Born in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, 1944

Graduated with a BFA from Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan, 1968
 

SOLO Exhibitions

2018
8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Expanded Self-Space, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Released Existence on Edges, THE CLUB, Tokyo, Japan
Blum & Poe, New York, USA

2017
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Mendes Wood DM, Brussels, Belgium
Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Beijing, China
Divided Orientation of Space, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2016
Dia: Chelsea, New York, NY
Gallery Shilla, Daegu, Korea
Situations, curated by Yuko Hasegawa and Vicente Todolí, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy

2015
Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Perimeter (Entai), 1985, Blain|Southern, London, UK
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Situated Latency, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Intentional Scenic Space, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kishio Suga: 1980s, Gallery Cocon, Tokyo, Japan
Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2014
Situated Underlying Existence, Corps de Garde, Colmar, France
The “Origin of Situation” as Disclosed by “Things,” Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
1970/80s, Gallery Cocon, Tokyo, Japan

2013
Gallery Collection: Lee Ufan, Takeda Art Co., Tokyo, Japan
Out of Doubt: Roppongi Crossing 2013, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
A/D Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2012
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Placement of Hidden Currents, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2011
Keio University, Hiyoshi Campus Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Tochigi, Japan
Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010
Existence, The Art Gallery, Kanazawa College of Art, Ishikawa, Japan
What One Perceives in the Depths of One’s Sight, Gallery Cocon, Tokyo, Japan
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
Space Hongjie, Seoul, Korea
Gallery 604 J & H, Busan, Korea

2009
Le Cose Esistono, Marginil Arte Contemporanea, Massa, Italy
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2008
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
TKG Editions Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
TKG Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Japan
Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London, UK
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2007
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2006
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Airflow, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Two Dimension and Three Dimension, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2005
Gallery Shilla, Daegu, Korea
Gallery Saiensu I, II, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Uncertain Void: Installation by Kishio Suga, Iwate Museum of Art, Morioka, Japan
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2004
1986–1995 Relief/Two Dimension, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Dispersed Combination, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2003
Gate, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2002
Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Distant-Hollow-Construction, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
New Works, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2001
Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan

2000
Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1999
Stance, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1998
Dialogue—Kishio Suga, The Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi, Japan
Masuda Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Relayed Boundaries, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The 20th Anniversary of Gallery Saiensu, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Part I: Kishio Suga, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997
Masuda Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Laterally Enclosed Scenery, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Sugar's Collection: Kishio Suga, Gallery San, Yokohama, Japan
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan; traveled to Itami City Museum of Art, Itami,
Hyogo Prefecture, Japan; Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Japan; Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

1996
Along Gathered Edges and a Centered Boundary, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Disseminating Territory, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1995
RESTRIZIONE: Sostenere le cose, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Expression of Kishio Suga, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Framed State, Multiple Realms, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
A Question for Foundation: Art in 70’s: The 7th Exhibition, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
On Primitivism of Objects and Inevitability of Construction, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Elemental Status with Elemental Base, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan

1994
Gathered Scenery, Surrounded Edges, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
New Works, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1993
Gathered Dimensions, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
Edges of a Peripheral Realm, Ushibuchi Museum, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
Scenic Intervals 1993, Contemporary Art Space, Takashimaya Nihombashi Store, Tokyo, Japan
Scenic Intervals 1993, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Thing, Site, Dependency, Piga Harajuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1992
Surrounded Space—Supported Dimension, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
’92 New Works, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Surrounded Space—Supported Dimension: Relief Works, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
PROTRUSION, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Installation, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Differentiated and Extended Voids, Kaneko Art G2, Tokyo, Japan
Edges of a Peripheral Realm, Plaza Gallery, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan

1991
A Piece of Paper Reveals Scenery, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Along the Elemental Scenery, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Along the Elemental Scenery, Gallery Art Soko, Tokyo, Japan
Intervals of Scenery, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Inauguration of the Permanent Installation Point-scale of the Sky, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

1990
Concept Space, Shibukawa, Gunma Prefecture, Japan
Surrounding Construction, Concept Space R2, Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, Japan
Around Circumstance, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Both Edges of an Enclosed Realm, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Edges of Body, Hino Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Waxing-Space-Waning, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
New Works: Paintings, Sculptures, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Peripheral Field, Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

1989
Scenery of Defiant Stature, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Two Dimensions and Three Dimension, Kaneko Art G1, Tokyo, Japan
A Contact Point of Action and Objects, Kintetsu Department Store, Osaka, Japan
Heineken Village Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1988
Surroundings, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Surroundings of Thought, Off Gallery, West Berlin, West Germany
Circumference of Body, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Out of Multiple Surroundings, Kaneko Art G1, Tokyo, Japan
Gathered Surroundings, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan

1987
PROTRUSION, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Supportive Peripheries, Kaneko Art G1, Tokyo, Japan

1986
Square Pond, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Supplemented Material, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1985
Supporting a Void, Soo Gallery, Daegu, Korea
Metallic Pond, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Border of Interior and Exterior, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Conjoined Bodies, Kaneko Art G1, Tokyo, Japan

1984
A Belt of Waves in Progression, Komai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Supplemented Material, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1983
Conjoined Realms, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Support of Accumulation, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1982
Installation, Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France
Partitioned Spaces, Kaneko Art G1, Tokyo, Japan
Effect, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Supported Wood, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan

1981
Dependent Placements, Gallery Hinoki, Tokyo, Japan
Satou Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
PROTRUSION, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Towards Order, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1980
Paper Works 3: As Fact, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Order of Entities, Shirakaba Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Matter and Location, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Japan
Periphery of Space, Gallery Kitano Circus, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Flattened Phase—In Terms of Phenomena, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Realm of Matter, Gallery Lumiere, Yamagata, Japan

1979
Law of Gathered Space, Shinanobashi Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Differentiated Order, Box Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Gap of the Entrance to the Space (part 1), Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gap of the Entrance to the Space (part 2), Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
’79, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1978
Neutral Order, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Parameters of Space, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Japan
Wooden Works, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1977
Space, Galeria Akumulatory 2, Poznán, Poland
Theory of Emerging Situation, Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Continuous Existence, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1976
Continuous Process, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Spatial Discrepancy, Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Interstitial State, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1975
Condition of Situated Units, Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Law of Multitude, Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Phase of Acquisition, Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Paper Works 2, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Paper Works 1, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1974
Fieldology, Gallery 16, Kyoto, Japan
Units of Dependency, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1973
Law of Dependence, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Cause of Situation, Morioka City Hall, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Separating Dependence, Satou Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1972
Condition of a Critical Boundary, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Left-Behind Situation, Kinokuniya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Unfolding Field, Joshuya Building, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

1971
Abandoned Order, Satou Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1970
Soft-Concrete, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1969
Parallel Strata, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1968
Space Transformation, Tsubaki Kindai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Group Exhibitions

2018
Nature Naturans, Mendes Wood DM, New York, NY
The Surface of Things, Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan
1968: Art of Turbulent Times, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan; traveled to: Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan; Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
Redefining the City with Context: Beyond the Wall, Xi'an Contemporary Art Exhibition 2018, Xi'an Art Museum, Xi'an, China, and 42 other venues.

2017
57th Venice Biennale, VIVA ARTE VIVA, curated by Christine Macel, Venice, Italy
Japanorama: New Vision on Art Since 1970, curated by Yuko Hasegawa, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
Yokohama Art Museum, Yokohama, Japan
Would you Rather…, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA
The Sogetsu Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan
Japan House at SP-Arte, Bienal Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil
TOUCHPIECE, curated by Justin Beal, Hannah Hoffman, Los Angeles, CA
Who Can Be Strangers? The Art of Mono-ha and Dansaekhwa, Blum & Poe at Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco, CA
What is the Relationship Between Ceramics and Contemporary Art?, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan  

2016
Robert Morris & Kishio Suga, Blum & Poe, Tokyo, Japan
Utopia/Heterotopia: First Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition, curated by Wang Xiaosong, Liu Gang, North Silk Factory and West Scenic Zone, Wuzhen, China
Karla Black and Kishio Suga: A New Order, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
New "Artists Today" Exhibition 2016: Spaces of Creation – Mono-ha to the Art of Today, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
The Emergence of the Contemporary: Avant-Garde Art in Japan 1950–1970, Imperial Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In Between, curated by Luisa Duarte, Bergamin & Gomide, São Paulo, Brazil

2015
Breaking Through to the Actual via the Imagination, Curated by Yuko Hasegawa, Long Museum, Shanghai, China
Mono-ha: Works on Paper, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Takahashi Collection: Mirror Neuron, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Construction/Deconstruction, organized with Oliver Renaud-Clément, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France
Dessins, Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
Mono-ha, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy 

2014
Micro Salon 2014, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Exhibition for Retiring Professors at Kanazawa College of Art, Kanazawa, Japan
Abstract Drawing, Drawing Room, London, UK
Japon, Abbaye Saint André, Centre d'art Contemporain, Meymac, France
The Hara Museum Collection at 35, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Mono-ha Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Takahashi Collection 2014: Mindfulness!, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Erasure: From Conceptualism to Abstraction, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong and City University, Hong Kong
Imaginative Geometry, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Kishio Suga, Yoko Sawai, Gallery Yamaguchi, Osaka, Japan
Group exhibition by Tomio Koyama Gallery, TOLOT/heuristic SHINONOME, Tokyo, Japan
Mono-ha, Tabloid Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Other Primary Structures (Others 2: 1967 - 1970), Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Geometric Perspectives on Japanese Abstraction, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
1974, Part Two: A Turning Point in Postwar Japanese Art, Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan
Chronicle 1964–2014: History of Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
Lee Ufan + Kishio Suga Print Exhibition, Tezukayama Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2013
Layers of Artistic Expression, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Connecting_Unfolding, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Out of Doubt: Roppongi Crossing 2013, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Prima Materia, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
Tricks and Vision to Mono-ha, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, The Warehouse, Dallas, TX
Re: Quest―Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Micro Salon 2013, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan

2012
Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The ’70s in Japan: 1968–1982, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan; traveled to Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
The Artists of Mono-ha and Its Era, Rakusui-tei Museum of Art, Toyama, Japan
Collection: ’70s Japan—Mono-ha, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mona-ha, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA; traveled to Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

2011
Villa Tokyo, various locations in Kyobashi, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery’s Collection Exhibition: Mono-ha, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan 

2010
Contemporary Art of China and Japan, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, Korea
MOT Collection, Enter Here—What Do You See?, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Currents in Japanese Contemporary Wood Sculpture, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan
Tokyo Gallery + BTAP 60th Anniversary Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan
Micro Salon 60, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan 

2009
No Man’s Land, Ambassade de France au Japon, Tokyo, Japan
Drawing Story I 1960-1990, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan

2008
Mediations Biennale, National Museum, Poznań, Poland
Art Scene Revived, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan

2007
Living in the Material World: “Things” in Art of the 20th Century and Beyond, The National Art Center, Tokyo, JapanWhat Is Mono-ha?, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Beijing, China

2006
Mono-ha: Lee Ufan, Kishio Suga, Nobuo Sekine—from the 1970s, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Fukutake House, Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Art and Object: Affinity of the Jomon and the Contemporary, Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori, Japan
Homage to Yoshiaki Tono, Gallery TOM, Tokyo, Japan

2005
Reconsidering Mono-ha, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

2004
Remaking Modernism in Japan 1900–2000, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
The New Tokyo Gallery Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery + BTAP, Tokyo, Japan

2002
Two Mono-ha Artists: Lee Ufan and Kishio Suga, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Unfinished Century: Legacies of 20th Century Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

