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
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/
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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