Biografia

Masaaki Ohya è un artista giapponese specializzato nella tecnica dell’incisione e della scultura. Ha tenuto numerose mostre personali in Giappone e in Europa . Ha partecipato a mostre internazionali e ha ottenuto l’ elogio di molti critici d’arte. Masaaki Ohya è nato e cresciuto a Zama City (1972), nella prefettura di Kanagawa in Giappone. Ha conseguito un Master 1998 in Pittura presso Tama Art University di Tokyo, dopo aver studiato incisione con il professor Yukio Fukazawa, Mayumi Morino e Tatsumasa Watanabe. Dopo la laurea nel 1998, ha lavorato come assistente di ricerca presso il Dipartimento di Incisione alla Tama Art University di Tokyo fino all’anno 2000. Nel 2001 è stato membro del Comitato operativo del Tokyo International Mini-print Triennale. Ha vinto il Gran Premio Internazionale per la Stampa d’arte a Cluj in Romania nel 1997. Dal 1997 ha vinto diversi premi tra cui la 14° Biennale Internazionale a Varna (Bulgaria), nel 2008 la 13° Biennale Internazionale di Taiwan e nel 2009 la 9° Biennale d’Arte Grafica a Uzice, in Serbia. Nel 2009 ha vinto una residenza d’artista per un anno a Parigi nell’ambito del programma di studio all’estero per artisti contemporanei sovvenzionato dal governo giapponese, dove ha studiato tecniche di incisione presso l’Atelier Contrepoint. Ohya Masaaki è stato recentemente vincitore della sezione Grafica del Premio Internazionale Combat, in Italia; l'opera presentata, Copperplate drawing n.28 (mezzatinta, 15x11 cm, 2011) è oggi stata acquisita ed esposta presso il Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori di Livorno. Ohya Masaaki è, inoltre, presente nelle collezioni permanenti di diversi musei, come: Tama Art University Museum di Tokyo, Sakima Museum di Okinawa, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts di Tokyo e il Vilnius Graphic Centre di Vilnius.

 

MOSTRE PERSONALI SCELTE:

  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Dowa Kasai Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 1996
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Otemachi Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 1998
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Sudoh Art Museum, Tokyo Japan, 1999
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Gallery Space M, Gunma Japan, 1999
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Otemachi Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2000
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Gallery Space M, Gunma Japan, 2001
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Shonandai Gallery, Kanagawa Japan, 2001
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Heian Gallery, kyoto Japan, 2001
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2002
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Kaede Gallery, Nigata Japan, 2002
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Shonandai Gallery, Kanagawa Japan, 2003
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2004
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Gallery Fort, Cadaqes Spain, 2004
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition, Heian Gallery, Kyoto Japan, 2004
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery219, Tokyo Japan, 2004
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Kaede Gallery, Nigata Japan, 2005
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery Rokutubo, Nigata Japan, 2005
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery Space M, Gunma Japan, 2005
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2006
  • Masaaki Ohya Print Exhibition Shonandai Gallery, Kanagawa Japan, 2006
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery SAOU and TOMOS, Tokyo Japan, 2006
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition, Gallery Mominoki, Tokyo Japan, 2007
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery Space M, Gunma Japan, 2007
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition, Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2008
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery Space M, Gunma Japan, 2009
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition, Shonandai MY Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2010
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2010
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery Anita, Kanagawa Japan, 2010
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2011
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery Musai, Tokyo Japan, 2011
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Sudoh Art Museum, Kanagawa Japan, 2011
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition Gallery Space M, Gunma Japan, 2011
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition, Shonandai MY Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2012
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition, Gallery Seibundo, Kanagawa Japan, 2012
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition, Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2013
  • Masaaki Ohya Exhibition, Gallery Anita, Kanagawa Japan, 2013
  • Masaaki Ohya Solo Exhibition – Prints (A Priori Towane and Copperplate Prints: “Drawing”), Shonandai MY Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 2014

 

MOSTRE COLLETTIVE SCELTE:

  • Mostora Biennal Spain, 1997
  • The 8th International Biennial Print And Drawing Exhibition, R.O.C, 1997
  • The First Mini-Print Biennial Cluj-Romania Romania [Grand Prix], 1997
  • 10th International Miniature Print Exhibition Korea Soul Korea [Selected Prize], 1998
  • Agart World Print Festival Slovakia, 1998
  • 2nd International Exlibris Exhibition Rejeka, 1999
  • International Miniature Print Exhibition Usa [Purchase Award], 1999
  • Hamamatu City Museum Print Exhibition Hamamatu City Museum Japan [Second Prize], 2000
  • Museo Arte Contemporaneo Casaacquarone Argentina [Excelent Prize], 2000
  • The 69th Hanga Exhibition Of The Japan Print Association Japan [Grand Prix], 2001
  • 21st Miniprint Internaitional Cadaques Spain, 2001
  • Contemporary Japanese Print `50, 2002
  • The Tikotin Museum Of Japanese Art(Haifa), 2002
  • 12th International Print Biennal Varna Blugaria [Jury Award], 2003
  • International Print And Drawing Exhibition Thailand [Purchase Award], 2003
  • 23rd Miniprint Internaitional Cadaques Spain [Award], 2003
  • Second International Biennial Of Mini-Prints Tetovo Macedonia, 2003
  • The 11th International Biennial Print And Drawing Exhibition R.O.C [Bronz Award], 2003
  • 5th International Miniprint Triennial Finland, 2004
  • The 5rt International Biennal Of Small Graphic Forms Vilunius Litoania, 2004
  • 5th ”Fabio Bertoni” International Engraving Award, 2004
  • The 6th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition Of Prints Japan, 2005
  • The International Invitation Exhibition Of Prints In Taiwan 2005 Taiwan, 2005
  • 7th Bharat Bhavan International Biennial Of Print Art India, 2006
  • 5th Egyptian International Print Triennale Egypt, 2006
  • International Mini Print 2nd Edition2006 Timisora Romania [Prize Serlection Artist], 2006
  • 14th International Print Biennal Varna Blugaria [Three Equal Awards], 2007
  • Premio Acqui 8th International Biennial Of Engraving Italy, 2007
  • The 7th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition Of Prints Japan, 2007
  • Fourth International Biennial Of Mini Prints -Tetovo Macedonia, 2008
  • International Print Exhibition,Yunnan, China, 2008
  • 13th International Biennial Print Exhibition, R.O.C.(Silver Cca Awardz), 2008
  • IX Graphic Art Biennial Dry Point Uzice 2009 Serbia (Gold Point Award), 2009
  • Plate惻Print Japanese Printmaking In Focus Taiwan National Museum Taiwan, 2010
  • Guanlan International Print Biennial China, 2011
  • XIV International Bienniale Of Small Graphic Form And Exlibris Ostrow Wielkopolski Poland, 2011
  • 15th International Biennial Exhibition Of Engraving Sarcelles France, 2011
  • 14th International Triennial Of Small Graphic Forms Lodz Poland, 2011
  • International Biennial Print Exhibit : 2012 Roc, 2012
  • The 3rd Bangkok Triennale International Print And Drawing Exhibition, 2012
  • International Print Trien, 2012
  • White Light | White Heat, Theca Gallery Lugano, Swiss, 2014