Tomoya Yamaguchi was born in 1958. He studied and taught in Japan before moving to London in the early 1990’s.

He has exhibited widely both in the UK and Japan, including the Lisson Gallery, London and East International, Norwich. His work was part of the 2001 Japan Festival in London.

Most recently he has moved into video art, in collaboration with composer Dai Fujikura, staging an extremely succesful show, including paintings, sculpture and video, as part of the International Contemporary Music Festival in Huddersfield 2003. He had one man show highly succesful in Howard Gardens gallery in Cardiff 2005.


1958年、東京生まれ。1985年 愛知県立芸術大学油画大学院研修科修了後、同校非常勤講師を経て1990年渡英。 英国を代表するリッソン・ギャラリーをはじめ英国を中心にギャラリー・美術館で平面・立体・ビデオ作品を発表している。

近年の主な個展としては、2001年"JAPAN 2001"の企画として大和日英基金 JAPAN HOUSE、2003年ハダスフィールド現代音楽祭の企画としてハダスフィールド市立美術館、 2005年カーディフ大学ホワード・ガーデンズ・ギャラリーがある。

日本では、96年~98年、2000年にコオジ・オグラ・ギャラリーにて個展。作品収蔵:スタンフォードにあるバーリー屋外彫刻公園、ダートフォードにあるセント・エドモンド教会等。 2003年より、英国を中心に世界各地で活躍している作曲家:藤倉大とのコラボレーションではビデオ作品を担当する。作品は、現在までにヨーロッパ、米国、日本を中心に世界各国で発表されている。

Return to top

1985Post-Graduate Fellowship in Fine Art
1982-84Masters in Fine Art
1978-82Bachelor of Fine Art, Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Art, Nagoya, Japan
2008Ogilvy & Mather, Canary Wharf, London
2005Howard Gardens Gallery, University of Wales Institute Cardiff, Cardiff
2004Salon des Arts, London
2003Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
2001DAIWA Foundation Japan House "JAPAN 2001", London
1996-98, 2000Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
1983-86Onishi Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
2006"The Stars Down to Earth" The Nunnery Gallery, London
2003"The Rape of Europe" Luke&A Gallery, London
2003"The Physical World" Harold Works, London
2003International Young Art, Art Link, Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Moscow
2003"Bright Lights" Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield
2002,03"Challenge the Nail" Salon des Art, London
2001Burghley Sculpture Garden Summer Exhibition, Stamford
2001"Inside Outside" Stamford Arts Centre Gallery, Stamford
1998-2000"ARTfuture" Contemporary Art Society, London
2000"Surface Language" Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran
2000"New Work" Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield
2000THe Peterborough Prize, Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery, Peterborough
1999The First Stroud Open, Stroud House Gallery, Stroud
1998EAST International, Norwich School of Art and Design, Norwich
1995"Ideal Standard Summertime" Lisson Gallery, London
2001Burghley Sculpture Garden, Burghley House, Stamford
Burghley Sculpture Garden, Burghley House, Stamford
2005St Edmund’s Church, Dartford
To present:Worldwide showing video work "moro moro". Video: Tomoya Yamaguchi, Music: Dai Fujikura
2005"Sololists of The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Reiko Fujisawa", 2D and 3D work exhibited as part of performance, Cadogan Hall, London
2004"Polyphonic Voices" Chicago ICE Fest 2004, Chicago, USA
2004"HOME" Film and Video Screening, Focal Point Gallery, Southend
2004Logos Tetrahedron Bomstraat26 9000Gent Belgium, Video art. Music: Dai Fujikura, piano: Tomoko Mukaiyama
2003Japanese New Music Festival Europe Tour 2003, Video: Tomoya Yamaguchi, Music: Dai Fujikura, piano: Tomoko Mukaiyama, Nijmegen/Utrecht, Holland
2003Lancaster Film & New Media Festival, Folly, Lancaster
2003The Clerkwell Blowing up Film and Video Festival, London
2003Cinesthesia Royal Festival Hall Purcell Room, London, Video art. Music: Dai Fujikura, piano: Sarah Nicolls
2003HIBIKI concert, The Embassy of Japan London, Painting inspired by music: piano: Atsuko Niki. Violin: Arisa Fujita

Return to top