Biography
Japanese

1966 Born in Kumamoto, Japan
1993 Completed the postgraduate course at Shiga University of Education (Painting Department)
1993-94 Studied at Circulo de Bellas Artes de Madrid (Spain)
Live and works in Tokyo & Kanagawa, Japan


Solo Shows
2017 Lines of Flight, GALERIE LE CONFORT DES ETRANGES, Toulouse, France (*expectation)
2017 Lines of Flight SA-KU-RA, YOSHIAKI INOUE GALLERY, Osaka
2017 Difference et repetition / Tableau en evolution, Gakeigimlet, Kyoto
2016 Difference et repetition / Tableau en evolution, Institut francais du Japon-kyusyu, Fukuoka
2016 Lines of Flight, Gakeigimlet, Tokyo
2016 Lines of Flight, Gakeigimlet, Kyoto
2015 Lines of Flight - Unexpected power, YOSHIAKI INOUE GALLERY, Osaka
2014 Lines of Flight, ponyhof artclub, Munchen, Germany
2014 Difference et repetition / Tableau en evolution, Gakeigimlet, Kyoto
2014 Difference et repetition / Tableau en evolution, YOSHIAKI INOUE GALLERY, Osaka
2014 Difference et repetition / Tableau en evolution, Institut francais du Japon-Kansai, Kyoto
2012 Lines of Flight, Gakeigimlet, Kyoto
2012 Lines of Flight, Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo
2010 Lines of Flight-to the Sahara, Kinokuniya Gallery, Tokyo
2009 Lines of Flight, Galerie Tokyo Humanite, Tokyo
2008 Lines of Flight, Cubic Gallery Iteza, Kyoto
2007 Lines of Flight, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
2006 Lines of Flight, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
2005 Lines of Flight, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
2004 Lines of Flight, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
2002 I until 1999 from 1990-to give it value in the daily life, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
2001 I whom I don't know-Memory, Cubic Gallery Iteza, Kyoto
2000 To leave, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
1999 Escape the border, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
1998 Painting from Record of Action, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
1998 Expressive Machine for Future, Cubic Gallery Iteza, Kyoto
1997 about Existence, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
1996 It is connected, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka
1996 escape from the two clauses confrontation, Cubic Gallery Iteza, Kyoto
1994 Painting from Record of Action, Cubic Gallery Iteza, Kyoto
1992 Devenir, Cubic Gallery Iteza, Kyoto

Group shows
2017 Adventures on Surface - Apocalypse of Abstraction, Gallery Kounotori, Tokyo
2017 ART FAIR TOKYO, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
2017 ART in PARK HOTEL TOKYO, PARK HOTEL, Tokyo
2016 ART BUSAN, BEXCO, Busan, Korea
2016 ART FAIR ASIA FUKUOKA, HOTEL OKURA, Fukuoka
2016 ART in PARK HOTEL TOKYO, PARK HOTEL, Tokyo
2016 In Praise of Shadows, Japanese beauty, Yamagiwa, Tokyo
2015 LUISA KOCH & AKIHITO TAKUMA reflections, ponyhof artclub, Munchen, Germany
2015 STROKE, Praterinsel, Munchen, Germany
2015 ART BUSAN, BEXCO, Busan, Korea
2015 Link Link Art-3, Kakian, Tokyo
2014 Landscapes. Rural vs Urban, The Brick Lane Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2013 ART.FAIR, Staatenhaus am Rheinpark, Auenweg, Cologne, Germany
2013 The Gallery Shinanobashi Collection, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
2013 mujikobo contemporary ~ gimlet contemporary, mujikobo, Yokohama
2013 Link Link Art-2, Kakian, Tokyo
2013 Matsuda Art 3, Matsuda high school, Kanagawa
2012 KAMIWAZA, Gakeigimlet, Kyoto/Tokiori, Nagoya/HIGURE 17-15 cas,Tokyo
2012 Black Aesthetics 01?Avantgarde and Realism?, Gakeigimlet, Kyoto
2012 Link link art, Kakian, Tokyo
2012 Gimlet Cross, Gakeigimlet, Kyoto
2012 Batta mon's batta mon, gallery ARTISLONG, Kyoto
2011 Mark Humphrey Gallery, Southampton, USA
2011 Hatsuden-Private power generation, Kakian, Tokyo
2010 ASIA and RICE, sori arts center of Jeolla Buk-do, Changheum
2010 Invitation to Our House, at Artist's home in Kanagawa
2009 Permanent Collection 2, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
2009 Les Aventuriers on surface, exhibit Live & Moris Gallery, Tokyo
2007 Hyakka-Ryoran, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
2006 Commemoration of Masuo Ikeda art prize, Ginza Yokyo Hall, Tokyo
2005 The 10th Anniversary of Post- Earthquake Restoration- Hyogo International Competition of Painting, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
2005 Line of Artist, Ishida Taiseisya Hall, Kyoto
2004 Daily life and Not Daily life, Hira Museum, Shiga
2001-2005 Seed Project, Kyoto & Shiga
1997 Invitation to Our House, at Artist's home in Shiga
1994 Exhibition of current state of Kyushu art, The Kagoshima Municipal Museum of Art, Kagoshima
1992 Impact Art Festival, The Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto
1991 Kyoto Independent Exhibition, The Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto

Selected Bibliography
2016 Yutaka Mikami, gPainting of Akihito Takuma", No.16 - The Bulletin of the faculty of Representational studies of Wako University
2016 Akihito Takuma, gA Study of Contemporary Art in Germany : Irony, Humor and Political Criticism", No.16 - The Bulletin of the faculty of Representational studies of Wako University
2015 Mitsuo Yoshikawa, ART OSAKA
2014 Michiaki Nanba, review, HAPS
2012 Hitoshi Dehara, gFreedom of Flighth, Akiyama Gallery Catalog
2012 Art square, 29.Apr, Kyoto Newspaper
2012 Chiemi Sano, Review, Arts MagazinehCollectorh (November)
2011 Akihito Takuma, Saatchi Online Interviews SHOWDOWNfs Top Finalists
2011 Akihito Takuma, Lesson practice which took in contemporary paintings, Art Education Society of Japan, No.294
2010 Ren Fukuzumi, Review, artscape
2010 Takeshi Sugawara, gAt the Dunes of Merzougah, KINOKUNIYA Gallery Catalog
2009 Akihito Takuma, gmomentary brightnessh, Galerie Tokyo Humanite Catalog
2009 Akihito Takuma, gA study of the Relation Between Art Education and Postmodern Erah, Art Education Society of Japan, No.292
2008 Yutaka Mikami, gGray lighth, Galerie Iteza Catalog
2008 Toru Kawamura, Review, 6.Sep, Kyoto Newspaper
2007 Akihito Takuma, gLines of Flighth, ACRYLART2007, p61
2005 Ichiro Hariu, Jurorsf Comments, 10th Anniversary of Post- Earthquake Restoration- Hyogo International Competition of Painting Catalog
2005 Shigenobu Kimura, Jurorsf Comments, 10th Anniversary of Post- Earthquake Restoration- Hyogo International Competition of Painting Catalog
2005 Oh Kwang-su, Jurorsf Comments, 10th Anniversary of Post- Earthquake Restoration- Hyogo International Competition of Painting Catalog
2005 gArt sceneh, Nichiyo-bijutsukan, NHK-TV, 23.Jan
2005 Yutaka Hayami, ARTRAMBLE, vol.8
1999 Shinichiro Ozaki, Review, SHIJO Gallery
1998 Minoru Otagaki, Review, 20.Jun, Kyoto Newspaper
1997 Eiji Yamamori, Review, 15.Jun, Asahi Newspaper
1997 Hideyuki Yamanaka, Review, 5.Jul, Kyoto Newspaper
1996 Shinji Komoto, Review, SHIJO Gallery
1992 Yusuke Nakahara, Review, BBC-Biwako-TV
1991 Yoshiaki Inui, Review, BBC-Biwako-TV

Awards

2014 Saatchi Online SHOWDOWN Finalist
2011 Saatchi Online SHOWDOWN Finalist
2005 The 10th Anniversary of Post-Earthquake Restoration- Hyogo International Competition of Painting, Second Prize
2005 20th Holbein Scholarship Exhibitioner

Public collections
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
Color museum, Tokyo
Hirose collection





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