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Tomomi Maruyama

Tomomi was born in Gunma, Japan.
Starting Art practice from graphic design through film-making, her works are called fine art most likely nowadays.

She was very keen on films at school time. The first work was stop motion single frame hand-painted animation with 16 mm film. She joined London Film School located Covent Garden, London and met like-minded international film-makers.

Tomomi worked on various independent projects, include short animated documentary for BBC, art directed works screened on film festivals worldwide.

Tomomi's first art solo exhibition took place in a gallery next to Kath Kidston's first store in London's Holland Park in 2003. The work include Drawing, Illustration, Kirie(Cut-out), Painting with paper and acrylic.

Tomomi's work nominated for the first editor's choice in LondonArt.
She also earned highest sales artist of the month in TAGBOAT Next GenerationS in 2012.

Working for corporate branding, advertising, UI lately.
Currently based in Japan.

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*ART EDUCATION*

2006~2007 Postgraduate Certificate in Photography
The University of Sunderland, UK
2001~2002 The London Film School, London, UK
1996~2000 BA (Hons) in Visual Communication Design
The University of Musashino Art, Tokyo, Japan,
1994~1996 Graphic Design / The Academy of Tokyo Musashino Art, Japan
1992~1993 Foundation of Art /The Suiran Art School, Japan


*ART ARCHIVE since 2003*

2009 Tote as Canvas, Guest artist,Superplanning, Ltd, Japan
2008 Collaboration with Walt Disney on Totebag Project, Superplanning Ltd, Japan

2007 Convo Art ’07, Sheraton Hotel, Buenos Aires, (Argentina)
Collective Exhibitions at Sala Barna(Barcelona)
Frankfurt Buchmesse Art Fair(Germany)

2006 Collective Exhibition at Sala Barna, Barcelona, Spain
Solo Exhibition at Sundayroom Café, Gunma, Japan
Displayed in Edokko Japanese Restaurant, London, UK

2005 White Space Gallery, Greenwich Market, London, UK
Islington Art & Design Fair, Candid Art Gallery, London ,UK
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London, UK
Urban Art Fair, London, UK
Sponsored Exhibition at A& I Exhibition, Design Business Center,
Inspired Art Fair, the Bridge, London, UK
International Group Exhibition at Galerie Charlevoix, Saint Jean De Luz, France
Published in Illustrated Book “Painting with Acrylics” by Ian Sideway by Apple

2004 Solo Exhibition at Nine Clarendon Cross Gallery, London, UK
Islington Art & Design Fair, Candid Art Gallery, London
Art Emporium, Diesel House Studio, London, UK
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London, UK
A& I Exhibition, Design Business Centre, London, UK
Sponsored Exhibition at Inspired Art Fair, Old Truman Brewery, London, UK

2003 Solo Exhibition at Nine Clarendon Cross Gallery, London ,UK
Short Film Programme,54°N Festival, Hull , UK
The Craft Fair at the Queen Charlotte Hall, London, UK
Network A.D Summer Exhibition, Candid Art Gallery, London, UK
Lauderdale House Photo Competition& Exhibition, London, UK
The Craft Fair at Hampstead Town Hall, London, UK
Oct’ Network A.D Exhibition, Candid Art Gallery, London ,UK
Joint Exhibition at the Rockface Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Open Exhibition at Café Gallery Project, London, UK
Dec’ Network A.D Exhibition, Candid Art Gallery, London, UK
Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh Art Fair, London, UK
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