Curriculum Vitae

Lives and works in Toronto Canada

 

Education

1993 – 1995

New York Academy of Art – M.F.A. – New York, the U.S.A.

1990 – 1993

School of Visual Arts – B.F.A. – New York, the U.S.A.

1989 – 1990

Wagner College – Liberal Arts Studies – New York, the U.S.A.

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada (Up coming)

Chongjiang Contemporary Art Museum (TBD, curated by Cai Qing) – Chongqing, China (Up coming)

First United Building, Escolta – Manila, the Philippines (organized by 98B COLLABoratory) (Up coming)

2015

Najomon, Jomon Period  Natural History Museum – Tsunan, Nigata Prefecture, Japan

2013

” GOLD ~ exspando(- over the letter o, organized by Naoaki Bab),” Block House – Tokyo, Japan

” Beautiful Singapore,” INSTINC – the Republic of Singapore

Somewhere There (curated by Heather White) – Toronto, Canada (Postponed)

2012

” GOD Loves Japan,” The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art – Toronto, Canada

2011

” No. w. here,” James Baird Gallery (opening live painting with cellist Vernon Regehr) – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

” Everybody Loves You 2,” St.John’s downtown Water Street storefronts – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

2010

” PERFECT WORLD (opening performances: deVah String Quartet/ sushi by the artist),” Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada

” Beautiful Japan,”  Showcase/ Megumi Ogita Gallery – Tokyo, Japan

” Beautiful Kyoto,”  Shibunkaku Gallery – Kyoto, Japan

2009 – 2010

Roppongi Hills Club (organized by Fumio Nanjo), Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 51st floor – Tokyo, Japan

2008

Pouch Cove Foundation – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

” Kara ~ Daisuke Takeya,” The Embassy of Japan in Canada (Canada-Japan 80th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations event) – Ottawa, Canada

” Kara (lecture by Gordon Hatt),” The Japan Foundation, Toronto (Canada-Japan 80th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations event) – Toronto, Canada

2007

” Everybody Loves You 2,” Pages Window Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2006

” eyes of a child,” Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2005

” eyes of a child,” Wagner Collage Gallery – Staten Island, New York, the U.S.A.

” eyes of a child,” Galeria Punto – Okayama prefecture, Japan

” eyes of a child,” Kyoto Art Centre – Kyoto, Japan

” eyes of a child,” Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art Annex – Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

2004

” eyes of a child (opening performance by Hideo Arai),”  Prince Takamado Gallery at the Embassy of Canada (Japan-Canada 75th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations event) – Tokyo, Japan (catalogue)

2001

” Everybody Loves You,” Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada

” Everybody Loves You,” Pages Window Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2000

” Everybody Loves You,” Saison Art Program Gallery/ Saison Museum of Modern Art – Tokyo, Japan (catalogue)

1999

Tate Tokyo Residency – Tokyo, Japan

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 – Present

” Field Trip Project Asia,” Shinjuku Creators Festa 2014 (Tokyo, Japan, coodinated by Testui Watanabe, sponsored by Shinjuku Ward), National Institute of Education Art Gallery (Singapore, co-curated with Twardzik Ching Chor Leng, sponsored by the National Arts Council of Singapore), The Philippines (UP Vargas Museum – Manila/Tanauan Elementary School – Layte/University of Philippines Baguio/Cafe Yagam – Baguio, co-curated with Laya Boquiren, sponsored by the Japan Foundation, Manila and the Asia Center) (New), Orange Gallery (Bacolod, the Philippines, co-curated with Noell El Farol) (Cencelled), Jakarta, Indonesia (Detail TBD), Aceh Tsunami Museum (Banda Aceh, Indonesia, coordinated by the director Tomy Mulia Hasan) (Up coming)

2016

” City of Dream,” First Canadian Place Gallery (curated by Kelly McCray) – Toronto, Canada (New)

” Rebirth-Extensions,” Chongjiang Contemporary Art Museum (curated by Cai Qing) – Chongqing, China (Up coming)

” POWER TO THE PEOPLE (details TBD),” EARTH+GALLERY / EARTH+ cafe&bar – Tokyo, Japan (Up coming)

Contemporary Art Biennale of Fukushima 2016 (directed by Koichi Watanabe) – Fukushima Prefecture, Japan (Up coming)

2015

” DIRECTOR’S CHOICE II,” Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2014

” POWER TO THE PEOPLE (with Takashi Murakami, Eiji Moribe, Yozo Takada, Emelie Chhangur, Clara Venice, David Trautrimas, and Machida Power Station),” Green Plaza at Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc – Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Contemporary Art Biennale of Fukushima 2014 (directed by Koichi Watanabe) – Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

MEDI-ARTz Zushi (directed by Michiyuki Ishita) – Kanagawa prefecture, Japan

“Anti-War & Resistance against the Anticipated War (coordinated by Seiichi Tsuchiya, Kenji Kubota, and Mizuki Takahashi),” SNOW Contemporary – Tokyo, Japan

Shinjuku Creators’ Festa 2014 (coordinated by Tatsui Watanabe) – Tokyo, Japan

ARTabata Orihime Project (organized by Takashi Murakami) – Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

” Eighth Annual Summer Exhibition (juried by Matthew Flowers/ director of Flowers, Laura Hoptman/ curator of painting and sculpture department at the MOMA, and Patterson Sims/ president of the board of ICI),”  Flowers – New York, the USA

” Landscape (with Kent Monkman, Kim Dorland and Holly Farrell),” Showcase Megumi Ogita Gallery – Tokyo, Japan

” Contemplation (curated by Peter Chan),” M Gallery – Toronto, Canada

Yoshiwara Super Art Service (organized by Keisuke Abe, Takumi Hashimoto, Azusa Kobayashi and Mina Osawa, coordinated by Mina Osawa) – Tokyo, Japan

2013

” subtleties ~ expand (- over the letter o, organized by Naoaki Bab),” Block House – Tokyo, Japan

