PROF(English)

Masaaki Toyoyoshi

Overview

Born in 1975.
Graduated from Tokyo International University in 1997.I interested computer in my school days.After graduation,I found a job at Japan System Techniques Co.,Ltd.I worked as a programmeer/application developper.Due the glaucoma,I wanted a leading professional,but I feel I'm at the limit of my ability,retire from company.I recieved instruction by photographer Yukinori Tokoro from 2010.Ever since,I debelop a glaucoma.I had 4 surgeries from 2015, but I had hardly see my left eyes at the present time.Ever since,Started artworks series "MONOCLE VISION".I  taked a still photograph of "7 fingered pianist" Gohei Nishikawa.Main camera,Sony alpha 7 mk3 and Ricoh GR3.I appered on NHK by photographer/patient glaucoma at aug-2020.I hold first solo exhibition of photo "MONOCLE VISION" at 2022.Glaucoma Friend Network full member.

Awards

Jan.2017  Selection and Customer Selected/Saitama Prefectural Sewerage 50th Anniversary 
Contest/Saitama Sewage Systems Agency
Jul.2019 G.I.P. Tokyo Award/Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase/Art Gallery M84/Ginza
Nov.2019 Best Photographer Award/Art Photo Exhibition 2019/Japan Education of Art
Association/Meguro
Aug.2020 M84 Award/Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase/Art Gallery M84/Ginza
Jun.2021 Askanet Mybook Award/Art Photo Exhibition 2021/Japan Education of Art
Association/Meguo
Oct.2021 Honorable Mention/International Photography Awards 2021/Farmani Group
Aug.2022 Sakura Sling and Peak Design Award/Art Photo Exhibition 2022/Japan Education of
Art Association/Meguro
Sep.2022 Official Selection/International Photography Awards 2021/Farmani Group
Dec.2022 Certificated of Artistic Archivement/Luxemburg Art Prize
2022/Pinacotheque/Luxembourg
Dynamic Comtemporary Artist Award/Dynamic Contemporary Artist
Exhibition/TORAM/The national Art Center,Tokyo
Gold Winner/NEW YORK PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2022/International Awards Associate
Official Selection/Tokyo International Foto Award 2022/Farmani Group
Jan.2023 Selected/BrainBurun Art Award 2023/BrainBurun GALLERY/Hachioji
Mar.2023 Award for excellence/Saitama Prefectural Sewerage Photo Contest/Saitama Sewage
Systems Agency
Platinum Winner/MUSE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2023/International Awards Associate
Apr.2023 Selected/Ashiya Photo Exhibition 2023/Ashiya Photo Asociation/Hyogo
May.2023 Gold Winner/LONDON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2023/International Awards Associate
Jun.2023 Selected/Dynamic Contemporary Artist Exhibition/TORAM/Fukuoka Art Asian
Museum/Fukuoka
Aug.2023 Bronze Winner/P×3 - The Prix de la Photographie Paris 2023/Farmani Group
Gold Winner/EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2023/International Awards Associate
Sep.2023 Official Selection/International Photography Awards 2023/Farmani Group
Honorable Mention/International Photography Awards 2023/Farmani Group
Oct.2023 Second Prize/Art trip across Japan in Saitama/BUSCA LLC./Saitama Hall/Saitama
Selected/Binokigen-ten/Ginza Gallery Binokigen/Ginza
Nov.2023 Shimauma Print Awards/Art Photo Exhibition 2023/Japan Education of Art
Association/Yokohama
Nominee/the 18th Annual Black & White Spider Awards/Black & White Spider Awards
Popular Artist Award/12th DISCOVER THE ONE JAPANESE ART 2023 in Paris/QUALIART
Co., Ltd./Japan
Dec.2023 Certificated of Artistic Archivement/Luxemburg Art Prize
2023/Pinacotheque/Luxembourg
Dynamic Comtemporary Artist Award/12th Dynamic Contemporary Artist
Exhibition/TORAM/The national Art Center,Tokyo
Bronze Winner/reFocus Awards Black & White Photo Contest 2023/Creative Resource
Collective
Silver Winner/NEW YORK PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2023/International Awards
Associate
Honorable Mention/Budapest International Foto Awards 2023/Farmani Group
Jan.2024 Honorable Mention/Tokyo International Foto Award 2023/Farmani Group
Honorable Mention/10th Monochrome Photography Awards(2023)/Monochrome Awards
Shorlisted/ZOOMS JAPAN 2024/CP+ Executive Committee
Selected/7th Saitama Prefectural Sewerage Photo Contest/Saitama Sewage Systems
Agency
Feb.2024 Special Art Award/5th All Japan Art Prize/All Japan Art Prize Executive
Committee/Osaka
Selected/9th SHIBUYA ART AWARDS/SHIBUYA ART AWARDS Institute/Shibuya
Selected/International Art Award New Generations 2023,2024/International Art
Award
Official Selection/London Inetnational Creative COmpetition 2023/Farmani Group
Mar.2024 Gold Winner/MUSE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2024/International Awards Associate
Apr.2024 Special Award/13th Dynamic Contemporary Artist Exhibition/TORAM/Fukuoka Art
Asian Museum/Fukuoka
Selected/Ashiya Photo Exhibition 2024/Ashiya Photo Asociation/Hyogo
Nominee/the 17th International Color Awards/International Color Awards
May.2024 Gold Winner/LONDON PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2024/International Awards Associate
Nominee/Exposure One Awards 2024 One Thot Photo COntest/Creative Resource
Collective

