Sapporo, b.1993

Itsuki Kaito

Itsuki Kaito is a painter born in 1993, in Sapporo, Hokkaido, and is currently based in Tokyo and New York.

Kaito's hometown of Sapporo had few opportunities for seeing art in person so much of her aesthetic influences came from anonymous images floating around the internet, video games, or comics. Staying in Sapporo until she graduated from a local arts high school, she then studied painting at Tohoku University of arts and design. Kaito also studied cultural anthropology, comparative religion and youth cultures which provided inspiration for the themes of her art works. Afterwards, she received a MFA from Kyoto city university of arts and in 2019, moved to Tokyo and then NYC to pursue her art career.

Itsuki Kaito’s art works have been shown internationally including Clear gallery Tokyo...

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Biography

Itsuki Kaito is a painter born in 1993, in Sapporo, Hokkaido, and is currently based in Tokyo and New York.

Kaito's hometown of Sapporo had few opportunities for seeing art in person so much of her aesthetic influences came from anonymous images floating around the internet, video games, or comics. Staying in Sapporo until she graduated from a local arts high school, she then studied painting at Tohoku University of arts and design. Kaito also studied cultural anthropology, comparative religion and youth cultures which provided inspiration for the themes of her art works. Afterwards, she received a MFA from Kyoto city university of arts and in 2019, moved to Tokyo and then NYC to pursue her art career.

Itsuki Kaito’s art works have been shown internationally including Clear gallery Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan), Art fair Philippines (Manila, Philippine), PDX contemporary art (Portland, US), and Tong gallery+project (Beijing, China).

Artworks

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Amazones selection (How to be them), 2019

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21st Century Art / Animation/Cartoon/Comic Books / Anthropologic Approach / Art of the 2010s / Asian Art / Canvas / Contemporary Asian Art / Contemporary Japanese Art / Digital Imagery / Figurative Painting / Japan / Japanese Art / Mass Media Images / New York / Oil on Canvas / Oil Paint / Oil Painting / Painting / Sapporo / Smooth and Flat Surface / Tokyo / Video Game / Women Artists / Youth Culture

Curriculum Vitae

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Scaffolds of Meaning / 懒音, Mine Project, Hong Kong

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Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Scaffolds of Meaning / 懒音, Mine Project, Hong Kong