11 Mar 2024      Portfolio uploaded.
11 Mar 2024      Website updated.
15 Dec 2022      Text added to 'Painter Aura/AURAS OF VAN GOGH SERIES'.
14 Sep 2022      For information on art activities and exhibitions, please check our social networks.             
11 Jan 2020       Announcement of solo exhibitions.
20 May 2019      Maruoka Kogyo K.K.'s blog.
11 Apr 2019       Participation in the Hokkaido Art Materials User Show (Turner Colours Corporation).
11 Feb 2019       Exhibit at the 'Acrylic Gouache Biennial 2018' exhibition.
Miho Kitamoto Painter / Contemporary artist
Born 17 July in Hokkaido / Lives and works in Tokyo
MFA in Oil Painting, Tama Art University / BA in Oil Painting, Tama Art University
Assistant teacher at Hokkaido Institute of Art and Design / Lecturer in oil painting at Hokkaido Institute of Art and Design, Tokyo University of the Arts Special Course / Lecturer at Miyanomori Art Club   
Miho Kitamoto pursues and researches the deepest aspects of the human condition and things, focusing on her own philosophy on the themes of events in art history, personal and social identity, faith, genius, characters, the spiritual world, the psyche and the subconscious, and on going beyond common sense and conventional forms. He expresses and creates through intuition, sensitivity and fantastic events. While focusing mainly on pictorial expression, she also works in photography, video and ceramics, and has been heavily influenced by 19th century painting and Marcel Duchamp, whom she continues to study.
In recent years, she has also begun researching the subjects she has been studying since she was an art student: 'genius' and 'inheritance'.
Major solo exhibitions 2020 'Van Gogh's Thoughts' Ginza Tokyo, 2018-2019 'Tenbanza' Sapporo City Museum Hokkaido, 'MOTHER' Ginza Tokyo, major group exhibitions include 2019 'Acrylic Gouache Biennale 2018' Turner Gallery Tokyo, 2017 'Art Fair Sapporo' Cross Hotel Sapporo Hokkaido, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, etc. Eiji Uchida, film 'Only Two on Earth', etc.
Thank you!
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