28 11月 Kumi Machida
Born in Takasaki, Japan, 1970. Graduated Tama Art University, Japanese Painting in 1994. She uses primarily Japanese painting materials to suggestively express the conflicts of self-consciousness, social discomfort, and anxiety that lurks in communication with others. Solo exhibitions include Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo (2005~), Takasaki Tower Museum of Art (2008) Kestner Gesellschaft, Germany (2008) etc, as well as many group exhibitions. Grand Prize at The Sovereign Asian Art Prize (2007), The 24th Takashimaya Charitable Trust for Art and Cultural Prize (2014). Her works are in the collections of The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, and The Museum of Modern Art, New York, etc.