Hidemi Shimura

Her artworks produced using thread are intended to reflect the world around us as it is, such as the connection between people and people, and the connection between people and the world. Through the exhibition in Japan, Shanghai, and other cities in Europe and the U.S., now she is spreading her activity to the world gradually. In 2007, she moved to Shanghai which is her favorite city since before, and did activities as an artist there. She moved back to Japan in December 2013, now she lives in Tokorozawa-city, Saitama.

  • Artworks
  • Biography


・1974 Born in Japan
・1997 Graduated from Musashino Art Univ. Tokyo (Majored in scenic display and fashion design)
・1998-2004 Worked for some company as a 3DCG animation creator, then became a contemporary artist
・2007-2013 Lived in Shanghai, China, did activity as a contemporary artist there
・2013.12 Moved back to Japan, now lives in Tokorozawa-city, Saitama.

Selected Exhibitions

・2021  Art fair [ Tagboat Art Fair ] produced by gallery Tagboat (Tokyo, Japan)
・2020 Group show [ Tagboat x JR Nagoya Takashimaya ] (Nagoya, Japan)
・2020 Group show [ Giraffe’s Neck ] Shun Art Gallery (Tokyo, Japan)
・2020 Art fair [ 0101 Art Fair ] Taipei Auction Center (Taipei, Taiwan)
・2019  Solo show [ Track ] Shun Art Gallery (Shanghai, China)
・2019 Artist Residency [ Tiger House ] produced by Shun Art Gallery (Suzhou, China)
・2019 Art fair [ Contemporary Art Salon Spring ] Taipei Auction Center (Taipei, Taiwan)
・2018 Group show [ Fragrance of Old ] Shun Art Gallery  (Shanghai)
・2018 Group show [ ENCONTRO DE RIOS -URBAN DIALOGUES- ] Espaço Espelho D’água (Lisbon, Portugal)
・2018 Group show [ Tokyo Illusion ] Taichung Dali Art Plaza (Taichung, Taiwan)
・2018 Solo show [ Parallel World ] gallery fu (Yokohama, Japan)
・2018 Solo show [ Blooming -Vol.2- ] JINEN GALLERY (Tokyo)
・2018 Group show [ Wakaba Luster ] Blue Roof Art Museum (Chengdu, China)
・2018 Solo show [ Parallel World ] 56 Cultural & Creative Park (Suzhou, China)
・2018 Artist Residency [ 56 Cultural & Creative Park ] produced by pantocrator gallery  (Suzhou, China)