Solo exhibition

Apr.2022  MONOCLE VISION(Gallery M84,Ginza/Japan)
           release,about,talk event,sold works,sold goods

Group exhibition

Dec.2012  Competition of Cosmos(Gallery Cosmos,Meguro)
Dec.2013 Yukinori Tokoro E. R. with10 Newcomer(Gallery Conceal Shibuya.Shibuya)
Jan.2017 Saitama Prefectural Sewerage 50th Anniversary Contest(Westa Kawagoe)
Nov.2017 Yukinori Tokoro C.P.F Evolution 2017(Gallery Conceal Shibuya.Shibuya)
Jun.2018 Art Photo Exhibition 2018(Meguro Museum of Art,Meguro)
Jul.2018 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Jan.2019 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Apr.2019 Yukinori Tokoro C.P.F Evolution 2019(Gallery Conceal Shibuya.Shibuya)
Jul.2019 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Oct.2019 Art Photo Exhibition 2019(Meguro Museum of Art,Meguro)
Nov.2019 Yukinori Tokoro Exhibition(Gallery Conceal Shibuya.Shibuya)
Jan.2020 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Sep.2020 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Mar.2021 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Jun.2021 Art Photo Exhibition 2021(Meguro Museum of Art,Meguro)
Sep.2021 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Feb.2022 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Aug.2022 Art Photo Exhibition 2022(Meguro Museum of Art,Meguro)
Oct.2022 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Dec.2022 10th Dynamic Comtemporary Artist Exhibition(National Art Center,Roppongi)
Feb.2023 BrainBurun Art Award 2023 Exhibition(BrainBurun Gallery,Hachioji)
Mar.2023 Saitama Prefectural Sewerage Photo Contest(Saitama Prefecturel Office)
Apr.2023 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
May.2023 11th Dynamic Comtemporary Artist Exhibition(Fukuoka Asian Art Museum,Fukuoka)
Jun.2023 Ashiya Photo Exhibition 2023 Road to PARIS(Haradanomori Gallery,Hyogo)
Jul.2023 Hyakka-Ryoran Exhibition Vol.2(Bar Last Chance,Shimokitazawa)
Aug.2023 Independent Tokyo 2023(Tokyo Portcity Takeshiba,Hamamatsucho)
Sep.2023 Art trip across Japan in Saitama(Saitama Hall,Saitama)
Oct.2023 Monochrome Exhibition 2023(GALLERY Kunitachi,Kunitachi)
12th DISCOVER THE ONE JAPANESE ART 2023 in Paris(Espace Cinko,Paris)
Art Photo Exhibition 2023(YC&AC,Yokohama)
Nov.2023 12th Dynamic Comtemporary Artist Exhibition(National Art Center,Roppongi)
Dec.2023 Selected Exhibition(Ginza Gallery Binokigen,GInza)
Jan.2024 7th Saitama Prefectural Sewerage Photo Contest(Saitama Prefecturel Office)
Feb.2024 Art Gallery M84 Collection Exhibition(Gallery M84,Ginza)
12th DISCOVER THE ONE JAPANESE ART 2023 in Paris winners exhibition(QUALIART)
9th SHIBUYA ART AWARDS Selected Works Exhibition(SHIBUYA ART AWARDS Institute)
ZOOMS JAPAN 2024(National Convention Hall of Yokohama,Japan)
Mar.2024 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
International Art Award New Generations 2023,2024(KUNSTMATRIX.com,USA)
Apr.2024 13th Dynamic Comtemporary Artist Exhibition(Fukuoka Asian Art Museum,Fukuoka)
Spring Small Artwork Exhibition(GALLERY Kunitachi,Kunitachi)
May.2024 410Gallery-Hakata Hankyu Artship Exhibition/Hakata Hankyu Department,Fukuoka)
With My Eyes Awtworks Exhibition(Sony Imaging Gallery Ginza,Ginza)
5th All Japan Art Competion Exhibition(Toyonaka Performing Arts Center,Osaka)
Jun.2024 Ashiya Photo Exhibition 2024 Road to PARIS(Haradanomori Gallery,Hyogo)
Jul.2024 Photography Exhibition:Art Showcase(Gallery M84,Ginza)
Hyakka-Ryoran Exhibition in Sendai Vol.2(Cafe & Bar The 1965,Sendai)
Aug.2024 Independent Tokyo 2024(Tokyo Portcity Takeshiba,Hamamatsucho)

