yukari chikura portfolio


PROFILE


Yukari Chikura born in Tokyo, Japan.
After graduated from music university, She become music composer,arranger,computer programmer and Photographer.
She is the WINNER of LENSCULTURE EMERGING TALENT AWARD 2016 and WINNER OF STEIDL BOOK AWARD 2016 ,Her work will be published from STEIDL.
Her photograph selected as "Best of Show photographer 2013" (Lucie Foundation: IPA).
She is one of the Photolucida Critical Mass TOP50(Winner) in 2016 and 2015.
She won the awards (1st,2nd,3rd prize of International Photography Award,
Photolucida Critical Mass, Sony World Photography Awards,
PX3,FOCUS Photo l.a.,
National Geographic ,etc..)
And she held "SOLO EXHIBITION" at 11 places in Japan. And group exhibition in museum, gallery around the world.
Some projects has collected in Griffin Museum in US and Bibliotheque national de France.
1 project will be collected in the Kiyosato museum of photographic arts (K*MoPA)
"TOP 15 Emerging and Established Asian Photographers" by IPA (Lucie Foundation) in 2016.
She was artist in residence of Rokko International Photography Festival 2015.
She participated “RPS Photo Book Masterclass, Review Santa Fe 2014” and “Eddie Adams Workshop 2014”.

PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

  • 2017 ALL ABOUT PHOTO AWARD (WINNER)
  • 2016 STEIDL PHOTO BOOK AWARD (WINNER)
  • 2016 LENSCULTURE EMERGING TALENT AWARD (WINNER)
  • 2016 TIFA (Tokyo International Foto Awards) (GOLD WINNER)
  • 2016 PHOTOLUCIDA CRITICAL MASS TOP-50 PHOTOGRAPHER (WINNER)
  • 2015 THE LUCIE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP (SHORTLIST)
  • 2015 PHOTOLUCIDA CRITICAL MASS TOP50 PHOTOGRAPHER (WINNER)
  • 2015 FOCUS Photo LA TOP20 (FINALIST)
  • 2014 Tadahiko Hayashi Award 2014 (2nd)
  • 2014 SWPA (Sony World Photography Awards)(SHORTLIST)
  • 2014 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(People/Calture)*series
  • 2014 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(People/Calture)*series
  • 2014 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(Special/Other_S)*series
  • 2014 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(Special/Other_N)*series
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards)(1st)
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards):(3rd))(Pepole/Wedding)
  • 2013 PX3 2013: (Portraiture/Family)(1st)
  • 2013 PX3 2013: (Portraiture/Children)(2nd)
  • 2013 PX3 2013: Honorable Mention(Fine Art/People_FA)
  • 2013 PX3 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD:(Portraiture/Family)(2nd)
  • 2013 SWPA Sony World Photography Award :(3rd)
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(People/Calture)
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(People/Other_P)
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(People/Portrait_P)*series
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(People/Calture)*series
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(People/Other_P)*series
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(Nature/Aerial)*series
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(People/ Lifestyle)*series
  • 2013 IPA(International Photography Awards): Honorable Mention(Editorial/Photo Essay and Feature Story)*series
  • 2013 SWPA Sony World Photography Award: Open Commended ( Art & Calture )
  • 2013 SWPA Sony World Photography Award: Open Commended ( Smile )
  • 2013 SWPA Sony World Photography Award: Open Commended ( Smile )
  • 2013 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST:(Outstanding Performance Award)
  • 2012 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTO CONTEST :(Outstanding Performance Award)
  • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC INTERNATIONAL CONTEST(1st)
  • JPS(1st)
  • EPSON PHOTO GRAND PRIX(2nd)

COLLECTION

  • 2014 “ZAIDO” for Griffin Museum in US
  • 2014 “KAB+CHROME” for Griffin Museum in US
  • 2014 “ Zigeunerweisen” for Sony Corporation
  • 2013 “ZAIDO” series for la Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)
  • 2013 “KAGURA” series for la Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)

