Born in Osaka, 1987, Kanaria graduated from Tama Art University Tokyo in 2011 with a specialization in oil painting. She moved to Paris in 2014 and obtained her postgraduate diploma at Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2017. After participating in the artist residence program at Cité Internationale des Arts, she moved back to Japan in 2020. Kanaria has been actively participating in exhibitions in and out of Japan. Ever since her first solo exhibition at Zen Foto Gallery in August 2011, Kanaria has held solo exhibitions every summer at the gallery. This year marks the 14th time of our collaboration.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010 Solo exhibition of Kanaria (Gallery Ginza Forest, Tokyo)
2011 Kanaria Painting Exhibition (Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo)
2012 Kanariaradiance (Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo)
2013 Song of Songs (Zen Foto Gallery, Tokyo)
2014 Solo exhibition of Kanaria (ART OSAKA, Gallery Kobo Chika)
Shall I wake or shall I dream. O Lord. (Zen Foto Gallery)

2015 Rendez-vous sur l'Horizon (Zen Foto Gallery)
2016 à la recherche d'un point de contact (Zen Foto Gallery)
2017 Pages from a Bestiary (Zen Foto Gallery)
2018 My Garden of Rainbows (Zen Foto Gallery)
2019 When I'm with you My World is Bountiful (Zen Foto Gallery)
2020 Valley of Love (Zen Foto Gallery)
2021 Kiss (Zen Foto Gallery)

Gallery Exhibitions