MIO SHIRAI
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Solo Exhibitions



2017

「COSMICOMICS」
TIME & STYLE MIDTOWN , Tokyo

2016

Book of Silence,
nap gallery, Tokyo




2013

ROADSHOW,
void+, Tokyo

Spring Mad Tea-party,
TRAUMARIS, Tokyo



2011

Magic Carpet Ride,
Gallery Cocon, Tokyo



2009

Unknown Binding, BankART NYK, Yokohama

Forever Afternoon, BankART NYK, Yokohama



2008

Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, England



2006

Finding Shangri-la,
Art Front Gallery, Tokyo



2005

New Kingdoms, chashama 217 gallery, New York



2003

Joy of Life, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo



1998

Hillside Gallery, Tokyo



1997

Texture Girl, Modern Culture, New York (1996-'97)



1996

Red Mill Gallery, Jonson, Vermont, USA

One Day One Show, Gallery 360°C,Tokyo



1994

Memory's Gallery, Nagoya

Mio Shirai: ill seen ill said, East-West Cultural Studies, New York



1993

Itoki Ginza New Office Gallery, Tokyo

Hillside Gallery, Tokyo


1992

Soko Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo



1991

Concept Space, Shibukawa, Gunma

Hillside Gallery, Tokyo



1990

HALS Gallery, Tokyo

Hillside Gallery, Tokyo



1989

Kyoni Gallery, Tokyo

Hillside Gallery, Tokyo



1988

Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo

Kobayashi Gallery, Tokyo



1987

Kaneko Art G1, Tokyo



Group Exhibitions



2017

Leaving Language in Japanese Limousine, Folkstone, England

BankART LifeⅤ〜 Kanko, Yokohama, Yokohama

Abracadabra of Drawing
, Ichihara Lakeside Museum, Chiba



2015

Mio Shirai x Sachiyo Tsurumi  [game theory] nap gallery, Tokyo October 3 - November 7

Reflection: In Return to Koji Enokura, Akiyama Gallery, Space 23℃, Tokyo

KachoFugetsu: Flower Bird Wind Moon
, Santa Monica Arena1, Los Angels, USA

House Beats
, explosion tokyo, Tokyo



2014


Keitaro Higashi, Chieo Senzaki, Kazumi Nakamura, Hotaro Koyama, Tatsuo Miyajima, Kazuhiro Nomura, Mio Shirai, Hideki Nagahashi, and Koji Enokura
, Space23℃, Tokyo

Dreams of East Asia
, BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama



2013

Art Program Ome 2013
, Ome Municipal Museum of Art, Tokyo

Unknown History, Takahashi Building, Kagurazaka, Tokyo

Aichi Triennale 2013, Aichi Arts Center, Aichi

Setouchi Triennale 2013, Uno port, Okayama

Art and Music: Synesthesia Experimental Theater; The 3rd Tokyo Art Meeting, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo



2012

Unknown Life, Ayumi Gallery, Tokyo

Matsushiro Contemporary Art Festival, Nagano

Unknown Voice, youkobo Art Space, Tokyo

Progressive Maria, Waseda Scott Hall Gallery, Tokyo



2011

Akihiko Takami Memorial Exhibition, Galerie Omotesando + Musse F, Tokyo

Teenage Spirit, explosion tokyo viewing room, Tokyo

Keisuke Yamaguchi/ Mio Shirai, Kaneko Art Tokyo, Tokyo

Unknown, Ayumi Gallery

Shin Minatomura: BankART Life3;
Yokohama Triennale 2011 related program, Shinko-pier, Yokohama



2010

To-Be Tokyo + Berlin Communication Art 2010, Freies Museum Berlin, Germany

City Beats + Live Explosions, BankART NYK hall, Yokohama

Unstern! / Sinistre, Galerie Omotesando + Muse F, Tokyo

Full Course: Food and Contemporary Art Part6, Honcho Experimental Gallery, Yokohama



