Upcoming Exhibitions

SerpantiForm - curated by BVLGARI , Mori Arts Center Gallery , Tokyo [group exhibition]

Selected Solo Exhibitions

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

2017 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