Current Exhibitions

Fluffy Days , Lotte Gallery , Ilsan [Solo Exhibition]
EXTRA , The Hole , New York [Group Exhibition]

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 Fluffy Days , Avenuel Art Hall , Seoul
Fluffy Days , Lotte Gallery Gwangbok , Busan
2017 Romantic Melody , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
2016 Cave Life , The Hole , New York
2013 Hair Show , The Hole , New York
2012 Love From Mt. Pom Pom , Children’s Museum of the Arts , New York
2011 Big Bubble , Malmö Konsthall , Malmö, Sweden
Wet Shiny Surprise
, Loyal Gallery , Malmö, Sweden
Nice Bang , Fumetto , Luzern, Switzerland
Pencil Exercise , Take Ninagawa , Tokyo
2010 Project N 43 , Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery , Tokyo
2009 Homeland 2020 , Take Ninagawa , Tokyo
Oishii Ninkimono , Lammfromm , Tokyo
Kung Fu Forest , LaMontagne Gallery , Boston
2008 Outdoor Club , Paul Bright Gallery , Toronto
Fancy Pants , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
Kimagure Float , Take Ninagawa , Tokyo
2007 Fuzzy Love , Loyal Gallery , Stockholm
Momentum 7 , Institute of Contemporary Art , Boston
Big Break , Perugi Artecontemporanea , Padova, Italy
Tiger Punch , Clementine Gallery , New York
2006 BORO-BORO DORO-DORO , Watari Museum of Contemporary Art , Tokyo
2005 Mars Investigation Laboratory , Kantor / Feuer Window , New York
2004 Kuru Kuru Jet , Jack Hanley Gallery , San Francisco
2003 Octopus Pier , P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center , New York
Misaki Kawai , Kenny Schachter Contemporary , New York
2002 Air Show , Kenny Schachter ConTEMPorary , New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 10th Anniversary , Take Ninagawa , Tokyo [Group Exhibition]
2017 SerpantiForm - curated by BVLGARI , Tokyo City View, Roppongi Hills Mori Tower , Tokyo
MINE , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
SerpantiForm - curated by BVLGARI , ArtScience Museum , Singapore
Horses , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
Melted City 4 - curated by Louie Cordero and Jordin Isip , ISB Gallery , Providence, Rhode Island
Melted City 3 - curated by Louie Cordero and Jordin Isip , Blanc Gallery , Quezon City, Philippines
2016 Character , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
Greek Gotham - curated by Maria Brito , Dio Horia , Mykonos, Greece
The Aging Coconut , Roberto Paradise , San Juan
Booby Trap , The Hole , New York
Nieves & Innen Zine Library , Swiss Institute , New York
Nieves 200+ Zines , Open MUJI , Shanghai
Keep It Together
2015 13 , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
Powerful Babies: Keith Haring’s Impact on Artists Today - curated by Bill Arning and Rick Herron , Sprit Museum , Stockholm
Tiger Tiger , Salon 94 , New York
Outta Town Sh*t - curated by Nina Chanel Abney , Kravets/Wehby Gallery , New York
She Sells Seashells by the Seashore , Eric Firestone Gallery , East Hampton
Post-Analog Painting , The Hole , New York
Woman House - curated by Eric Firestone & Michelle Tillou , Eric Firestone Gallery , East Hampton
2014 Playmaking , Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art , Kagawa
This Is Not A Toy - curated by Pharrell Williams , The Design Exchange , Toronto
More Material - curated by Duro Olowu , Salon 94 , New York
Early Man , The Hole , New York
Tee Pee Project - curated by Eric Firestone , The Mondrian , Miami
2013 Where To Go , MUJI to go kitte , Tokyo
Area - curated by Jeffrey Deitch , The Hole , New York
Japanese Artists in New York , Marunouchi House , Tokyo
Anxiety , The NY Times , New York
Chicken or Beef - curated by Jesper Elg , The Hole , New York
2012 The Big Bang , The Watermill Center , New York
Fun , Riihimäki Art Museum , Finland
2011 75 Artists in 75 Years , Institute of Contemporary Art , Boston
Status - Somewhere Between Position and Condition , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
In The Garden , Utopian Slumps , Melbourne
Party Animals - curated by Lindsay Scoggins , Royal/T Art Space , Los Angeles
Face Maker - curated by Kathy Grayson , Royal/T Art Space , Los Angeles
2010 Mutant Pop , Loyal Gallery , Sweden
Not Quite Open For Business , The Hole , New York
Album , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
The Cheaper Show No. 9 , W2 Storyeum , Vancouver
Insider/Outsider - curated by Martin Lilja , Portugal Arte 10 , Lisbon
Happily Unhappy , Blanc Compound , Mandaluyong, Philippines
2009 Wild Feature 2 - curated by Brian Belott , Galerie Zürcher , Paris
I Believe: Japanese Contemporary Art , The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama , Toyama, Japan
Visions of the Frontier - curated by Robert Wilson , Institute Valenciá d’Art Modern , Valencia
Wild Feature - curated by Brian Belott , Galerie Zürcher , New York
Wild Feature 2 - curated by Brian Belott , Galerie Zürcher , Paris
Flight of Fancy , Kenny Schachter / ROVE , London
[Live Show / Project] , Harcoza , Tokyo
I Can’t Feel My Face - curated by KAWS , Royal/T Art Space , Los Angeles
