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LAST UPDATE : DEC/16/10



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INSTALLATION
Cradle-Island Universe
December 17, 2010 - January 23, 2011
Opening Reception: Friday, December 17, 6-9pm

Curated by Sasha Okshteyn

Black & White Project Space
483 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211 // t. 718-599-8775
GALLERY HOURS: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 12 noon - 6 pm
www.blackandwhiteprojectspace.org

in conjunction with
Basic Instinct
Group Show/ Black & White Gallery
Colette, Jessica Lagunas, Natsu, Alicia Ross, Vadis Turner
www.blackandwhiteartgallery.com
INSTALLATION  



SOLO EXHIBITION
Path of Particles
October 21st - November 20th, 2010
Reception: Thursday, October 21, 7-8:30pm
Artist Talk at 7:15pm

Finlandia University Gallery
Finnish American Heritage Center
435 Quincy Street, Hancock, MI 49930, U.S.A.
tel: (906)487-7500
http://www.finlandia.edu/finlandiauniversitygallery.html

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm, Saturday 12pm-4pm
 



GROUP EXHIBITION
Collected: Working Space 10
June 25 - August 7, 2010
Opening Reception, Friday, June 25, 5-7pm

Curated by Erin Riley-Lopez

Cuchifritos
The Artists Alliance Gallery/ Project Space
120 Essex Street, Essex Street Market, New York, NY 10002
South End of the Market, nearest Delancey Street
P: 212-420-9202 E: aai@aai-nyc.org
http://www.aai-nyc.org/cuchifritos
 



EVENT
AAI's 14th Annual Building Wide Open Studios
Saturday, May 15, 4 - 8 pm, 2010
LES - Rotating Studio Program:
Spring 2010 Artists - in - Residence
107 Suffolk Street 4th Floor, New York, NY 10002
Tel: 212-420-9202
Email: aai@aai-nyc.org
http://www.aai-nyc.org/index.html
 



GROUP EXHIBITION
Common Jive
April 3 - May 15, 2010
Reception: Saturday, April 3, 6-8 pm

EFA Project Space
The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
T. 212-563-5855
http://www.efanyc.org
Gallery Hours: Wed - Sat 12-6pm
 



AWARD / RESIDENCY
Artist Alliance Inc. (AAI) LES-RSP Residency Program, NY
Spring 2010
http://www.aai-nyc.org/Studio_Programs/Rotating_Studios/13_Artists_Spring_10/index%20Spring10.html
 



EVENT
Artist Talk
Sunday, April 4, 2010, 2-3 pm
Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Japan
http://www.taromuseum.jp/english/index_english.html
 



LECUTURE
Children's Tour of Artists Studios
Sunday, March 7, 2010
Hosted by No Longer Empty, Armory Arts Week, NY
http://www.armoryartsweek.com/armoryarts/index.cfm/publicevents/sunday-march-7-lower-east-side-downtown/
 



ARTICLE
Brain Magazine (Japan)
February 2010 Vol.595
New Creator: Natsu
 



AWARD
13th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art
 



GROUP EXHIBITION
The 13th Exhibition of the Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art
February 6th - April 4th, 2010
Taro Okamoto Museum of Art
http://www.taromuseum.jp/english/index_english.html
 



SOLO EXHIBITION
Tears of the Moon
November 13th - December 1st, 2009
11am - 7pm
*Closed: November 18th

Walking in the forest of Tears of the Moon.
Crystals of moonlight are floating down.
A lake like a necklace is formed.

MIKIMOTO HALL
Mikiomto 6F
4-5-5 Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo
http://www.mikimoto.com
mikimoto  



LECTURE / WORKSHOP
Extra-Ordinary
Sunday, October 11th, 2009, 6pm
DEITCH STUDIOS
4-40 44TH DRIVE ON THE EAST RIVER
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11101
tel: 212 343 7300
http://www.deitch.com/
 



GROUP EXHIBITION
LMCC Swing Space Open House
Thursday, April 16th, 2009, 6 - 8 pm
100 Church Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY
RSVP required:
http://www.lmcc.net/art/swingspace/100church/index.html
 



EVENT
LMCC The Downtown Dinner
Monday, April 20, 2009
7 World Trade Center, New York, NY
http://www.lmcc.net/us/benefits/2009/downtowndinner.html
 



AWARD&RESIDENCY
Swing Space Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)
February 2 - May 1, 2009
http://www.lmcc.net/art/swingspace/100church/index.html
 



