Yoichiro Nishimura

Born 1967 in Tokyo.  Completed Photography course at Bigakko. Nishimura became a freelance photographer in 1990 after experiencing photography assistant. Exploring the media of camera-less photography, particularly photogram and scangram, he has been exhibiting photographic works using various motifs including plants, water, insects and nude.

Photo by Mei Nishimura (2016.2.11) 

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Solo Exhibitions

 

2021

"Blue flower" 365cafe(Tokyo 21.12.22-22.2.1)

"Bottom of the water"Totorado(Kanagawa 11.13-11.28)

"Ruten""Flow"Gallery Nayuta (Tokyo 9.10-9.25)

"Shell” zushi art gallery(Kanagawa 5.1-6.13)

 

2020

"Glowing dreams" Gallery Cafe 3(Tokyo 2.11-2.16)

"Luminous Spheres"Gallery Nayuta(Tokyo 2.3-2.15)

2019

“Roadside Flower  Vetch and Skullcapzushi art gallery(Kanagawa)

“The Art of Photography by Yoichiro Nishimura”Fabrik Gallery(Hong Kong)

 

2018

“Paris” Minnano Gallery (Tokyo)

“A Dancer” zushi art gallery (Kanagawa)

“Blue Flower” Numazu City Shoji Art Museum (Shizuoka)

2017

“A Dancer” Gallery Yocto (Tokyo)

“Flower of the Moon” zushi art gallery (Tokyo)

“Dedication to tiny lives” Gallery Nayuta (Tokyo)

“Darkness of Blue, Walking in the Night” Gallery Kanon (Tokyo)

“Hydrangea” Minnano Gallery (Tokyo)

2016

“Queen of the Night” Minnano Gallery (Tokyo)

“Recent Works” Gallery PAST RAYS(Kanagawa)

“Blue Flower” Totora-do (Kanagawa)

“Mr. Y’s Optical Device” zushi art gallery (Kanagawa)

“Blue Flower” Niimi Oral Care Clinic (Shizuoka)

"Blue Flower"Minna no Gallery (Tokyo)

"Florescent luminescence" MAKII MASARU FINE ARTS(Tokyo)

"Wild Cherry Blossoms" Minna no Gallery(Tokyo)

2015

"Wild Cherry Blossoms"zushi art gallery/(Kanagawa)

"There is a Shadow to Watch" Roonee 247 Photography, Gallery Photo/synthesis(Tokyo)

"A Trace of Brightness" Gallery PAST RAYS(Kanagawa)

"Poetry of Light" Niigata Eya(Niigata)

"Firefly and Firefly Squid" zushi art gallery(Kanagawa)

"LIFE" MARu/(Kanagawa)

2014

"Firefly and Firefly Squid" MAKII MASARU FINE ARTS(Tokyo)

"Roadside Flower" Niimi Oral Care Clinic(Shizuoka)

"Roadside Flower" THE MISHIMA SHINKIN BANK Numazu(Shizuoka)

"Roadside Flower" MORIOKASHOTEN(Tokyo)

 

2013

"Photogram of The Body" ZEN FOTO GALLERY(Tokyo)

"In the Forest" atelier ptica(Yamanashi)

 

2012

"Gecko and Swamp Crab" Gallery PAST RAYS(Kanagawa)

"Yoichiro Nishimura Photo Exhibition"Gallery Chyu(Kanagawa)

"Blue Flower" ZEN FOTO GALLERY(Tokyo)

 

2011

"Blue Flower"Yanaka Bossa(Tokyo)

"Pathos" Gallery PAST RAYS(Kanagawa)

2010

"Flower of The Moon" Roonee 247 Photography(Tokyo)

"Sophia" Gallery PAST RAYS(Kanagawa)

"Yoichiro Nishimura Photo Exhibition"Gallery Private(Kanagawa)

 

2009

"Blue Flower"vinsanto(Tokyo)

"Ikaros" Roonee 247 Photography(Tokyo)

"Thin Feather" atelier ptica(Yamanashi)

"Blue Leaf" "White Fold" "Blinking" Gallery Huit(Tokyo)

 

2008

"Memory of Snow" "Mixture" Roonee 247 Photography(Tokyo)

"Sofia"vinsanto(Tokyo)

"Luminescence" Gallery Huit(Tokyo)

"Blue Leafs" Cafe Kina (Kanagawa)

 

2007

"Darkening" "Blue Flower" Roonee 247 Photography(Tokyo)

"Glass" "In The Water" Gallery Huit(Tokyo)

"Keshin"Gallery Private (Kanagawa)

 

2006

"Thin Feather" Gallery Huit(Tokyo)

"Ruten" Roonee 247 Photography(Tokyo)

 

2005

"Luminescence" Roonee 247 Photography(Tokyo)

"Photogram of The Water" Gallery Huit(Tokyo)

 

2004

"LIFE"gallery GAZEBO (Kanagawa)

"Aquatic Inspiration" Gallery Huit(Tokyo)

 

2003

"LIFE" Gallery Huit(Tokyo)

"Temptation of The light ~ watching an invisible thing" Tokyo Photograph Culture Center STAGE(Tokyo)

 

2002

"Aquatic Inspiration" EXILE GALLERY(Kyoto)

"Incarnation" Gallery PAST RAYS(Kanagawa) 

 