” Cloud Museum 2013 (directed by Isamu Muto, coordinated by Emiko Kato and AAN),” Nogoya TV Tower – Nogoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

” NIPPOOUUNPO – GODZILLA and the PHOENIX,” a curatorial project presented by OuUnPo, ten day event for Tokyo/ Yokohama, June 17 – June 27 (coordinated by Per Hüttner and Samon Takahashi, initiated in collaboration with Vision Forum, Global Art and the Museum (at ZKM) in Karlsruhe and Linköpings universitet in Sweden) – Japan

” Bridge Over Troubled Water ~ Izushima Project,” Onagawa Art Season (coordinated by Chie Kajiwara) – Town of Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

” Bell of Hope Shopping Street Art Museum (coordinated by Chie Kajiwara),” – Town of Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

” Light from 311/ Kesennuma memorial exhibition (coordinated by Michiari Saito),” – Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan (Postponed)

” Paint The Halls,” Women’s College Hospital Foundation and Art Battle Canada – Toronto, Canada

” Love ~ Life ~ Laugh: Field Trip Project (with Alex McLeod & Krystle Tabujara, David Trautrimas, and Michael Toke, coordinated by Maki Sato),” Roppongi Art Night 2013, co- presented by the Embassy of Canada in Japan and the Grand Hyatt Tokyo – Tokyo, Japan

” A Day in the Park @ Kwun Tong (curated by Cybil Chiu), ” OSAGE Foundation – Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (Postponed)

2012

Contemporary Art Biennale of Fukushima 2012 (directed by Koichi Watanabe), Fukushima International Airport – Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

2011

” Tohoku Daishinsai Tsunami Relief Charity Exhibition ~ Art for Life (organized by Fumio Nanjo),” Mori Art Museum – Tokyo, Japan

” Looking Backward to the Future: 50 Years of Art at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, an exhibition of selected award winners (curated by Jennifer Rudder),” First Canadian Place Gallery – Toronto, Canada

” Artbound Project,” Kisaruni School for Girls – Masai Mara, Kenya

” Bakers Dozen,” Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada

Galerie St Laurent + Hill – Ottawa, Canada

2010

” Star Portraits wrap-up party and exhibition,” Edward Day Gallery – Toronto, Canada

” Confessions of Love (with Tad Hozumi),”  XPACE Cultural Centre – Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

” BAGART (with BIRDHEAD, curated by Yan Wu),” Up Art Contemporary Art Fair, Gendai Gallery booth, the Gladstone Hotel – Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

” TITLES VI (traveling artist book exhibition, organized by WAY UP WAY DOWN collective),” Musée d’art de Joliette – Quebec, Canada

” Artists’ Book of the Moment,” Art Gallery of York University – Toronto, Canada

” NO ISBN, Salon für Kunstbuch. An Artwork as enterprise,” Neue Kunst Galerie – Leipzig, Germany

Galerie St Laurent + Hill – Ottawa, Canada

2009 – 2010

” BAGART (with BIRDHEAD),” on line project with Art Metropole/ Gendai Gallery  – Toronto, Canada

Galerie St Laurent + Hill – Ottawa, Canada

2008

” Art in Hospital Project,” Okayama Municipal General Hospital – Okayama prefecture, Japan

Galerie St Laurent + Hill – Ottawa, Canada

2007

” Everybody loves you 2 (curated by Michelle Jacques),” Nuit Blanche – Toronto, Canada

” Super PHAT (curated by Marshal Arisman, Reà Sato-Manni, and Retsu Takahashi, organized by Elaine Chow),” School of Visual Art Gallery – New York, New York, the U.S.A. (catalogue)

” 20th Anniversary Group Show,” Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2006

” Humans,”  James Baird Gallery – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

” Island Hopping (with A Collection of Foreign Objects, curated by Jessica Rose),” My Secret city, Nuit Blanche – Toronto, Canada

” Generated Habitat (a site-specific installation, curated by Aleksandra Rdest, Steve Newberry, and Leiko Shimizu),” A Collection of Foreign Objects – Toronto, Canada

2005

Galeria Begona Malone – Madrid, Spain

” Good in Bed,”  James Baird Gallery – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

2003

” Woman,”  James Baird Gallery – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

2001

” Et in Arcadia Ego,”  milk, bedroom gallery – Toronto, Canada

2000

” Figuratively Speaking,”  Michael Gibson Gallery – London, Ontario, Canada

” Still/Motion,”  Edward Day Gallery – Toronto, Canada

” HUGS-Self Reflection (curated by Tiff Izsa),”  Art System – Toronto, Canada

” Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition,”  Toronto City Hall – Toronto, Canada

 

Awards

2015, 2009

Mid career grant (Visual Arts), Ontario Arts Council, Canada

2014

Grand Prize, Revive Japan Cup Art Section, Eco Japan Cup & Revive Japan Cup

2013

Grant in Support of Art-Related International Exchange (curator, Field Trip Project), Pola Art Foundation, Japan

2012

Canada Council for the Arts Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, Canada

2011, 2009

Canada Council for the Arts Art Bank Purchase Award, Canada Council for the Arts, Canada

2000

Ken Purvis Best Portrait Award, The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Canada

1997

Special Prize, Tama Sogo Bijyutsuten Competition, Japan

1995, 1991

Liquitex Excellence in Art Award, the U.S.A.

1993 – 1995

New York Academy of Art Scholarship, the U.S.A.

1993

Dean’s Award, School of Visual Arts, the U.S.A.

1992

Hachette Filipacci Award, Society of Illustrators, the U.S.A.

