Haruka Yamamura

I create works with a rabbit motif. I began painting rabbits after my childhood pet, a black rabbit, passed away by my side. At first, I repeatedly sketched rabbits, tracing their shapes. I gradually realized that these rabbits were an effective tool for conveying my own feelings and emotions. Although I initially encountered rabbits only by chance, I am now convinced that painting them is my calling. People typically think of rabbits simply as cute animals, but this reveals only a superficial understanding. Surely, rabbits must have completely different emotions on the inside that we can’t possibly imagine, just like people do. My artworks, paintings and sculptures, combine the feeling and thoughts of both humans and rabbits. In my recent pieces, patterns that seem simple on the surface contrast different background colors. These works show various aspects of rabbits and emotions. Mirroring human feelings, the images shift and change like a kaleidoscope. In my previous works, I focused on expressing my will as an artist and using mineral materials in a dark and dignified style, but now I want to create works that feel familiar and friendly to everyone.

<Awards >

2010 : Joshibi Art University x PENTAX Digital camera graphic design competition

2011 : 「Art Aoi Iwami 2014」

2013、2014 :   「 Shanghai Joshibi Art Gallery Award, Drawing competition」 

2012~2015 : 「The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition

2012~2018 : 「Spring Tokyo The SOGA-kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition

2018:「Nicole Design Car Art Contest 2017」Winner 

          The Annual Group Exhibition 2018, winner ,J-ART Gallery, New York, USA 

< Exhibitions >

2010 :「ART TAIPEI 2010」 (Taiwan)

2011 : Art Aoi Iwami 2011 「Selected Japanese painting artists from Art Universities」

2012 :「Japanese painting Girls Style 」(Gallery EARTH) 

   「Spring Tokyo The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition」(Takashimaya Department store, Tokyo) 

     Art Aoi Iwami 2011 「Selected Japanese painting artists from Art Universities」

     「Pink Ribbon art Exhibition of Joshibi Art University」 (Shinjuku, Tokyo Konica Minolta plaza)

   「The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition」(Tokyo Metropolitan museum) 

2013 :

Spring Tokyo The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition (Takashimaya Department store, Tokyo) 

             「advanced studies project of art  展」(Shanghai Joshibi Art Gallery)

               Art Aoi Iwami 2013 「Selected Japanese painting artists from Art Universities」

   「The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition」(Tokyo Metropolitan museum) 

             −Shanghai Joshibi Art Gallery) 

2014 :

   「Spring Tokyo The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition」(Takashimaya Department store, Tokyo) 

             Haruka Yamamura – Trace- solo Exhibition (Gallery Rutan, Ginza)

            「advanced studies project of art −Shanghai Joshibi Art Gallery)

          Art Aoi Iwami 2014 「Selected Japanese painting artists from Art Universities」

The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition」(Tokyo Metropolitan museum) 

 

2015 :

   「Spring Tokyo The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition」(Takashimaya Department store, Tokyo) 

       38th Tokyo 5 Art Universities Exhibition (The New National museum)

       Joshibi Art University Selected art work Exhibition (Tokyo Metropolitan museum)

      Exhibition of Master degree art work of Joshibi Art University (Joshibi art museum)     

      Haruka Yamamura-  Reverberation- solo Exhibition (Gallery Rutan)

2016 :

   「The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition」(Ueno forest museum) 

2017 :

   「Spring Tokyo The SOGA-Kai Association of Japanese Painting Exhibition」(Terada gallery) 

    「 Nicole Design Car Art Contest 2017」(Tokyo motor show, 2017)

    「  Lapin Lapin 」solo Exhibition ( Funabashi, Chiba LOFT store )

2018  Group exhibition, “Premonition of Japanese painting”, Ginza, Tokyo (Gallery Rutan) 

             44th Sogakai, Spring Exhibition in Tokyo  (Seibu Department store, Ikebukuro) 

             The Annual Group Exhibition 2018 (at J-Collabo_NewYork Brooklyn) 

     Artists of Support exhibition s2018 (Ginza, Tokyo (Gallery Rutan) 

2019  Square the double Vol.13   (Flew Gallery, Sendagi, Tokyo 

           Group exhibition, “Premonition of Japanese painting”, Ginza, Tokyo (Gallery Rutan)  

             Hyakkimaru & Friends Exhibition   (J-Collabo.org_NewYork Brooklyn)  

             45th Sogakai, Spring Exhibition in Tokyo  (Seibu Department store, Ikebukuro)  

           13th Japan Artist Association New Member Encouragement Exhibition '19    (Japan Artist Association Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo) 

          YAMAMURA Haruka Solo Exhibition   (J-Collabo NewYork Brooklyn)
           Haruka Yamamura personal exhibition - colours -    (Flew Gallery, Sendagi, Tokyo) 

2020  Group exhibition, “Premonition of Japanese painting”, Ginza, Tokyo (Gallery Rutan) 

          Group Exhibition  “a courtyard”  (Shiroiro Gallery, Osaka)