2001
Global Visions: Art after 1980, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Mono-ha: School of Things, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, UK; traveled to Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn, UK

2000
3rd Gwangju Biennale, Biennale Hall, Jungoei Park, Gwangju, Korea

1999
Mono-ha: Kishio Suga/Lee Ufan, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

1998
Art/Ecosystem: The Contemporary Japanese Art Scene, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

1997
Beyond the Form, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
Gravity: Axis of Contemporary Art, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

1996
Collection in Focus: 12 Installation Pieces, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Prints of the 1970’s, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Inside of Works, Outside of Works, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1995
Matter and Perception 1970: Mono-ha and the Search for Fundamentals, Museum of Fine Arts Gifu, Gifu, Japan; traveled to Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan; Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan; Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan; Museum of Modern Art Saint-Étienne, Saint-Étienne, France
Japanese Culture: The Fifty Postwar Years, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan; traveled to Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan; Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan; Hyogo Prefectural, Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan
46th Venice Biennale: ASIANA Contemporary Art from the Far East, Palazzo Vendramin Calergi, Venice, Italy
Kishio Suga + Mika Yoshizawa: Standing and Boundary of Place, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1994
Cross and Square: Grids, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
Japanese Art after 1945: Scream against the Sky, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan; traveled to Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, NY; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
8th Triennale India, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, India
The Domain of the Medium: New Approaches to the Medium in Art, Craft, Design, Crafts Gallery, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Mono-ha Part III, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1993
Yoshihisa Sankawa + Kishio Suga, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Reconstructed and Quotation, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo

1992
Avanguardie Giapponesi degli anni 70, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna di Bologna; traveled to Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1991
70’s–80’s Contemporary Art: Mono-ha (Part 3), Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Soko Tokyo Gallery: New Generation, Soko Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Movement of Contemporary Art in Japan: Three-Dimensional Works, Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
The World of Box: Do It Yourself, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan 

1989
The Space: Material, Tension, Vacancy in Japanese Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
Wounded Surfaces: Lee Ufan, Kishio Suga, Koichi Ebitsuka, Mika Yoshizawa, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Art Exciting ’89, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan; traveled to Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia (toured under the title Japanese Ways, Western Means)
20th Biennale Middelheim: Japan, Europalia ’89, Middelheim Open-Air Museum for Sculpture, Antwerp, Belgium 

1988
Introduction to Art History: Films by Contemporary Japanese Artists, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Monoha: La scuola delle cose, Museum Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
A Three Week Artistic Symposium of Color, Shape and Sound, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Contemporary Art 1988 by Eleven Artists, Kahitsukan: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan 

1987
Art in Japan since 1969: Mono-ha and Post-Mono-ha, Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
TAMA VIVANT ’87: From Thingness to Narrative, Seed Hall, Tokyo, Japan
State of Contemporary Art from North Eastern Japan 2, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan
2nd Biennale Japan Ushimado International Art Festival, Ushimado, Okayama Prefecture, Japan

1986
Seeing New Developments in Space and Materials, Institut Franco-Japonais, Tokyo, Japan
2nd Tokyo Open-Air Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Kinuta Park, Tokyo, Japan
Contemporary Japanese Art, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Monologue/Dialogue: Kishio Suga and Kenji Inumaki, Nabis Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Seoul—Contemporary Asian Art Show, National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea
Mono-ha Part II, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Black and White in Art Today, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
Lee Ufan, Nobuo Sekine, Kishio Suga: Methods of the 1970s, Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
22nd Artists Today: Apocalypse in Contemporary Art – From the Depth of Soul, Yokohama City Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Japon des avant gardes: 1910–1970, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

1985
Contemporary Sculpture in Japan: Wood, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
Artist’s Books, Franklin Furnace Gallery, New York, NY
Construction in Japanese Paper, Halle Sud, Geneva, Switzerland
40 Years of Japanese Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Beauty of Wood: Between Painting and Sculpture, Asahikawa Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan
2nd Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
21st Artists Today: When Installations Become Form, Yokohama City Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Opening Exhibition, Gallery Soh, Tokyo, Japan 

