長尾 洋

YOH NAGAO

YOH NAGAO / 長尾 洋(*1981) is a Yokohama born and Nagoya raised Japanese contemporary artist
who is passionate to pursue his artistic and philosophical theme “We will be the indigenous
people of the future” by combining painting and collage in his art pieces. Nagao is one
of Japan's leading international artists and since his much acclaimed solo exhibition in
Hong Kong in 2009, his works have been exhibited around the world including
Switzerland, London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Spain, Tokyo, Miami, Los Angeles and Mexico.

In the international competition, the ARTAQ Urban Art Award awarded him an

honorable mention at the Collage division of France. In 2008, his work was exhibited in

the famous boutique Colette in Paris. In recent years, Nagao has been invited to No

Commission hosted by Bacardi USA and HipHop producer Swizzbeatz, made the art

visuals for a European Asics limited edition sneaker campaign and illustrations for the

JRA Chukyo Racecourse annual campaign in 2015. Furthermore, he has been featured

in world-renowned magazines such as JUXTAPOZ (USA), NewYorkTimes, DAZED AND

CONFUSED (UK), LODOWN (Germany), dpi (Taiwan).

Education
2002 - BFA Nagoya Zokei University of Art & Design, Aichi Japan
Solo exhibitions
2019
“Genealogy”, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2016
Casa de la Cultura, Cancun, Mexico

2014
Berlin, Germany

2009
"JOURNEY", Gallery Benten 17, Hong Kong
Group exhibitions & Fairs
2018
Mirus Gallery, Denver, USA

2017
No Commission | Bacardi+The Dean Collection, Berlin, Germany

2015
BETWEENWORLDS, Corey Helford Gallery, LA, USA
DREAMLANDS, Corey Helford Gallery, LA, USA 2015 - LA ART SHOW, Los Angeles, USA

2014
SCOPE ART Miami Beach, Miami, USA

2013
Art Fair ULTRA 006, Tokyo Japan

2011
ARTAQ URBAN ARTS AWARDS, Angers, France
Pick Me Up contemporary graphic art fair at Somerset house, London, UK
Fountain Miami Art fair, Miami, USA
2010
“ism 2010”, tambourin-gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2009
Salon "WE-ARE -FAMILIA" at Open Space, NY, USA

2008
"Intersection", Gallery Benten 17, Hong Kong