Toshiyuki Kimura

Born in Tokyo in1969 and works as a contemporary artist, a VFX director, a matte artist. Kimura is also an owner of LOOPHOLE.

  • Artworks
  • Biography

Exhibitions

・2021 “Hi-Vision”, CLEAR GALLERY TOKYO, Art Fair Tokyo 2021, Tokyo
・2020 “A SPACE ODYSSEY”, CLEAR GALLERY TOKYO, Tokyo
・2018 ARTISTS’ BOOK EXHIBITION SENDAI⇄TOKYO
・2018 “MATIM 13contact : MATIM is coming Buz ! Buz! Buzzz.. Artists Behind the Scenes Exhibition 3”, Siggraph Asia 2018 
・2017 “Kiso Paintings”, Nagano
・2017 “TOSHIYUKI KIMURA MATIM 12th contact-travelince”, switch point, Tokyo
・2014 “MATIM front line/ A call at a port”, galeria de muerte, Tokyo
・2009-2018  MATIM series project/ LOOP HOLE


Awards

・2017 Omnibus film, “ブルーハーツがきこえる (BLUE HEARTS ga kikoeru)”
・2017  “人にやさしく(Hito ni yasashiku)” (VFX supervisor/concept design/Matte Artist/model maker/compositor)
・2017  VFX-JAPAN Award 2017, Best Film Award
・2006 “現代畸聞録 怪異物語 (Gendai-kikenroku Kaii-monogatari)”
・2006 10th Japan Media Arts Festival, Recommended works of the judging committee in the Animation department
・2006(Lyon and Montreal Art Film Festival)
・2004 “CHASSERN” (VFX supervisor/concept design/Matte Artist/Second direction)
・2004 10th AMD Award 2004, Best Visual Designer Award

Publications

・聴衆令嬢戦記 - The Chronicles of the Spectatorial Heroines - ( SS KIKAKU .Inc)
・Steampunk Oriental Laboratory series (studio cochi /GENKOSYA)
・https://www.toshiyukikimura.com/home  
・http://loophole.jp/

Books

・"MATIM -SAY YES-" (Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Fuchu Art Museum, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa)
・"viny bon" Co-authoring with O JUN (Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo)