MIKIO WATANABE MEZZOTINTS

Brume Matinale

Brume Matinale
2012| 19.3 x 11.9cm

Équinoxe

Équinoxe
2012 | 39.3 x 24.4cm

Feathered Light Ⅳ

Feathered Light Ⅳ
2013 | 11.9 x 6.0cm

Brume Matinale
Équinoxe
Feathered Light Ⅳ

Artist : Mikio Watanabe

Born in 1954 in Yokohama, Japan.
After completing his studies in Tokyo, leaves Japan from Yokohama harbour in 1977, crosses Siberia and goes to Paris where he settles down to work.From 1979 to 1981, he learns engraving techniques with S.W.Hayter at the Atelier 17, Paris.Since 1981, he has dedicated his work to mezzotint.Settles down in Pierric, Brittany.In 2001, sets up a studio in Paris.



Solo Exhibition

1983 Fuji Art Salon, Tokyo (Japan)
1987 Galerie André Biren, Paris (France)
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
1988 Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
Galerie Pensée, Tokyo (Japan)
1989 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
JRS Fine Art, Providence, RI (USA)
Kawakami Gallery, Tokyo (Japan)
Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
Galerie Rodrigue Lemay, Ottawa (Canada)
1990 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
Yodo Gallery, Osaka (Japan)
Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
The Little Gallery Upstairs, Staithes (England)
Galerie l'Exemplaire, with Schkolnyk, Genève (Suisse)
Invité d'honneur du Salon de la Gravure Originale, Bayeux (France)
1991 Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
Yodo Gallery, Osaka (Japan)
Galerie Cahier, Tokyo (Japan)
Galerie Sylvain Combescot, with Woda, Paris (France)
Galerie Art Multiple, with Schkolnyk, Toulouse (France)
1992 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
Renjeau Gallery, Natick, MA (USA)
JRS Fine Art, Providence, RI (USA)
Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
Yodo Gallery, Osaka (Japan)
Galerie Vermeer, Nantes (France)
Galerie Christiane Flament, with Schkolnyk, Paris (France)
1993 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
JRS Fine Art, Providence, RI (USA)
Picture That, Livingston, NJ (USA)
Sola Gallery, Provincetown, MA (USA)
Chelsea Gallery, Beechwood, OH (USA)
Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
Yodo Gallery, Osaka (Japan)
Gallery Ginza Kyubi, Tokyo (Japan)
Taller Galeria Fort, Cadaqués (Spain)
Galerie Bréheret, Paris (France)
B.Phane Galerie, Bruxelles (Belgium)
Galerie Elisabeth Drepeaud, Toulouse (France)
1994 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
Picture That, Livingston, NJ (USA) Galerie Han, with Hiroko Okamoto, Tokyo (Japan)
1995 Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
Yodo Gallery, Osaka (Japan)
Galerie l'Ornière Bleue, Montolieu (France)
1996 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
JRS Fine Art, Providence, RI (USA)
Blackwood Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (USA)
Shomeido Hall, Tokyo (Japan)
Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
Yodo Gallery, Osaka (Japan)
Galerie Han, Tokyo (Japan)
Athéna Art Gallery, Kortrijk (Belgium)
1997 Invité d'honneur de la Biennale Euro-Estampe, à la Galerie du Faouëdic, Lorient (France)
1998 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe (Japan)
Galerie Han, Tokyo (Japan)
Galerie Michèle Broutta, Paris (France)
1999 Gallery Ten, Tokyo (Japan)
Gallery Korakuso, Akita (Japan)
2000 Galerie Eliane Poggi, Grenoble (France)
Gallery Ten, Tokyo (Japon)
JRS Fine Art, Providence, RI (USA)
Stone and Press Gallery, New Orleans, LA (USA)
Avalon Gallery, Carmel, CA (USA)
Billy Hork Galleries, Chicago, IL (USA)
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
Gallery 71, New York, NY (USA)
Galerie Klose, Essen (Germany)
Galerie Han, Tokyo (Japon)
Librairie Bernard Letu / Atelier José Roosevelt, Genève (Suisse)
2001 Galerie Michèle Broutta, Paris (France)
[2002]
Avalon Gallery, Carmel, CA (USA)
Mission Gallery, San Juan Bautista, CA (USA)
JRS Fine Art, Providence, RI (USA)
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
S. E. Feinman Fine Arts, New York, NY (USA)
2003 The Ann Miller Gallery, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH (USA)
Galerie Michèle Broutta, Paris (France)
Galerie Eliane Poggi, Grenoble (France)
Gallery Shimada, Kobe (Japan)
Galerie Han, Tokyo (Japan)
2004 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
2005 Galerie AA, Clermont-Ferrand (France)
Galerie Michèle Broutta, Paris (France)
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
Avalon Gallery, Carmel, CA (USA)
Mission Gallery, San Juan Bautista, CA (USA)
2006 Médiathèque Hermeland, Saint-Herblain (France)
Gallery Shimada, Kobe (Japan)
Galerie Han, Tokyo (Japan)
2007 Multiples Impressions, New York, NY (USA)
Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA (USA)
Prise de Tête, Romans (France)
Galerie Dassonvalle, Honfleur (France)
Galerie AA, Clermont-Ferrand (France)
2008 Galerie Bergeron, Ottawa (Canada)
Gallery Shimada, Kobe (Japan)
Gallery Murakoshi, Tokyo (Japan)
Galerie 89, Paris (France)
2009 Galerie Woallas, Lyon (France)
Galerie Eva Doublet, St Georges du Bois (France)
Mission Gallery, San Juan Bautista, CA (USA)
Ren Brown Collection, Bodega Bay, CA (USA)
2010 Gallery 71, New York, NY (USA)
Galerie Eliane POGGI, Grenoble (France)
2011 Gallery Murakoshi, Tokyo (Japan)
2014 Gallery Murakoshi, Tokyo (Japan)
Gallery Shimada, Kobe (Japan)