Asako Kato

I use acrylic and tempera paints to paint familiar plants that touch my heart. I use the names of the flowers, the language of the flowers, and the stories associated with the plants to create my images. I am based in Nagoya, Japan.

  • Artworks
  • Biography


1970 Born in Aichi, raised in New York and Tokyo
1989 Graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan Art High School, Oil Painting Course, Fine Arts Department
1993 Musashino Art University, B.F.A. Oil Painting
Currently lives and works in Nagoya.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012 "Circling Stars&Flowers" 
            Heart Field Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
2014 "Snowflakes" (Snowflakes&Flowers)        
            Heart Field Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan            
2016 "Songs of the Stars"      
            Heart Field Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
2018 "KOSMOS"                      
            galerie deux scene yagoto, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
           "Bloom in a dream" 
            Petit Restaurant Il Fait Beau (Kuwana, Mie)
2019 "Star Flowers"                                    
            et.YU Tai no Ko Gallery (Nichinan, Miyazaki)
2021 "Sprout! Nishiazabu vol.17"                
            Oizumikojyo NISHIAZABU, Tokyo, Japan
        "Flower Moonlit Night"                           
            Tsuki no Niwa (Tempura, Hida local cuisine) (Nagoya, Aichi)

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013 "To the Dream Room .... Shofukan Project Vol.5"                                       
             Shofukan, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
2015 "Living with Art" (Interior Art DECO project)"                           
          Cafe&Gallery Flan, Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan      
     "Art Festa in Shofukan Vol.7"                                          
             Shofukan, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
2016 "NANNKA4Artists"                                         
             Shihone(Chiffon) / K.Art Studio (Hitachi/Nagoya)
2017 "Plants Planet"                                                        
             K.Art Studio, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan