Exhibition for the 70th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, Art Gallery Miyauchi, Hiroshima, Japan
Minna No Art, Gifu Media Cosmos, Gifu, Japan
Collection 1 Where You Meet With Narrative, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
MAM Collection 001: Tow Asian Maps – Ozawa Tsuyoshi + Shitamichi Motoyuki, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
TAKAHASHI COLLECTION: Mirror Neuron, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
JUMP, (Xijing Men),Towada Art Center, Aomori, Japan
2014 Lee Mingwei and His Relations, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Future Fiction, (Xijing Men) Z 33 House of Contemporary Art, Hasselt, Belgium
Koganecho Bazaar 2014 Fictive Communities Asia, (Xijing Men), Koganecho, Kanagawa, Japan
TOKYO STORY 2014 Part2, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Soccer, Urawa Museum, Saitama, Japan
Asia Anarchy Alliance, (Xijing Men), Taipei National University of the Arts, Kuandu?Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
Playmaking, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa,Japan
Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection Chronicle 1995-, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
A TABLE!-ART FEAST-, Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Mie, Japan
Yebisu International Festival of Art & Alternative Visions 2014: TRUE COLORS (Xijing Men), Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Yebisu Garden Place, Tokyo, Japan
2013 Festival Tokyo 2013, Jelinek Series: Prolog? (Direction, Design), Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Theatre East, Tokyo, Japan
SITE- Places of Memories,Spaces with Potential, Hiroshima City Museum of Sontemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Tsuyoshi Ozawa + Masakatsu Takagi Going through Africa, Yokohama Creative City Center, Kanagawa, Japan
Ohara Contemporary, Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki, Japan
Stouchi Triennale 2013(The Group 1965), Social Studies Reference Room, Ogijima, Kagawa, Japan
Re:Quest-Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul ,Korea
2013 The Xijing Men Collaborative, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Zizhiqu Autonomous Regions, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangdong, China
Group Show, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
Situations and Exchanges: Fukuoka Contemporary Art Chronicle 1970-2000, Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
2012 Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2012: Mixed Bathing World, Beppu, Oita, Japan
ON PHOTOGRAPHY, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
Gwangju Biennale 2012, Gwangju, Korea
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2012, Echito-Tsumari, Niigata, Japan
2012-1 Building: Art in Relation to Architecture, Hiroshima City Musuem of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
2011 PROSPECT 2 BIENNIAL NEW ORLEANS, New Orleans, USA
The Global Contemporary Art Worlds after 1989, ZKM| Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany
Between Utopia and Dystopia, University Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico City, Mexico
Xijing, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy
The Group1965 ? We are Boys!, Kunstahalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Shifting Surfaces, Artsonje Museum, Korea
2010 Double Infinity, (Xijing Men), Dutch Culture Centre, Shanghai, China
Aichi Art Triennale, (Xijing Men), Aichi Art Center, Nagoya,Japan
AIZU URUSHI ART FESTIVAL, Aizuwakamatsu City, Kitakata City, Mishimacho, Showamura, Japan
Tricksters Tricked, (Xijing Men), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Nederland
An Unexpected turn of events – Chen Shaoxiong and Tsuyoshi Ozawa, Osage Gallery, Shanghai, China
TRUST Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2009 Fact and Fiction – Recent works from The UBS Art Collection, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
The first stop on the super highway, (Xijing Men), Nam June Paik Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2009, Echigo-Tsumari, Niigata, Japan
Aqua Metropolis Osaka 2009, Nakanoshima, Osaka, Japan
4th Fukuoka Asian Art Trinnale 2009, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Xe Biennale de Lyon, (Xijing Men), La Sucrière, Lyon, France
2008-09 Takahashi Collection: neoteny japan, Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
Sapporo Art Park, Hokkaido, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The Fifth Floor: Ideas Taking Space, (Xijing Men), Tate Liverpool, Liverpool,UK
2008 Another Landscape: From Mori Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Shelter x Survival, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
TOO EARLY FOR VACATION/ 32nd annual exhibition of visual+ art, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
TOMYAM PLADIB, Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Heavy Light: Recent Photography and Video from Japan, International Center of Photography, New York, USA
Dome: Artist’s Attempts around the Monument, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
ART as a BRIDGE, Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum, Kyoto, Japan
Xijing Olympics: Chen Shaoxiong, Gimhongsok, Tsuyoshi Ozawa, (Xijing Men), Bores-Li Gallery, Beijing, China
The 3rd Nanjing Triennial, (Xijing Men), Nanjing Museum & RCM The Museum of Modern Art, Beijing, China
Akasaka Art Flower 2008, Old Akasaka elementary school, Tokyo. Japan
Kanazawa Art Platform, Owaricho choumin bunkakan, Kanazawa, Japan
Platform Seoul 2008, (Xijing Men), Kukje Gallery, Seoul of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Moving Horizons: The UBS Art Collection 1960s to the present day, National Art Museum, Beijing, China
13th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh, National Art Gallery, Osmany Memorial Hall, Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka, India
2007-08 Beautiful New World: Contemporary Culture from Japan, (Xijing Men), Long March Project, B.T.A.P, Inter Arts Center, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China / Guandong Museum of Art, Guangzhou Art Academy, Guangzhou, China
Tomorrow, (Xijing Men), Kumho Museum of Art / Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
2007 All About Laughter: Humor in Contemporary Art, (Chen Shaoxiong & Tsuyoshi Ozawa), Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
IL FAUT RENDRE À CÉZANNE…, Collection Lambert en Avignon, France
Daiwa Radiator Factory Vol. 04,Daiwa Radiator Viewing Room, Hiroshima, Japan
Thermocline of Art- New Asian Waves, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Luxembourg 2007 TRANS(IENT) CITY, Halle Paul Wurth, Uban Lab Space, Luxembourg