Kentaro Okawara (大河原 健太郎)
Born 1989
Based in Tokyo, Japan

Contact:
studio@kentaro0308.com
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Education:
Tokyo Polytechnic University Faculty of Arts / 2011

Okawara creates paintings and 3D objects inspired by his postcard exchange with his grandmother during his childhood.
Okawara’s carefree work, under the theme of love, features various colors and motifs evoked from a stream of consciousness.

Solo Exhibitions:
JUST YOUR SMILE / at Roppongi Hills A/D Gallery / Tokyo, Japan / 2019
LOVE STORY / at BINCAN / Seoul,South Korea / 2018
TRIP OF LOVE / at FISK Gallery / Portland,Oregon / 2018
WITH YOU / at Inspired by Starbucks 5,Daizawa / Tokyo,Japan / 2017
SAVE MY LOVE / at New Alternative / Kagoshima,Japan / 2017
Little Homie / at OMOTESANDO ROCKET / Tokyo,Japan / 2017
MOOD / at SOBO Gallery / Tokyo,Japan / 2016
DUST OF LIFE / at Space M / Tokyo,Japan / 2014
Feel Good / at Web Gallery of GUARDIAN GARDEN / 2014

Group Exhibitions:
U30 Competition vol.0 / at New Alternative / Kagoshima,Japan / 2017
DINOSAUR EXPO / at On Reading / Aichi,Japan / 2016
Music Illustration Aword 2015 / at KATA / Tokyo,Japan / 2015
NINJAS Release Exhibition / at Anagra / Tokyo,Japan / 2015
ART WANK / at The TATE Gallery / Sydney,Australia / 2013
TRIPPY SOULS / at hotori / Tokyo,Japan / 2012

Publications:
Art Book “Kentaro Okawara” / Published by TANG DENG / 2019
ZINE “I’m Fuckin Great” / Published by CANCAN Press / 2019
Picture Book Project / Published by POO POO BOOKS / 2016-2019
“Drawings” / Published by Burning Paper / 2014
“Clavicle” / Published by Genius Yellow Monkey / 2014


© Kentaro Okawara 2016