About Artist

Sachiko Kodama

Sachiko Kodama links emerging natural phenomena with plastic art to
create mixed media works that reference the relationship between
organic forms/motion and light/sound.
She graduated from the School of Science at Hokkaido University,
completed graduate studies, and earned a doctorate in Art at
the Graduate School of Art and Design at the University of Tsukuba.
She has been promoting art projects using ferrofluid since 2000.
Her artwork “Protrude, Flow” (selected by SIGGRAPH Art Gallery 2001)
won the Grand Prize in the 5th Japan Media Arts Festival Digital Art
(Interactive Art) Division. Her artwork has been exhibited over
20 countries at art museums, galleries, public spaces, and private homes.
She has impacted not only art and design but also a wide range of fields.


Born in Shizuoka, Japan in 1970. Lives and works in Tokyo.
1993 B.S. Hokkaido University (Division of Physics.).
1995 M.A. University of Tsukuba (master’s program in Art and Design)
2000 Completed doctoral program in Art, received Ph.D. from the University of Tsukuba.
Artist / Associate Professor at the University of Electro-Communications.


[Awards]

2009~2010
Selected as a recipient of the scholarship of Program of Overseas Study for Upcoming Artists by Agency of Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan (New York)
2006
Accepted for SIGGRAPH 2006 Art Gallery (Boston)
2005
Accepted for VIDEOEX 2005 International Experimental Film & Video Festival
2005
Accepted for the Ninth Annual MadCat Women’s International Film Festival
2002
Awarded Grand Prize of Digital Art (Interactive Art) Division at the 5th Media Art Festival, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan
2002
Japan Information-Culturology Society, Art Award
2002
Digital Content Grand Prix 2001 Grand Prize in Art
2001
Accepted for SIGGRAPH 2001 Art Gallery (Los Angeles)
1997
Accepted for International Biennale in Nagoya – ARTEC’97
1995
Accepted for International Biennale in Nagoya – ARTEC’95
1994
Accepted for Fukui International Youth Media Art Festival

[Solo Exhibitions]


[Group Exhibitions]


[Art Fairs, etc. (selected)]

2015
Art Paris Art Fair 2015, Galerie-da end (Paris)
2011
Chanel J12 watch events(Paris, Tokyo, New York)
2010
The Armory Show 2010, Piers 92 & 94 (New York)

[Commission / Museum Works]

Ars Electronica Center (Linz, Austria)
Wonder Museum (Okinawa, Japan)
National Science Technology Museum (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
Panasonic Center Tokyo Creative Museum AkeruE (Tokyo, Japan)

[Collections]

Miyakonojo City Museum of Art (Japan)
Boghossian Foundation (Belgium)
ArtFutura (Spain)
3:e Våningen (Sweden)
M.A.D. Gallery (Switzerland)
Leeum (South Korea)
Collections by individual collectors and companies from Japan, South Korea, Singapore, China, Australia, Switzerland, Belgium, France and the United States.