1984
Sculpture in Modern Japan, 1968–1980s, Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi, Japan
Japanese Contemporary Paintings, 1960–1980, Gunma Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Takasaki, Japan
Human Documents ’84/’85, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2nd TOYAMA NOW ’84, Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
State of Contemporary Art from North Eastern Japan, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan
Trends of Contemporary Japanese Art 1970–1984: Universality/Individuality, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1983
Shape and Spirit in Wood Works, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
Permanent Collection 2 Art of Today: Japan-England, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
A Sense of Contemporary Japanese Art 2: An Encounter with the Sights around Us, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
A Panorama of Contemporary Art in Japanese Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
The Front of Contemporary Japanese Art, Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

1982
ARTEDER ’82, Mikeldi Gallery, Bilbao, Spain
4th Biennale of Sydney, Video/Performance Section, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Tama Art University Festival Exhibition, Tama Art University Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1981
Yoin: Ideas from Japan Made in Australia, Gryphon Gallery, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia
1st Parallel Art Exhibition, Ohara Center of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Performance in Video, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Kishio Suga, Susumu Koshimizu, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
16th São Paulo Biennale, Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil
A Sense of Contemporary Japanese Art 1: An Encounter with the Sights around UsContemporary Art Exhibition of
Japan: Trends of Japanese Art in the 1970s
, Korean Culture and Arts Foundation, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

1980
Shell Art Exhibition, Tokyo Central Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1980 Japanese Prints, Tochigi Prefectural Museum, Utsunomiya, Japan
Variations on Planar Paintings, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Paper Expression, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1979
Kishio Suga, Masayuki Takahashi, Lee Ufan, Komai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Small Works, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Lisbon International Show ’79, Galeria de Belem-Lisboa, Centro de Arte Contemporânea (Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis), Lisbon, Portugal
15th Artists Today, Yokohama City Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

1978
38th Venice Biennale, Japan Pavilion, Venice, Italy
14th Artists Today, Yokohama City Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan 

1977
032303─Projects/Performances/Conferences, Parachute Revue and Institut d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada
Tokyo Gallery Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Japan and America: Contemporary Art Exhibition, 80 Ranton Street Gallery, USA; traveled to Kanagawa Prefectural Hall Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
13th Artists Today: The Richness of Painting, Yokohama City Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

1976
Pan Conceptuals, Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kyoto Biennale: Contemporary Art by Seven Art Critics, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
Ima: Now Exhibition, Ewing Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Seven Italian Artists and Seven Japanese Artists: Procedures Based on New Consciousness, Italian Culture Center, Tokyo, Japan
2nd Biennale of Sydney: Recent International Forms in Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

1975
Japanese Contemporary Sculpture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Tokyo Gallery '76, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1974
Katsuro Yoshida + Kishio Suga, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Japan Art Exhibition, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark; traveled to Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Göteborg, Sweden; Henie-Onstad Art Centre, Oslo, Norway
Universe (Cosmos): Image Experiments in Serigraphy by Contemporary Japanese Artists, São Paulo Museum of Art, São Paulo, Brazil
Materials, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
7th Contemporary Form: Image Expression ’74, Art Core Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Japan: Tradition und Gegenwart, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

1973
8th Japan Art Festival Exhibition, Tokyo Central Museum, Tokyo, Japan; traveled to National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
8e Biennale de Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France, and Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France

1972
1st International Art Exhibition, Il Centro Gallery, Naples, Italy
Project for Mount Vesuvius Operation, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1st Contemporary Japanese Graphics Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK 

1971
10th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
4th Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Exhibition, Ube Museum of Outdoor Sculpture, Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
Print 1972, Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1970
9th Trends in Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
5th Japan Art Festival Exhibition, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; traveled to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (toured under the title Contemporary Japanese Art)
Aspects of New Japanese Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
7th Artists Today, Yokohama City Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

