Kahori Kamiya

b. 1980 Nagoya, Japan; lives and works in NY


2009    MFA in Fine Art, School of Visual Arts, New York

2005    MFA in Sculpture, The Nihon University of Art, Tokyo

2003    BFA in Sculpture, The Nihon University of Art, Tokyo

Selected Exhibitions & Film Festivals 

2017    Film and Animation Screenings by DIY Cultures, Rich Mix London, London, UK

2017    FILMEDIO, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ

2017    Where We Are, Puffin Cultural Forum, Teaneck, NJ

2014    Wait for Red, Otherwise sink or fly, Prospect Gallery, South Australia, Australia (Solo Exhibition)

2012    CoCA Annual, curated by MK Guth, Center on Contemporary Art Georgetown Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012    8th Berlin International Directors Lounge Contemporary media and film festival, Naherholung Sternchen, Berlin, Germany

2011    Dumbo Arts Festival, the Backpack Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011    Pärnu International Film & Video Festival, Pärnu, Estonia

2011   14th Media Art Biennale WRO 2011 Alternative Now, WRO Art Center, Warsaw, Poland

2011    7th Berlin International Directors Lounge, art house meinblau, Berlin, Germany

2010    Independent Exposure 2010, curated by Bill Plympton, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

2010    Younger Than Moses :Idle Worship, curated by TS+Projects, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY

2010    15th Annual International Exhibition, curated by Phong Bui, SoHo 20 chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

2010    Freedom Sparks International Film and Video Festival, Visual Voice Gallery, Montreal, Canada

2010    Extremely Shorts 13 Film Festival, Houston, TX

2010    Transitions, The Pen and Brush, curated by Bina Sarkar Ellias, New York, NY

2010    Top 40, curated by Reginald Woolery and Rex Bruce, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, LA

2009    Ukrainian Art Week International Exhibition of Contemporary Arts, curated by Next Art Foundation, Kiev, Ukraine

2009    Super Heroes / Super Villains Art Show, curated by Laura Spector, Look At This Gallery, Thailand

2009    Russian Art Week 6th International Exhibition & Competition of Contemporary Arts, curated by Fedor Filkov, Moscow Museum of National Graphic Maliy Golovin pereulok, Moscow and St.Petersburg, Russia

2009    A New Currency, organized by Dan Cameron, 55 Delency street, New York, NY

2009    Hetertopia,  Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2008    Publicly Personal, Westside Gallery, New York, NY

2004    The Real Fighter, Gallery J2, Tokyo, Japan (Solo Exhibition)

2004    11th Turugashima Art Festival, The Turugashima Art Center, Saitama 

2003    Show Up! Exhibit Live, Tokyo, Japan (Solo Exhibition)

2002    18th Sculpture Scholarship Award Exhibision, The Nihon University Art Gallery, Toky 

2002    Wonderflower? vol.2, A&D Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (Solo Exhibition)

2002    Wonderflower? vol.1, Yanaka Foundation Gallery, Tokyo (Solo Exhibition)

Awards & Residencies

2013-2014   Digital Artist in Residence, Prospect Gallery, South Australia, Australia

2012    Center on Contemporary Art Annual, Honorable mention

2010    ArtSlant, #3 Showcase competition, mixed-media category 

2010    LACDA TOP 40 International Competition Winner

2009    Russian Art Week-International Exhibition, 3rd place in avant-garde paintings section

2005    Noriyoshi Sawamoto Art Award

2003    The Kitano Foundation Sculpture Scholarship Award 


2014   LandEscape October Special Issue, http://issuu.com/landescapeartpress/docs/landescape_art_review_-_october_201/80 

2013   CoCA Anual Catalog, Center on Contemporary Art 

2011   14th Media Art Biennale WRO 2011 Alternative Now Catalog, 292 pages, WRO Art Center

2009   Staley, William. Starved Magazine “A New Currency” Starved Magazine, Spring.

2009   Levy, Beth Alison. “SVA Open Studio”, Art Slant New York, Spring.

2004   20th Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition Catalog, The Kitano Foundation