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Anz Kanie

Dry point and mixed media artist.
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Chief Director of The 3.11 Children’s Library Nonprofit Organization
Graduate of Jiyunomori Gakuen High School
Studied graphic art in London

- Exhibitions -

● Museum
2017: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Karuizawa – ANZ Kanie “Gentle Gaze to the Universe”
2016: Brian Wildsmith Museum of Art in Ito-city, Shizuoka Japan – Kanie Anz “A Midsummer Night's Dream”

● Personal(Solo) Exhibition
2001: S&E Museum, Tokyo Japan
2002 - 2012: Ginza Akane Gallery, Tokyo Japan
2004: Gallery March, Barcelona Spain
2004: Gallery March, New York, United States
2006: Mominoki Gallery, Tokyo Japan
2007: Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku Art Salon, Tokyo Japan
2008 - 2013: Daimaru Art Gallery Tokyo and Kobe shop, Art Gallery, Tokyo and Hyogo Japan
2008 - 2012: Gallery Karahashi, Shiga Japan
2013: Anz Kanie print exhibition “Silly Sky and Chatty Sea” Kagawa Naoshima Gllery Kuraya, Kagawa Japan
2013 - 2016: Anz Kanie “Overflowing Drip” GALERIER Malle, Tokyo Japan
2016: “Anz Kanie Exhibition” Hiltopia Art Square, Tokyo Japan
2013 - 2016: Feature exhibition “Drawing World of Shuntaro Tanigawa” Gallery Goto, Tokyo Japan
2016: Feature exhibition “Picture Book Art Exhibition” Fujiya Gallery, Tokyo Japan

● Group Exhibition
• “ART SANTA FE” New Mexico, United States
• “Summer Art Exhibition” Kinokuniya Gallery, Tokyo
• “Valentine Exhibition” Hanae-Mori Building, Tokyo
• “Nonprofit Organization, Nanairo no Sora Exhibition” Mominoki Gallery, Tokyo
• “National Theater Poster Exhibition” Tokyo
• “Tokyo Printing Atelier Exhibition” Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo
• “Between Picture Book and Fine Arts” Gallery Eco-Ann, Tokyo
• “Bond hearts together – Greeting Card Exhibition” Japan Association for UNHCR, Refugee Support Activities, Tokyo

● Exhibition Sites
Major Department Stores
• Daimaru (Tokyo, Kobe, etc.)
• Takashimaya (Shinjuku, Nihonbashi, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, Iyotetsu, etc.)
• Isetan (Shinjuku, Tachikawa, etc.)
• Mitsukoshi (Nihonbashi, Nagoya, etc.)
• Hankyu
• Tobu

● Books
2008: “Yorugoto Kieru Ohimesama”, Aslan Shobo Inc.
2011: “Anz rhythm”, Aslan Shobo Inc.
2011: “Fukushima Children's Drawings – That time, today, and in the future”, Tokuma Shoten Publishing Co., Ltd.
2014: “Anz’s Alice Book”, Kodansha Ltd.
2014: “Anz’s Alice Box”, Kamaru Company
2016: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Labo Teaching Information Center
2017: “Just Between You and Anz”, Tokai Education Research Institute

● Activities
• Stage art, costume design, magazine covers, advertising posters, CD album art
• Produced, designed, and performed art events for children in collaboration with municipalities including Shinjuku, Nerima, and Hino.
• Produced and performed as the main painter of “La,tatan Picture Painting Circus”, live painting events promoting art for children in Japan.
• Chief director of “The 3.11 Children’s Library Nonprofit Organization”,
• Provided picture books and drawing materials to children in the earthquake and tsunami-hit areas.
• Started “Rainbow Library” in Souma City, Fukushima Prefecture
• Produced art works at “LVMH (Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE) Children's Art Maison” at Souma City, Fukushima.
• Designed the art car “Forest Story”, a collaboration of BMW i3 + Anz Kanie + Central BMW.
• Designed the “Iriomote Wildcat” decal for airplanes in collaboration with Japan Transocean Air Company.