 

Auctions

2011

” The 13th Cutting Edge,” Seoul Auction – Seoul, the Republic of Korea

2010

” The 12th Cutting Edge,” Seoul Auction – Seoul, the Republic of Korea

 

Art Fairs

Ultra (2014), with Lana Tran

Kensington Market Art Fair (2014), with DAICHI Projects

Art Toronto (2010), with Christopher Cutts Gallery

Up Art Contemporary Art Fair (2010), with BAGART/ Gendai Gallery

SCOPE Miami (2009), with Christopher Cutts Gallery

Art Fair Tokyo (2009, 2010), with Christopher Cutts Gallery

Art Chicago (2009), with Christopher Cutts Gallery

 

Selected Collections

Canada Council for the Arts Art Bank Collection, Ottawa, Canada

Sengokuyama Hills, Tokyo, Japan

Jeffrey E. Epstein Collection, New York, the U.S.A.

Taylor Thompson Collection, Toronto, Canada

Yoshiko Mori Collection, Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Horst Melcher, Berlin, Germany

Josh Coger, the United Kingdom

Craig Kielburger, Toronto, Canada

Seamus O’Reagan, Toronto, Canada

Dale Haddon, New York, the U.S.A.

Ron Murphy, Toronto, Canada

Christopher Cutts, Toronto, Canada

William Halkiew, Toronto, Canada

Fumio Nanjo, Tokyo, Japan

Sanae Yamauchi, Kyoto, Japan

Dai Tanaka, Kyoto, Japan

Art Collector Magazine, Tokyo, Japan

 

Artist in Residence

2016

98B COLLABoratory Escolta – Manila, the Philippines (Up coming)

Chongjiang Contemporary Art Museum – Chongqing, China (Up coming)

2015

Inaugural project at Najomon, Jomon Period  Natural History Museum – Tsunan, Nigata Prefecture, Japan

2013

INSTINC – the Republic of Singapore

Kamiyama Artist In Residence (KAIR: special short residency invitation at its 15th anniversary, coordinated by Emiko Kato and AAN) – Tokushima Prefecture, Japan

Onagawa Artist In Residence – Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

2008, 2006

Pouch Cove Foundation – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

 

Texts

2012 – Present

Monthly column, ” World filled with ART by Daisuke Takeya,” TORJA – Toronto, Canada

2014

” Field Trip Project: traveling 3D Art Exhibitions,” Art Collectors Magazine – Tokyo, Japan

” Art directly connects the disaster affected areas and Canada,” TORJA Magazine – Toronto, Canada

2013

” Field Trip Project: Connecting Canada and the disaster affected areas(co- text with Chie Kajiwara),” Maple Tohoku – Tohoku Canada-Japan Society, Miyagi, Japan

Exclusive interview, ” Rapidly, Beautifully, and Rhythmically. A fighter, artist Ushio Shinohara,” TORJA – Toronto, Canada

Exclusive interview, ” The making of David Liss, the artistic director of Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art by Daisuke Takeya,” TORJA – Toronto, Canada

2012

Exclusive interview, ” What kind of person is Koki Tanaka? The representative of the Japanese Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biannual,” TORJA, July issue – Toronto, Canada

Article, ” Artists in Conversation – Max Dean and Hiraki Sawa at the AGO,” TORJA, June issue – Toronto, Canada

Article, ” What Toronto’s art needs,”TORJA, September issue – Toronto, Canada

2011

Essay inclusion,” BAGART Toronto shopping guide,” BAGART/ Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2007 – 2010

Monthly column, ” Daisuke Sensei no Zatsugaku Art (Teacher Daisuke’s Art Trivia),” BITS Magazine – Toronto, Canada

2010

Catalogue essay, ” Problem Forward, New Creators Series 03: Bungalow Colony,”  Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2009

Catalogue essay, ” Never ending family, New Creators Series 02: EXTENSIONS,”  Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2007

Catalogue essay, ” New Creators Series 01: Photo Lab,”  Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2006 – 2008

Monthly column, ” Children’s artwork selected by Daisuke Takeya,” MADO – The Window of Arts – Tokyo, Japan

2006

” My attempt to teach art- effective use of starter in class,” Jijitsu to Sozo (Reality and Creativity, a critical educational journal in Japan), pp17-24, March, Ikkei Shobo Press – Tokyo, Japan, ISSN – 0285-208X

2004

” Life and works of artist Kazuo Nakamura,” The New Canadian – Toronto, Canada

2002

Introductory  essay, ” Risa Campaign in Toronto – Big in Japan: 6 Japanese contemporary art stars,” Nikka Times – Toronto, Canada

 

Bibliography

2015

Soria De Veyra, Jojo: Kinds of Relief on Field Trip Project Asia’s take on the randoseru as relief carrier, diskurso, Filipino art magazine on line, November 23 – Manila, the Philippines (New)

2014

Miyata, Ken: An art exhibit with energy issues opened after 3days delay, Kahoku Shimpo Publishing Co., Social section p25, October 10th – Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Ishibashi, Hideaki: Tohoku-Electric Power Co., Inc. requested the removal of an artwork from an exhibition, Asahi News Paper/ Miyagi section p29, October 13th – Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Miyata, Ken: Energy issue provoked by Art, Kahoku Shimpo Publishing Co., Culture section p22, October 5th – Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Okamoto, Sayaka: An interview with Daisuke Takeya about his work GOLD Coating, Shinjuku Creators Festa 2014 website, September 1st – Tokyo, Japan

Smart, Amy: Art exhibit at Maritime Museum honors tsunami relief effort, Times Colonist/ LIFE section p1, June 20th – Victoria, Canada

Saunders, Keiko Miyamatsu: Toronto artist Daisuke Takeya holds Field Trip Project exhibit in Victoria, July 24th – Toronto, Canada

2013

Tokushima Shimbun Newspaper: Kamiyama Artist In Residence exhibition starts tomorrow, p17, October 28 – Tokushima Prefecture, Japan

Tokushima Shimbun Newspaper: Backpacks as relief suplies reused as artworks – exhibition starts tomorrow at Kamiyama, p18, October 26 – Tokushima Prefecture, Japan

Sankei News Paper: Backpack artwork makes cities and its people energetic – relief supplies for the Great East Japan Earthquake reused, p20, August 7 – Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Japan Today: Grand Hyatt Tokyo joins Roppongi Art Night in support of Tohoku recovery effort, March 22 – Tokyo, Japan