WORKSHOP

  • 2015 RPS Photobook Making Masterclass (Teun van der Heijden ,Sandra van der Doelen and Yumi Goto)
  • 2014 Eddie Adams Workshop (US)

PORTFOLIO REVIEW

  • 2014 Review Santa Fe 2014
  • 2016 FOTOFEST Houston Portfolio Review
  • 2014 Daegu Photo Festival Portfolio Review
  • 2014 Rokko International Photo Festival Portfolio Review 2014

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

  • 2015 Rokko Inaternational Photo Festival

SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2014 Scholarship for Review Santa Fe
  • 2015 The Lucie Scholarship Program(nominate)

ART FAIR AND EXHIBITION

  • 2017 IBASHO Gallery
  • 2017 Artwork Network Gallery(Denver, US)
  • 2017 ICP Museum (NY)
  • 2017 Los Angeles Festival of Photography
  • 2017 Odessa//Batumi Photo Days Festival
  • 2017 FORMAT International Photography Festival
  • 2017 Shibuya Cultural Center Owada
  • 2016 PhotoFestiwal Lodz, Arts Inkubator
  • 2016 Photo l.a. (US)
  • 2016 Reminders Photography Stronghold
  • 2016 KLPA
  • 2016 Fugensha Gallery (SOLO EXHIBITION)
  • 2015 Photo Basel 2015 “ZAIDO”
  • 2015 Art Chiyoda 3331
  • 2015 819 Gallery
  • 2015 SONY Imaging Gallery Ginza, Japan (SOLO EXHIBITION) “Zigeunerweisen”
  • 2014 Somerset House, London ( “FROZEN WORLD “ )
  • 2014 IPA, North Carolina (Daylight)
  • 2014 IPA ( International Photography Awards 2013 “Best Of Show” Exhibition), Bangkok
  • 2014 IPA ( International Photography Awards 2013 “Best Of Show” Exhibition), Chiang Mai
  • 2014 ENTRE DEUX: (SOLO EXHIBITION ”KINDERSZENEN”)
  • 2014 Kawasaki City Museum (“ZAIDO”, “ KAB+CHROME”)
  • 2014 Gallery Tanto Tempo (“ZAIDO”)
  • 2014 Photo l.a. : (Selection from Lucie Foundation) , Los Angels (“Green Door and Red Girl”)
  • 2014 TOKYO-GA Project Exhibition 2014, Tokyo (“Tokyo Rhapsody” )
  • 2013 IPA ( International Photography Awards 2013 “Best Of Show” Exhibition), New York
  • 2013 Fotofever Paris 2013 ( Carrousel du Louvre )
  • 2013 Somerset House, London 2013
  • 2013 Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris 2013 (“Water Boy”, “Bride In The Mirror” )
  • 2013 Rooftop Gallery (Farmani Gallery), Bangkok 2013
  • 2013 Canon Gallery Ginza,Tokyo( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)

  • 2013 Canon Gallery Umeda,Osaka( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)

  • 2013 Canon Gallery Nagoya,Aichi( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)

  • 2013 Canon Gallery Sendai,Miyagi( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)

  • 2013 Canon Gallery Sapporo,Hokkaido( 2013 )( SOLO EXHIBITION ”Living At Killing Fields”)

  • 2013 Rokko Photo Festival 2013 (as guest photographer)(“ZAIDO”)
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space ,Tokyo
  • The National Art Center , Tokyo(“Family in the Light” )
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Museum ,Tokyo (“Family in the Light” )

WORKS

  • New York Times International
  • New York Times Lens Blog
  • Time Magazine
  • Conde Nast Traveller
  • Vice Magazine
  • Sony
  • Canon
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Yahho
  • AOL
    • MUSIC AWARD

      • Composer rookie award

      MUSIC WORKS(Composer, Arrangement, Vocal)

      • Panasonic(Compose, Arrangement )
      • CANON(Compose, Arrangement)
      • HITACH (Compose, Arrangement and Vocal)
      • P&G(Compose, Arrangement)
      • National(Compose, Arrangement and Vocal)
      • SUZUKI(Compose, Arrangement )
      • PRGR(Compose, Arrangement ) etc..