RAKU MASAOMI

1983 Born in Kyoto, Japan.
2008 MA in Sculpture, Major in Fine Arts, Graduate School of Tokyo Zokei University.
2009 Visited Beijing, Shanghai and Xi’an as Japanese Cultural Delegation to China organized by Japan-China Cultural Exchange Association.
2012 Completed Ceramic Course at Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industrial Technology and Culture.

〈Solo Exhibitions〉

2008 Shiro no Tori:Yukei Mukei no Ruten (White Bird: Metempsychosis of the Visible and the Invisible), Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo.
2010 Raku Masaomi: Sculpture Works, T’s Gallery, Osaka.
2014 Hitsu (Stone Box), Za-Stone Gallery, Tokyo.
2015 Raku Masaomi: Sculpture Works, Kamo-wake-ikazuchi-Shrine, Kyoto.

〈Group Exhibitions〉

2003 Exhibition of ‘Azukimushi’ Group of Artists, Tokyo Zokei University.
2005 Owl: 4 Shapes, 4 Artists, Ginza Ono Gallery II, Tokyo.
The Road Not Taken. 05: Landscape of Contemporary Art in Kyoto, Kamo-wake-ikazuchi-Shrine, Kyoto.
2007 Two-Man Exhibition Ichi-I Senshin no Kizami (Sculpting Heart and Soul), Morino Gallery Manndara, Tochigi Prefecture.
2009 Kyoten 2009 organized by Kyoto City, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
Exhibition ‘∴’Gallery & Café Soukasha, Shimane Prefecture.
Permanent Exhibition at 1F Entrance Hall, Yodoyabashi Toda
Buildings, Osaka (till 2010).
2011 Ten5 Vivo, Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Nagano Prefecture.
Cho-Kyoto, Contemporary Art Fair @ Shôsei-en Garden, Higashi Honganji Temple, Kyoto.
2013 Small Sculptures, Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo.
2015 Proportio, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
August Harmony:Feeling Future of Wind, Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo.
2016 Kichizaemon X Raku Kichizaemon – Raku Atsundo – Raku Masaomi A first and final father and son exhibition, Raku Kichizaemon Kan (Pavilion), Sagawa Art Museum, Shiga Prefecture.

〈Public Collections/Acquisions〉

2007 A set of Tsukubai (Stone Basin) and Mizu Roji
(Water Garden) stone Configuration at Sagawa Art Museum
2010 Peace Palace, Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with
Foreign Countries (Beijing China) to commemorate 25th Anniversary of SG’s Engagement in Japan-China Friendship
2011 KWANSEI GAKUIN University
2013 Kuboso Memorial Museum of Arts, Izumi, Osaka
Kagizen Zen Café, Kyoto
Sesame, Osaka
Chanoyu Museum, Chanoyu no Mori (Art Forest), Takayama City, Gifu
Prefecture
2014 The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
The Za-Stone buildings, Tokyo
Okada Museum of Art, Kanagawa
Verkebr Shimizu Port Terminal Museum, Shizuoka