Born 1974, Tokyo, Japan

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan


“Yuko Chigawa looks for ways to represent silence, noise and sound as a process of air vibrations.”



1994-1996       Musashino Art University, Junior College Art Department, Tokyo, Japan

Awards /selected/

2019                Nomination, Prize for originality and for Breaking Classical Boundaries, 5th IMF, Ekaterinburg, Russia

2013                Special Prize, Mini Prints Exhibition, Minami-Alps City, Yamanashi, Japan

Solo Exhibitions         W. Morris Caffe Gallery, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan /2020/; O Gallery, Chuo City, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan /2018, 2016/

Group Exhibitions/selected/

63rd CWAJ Print Show, Tokyo, Kobe, Japan; Awagami International Mini Print Exhibition, Tokushima, Japan, 5th IMF, Ekaterinburg, Russia /2019/; Allumage, Printmakers Exhibition, Ks Gallery, Tokyo, Japan /2019, 2018/; Viewpoint of the Future 17, Gallery TEN, Yanaka, Tokyo, Japan; Mamefs, Chimoto-ya Gallery, Hadano, Japan /2017/; plus Part 4, Gallery Hinoki plus, Tokyo, Japan /2017, 2011/; Printmakers Drawings, Gallery TEN, Yanaka, Tokyo, Japan /2016/; Tokyo International Mini Print triennial, Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo, Japan; 4 Drops, Gallery TEN, Yanaka, Tokyo, Japan /2015/; Viewpoint of the Future 14, Gallery TEN, Yanaka, Tokyo, Japan; Dall’anima al pennello, Chie Art Gallery, Milano, Italy; Isole Contenporanee, Grandi Mostre, Taormina, Fondazione Mazzullo, Italy; 15th International Exhibition of Small Graphic Forms, Łódź, Poland; Japan Calling, Chie Art Gallery, Milano, Italy /2014/; Ajimu Bodousho Koubou Winery, Ajimu, Japan /2014, 2013/; NBC Meshtec International Silk Screen Print Biennial Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan; Viewpoint of the Future 13, Gallery TEN, Yanaka, Tokyo, Japan; Mini Prints Exhibition, Minami-Alps City, Shunsen Art Museum, Yamanashi, Japan /2013/; The Attraction of Copperplate Prints vol. 5, Gallery Tamamuseum, Nagoya, Japan; Emerging Contemporary Artists of Japan, 2/20 Gallery, New York, USA /2012/; The Works of DOUMU Print Art Studio, Tokyo and Nagoy, Japan /2005-2019/.

Review            She is the unique artist whi creates strong magnetic fields in her arts. Magazine Monthly Art, 2/2008

Collections      Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts, Russia; Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo, Japan; Shunsen Art Museum, Yamanashi, Japan.

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