AYA ITO

solo exhibition “How’s this?”

Installation view from “Rokko Meets Art 2017” Rokkosan Country House, Hyogo 2017 ©Aya Ito photo by Komaki Shigi

Aya Ito / solo exhibition “How’s this?”

December 22, 2017 – January 18, 2018
*Closed : December 25, December 28 – January 4, January 15

Venue : HILLSIDE FORUM1F/ Daikanyama Hillside Terrace
Hillside Terrace Building F, 18-8 Sarugaku-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
http://hillsideterrace.com/access/

Organizer: Tomio Koyama Gallery, Koyama Art Projects
Supporters: HILLSIDE TERRACE, gallery ON THE HILL, ROKKO MEETS ART, Mt. Rokko Cable Car & Tourism Company

Artist Profile

Aya Ito

Aya Ito was born in Arida-city, Wakayama in 1987. She received MFA from Department of Painting, Graduate School of Art, Kyoto City University of Arts. She lives and works in Ireland. Ito received the Suntory award at “Art Camp in Kunst-Bau 2007” (Suntory Museum, Osaka), the Shu Uemura Prize and the Judge’s Prize (Yuko Hasegawa) at “Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2011”. Her major group exhibitions include “VOCA 2010” (The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, 2010), and “RESONANCE” (Suntory Museum, Osaka, 2010), “Really Realistic Reality” (The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, 2015). She has recently presented work at “AYA ITO & ATSUSHI KAGA IT HAPPENS TO BE” (Pallas Projects/Studios, Ireland) in July 2017. She also had solo exhibition “Sleeping Stone” (8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo) in September 2017.

1987 Born in Wakayama, Japan
2009 B.F.A. Kyoto City University of Arts
2011 M.F.A. Kyoto City University of Arts