Mika Ninagawa

  • Installation view from "Light of" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2016 ©mika ninagawa photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Light of" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2016 ©mika ninagawa photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Light of" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2016 ©mika ninagawa photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Light of" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2016 ©mika ninagawa photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Light of" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2016 ©mika ninagawa photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Light of" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2016 ©mika ninagawa photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Light of 2015 C-print mounted on plexiglas, frame 97.0 x 145.6 cm ©mika ninagawa
  • Light of 2015 C-print mounted on plexiglas, frame 68.6 x 103.0 cm ©mika ninagawa
  • Light of 2015 C-print mounted on Plexiglas, frame  97.0 × 145.6 cm ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from "noir" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2015 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "noir" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2015 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "noir" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2015 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "noir" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2015 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "noir" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2015 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from [Mika Ninagawa exhibition] at 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2012 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Mika Ninagawa exhibition] at 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2012 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Mika Ninagawa exhibition] at 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2012 ©mika ninagawa
  • 蜷川実花 Mika Ninagawa noir 2010 27.9 x 35.6 cm c-print, framed ed of 10 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "PLANT A TREE" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2012 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "PLANT A TREE" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2012 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "PLANT A TREE" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2012 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • PLANT A TREE, 2011 © mika ninagawa
  • 蜷川実花 Mika Ninagawa PLANT A TREE 2011 C-print mounted on plexigras, framed 48.5 x 72.8cm ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from "Daido Moriyama x Mika Ninagawa" at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2011 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "Daido Moriyama x Mika Ninagawa" at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2011 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "Daido Moriyama x Mika Ninagawa" at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2011 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • 窪塚洋介 Yosuke Kubozuka, 2011 ©mika ninagawa
  • 窪塚洋介 Yosuke Kubozuka, 2011 ©mika ninagawa
  • 窪塚洋介 Yosuke Kubozuka, 2011 ©mika ninagawa
  • 窪塚洋介 Yosuke Kubozuka, 2011 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [noir] at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2010 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from "noir" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2010 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "noir" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2010 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • noir, 2010 ©mika ninagawa
  • noir, 2010 ©mika ninagawa
  • noir, 2010 ©mika ninagawa
  • noir, 2010 ©mika ninagawa
  • noir, 2010 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from "FLOWER ADDICT" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2009 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "FLOWER ADDICT" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2009 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "FLOWER ADDICT" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2009 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • installation view from "FLOWER ADDICT" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2009 ©mika ninagawa, Courtesy of Tomio Koyama Gallery
  • FLOWER ADDICT, 2009 B0サイズ (97.0 x 145.6cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, B2サイズ (48.5 x 72.8cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, 大4ツサイズ (27.9 x 35.6cm)/ C-print, ©mika ninagawa
  • FLOWER ADDICT, 2009 B0サイズ (97.0 x 145.6cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, B2サイズ (48.5 x 72.8cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, 大4ツサイズ (27.9 x 35.6cm)/ C-print, ©mika ninagawa
  • FLOWER ADDICT, 2009 B0サイズ (97.0 x 145.6cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, B2サイズ (48.5 x 72.8cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, 大4ツサイズ (27.9 x 35.6cm)/ C-print, ©mika ninagawa
