Born in Brazil, 1979. Lives and works between Brazil and France.

SOLO SHOWS
2017 – Erica Kaminishi - Solo Project Parte Contemporary Art Fair 2017 - São Paulo/Brazil
2017 – Entre(meios - Adelina Gallery - São Paulo/ Brazil
2013 – Fluid Words – Victor Meirelles Museum - Florianópolis/Brazil
2013 – Insular Memories - SESC Ipiranga - São Paulo/Brazil
2011 – Erica Kaminishi – Project N47 Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery – Tokyo/Japan
2011 – Jardim (Garden) National Foundation of Arts Gallery – Sao Paulo/Brazil
2008 – In(verses) Ways – Contemporary Art Museum of Parana – Curitiba/Brazil
2008 – In(verses) Ways – Aichi Arts Center – Nagoya/ Japan
2006 – AMORPHOUS, Poeplantswords – Casa Andrade Muricy – Curitiba/Brazil
2004 – Between Addiction and Pure – Criciúma Cultural Foundation - Criciuma/Brazil
2004 – Between Addiction and Pure – Joinville Cultural Foundation - Joinville/Brazil
2003 – Between Addiction and Pure – Metropolitan Museum of Art / MuMA – Curitiba/Brazil
2001 – Metaphor of the Unconscious – Curitiba Cultural Foundation - Curitiba/Brazil

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2017 – Transpacific Bordelands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora - Japanese American National Museum - LA/USA
2017 – Sempre Quis Desenhar - Adelina Gallery - São Paulo/ Brazil
2016 – Olhar Incomum: Japão Revisitado - Oscar Niemeyer Niemeyer - Curitiba/Brazil
2013 – Group Show - Tokyo Gallery + BTAP - Tokyo/Japan
2013 – Sempre quis desenhar - OMA Gallery - São Bernardo do Campo/Brazil
2013 – Lugar Incomum - Contemporary Art Museum of Paraná – Curitiba/Brazil
2012 – Micro Salon 2012 - Tokyo Gallery + BTAP - Tokyo/Japan
2012 – Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale 2012 – Niigata/ Japan
2011 – Symposium New Directions in Drawing - Emily Carr University - Vancouver/Canada
2010 – Aichi Triennale 2010 - Nagoya/Japan
2008 – Mitsubishi Art Gate Program - Gyre Gallery - Tokyo Japan
2008 – New Art Brazil – Japan 2008 – Yokohama Civic Art Gallery - Yokohama/Japan
2007 – Infinite Lines – Promo Arte Gallery – Tokyo/Japan
2007 – International Art Triennale – Osaka University of Arts - Osaka/Japan
2006 – 13º National Competitive Arts Exhibition of Bahia – Salvador/Brazil
2006 – 12º Floss Silk Visual Art Competition – Asahi Gallery - Tokyo/Japan
2006 – Maebashi Art Compe Live 2006+ , Gunma/ Japan
2004 – 7º Biennial of Recôncavo – Salvador/ Brazil
2003 – 6º National Contemporary Competitive Arts Exhibition Elke Hering – Blumenau/Brazil
2003 – Wakane – Gallery of Caixa Econômica Curitiba/PR and Museum of Art of Londrina – Londrina/Brazil
2002 – 10º Competitive Arts Exhibition of Mar – Antonina/Brazil
2001 – 10º Metropolitan Competitive Arts Exhibition SAMAP – João Pessoa/Brazil
2000 – 12º Competitive Arts Exhibition of Iguaçu – Foz do Iguaçu/Brazil

SELECTED AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2011 – Nomura Foundation Grant for Visual Arts 2011 – Tokyo/ Japan
2010 – Funarte Contemporary Art Award – Brazilian National Foundation of Arts – Brazil
2010 – Exhibition 2010 Artists Abroad Award – São Paulo Biennial Foundation – Brazil
2009 – Noriyoshi Sawamoto Award (Nihon University College of Arts) – Tokyo/Japan
2008 – Excellence Award – Tagboat Award Exhibition – Tokyo/Japan
2006 – Encouragement Award – 12º Floss Silk Visual Art Competition – Tokyo/Japan
2005~09 – Monbukagakusho Scholarship Recipient for Postgraduate Studies (Japanese Government)
2002 – 1º. Award Acquisition – 2º Competitive Arts Exhibition of Castro – Brazil
2002 – Sculpture Award Acquisition – 29º Competitive New Arts Exhibition – Brazil
2001 – 1º. Award Acquisition – 42º Competitive Arts Exhibition of New Artists SAPN – Brazil
2001 – 2º. Award Acquisition – 14º Competitive Arts Exhibition of Cascavel – Brazil

EDUCATION
2009-2010 – Visual Arts Doctoral Program – Tama Art University – Tokyo/Japan
                   2 years coursework completed toward Ph.D. degree
2009 – Master Degree of Visual Arts and Cinema – Nihon University – Tokyo/Japan
           Diploma recognized by University of Sao Paulo, depart. of Visual Arts – Sao Paulo/Brazil
2005/06 – Postgraduate Research Student at Visual Arts and Cinema Department /Nihon University – Tokyo/Japan
2004 – Graduation in Fine Arts – Faculty of Arts of Parana – Curitiba/Brazil
Between 1997 and 2000 – Arts Studies in Japan and in England

ARTIST RESIDENCE
2009-2010 - Biomedia Laboratory, Center for Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo/Japan.
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WORKS IN COLLECTION
Victor Meirelles Museum - Florianópolis/Brazil
MAC – Museum of Art of Cascavel - Cascavel/Brazil
City Hall of Castro - Castro/Brazil
Cultural Center of Brazil USA – Santos -  Santos/ Brazil
Criciúma Cultural Foundation – Criciúma/Brazil
Joinville Cultural Foundation – Joinville/Brazil
Private collections in Brazil and abroad

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