1999

"The Image the light drew, shadow of the water" Light Works(Kanagawa)

"LIFE" Gallery Cradle(Kanagawa)

 

1998

"LIFE" Gallery Shunju(Tokyo)

 

1997

"Photogenic drawings" Gallery Shunju(Tokyo)

 

1996

"On the border of darkness" Gallery Shunju(Tokyo)

 

1995

"Yoichiro Nishimura Photograph Exhibition" Gallery Shunju(Tokyo)

 

 

●Main Group Exhibitions

2021

"Daido Moriyama Photobook" Letter to N "Publishing Commemorative Project" zushi art gallery / (Kanagawa 9.1-10.3)

"Bigakko Photo Studio Exhibition 2021" Bigakko Studio (Tokyo 3.10-3.15)

 

2020

"Zushi art gallery Reopening exhibition" zushi art gallery (Kanagawa 9.5-9.28)
"Bigakko Photo Studio Exhibition 2020" Bigakko Studio (Tokyo 3.19-3.22)

2019

"Bigakko Chronicle 1969-2019 Currently 51st year"Bigakko (Tokyo 8.9-8.25)

“Dedicated to Spring”Gallery Nayuta(Tokyo)

 

2018

"Girls in October"Gallery Nayuta(Tokyo)

"iPhone Exhibition"Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse(Kanagawa)

"Business as Usual"Minna no Gallery(Tokyo)

 "Bigakko Photo Class Exhibition"Roonee 247 fine arts(Tokyo)

"Koga kobo Exhibition"Roonee 247 fine arts (Tokyo)

2017

"Closure in June"Gallery Photo/synthesis(Tokyo)

2016年
"Zushi artist and art born in Zushi"Zushi City Library(Kanagawa)

"iPhone Exhibition"Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse(Kanagawa)

"Why do you all like flowers?"Matsudai Nobutai(Niigata)

2015

Zokei Education Exhibition "Encouragement of The Japanese Paper" Zokei Gallery(Tokyo)

"Modern Art Photograph Exhibition REINCARNATION vol2" hasu no hana(Tokyo)

Gallery Selection "Flowers" MAKII MASARU FINE ARTS(Tokyo)

 

2014

"Zokei Education Exhibition" Tokyo Zokei University Museum(Tokyo)

'"The Origin, eternally" K’MoPA Exhibition' The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography(Tokyo)

 

2013

"Darkroom Workshop Exhibition" Cross Road Gallery(Tokyo)

"Nude" Roonee 247 Photography(Tokyo)

 

2011

'Matsukage Hiroyuki × Nishimura Yoichiro "Photograph" Exhibition' Bunpodo Gallery(Tokyo)

 

2008

"Bigakko The 40th Anniversary Exhibition" The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo(Tokyo)

 

2007

「16 Contemporary Artists Exhibition『yajirushi"Y"』」Nerima Art Museum exhibition room(Tokyo)

 

2006

"Roonee Selection" Roonee 247 Photography(Tokyo)

'Satoshi Fujiyama Collections Exhibition "Collection Genesis"' Bigstone Gallery(Osaka)

 

2003

"2003 Kyoto Exhibition" Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art(Kyoto)

 

2002

"YOUNG PORTFOLIO" Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts(Yamanashi)

 

2001

"YOUNG PORTFOLIO" Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts(Yamanashi)

 

2000

"PHILIP MORRIS ART AWARD 2000" Yebisu Garden Place(Tokyo)

 

1999

"'99 EPSON Color Imaging CONTEST" Gate City Ohsaki (Tokyo)

 

1998

"YOUNG PORTFOLIO" Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts(Yamanashi)

 

1990

"20 Promising Young Photographers" Parco Gallery(Tokyo)

"Border of The Photograph" Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo(Tokyo)

 

1986

"Bigakko Photo Studio Exhibition" Gallery Shunju(Tokyo)

 

●Art Fairs

2021  Fine Art Asia  Hong Kong convention and Exhibition Center (Hong Kong 10.8-10.11)

            ART FAIR ASIA FUKUOKA 2021 Hakata Hankyu 8th Floor Event Space (Fukuoka 9.22-9.26)

2019  ART FAIR ASIA FUKUOKA" Fukuoka Mitsukoshi/(Fukuoka 9.5-9.8)

    Asia Contemporary Art Show Conrad Hong Kong(Hong Kong)

2018  Asia Contemporary Art Fair Fall 2018 Edition (Hong Kong)

           Asia Contemporary Art Show  Conrad Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

2017  Foto fever Paris 2017 (Paris)

2016  TOKYO DESIGN WEEK  Square before Kaiga kan(Tokyo)

            unseen   Amsterdam(Netherlands)

2014  Art Fair Sapporo 2014 (Hokkaido)

2012  Tokyo Photo 2012 (Tokyo)

2011  Tokyo Photo 2011 (Tokyo)

 

●Public Collection  

K'MoPA Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts

 

●Prizes

2017  "Gold Prize" and "National Printing Bureau Chairperson Prize" double in the "58th National Catalog Exhibition" to Collection of photographs "Blue Flower"

2000  "PHILIP MORRIS ART AWARD 2000" Winner 

2003  "2003 Kyoto Exhibition" Winner

1990  "20 promising photographers" Winner  

 

Publication

2016  Collection of photographs "Blue Flower" Kamakura Gendai

1999  Collection of photographs "LIFE" Mole