Keita Morimoto | 森本啓太 (b. 1990 Osaka, Japan)
Based in Tokyo and Toronto

Education

2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ontario College of Art & Design University, Toronto

Current/Upcoming Exhibitions

2024 Oct - Solo, Long Story Short, Paris
2024 Nov - Solo, Almine Rech, New York Tribeca
2024 Nov - Solo & Book Release, GINZA SIX via KOTARO NUKAGA, Tokyo

Solo Exhibitions

2024 WORK IN PROGRESS, anonymous collection, Tokyo
2023 as we didn't know it, Night Gallery, Los Angeles 
2023 A Little Closer, KOTARO NUKAGA, Tokyo
2022 In Between Shadows, ATM Gallery, New York
2022 Contrasting Memories, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2021 After Dark, KOTARO NUKAGA, Tokyo
2020 Garden of Lights, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto 
2018 Light Passage, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2016 Strange Guild, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto
2014 The Nightwatchers, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto
2013 Into The Wild, Gladstone House, Toronto

Selected Exhibitions

2024 White Columns Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York
2024 Golden Memories : OKETA COLLECTION, Spiral Garden, Tokyo
2024 Dallas Invitational via Night Gallery, Dallas
2023 Quiet Storm, Long Story Short, Paris
2023 Focal Point 2, Long Story Short, New York
2023 Revisit Sanya - Tiny Art Festival by HOU Milan, Tokyo
2023 Stories After Extinction, MtK Contemporary, Kyoto
2023 Dieci, Palazzo Coardi di Carpeneto by Artuner, Turin
2023 Descendants, K11 MUSEA, Hong Kong
2023 Midnight Hour, The Hole, New York
2022 Crossing, KOTARO NUKAGA, Tokyo
2022 Under Current, Powerlong Museum, Shanghai
2022 Art Collaboration Kyoto via KOTARO NUKAGA, Kyoto
2022 Seasons In The City, Palazzo Capris by Artuner, Turin
2022 What It Could Be, Theaster Gates Stony Island Arts Bank, Chicago
2022 Escape From New York, Another Gallery, Los Angeles
2022 Romancing Relevance, Woaw Gallery, Hong Kong
2021 The Artists Against Anti-Asian Violence Benefit Auction, Artsy, New York
2018 These things I have seen, Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough 
2016 RBC Annual Painting Exhibition, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto 
2015 Invisible College, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne
2014 Superhuman, Plus Gallery, Denver

Museum Collections

Shiga Museum of Art, Shiga, Japan
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, United States
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, United States
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Arts Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
Urban Nation Museum, Berlin, Germany

Other Collections

Oketa Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Ueshima Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Loyalty One, Toronto, Canada
Bell Trinity Square Public Installation, Toronto, Canada
Bora Collection, Istanbul, Turkey 
Stikeman Elliott, Toronto, Canada
INFOR Financial, Toronto, Canada

Lectures 

Artist Lecture, OCAD University, 2022
Artist Talk, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, 2022
Artist Talk, TIFF Bell Lightbox, 2018
Artist Lecture, Sheridan College, 2018
Artist Talk, Art Gallery of Peterborough, 2018

Residencies/Awards

2019 Vermont Studio Center Residency Program - Full Fellowship Recipient, Johnson
2019 Toronto Arts Council Visual Artists Grant, Toronto
2017 The Kingston Prize - Finalist, Kingston
2016 RBC Canadian Painting Competition - Finalist, Toronto
2012 Creative Quarterly 28 Award, New York
2012 Donna MacLean Award, Toronto
2012 Patricia Joy Alpert Memorial Award, Toronto
2011 The Other Competition Winner, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto