Tomoo Gokita

Born in Tokyo in 1969
www.tomoogokita.com

Solo exhibitions 

2013
Wonderful My Art, Kawaguchiko Museum of Art

2012
Variety Show, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo

2010
Funland, aliceday, Brussels
Wildest dreams, ATM gallery, New York

2009
Heaven, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
Champion Carnival, ATM Gallery, New York

2008
Tomoo Gokita, Taka Ishii, Tokyo, Japan

2007
Vanity Drunko, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Drunko, ATM Gallery, New York

2005
Finger Princeat Gallery Trax, Yamanashi, Japan

2004
Black Gainers, Kyoto Art Zone, Kyoto

2003
Oh! Tengoku, Kirin Plaza Osaka and Nadif Gallery, Tokyo

2002
Merrow Master CutsVol.2, Yasu Gallery, Tokyo

2000
Lingerie Wrestling, Shibuya Parco Gallery, Nagoya Parco Gallery, and Fukuoka Artium
 
 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2012
East West Shift to the Middle Part II, Bill Brady KC, Kansas City (US)
The Unseen Relationship: Form and Abstraction,  Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Japan 

2011
GUMPTION, Group exhibition, ZieherSmith, New York.

2010
The Pencil Show, Foxy Production, New York, NY
The Osara Show - Plate painting by four artists, Gallery Target, Tokyo, Japan
Baker, Braunig, Gokita, Hopkins, Foxy Production, New York, NY

2009
Bande Annonce II, aliceday, Brussels
Stages,organized by Lance Armstrong and Nike, OHWOW, Miami, FL
New York Minute, curated by Kathy Grayson, Macro Future Museum, Rome, Italy
VOCA 2009 : the vision of contemporary art, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo

2008   
Defining A Moment: 25 New York Artists, House of Campari Presents, New York
Ambivalent Figuration; People,Samson Projects, Boston
Mail Order Monsters,Andreas Melas Presents, Athens
Collected Visions,Pera Museum, Istanbul

2007
Cabinet of Curiosities, The Journal Gallery, New York
Macronauts,curated by Dan Nadel, presented by Andreas Melas, Athens
Mail Order Monsters, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Mail Order Monsters, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
Summer group show, aliceday, Brussels, Belgium

2006  
Trax Selection, Gallery Trax, Yamanashi, Japan
Journal, New York

2005
Remarkable Hands, ATM Gallery, New York, NY
Stranger Town, Dinter Fine Art, New York, NY

2004
Psionic Distortion, Super Deluxe, Tokyo, Japan

2003
Lead Poisoning, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Jungle LP Show, Gallery Rocket, Tokyo, Japan

2002
East Meets West, The Coningsby Gallery, London, UK
Tomoo Gokita LP Exhibition ??,Record Shop 'LOS APSON', Tokyo, Japan

1999
Group Exhibition, Speak For Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997
NYORO-TEN, P-House Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
PUBLICATIONS

2010
Cum to me, 24p., 19,8x25cm, edition of 100, Dynasty Zine, Athens
Zine Set Vol. 1, 10 zines set 16 pages each,  7" x 8.5" & 18" x 24" Xerox poster wrap, Limited edition 100 copies, Seems, New York
The Happy Pig, 68 p., 21,5 x 28 cm, Decathlon books, New York
Shuffle Train Songs, BCCKS Inc., Japan

2007
Tomoo Gokita (ANP Quarterly)
Tomoo Gokita (The Journal)
 
2006
LUMEN # 01 (Artbeat Publishers Inc.)
 
2001
Oh! Tengoku (Artbeat Publishers Inc.)
 
2000
LINGERIE WRESTLING (Little More Co.,Ltd.)
 
AWARD
2001
Gold Prize, The Art Directors Club 80th Annual Awards, New York.
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Tomoo Gokita Visual Adrenaline Rush, Katya Tylevich, Elephant, summer 2010
Tomoo Gokita : The Grayscale Pleasure of Altered Domesticity, Flaunt n°104, 2009
John Goodrich, The New York Sun, September 13, 2007
Nys Shana Dambrot, Modern Painters, June, 2007,
Tomoo Gokita : vanity drunko, Catherine Taft, ArtReview, June 2007
Modern Painters, May, 2007
Tomoo Gokita, Martin Coomer, Modern Painters, December 2006 – January 2007
Roberta Smith, ‘Art in Review’ The New York Times, September 15th, 2006.
Roberta Smith, 'Stranger Town; Invading Genres Breach the Art World's Porous Borders', The New York Times, March 9, 2005.
Lauren Ross,  Art on Paper, May/June, 2005.
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