Masatomo Kuriya

Biography



Born in Kumamoto, Japan

Studied photography at Kyushu Zokei Art College, and studied under Photographer-Shigeru Akimoto.
Worked as a freelance photographer for magazines and advertising,
moved the base to USA in 1995 to pursue fine art photography.
Kuriya's works are represented by Yancey Richardson Gallery in New York.


Collections
International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Foundation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles, France
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, New York, NY
Kobe Fashion Museum, Kobe, Japan
National September 11 Memorial & Museum, New York, NY


Solo Exhibitions
2008 Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
2004 Queen Mary II
2003 The Photography Room, Michigan
2002 Vision Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
2000 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Bassetti Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1997 Fresh Paint Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1996 Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, Project Wall
1994 Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York,
1994 Lightfantastic Gallery, Michigan State University, MI
1993 William Reagh, Los Angeles Photography Center, CA
1993 Hanae Mori Harajuku Open Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Group Exhibitions
2015 18th Friends of Friends Photography Auction, NYC
2014 National September 11 Memorial & Museum, New York, NY
2014 17th Friends of Friends Photography Auction, NYC
2013 16th Friends of Friends Photography Auction, NYC
2012 15th Friends of Friends Photography Auction, NYC
2012 PEACE ART 2012, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC
2010 14th Friends of Friends Photography Auction, NYC
2008 Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2007 Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, TN
2006 10th Friends of Friends Photography Auction, NYC
2004 The Photography Room, Grand Rapids, MI
2003 The Photography Room, Grand Rapids, MI
2002 Peace Art posters by 100 Artist, New York, NY
2001 The Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, Florida
2000 Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2000 Ashiya City Museum of Art & History, Japan
1998 Karen McCready, Fine Art, New York
1997 Peter Fetterman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992 ICAC Weston Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1990 Audio Visual, Paris, France
1990 High Tech Plants Photography, Osaka,Japan
1987 New Artist's Exhibit, Tokyo Designer's Space, Tokyo, Japan


Publications & Awards
2015 Anti-utopias contemporary art platform, Digital Museum
    https://anti-utopias.com/artist/masatomo-kuriya/
2010 Fleurs-Book by HYMNES, France
2010 Still Beauty Calendar, Heritage Graphics
2005 Still Beauty Calendar, Heritage Graphics
2004 View Camera Magazine, July/August issue
2004 Camera Arts Magazine, April/May issue
2003 Review, Palm Beach Daily News, May 14 issue
2001 United Airlines "Hemispheres", May Issue
1992 KPBS "On Air" Magazine, San Diego, August issue
1991 Photographies, (No. 35, pp. 46-7)
1993 Commercial Photo " Innovator " July issue, Japan
1992 Communication Arts Photography Award, Award of Excellence
1992 KPBS "On Air" Magazine, San Diego, August issue
1991 Photographies, (No. 35, pp. 46-7)
1990 APA Award (Japan Advertising Photographers Association), Japan
1989 Commercial Photo, Special feature, June issue, Japan
1989 Receipient of Mainichi Press Advertisement Award, Japan
1989 Receipient of Asahi Press Advertisement Award, Japan
1987 Reciepient of New York ADC Award, Bronze


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