Circle of Friends - curated by Hisham Akira Bharoocha , Vacant , Tokyo
Heart Break Hotel , Freight and Volume , New York
Fréderic Magazine 3 , Espace GHP , Paris
Overlooked - curated by Paul Butler , Plug In ICA , Winnipeg
Dime Bag 3 - curated by Jordin Isip , Giant Robot , New York
[Live Show] , Supercore , New York
15 Years of New Image Art , New Image Art , Los Angeles
2008 Last Second First: Narrative Art for the New Century - curated by Jordin Isip , ISB Gallery , Providence
Fun House , Park Life , San Francisco
The Lords - curated by Jakob Boeskov , David Lawrence Gallery , Los Angeles
Mail Order Monsters - curated by Kathy Grayson , Max Wigram Gallery , London
Just It (Just Be) , Galleri Opdahl , Stavanger, Norway
Panorama Project 3 - curated by Jordin Isip and Rodger Stevens , Jonathan Levine Gallery , New York
Return to Sender , Krets , Malmö, Sweden
Chasing for the Cobalt Blue , Zenshi Gallery , Tokyo
I Won’t Grow Up - curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody and Donald Baechler , Cheim & Read , New York
Everything Else , Franklin Parrasch Gallery , New York
Crocodile Tears , Giant Robot , New York
Move 16 - curated by Rich Jacobs , Cinders Gallery
Wet’N Wild , Kim Light / Lightbox , Los Angeles
Object Salon - curated by Bob Nickas, Kathy Grayson, Pascal Spengemann, Brook Geahan and Thomas Beale , Honey Space , New York
Object Salon - curated by Thomas Beale, Kathy Grayson, Nadim Juilen Samman and Emily Speers Mears , White Space Gallery , London
Kunst Gruppe , Werkstätte , New York
Kawai Misaki & Tao Soju , Gallery J-Chen , Taipei
2007 Making a Home: Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York - curated by Eric Shiner , Japan Society , New York
Red Hot: Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection , Museum of Fine Arts , Houston
Hey You Guysssssss , Community Outreach , Toronto
Gallery Artists , Take Ninagawa , Tokyo
Sporty Club , GR2 / Giant Robot , Los Angeles
Homegrown - curated by Renee Riccardo , David Krut Projects , New York
Art Under Glass , Macy’s Window , New York
Animal Wretling , Kinzelman Art Consulting , Houston
Not only A but also B - curated by Atsuko Ninagawa , Transformer Gallery , Washington DC
Paper Trails - New Adventures in Drawing , V1 Gallery , Copenhagen
I Love Tourism - organized by Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa , Galleria di Piazza San Marco , Venice
Look Behind You , Giant Robot , New York
These Bagels Are Gnarly , Cinders Gallery , New York
Five Painters , Loyal Gallery , Stockholm
2006 Guy Ben-Ner & Misaki Kawai , Takefloor , Tokyo
Unwrapping the Wing - curated by Devon Dikeou , Invisible Museum , Denver
Art Parade - organized by Deitch Projects , New York , New York
A Thousand Things - curated by 2K by Gingham , MU Museum , Holland
Collage Party , ZieherSmith Gallery , New York
Waves - curated by Marsea Goldberg , Mollusk Surf Shop , San Francisco
It's a Beautiful Day - curated by Paul Laster and Renee Riccardo , Ise Cultural Foundation , New York
Don't Abandon the Ship - curated by Eddie Martinez , Allston Skirt Gallery , Boston
The Studio Visit , Exit Art , New York
2005 Live Through This - organized by Deitch Projects , Miami Design Direct , Miami
Tiger Drip , Loyal Gallery , Stockholm
Hanging by a Thread - curated by Nina Arias and Jose Diaz , the Moore Space , Miami
No Bones About It , New Image Art Gallery , Los Angeles
Move #13 - curated by Rich Jacobs , Clementine Gallery , New York
Greater New York 2005 , P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center , New York
The New Image Art Show , RVCA , Los Angeles
2004 Five Artist Show , Kenny Schachter ROVE , London
Trunk of Humours , Deitch Projects , New York
Majority Whip , White Box , New York
2003 Special Projects Fall 2003 , P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center , New York
Sun Park , Inman Gallery , Houston
Baby You Can’t Drive My Car - curated by Kenny Schachter , Cooper Classics , New York
Art Band - curated by Kenny Schachter , Capitale , New York
Funny Cry Happy , New Image Art , Los Angeles
2002 Tensionism , Kenny Schachter/Rove , New York
Miami - curated by Kenny Schachter , Miami
Dime Bag - curated by Jordin Isip and Rodger Stevens , New Image Art , Los Angeles
Super Hero - curated by Marsea Goldberg , New Image Art , Los Angeles
Panorama - curated by Jordin Isip and Rodger Stevens , The Front Room , Brooklyn, NY
Mica and Misaki - curated by Victoria Reis and Jayme McLellan , Transformer , Washington D.C.
2001 The Exquisite Day Project - curated by Jordin Isip and Rodger Stevens , Plus Ultra , Brooklyn, NY
2000 Move East - curated by Rich Jacobs , One Pixel , Philadelphia

Recent Projects

2017 Untitled [mural + installation] , Wythe Hotel , Brooklyn, New York
2016 What is Art [mural + editions] , LA Art Book Fair, MoCA Geffen Contemporary , Los Angeles
2015 Play With Misaki [30+ product designs + worldwide campaign] , Flying Tiger Copenhagen , Worldwide