"ART IN THE OFFICE 2017" Program: About the Winning Artist and Her Work


Title:There is something I want to talk about. 

About the ART IN THE OFFICE Program

Monex Group, Inc. started the "ART IN THE OFFICE" program in 2008 as part of its social and cultural activities with an aim to support emerging contemporary artists and currently Monex, Inc. is sponsoring the program from 2010. The program seeks applications from artists of works to install on the wall of the press conference room within Monex's headquarters. The winner is also given a cash award and production fee. The program is run in cooperation with the nonprofit art organization, Arts Initiative Tokyo.

Akiko Hashimoto

There is something I want to talk about./ 2017 / Chinese ink, acrylic and pencil on paper/Dimensions variable

Akiko Hashimoto Profile

Born in 1988, Hashimoto obtained an M.A from Musashino Art University. Her work includes pencil drawings on paper and installations. Solo exhibition: “Call if you notice” gallery blanka, Aichi(2016). Group exhibitions: “a.a.t.m. Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2015” Marunouchi Bldg., Tokyo(2015), “Opposite side of expression Sao Paulo-Tokyo” Museo Afro Brasil, Brazil(2014). Award: “Shell Art Awards 2014” (2014) Jury Prize.