Mural Paintings
Public Art


Available Works


Takashi Iwasaki

1982: Born in Hokkaido, Japan.
2002: Moves to Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Present: Lives in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Solo Exhibitions

2014: January 24 - February 14: The Edge Village and Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
2013: January 2 - 17: Fleet Galleries, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
2012: August 3 - 30: The Excerpts from My Dreams - Tara Davis Studio Boutique, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
January 9 - February 5: The World We Live In and Beyond - Small Works Gallery, McNally Robinson Bookseller,
Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
2010: November 30 - December 31: Memories in Color - Elliott Louis Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2009: August 29 - TBA: Indian Diary - 1 Shanthi Road Gallery, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
2008: September 25 - October 19: A Visual Diary - LE Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada.
June 21 - July 19: Embroidered Memories - Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA.
June 12 - August 14: A Visual Diary - Gallery 803, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
April: Gallery in St. John's-Ravenscourt School, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
2006: Abbies - Shimizu Public Library, Shimizu, Hokkaido, Japan.
2005: Positive Atmosphere - GoSA, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Color, Shape, Space & Composition - Off Ice Gallery (operated by professor Jeff Funnell), University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Group Exhibitions

2013: December: LE Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada.
November: Mural painting project with En Masse, Graffiti Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
October: Mural painting project, National Association of Japanese Canadians, Toronto, ON, Canada.
2012: October 18 - 21: Texas Contemporary Art Fair with Conduit Gallery, George R. Brown Convention Center,
Houston, TX, USA.
August 1 - August 26: 2012 Asian Students and Young Artists Art Festival, with Gallery LVS, Culture Station,
Seoul 284, Seoul, South Korea.
July 27 - September 2: Slowcraft: Juried Exhibition by Manitoba Crafts Council - Wasagaming Community Arts,
Wasagaming, MB, Canada.
July 1 - 31, 2013: Very Fun Park 2012: Glass facade design on Fubon Financial Center, Taipei, Taiwan.
June 30 - July 3: WHO'S NEXT tradefair: with Showroom Viamalaura, Paris, France.
May 31 - June 30: Slowcraft: Juried Exhibition by Manitoba Crafts Council - Gallery 1C03, University of Winnipeg,
Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
April 13 - 15: Dallas Art Fair with Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA.
March 2 - 31: Optical Fiber - Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
February 17 - 19: Palm Springs Fine Art Fair with Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Palm Springs, CA, USA.
February 9 - March 31: Winter Salon - Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA.
January 19 - March 31: Hovercraft - Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, MB, Canada.
2011: November 30 - December 4: Art Miami Art Fair with Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Miami, FL, USA.
November 24 - December 23: The Legend of Stache - Graffiti Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
November 3 - December 23: Full Fathom Five - Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY, USA.
August 5 - 26: Hovercraft - aceartinc., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
May 14 - June 6: Illustrated Type - Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA, USA.
March 2 - April 30: Hovercraft - Portage and District Arts Centre, Portage la Prairie, MB, Canada.
2010: October 22 - TBA: Colour Play - Gallery Lacosse, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
September 9 - November 4: Push, Pedal, Stride - Graffiti Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
March 30 - May 2: Drawing in Thread: Contemporary Embroidery - Mount Ida College - the Gallery,
Newton, MA, U.S.A.
2009: November 10, 2009 - January 15, 2010: Legends, Heroes, Myths, and Such... - Graffiti Gallery,
Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
November 6 - December 6: Over and Under - Yard Dog Gallery, Austin, TX, USA.
October 10 - November 22: Sur le fil, deviances textiles - Maison folie Wazemmes, Lille, France.
February 6 - March 1: LE CINQ - LE Gallery. Toronto, ON, Canada.
2008: December 2 - 7: Aqua Art Miami - Miami Wynwood, with Conduit Gallery, Miami, FL, USA.
October 11 - November 5: Hold Tight - Giant Robot NY. New York, NY, USA.
October 2 - 6: Toronto International Art Fair with LE Gallery. Toronto, ON, Canada.
June 7 - June XX: HQ Turns 2 - Headquarters Galerie + Boutique, Montreal, QC, Canada.
May 30 - June 1: Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas (art fair) with Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA.
April: Outworks Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Organized by University of Winnipeg AHSA.
February 1 - 24: Oh Eight! - LE Gallery. Toronto, ON, Canada.
January 28 - February 15: Isolating Inspiration - Atelier Gallery. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
January 19 - February 23: First Anniversary Group Show - Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2007: Au Revoir, Auf Wiedersehen - Motel Gallery. Portland, OR, USA.
Toronto International Art Fair with LE Gallery. Toronto, ON, Canada.
Drawing Attention - Graffiti Gallery. Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Snack Isle - Giant Robot NY. New York, New York, USA.
Affair at the Jupiter Hotel (Art Fair) with Motel Gallery. Portland, OR, USA.
White Light - Motel Gallery. Portland, OR, USA.
The Cabinet: the Unlocking - Ashdown Hall, 3rd Floor, University of Winnipeg, WB, MB, Canada.
2006: Fabulous Fakes 2006 Fundraiser - Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
BMO First ART! Exhibition 2006 - First Canadian Place Gallery - Toronto, ON, Canada.
Ace's High - Ace Art Inc., Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
I Think I Said No - Gallery 1.1.1., University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Pretty Pretty Pretty - Cream Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Student Works - Woodlands Gallery, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
2005: Value - GoSA, Univerisity of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
P.S. - Ace Art Inc., Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
2004: Urban Exchange - Exchange District Tunnel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Martha Street Studio, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.