1968
OOX Exhibition: TAMA FINE ART COLLEGE OOX Class, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
9 Visional Points, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1967
4th International Young Artists Exhibition, Seibu Department Store, Tokyo, Japan
OOOOPLAN 8 Events for Midnight, Shinjuku Pitt Inn, Tokyo, Japan
N・S・S, Tsubaki Kindai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
11th Shell Art Award, Shiroki-ya Grand Hall Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; traveled to Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
Universiade Exhibition, Isetan, Tokyo, Japan
OOOPLAN, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Performances

Note that on March 6, 2004, Suga renamed all his “events” as “activations.”

2016
Screening of Being and Murder (1999), dir. Kishio Suga, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
Activation, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

2015
Multiple Latent Sceneries, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

2014
Scattering and Gathering, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan

2009
Cultivated Path of Wind, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2008
Appearance of Multiple Latencies, Messe Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Edges of Space, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

2006
Concurrent Correspondence, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Appearance of Multiple Conflicted Causes, Itamuro Onsen Daikokuya, Itamuro, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
System of Plurality, Fukutake House, Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

2005
Divided Rhythm, Iwate Museum of Art, Morioka, Japan

2004
Edge of Space, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

1998
Stability of Separation and Conjunction: Visual Interstices, Itami City Museum of Art, Itami, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Unfolding Field, Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi, Japan
Towards Stability and Instability, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
Gathered Release-Restriction, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

1997
Gathered Release-Restriction, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

1995
Distribution of Polysemy, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

1990
Surrounding Construction, Concept Space R2, Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture, Japan
Along Intervals, Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

1987
EXTEND: 50th Anniversary of Tama Art University: TAMABIVENTS Studio 200, Tokyo, Japan

1986
Exposed Way to the Sky—The Point of Contact Lies Deep, Yokohama City Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

1984
Edges in Motion, Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan

1981
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

1980
Entirety of Transferred Units, Gallery Lumiere, Yamagata, Japan
Progression of Space, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Matter and Location, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Matter and Dimension, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1979
Yokohama City Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

1978
38th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Adaptation-Circumstances-Transition-Substance, Tama Art University, Hachioji Campus, Tokyo, Japan

1977
Theory for Creating Sites, Tokiwa Park, Tokyo, Japan
Theory of Emerging Situation, Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan  
Inokashira Park, Tokyo, Japan

1976
Phase Getting Fulfilled, Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
There: At Each Location, Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
For the Side Corners, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
Differentiated Movement—Continuous Existence, Instituto Italiano di Cultura, Tokyo, Japan
Site and Wisdom—Gathering of Distance, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan 

1975
Phase of Acquisition, Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Natural Order, Tokiwa Park, Tokyo, Japan

1974
Fieldology, Gallery 16, Kyoto, Japan
Units of Dependency, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1973
Parallel Perception—Independent Existence, studio of the artist, Shimizu, Tokyo, Japan
Law of Dependence, Tamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Awards

2016
Mainichi Art Award

1970
Grand Prize, 5th Japan Art Festival

1967
11th Shell Art Prize


Museum and Public Collections

Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Japan
Asahikawa Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan
Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
Fuchu City, Hiroshima, Japan
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
Iwate Museum of Art, Morioka, Japan
Kahitsukan Kyoto Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyoto, Japan
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan
Kiyosato Museum of Contemporary Art, Yamanashi, Japan
Long Museum, Shanghai, China
M+, Kong Hong, China
Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami, USA
Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Sapienza, Università di Roma, Rome, Italy
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Netherlands
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
National Museum of Modern Art (The Centre Pompidou), Paris, France
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Rakusui-tei Museum of Art, Toyama, Japan
Reijo Art Museum, Shikoku, Japan
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK
Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, USA
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Japan
Tate Modern, London, UK
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan
Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Yamaguchi, Japan
Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Japan
Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan