Goro Hirata

1965 Born in Tokyo,Japan.
1988 Graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Fine Arts Department, Oil Painting Section.
1990 Completed the graduate school in Mural Studies at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
Now Stay in Alaska

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1992 "From Talking Circle'92 Goro Hirata Exhibition", Gallery ART SOKO, Tokyo.
1995 "Goro Hirata Solo-Exhibition ?MIND SPACE?", Gallery NIKKO, Tokyo.
1996 "CRITERIUM 21 Goro Hirata 'Mind Space'", Contemporary Art Center, ATM, Mito, Ibaraki,Japan.
1998 "Goro Hirata Mind Space-To See the Sky", Gallery αM, Tokyo.
2001 "Goro Hirata Solo-Exhibition", NOB Gallery, Okazaki, Aichi.
2002 "Mr.Ohba's-House", Saku Island, Isshiki-cho, Aichi, Japan
2003 "Mr.Ohba's-House", Saku Island, Isshiki-cho, Aichi, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

1986 "SOUND GARDEN" 2, 3, 4, 6, Striped House Museum of Art, Tokyo.
1993 "Sound Culture Japan'93 Sound Exhibition", Yurinkan, Kiryu, Gunma.
1997 "Nine Dragon Heads", Cheongju National Museum and Lake Taechong, Korea.
1998 "SUR-EVERYDAY-LIFE-Seven Japanese Contemporary Artists", Shanghai Art Museum, China.
"Tastes and Pursyuits: Japanese Art in the 1990's", National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, The Philippines.
1999 "New Installation by Asian Artists", Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
2000 "Gendai:Japanese Contemporary Art, Between the Body and Space", Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
2002 "Temporary..." Ex-Teresa Art Actual, Mexico City.

Commission Works

2001 VIBRATION, Expressive Powers of Sculptures", Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Tochigi.
2003 "Goro Hirata", The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Takasaki, Gunma,Japan.
2002-04 "Mr.Ohba's-House", Saku Island, Isshiki-cho, Aichi,Japan.
2005 Iwate Prefectural Public Library, Iwate, Japan.
"Dreaming Garden" Private House Project, Portugal.

Field Works

1988 "Life of Ant", Kasama, Ibaraki.
1989 "Burn Man", Kasama, Ibaraki.
1989-90 "Mind Space", The Group of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music.
1990 "Shelter, the garden of Hirata's House", Urawa, Saitama.
1991 "Bolted Gate", Mountainous region of Shirakami, Akita,Japan.
"Secret Passage", Yudo Swamp, Toyokoro-cho, Hokkaido,Japan.
1992 "Mind Space", the garden of private residence, kamagaya, Chiba,Japan.
1993 "Snow House", onneto lake, Ashiro-cho, Hokkaido,Japan.
"Mangrove Ship-Green Ship Project", Iriomote Island, Okinawa,Japan.
1997 "20 Aug.to See the Sky", Cheongju, Korea.
1998 "Walk in the Wind-Sand House", Turfan, China.
1999 "Walk to the Mountaintop", Ladakh, India.


2004 Young Artists Prize, Gotoh Culture Foundation.
2005 Second Prize,The Benesse Corporation Fiftieth Anniversary Essay and Arts Prize