HIROKI OTSUKA
hirokiartist@gmail.com
 

 

 
Education
 
1994 Tokyo Designer Gakuin, Aichi, Japan Certificate of Graphic Design, Layout design, drawing, and painting.
 
1992 Nagahama High School of Business, Shiga, Japan Concentration in Textile
 


 

Business studies Professional Experience
 
2007 REAL fashion magazine,  column writer
 
2006 REAL fashion magazine,  column writer
 
2005 AB/OVO catalog, contributing artist
 
2004-05 Writer / Illustrator (comic pages), Hi-5 Magazine, Badi Magazine, Rabumani Magazine, Erotics Magazine,Yarouze!!Magazine, Tokyo pop
 
written by Morisane Sunny Shiroyama and Naomi Banno (planned date of publication April 2004)
 
2003-04 Studio Technician (Internship), KaiKai Kiki / Takashi Murakami Art Studio, Brooklyn, NY
 
 

 

COMICS
 
2006 "Boys of Summer Vol. 1" Chuck Austen / Hiroki Otsuka -Published by Tokyo Pop, USA
 
1994-2005 Hiroki Otsuka Productions, Tokyo, Japan illustrator  of ten original comics
 
2005 "The Girls Diary"
Adult-themed comic published by Heiwa shyppan. 9,000 copies.
 
2004 "Last Pirontan"
Adult-themed comic published by Heiwa shyppan. 15,000 copies.
 
2002 "Hoshu Jugyo" A Supplementary Lesson
published by T.I.Net Inc. 20,000 copies.
 
2002 "Shucho Boy Igari-kun"A Hustler Igari-kun adult-themed comic published by Wani-MagazineInc. 10,000 copies.
 
2001 "Pirontan 21" Adult-themed comic published by Wani-Magazine Inc. 13,000 copies.
 
2000 "Nampa de Go!" Let's pick up boys! Comic targeted towards teen-age girls published by Takarajima Inc. 15,000 copies.
 
2000 "I Love Shock!" Comic targeted towards teen-age girls published by Takarajima Inc. 15,000 copies.
 
2000 "Tsuyudaku" –Extra Juice— Adult- themed comic published by T.I.Net
Inc. 35,000 copies.
 
1998 "Hissatsu Jigoku Kenpo" –Deadly Martial Arts Adult-themed comic published by Otoh-Shobo Inc. 50,000 copies.
 
 

 

Teaching Experience

 

2016 Workshop how to draw manga at Spence school, New York

 

2014 Workshop how to draw manga at Spence school, New York

 

2014 Workshop how to draw Manga at Children's Museum of the Arts, New York

 

2013 Workshop how to draw Manga at Japan Society, New York
 
2012 Workshop how to draw Manga at Japan Society, New York

 

2010 Workshop how to draw Manga at Japan Society, New York

 

2008 Summer camp “ Make it Manga!” at Spence school, New York
 
 
 
Related Projects

 

2016 "DEPARTURES magazine"  UniqroUNIQLO  manga pages, New York, NY

 

2014 Sprint cell phone advertising illustrations, New York, NY

 

2013 "THE LACOSTE LIVE TEZUKA PARTY" at Lacoste store in Soho, New York, NY
 
2009 “There is end to more” Dance performance Jeremy Wade's collaboration, Japan Society, New York, NY
 
2009 “There is end to more” Dance performance Jeremy Wade's collaboration, Hau2, Berlin, Germeny
 
2009 “Greystone”, movie, Director by Sean Stone, canvas painting, New York, NY
 
2009 S-magazine, illustrations
 
2007 Triple five soul, Mural painting and T-shirt Design Collective, New York
 
2007 flyer's illustration for Ruby time for fall
 
2007 friends united network, T-shirt Design for spring
 
2006-2007 “REAL” fashion magazine, column writer
 
2006-2007 Verizon online artists project
 
2006 William Beaver house catalog illustration
 
2006 Invitation card's illustration for fashion show SANDOVAL “ THE FIRST TEN YEARS”
 
2006 flyer's illustration for Ruby time for summer
 
2006 flyer's illustration for Ruby time for spring
 
2006 friends united network, T-shirt Design for spring
 
2004 Designer, Blood T-shirt Design Collective

 

2004 Character and Animation Design for proposed television series Tiger
R' Us
 
 
 

Selected Museum Exhibitions
 
2010  “Playboy Redux: Contemporary Artists Interpret the Iconic Playboy Bunny”, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2007 “Making a Home” Japan society, Manhattan, NY
 
2007 “Nothing Moments” Moca museum, LA

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibition

 

2017 “HIROKI OTSUKA”, Woodman/Shimko gallery, Provincetown, MA

 

2017 “Men and cats”, Brooklyn Wayfarers gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2009 “Everything to more”, Kunstraum Richard Sorge, Berlin, Germany
 
2008 “My childhood story”, Excy Laser Tokyo­, New York, NY

 

2005 JAPORN "Celebrating Japanese pornographic comics", STUDIO CONNECT, Brooklyn, NY
 
2005 "HIROKI OTSUKA", Stay gold gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 

 


Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2015 "Brooklyn Wayfarers member group show" Brooklyn Wayfarers gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2014 "Brooklyn Wayfarers member group show" Brooklyn Wayfarers gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2013 "Adrift to Escape" 2AC gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

 

2009 "Making faces : Depiction of women in Japan from Edo to Today" university of Pittsburgh, PA
 
2007 Featured by MEM gallery at Asian Contemporary Art Fair, New York
 
2007 “YADOYA” yadoya gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
2006 "The Outsider" Stay gold gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
2006 "Fruitcake  & Casserole" Stay gold gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
2006 "Pleasure Little Treasure" Stay gold gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
2006 Featured by Fredericks Freiser Gallery at Volta art fair in Basel, Switzerland
 
2006 Featured by Fredericks Freiser Gallery at the Armory Show, New York
 
2006 MOLESKINE group show, Keibunsha, Kyoto
 
2006 "AB OVO" Arena 1, Santa Monica
 
2005 "Keep a breast" Macbeth event, Stay gold gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
2005 MOLESKINE group show,Kinokuniya ,Roppongi,Tokyo

 

2005 "8" Stay gold gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
2005 "Viva! Stay gold" Stay gold gallery, Brooklyn, NY
 
2005 AB/OVO, Yerba Buena Arts Center, San Francisco, CA

 

2004 Parakeet Salon #2, Parakeet Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

 

Exhibit.001, OLS&CO Gallery, London, United Kingdom
 

 

 
Art residency

 

2010 “Graphic Heroes, Magic Monsters:Japanese Prints by Utagawa Kuniyoshi from the Arthur R. Miller Collection.”, NEW YORK

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