2018.11.5 - 11.10 Anz Kanie Exhibition
Date:  November 5th (Monday) to November 10th (Saturday)
Time:  1pm - 6pm (Last Day 4:30 pm)
Place:  Gallery Goto
Ginza Central Street blg 7F, Ginza 1-7-5 Chuo-ku Tokyo, Japan
2018.4.26 - 8.18 Karuizawa Contemporary Museum
Event: "Kanie Anz - open studio: Dry Point"
Event Date: August 17th (Friday), August 18th (Saturday)
Event Time: 1pm - 4pm
2018.8.7 Shinjuku creators fiesta 2018 - Children Art Day
Date: August 8th (Tuesday), 10am - 5pm
Place: Zenrosai Hall, Space Zero
Zenrosai Building, Yoyogi 2-12-10 Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
(5 min walk from South exit of Shinjuku Station)
Please refer this page for details.
2018.8.22 Nerima-ku - Children Art Adventure
Date: August 22nd Wednesday 10am - 5pm (Entrance ticket from 9am)
Place: Nerima Kumin Sangyo Plaza 3F Hall
1-17-1 Nerima Nerima-Ku (Direct connect from Nerima station)
Please refer this page for details.
2018.3.29 - 4.4 Anz Kanie New Exhibition
- ANZ KANIE Exhibition 2018 - (Draft)
 #104-0061 6-10-1-5F Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo
Date: March 29th Thursday - April 4th Thursday
Time: 10:30 - 20:30 (close 18:00 at last day)
2017.11.21 - 11.27 Connected art
- Love, Bright, Dream -
Gallery YU
11/21 Tuesday - 11/27 Monday
2017.04.27 - 11.23 Karuizawa Contemporary Museum
"Anz Kanie exhibition"
2017.08.01 - Nerima-ku 70th anniversary - Children Art Adventure
Date: August 1st Tuesday 10:00-17:00
Place: Nerima Kumin Sangyo Plaza 3F Hall
1-17-1 Nerima Nerima-Ku (Direct connect from Nerima station)
Children Art Event 19 workshops held by professional artists Come and join us! Please refer this page for details. www.city.nerima.tokyo.jp/manabu/bunka/nerima70th-kodomo.html
2017.08.08 Shinjuku creators fiesta 2017 - Children Art Day
Date: August 8th Tuesday 10:00-17:00
Place: Zenrosai Hall, Space Zero
Zenrosai Building, Yoyogi 2-12-10 Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
(5 min walk from South exit of Shinjuku Station)
Please refer this page for details. http://www.scf-web.net/infomation/children/
2017.03.21 - 03.30 "The March 11th #6
- Fukushima's future pictures drawn by children -
*Dates March 21st (Tue) - 30th (Thu)
*Address Space Zero
2-12-10 Yoyogi Shibuya-ku, Tokyo #151-0053 (5 min walk from Shinjuku station South exit)
*Time 11:00 am - 7:00 pm (close at 5 pm on 3/30)
2017.01 Book cover "Iryo Genba no Outai Yogo": 『医療現場の応対用語』サイオ出版
2016.11.30 - 12.24 Fun Fun Christmas 2016 - Xmas gift exhibition with 24 artists
11.30 - 12.24
Tokyo International Forum
Forum Art Shop
3 Chome-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tōkyō
2016.11.29 - 12.04 Picture Book Art 2016
11.29 - 12.4
Fujiya Gallery - Address: Tokyo, Chuo, Ginza 2-6-5-2F
2016.11.29 - 12.05 Jiyucolor 2016
Will join exhibit of Jiyunomori High School gratuates 10:00 〜 19:00

151-0053 TOkyo Shibuya Yoyogi 2-12-10
2016.11.13 Anz Kanie and Professor Shoichiro Kawai to have a special talk event from 2pm. Mr. Kawai is professor at Tokyo University and leading researcher of Shakespeare.
Theme: "Twinkle of A Midsummer Night's Dream".
Reservation starts at 9am on October 10th (limited seats available). Please send email to: info@atelieranz.jp
2016.10.21 - 11.23 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Anz Kanie: Original Picture Exhibition at Brian Wildsmith Museum of Art in Ito-city, Shizuoka Japan
Opens on Fri, Sat, Sun, national holiday from 10am to 5pm. Admission: adult 1000 yen, high-middle school 800 yen, children free
2016.10 Book cover "Musicanova" - 『ムジカノーヴァ』音楽之友社 10月号
2016.09.25 On the outdoor terrace with a Godzilla head that is a popular tourist spot, it will hold a drawing and calligraphy of collaboration events.
place:Hotel Gracery Shinjuku 8F Terrace, time:10:00-12:00, Drawing theme:"Mt.Fuji and Godzilla"
2016.05.20 Anz & the musician Koji Ishikawa have started to run the serial essays in "Kamome no Hondana online".
2015.11.21 Her work had been adopted as a logo mark of the 50th anniversary that discovered the iriomote wild cats.
2015.04.01 She drew the Godzilla to a transformer box of Seibu Shinjuku Station Road.
2015.01.27 We made a special art car in collaboration with BMW i3.
2015.01.09 The interview to Anz was published serially in Kamome no Hondana online.
2014.11.07 "Anz's Alice Book" was introduced on BS Fuji Harajuku Book Cafe.
2014.06.07 She created a picture to be used at the beginning animation of "Call of Life" the movie.