Born in Nagoya, Japan, Yoshio Itagaki grew up in Okazaki, Nara and Tokyo, Japan and Bangkok, Thailand, and currently lives and works in New York City. His photographs have been exhibited in Europe, Japan, Mexico, and the U.S., including several shows in New York, notably "Emerging Artists from Japan" at NYU's Grey Art Gallery (1999) and solo show , "Future Perfect" at Cristinerose Gallery (2000). His work has also appeared on TV-on ABC's "Nightline" in the U.S. and on "TV Art Kanal" in Serbia. In 1998, Itagaki received two major art prizes in Japan: the Philip Morris Art Award and the Pola Art Foundation Grant.


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Solo Exhibitions:

2005
Romo Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2004
Jack the Pelican Presents, Scope Art Fair, New York

2003
Odense Foto Triennial, Odense, Denmark -Group View curated by Finn Thrane
Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College, NY, USA -"Carry-on" Heritage curated by Jelena Stojanovic

2000
Tyler Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA -Space Tourism curated by Anne Collins Goodyear
Cristinerose Gallery, New York City, USA -Future Perfect curated by Mariacristina Parravicini
The Alternative Museum, New York City, USA -On the Moon curated by Geno Rodriguez

1998
CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA -curated by Robert Hirsch & Margo Machida

1997
Nasubi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan -produced by Tsuyoshi Ozawa

1996
Bioskop Rex, Belgrade, Yugoslavia -Hyper-Media Reality curated by Darka Rodosavljevic

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Group Exhibitions:

2010
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO, USA

2008
ESSO Gallery, New York City -What's so Funny about Peace, Love and Understanding?

2007
Henry Street Settlement, New York City -Posing

ESSO Gallery, New York City -Tokyo Story

Like the Spice, Brooklyn, New York -Organized Religion

2006
Richard Nelson Gallery US Davis & Pence Gallery -Joint Venture

2005
Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan -Tama Vivant 2005

2004
K*MoPA, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art, Japan -Club Paradiso, from museum collection

2003
Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, New York, USA -New Lawn
Hammond Museum, North Salem, New York, USA -Bi-ceptual
Las Vegas Art Museum, NV, USA -Constructing Realities curated by Barbara J. Bloemink
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO, USA
COPIA, Napa, CA, USA -Sweet Tooth curated by Sarah Tanguy

2002
The Alternative Museum, New York City, USA -Digitally Born curated by Jacqueline Arendse
Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO, USA -Constructing Realities curated by Barbara J. Bloemink

2001
Kansas City Jewish Museum, KS, USA -Tokyo Pop curated by Barbara J. Bloemink
Hammond Museum, North Salem, New York, USA -Many Moons curated by Barbara J. Bloemink
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania, USA -Not A Theme Show curated by Vicky A. Clark
Fuji TV Gallery, Tokyo, Japan -First Steps from New York to Tokyo curated by T. Iida

2000
Temple Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia -Dreams in the Void: Post-Heroic Vision of Space by Anne Goodyear
Morphe 2000, Tokyo, Japan -site specific installation, curated by K. Nakaseko
K*MoPA, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art, Japan -Young Portfolio 1999 selected by Eiko Hosoe

1999
Photographic Resource Center, Boston University - Fractured Mirrors, Broken Windows curated by Deborah Bright
Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, USA
Grey Art Gallery, New York University, USA - Emerging Artists from Japan curated by Lynn Gumpert

1998
Chopo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico -Mexico-US Exchange curated by Kenny Schachter
Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan -Philip Morris Art Award 1998
Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey, USA -Face It! curated by Joseph Borzotta

1997
The Alternative Museum, New York City, USA -Expansion Arts: Artists of Our Times curated by Geno Rodriguez

1996
Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York City, USA -The Experimenters curated by Kenny Schachter
Raw Gallery, London, UK -Six Monkeys
Kenny Schachter, New York City, USA -The Death of the Death of Painting

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Awards:

Philip Morris Art Award 1998 Grand Prize, Tokyo, Japan
Pola Art Foundation Grant, Tokyo, Japan - 1997-98

Collections:

Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark
Gilman Foundation, New York City, USA
K*MoPA, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Art, Japan

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Television:

1999
ABC News -Nightline with Ted Koppel, USA
NHK TV, -News 11, Tokyo, Japan

1998
TV Asahi, -Tonight 2, Tokyo, Japan
NHK-BS2, -Entertainment News, Tokyo, Japan
Fuji-TV, -TV Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1996
TV Art Kanal, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
TV Beograd, -Devedesete, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
TV Politika, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

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Publications:

2006
Blackbook Magazine

2005
N+1 Magazine
The Atlanta Journal Constitution by Catherine Fox
Themes of Contemporary Art - Visual Art after 1980, by Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel, Oxford University Press

2004
Landscape - Photographs of Time and Place, by Ferdinand Protzman
National Geographic Society

2003
Odense Foto Triennial 2003, Odense, Denmark -Group View by Finn Thrane

2002
Kansas City Star, MO, USA -review by Alice Thorson
Review, Kansas City ,MO, USA -review by Hesse McGraw

2001
Kansas City Star, MO, USA -review by Alice Thorson
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, USA -review by Mary Thomas
Tribune, Pittsburgh, USA -review
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, USA -review by Patricia Sheridan
Photo et Video Numerique, France -article by Regine Janvier
A, Tokyo, Japan -article by Morgan Le Gall
Virus Mutations, Italy -article by Stephen Robert Frankel
Artnet.com, USA -review by Roberta Fallon

2000
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania, USA -review by Edward J. Sozanski
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania, USA -review by Victoria Donohoe
Art Actuel, France -review by Marie-Pierre Nakamura
The New York Times, New York City, USA -review by Ken Johnson
Art on Paper, USA -review by Martha Buskirk

1999
The Boston Globe , Boston, USA -review by Cate McQuaid
Sajinyesul, Korea -review by Joonsung Yoon
The New York Times, New York City, USA -review by Holland Cotter
Studio Voice, Tokyo, Japan -review by Chieko Hirano
Time Out New York, New York City, USA -review by Martha Schwendener

1998
GQ Japan, Tokyo, Japan -review by Yoko Takahashi
Sunday Star-Ledger, New Jersey, USA -review by Dan Bischoff
Zingmagazine, New York City, USA -review by Kenny Schachter

1997
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, USA -review by Edward J. Sozanski
The New York Times, New York City, USA -review by Holland Cotter

1996
Polntnka, Belgrade, Yugoslavia -review by M. Djordjevic
Nasa Borba, Belgrade, Yugoslavia -review
Blic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia -review
Time Out London, UK -review by Martin Herbert

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Education:

International Center of Photography, New York City -General Study Program in Photography
New York University, New York City, USA -Master of Arts in Studio Arts
Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan -Bachelor of Arts in Research of Arts and Design

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