Monograph

Mar.1997   Personal Home Page Environmental Management Using Robot and Hot Sauce(IPSJ)

Interview

May.2003  Web conversion of AS/400 with Japan's first method(Nikkei IT)
Mar.2018 What I've Seen After Having Glaucoma(NOVARTIS)
Aug.2020 Choice@when you get sick(NHK)
Mar.2022 The world of "Monocle" seen by a photographer who has lost..(Tokyo Insyokan)
Apr.2022 Photo Exhibition "MONOCLE VISION"(Uno FOTO)
      Photo Exhibition "MONOCLE VISION"(Gallery Station,Youtube)
Review Exhibition "MONOCLE VISION"(artscape)
Apr.2023 Photographer Masaaki Toyoyoshi"BrainBurun ART AWARD 2023"(Uno FOTO)
Aug.2023 From an engineer's path to a photographer's path...(TIU Sparks)
Interview with Masaaki Toyoyoshi from Japan(MUSE WORLD)
Nov.2023 Second Prize Interview(BUSCA LLC.)
May.2024 NHK Radio Mid-night Mail(NHK)

Publication

Nov.2020  Art Collectors No.141(Seikatu no tomo sha)
Mar.2022 Yomiuri Shimbun Morning Event Information(The Yomiuri Shimbun,Mar.18th)
Apr.2022 THE BRAILLE MAINICHI No.1210(Mainichi Newspaers Co.,Ltd.,Apr.7th)
      Gekkan Gallery Apr.(Gallery Station)
Oct.2023 PRO CAMERAMAN’S FILE 2024(Colors Co.,Ltd.)
Feb.2024 Art Collectors No.180(Seikatu no tomo sha)
May.2024 The Yomiuri Shimbun 22th May Morning(The Yomiuri Shimbun)
Jun.2024 The Yomiuri Shimbun 8th Jun Evening(The Yomiuri Shimbun)