Mika Horie is an artist who focuses on Japanese paper photographic work, interested in encouraging the viewer to forget about time and cultural differences. Her work has been exhibited in Belgium, the USA, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the UK, and South Korea.

She grew up in Kyoto and studied photography and design at Kyoto University of Art and Design, and fine art with a focus on European conceptual art at Kingston University London. Since 2013 she’s lived in Ishikawa, making handmade paper with ancient techniques and cyanotype printing her photographs on it using sunlight.

堀江美佳は、写真芸術家です。文化の違いや時間経過を忘れて楽しむ要素が含まれている和紙写真作品を作る彼女の作品は、ベルギー、アメリカ、フランス、オランダ、スイス、イギリス、 韓国で展示されています。

京都で育ち、京都芸術大学で写真とデザインを学び、ロンドンのキング ストン大学でヨーロッパのコンセプチュアルアートを中心に美術を学びました。 2013年から石川県を拠点とし、完全に手作りの紙は古代から変わらない技法で生み出され、写真は太陽光で露光 をするサイアノタイ プ でプリントされています。

EDUCATION
2009, Master in European Art Practice (Fine Arts), Kingston University London

2007, Bachelor in Information Design at Kyoto University of Art and Design

AWARD
Selected to be a part of the ‘2018 Art Trail, power by Tesla at Unseen (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), 2018

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

 

May 20-22, 2022

AIPAD (The Association of International Photography Art Dealers) Art Fair in New York - Represented by IBASHO

 

September 23, 2022- January 15, 2023

“Wabi-Sabi” Group Exhibition - Represented by IBASHO at SieboldHuis (Leiden, The Netherlands) 

 

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

 

January 29 - March 13, 2022

“Trees, Water, and Light” - Solo Exhibition at IBASHO (Antwerp, Belgium) 

 

January 20 until the end of March 2022

“Kiku” - Solo Exhibition at Bildhalle (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

 

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2021 

October 16 - November 7, 2021

Cyanotype - Solo Exhibition at gamadan (Ishikawa, Japan)

 

September 21-26, 2021 

Photo Basel -Represented by IBASHO (Basel, Switzerland)

 

September 9 - 12, 2021

Photo London - Represented by Bildhalle (London, UK)

 

July 9– September 12, 2021

Blues - Group Exhibition at Ingrid Deuss Gallery(Antwerp, Belgium)

 

June 17 - August 22, 2021

Mizu/The theme of Water - Group Exhibition at IBASHO (Antwerp, Belgium)

 

February 6 - June 25, 2021

LIGHT HOUSE - Group Exhibition at Waterfall Mansion & Gallery (New York, USA)

 

2020

Photo London Digital -Represented by Bildhalle (Online Art Fair)

 

Paper Positions - Represented by Bildhalle (Berlin, Germany)

 

NEKO - Group Exhibition at IBASHO at SieboldHuis (Leiden, The Netherlands)

 

PHOTOFAIRS - Represented by IBASHO (Online Exhibition) 

 

Photo Basel -Represented by IBASHO (Virtual Edition)

 

詫寂WABI SABI - Group Exhibition at IBASHO (Antwerp, Belgium)

 

Hatsuyuki -Group Exhibition at IBASHO (Antwerp, Belgium)

 

AIPAD (The Association of International Photography Art Dealers) Art Fair in New York - Represented by IBASHO

 - COVID-19 Cancellation

 

Haute Photographie - IBASHO (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

 

2019

Photo Basel - IBASHO (Basel, Switzerland)

 

NEKO Project - Group Exhibition at IBASHO (Antwerp, Belguim)

 

NEKO Project - Group Exhibition at Galerie ARGENTIC (Paris, France)

 

Life is a Circle, KG+ KYOTOGRAPHIE Satellite Solo exhibition at Kamiji Kakimoto (Kyoto, Japan)

 

Busan Annual Market of Art - Represented by Art All Ways (Busan, South Korea)

 

Art Market San Francisco - Represented by Verne Collection (San Francisco, USA)

 

Art on Paper - Represented by Verne Collection (New York, USA)

 

On the Planet - Duo Exhibition Frank Art Reality Studio (Los Angeles, USA)

 

2018

INFINITE GRACE ² - Group Exhibition at Waterfall Mansion & Gallery (New York, USA)

 

Unseen Amsterdam - Represented by IBASHO (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

 

Photo Basel - Represented by IBASHO (Basel, Switzerland)

 

Photo London - Represented by IBASHO (London, UK)

 

WATERFRONT Ⅱ, KG+ KYOTOGRAPHIE Satellite Solo Exhibition at trace (Kyoto, Japan)

 

2017

Kodamasuru - Solo Exhibition at Gallery Misyo (Ishikawa, Japan)

 

FEMALE FORCE FROM JAPAN - Group Exhibition at IBASHO (Antwerp, Belgium)

 

WATERFRONT - Solo Exhibition at trace ( Kyoto, Japan)

 

B3-304 - Solo Exhibition at Ouchi Gallery (New York, USA)

 

2016

SHOW CASE_44 - Group Exhibition at Ouchi Gallery (New York, USA)

 

 PAN Amsterdam - Represented by IBASHO (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

 

GALLERY
IBASHO (Antwerp, Belgium)
Bildhalle (Zurich, Switzerland, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Kamiji Kakimoto (Kyoto, Japan)
Kayotei (Ishikawa, Japan)
Beniya Mukayu (Ishikawa, Japan)
Art 551 (Ishikawa, Japan)
Hotel Ethnography (Kyoto, Japan)
Sokyo (Kyoto, Japan)
Waterfall Mansion & Gallery (New York, USA)
Verne Collection (Ohio, USA)
Art All Ways (Los Angeles, USA)

PRIVATE COLLECTION Olnick Spanu (New York, USA)

 

CONGRESS
IAPMA(International Association of Papermakers and Paper Artists) PAPER International Congress (Brasilia University, Brasilia, Brazil), 2016

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
Blues - Ingrid Deuss Gallery(Antwerp, Belgium) NEKO SieboldHuis (The Netherlands)
NEKO (France, Belgium)