Fukushima Art Biennale 2012 Book – Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

TORJA,  New Music Festival: Chamber Music of Steven Mackey II,  p29, January 2013 issue – Toronto, Canada

2012

ArtSync Book 2012-2013 – Toronto, Canada

Whyte, Ewan: GOD Loves Japan – Toronto, Canada

Morgenstern, Yoko: Nikkei Voice, Japanese section, May issue – Toronto, Canada

Lee, Kyungmin: Special feature: ‘ Making as Living,’ After 3.11 Great East Japan Earthquake ~ Takeya Daisuke, Wolganmisool Monthly Art Magazine, p94-95, March issue – Seoul, the Republic of Korea

White, Heather: On Now >> God Loves Japan @ MOCCA, ArtSync – Toronto, Canada

Kim, Sang: ” God Loves Japan,” installation by Daisuke Takeya, Toronto To Japan: Hope Blossoms, March 6th – Toronto, Canada

Fane, Kate: On Now >> Tasman Richardson, Peter Doig, Tim Gardner, Sarah Anne Johnson, and Daisuke Takeya at the MOCCA, ArtSync – Toronto, Canada

Grigorescu, Alexsandra: Hot Art: Immersive Experiences at MOCCA, Where.ca, February 3rd – Toronto, Canada

Reheel, Jason: Five things to do this week: Feb.4-10, POSTED TORONTO, National Post, February 3rd – Toronto, Canada

Museum Publicity.com: Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art announces Daisuke Takeya. GOD Loves Japan, January 28

ART TORONTO: Daisuke Takeya: GOD Loves Japan – Toronto, Canada

Art Knowledge News: The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art Features Three New Exhibitions

The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art: Newsletter winter 2012 – Toronto, Canada

Iromoto, Nobuo: Daisuke Takeya, GOD Loves Japan, an exhibition on a theme of The Great East Japan Earthquake, Nikka Times, February 23rd – Toronto, Canada

BITS Magazine: GOD Loves Japan, February 17th – Toronto, Canada

Iromoto, Nobuo: Toronto artist Daisuke Takeya creates official poster for ” Light from 311/ Kesennuma,” Nikka Times, February 23rd – Toronto, Canada

TORJA: GOD Loves Japan, April issue – Toronto, Canada

Wén, J.C.: God Loves Japan raises awareness about Japan’s recovery efforts, Nikkei Voice, REVIEW, p10, March issue – Toronto, Canada

Academy on view: DAISUKE TAKEYA (MFA 1995), God Loves Japan, New York Academy of Art, January 9th – New York, the U.S.A.

2011

Haire, Cecil: “I Love You,” interview with Daisuke Takeya, The St. John’s Morning Show, CBC Radio, September 9th – NewFoundland and Labrador, Canada

Bradbury, Tara: Daisuke Takeya, Japanese artist presents three new works, Entertainment section, The Telegram, September 9th – NewFoundland and Labrador, Canada

Uddin, Farhana: Art Show benefit victims of Japan earthquake and tsunami,   The Toronto Observer, March 28th – Toronto, Canada

Chen, Marcia: Drinking tea, buying art for Japan, City TV News Toronto, March 24th – Toronto, Canada

Iromoto, Noriko: Soul for Japan, Nikka Times, March 31st – Toronto, Canada

Hirata, Makoto: ASHITA: Artists for Japan, Nikka Times, March 31st – Toronto, Canada

Hirata, Makoto: PechaKucha Night in Toronto, Nikka Times, April 21st – Toronto, Canada

2010

Star Portraits: Interview with an artist Daisuke Takeya, Bravo TV – Toronto, Canada

ORBITAL – Roppongi Hills Club News: Gazing at the Japanese sky from just a little further beyond – Daisuke Takeya kara, Art at Roppongi Hills Club/ Lifestyle section, p18, January/February 2010 issue – Tokyo, Japan

Purvis, Matthew: Daisuke Takeya at Christopher Cutts, Art Agenda, BlogTO, July – Toronto, Canada

Dick, Terence: Daisuke Takeya at Christopher Cutts, AKIMBLOG, June 24th – Toronto, Canada

Sandals, Leah: Unedit my heart, June 1st – Toronto, Canada

Neave, Marissa: Confessions of Love: Interview with Tad Hozumi & Daisuke Takeya by Marissa Neave, XPACE Cultural Centre, February – Toronto, Canada

Dick, Terence: Daisuke Takeya at XPACE, AKIMBLOG, March 4th – Toronto, Canada

KALONSNET: Daisuke Takeya: Beautiful Japan, March 25th – Tokyo, Japan

BITS Magazine: Confessions of Love, Topics, February – Toronto, Canada

Iromoto, Nobuo: 10th Anniversary in Toronto, 40 years old, Daisuke Takeya at Christopher Cutts Gallery, Nikka Times – Toronto, Canada

2008

Milanovic, Maja: On a journey with curious mind, Current, cover story, September 4 – 15th – St.John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Milanovic, Maja: On a journey with curious mind, exhibition catalogue, The Japan Foundation, Toronto – Toronto, Canada

Jager, David: Outsider Takeya looks in, Japanese artist bridges cultures in works full of double meanings, NOW MAGAZINE, ART section, March 20 – 26th – Toronto, Canada

Thérrien, Marie-Josée: Interview with Daisuke Takeya, Metro Morning, CBC Radio, March – Toronto, Canada

CFRA 580 Radio: Kara ~ Daisuke Takeya at the Embassy of Japan in Canada, July 12 – Ottawa, Canada

2006

BITS Magazine: Special Dialogue: Artist Daisuke Takeya x York University professor Ted Goosen, cover story, March – Toronto, Canada

2005

Visual Arts Briefs: Book ‘Em, School of Visual Arts, December 16th – New York, U.S.A.

