Tomomi Maruyama

Tomomi Maruyama

Urawa, Saitama, Japan

About Tomomi Maruyama

Tomomi was born in Gunma, Japan.
Starting Art practice from graphic design through film-making to photography.

She was very keen on films at school time. The first work was stop motion single frame hand-painted animation with 16 mm film. She joined London Film School located in Covent Garden, London and met like-minded international film-makers.

Tomomi worked on various independent projects, including short animated documentary for BBC, art directed works screened on film festivals worldwide.

Tomomi's first art solo exhibition took place in a gallery next to Kath Kidston's first store in London's Holland Park in 2003. The work included Drawing, Illustration, Kirie(Cut-out), Painting with paper and acrylic.

Tomomi's work nominated for the first editor's choice in LondonArt.co.uk. She also earned highest sales artist of the month in TAGBOAT Next GenerationS / www.tagboat.com in 2012.

Currently based in Japan.

Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Photography at the University of Sunderland, U.K.
Diploma in the Art and Technique of Filmmaking at the London Film School,London, U.K.
BA(Hons) in Visual Communication Design at the University of Musashino Art, Tokyo, Japan.

Events

DesignArt Tokyo 2020/ 23Oct -3Nov 2020
http://designart.jp/designarttokyo2020/

"Art Gallery Sanma Akashiya” TV program https://www.ntv.co.jp/sanma2020/

Exhibitions

2013
"TAGBOAT ART FES" Tokyo. 20-21 July.
2012
"Kyoto Current"
Group Exhibition at Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.
Art Auction at Takashimaya in Kyoto.

2007
Convo Art, Sheraton Hotel, Buenos Aires(Argentina)
Collective Exhibitions at Sala Barna(Barcelona)
Frankfurt Buchmesse Art Fair(Germany)

2006
Collective Exhibition at Sala Barna(Barcelona) Solo Exhibition at Sundayroom Café, Gunma, Japan
Displayed in Edokko Japanese Restaurant,London, UK

2005
Inspired Art Fair, London
Islington Art & Design Fair,London
Candid Art Gallery, London ,London
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
Urban Art Fair, London, UK
Sponsored Exhibition at A&I Exhibition,Design Business Center,London
Inspired Art Fair, the Bridge,London
International Group Exhibition at Galerie Charlevoix, Saint Jean De Luz, France

2004
Solo Exhibition at Nine Clarendon Cross Gallery,London
Islington Art & Design Fair,London
Art Emporium, Diesel House Studio, London
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
A&I Exhibition, Design Business Centre, London
Sponsored Exhibition at Inspired Art Fair,London

2003
Solo Exhibition at Nine Clarendon Cross Gallery,London
Short Film Programme,54°N Festival,Hull,UK
The Craft Fair at the Queen Charlotte Hall, London, UK
Network A.D Summer Exhibition, Candid Art Gallery, London
Lauderdale House Photo Competition&Exhibition, London
The Craft Fair at Hampstead Town Hall, London
Network A.D Exhibition, Candid Art Gallery, London
Joint Exhibition at the Rockface Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Open Exhibition at Café Gallery Project, London Network A.D Exhibition, Candid Art Gallery, London
Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh Art Fair, London, UK