About


Naoshi is a Los Angeles based artist from Japan. She uses colorful sand to create surreal people in fantastical or real world settings, that inspire a more whimsical perspective of life. She has written a book and has exhibited her work extensively in the US, Europe and Asia. http://www.nao-shi.com


◆Museum
・2016 Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk…Queens Museum (NY, USA)
・2009 URBAN SUPERSTAR Show…Museo Madre (Napoli, Italy)

◆Selected Art fair
・2016 ART KAOHSIUNG…City Suite Kaohsiung Hotel (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
・2016 ART TAICHUNG…Millennium Hotel Taichung (Taichung, Taiwan)
・2014 ART OSAKA 2014…HOTEL GRANVIA OSAKA (Osaka, Japan)
・2013 YOUNG ART TAIPEI…SHERATON GRANDE TAIPEI HOTEL (Taipei, Taiwan)
・2012 Daegu art fair…EXCO (Daegu, Korea)
・2012 ART OSAKA2012…HOTEL GRANVIA OSAKA (Osaka, Japan)
・2009 ULTRA002…SPIRAL (Tokyo, Japan)
・2009 Kunstart09…Messe Bozen (Bolzano, Italy)
・2007 Art Shanghai 2007…Shanghai Mart (Shanghai, China)

◆Selected Exhibition
・2017 Life is a circus!…Pygmy Hippo Shoppe&Pygmy Big Top (Los Angeles, USA)
・2017 Window Display Show…Hannah Zakari (Scotland, UK)  
・2016 TEZUKA OSAMU Deput 70th …Gallery Nucleus (Los Angeles, USA)
・2016 SUPER KAWAII FOOD SHOW…Japan LA (Los Angeles, USA)
・2015 So Youn Lee+ Justine Lin+ Mayuko Nakamura+ Naoshi…La Luz de Jesus Gallery
                (Los Angeles, USA)
・2015 Window Display Show…PIQ Design Store in Grand Central Terminal Station
                (New York, USA)
・2014 HAND MADE KOREA FAIR 2014…COEX(Seoul, Korea)
・2014 La Piccola Bellezza…Hangar Tattoo Studio (Rome, Italy)
・2013 HELLO DESIGN MY ! GIANT MANGO…Pier-2 Art Center(Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
・2013 Urban Superstar Festival 2013…Galleria d’Arte Provinciale Santa Chiara
                (Cosenza, Italy)
・2012  Taste FESTIVAL 2012…Direktorenhaus Belin (Berlin, Germany)
・2012  A close-up on Pop Surrealism and Urban Art…Miomao gallery (Perugia, Italy)
・2011 SWEET STREETS…WWA Gallery(Los Angeles, USA)
・2011 Qpop presents『KAMEN RIDER VS SUPER SENTAI…The Japanese American
                Cultural and Community Center (Los Angeles, USA) 
・2010 SANRIO50th Anniversary "Small gift Los Angeles"…Barker Hangar
               (Los Angeles, USA)
・2010 Manga Girls Inspiration…Junie Moon Gallery (Tokyo, Japan)
 
・2009 ART SHOW "Birth2"…Omotesando Hills (Tokyo, Japan)
・2009 Strange Bedfellows…COMPOUND gallery (Portland, USA)
・2009 URBAN SUPERSTAR Show…Museo Madre (Napoli, Italy)
    
・2008 ILLUSTRATIVE08…Messehallen Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland)
・2008 festival della creativita…Fortezza da Basso (Firenze, Italy)
・2008 PINK ATTITUDE ITALY TOUR…Becool Gallery(Rome), GIGLIO(Parermo),
                JSIGN(Napoli)
・2007 egotismo…elaboratorio gallery (Mexico)
・2007 Ikumi Nagasawa+Naoshi"Private"…Refined Nest Gallery (Shanghai, China)
・2006 POP'N FLOP'N…THE REFRESH CENTER (France)