ABOUT

 

Rob Kidney  |  ロブ・キドニー

英国出身のアーティスト/イラストレーター。ブライトン大学イラストレーション科卒業。現在は東京を拠点に活動。 
鮮やかな色と力強い手描きのラインを駆使したユニークなキャラクターアートを得意とし、音楽、ファッション、インテリア雑貨など様々な分野にイラストを提供。
2012年より、東京・田端にあるギャラリーWISH LESSのオーナーとして、国内外の作家の展覧会キュレーションも行う。

Rob Kidney was born in England and studied illustration at Brighton University and is now based in Tokyo. His unique characters executed with bold lines and vivid colours have been used commercially in music, fashion and interior projects. Since 2012 he has been running WISH LESS gallery in Tokyo, his own space where he curates exhibitions from foreign and Japanese artists.
This year he will embark on a major collaboration with Tokyo based company Kenelephant.

Clients : Chubbygang, X-girl, XL-Recordings, Ozone Rocks, Universal Music, BMG Japan, Shodensha, Victor/Speedstar Records, avex music creative Inc. etc…

 

Past exhibitions :
2002 A couple ‘o’ weeks of stink at DEPOT  ( DEPOT Gallery- Nakameguro,Tokyo )
2003 VERSUS exhibition Vol.2  ( Parco Museum-Shibuya,Tokyo )
2004 Monchhichi-WHAT NOT !!!  ( Parco department store-Shibuya,Tokyo )
2004 Ura Monchhichi  ( DEPOT Gallery- Nakameguro,Tokyo )
2005 Relax Boyz-Guys in Relax town.  ( DEPOT Gallery- Nakameguro,Tokyo )
2009 Installation for Skank ( Wut Berlin- Aoyama,Tokyo )
2010 X-Girl Stages T-Shirts/Zine launch.Pop-up exhibition ( XGS store- Aoyama,Tokyo )
2013 100% SOBER ( WISH-LESS Gallery- Tabata,Tokyo )
2014 STILL HEAR ( WISH-LESS Gallery- Tabata,Tokyo )
2014 Rob Kidney exhibition  ( AL- Daikanyama,Tokyo )
2015 Fall in love  ( Tambourin Gallery- Shibuya,Tokyo )
2015 MY BEST FRIENDS  ( Isetan Department store- Shinjuku,Tokyo )
2016 Maneki Neko show  ( Isetan Department store- Shinjuku,Tokyo )
2016 KAITEN KIDNEY  ( A STORE ROBOT- Harajuku,Tokyo )
2017 HOUSE OF KIDNEY  ( Za Gallery- Komagome,Tokyo )
2018 FRUITY DISCO  ( LOFT Yokohama- Yokohama,Kanagawa )
2018 FRUITY DISCO  ( LOFT Ginza- Ginza,Tokyo )
2018 Vinnie Nylon | A.CE | Rob Kidney exhibition ( TAG STÅ- Fukuoka )
2018 CONTEMPORARY CHIC ( Hankyu Umeda- Osaka )
2019 ‘Hi-NRG’ ( Mori- Nakazakicho,Osaka )
2019 ‘WAVE’ ( Chiyoda Arts- Kanda,Tokyo )