2006: BFA (Honours) - University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.


2006: Bank of Montreal 1st ART! Competition - Manitoba Winner, Canada.
2005: Helga Miller Scholarship, Canada.
2004: Mitch Gowler Memorial Award, Canada.

Press / Publications / Illustrations

2012: Knot Thread Stitch: by Lisa Solomon, Quarry Books (featured artist) (ISBN: 978-1-59253-772-3).
2011: Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery, Arsenal Pulp Press (featured artist).
Fiberarts Magazine, Summer Issue (featured artist).
Sarah and Christian Dugas: Another Day CD (cover illustration).
Ruby: Otherworldliness, Publisher: Gestalten (featured artist), April (ISBN: 978-3-89955-343-7).
2010: The Jessica Stuart Few: Kid Dream CD (cover illustration).
Exquisite Book, Chronicle Books, September (featured artist).
G.LOVE Magazine, Canada (cover illustraion).
2009: Lines and Shapes, Vol. 9. Portland, Maine, USA. (featured artist).
I Make Stuff, handmadelife, Australia (featured artist).
Air Canada enRoute Magazine, June 2009, pp. 85 - 88. Canada (Illustration).
Craft Magazine, Volume 10, page 10, USA.
Stacey Abramson. Winnipeg Free Press, page F3, January 10, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
2008: Border Crossings Magazine, Issue No. 107, pp. 25 - 26. Canada.
The Duhks: Fast Paced World CD cover illustration, Canada / USA.
G.LOVE Magazine, Canada (featured artist).
ELLE Decoration Magazine U.K. (Illustration).
Canadian Dimesion Magazine (Illustrations/cover design).
Portland Center Theater Annual Brochure "Imagine" cover design (Illustration).
Textiel Plus Magazine, the Netherlands (featured artist with a 4-page interview).
Selvedge Magazine, U.K (featured artist).
Once More With Feeling Magazine, Melbourne, Australia. March.
2007: Walrus Magazine. Canada. October (Illustraion).
Amy Karlinsky. GalleriesWest Magazine. Canada. September.
New York Times Magazine. June (Illustration).
John Motley. White Light. The Portland Mercury, Portland, Oregon, USA. Mid-April.
Guy Maddin. Letter from Winnipeg. CBC. April 5.
On Manitoba (University of Manitoba Alumni Journal) April. (p.17).
Juxtapoz (Art & Culture Magazine Online). Event: 'White Light'. April.
2006: Warehouse 15 (pp. 446-449). University of Manitoba Faculty of Architecture. Winnipeg, Canada.
On Manitoba (University of Manitoba Alumni Journal) December.
Michael Marshal. What's Happening at the U of M. University of Manitoba. Canada. December 08.
Kenton Smith. The Uniter. Canada. November 30.
Gary Michael Dault. The Globe and Mail. Canada. October 28.
Claudio Parentele. The eXTra finGer. Online Interview. Italy. October 24.
Canadian Art Magazine
BMO Financial Group. 2006 Winners
Winnipeg Sun. Winnipeg, Canada. Septmber 07
Hokkaido Newspaper, Hokkaido, Japan
Tokachi Mainichi Newspaper. Hokkaido, Japan
Winnipeg Free Press, (p.B4). Winnipeg, Canada. May 31
Kristen Pauch-Nolin, Uptown Magazine. Winnipeg, Canada (p.19). May 11
Lorne Roberts. Winnipeg Free Press. Winnipeg, Canada. May 11
Ruby Mag Book. world-wide, Argentina
Ruby Mag. Issue No. 06. web-based magazine. Argentina
CBC Television. Canada. on air April 26
Toro Magazine (p. 60). Canada. May
Uptown Magazine, Issue 401 (p.26). Winnipeg, Canada. March 16
The Uniter, Issue 20. Vol 60 (p.17). Winnipeg, Canada. March 02
2005: National Post, (p. B6). Canada. December 08
Seiko Times, Issue 7 (p.6). Hokkaido, Japan. July 22
Manitoban, Vol 93. No.12 (p.13). Winnipeg, Canada. November 10
Manitoban, Vol 93. No.09 (p.22). Winnipeg, Canada. October 19

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