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SHOWS/EVENTS

CURRENT

The Painting Center

Symbols, Totems & Ciphers Read more

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November 27 - December 22, 2018

Reception: Thursday, November 29, 6-8 pm

RECENT EXHIBITIONS & PUBLIC WORKS

2019 - Symbols, Totems & Ciphers - The National Arts Club, NYC

2019 - Symbols, Totems & Ciphers - The Painting Center, NYC

2018 - Oneline Planet - The National Arts Club, NYC

2018 - Open Studio + Sculpture Garden

 

2017 - 11th Street Bar - "New Works on Paper"

 

2017 - National Arts Club, NYC - "The 2017 National Arts Club Drawing Invitational", curated by Robert Yahner

2016 - Goldman Global Art, Miami - "No Fear" at Wynwood Walls

2016 - Curator Gallery, NYC - Group show "Out of Exile", with Peter Missing, Marky, Toyo.

2016 - Infinito Studio Gallery, NYC - "BALLS" - Solo show curated by Sebastiano Tecchio.

2016 - National Arts Club, Modernist Drawings II Group Show, NYC

2015 - Infinito Studio Gallery, 79 Leonard St, NYC. Two man show with Paolo Buggiani & Ken Hiratsuka

2015 - Bishop Gallery, Brooklyn, NY – “Grafitti vs. Street Art” group show

2015 - National Arts Club, Modernist Drawings Group Show, NYC

2014 - Nagano, Japan, “Primitive Sense” Festival, granite boulder 15’x20’ site work

2014 - Dorian Grey Gallery, NYC, 4-artist show w/ Jean-Michel Basquiat, Paolo Buggiani, Scot Borofsky and Ken Hiratsuka

2014 - Piojo, Columbia – Site-specific boulder carving sponsored by local arts organization Canaguatero Fauno

2013 - Goldman Monument Installed, – Lakeside Memorial Gardens, Miami Florida, Commission of Janet Goldman and Family. Granite, 12 ft x 5 ft x 1 ft.

2012 - Two Man Show, Dorian Grey Gallery, East 9th Street, NYC. Ken Hiratsuka sculpture with Scott Borofsky painting

2012 - One Man Show: “Ken Hiratsuka: Drawings & Sculpture,” National Arts Club, Marquis Gallery, NYC. Original drawings for the book “The Road To Which I Came: New Tanka by Setsuko Hiratsuka” (Bungeisha, Japan, 2011) and selected stone works.

 

SELECTED WORKS & EXHIBITIONS

 

2011 - “Invisible Transfer”, granite, 4’x4’x6’, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea, permanent installation on campus, Gift to the University

2011 - Oneline Site Works in Kenya, Lake Naivasha Forest and Athi River, Nairobi

2010-11 - Math Art Show, Bowery Poetry Club, NYC curated by John Sims; travelled to Ringling College, FL and Antioch College, Ohio

2009 - 110 Greene Street, NYC, “Tulip ’08,” granite 7’x2’x1’, for Goldman Properties

2009 - Gallery 45, Greene Street, 3 person Buggiani/Coraggio/Hiratsuka, Soho NYC

2008 - 25 Bond Street, NYC,  “River” carved granite sidewalk 100’x16’) and “Nike” (standing granite, 6’x3’x’2’) commissioned by Goldman Properties.

2008 - “EV/LES Retrospective”, Varga Gallery, Woodstock NY

2007 - “From Street to Studio” Aug-Dec Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT

2007 - 5 person show curated by Mara Williams w/ Basquiat, Haring, Hiratsuka, S. Borofsky and Gormley

2007 - One Man Show, Roxbury Arts Center, Walt Meade Gallery, Roxbury, NY

2007 - Three Person Group Show, Catherine Dianich Gallery, Brattleboro, VT

2006 - “Fertile,” bluestone sphere 2 1/2’round, Longhouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY

2006 - First New York City Sculpture Symposium, Mercer St. Park, Sp. by Noho BID

2005            Varanasi Sculpture Symposium, Varanasi, India 

2004 - Montauk, New York “Drifted Coral” on the beach 3’x 6’x 6’granite, private commission

2004 - One Man Show, Erpf Gallery, Catskill Center, Arkville, NY

 

2003 - “Fossil of the Moment,” gray granite, 12 tons, 6’x7’x8’h,  Shimodate, Japan. Commissioned by city and private funders.

2002 - One-Man Sculpture Installation. Issey Miyake, Madison Avenue & 77th Street, NYC

2001 - Municipal Park Group Show, Freiburg, Germany, 12-ton granite boulder 6’x7’x8’

2001 - Atlantic Center for the Arts Artist-in-Residence, New Smyrna Beach, Fl, Carved Jetty Rock, 6'x10' granite, with permission of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

1999 - Torino, Italy, Pittura Dura Museum, "Dal Graffitismo alla Street Art" curated by Paolo Buggiani

1992 - Eco Summit/Global Forum, Granite 10'x15'x6', Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Permanent public monument in Flamingo Park on Guanabara Bay assisted by the City of Rio. It is the first large-scale story rock, depicting through symbols the events and significance of the International Summit on the Environment

1991 - Mount Merapi, Andesite 32'x23'x8', Jogjakarta, Indonesia. Large-scale site work supported by Yachiyo Engineering Co. Hiratsuka's non-figurative "primitive" work stirred public controversy in the newspapers

 

1987 - Peace Monument, Cowra, N.S.W., Australia, commissioned by the City of Cowra. 36-ton granite composed of 12 carved boulders lined up on the north-south magnetic line, located at the Cowra Japanese garden, formerly a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp, now a major tourist attraction

1984 - Granite sidewalk, 6'x8', Prince & Broadway, NW corner, NYC One of the earliest and best known of the street works

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2012 - Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant

2011 - Bisa Research Grant funding in support of “Invisible Transfer” at Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea

1998 - AWARD OF EXCELLENCE In-Sites IV: Opening the Streetscape/School to Community, Henry Street Abrons Art Center, NYC 

ONE LINE WORLD SITE CARVINGS

 

USA, Japan, Australia, Austria, Italy, France, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Spain, Switzerland, Slovenia, Turkey, Brazil, Canada, Indonesia, Mongolia, China, Colombia, India, Korea, and Kenya

 

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

 

1993 Kemi Art Museum, Black Granite, 8 tons, Kemi, Finland
Tornio Museum, 8 granite stones 30'x30'x3', Tornio, Finland 

 

1992 Modern Art Museum Granite 1'x2'x2', Rio De Janeiro, Brasil 

 

1987 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Carved entrance & garden stepping stones, Tokyo

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