Reika Nakayama

Reika Nakayama

brief profile

  • 1974/11/15 born in Osaka.
  • 1998/3 graduated from Oil painting department, Faculty of fine arts in Kyoto city university of arts.
  • 2000/3 completed Master course of Oil painting, Faculty of fine arts in Kyoto city university of arts.
  • 2000/4-2001/9 worked as a part- time teacher in Kyoto city university of arts.
  • 2002/4-5 stayed at CITE International des Artes, Paris, France.
  • 2003/8-2004/7 stayed in Mexico as a research student of the Exchange plan between Japan and Mexico, the Latin American Association.
  • 2005/8-2007/6 awarded a scholarship from the Mexican government, and completed Master course of print, Faculty of fine arts in University National Autonomy of Mexico.


  • 2011 The top prize the VOCA.

Public Collection

  • The National Museum of Art, Osaka
  • Dai-ichi Muyual Life Insurance Company

Exhibition history

Solo Exhibitions

2017 : "Landscape swaying" MORI YU GALLERY,Kyoto                  
2015 : "シカになったシバ" Pinpoint Gallery,Tokyo                  
2014 : "The morning star" MORI YU GALLERY,Kyoto                  
2013 : "Being near and far" south gallery of dai-ichi-life,Tokyo
"A stellar hill" MORI YU GALLERY TOKYO
2012 : "A stellar hill" MORI YU GALLERY KYOTO
"LINKING・ZOOMING・FLOATING" Hirakata Civic Art Gallery Osaka
"Sleeping diary -to paradise-" MORI YU GALLERY KYOTO
2011 : "Sleeping diary" Roppongi Hills A/D GALLERY,Tokyo
2010 : "Furikaeru,tosonomukouni" MORI YU GALLERY KYOTO
"Furikaeru,tosonomukouni" MORI YU GALLERY TOKYO
2008 : "yume-utsutsu" MORI YU GALLERY TOKYO
2006 : "Distancia" mori yu gallery Kyoto
2005 : "Dormir!YMin" mori yu gallery Kyoto
2004 : "VACIO"The cultural information center, the Embassy of Japan in Mexico/Mexico
2003 : "FALDA" Masmedula galeria/Mexico

Group Exhibition

2014 : "Creature Wonderland"Kobe Design University,Gallery Serendip,Hyogo
2013 : "GIFT" SferaBuilding Exhibition, Kyoto
2012 : "2012Biennial Arts and Crafts" THE MUSEUM OF KYOTO
"Collection" The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Osaka
"Collection" south gallery of dai-ichi-life,Tokyo
"New Contemporaries" Kyoto City University of arts art gallery @KCUA1@KCUA2 Gallery B,Kyoto
2011 : "Undulationism"MORI YU GALLERY KYOTO
"VOCA 2011 - Artists on New Plain- "The Ueno Royal Museum Tokyo
2010 : "Garden of Painting -Japanese Art of the 00s"The National Museum of Art,Osaka
2008 : Bunkamura Art Show 2008"Fear to Familiar" TOKYO
2007 : "EXPO Generacion 2005-2007"(Academia de San Carlos ENAP!YUNAM/Mexico)
Exposicion colectiva Japon Mexico Japon(la Galeria cafe HIRVANA/Mexico)
Primere muestra de grafica international de academia
(Casona de la estacion,the state of Michoacan/Zitacuaro,Mexico)
Exposicion colectiva(the Embassy of Cuba in Mexico/Mexico)
"Los Takatakas"(the cultural information center, the Embassy of Japan in Mexico/Mexico)
2006 : "Vision Contemporanea"
Galeria Tnonalii del Centro Cultural Ollin Yolizti/Mexico
Juntas y revueltas/mujeres en la plastic mexicana(the Municipal Museum in Mexico)
2005 : "Date tinta/grabado urbano"the Municipal Museum in Mexico
"Let’s look for Florence in Nishiki Ichiba vol.2"!Nishiki Ichiba/Kyoto
"Let’s look for Florence in Nishiki Ichiba" Nishiki Ichiba/Kyoto
"Lost something?"mori yu gallery/Kyoto
2004 : "The garden of yellow"mori yu gallery/Kyoto)
2003 : "Mujeres de Japon en Mexico"Mexican Art Academy/Mexico
2002 : "Presencia de Japon en Mexico"el Casa del Lago/Mexico
"Mexico"Chopo Museum/Mexico
2001 : The library video exhibition,Gallery sowaka/Kyoto
"Drowing 2001/part1"Gallery sowaka/Kyoto
2000 : "Oneday Gallery Project"(Gallery sowaka/Kyoto)

Art Fair

2013 : Art Stage Singapore 2013(Marina bay sands/Singapore)
2008 : Art Agnes 2008(Agnes Hotel and Apartment/Tokyo)
2007 : ART FAIR TOKYO art club(Tokyo)
Art in Dojima Osaka 2007(Dojima Hotel/Osaka)
ART FAIR TOKYO 2007(Tokyo international forum/ Tokyo)
Art Agnes 2007(Agnes Hotel and Apartment/Tokyo)
2006 : Art in CASO 2006(Kaigandori Gallery CASO / Osaka)
2005 : Art in CASO 2005(Kaigandori Gallery CASO / Osaka)
ART FAIR TOKYO 2005(Tokyo international forum/ Tokyo)

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