Minami Kobayashi

Minami Kobayahsi b. 1989, Nagoya, Japan

Lives and works in London


-       Education


2018   M.F.A. School of Art Institute of Chicago, US
2015   B.F.A. Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan 


-       Solo Exhibitions


2023   Frestonian Gallery, London, UK 

2022   Somewhere Not Here/ Goldfinch gallery Chicago, Chicago, US

2020   (Indefinitely postponed) / Churchill college Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

2019   A Park At Lunar Surface /Goldfinch gallery Chicago, Chicago, US

Paintings and Ceramics/ Kate's Little Angel, Los Angeles, US
2017   Yve's Concave Mirror/Baby Blue Gallery, Chicago, US

2015   Birthday/gallery TANNE, Tokyo, JP


-       Group Exhibitions


2023   The room London gallery, London, UK 

Bombon Project, Barcelona, Spain

2022   Trio show/ Dinner Party Gallery, London, UK

Summer Special with Will Lung on Art Net 

NADA Art Fair New York with Et. al gallery 

PLATFORM with Goldfinch gallery, Chicago, US

Lovely/ OIL Gallery by Bijyutsu Techo / Tokyo, JP    

2021   Beyond Each Other / Florence Trust, London, UK

Tender the Bone/ Goldfinch Gallery, Chicago, US

Glimpse/ lvl3 Gallery, Chicago, US

CAVE CANEM/ Eve Leibe Gallery, London, UK

2020   New-laid eggs vol.3/ GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku, Tokyo, JP 

Birds shun such trees/ Et al. , San Fransisco, US

A Peripheral Reverie/ Penske project, Montecito, US

A mirror, a dish, a window/ Goldfinch gallery, Chicago, US

Anecdote/ Stems gallery, Bruxelles, Belgium

2019   Jip/ Guimmies gallery, Brooklyn, US

Place out of Time/ Setouchi Triennial 2019, Kagawa, JP

ASYAArt Fair/ Dongdeamun Design Plaza, South Korea    

BOXES / mhstudio, New York, US

themselves/themselves, the body, the dreaming, the disarmed body curated by Shihuihui Zhou/ The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

LIVE IN YOUR WORLD/ PLAY IN OURS curated by Kyoko Hamaguchi/ Realty Collective Gallery, New York, US

Untitled curated by Lolita Cros / Salon at The Wing Chicago, Chicago,


Pick Me Up curated by S.Y. Lim /062 gallery, Chicago, US

2018   Pen Incest curated by Dana Nichmad and Samir Alain Nahas/ 062 gallery, Chicago, US
Flatfiles / Goldfinch gallery Chicago, Chicago, US
MARCHING THROUGH THE FIELDS curated by Warbling collective/ London, UK

The Dust Of The world, Washed by Droplets Of Dew/ Kagawa, JP 

GIFC show/ Western Exhibition, Chicago, US 

61st Chautauqua Annual Exhibition/ VACI Gallery, Chautauqua, NY, US


SPRING IN MOTION curated by Susan Chen/ MOOCH gallery,        Chicago, US

MFA Show/ Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, US 

What was painting? / Club Nutz, Chicago, IL

2017   House is Where the Art is curated by Carol Nasaw/ Jeffrey Breslow Sculpture, Chicago, US 

Kit pour lutter pour la joie / GNF gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Welcome Show / Maclean, Chicago, US

Netflix and Chill/D&S gallery, Chicago, US

Open Studio Night /Maclean, Chicago, US

2015   Graduation exhibition/Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, JP
2014   Ueno Geiyu Award /yuga gallery, Tokyo, JP 

Tropical forest /yuga gallery, Tokyo, JP 

PingPong! /3331Arts Chiyoda main gallery, Tokyo, JP

2013   All Too Human /A Students’ hall Tokyo University of Art, Tokyo JP   

2012   KUME Award/ yuga gallery, Tokyo, JP 

Flower and Horse, Rose and Pony./ ART IN GALLERY, HARAJUKU, Tokyo, JP 

2011 TORIDE Art Path/ Tokyo University Of The Arts, Tokyo, JP Residency 

-       Residency


2019 Kate's Little Angel solo residency


-       Awards


2018 Strohl Award selected by Sharon Louden

2017 Frase got talent

2015 TEIKYO University's purchasing Award

2014 UENO GEIYU Award

2012 KUME Award