2009

explosion shirt, explosion tokyo, Tokyo

The 1st Tokorozawa Biennial of Contemporary Art: Siding Railroad, Saitama

Berlin-Tokyo Communication Art, Higure 17-15, Tokyo



2008

BankART Life2, Yokohama

Arttist File 2008: The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo

Restaurant 1929: Food and Contemporary Art Part4, BankART 1929, Yokohama



2007

Hillside Gallery: for New Start, Hillside Forum, Tokyo

Small Works for 'Koji Enokura documentary film', Space 23°C, Tokyo

Explosion, BankART NYK, Yokohama

Restaurant 1929: Food and Contemporary Art Part3, BankART 1929, Yokohama



2006

Le Salon Violet, New York

Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale 2006, Niigata



2005

chachama exhibition: the Artist in Residence of 40 Worth Street, New York



2004

Art/ Room, Hillside Gallery



2003

Night of 1000 Drawings, Artists' Space, New York

Jack the Pelican Presents, New York



2001

The Art of Collecting, Flint Institute of Art, Michigan, USA



2000

3 + 1: Oki, Shirai, Matsuyama and Takezaki, Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo

Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale 2000, Matsudai, Niigata



1998

Global Housewarming, First Floor Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2000, Niigata



1997

Travel Sized, City Collage New York, New York



1996

Image of Woman in Japanese Contemporary Art 1930's-90's, The Shoto Museum of Art, Tokyo

Requiem: Koji Enokura and 33 Artists, Saito Memorial Kawaguchi Museum of Contemporary Art, Kawaguchi, Saitama

Resurrecting Memories, Dojunkan Daikanyama Apartment, Tokyo

On Camp / Off Base, Tokyo Big Site, Tokyo

Socie, Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo

Inside of works, Outside of Works, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo



1995

6. Triennale der Kleinplastick 1995: Europe - Ostasien, Süudwest LB Forum, Stuttgurt, Germany

The 6th Fukui International Video Biennale, Fukui



1994

Double Booking, Gallery 360°C, Tokyo

Kunst Heimat Kunst, Künstlerhaus Graz, Austria

Let the Artits Live!, Exit Art and the First World, New York

Watched While Sleeping, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo



1993

Oro d'autore: Giappone e Stati d'Uniti d'America, Basilica Inferiore di San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy

Drawing Exhibition, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo

Nomad, Temporary Kunsthalle, Munich, Germany

Exchenge2, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland

Bolande, Dopitova, Rist, Shirai, The Municipal Museum, Prague, Czecho

00 Collaboration, Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo



1992

Jennifer Bolande, Mio Shirai, Marie-Theres Huber, Silvia Gertsch, Pipilotti Rist, Shedhalle

1st Habitart Exhibition: Making Room ? space as material, Pacifico Yokohama

Haruki Collection, SOKO Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo



1991

Three Artists' Show, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo

Take Art Collection, Spiral Garden, Tokyo

Future Chronicle, Memory's Gallery, Nagoya

The Silent Passion: Seven Artists from Japan, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Tochigi

Drawing Exhibitions of Hakusyu Summer Festival, Gallery Furukawa, Tokyo

The 7th Triennale India 1991, The Lalit Kala Academi, New Delhi, India



1990


Imaginative Monument, Kaneko Art G1, Tokyo

The 26th Artists Today: Trias, Yokohama Citizen Gallery, Yokohama

Shibukawa Triennial Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture '90, Shibukawa, Gunma

Triangulation of Modernism, Gallery Furukawa, Tokyo

Hillside Documents, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo

Crossing '90, Kaneko Art G1, Tokyo

Drawing Exhibition, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo



1989

Summer Art Festival in Hakusyu, Hakushu-cho, Yamanashi

Art Today '89, The Museum of Modern Art Takanawa, Karuizawa, Nagano



1988

Open the Gate, Tokyo University of Fine Arts, Tokyo



1987

Fujiyama Geisha, Daiko Electric Lighting Labo, Tokyo / Osaka International Center, Osaka



1986

Fujiyama Geisha, Kyoto University of Arts, Kyoto / Daiko Electric Lighting Labo, Tokyo



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