Ai Kawakubo

Artist, Jewelry designer, Illustrator, Graphic designer
Born in Japan, grew up in Malaysia. Since 2005, lives and works of artistic activity in Italy.


Expression Tools

Analog tools: Paper, Pen, Colors, Acrylic paint, Wood chip, Metal, Stone, Felt, Photo, Clay, Plaster
...and so on
Degital tools: Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Adobe Flash CS5, XHTML, CSS, Digital Photos


History

2001

Gradueted in Japan

Graduated from Tokyo Polytechnic University. (Faculty of Arts : Department of Imaging Art)

2005

Moved to Italy

Moved to Italy to study Florentine goldsmith and engraving practice.

2006

Started attending the workshops of maestro M.Biliotti, maestro G. Befana and maestro G. Tai.

2009

Group exhibition "Tokyo Fantastic 4"

2011

Group Exhibition "Buon Appetito!" in Japan
Group Exhibition "Buon Appetito!" in Italy

2011

Collaborative work "A+M = AntimaridiaM" with Miki Nagao (Soffio di Sofia)

2012

Group Exhibition "繋がるカケラ - related pieces - 展"

2013

Contemporary Jewelry Collective Exhibition
"ARTISTAR JEWELS EXHIBITION -L'ARTE DA INDOSSARE-" in Milan, Italy

Some of creations have been published in Book "ARTISTAR JEWELS -L'ARTE DA INDOSSARE-"

2014

Contemporary Jewelry Collective Exhibition
"ARTISTAR JEWELS EXHIBITION -from FLOWING ideas to FLAWLESS creations- in Milan, Italy

Some of creations have been published in Book "ARTISTAR JEWELS 2015"

2015

Expo vente d'IZUMI Vol.3 (Paris)

Expo vente collective "l'OpenGallery #02" (Paris)

2016

Expo vente collective "l'OpenGallery #05" (Paris)

Expo vente collective "l'OpenGallery #06" (Paris)

Exhibitions and Activities

Expo vente collective "l'OpenGallery #06" (Paris, France)

May 26 - June 1, 2016
Galerie Espace "Le Marais"
15, rue Elzévir 75003 Paris, France


Expo vente collective "l'OpenGallery #05" (Paris, France)

April 29 - May 4, 2016
Galerie Espace "Le Marais"
15, rue Elzévir 75003 Paris, France


Expo vente collective "l'OpenGallery #02" (Paris, France)

November 24-29, 2015
Galerie Ormesson
13, rue d'Ormesson 75004 Paris, France


Expo Vente d'izumi Vol.3 2015
(Paris, France)

June 16-21, 2015
Galerie 15
15, rue du Pont Louis-Philippe 75004 Paris, France


Artistar Jewels Exhibition 2014
(Milan, Italy)

Dicember 17-21, 2014
Spazio Fondazione Maimeri
corso Cristoforo Colombo 15 Milano, Italy


Artistar Jewels Exhibition 2013
(Milan, Italy)

September 18-23, 2013
Spazio Fondazione Maimeri
corso Cristoforo Colombo 15 Milano, Italy


Tsunagaru Kakera: related pieces 2012

September 16-30, 2012
G+00 (G plus two naughts), Mashiko, Japan


Buon Appetito! 2011 BOSCO in ITALY

October 12-15, 2011
Galleria D.E.A Florence, Italy


Buon Appetito! 2011 BOSCO in JAPAN

June 3-7, 2011
ART IN GALLERY / Tokyo, Japan


2009 Tokyo Fantastic 4 (Tokyo, Japan)

Dicember 14-20, 2009
Design Festa Gallery / Tokyo, Japan