Zushi Hayama Akiya Newspaper: Welcome back elder brother as a teacher, p11, March 1st – Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

2004

Satterthwaite, Julian: Artist’s inner child comes out to play, THE DAILY YOMIURI, ART section p7, December 2nd – Tokyo, Japan

Kuriyama, Fumiko: Daisuke Takeya’s eyes of a child, MADO -The Window of Arts, Exhibitions Preview, p169, October 21st – Tokyo, Japan

Croissant: Welcome to exhibitions, p147, November 25th – Tokyo, Japan

Asahi News paper: Exhibitions, November 30th – Tokyo, Japan

The Japan Times: Artist views world with child’s eyes, December 17th – Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo News Paper: Take a walk with art, eyes of a child: by Daisuke Takeya, p22, October 28th – Tokyo, Japan

2001

Farkas, Suzanne: TORONTO’S WINDOW GALLERIES- All you need is love  – YEAR 01 FORUM: ISSUE#8, Spring 2001 – Toronto, Canada

Sato, Sumi: Everybody Loves You: Mixed media installation by Daisuke Takeya, The New Canadian, English p1, February 15th – Toronto, Canada

Sato, Sumi: Everybody Loves You: Mixed media installation by Daisuke Takeya, The New Canadian, Japanese p7, February 8th – Toronto, Canada

Gordon, D: Sheets come off &, Toronto Star, February 25th-Toronto milk.bedroom gallery: Bravo! News, March 22nd – Toronto, Canada

2000

Purvis, Jennifer: Untruly, unmadly, shallowly in love, The Japan Times, Art section, August 6th – Tokyo, Japan

Ishii, Masanobu: Everybody Loves You, Saison Art Program exhibition catalogue, Saison Museum of Modern Art, August – Tokyo, Japan

Saison Museum of Modern Art: Everybody Loves You, Newsletter #14, August – Tokyo, Japan

Neumann, Peter: Everybody loves you, Art Reviews(independent) – Tokyo, Japan

Zushi Hayama Akiya Newspaper: Emerging Artist Daisuke Takeya, August – Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

 

TV/ Radio Appearances

2013

” HEART TO HEART~WE ARE ONE~,” JAM THE WORLD (hosted by Junya Hiura), 21:37 ~ 21:42, October 28, J Wave – Tokyo, Japan

2012

A documentary directed by Tali Dudin, ArtSync, Rogers TV channel 10 – Toronto, Canada (Up coming)

” Interview with Daisuke Takeya at the MOCCA – Museum Hop February 2, 2012,” ArtSync, Rogers TV channel 10, February 10 – Toronto, Canada

2011

” Artbound pARTy – Interview with visual artist Daisuke Takeya,” CP24, September 23 – Toronto, Canada

” ASHITA: Artists for Japan,” Wai Wai Wide, Japanese TV program, Station CFMT, April – Toronto, Canada

2010

” Star Portraits – portrait of Craig Kielburger,”  Bravo TV, October 16th – Toronto, Canada

” Interview with an artist – Daisuke Takeya,” Wai Wai Wide, Japanese TV program, Station CFMT, February 21st and 28th – Toronto, Canada

2008

Rogers Cable 10, Interview with Daisuke Takeya, Asian Inspiration, April – Toronto, Canada

Omura-Harkness, Eri: Interview with an artist – Daisuke Takeya, Wai Wai Wide, Japanese TV program, Station CFMT, March 23rd – Toronto, Canada

2001

” Interview with an artist – Daisuke Takeya,” Wai Wai Wide, Japanese TV program, Station CFMT, March 18th – Toronto, Canada

 

Publications

2016

” Daisuke Takeya Solo Museum Project (working title: essays by Fumio Nanjo, David Liss, and more TBA),” – Toronto, Canada (Up coming)

” Alice’s Adventures in Fukushima (working title),” – Canada and Japan (Up coming)

2013

” Perfect World (essay by Fumio Nanjo),” Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada, ISBN 978-1-927376-04-1

2005

” eyes of a child (essays by Goro Suzuki and Atsuko Harada),” Ikkei Shobo Press- Tokyo, Japan, ISBN 4-87074-137-7 C3037

 

Curatorial Studies

2014 – Present

Representative/ Curator, ” Field Trip Project Asia,” Shinjuku Creators Festa 2014 (Tokyo, Japan, coodinated by Testui Watanabe, sponsored by Shinjuku Ward), National Institute of Education Art Gallery (Singapore, co-curated with Twardzik Ching Chor Leng, sponsored by the National Arts Council of Singapore), The Philippines (UP Vargas Museum – Manila/Tanauan Elementary School – Layte/University of Philippines Baguio/Cafe Yagam – Baguio, co-curated with Laya Boquiren, sponsored by the Japan Foundation, Manila and the Asia Center) (New), Orange Gallery (Bacolod, the Philippines, co-curated with Noell El Farol) (Cencelled), Jakarta, Indonesia (Detail TBD), Aceh Tsunami Museum (Banda Aceh, Indonesia, coordinated by the director Tomy Mulia Hasan) (Up coming)

2012 – Present

Representative/ Curator, ” Field Trip Project (Canada – Japan joint traveling exhibitions, coordinated by Chie Kajiwara for venues in Japan),” Onagawa Temporary Housing, Birdo Flugas (Shiogama), Minamimachi cadocco (Kesennuma), Echigo Tsumari Triennale (guerilla exhibit, Nigata), TOKYO SOURCE preview room, Kofu Art Festival, Hiyori Art Center (Ishinomaki), Sagami Kazekko Children’s Outdoor Art Festival/Joshibi University Art Museum (Sagamihara), Sakuradai Elementary School Museum (Sagamihara), Maebashi Children’s Cultural Centre, Seishin Kindrgarten (Maebashi), Roppongi Art Night/Roppongi Hills Program (coordinated by Maki Sato, Tokyo), Enokojima Art, Culture and Creative Center Osaka Prefecture, Onagawa Art Season (coordinated by Chie Kajiwara, Onagawa), Artown in Misato 2013 (directed by Koichi Watanabe, Aizu Misato, Fukushima), Kamiyama Artist In Residence (coordinated by Emiko Kato and AAN, Tokushima), Cloud Museum (directed by Isamu Muto, coordinated by Emiko Kato and AAN, Nagoya),  Prince Takamado Gallery at the Embassy of Canada in Japan, IDEA Exchange Design at Riverside (co-curated by Esther Shipman), The Maritime Museum of BC (coordinated by Jonathan Irwin, co- curated with Anissa Paulsen), The Textile Museum of Canada (Eutopia, an exhibition curated by Farah Yusuf) (New) and more locations TBA – Japan/ Canada

