Aiko Tezuka



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



Fragments of Thoughts. Solo exhibition at Mikiko Sato Gallery
, Hamburg, Germany, 24 April - 25 May 2018


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



Watch Your Bubble!, Galerie Nord | Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
, 10 May - 23 June 2018
Mobile Worlds or the Transcultural Museum of Our Present, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Germany
, 13 April - 14 October 2018
A Painting for the Emperor (Ein Bild für den Kaiser), Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
, 8 February - 31 May 2018
I HEAR YOU (Jeg Hører Deg), The Art Museum in North-Trøndelag (Kunstmuseet Nord-Trøndelag), Namsos, Norway, 20 January - 26 May 2018


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


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