Artist Profile

村松圭一朗プロフィール写真

村松圭一朗は1972年、静岡県生まれ。2001年から2002年にかけて、カナダ・バンクーバーの写真専門学校「Focal Point」のプロ写真家養成コースを受講。帰国後、2008年に静岡県浜松市にてポートレートスタジオ「The Fourth Avenue Studio」を設立。2013年より「なげいれ」を習い始め、自ら花をいけた写真作品の制作を開始。2014年にアトリエを設立。


Keiichiro Muramatsu was born in 1972 in Shizuoka, Japan. He attended a Focal Point professional photography course in Vancouver in 2001-2002. After going back to Japan, he established a portrait studio ”The Fourth Avenue Studio” in 2008 in Shizuoka, Japan. He has started to learn “Nageire” (literally, “thrown into”) which is a freer form of flower arrangement, placing innocent wildflowers simply in rough-hewn vessels, from 2013. He also established an atelier for producing his works in 2014.


受賞歴/AWARDS:

  • IPA 2020 (International Photography Awards) 1st place, "White Light", Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • TIFA 2019 (Tokyo International Foto Awards) Silver Prize, "In Harmony-Sparkle-", Professional-Fine Art/Other
  • IPA 2019 (International Photography Awards) 3rd place, " IN HARMONY", Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • IPA 2019 (International Photography Awards) OneShot: Street Photography, Specials (shadows, reflections...) Honorable Mention
  • TIFA 2018 (Tokyo International Foto Awards) Gold Prize, "White Light", Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • IPA 2018 (International Photography Awards) Honorable Mention, Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • IPA 2018 (International Photography Awards) Honorable Mention, Professional-Fine Art/Still Life
  • PX3 2018 (Prix de la Photographie, Paris) Honorable Mention, Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • IPA 2017 (International Photography Awards) 1st place, "Golden Light", Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • IPA 2016 (International Photography Awards) Honorable Mention, Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • PX3 2015 (Prix de la Photographie, Paris) Second Prize, "A STAGE", Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • PX3 2015 (Prix de la Photographie, Paris) Honorable Mention, Professional-Fine Art/Still Life
  • IPA 2015 (International Photography Awards) Honorable Mention, Professional-Nature/Flowers
  • IPA 2015 (International Photography Awards) Honorable Mention, Professional-Fine Art/Still Life
  • 2015 the 40th exhibition of the JPS (Japan Professional Photographers Society) Honorable Mention
  • 2013 the 38th exhibition of the JPS (Japan Professional Photographers Society) Honorable Mention

EDUCATION: 

  • Focal Point professional photography course in Vancouver in 2001-2002
  • Faculty of Science and Technology (at Tokyo Denki University) Division of Electronic Engineering– 1989–1993

SOLO & TWO-PERSON SHOWS:

  • July 2020 "Living Flowers" at Marie-Robin (Paris, France)
  • Apr. 2019 "SHINE A LIGHT" at Marie-Robin (Paris, France)
  • Nov. 2018 "WHITE LIGHT" at Marie-Robin (Paris, France)
  • Apr. 2018 "Struct" at Marie-Robin (Paris, France)
  • June 2017 "Lumières d’Or/Golden Light" at Marie-Robin (Paris, France)
  • Nov. 2015 "A STAGE" at Marie-Robin (Paris, France)
  • Aug. 2002 "Vancouver" at Center A (Vancouver, BC)

GROUP EXHIBITION

  • Juried exhibition "the 40th exhibition of the JPS at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum 2015
  • Juried exhibition "the 38th exhibition of the JPS at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography 2013
  • Group exhibition "Focal Point's Full-Time Graduate Exhibition" at Exposure Gallery (Vancouver, BC) June 2002
  • Juried exhibition "Explore Asian 2002-One more time-" at Turks (Vancouver, BC) May 2002
  • Group exhibition Annual Exhibition-"Relation" etc. at Ai gallery (Shizuoka, Japan) 1998-2002

アートフェア/ART FAIR:

  • FOTOFEVER PARIS 2017 10>12 NOV. 2017 at CARROUSEL DU LOUVRE (Paris, France)

コレクション/Collections:

  • Private collections around the world.

MEDIA:

SIGMA FRANCE "CLUB FOVENON #12"
CLUB FOVENON-KEIICHIRO MURAMATSU