  • FLOWER ADDICT, 2009 B0サイズ (97.0 x 145.6cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, B2サイズ (48.5 x 72.8cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, 大4ツサイズ (27.9 x 35.6cm)/ C-print, ©mika ninagawa
  • FLOWER ADDICT, 2009 B0サイズ (97.0 x 145.6cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, B2サイズ (48.5 x 72.8cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, 大4ツサイズ (27.9 x 35.6cm)/ C-print, ©mika ninagawa
  • FLOWER ADDICT, 2009 B0サイズ (97.0 x 145.6cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, B2サイズ (48.5 x 72.8cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, 大4ツサイズ (27.9 x 35.6cm)/ C-print, ©mika ninagawa
  • FLOWER ADDICT, 2009 B0サイズ (97.0 x 145.6cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, B2サイズ (48.5 x 72.8cm)/ C-print mounted on plexiglas, 大4ツサイズ (27.9 x 35.6cm)/ C-print, ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Mika Ninagawa Exhibition] at Arndt & Partner Berlin, 2007 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Everlasting Flowers 2] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2006 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Everlasting Flowers 2] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2006 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Everlasting Flowers 2] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2006 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Everlasting Flowers 2] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2006 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Everlasting Flowers 2] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2006 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Artists' Gardens - Botanical Recollections] at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 2005 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Artists' Gardens - Botanical Recollections] at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 2005 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Artists' Gardens - Botanical Recollections] at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 2005 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [Artists' Gardens - Botanical Recollections] at Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, 2005 ©mika ninagawa
  • Everlasting Flowers, 2005 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 97.0 x 145.5cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • Everlasting Flowers, 2005 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 97.0 x 145.5cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • Everlasting Flowers, 2005 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 97.0 x 145.5cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • Everlasting Flowers, 2005 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 97.0 x 145.5cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • Everlasting Flowers, 2005 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 97.0 x 145.5cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • Everlasting Flowers, 2005 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 97.0 x 145.5cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • floating yesterday, 2004 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • floating yesterday, 2004 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • floating yesterday, 2004 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • floating yesterday, 2004 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • floating yesterday, 2004 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • floating yesterday, 2004 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [photographs 2001-2004] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2004 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [photographs 2001-2004] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2004 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [photographs 2001-2004] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2004 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [photographs 2001-2004] Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2004 ©mika ninagawa
  • installation view from [KEEP IN TOUCH. POSITIONS IN JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY] at Kunsthaus Graz, 2003 ©mika ninagawa
  • Liquid Dreams, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • Liquid Dreams, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • Liquid Dreams, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • Liquid Dreams, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 86.0 x 129.0cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • acid bloom, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 51.5 x 72.8cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • acid bloom, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 51.5 x 72.8cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • acid bloom, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 51.5 x 72.8cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • acid bloom, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 51.5 x 72.8cm, ©mika ninagawa
  • acid bloom, 2003 c-print mounted on plexiglas, 51.5 x 72.8cm, ©mika ninagawa

