Tsutsumi is a Japan-born New Zealand-based artist. He had over 30 solo and group exhibitions in NZ, USA and Japan. He holds Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa, USA.

 

http://www.zimmerman.co.nz/

http://www.thermostat.co.nz

http://www.paper-works.co.nz/

http://gilberdmarriottgallery.weebly.com/naga-tsutsumi.html

I read, watch, think, write, draw, paint, walk, bike, think, draw, paint, get tired and rest.

REPRESENTED BY

Zimmerman Art Gallery (2012-)

Paperworks (2013-2016)

Thermostat Art Gallery (2003-2012)

Barrows Gallery (2004-2007)

AWARDS/JURIED EXHIBITIONS

2018 "Earle Creativity Trust"

2017 "Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award" FINALIST

2013 "Parkin Drawing Prize" FINALIST
2012 "Adam Portraiture Award" FINALIST
2011 "Manawatu Art Review" OVERALL WINNER
1999 "International Juried Show" FINALIST
[New Jersey Center For Visual Arts,
New Jersey, USA (Juror: Donald Kuspit)]
1997 "Lewis-Clark National Juried Exhibition" FINALIST

[Lewis-Clark Center For The Arts, Idaho, USA]
1996 "Art of Diversity II" FINALIST
[Art Place Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA]
1995 "National Juried Fine Arts Show" SECOND PRIZE

[State Of The Art Gallery, Ithaca, New York, USA]

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Vanished Travellers, Zimmerman Art Gallery,

2018 Painted Words, Zimmerman Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2017 Perspective/Possession Zimmerman Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2016 The Eternal, Gilberd Marriott Gallery,

Wellington, New Zealand

2015 I Am Not Afraid, Zimmerman Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2014 Composition, Zimmerman Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2013 The Orientalist, Zimmerman Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2013 Ancestor and Descendant II

Gilberd Marriott Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2012 An Unconscious View, Thermostat Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2010 Four Seasons, Thermostat Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2009 Still Travelling Thermostat Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2008 Ancestor and Descendant, Thermostat Art Gallery, Palmerston North, New Zealand

2007 On the Run, Thermostat Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2005 Immeasurable Distance, Thermostat Art Gallery, Palmerston North, New Zealand

2005 A Remembered Place, Barrows Gallery,

Martinborough, New Zealand

2004 Your Imaginative Memories, Barrows Gallery, Martinborough, New Zealand

2004 Welcome to Tabata, NZ, Thermostat Art Gallery, Palmerston North, New Zealand

2003 Pseudo-Travellers, Thermostat Art Gallery,

Palmerston North, New Zealand

1997 Ancestors and Descendants, Project 416

Seattle, Washington, USA

1996 Obscure Boundaries, Eve Drewlowe Gallery

Iowa City, Iowa, USA

1996 Red Toilet Project, Clap Recital Hall Gallery

Iowa City, Iowa, USA

1992 Paintings by Nagataka Tsutsumi, Other Art Gallery

 Ashland, Oregon, USA

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GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 "Ten" Zimmerman Art Gallery

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2019 "Blossom" Zimmerman Art Gallery

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2018 "Black" Zimmerman Art Gallery

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2012 "Not Just A Pretty Picture" Thermostat Art Gallery

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2011 "Visible Mark" Thermostat Art Gallery

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2011 "Insight" Square Edge Gallery

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2006 "Vent 5" Thermostat Art Gallery

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2004 "Christmas Show" Idiom Studio

Wellington, New Zealand

2003 "Vent 2" Thermostat Art Gallery

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2001 "Athena Annual" Anatolia, Chiba, Japan

2000 "Three-Person Show" Art de Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan

1997 "Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival" Seattle Center Pavilion, Seattle, Washington, USA

1996 "Collaborative Installation by Kawasaki and Tsutsuimi" Eve Drewlowe Gallery, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

1995 "Denial Plausibility" Orange County Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California, USA

1995 "Circuit Breaker" Old Printing Service Building

Coralville, Iowa, USA​

LIVE DRAWING

2018 "Little Cuba Carnival" Distinction Hotel

Palmerston North, New Zealand

2014 "Rock'n Roll Life Drawing" Snails Art Space

Palmerston NorthNew Zealand

EDUCATION

MFA: University of Iowa, USA

MA: University of Northern Iowa, USA

BA: Southern Oregon State College, USA