GOU HAYAKAWA Profile

Artist's statement

Paining is how I express my feelings, the feelings I cannot express in words.
My creation represent my emotion and inner world that I can only express on canvas.

Activity history

1976
Born in Tokyo, Japan
1995
Graduated Design Dept. of Hongo Senior High School
1999
Selected for Garyuzakura Japanese Painting Competition
2000
Graduated for Japanese Painting Course of Musashino Art School
2001
Selected for Shinseiten, a competition organized by the Shinseido-Hatanaka Art Gallery
Selected for Japan Fine Arts Exhibition
2002
Selected for Kawabata Ryushi Exhibition
Selected for Japanese Contemporary Arts Exhibition, held in Spain
Selected for Firenze Exhibition organized by the Setsuryosha Art Museum
Selected for Japan Fine Arts Exhibition
2003
Selected for Garyuzakura Japanese Painting Competition
2004
Group Exihibition "Exhibition of 100 Works of Japanese Paintings" (Ishida Taiseisha hall/Kyoto, Japan)
Selected for Japan Fine Arts Exhibition
2005
Group Exihibition "Message from young painters" (Sudou Art Museum/Tokyo, Japan)
Drawing Japanese Paintings for a Kenta Fukasaku film "Under the Same Moon"
Solo Exhibition (exhibit Live&Moris/ Tokyo, Japan)
2006
Group Exhibition of Yonouzu-Yume Art Museum (Osaka Contemporary Gallery/Osaka, Japan)
Group Exhibition "The 16th sprout Exhibition"(Gallery Fukuyama/Tokyo, Japan)
Drawing illusts for a musical "tick, tick...BOOM!"
Group Exhibition of Gallery Matsu (Gallery Matsu/Tokyo, Japan)
Solo Exhibition (K's Gallery/Tokyo, Japan)
2007
Group exhibition "Allumage Les jeune - Japanese painting - " (K's Gallery/Tokyo, Japan)
Group exhibition "Bigakusha Exhibition"(Gallery Hibiya/Tokyo, Japan)
Drawing illusts for Maki Yano's PV "Window"
Art show "Aozora-de-Art" (Ginza Taimei Elementary school/Tokyo, Japan)
2008
Group exhibition "Allumage" (K's Gallery/Tokyo, Japan)
Solo exhibition (K's Gallery/Tokyo, Japan)
Art show "Aozora-de-Art" (Ginza Taimei Elementary school/Tokyo, Japan)
2009
Solo exhibition (K's Gallery/Tokyo, Japan)
ARTFILE EXHIBITION vol.1 (K's Gallery/Tokyo, Japan)
Group exhibition (SAN-AI GALLERY +contemporary art/Tokyo, Japan)
Drawing Japanese Paintings for "the GazettE TOUR09 -DIM SCENE-"
ARTFILE EXHIBITION vol.3 (K's Gallery/Tokyo, Japan)
2010
Emerging Contemporary Artists of Japan 2010 (2/20 Gallery/NY)
Group exhibition (SAN-AI GALLERY +contemporary art/Tokyo, Japan)
Group exhibition (gallery COEXIST/Tokyo, Japan)
Solo exhibition (Gallery YASASHI YOKAN/Tokyo, Japan)
2011
Solo exhibition (GALERIE PARIS/Kanagawa, Japan)
Solo exhibition (Gallery K/Saitama, Japan)
Entry for Garyū Sakura (“Dragon Sakura”) Art Contest
2012
“How to Paint Japanese-style Paintings”, Monthly Beaux-Arts, February 2012
Art-ZEN Fountain Art Fair, New York
Exhibition of Graduates from Hongo High School Design Dept. (Toshima City, Tokyo)
TV Ad Illustrations for Evgeni Bozhanov Piano Recital
4th “Sanma” Fish Art Festival (Gallery Yasashii Yokan/Meguro, Tokyo)
Solo Exhibition (Palette Gallery/Azabu Jūban, Tokyo)
Solo Exhibition (Gallery Yasashii Yokan/Meguro, Tokyo)
2013
Solo Exhibition (Galerie Paris, Yokohama)
Cross-Generational Duo Vol. 3: Eiko Torigaki/Go Hayakawa (K’s Gallery, Kyobashi, Tokyo)
Contemporary Artists Tomorrow (Tokyu Department Store, Tama Plaza, Yokohama)
Illustrations for Hitomi Fujimoto: Kyōto Prefect in Mid-19th Century, Chūō Kōron Publishers
2014
Solo Exhibition (Ginza Gallery Forest, Ginza, Tokyo)
New Year Trio: Go Hayakawa/Maki Matsuzawa/Yuki Watanabe (Tokyu Department Store, Tama Plaza, Yokohama)
Fuyuhiko Yamamoto Collection Show (Gallery Yasashii Yokan, Meguro, Tokyo)
Byō2 Group Exhibition (Tokyo Ginza Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo)
2015
Mini Byō2 Group Exhibition (Iyotetsu Takashimaya, Matsuyama)
Young Artist Festa (Hiltopia ArtSquare, Shinjuku, Tokyo)
Solo Exhibition (Galerie Paris, Yokohama)
“Collectors’ Feast” (Gallery Goto, Ginza, Tokyo)
Bigakusha Art Fair (K392 Gallery, Kyobashi, Tokyo)
Byō2 Group Exhibition (Tokyo Ginza Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo)
Mini Byō2 Group Exhibition (Tokyu Department Store, Tama Plaza, Yokohama)
One-Piece Club Exhibition Vol. 8 “Perhaps for the First Time” (3331 Arts Chiyoda, Soto-Kanda, Tokyo)
Solo Exhibition (Gallery Yasashii Yokan, Meguro, Tokyo)
“So Long Yasashii Yokan ~End Precedes Rebirth~” (Gallery Yasashii Yokan, Meguro, Tokyo)
2016
“Go Hayakawa, Yu Miyazaki & Company” (Ginza Kawauso Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo)
Byō2 Group Exhibition (Tokyo Ginza Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo)
Group exhibition (Ginza Kawauso Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo)
Mini Byō2 Group Exhibition (Tokyu Department Store, Tama Plaza, Yokohama)
Entry for Dojima River Award
2017
Mini Byō2 Group Exhibition (Iyotetsu Takashimaya, Matsuyama)
Solo Exhibition (Galerie Paris, Yokohama)