Koji Yamamoto

1951 
Born in Osaka, Japan
Father is politician and mother is poetess 

1964 
Begin to study drawing and oil painting 

1970 - 1973 
Live in Tokyo 

1973 - 1976 
Live in Madrid 
Study at Círculo de Bellas Artes and Prado Museum, Madrid 
Award silver medal of drawing at Círculo de Bellas Artes Madrid 

1976 - 1981 
Start teaching children at private art school, Osaka 
Solo-exhibition, Contemporary Art Center, Osaka 
Solo-exhibition, Gallery Haku, Osaka 
Group exhibition Kami no Shigoto (“work on paper”), Ban Garow, Osaka 

1982 
Invited and stay for art work, London 

1982 - 1985 
Some group exhibitions, Gallery Twenty-One, London 

1983 - 1984 
International Contemporary Art Fair, Bath 
Small is Beautiful, Warsaw 
Invited to International Print Biennale, Bradford 

1985 
The Japanese Eye, Sunderland 
Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1986 
Japanese Contemporary Prints, organized by British Council, round of Britain 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1986 -1987 
Start teaching parents of children at private art school, Osaka 
Invited to International Symposium of Art and Environment, Varsavia 
Art work in Warsaw and solo-exhibition in Wigry 
Invited to International Graphic Exhibition, Catania 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1988 
Imamura Tsukawaki Yamamoto: 3 Persons Exhibition of Sculpture, ABC Gallery, Osaka 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1989 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1990 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1991 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1992 
Comparaisons, Grand Palais, Paris 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1993 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1994 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1995 
Solo-exhibition through recommendation of German Council, 
OXY Gallery, Osaka 

1996 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1997 
Solo-exhibition, Spazio È, Milan 

1998 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 

1998- 
Start teaching at Architecture Department of Waseda University, Tokyo 

1999 
Solo-exhibition through recommendation of Osaka Prefecture Culture 
Agency, OXY Gallery, Osaka 

2000 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 
Invited to International Triennale Grenchen, Grenchen, Switzerland 
Solo-exhibition, Gallery In-Brera, Milan 
Award All Japan Art Calendar Competition, Tokyo 

2000 - 2014 
Lecture at Culture Department of Kobe College, Kobe 

2001 
Award All Japan Art Calendar Competition, Tokyo 

2002 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 
Award All Japan Art Calendar Competition, Tokyo 

2003 - 2004 
Permanent showing, Kosaka Hospital Atrium, Osaka 
Award All Japan Art Calendar Competition, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 
Publish poem book HAIKU by Basho Matsuo with serigraph, presented in show at Libreria Bocca, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan 
Publish picture book for children Chikyu Guru Guru (“round and round the globe”), Kananzawa-Club, Kanazawa 

2005 
Solo-exhibitoin Kobe Art Work 2005, Sysmex Research and Development Center, Kobe 
Solo-exhibition, Moris Gallery, Tokyo 

2006 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 
Permanent showing, Ken Miki Design Office 

2006 - 2009 
Monthly serialise painting Another Nature, Nikkei Journal 

2007 
Permanent showing, K Corporation Hed Office, Tokyo 
Appearance Let's meet in the Radio Town, Radio Kansai and Internet, Tokyo 

2008 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 
Publish illustrated book Il Classico dei Tre Caratteri, Libreria Bocca, Milan 

2009 
Solo-exhibition, Another Nature, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan 

2010 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 
Miart International Art Fair, Milan 

2011 
Wall painting Oimatsu (“Old Pine”) of Noh Theatre, Gaifukan, Kobe 
Invited to International Drawing Exhibition, Gwangju, Korea 

2012 
Solo-exhibition, Ban Garow, Osaka 
KIAF International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea 

2013 - 2014 
Permanent showing, Libreria Bocca, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan 
Sydney Contemporary International Art Fair, Australia 
Solo-exhibition Another Nature, Art Fair Tokyo, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition Oimatsu (“Old Pine”), Gallery Nagai, Tokyo 
Solo-exhibition A Living Old Pine, Kanazawa Noh Museum, Kanazawa 
Affordable Singapore International Art Fair, Singapore 
The World of Koji Yamamoto, special feature article of magazine Discover Japan, Tokyo 

2015 
Solo-exhibition Another Nature & A Living Old Pine, Gallery Ashiya Schule, Kobe 
Solo-exhibition Another Nature & A Living Old Pine, Gallery de sign de >, Osaka 
Solo-exhibition Another Nature & A Living Old Pine, Gallery Nagai, Tokyo 
Publish book of essay and painting Un'Altra Natura, Edizioni Bocca, Milan 
Publish book of paintings Another Nature & A Living Old Pine, Hatori Press, Inc., Tokyo 

2016 
New Collection, Kanazawa Noh Museum, Kanazawa 
Solo-exhibition Another Nature & A Living Old Pine, Lorenzelli Arte, Milan