2014

Curator, ” POWER TO THE PEOPLE (with Takashi Murakami, Eiji Moribe, Yozo Takada, Emelie Chhangur, Clara Venive, David Trautrimas, and Machida Power Station),” Green Plaza at Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc – Sendai, Japan/EARTH+GALLERY / EARTH+ cafe&bar – Tokyo, Japan (Up coming)

2013

Curator, ” Love ~ Life ~ Laugh: Field Trip Project(with Alex McLeod & Krystle Tabujara, David Trautrimas, and Michael Toke, coordinated by Maki Sato),” Roppongi Art Night 2013, co- presented by the Embassy of Canada in Japan and the Grand Hyatt Tokyo – Tokyo, Japan

Coordinator, ” A Day in the Park @ Kwun Tong (with Cybil Chiu), ” OSAGE Foundation – Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (Postponed)

2011

Co- director, ” Ashita: Artists for Japan, a disaster relief event for Japan (with Rafi Ghanaghounian),” The Great Hall – Toronto, Canada

2010

Co- curator, ” New Creators Series 03: Bungalow Colony (with Siya Chen),” Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

2009

Co- curator, ” New Creators Series 02: EXTENSIONS (with Meiko Maruyama),” Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

Co- curator, ” Extension II: SKETCHES, MODELS + PROTOTYPES Documentation (with Meiko Maruyama),” The Japan Foundation, Toronto library – Toronto, Canada

2007

Co- curator, ” New Creators Series 01: Photo Lab (with Maiko Tanaka),” Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

 

Teaching Experience/ Lecture/ Workshop

2016

Presentation, ” Should we admit our failure in Multiculturalism (but still investigating it)? Case studies from Field Trip Project,” Cultural Typhoon 2016, Tokyo University of the Arts – Tokyo, Japan (Up coming)

Lecture, ” Field Tripping, Art Chats (organized by Farah Yusuf),” Textile Museum of Canada – Toronto, Canada (New)

2015

Art workshop for grade one and two students, ” Trauma Release workshop ~ Field Trip Project Asia: Philippines (with Paul Albert Quiano, Aze Ong, Jason Domling, organized by Laya Boquiren)” Cabuynan Elementary School – Tnauan, Layte, the Philippines (New)

Lecture, ” Disaster Risk Management and Trauma Release Symposium~ Field Trip Project Asia (with Dr. Arnel E. Jovan, Dr. Arthur Joseph I. Vito Cruz, coordinated by Ria Cayton), ” the PLDT Hall, the Departments of Arts, History, and Asia Pacific Studies of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Asia and the Pacific – Ortegas, the Philippines (New)

Lecture, ” Field Trip Project (with Joan Medrano, organized by Laya Boquiren)” University of Philippines Baguio, the Philippines (New)

Artist Talk, “Field Trip Project Asia (with Andres Jose Garcia Bolarda, Paul Albert Quiano, Aze Ong, Mervy Pueblo, Noell El Farrol, moderated by Marika B. Constantino, organized by Laya Boquiren and 98B)” 98B Escolta – Manila, the Philippines (New)

Artist Talk, “Field Trip Project Asia(with local artists, organised by Laya Boquiren and Mariko Sorimachi)” Cafe Yagam – Baguio, the Philippines (New)

2012 – Present

Art workshop, ” Field Trip Project + DAICHI Projects” – Japan/ Canada

2014

Lecture, ” Field Trip Project Asia (organized by Alexander Yang),” Independent Archive & Resource Centre – the Republic of Singapore

Opening special talk session, Shinjuku Creators’ Festa 2014 (with Noboru Tsubaki, Vincent Twardzik Ching, Twardzik Ching Chor Leng, Emiko Kato, Hiroko Nakayama/the mayor of Shinjuku Ward, moderated by Tetsui Watanabe) – Tokyo, Japan

Lecture, ” Takashi Murakami and his influence in Contemporary Japanese Art, and Mono-ha (coordinated by Janfer Chung),” A Selling Exhibition of Contemporary Asian Art, Waddington’s Auction House – Toronto, Canada

Art workshop for children with Artbound in support of Free The Children, Kisaruni School for Girls – Masai Mara, Kenya

2013

Panelist for a symposium (TBA), Kamiyama Artist In Residence (KAIR) – Tokushima Prefecture, Japan

Presenter ” Hills Breakfast Vol. 29 (coordinated by Maki Sato),” Roppongi Hills – Tokyo, Japan

Facilitator/ live interpreter for ” Kamiyama Good!,” a children’s art workshop with Emelie Chhangur, Dyan Marie and Jon Sasaki, Kamiyama Artist In Residence (KAIR: special short residency invitation at its 15th anniversary, coordinated by Emiko Kato) – Tokushima Prefecture, Japan

Organizer/coordinator/moderator,  ” Crossing boundaries: Possibilities of Field Trip Project – a symposium (with Shingo Yamano, Shinya Ominami, Kuniyoshi Katsu, Dyan Marie, Kazushi Mogi, Chihiro Nakadaira, Chie Kajiwara, Emelie Chhangur, Emiko Kato, Jon Sasaki and Yoko Kobayashi-Baker, co-organized with Reiko Kosaka and Waon Yoshihara),” Enokojima Art, Culture and Creative Center Osaka Prefecture – Osaka, Japan

