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Yoko Naito / Photographer

Yoko Naito has moved to New York in 2009 and started her career as a photographer and currently based in Berlin since 2016.

She has received some photography awards, including the Sony World Photography Awards, etc. Her photography has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Europe, and Japan. Also, its photography has become a permanent collection by the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Embassy of Iceland and Sony Europe, etc. and is featured in many media worldwide.


Education

Nihon University College of Art in Photography, Bachelor of Art / Tokyo, Japan

Award

2016 Tokyo International Foto Awards -Nature, 3rd Prize / Tokyo, Japan
         EWAAC - The 7th East-West Art Award Competition, Finalist / London, the U.K.
2015 Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts -Young Portfolio 2015- / Yamanashi, Japan
         Sony World Photography Awards -Professional 'Travel' 3rd Prize
         Sony World Photography Awards -Professional 'Lifestyle' Finalist   
2014 Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts -Young Portfolio 2014- / Yamanashi, Japan
2013 Curate NYC by Elisa Contemporary Art / New York, U.S.
2012 London International Creative Competition, Honorable Mention / London, the U.K.
         International Photography Awards, Fine art-Landscape, Honorable mention / the U.S.
         Becas Roberto Villagraz, Finalist / Madrid Spain
2011 Curate NYC by Houston Museum of AfricanAmericanCulture / Houston, the U.S.
         The Prix de la Photographie Paris, Honorable Mention / Paris, France
2010 International Photography Awards, Fine art-Abstruct, Honorable mention / the U.S.
         International Photography Awards, Nature-Landscapes, Honorable mention / the U.S

Solo Exhibition

2019  "Terminal" outside gallery / Massachusetts, the U.S.
2017 "Terminal" aquabitArt gallery / Berlin Germany
2016 "Unbeknown" -traveling exhibition- Pinkcomma Gallery / Massachusetts, the U.S.
         "Unbeknown" Outside Gallery / Massachusetts, the U.S.
2015 "In between" Sony Imaging Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
2011 "silence of breath" graphite Gallery / Brooklyn, New York

Selected Exhibition & Fair

2017 "INFINITE NARRATIVES" Gallery 456 / Soho, New York
2016 "EWAAC" - The 7th East-West Art Award Competition Exhibition- La Galleria / London, the U.K.
         "Sony World Photography Awards 2015 -traveling exhibition-" Tonnara di Marzamemi / Sicily, Italy
         "EWAEE-East West Artists Exchange Exhibition" SomoS gallery / Berlin, Germany
         "Young Portfolio" Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts / Yamanashi, Japan
2015 "Sony World Photography Awards 2015 -traveling exhibition-" the Norma / Catania, Italy
         "NY ART BOOK FAIR " MOMA P.S.1. /Queens, New York
         "Sony World Photography Awards 2015" Sony Imaging Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
         "5 different landscapes" Epicentro Art / Berlin, Germany
         "Tokyo art crossing Berlin" Neurotitan Gallery / Berlin, Germany
         "Opening Project" OLYMPUS Gallery / Tokyo & Osaka, Japan
         "Landmark" TOBU Art Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
         "Sony World Photography Awards 2015" Somerset House / London, the U.K.
         "Young Portfolio" Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts / Yamanashi, Japan
         "J-ART 5th" Williamsburg Art & Historical Center / Brooklyn, New York
2014 "NY ART BOOK FAIR" MOMA P.S.1. / Queens, New York
         "NATIVE" Shinjuku ISETAN Art Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
         "J-ART 4th" Williamsburg Art & Historical Center / Brooklyn, New York
2013 "NY ART BOOK FAIR" MOMA P.S.1. / Queens, New York
         "Lotus Photography" hpgrp GALLERY / Chelsea, New York
         "Montparnasse" C-DEPOT terminal / Tokyo, Japan
         "J-ART3RD" Williamsburg Art & Historical Center / Brooklyn, New York
2012 "NY ART BOOK FAIR" MOMA P.S.1. / Queens, New York
         "Emerging Japanese Artists" Shibuya SEIBU / Tokyo, Japan
         "C-DEPOT" AKA RENGA SOKO / Yokohama, Japan
         "Beyond 1 lens & Over 100 eyes" hpgrp GALLERY / Chelsea, New York
         "OVERSEAS2012" RICOH RING CUBE Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
         "J-Art 2nd" Williamsburg Art & Historical Center / Brooklyn, New York
2011 "Spring Filing" Williamsburg Art & Historical Center / Brooklyn, New York
         "Queens Queer Cultural Festival" Queens Pride House / Queens, New York
         "J-Art" Williamsburg Art & Historical Center / Brooklyn, New York
2010 "AIR" SPACE WOMb Contemporary Art Gallery / Queens, New York
2009 "M3:making, marking, mapping" PhotoGalleryInternational / Tokyo, Japan

Permanent Collection

Sony Europe Limited / Branch of Berlin, Germany
Embassy of Iceland / Tokyo, Japan
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts / Yamanashi, Japan
Williamsburg Art & Historical Center / Brooklyn, New York

Article & Publication

THE CRATED LENS, Hong Kong /Dodho Magazine, Barcelona /THISORIENT, Germany / Nykyinen, Italy / PLAIN Magazine, New York /BLUR Magazine, Croatia / IN-BETWEEN, Istanbul / ELLE Decor, Japan / il Post, Italy / Creative Boom , U.K. / thisispaper , Poland / OEN , U.K. / Minimalissimo , Australia / The Berkshire Eagle , U.S. / Japan Photo Almanac, Japan / PHaT Photo magazine, Japan / IMA online, Japan / american PHOTO, U.S. / MELTING STANDARD, Japan /Fauna & Flora / LandEscape , U.K. / THE 22 MAGAZINE /


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