Aiko Tezuka


Selected works

  • Biography

    1976     Born in Tokyo, Japan

    Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


    2006 - 2009    Worked as an instructor in Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto; Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto; Kibi International University, Okayama, Japan

    2005     Completed Ph.D in Painting at the Art Research Department of Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan

    2001     Completed Master‘s Degree in Painting at Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan

    1999       Graduated in Painting from Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan



    Stardust Letters. Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan, JULY 18th - NOV 8th

    Lessons for Restoration. MAGO, Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway, JUNE 27th - SEP 27th 2015

    Unraveling, Restoring. Ayala Museum, Manila, Philippines, JUNE 8th - JULY 19th 2015


    Thin Membrane, Pictures Come Down. Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, Germany

    Certainty / Entropy. Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, Germany

    Certainty / Entropy. Third Floor Hermès Singapore, Singapore

    Art Basel Hong Kong. Michael Janssen Berlin, Hong Kong


    Rewoven. Michael Janssen Berlin, Berlin, Germany

    Ghost - Suspended Organs. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

    Ghost - Suspended Organs. Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, Germany


    Prism Lag. Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum, Kyoto, Japan

    Transparent Fruits. KENJI TAKI Gallery, Nagoya and Tokyo, Japan


    Fragile Surface – Cat‘s Cradle. KENJI TAKI Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


    Aiko Tezuka. Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company South Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


    Sewing up, in between Ghosts. Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

    Thin Film, Underground Forest. SPIRAL/Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo, Japan

    Aiko Tezuka. KENJI TAKI Gallery, Nagoya, Japan


    Aiko Tezuka. INAX Gallery 2, Tokyo, Japan

    Aiko Tezuka CASO. Osaka, Japan


    Aiko Tezuka. ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, Japan


    Aiko Tezuka. Gallery Rasen , Tokyo, Japan



    ripple effect - through the surface. MA2 Gallery, Tokyom Japan

    New Acquisitions 2013~16 Samramansang from KIM Whanki to YANG Fudong. National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (Seoul)

    CAMK Collection vol.5 / You know? It‘s said that Kumamoto-local-treasures have unveiled!. Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan

    Entangled: Threads & Making. Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK


    Nightfall (LE RETOUR DE TENEBRES). Musee Rath, Geneva, Switzerland

    Spider‘s threads - Spinning Images of Japanese beauty. Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

    Bleibt man an einem Ort, oder nicht (2-persons show with Shingo Yoshida). Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg

    Schnittmengen. Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin, Germany

    Die Gezeiten. Transmitter - Raum für Kultur und Sprache, Berlin, Germany

    Disegno - Japanische Zeichenkunst der Gegenwart. Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg, HÖHENRAUSCH. EIGEN+ART Lab, Berlin, Germany


    Artist File 2015 Next Doors. the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon, South Korea, 10 November 2015 - 14 February 2016

    Artist File 2015 Next Doors: Contemporary Art in Japan and Korea.The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan, JULY 29th - OCT 12th 2015

    TOMROM. Larvik kunstforening, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway,MAY 23rd - JUNE 21st 2015

    Ob das Blatt sich an die Wurzel erinnert?. Galerie Dina Renninger, Munich, Germany, MAY13TH - JULY 13TH 2015

    TOMROM. Sandefjord kunstforening, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norway, MAY 9th - JUNE 7th 2015


    Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan.

    Metaplay. Galerie Kritiku Palác Adria, Praha, Czech

    Japanische Gegenwartkunst und Textil. Mikiko Sato Gallery, Hamburg

    Installation View / Installationsansicht. Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany

    In Search of Critical Imagination. Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan


    To Open Eyes, Art and Textiles from the Bauhaus to Today. Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany

    Disruptive Patterns. Plots, Plans and Movements. (Prelude). Altes Finanzamt, Berlin

    The Empire of Folds. Museum für Gestaltung. Zürich, Swizerland

    Embracing the land: reframing textiles. Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art KINARE, Niigata, Japan

    STOFF Summlung Textile Skulpturen. Kreissparkasse Rottweil, Germany

    BLUMEN. Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany

    How to become who you are. BWA, Tarnów, Poland

    Home Stories. Villa 102, Bockenheimer Landstrasse 102 (former Literaturhaus), Frankfurt am Main, Germany

    MOT Collection, Our Ninety Years: 1923-2013 Afterimages of tomorrow. Museum of Con temporary Art Tokyo, Japan


    Letters from the Field (curated by NODE). Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

    The New Contemporaries. KCUA gallery, Kyoto Art University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan


    SHOW in the project space. Royal College of Art, Sculpture, London, UK

    The 20th Anniversary of the Gotoh Memorial Foundation. Bunkamura The Museum, Tokyo, Japan

    Celebratory Textiles – from Edo to the present day. Contemporary Art Museum Kumamo to, Japan


    City_net Asia. Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

    Stitch by Stitch. Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

    New power! New collections in 2008. Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan


    MOT annual 2008, Unraveling and Revealing. Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

    Art in TIME AND STYLE MIDTOWN vol.3 Drawing. TIME&STYLE MIDTOWN, Tokyo, Japan

    New collections show. Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi, Japan

    Secrets and Trick. The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan

    Tangent, Artist in residence. Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, Japan

    Sidetrack. Tokorozawa Biennial, Tokyo, Japan


    Painting as Forest: Artist as Thinker. Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi, Japan

    Sawako Tanizawa, Aiko Tezuka, Gunji Fukasawa, Kentaro Yokouchi. CASO, Osaka,  Japan

    Paradise of Illusion. MA2 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

    Cycle and Recycle. Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan


    Echigo - Tsumari Art Triennial 2006. Tokamachi, Niigata, Japan

    √roots. Honenin temple, Kyoto, Japan


    VOCA 2005 The Vision of Contemporary Art (3rd prize winner). Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan

    art in transit. The Palace Side Hotel (Room 439), Kyoto, Japan

    WILD GIRLS LULLABY. art zone, Kyoto, Japan

    Spiral Take Art Collection. Spiral/Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo, Japan


    Selected Artists in Kyoto-2004 New Wave. The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

    Spiral Take Art Collection. Spiral/Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo, Japan


    Art Court Frontier. ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, Japan


    Kyo-Ten. Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (1st prize) , Japan