Born in Tokyo, Mika Ninagawa is a photographer and a director. She has been awarded numerous prizes including the Grand Prize at 7th Photography Hitotsuboten, the Excellence Award at 13th New Cosmos of Photography by Canon, the Encouragement Award at the 9th Konica Award, the 26th Kimura Ihei Photography Award, and the Ohara Museum Award at VOCA 2006. She has published almost 90 photography books to date. Her large retrospective exhibition “Mika Ninagawa: Earthly Flowers, Heavenly Colors” opened at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery in November 2008 and toured four major museums in Japan, recording as many as 180,000 visitors. She directed the film Sakuran (2007), which was highly acclaimed internationally and screened at the 57th Berlin International Film Festival and the 31st Hong Kong International Film Festival. In 2012, she directed her second film Helter Skelter, and received the Silver Prize at The Kaneto Shindo Award. In 2014 she was appointed as an executive board member of the Tokyo Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2020, by virtue of her experiences and insights in arts and culture. Ninagawa’s solo exhibition at Taipei MOCA from March 19 – May 8, 2016, earned great popularity and marked a new record with approximately 130,000 visitors. 

For more information on the artist, please see the following URL.
http://www.ninamika.com

Solo exhibitions

2017 "Mika Ninagawa" Takamatsu Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan
"Mika Ninagawa: The days were beautiful" Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
"Mika Ninagawa" SUNDAY, Tokyo
"Mika Ninagawa" Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Tokyo
2016 "Mika Ninagawa" THREE SHADOW PHOTOGRAPHY ART CENTRE, Xiamen, China
"Light of" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"LIGHT OF" THE PARK・ING GINZA, Tokyo
"IN MY ROOM" PARCO MUSEUM, Tokyo
"MIKA NINAGAWA" Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei
2015 "Mika Ninagawa" The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Japan
"Mika Ninagawa: Self-image" Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
"noir" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"Portraits & Flowers" SUNDAY/ CAPSULE, Tokyo
2014 "Mika Ninagawa" FUJIFILM SQUARE, Tokyo
"TOKYO INNOCENCE" Hankyu Umeda Main Store, Osaka
"ETRO × MIKA" ETRO Boutique, London
"Mika Ninagawa" Viborg Kunsthal, Viborg, Denmark
2013 "Mika Ninagawa: Gekkan MEN Exhibition" Sapporo PARCO, Hokkaido, Japan [touring Miyanomori International Museum of Art, Hokkaido/ TABLOID GALLERY, Tokyo/ Tennoji MIO, Osaka] (2013-2014)
"Mika Ninagawa" Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo
"NINAGAWA MEN and WOMEN" Hankyu Umeda Main Store, Osaka
"LUCKY STAR NINAGAWA MEN & WOMEN" Space O, Omotesando Hills, Tokyo
"Hawaii Paradise by Mika Ninagawa" DFS Galleria Waikiki, 1 Floor Gallery, Honolulu
"Mika Ninagawa" Kanaz Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
"noir" Fukuoka Camera Museum, Toyama, Japan
2012 "Mika Ninagawa" Urasoe Art Museum, Okinawa, Japan
"Sakura" Roppongi Hills A/D GALLERY, Tokyo
"PLANT A TREE" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"Mika Ninagawa: Helter Skelter" PARCO Museum, Tokyo
"noir" Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
"Mika Ninagawa" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
2011 "Gekkan MEN Osamu Mukai Exhibition" BLD GALLERY, Tokyo [touring Nagoya PARCO, Aichi/ Sapporo PARCO, Hokkaido/ Daimaru Kobe, Hyogo/ Matsumoto PARCO, Nagano/ Miyanomori International Museum of Art, Hokkaido] (2011-2012)
"STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN Mika Ninagawa x Ashin|HEAVEN|Photo-book Exhibition" STAYREAL Café, Taipei
"TOKYO UNDERWORLD" Mika Ninagawa Shashinkan, Kyoto Gokurakudo Bookstore, Kyoto
"Mika Ninagawa" CANON Gallery S, Tokyo
"Flower & Goldfish" MOT/ ARTS, Taipei
"noir & SAKURAN" Taiwan International Visual Arts Center, Taipei
"Daido Moriyama × Mika Ninagawa" Taka Ishii Gallery Kyoto/ Koyama Tomio Gallery Kyoto
2010 "VOGUE x Mika Ninagawa 2010 FLOWER POWER" Taipei International Flora Exposition, Taipei
"Liquid Dreams & Acid Bloom" Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
"NINAGAWA BAROQUE/ EXTREME" NADiff a/p/a/r/t, Tokyo
"FLOWER ADDICT" Mizuho Oshiro Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan
"UMEZZ HOUSE" Mika Ninagawa Shashinkan, Kyoto Gokurakudo Bookstore, Kyoto
"Mika Ninagawa for International Rome Film Festival" Auditorium Arte, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome
"noir" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"Exhibition in conjunction with the RIZZOLI publication 'MIKA NINAGAWA'" EYE of GYRE, Tokyo
2009 "Liquid Dreams" GALERIE PRISKA PASQUER, Cologne
"FLOWER ADDICT" Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto
2008 "Mika Ninagawa: Earthly Flowers, Heavenly Colors" Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery [touring Iwate Museum of Art/ Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima/ Otani Memorial Art Museum Nishinomiya City, Hyogo/ The Museum of Art, Kochi, Japan] (2008-2009)
"Mika Ninagawa GIFT Goods and Prints @NADiff" NADiff a/p/a/r/t, Tokyo
"Mika’s daydreaming theater" PARCO Factory, Tokyo/ PARCO Sapporo, Hokkaido/ PARCO Nagoya, Aichi/ PARCO Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
"Mika Ninagawa" Mizuho Oshiro Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan
"Secret Flowers" Mika Ninagawa Shashinkan, Kyoto Gokurakudo Bookstore, Kyoto
"Mika Ninagawa" Beijing Art Now Gallery, Shanghai
"mika ninagawa" Helene Nyborg Contemporary, Copenhagen
"Mika Ninagawa x GLAMOROUS Charity Nude: photo exhibition for Pink Ribbon" Omotesando Hills West-side R-Studio, Tokyo/ HERBIS PLAZA ENT, Osaka
"EROTIC TEACHER xxx YUKA" Mika Ninagawa Shashinkan, Kyoto Gokurakudo Bookstore, Kyoto
2007 "Mika Ninagawa Exhibition" Arndt & Partner Berlin, Berlin
"Mika Ninagawa Photo Exhibition" Colette, Paris
"girls' holiday!" LAPNET SHIP, Tokyo/ PARCO Shizuoka, Japan
"CELINE meets Mika Ninagawa" Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo
"Everlasting Flowers" Galleria MICIA, Kagawa, Japan
"NINAGAWA WOMAN" Space O, Omotesando Hills, Tokyo
2006 "Everlasting Flowers 1" Tokyo Wonder Site Sibuya
"Everlasting Flowers 2" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
2005 "MIKA NINAGAWA PHOTO EXHIBITION IN LONDON 2005" gallery Eclectic, London
"floating yesterday" GALLERY SPEAK FOR, Tokyo
2004 "mika over the rainbow" [touring Laforet Museum Harajuku, Tokyo/ HEP HALL, Osaka/ Hiroshima Parco/ Nagoya Takashimaya, Aichi/ ART GALLERY ARTIUM, Fukuoka, Japan]
"photographs 2001-2004" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"MIKA NINAGAWA" TKGY at lammfromm, Tokyo
2003 "Liquid Dreams" PARCO MUSEUM, Tokyo/ Nagoya Parco Gallery, Aichi, Japan (2003-2004)
"Acid Bloom" NADiff, Tokyo/ ROCKET, Tokyo
2002 "Ever Holding My Ocean" NADiff, Tokyo
"like a peach" SPIRAL, Tokyo/ Laforet Museum, Ehime, Japan
"MIKA NINAGAWA at ISSEY MIYAKE AOYAMA" Issei Miyake Store, Aoyama, Tokyo
2001 "Maroyaka-na-dokugeshiki" Parco Gallery, Tokyo/ Nagoya Parco Gallery, Aichi, Japan
2000 "Sugar and Spice" Daikanyama Photo Gallery, Tokyo/ Tank Gallery, Osaka (2000-2001)
"Pink Rose Suite" ROCKET, Tokyo
1999 "Baby Blue Sky" Shinjuku Konica Plaza, Tokyo
"Christmas at Isla Mujeres" NADiff, Tokyo
"French kiss" ROCKET, Tokyo
1997 "Walk3" Guardian Garden, Tokyo

Group exhibitions

2017 "TOP Collection: Scrolling Through Heisei Part 3 Synchronicity" Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Japan
2016 "TAKAHASHI COLLECTION" Kanaz Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
"Why does everyone love flowers?" Matsudai Nohbutai Gallery, Niigata, Japan
Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
Irie Taikichi Memorial Museum of Photography Nara City, Japan
2015 "NOW AND THEN" PRISKA PASQUER, Cologne
"Tokyo Art Meeting Vl: TOKYO -Sensing the Cultural Magma of the Metropolis" Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
"COSMOS/ INTIME La collection Takahashi" Maison de la Culture du Japon a Paris, Paris
"Daisuke Fukunaga, Toru Kuwakubo, Mika Ninagawa, Satoshi Ohno" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"TAKAHASHI COLLECTION: Mirror Neuron" Tokyo Opera City Gallery
2014 "Ohara Contemporary at Musabi" Musashino Art University Museum, Tokyo
"Takahashi Collection 2014 Mindfulness!" Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan
"DOMMUNE University of the Arts -Tokyo Arts Circulation-" 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo
"What is Japanese Photography?" Exhibition Part 1, Tokyo Photo
"VENT NOUVEAU × 15 Photographers" MIHONCHO HONTEN (Takeo showroom), Tokyo
2013 "Shibuparuten" PARCO Museum, Tokyo
"Ohara Contemporary" Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
"Towada Art Center 5th Anniversary Exhibition: flowers" Towada Art Center, around Central Shopping etc, Aomori, Japan
"LIVING WITH PHOTOGRAPHY" Isetan Shinjuku, Tokyo
"Collection" Tomio Koyama Gallery Singapore
"Solo Exhibition Kiyoshiro Imawano-no-sekai" Miyazaki ART Center, Miyazaki, Japan
"Ginza Mitsukoshi × Tomio Koyama Gallery Art Selection" Ginza Mitsukoshi 8th Floor Gallery, Tokyo
"Why not live for Art? II -9 collectors reveal their treasures" Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
"Cho-Kyoto 2013, Contemporary Art @ Today's Machiya in Kyoto" Today's Machiya in Kyoto, Model House Exhibition Place KYOMO, Kyoto
"Ausstellung Daido Moriyama/ Mika Ninagawa" Kasseler Kunstverein, Fridericianum, Kassel
2012 "REVALUE NIPPON PROJECT" Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum, Japan/ Mizukoshi Ginza, Tokyo
"FLOWER" Takashimaya Nihonbashi exhibition hall
"Beauty -Flowers in Contemporary Photography" Tokyo Art Museum
2011 "Mika & Hiroko Ninagawa: photographs and patchwork・kilt-collaboration between mother and daughter" Laforet Museum Harajuku, Tokyo [touring Shiinoki Cultural Complex, Ishikawa/ HEP HALL, Osaka/ Mitsubishi-jisho Artium, Fukuoka/ Tottori Prefectural Museum, Japan] (2011-2013)
"Future Pass -From Asia to the World, Collateral Event of the 54th International Art Exhibition: la Biennale di Venezia" Abbazia di San Gregorio, Palazzo Mangilli-Valmarana, Venezia/ National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei (2011-2012)
"Art in an Office" Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan "Daido Moriyama × Mika Ninagawa" Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto
"I, Tominaga" EYE of GYRE, Tokyo
"10 Years" Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam
"Umekowa!! Kazuo Umezu Exhibit" Shibuya PARCO Parco Factory, Tokyo
"JAPANCONGO" Le Magasin-Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France
"CAFE in Mito 2011: Relationships in Color" Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
2010 "Onna" Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography [touring Dong Gang Museum of Photography, South Korea/ GRANSHIP, Shizuoka, Japan] (2010-2012)
"In aller Munde" The Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden, Germany
"TOKYO VISUALIST" National Art Gallery Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
"Summer Loves" Huis Marseille -Museum for Photography, Amsterdam
"Very Fun Park: Contemporary Art from Taiwan 2010" Taipei 101, Taipei
"Hana: Contemporary Art Biennare of Fukushima 2010" Fukushima Prefectural Culture Center, Japan
2009 "FLOWERS AND LANDSCAPE Claude Monet and Young Japanese Artists: Shinji Ohmaki, Mika Ninagawa, and Satoko Nachi" The Contemporary Museum of Art, Kumamoto, Japan
"Medicine and Art: Imagining a Future for Life and Love" Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2008 "The Masked Portrait" Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
