ABE Aya 

http://www.abe-aya.com/Academic / Teaching Background

1997 to present

 Has been teaching Japanese-style painting, organizing private as well as group lessons.

1980    Received Master of Education in Fine Arts at Tokyo Gakugei University [University of Liberal Arts in Tokyo]

1978    Received B.A. at Tokyo Gakugei University

1975-88 Studied Japanese-style paintings under Mr. Ryouzou Takeda, who was a Kaiyu[an associate member]of the Japan

        Fine Arts Exhibition, studied under Mr.Gakuryo Nakamura the Order of Culture

1971-72 Stayed in Ithaca, New York, with her family, went to Ithaca High School.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011 OuchiGallery,Brooklyn,N.Y.

          Gallery NATSUKA,Ginza,Tokyo

2010 Gallery Regaro,Ogikubo,Tokyo

2009 Gallery NATSUKA, Ginza, Tokyo

2008 Gallery NATSUKA, Ginza, Tokyo

2007 Gallery Machikado, Kunitachi, Tokyo

2006 Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Mitaka, Tokyo

2004 Café Gallery Soleil, Yamanakako, Yamanashi

1999 Ginza Gallery Nakazawa, Ginza, Tokyo ('96)

1994 Gallery Nagaoka Daiwa, Nagaoka, Niigata ('91)

1993 Gallery Ginza Takagen, Ginza, Tokyo


Selected Duo Exhibitions  Café Gallery Soleil, Yamanakako, Yamanashi(2007^2009)

 Ginza Stage21 Gallery(2004) Ginza Gallery Nakazawa(2002)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012“Emerging Contemporary Artists of Japan 2012”2/20 Gallery Chelsea,N.Y.

     "The4th 100 Artists Exhibition"OuchiGallery,Brooklyn,N.Y

2011 "Tokyo Ten"GalleryKubota,Kyoubashi,Tokyo(2010)

          "The3rd 100 Artists Exhibition"OuchiGallery,Brooklyn,N.Y.

"Mitaka Artists Network Exhibition III" (Under the auspices of the city government) 
       Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Mitaka, Tokyo(also held in 2010,2009)

2010 "The9th Selected Artists Exhibition" by Mr.AKATSU,an art critic, Garou Rutan,Ginza,Tokyo

          "Area Plants" by Gallery NATSUKA,Ginza,Tokyo

2009 "Tokyo Ten" Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Ueno, Tokyo (yearly since 2004)
          [*Received the Second prize in 2004]

          "Tama Contemporary Artists’Small Works" Gallery Machikado, Kunitachi, Tokyo (yearly since  2004)

          "From Mitaka to The World" Gallery Yume, Mitaka, Tokyo (yearly since 2005)

          "Dharma doll exhibition" Gallery Atelier Worth, Ohme, Tokyo(2008)

2007 "Reunion" Seika &Key Gallery, Kyoubashi, Tokyo

          "Spring Exhibition. by Tokyo Ten Member" Chikyudoh Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo

2004 "Musashino City Grand Prix Exhibition" Musashino, Tokyo

2002 "Tama Sougou [General] Exhibition" Tachikawa, Tokyo ('96, '94, '91)[*Received Kasaku
                〈Distinguished) prize in 1991]

1990 "Musashino City Art Festival Exhibition" Musashino, Tokyo [*Received the second prize]


Art Projects “Tama Artist & Citizen Network [TAC]”

2011 "Art in Hamura XI" Yutorogi Museum, Hamura, Tokyo (yearly since 2002)

2009 "School Gallery" Shorin Elementary School, Hamura, Tokyo (2003)

2008 "School Gallery" Musashino Third Elementary School, Musashino, Tokyo

2007 "Approach IV" Fuchu Art Museum, Fuchu, Tokyo

         Commission Display, Yutorogi Museum, Hamura, Tokyo

2006 "Approach III" Kunitachi Art Hall, Kunitachi, Tokyo

2005 "Approach II" Fuchu Art Museum, Fuchu, Tokyo

2002 "Approach" Fuchu Art Museum, Fuchu, Tokyo

2000 "An Autumn Color" Tama Shinrin Kagakuen, Takao, Tokyo

          "Touch and Spread Art" Mitaka City Arts Center, Mitaka, Tokyo

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