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Born in 1987 in Kanagawa, Japan, Kagioka completed a BFA in Oil Painting in 2011, followed by an MFA in Mural Painting in 2013, at the Tokyo University of the Arts. Kagioka went on to enroll in Fresco and Mosaic at the École Nationale Supérieuredes Arts Appliqués et des Métiers d’Art in Paris.

Kagioka's interest lies in capturing the ephemeral moment when a familiar landscape transforms into an abstract vision. She incorporates classic techniques used in mural decor such as sgraffito (“to scratch” in Italian) which she acquired when she studied fresco, and expresses the abstract form and the force of nature found in the daily landscape. She also works on producing an integrated space that enfolds the viewers through mural paintings and large paintings.                   


1987 Born in Kanagawa, Japan

2011 BFA in Oil Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts

2013 MFA in Mural Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts

         Enrolls in Fresco/Mosaic course, École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués et des Métiers d’Art in Paris

            Studies fresco in École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

            Lives and works in Kanagawa

【Solo Exhibitions】

2022 Addition - Subtraction, MAKI Gallery [Tennoz] (Tokyo/Japan)

2021 Transition, MAKI Gallery [Tennoz] (Tokyo/Japan)

2019 ‬‬‬Reconstitution, Annexes du Château de Bourglinster (Bourglinster/Luxembourg)

2018‭ ‬A Moment of Immersion, SAKURADO FINE ARTS* (Tokyo/Japan)

2016‭ ‬Reflection : 2015-16, SAKURADO FINE ARTS* (Tokyo/Japan)




【Selected Group Exhibitions】

2023 ABSTRACTION: The Genesis and Evolution of Abstract Painting. Cézanne, Fauvism, Cubism and on to Today

   Artizon Museum (Tokyo/Japan)

2022 OKETA COLLECTION "YES YOU CAN:The Strength of Life through Art", WHAT MUSEUM (Tokyo/Japan)

2021‬ TECHNICOLOR'S  Yoshino Gypsum collection meets contemporary art vol.1,

            Omotesando Hills (Tokyo/Japan)

2020‬ Anne Kagioka Rigoulet and Akira Ishiguro, Deux personnes Exposition

            - Report Exhibition of AIR Exchange Programs, Youkobo Art Space (Tokyo/Japan)

2019 Colors and Figuration, MASAHIRO MAKI GALLERY* (Tokyo/Japan)

2018 Group Exhibition by Yoshino Gypsum Art Foundation Grant Recipients

            FORMS AWAKENING, Spiral Garden (Tokyo/Japan)

2014 L’éphémère, Galerie TOKO (Paris/France)

            Bi-Japan in Asia, Stephania Castle (Budapest/Hungary)

            SELECTIONS, SAKURADO FINE ARTS* (Tokyo/Japan)

2013 Anges ou Démons, Villa Barbary (Carros/France)

            Ce qui fait notre corps, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (Paris/France)

2012 EDIROT, Break station gallery (Tokyo/Japan)

2011 10 ans déjà chez OSCARR, Villa Barbary (Carros/France)

            Cultural exchange Japan-France 2011, Red Brick Warehouse (Kanagawa/Japan)

2010 La Faune et la Flore, St Bonnet le Chastel Castle (St Bonnet le Chastel/France)

            Des Mythiques, TransArtcafé (Antibes/France)


2013 Grant, Yoshino Gypsum Art Foundation


【Artist in Residences】

2019 Annexes du Château de Bourglinster (Bourglinster/Luxembourg)

2014 Kuldiga Artist Residence (Kuldiga/Latvia)

2022 Anne KAGIOKA RIGOULET, including artist interview by Moeka Suzuki, MAKI Gallery

Artizon Museum, Tokyo


2020‬ Element, MASAHIRO MAKI GALLERY* (Tokyo/Japan)

*Renamed MAKI Gallery in June 2020


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