Concept maker/instructor, Everyone’s ABC (Brand new art school for children) – Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

Presenter, ” AAN Portfolio Meeting vol.8 (Critics: Hori Motoaki/ chief curator of Tokyo Opera City Gallery and Shingo Yamano/ director of Koganecho Area Aanagement Center),” Creative Hub 131 – Tokyo, Japan

Panelist for a symposium, ” Can art and culture bind communities’ need? (with Fumihiko Sumitomo, Kenichi Nagata, Chie Kajiwara, Yuta Nakajima, moderated by Kazuji Mogi),” Seishin Kindergarten – Maebashi, Japan

Art workshop for children, ” Smiling City Project,” OSAGE Foundation – Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China (Postponed)

2012

Panelist for a symposium, ” A year after : Artists talk on activities for recovery from Tohoku quake (with Katsuhiko Hibino, Yoshiaki Kaihatsu, Kensuke Miyazaki, moderated by Toshio Shimizu, and coordinated by Takahide Tsuchiya),” Roppongi Agora, Roppongi Art Night, Tokyo Midtown Atrium – Tokyo, Japan

Guest presenter, ” Pechakucha 14 (coordinated by Vivien Leung),” The Gladstone Hotel – Toronto, Canada

Art workshop for children, ” GOD Loves Japan ~ We will build our city! (coordinated by Katy Laird),” The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art – Toronto, Canada

Lecture, ” GOD Loves Japan,” The Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art – Toronto, Canada

Art workshop for children, ” Listen with your eyes, A Musical Life-Drawing Class (featuring Music in the Barns Chamber Ensemble, coordinated by Carol Gimbel),” CLASSICAL FOR KIDS! (a series with Barry Shiffman and David Amram), Music in the Barns/ Theatre Direct – Toronto, Canada

2011

” Best painting ever! – first time in life,” painting workshop and mural for children with Artbound in support of Free The Children, Kisaruni School for Girls – Masai Mara, Kenya

Guest presenter, ” Global Pechakucha Day + Inspire Japan/ a presentation of ASHITA: Artists for Japan (with Rafi Ghanaghounian, coordinated by Vivien Leung),” Toronto Design Exchange – Toronto, Canada

2010

Panelist for a symposium, ” Extracurricular Part I: Panel 1 – Between the Classroom and Studio (with Amos Latteier, Stephanie Springgay on Diane Borsato’s work, moderated by Carmen Mörsch, and organized by Maiko Tanaka),” Justina M Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto – Toronto, Canada

2009

Co- moderator for a panel discussion, ” Extension I: Natural/ Interventionfeaturing works by Heather Keung, John McMinn, Yam Lau, and Haji Nakamura (with Meiko Maruyama),” The Japan Foundation, Toronto – Toronto, Canada

2007 – 2008

Faculty (painting and figure structure),  Avenue Road Arts School – Toronto, Canada

2008

Lecture,” Artist Daisuke Takeya, On a journey with curious mind,” The Japan Foundation, Toronto – Toronto, Canada

Lecture,” Artist Daisuke Takeya, On a journey with curious mind,” The Embassy of Japan in Canada – Ottawa, Canada

2006

Workshop and lecture ” The Third Annual Okayama Children’s Art Book Festival” – Okayama Prefecture, Japan

Lecture ” eyes of a child (with Laura Horne),” Christopher Cutts Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2005

Lecture ” eyes of a child,” Wagner College Gallery – Staten Island, New York, the U.S.A.

Workshop and lecture ” Nihongo Art Contest 2005,” The Japan Foundation, Toronto – Toronto, Canada

Art workshop, Galeria Punto – Okayama Prefecture, Japan

Art workshop, Kyoto Art Center – Kyoto, Japan

Art workshop for G1-G9 students, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art – Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Invitational lectures on self-portrait, Hayama Municipal Elementary School – Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

2002 – 2007

Faculty (visual art: pre-kindergarten – Grade 12), La Citadelle International Academy of Arts & Science – Toronto, Canada

1997 – 1999

Faculty (anatomical drawing, painting, figure structure), Tokyu Seminar BE Shibuya – Tokyo, Japan

 

Selected Collaborative Projects

2014 – Present

” Fukushima NO ALICE Project (with Yukiko Sato),” Unknown Asia art fair- Osaka (New)/ 3331 salon des artistes independents – Chiyoda 3331 Arts Festival 2014 (directed by Masato Nakamura), 3331 Arts Chiyoda – Tokyo/ 311 Memorial Exhibition (organized by Takashi Murakami), Space Zero – Tokyo/ Yamagata central library – Yamagata, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan/ Kensington Market Art Fair – Toronto, Canada

2013

” Kangaeyo (Think) Project, 10th Anniversary Roppongi Hills (coordinated by Maki Sato),” a special message ~ hint to be inspired, to think, and to imagine – Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan

” Bell of Hope Shopping Street Art Museum (coordinated by Chie Kajiwara),” the official poster image painting- Town of Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

” Debris,” original postcard created with OuUnPo, at ” NIPPOOUUNPO – GODZILLA and the PHOENIX,” Tokyo/ Yokohama – Japan

” University of Toronto New Music Festival,” live painting with violinist Lynn Kuo, featuring original composition Interior Design for solo violin by Steven Mackey, Walter Hall, University of Toronto Faculty of Music – Toronto, Canada

Somewhere There (curated by Heather White) – Toronto, Canada (Postponed)

” A Dream Called Laundry (theatrical play with writer Sang Kim),” – Toronto, Canada (Postponed)

Arte Infinitus (live painting with violinist Lynn Kuo, dancer/ choreographer Jeremy Nasmith, and dancer Tomoe Yamasaki),” – Toronto, Canada (Postponed)

2011 – 2013

” Travelling into your bookshelf project by Movana Chen” – Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

