"ART IN THE OFFICE 2019" Program: About the Winning Artist and Her Work

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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 enhance employee education. 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.

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Momoko Yoshida/first "I.U" zone.2/
2019/acrylic on polyester fabric/size variable

momoko yoshida

Momoko Yoshida Profile

Born in Hyogo Prefecture in 1989. Completed the Master’s Course at Kyoto City University of Arts’ Graduate School of Arts in 2016. Creates paintings that capture the sense of elation and the images that pop into her mind while listening to music to share that sense of elation with viewers. Was awarded Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2016’s Mitsubishi Estate Award and the 2016 Kyoto City University of Arts’ Graduate School of Arts Kyoto Mayor Award. Solo exhibitions include “scene UKH ver.3.1” at ART ZONE/Kyoto (2017) and “scene UKH ver.3” at Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, Tokyo Archive Room/Tokyo (2017). Also participated in group exhibitions, such as Kyoto Art for Tomorrow 2019 – “Kyoto Newcomer Exhibit”/The Museum of Kyoto (2019), “Kyoto Art Transmit Program 2018”/Kyoto City University of Arts Gallery @KCUA/Kyoto (2018), among others.


Momoko Yoshida’s website: https://mt0991.wixsite.com/rainbowpicha/home