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ABOUT

HIROTTON

Drawing Artist

Hiroyuki ‘ HIROTTON ’ Uemura was born in Japan in 1986.
A graduate of the Osaka university of Art , he moved to London for 4 years and has been working as a freelance designer for his own company ,‘ PARADOX ’.
Recently he created illustrations for Fashion , Print , Publishing ,
Skateboard brands and the Music industry.
He has also been doing screen printing.
His personal art work is influenced by punk , skate and street culture.
He is always inspired and excited by what’s happening around him and tries to capture that moment in his work, so others can understand and see life through his eyes.

Art Show

Solo Art Show

2021 Apr 'PLAYING CARDS' - Beams T, Tokyo, Japan
2020 Oct 'Hirotton Artshow' - Raffish Dog, Sendai, Japan
2020 Aug 'Hirotton x Koichiro Takagi' - Henry Hauz, Tokyo, Japan
2020 July 'Hirotton Artshow' - MADISONBLUE, Tokyo, Japan
2020 June 'Hirotton Artshow' - BAL, Kyoto, Japan
2019 Dec ‘TRICKS’ - Trick’s, Shizuoka, Japan
2019 Sep ‘CANVAS’ - Warszawa, Tokyo, Japan
2019 Sep ‘The Original Works’ - ISETAN MENS 2F, Tokyo, Japan
2019 Aug ‘STOKED’ - Midoriso gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2019 May ‘Hirotton Art show’ - RAFFISH DOG, Sendai, Japan
2018 Nov ‘OLD FRIEND’ - Ramen YOUNG, Shizuoka Japan
2018 July ‘NO TOMORROW’ - HENRY HAUZ, Tokyo, Japan
2017 Oct ‘INNERVISION BB BASTIDAS x HIROTTON’ - WAG gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2016 June ‘PARADOX x RAZZMATAZZ’ - RAZZMATAZZ, Shizuoka, Japan
2015 Oct ‘KNOCKING AT THE DOOR OF MY BRAIN’- 104GALERIE,Tokyo,Japan
2014 July ‘FEELING GOOD IS SUCH A WASTE’- debolbe Studio and Warehouse,Tokyo,Japan
2012 Nov ‘SOLO ARTSHOW’- OFFICE,Tokyo,Japan
2012 June ‘FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE RAD’- No.12 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Mar ‘Izu Young’- Maruhei, Shizuoka, Japan
2011 July ‘Islington Exhibits’- Crane and tortoise, London, UK
2011 June ‘The Last Picnic’- The Others, London, UK

Group Art Show

2021 Aug ‘POSTER ART EXHIBITION6’ – Greed, Tokyo, Japan
2021 Feb 'pop & street' - Iwataya Honkan, Fukuoka, Japan
2020 Dec 'pop & street' - SEIBU Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
2020 Aug 'POSTER ART EXHIBITION5' - Greed, Tokyo, Japan
2020 Jan ‘LOVE SKATEBOARD JAPAN’ – Tokyo Culturt By Beams, Tokyo, Japan
2019 Dec ‘pop & street’ – SEIBU Shibuya, WAG gallery, ANNEX, Tokyo, Japan
2019 Aug ‘POSTER ART EXHIBITION4’ – Greed, Tokyo, Japan
2019 July ‘Radiall x CFC x Hirotton’ – Emiliano, Kumamoto, Japan
2019 June ‘SHAKEDOWN BOULEVARD’ – San Francisco peaks , Tokyo, Japan
2019 Apr ‘Hirotton x USUGROW’ – LIBEST PLACE, Tokyo, Japan
2019 May ‘LOVE SKATEBOARD JAPAN’ – adidas originals flagship store, Tokyo, Japan
2019 May ‘Matsuzakaya Vintage’ – 松坂屋静岡, Shizuoka, Japan
2019 Apr ‘現代手拭展’ – BOMB INK GAKKERY, Osaka, Japan
2018 Dec ‘pop & street AN ANNUAL’ – WAG gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2018 Dec ‘SUPER NICE 5th’ – CMK gallery, Osaka, Japan
2018 Dec ‘EXCEL VISUAL ARCHIVE’ – RVCA Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
2018 Dec ‘POSTER ART EXHIBITION3’ – Greed, Tokyo, Japan
2018 Sep ‘SOUL CAMP’ – ISETAN Shinjyuku, Tokyo, Japan
2018 Aug ‘The botanic circus’ – HENRY HAUZ, Tokyo, Japan
2018 June ‘LOVE SKATEBOARD JAPAN’ – BEAMS JAPAN , Tokyo, Japan
2018 May ‘香取慎吾企画NAKAMA de ART’ – 帝国ホテルプラザ, Tokyo, Japan
2018 Apr ‘Tenugui Art Show’ – BOMB INK GALLERY, Osaka, Japan
2017 Oct ‘CHABO x NAOTORADAMS x HIROTTON’ – POPO, Tokyo, Japan
2017 Aug ‘TEARS OF SWAN Group exhibition’ – Tears of swan Atelier, Tokyo, Japan
2017 Feb ‘NEW ALTERNATIVE U30’ – New Alternative gallery, Kagoshima, Japan
2016 Dec ‘AN ANNUAL’ – WAG gallery,Tokyo,Japan
2016 Dec ‘pop&street’ – SEIBU Shibuya,Tokyo,Japan
2016 Dec ‘Poster art exhibition’ – GReeD,Tokyo,Japan
2016 Sep ‘DRAW4’ – THE blank GALLERY,Tokyo,Japan
2016 May ‘大柴裕介 x HIROTTON’ – BE-WAVE, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Mar ‘MELLISA’ – The Hill Street Country Club, CA, USA
2015 Oct ‘bern presents 10 ART BEAT SHOW’- Hillside Terrace C-Gallery,Tokyo,Japan
2015 Aug ‘Sergej Vutuc x Paradox Hirotton’ – LABRAT BOUTIQUE, Tokyo, Japan
2015 July ‘TEE-TEN’ – THE blank GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2015 July ‘GARA Collaboration Exhibition’ – kit gallery,Tokyo,Japan
2015 May ‘GUMCHOP BRIGADE vol4’ – Pulp,Osaka,Japan
2015 Mar ‘TEARS OF SWAN art exhibition’- 104GALERIE,Tokyo,Japan
2014 Oct ‘BB bastidas x PARADOX Hirotton’-.T.F.R Gallery, CA, USA
2014 July ‘SWEET VOLLE’ – Artyard Studio,Osaka,Japan
2013 Dec ‘FUUDOBRAIN GIFU MUST DIE!’- ANTS,Gifu,Japan
2013 Mar ‘YOUTH POP UP STORE’- Cafe Bar TRESOL,Fukuoka,Japan
2013 Mar ‘THE NEXT WAVE’- Tokyo design center,Tokyo,Japan
2013 Feb ‘ACTION OF LOSERS’- excube,Osaka,Japan
2012 Oct ‘CREATORS CIRCUS’- TABLOID,Tokyo,Japan
2012 July ‘Possibly Talented’- THE blank GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

Artist / Painter

HIROTTON 1986年生まれ。
美術大学卒業後、英国ロンドンに渡る。
約4年間のアート活動を経て、2012年、日本に拠点を移し、現在のスタイルを確立する。
パンクシーン、スケートボードカルチャーに強い影響を受け、また生物、自然など身の周りの環境や、
politicalな内容を独自のフィルターを通し、作品に反映させ国内外問わず活動。
アメリカLAを拠点とするスケートカンパニーHeroin skateboardsからデッキシリーズのデザインを始め、
TOY MACHINEやFOUNDATION、VANSへのアートワーク提供等、多くのスケートブランドのデザインを担当。
個展も積極的に行い、自身のアパレルプロジェクトPARADOXもD.I.Y精神に基づき展開する。

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