Born in Brazil, 1979. Lives and works between Brazil and France.

M.A in Visual Arts – Nihon University, College of Arts (Japan)
Graduation in Fine Arts – Faculty of Arts of Paraná (Brazil)
Main Solo Exhibitions: Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery (Tokyo, Japan), National Foundation of Arts (Sao Paulo, Brazil), Contemporary Art Museum of Paraná (Brazil), Aichi Arts Center (Japan), Casa Andrade Muricy (Brazil) and SESC Ipiranga (São Paulo, Brazil)
Main Group Exhibitions: Echigo-Tsumari Triennale 2012 (Japan), Aichi Triennale 2010 (Japan), Japanese American National Museum (LA/USA), Oscar Niemeyer Museum (Curitiba, Brazil)
Main Prizes and Grants: Nomura Foundation Visual Arts Grants 2011 (Japan), Funarte Contemporary Art Prize 2010 (Brazil, National Foundation of Arts), Artists Abroad Show Prize (Brazil, São Paulo Biennial Foundation), Noriyoshi Sawamoto Prize (Japan, Nihon University)

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SOLO SHOWS
2017 – Erica Kaminishi - Solo Project Parte Contemporary Art Fair 2017 - São Paulo/Brazil
2017 – Entre(meios - Adelina Gallery - São Paulo/ Brazil
2013 – Fluid Words – Victor Meirelles Museum - Florianópolis/Brazil
2013 – Insular Memories - SESC Ipiranga - São Paulo/Brazil
2011 – Erica Kaminishi – Project N47 Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery – Tokyo/Japan
2011 – Jardim (Garden) National Foundation of Arts Gallery – Sao Paulo/Brazil
2008 – In(verses) Ways – Contemporary Art Museum of Parana – Curitiba/Brazil
2008 – In(verses) Ways – Aichi Arts Center – Nagoya/ Japan
2006 – AMORPHOUS, Poeplantswords – Casa Andrade Muricy – Curitiba/Brazil
2004 – Between Addiction and Pure – Criciúma Cultural Foundation - Criciuma/Brazil
2004 – Between Addiction and Pure – Joinville Cultural Foundation - Joinville/Brazil
2003 – Between Addiction and Pure – Metropolitan Museum of Art / MuMA – Curitiba/Brazil
2001 – Metaphor of the Unconscious – Curitiba Cultural Foundation - Curitiba/Brazil

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2017 – Transpacific Bordelands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora - Japanese American National Museum - LA/USA
2017 – Sempre Quis Desenhar - Adelina Gallery - São Paulo/ Brazil
2016 – Olhar Incomum: Japão Revisitado - Oscar Niemeyer Museum - Curitiba/Brazil
2013 – Group Show - Tokyo Gallery + BTAP - Tokyo/Japan
2013 – Sempre quis desenhar - OMA Gallery - São Bernardo do Campo/Brazil
2013 – Lugar Incomum - Contemporary Art Museum of Paraná – Curitiba/Brazil
2012 – Micro Salon 2012 - Tokyo Gallery + BTAP - Tokyo/Japan
2012 – Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale 2012 – Niigata/ Japan
2011 – Symposium New Directions in Drawing - Emily Carr University - Vancouver/Canada
2010 – Aichi Triennale 2010 - Nagoya/Japan
2008 – Mitsubishi Art Gate Program - Gyre Gallery - Tokyo Japan
2008 – New Art Brazil – Japan 2008 – Yokohama Civic Art Gallery - Yokohama/Japan
2007 – Infinite Lines – Promo Arte Gallery – Tokyo/Japan
2007 – International Art Triennale – Osaka University of Arts - Osaka/Japan
2006 – 13º National Competitive Arts Exhibition of Bahia – Salvador/Brazil
2006 – 12º Floss Silk Visual Art Competition – Asahi Gallery - Tokyo/Japan
2006 – Maebashi Art Compe Live 2006+ , Gunma/ Japan
2004 – 7º Biennial of Recôncavo – Salvador/ Brazil
2003 – 6º National Contemporary Competitive Arts Exhibition Elke Hering – Blumenau/Brazil
2003 – Wakane – Gallery of Caixa Econômica Curitiba/PR and Museum of Art of Londrina – Londrina/Brazil
2002 – 10º Competitive Arts Exhibition of Mar – Antonina/Brazil
2001 – 10º Metropolitan Competitive Arts Exhibition SAMAP – João Pessoa/Brazil
2000 – 12º Competitive Arts Exhibition of Iguaçu – Foz do Iguaçu/Brazil

SELECTED AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2011 – Nomura Foundation Grant for Visual Arts 2011 – Tokyo/ Japan
2010 – Funarte Contemporary Art Award – Brazilian National Foundation of Arts – Brazil
2010 – Exhibition 2010 Artists Abroad Award – São Paulo Biennial Foundation – Brazil
2009 – Noriyoshi Sawamoto Award (Nihon University College of Arts) – Tokyo/Japan
2008 – Excellence Award – Tagboat Award Exhibition – Tokyo/Japan
2006 – Encouragement Award – 12º Floss Silk Visual Art Competition – Tokyo/Japan
2005~09 – Monbukagakusho Scholarship Recipient for Postgraduate Studies (Japanese Government)
2002 – 1º. Award Acquisition – 2º Competitive Arts Exhibition of Castro – Brazil
2002 – Sculpture Award Acquisition – 29º Competitive New Arts Exhibition – Brazil
2001 – 1º. Award Acquisition – 42º Competitive Arts Exhibition of New Artists SAPN – Brazil
2001 – 2º. Award Acquisition – 14º Competitive Arts Exhibition of Cascavel – Brazil

EDUCATION
2009-2010 – Visual Arts Doctoral Program – Tama Art University – Tokyo/Japan
                   2 years coursework completed toward Ph.D. degree
2009 – Master Degree of Visual Arts and Cinema – Nihon University – Tokyo/Japan
           Diploma recognized by University of Sao Paulo, depart. of Visual Arts – Sao Paulo/Brazil
2005/06 – Postgraduate Research Student at Visual Arts and Cinema Department /Nihon University – Tokyo/Japan
2004 – Graduation in Fine Arts – Faculty of Arts of Parana – Curitiba/Brazil
Between 1997 and 2000 – Arts Studies in Japan and in England

ARTIST RESIDENCE
2009-2010 - Biomedia Laboratory, Center for Advanced Biomedical Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo/Japan.
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WORKS IN COLLECTION
Victor Meirelles Museum - Florianópolis/Brazil
MAC – Museum of Art of Cascavel - Cascavel/Brazil
City Hall of Castro - Castro/Brazil
Cultural Center of Brazil USA – Santos -  Santos/ Brazil
Criciúma Cultural Foundation – Criciúma/Brazil
Joinville Cultural Foundation – Joinville/Brazil
Private collections in Brazil and abroad

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