2012

 Elements of Essence,” Les AMIS concert, featuring Süsse Stille, sanfte Quelle from Neun Deutschen Arien fur Soprano by G.F. Handel, La Fontaine d’Aréthuse from Mythes for Violin and Piano by K. Szymanowski, and Jeux d’eau for Piano by M. Ravel, with Erin Cooper Gay(soprano), Lynn Kuo(violin), and Erika Crinó(piano), Gallery 345 – Toronto, Canada

” The Underdogs reading (coordinated by Sarah Beaudin),” live painting with poet Michael Scott as Wateredown, Culture Days, The Central – Toronto, Canada

” Acts of Poetry (coordinated by Dyan Marie),” BIG on Bloor Festival project with Toronto New School of Writing – Toronto, Canada

” Why Does Chocolate Taste So Delicious?,” live painting and story telling based on the titled book by Nodoka Handa with VPV, JAVA Pub Night, Alio Bar – Toronto, Canada

” Mini Art Koinobori + Daichi Capsule (with Koichi Watanabe and Fukushima University),” – Fukushima International Airport, Japan/ the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Magic Pony, the Art Metropole, and the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre – Toronto, Canada/ OSAGE Foundation – Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

” Light from 311/ Kesennuma (coordinated by Michiari Saito),” the official project image painting – Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

2011

” Friend Me, Facebook profile paintings by Carole Freeman,” Edward Day Gallery – Toronto, Canada

” Viva La Vida (a Coldplay variation), live painting with deVah String Quartet featuring Emily Hau, Moira Burke, Liza McLellan, and Sharon Lee,” VIP reception, Evolution of POP/ ARTBOUND pARTty – Toronto, Canada

” Opening live painting with cellist Vernon Regehr,” James Baird Gallery – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

” Fencer vs. Samurai (with fencer/ painter Nils Fischer),” Bloor Alternative Art Fair (coordinated by Johnson Ngo), Big on Bloor Street Festival – Toronto, Canada

” Seven Samurai directed by Akira Kurosawa (opening live painting with VPV),” The Japanese Canadaian Cultural Centre – Toronto, Canada

” Akes Waves Makes Wakes (live poetry reading with VPV),” Ashita: Artists for Japan, a disaster relief event for Japan, The Great Hall – Toronto, Canada

” Akes Waves Makes Wakes (live painting and poetry reading with Tatsu),” Humber College fundraising dinner, Humber College – Toronto, Canada

” 311 (live painting with VP+V),” Soul For Japan, a disaster relief event for Japan, Hart House (Amber Room), University of Toronto – Toronto, Canada

 

Additional Education

2012

” Poetry Chapbook Workshop (led by James Dewar),” The League of Canadian Poets – Toronto, Canada

2011

” Influency Poetry Salon (led by Margaret Christakos),” Continuing eduction, University of Toronto – Toronto, Canada

2006

Bachelor of Education in Adult Education course, the Brock University – St.Catherine, Canada

” Building Effective Programs from Quality Assessment,” Certificate of Professional Learning, Curriculum Services Canada – Toronto, Canada

2006, 2002

International Baccalaureate Visual Art Instructor Workshop – Toronto, Canada

2005

” Seikatsuga wo Kangaerukai,”  pedagogy workshop for art teachers, Hayama International Exchange Centre – Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

2003

The 10th Summer Pedagogy Workshop for K-12 Teachers of Japanese Language in North America, The Japan Foundation Language Centre – Los Angeles, the U.S.A.

 

Other Activities

1991- Present

Freelance interpreter/ translator, Japanese and English

1991- Present

Independent art writer

2010 – 2013

Artist and Ambassador, ARTBOUND

2013

Member, Onagawa Art Season organizing committee – Town of Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

2012

Official interpretor for Ando Masanobu, Mjölk  – Toronto, Canada

2001- 2012

Executive member, {president (2002, 2003), advisor (2004- 2012)}, Japanese Visitors Association (JAVA) – Toronto, Canada

2006 – 2010

Executive member, {member of the board of directors (2006-2009), programming director (2009-2010), the programming committee member (2006- 2010)}, Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada

2005 – 2009

Executive member, {chair judge (2005), vice president (2006, 2008), president (2007)}, Nihongo Art Contest Organizing Committee, The Japan Foundation Toronto (2005), Gendai Gallery (2006 – Present) – Toronto, Canada

2009

Official interpretor/ assistant for Kyohei Sakaguchi, ” Nuit Blanche (curated by Makiko Hara),” Liberty Village – Toronto, Canada

2007 – 2008

Japanese language instructor, Toronto District of School Board – Toronto, Canada

2008

Official interpretor/ assistant for Takahiro Fujiwara, ” Nuit Blanche (curated by Gordon Hatt),” Eaton Centre – Toronto, Canada

2002 – 2007

Japanese language instructor, the third language department {department head (2004 – 2006)},  La Citadelle International Academy of Arts and Science – Toronto, Canada

2002 – 2004

Japanese literature and history instructor, Nisshu Gakuin Japanese Heritage School – Toronto, Canada

2004

Official translator/ interpreter of Shoichi Aoki lecture, ” No Kimono (Japan – Canada fashion show curated by Rafi Ghanaghounian),” Toronto Design Exchange – Toronto, Canada

2002

Assistant painter, Jeff Koons Studio – New York, the U.S.A.

Official interpretor/ assistant for Hiroyuki Matsukage, Takahiro Fujiwara, and Risa Sato, ” BIG in Japan (curated by Catherine Osbourne),”  Cambridge Gallery – Cambridge, and Gendai Gallery – Toronto, Canada

1998 – 1999

Gallery assistant, Nishimura gallery – Tokyo, Japan

1996 – 1998

Art director, Yomi Studio – Osaka, Japan

1995 – 1996

Mural painting specialist, MODE WORKS – New York, the U.S.A.

1991 – 1995

Apprentice, sushi and tempura chef, Genji Japanese Restaurant – New York, the U.S.A.