"JAPAN! CULTURE + HYPER CULTURE" The Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, Wasington D.C.
"Faithful Documents: Japanese Contemporary Photography" AKI GALLERY, Taipei
"JAPAN NOW" Inter Alia Art Company, Seoul
"Review/ Preview -Japanese Photographs" Gallerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne
"ZOOM ON IN OUT JAPAN" Wave Photogallery, Brescia, Italy
"Gelatin Silver Session 08: SAVE THE FILM" Axis Gallery, Tokyo/ Arts & Design Center, Nagoya University of Arts, Aichi, Japan
2007 "Tokyo Design Premio -Tokyo Designer’s Week in Milan 2007" Superstudio Piu, Milano
"HITOTUBO scholarship recipient exhibition" Guardian Garden, Tokyo
"Gelatin Silver Session 07" Axis Gallery, Tokyo/ art project room ARTZONE, Kyoto
"SPACE FOR YOUR FUTURE: Recombining the DNA of Art and Design" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
"200 Professional Photographers Exhibition" PHOTO IS, FUJIFILM SQUARE, Tokyo
2006 "VOCA 2006" The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
"Idols" Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
"Fish and our Lives" The Museum of Art Ehime, Japan
2005 "My Precious: Photos and Words Five Contemporary Japanese Photographers" Yokohama Civic Art Galley Azamino, Kanagawa, Japan
"Artists' Gardens -Botanical Recollections" Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
2004 "HARAJUKU COLLABO: APARTMENT 2004" Laforet Museum Harajuku, Tokyo
"TAKARAZUKA: The Land of Dreams" Suntory Museum of Art, Osaka/ Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery/ Sogo Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
2003 "HITOTSUBOTEN 20th Anniversary: going 1992-2002" Guardian Garden, Tokyo
"HOPE: do hope for the futre" Laforet Museum Harajuku, Tokyo
"On Happiness: Contemporary Japanese Photographery" Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
"Disney Goods Laboratory Tokyo" Gallery CLASKA, Tokyo
"KEEP IN TOUCH: Positions in Japanese Photography" Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
"take art collection 2003" Spiral Garden, Tokyo
"Okayama City Arts Festival 2003 -LOVE PLANET" former Izushi Elementary School, Okayama, Japan
2002 "The Doraemon" [touring Suntory Museum of Art, Osaka/ Sogo Museum of Art, Kanagawa/ Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art/ Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Aichi/ Oita Art Museum/ Shimane Art Museum/ Akita Senshu Museum of Art/ Takaoka Art Museum, Toyama/ Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa/ Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Nagano, Japan] (2002-2006)
"VERSUS EXHIBITION 02 -UK vs JAPAN-" Nakameguro DEPOT, Tokyo/ PARCO MUSEUM, Tokyo/ Nagoya PARCO Gallery, Aichi, Japan (2002-2003)
"Futuring Power -Canon New Cosmos of Photography 10th Anniversary" Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography/ Contemporary Art Space Osaka
"Pingyao International Photo Festival" Pingyao Gucheng, Shanxi, China
2001 "Three Rooms" Epson Imaging Gallery epSITE, Tokyo
"The 26th Kimura Ihei Photograyphy Award Exhibition" Minolta Photo Space Shinjuku, Tokyo/ Minolta Photo Space Osaka, etc.
1999 "Mito Annual '99 PRIVATE ROOM ll -Photography by a New Generation of Women in Japan" Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
1997 "Naked Eyes" Parco Gallery, Tokyo
"Japanese New Generation Photographer" Colette, Paris

Public collections

amana photo collection
Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Japan
ETRO COLLECTION
Huis Marseille, France
The JAPIGOZZI Collection
Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
SURUGA BANK
TAKAHASHI COLLECTION
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan
TERUMO CORPORATION
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
TOKYO POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY Shadai Gallery Toyota Art Collection
UBS Art Collection

Awards

2012 "film: Helter Skelter" awarded the Kaneto Shindo Award 2012
2007 "film: SAKURAN" presented at the 57th Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin and the 31st Hong Kong International Film Festival
2006 Ohara Museum of Art Prize, The 13th VOCA 2006 Exhibition, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
2001 The 26th Kimura Ihei Photography Award
1998 Encouragement Award, The 9th Konica Photo Award
1996 Grand Prize, The 7th Shashin Hitotsuboten
The Excellence Prize, The 13th Canon New Cosmos of Photography