b. 1957, Japan

Naofumi Maruyama Biography

Born in Niigata, Japan, in 1957. Lives and works in Tokyo. Started teaching at Musashino Art University since 2000, as a professor of department of painting.

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Awards: The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technologyʼs Art Encouragement Prize for New Artists (2008)

Selected solo exhibitions: Lascaux and Weather, ShugoArts (2018); FLOWING, Wooson Gallery, Daegu, South Korea (2017); Is it possible to construct a dream to see at night?, ShugoArts (2013); Transparent Footsteps, ShugoArts (2010); the front in the back, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo (2008)

Selected group exhibitions: Weavers of Worlds-‒A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern / Contemporary Art, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOKYO (2019); Monetʼs Legacy, Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi / Yokohama Museum of Art (2018); GROUND2: Talking About Paintings, Talking About Seeing, Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo (2016); Mirror Neuron, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery (2015); Niigata Creations-‒Museum in Motion, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata (2014); To Wander a Garden, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka (2012); Floating Boat, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi (2011); Tsubaki-kai Exhibition 2010 Trans-Figurative, SHISEIDO GALLERY, Tokyo (2010); NEOTENY JAPAN, The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Niigata / Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita / Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori (2008); Berlin-‒Tokyo, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2006); The Elegance of Silence: Contemporary Art from East Asia, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2005)

Text courtesy ShugoArts.

Naofumi Maruyama Featured Artworks

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Tent in Two Colors by Naofumi Maruyama contemporary artwork painting
Naofumi Maruyama Tent in Two Colors, 2019 acrylic on cotton
91 x 72.7 cm
ShugoArts Contact Gallery
Tent in The Trees by Naofumi Maruyama contemporary artwork painting
Naofumi Maruyama Tent in The Trees, 2020 acrylic on cotton
91 x 72.7 cm
ShugoArts Contact Gallery
meltwater 2 by Naofumi Maruyama contemporary artwork painting
Naofumi Maruyama meltwater 2, 2008 acrylic on cotton
276 x 134 cm
ShugoArts Contact Gallery
a puddle and a cloud and trees by Naofumi Maruyama contemporary artwork painting, works on paper, sculpture
Naofumi Maruyama a puddle and a cloud and trees, 2012 acrylic on cotton
260 x 130 cm
ShugoArts Contact Gallery
Waterfront Scenery (201704) by Naofumi Maruyama contemporary artwork painting
Naofumi Maruyama Waterfront Scenery (201704), 2017 Acrylic on cotton
112 x 145.4 cm
ShugoArts Contact Gallery
Waterfront Scenery (201705) by Naofumi Maruyama contemporary artwork painting
Naofumi Maruyama Waterfront Scenery (201705), 2017 acrylic on cotton
112 x 145.5 cm
ShugoArts Contact Gallery
Forest (201902) by Naofumi Maruyama contemporary artwork painting
Naofumi Maruyama Forest (201902), 2019 acrylic on cotton
91 x 65.2 cm
ShugoArts Contact Gallery
Untitled by Naofumi Maruyama contemporary artwork painting
Naofumi Maruyama Untitled, 1995 Pencil and watercolour on paper
38.5 x 26.7 cm
Wooson Gallery Contact Gallery

Naofumi Maruyama Recent Exhibitions

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