ARTICLES
SO-EN Magazine(Japan), March issue
Who's Next What's Next / NEW YORK
Published: Jan 28 2009
http://fashionjp.net/wnext/newyork/ny00030.html

Pen Magazine(Japan), 12/15 issue no.235
Latest Map of Contemporary Art
Published: Dec 1 2008

Interview Magazine
November 2008 Issue
http://www.interviewmagazine.com/art/kirsha-kaechele/
 



EVENT
Dumbo Arts Center's BENEFIT AUCTION
February 14 - 21, 2009
Auction Party and Raffle: Saturday, February 21, 2009, 6 - 8 pm
Online: http://www.dumboartscenter.org/auction_body.html

Dumbo Arts Center
30 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
T. 718-694-0831 F. 718-694-0867
E. gallery@dumboartscenter.org
http://www.dumboartscenter.org/
 



GROUP EXHIBITION
Color / No Color
November 7 - 29, 2008
Reception: Friday, November 7, 6 - 9pm

Onishi Gallery
521 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
tel: 212-695-8035
http://www.onishigallery.com/

Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm
 



INSTALLATION
Asian Contemporary Art Fair (ACAF) New York 2008
November 7 - 10, 2008 VIP Lounge
Pier 92, 52nd Street and 12th Avenue
http://www.acafny.com/
ACAF



ARTICLES
Website
All About (Japanese Only)
http://allabout.co.jp/travel/travelusa/closeup/CU20080918A/

Magazine
Monthly M (Japan), November Issue
Published: Sep 24 2008
 



INSTALLATION AND SCULPTURE
Dumbo Arts Center (DAC) Presents
12th Annual D.U.M.B.O. ART UNDER THE BRIDGE FESTIVAL
September 26 - 28, 2008

PROJECT GLOW
NATSU: "The Lost State"
Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY

*for more info:
DUMBO ARTS CENTER (dac) 30 Washington Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
T. 718.694.0831
http://www.dumboartscenter.org/



SOLO EXHIBITION
Crystallization
May 15 - June 28, 2008
Reception: Thursday, May 15, 6 - 8pm

Onishi Gallery
521 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
tel: 212-695-8035
http://www.onishigallery.com/

Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm

Image: Meteorite 001, 2008
Plastic beads, brass wire and sequins, 41x41x34 in.
Crystallization



GROUP EXHIBITION
Locus
April 3 - April 27, 2008
Reception: Thursday, April 3, 5:30 - 8:30pm

111 Front Street, Suite 230
Brooklyn, NY 11201 (DUMBO)
http://www.fitnyc.edu/locus
Gallery Hours: Thursday - Sunday, 11am - 6pm

The exhibition is curated by the candidates
for the Master of Arts degree in FIT's program
Art Market : Principles and Practices
 



EVENT
ACAW
Asian Contemporary Art Week 2008
http://www.acaw.net/index.html
 



GROUP EXHIBITION
Ephemeral
March 12 - April 12, 2008
Reception: Thursday, March 20, 6 - 8pm

Curator: Mako Wakasa, Nana Onishi

Onishi Gallery
521 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
tel: 212-695-8035
http://www.onishigallery.com/

Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm

Image: Aurora-the goddess of sparkle (detail), 2007
Plastic beads, brass wire, sequins, 8x12 ft.
Ephemeral



SOLO EXHIBITION
Enchanting...
February 1- 29, 2008

Here in an enchanting world where the Siren seems to live,
She is singing a romantic song,
Spiral Shells are dancing,
Sea Anemones are blooming,
Hearts are sparkling with LOVE.

Starbucks Coffee
Ginza Marronnier-dori Store
3-7-3 Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo Japan
http://www.starbucks.co.jp/mrn/

Store Hours: 7am - 10pm
Enchanting



GROUP EXHIBITION
Dehisce
Curated by Koan Jeff Baysa
December 10, 2007- March, 2008
Reception: Monday, December 10

KK Projects
2448 N. Villerie St.
New Orleans, LA 70117, U.S.A.
(bet. Music St. & Arts St.)
tel: 1-504-415-9880
http://www.kkprojects.org/

Gallery Hours: Saturday 10am - 4pm and by appointment



INSTALLATION AND SCULPTURE
d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac) presents
11th annual d.u.m.b.o. art under the bridge festival
September 28 - 30, 2007

PROJECT GLOW
NATSU: "Aurora- the goddess of sparkle"
The shore of the Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY

*for more info:
DUMBO ARTS CENTER (dac)
30 Washington Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
T. 718.624.3772 office
T. 718.694.0831 gallery
http://www.dumboartscenter.org/
or
http://natsuuniverse.blogspot.com/

Image: Sparkling Air, 10th annual dumbo art under the bridge festival, 2006
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GROUP EXHIBITION
land[e]scape
September 13 - October 3, 2007
Reception: Thursday, September 13, 6 - 8 pm

Curator: Eric C. Shiner

Onishi Gallery
521 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
tel: 212-695-8035
http://www.onishigallery.com/

Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm



GROUP EXHIBITION
E8: Aljira Emerge 8 Exhibition
July 19 - September 29, 2007
Reception: Thursday, July 19, 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Curator: Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, Jersey City Museum

Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art
591 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102-4403
Tel: 1-973-622-1600
http://www.aljira.org/
Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Friday 12pm - 6pm/
Saturday 11am - 4pm
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SOLO EXHIBITION
Cosmic Chant
April 7 - 28, 2007
Reception: Saturday, April 07, 6 - 8 pm

Mushiki Whale, the Formless Whale,
floating and drifting between the sea and the sky, is called Cosmic Egg.
It consists of all Emptiness without any emotion or desire, but sings
a Cosmic Chant.
With its Breath it created the universe by blowing out numberless
crystals.

Onishi Gallery
521 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
tel: 212-695-8035
http://www.onishigallery.com/
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm

Image: Mushiki Whale - Cosmic Egg- (detail), Plastic beads, brass
wire, 2007



INSTALLATION
Water from heaven
October 28 - November 11, 2006
Reception: Thursday, November 2, 6 - 8 PM

Water on the earth bathed in sunshine, rises up into the sky,
turns into ice crystals and creates clouds of heaven.
Cyclic prayer from heaven like rain falls onto the earth.

Onishi Gallery
515 West 26th Street, New York, NY10001
tel: 212-695-8035
http://www.onishigallery.com/
INSTALLATION



INSTALLATION AND SCULPTURE
d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac) presents
10th annual d.u.m.b.o. art under the bridge festival
October 13-15, 2006

PROJECT GLOW Sponsored by Con Edison
NATSU: "Sparkling Air"
Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn
(near the Main Street entrance)

"Sparkling Air"
Air (wind) makes moving sparkles out of numberless sequins.
The viewer will have a wonderful experience
visualizing Air -invisible but feelable- as sparkles.
This "Sparkling Air” sculpture is the Gate to their spiritual journey.

*for more info:
http://www.dumboartscenter.org/festival/2006/
http://natsuuniverse.blogspot.com/
INSTALLATION AND SCULPTURE



Group Exhibition
KUYO project
September 9~ September 30, 2006
Opening Reception: Saturday, September 9, 6-9pm

Onishi Gallery
515 West 26th Street, New York, NY10001
tel: 212-695-8035
http://www.onishigallery.com/

*for more info:
http://www.kuyoproject.com/
KUYO project



Group Exhibition
CREAM 4th Anniversary Exhibition
August 2006
COMME des GARCONS Guerrilla Store+852/Hong Kong

Back Exit of Unit 11
G/F, 18 Ka Yip Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong
tel: 852.2881.6050
http://www.guerrilla-store.com/flash.php

*for more info, will be posted to
http://natsuuniverse.blogspot.com/
コムデギャルソン・ゲリラストア+852/香港



ARTICLE
HILLS LIFE 15
Instore Art 'Water from heaven'
Published: June 1, 2006
http://www.roppongihills.com/jp/hillslife/index.html



NATSU Solo Exhibition
Water from heaven
June 10 (Sat) ~ June 30 (Fri), 2006
ESTNATION Roppongi Hills Store 2F

Water on the earth bathed in sunshine, rises up into the sky,
turns into ice crystals and creates clouds of heaven.
Cyclic prayer from heaven like rain falls onto the earth.

Tel. : 03-5220-0205
http://www.estnation.co.jp
Keyakizaka Complex 1-2F Roppongi Hills Hillside
6-10-2 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo Japan 106-0032
STORE HOURS : 11:00 - 21:00



AWARD

2006, Emerge 8 Fellowship Program,
Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art,
Newark, NJ



ON SALE

SO-EN magazine, the March issue
Who's Next What's Next / NEW YORK
Published: Jan 28 2006
 
 
 
 
 
 

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