Watanabe Castle University

Photograph of contemporary artist Jodai Watanabe





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date of birth / gender / blood type

December 18, 1983/Male/Type A

Dominant hand -dominant hand-

right

Birthplace -hometown-

Ehime Prefecture

Title -title-

artist

career -career-

assistant history
2009 | AKABOSHI -Ibun Suikoden- (Yoichi Amano)
2010~2018 | JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (Hirohiko Araki)
2019~2020 | GIANT KILLNG

Exhibition history
2019 | Solo Exhibition "liFe!" (cafe884/Wakayama)
2020 | Solo exhibition "JohDaism" (Galerie LE MONDE/Tokyo)
2021 | Solo Exhibition "KISS A...01" (Lit/Tokyo), Solo Exhibition "KISS A...02" (Seven Colors/Tokyo), Group Exhibition "Fabric and Painting" (Kyoto Museum of Culture/Kyoto), Group Exhibition "100 People 10" (Shinwa Art Museum/Tokyo)

Awards
2017 | Selected for Japan Mountain Photography Association Exhibition

Motto -motto-

The stake that sticks out gets hammered down, but the stake that doesn't stick out rots

Works Theme -the theme of making a treasure-

Research and pursuit of line expression, the aesthetics of margins, and the spirit of wabi-sabi in Japanese comics that have evolved from Hokusai's ukiyo-e comics

Dream as an artist -dream as an artist-

Putting the techniques of Japanese manga into the context of contemporary art

The trigger for starting art -the trigger for art-

Because I couldn't think of a way other than art to make use of the manga techniques and knowledge I had cultivated as a manga artist assistant for 10 years.

Motivation for making works -motivation-

I don't know how else to live

-where to make a treasure-

home and atelier

Favorite art tool -favorite tool-

G-pen

Hobby -hobby-

Climbing/biking/cooking/visiting museum galleries

Favorite food -favorite food-

Italian/Sweets/Coffee

Favorite music -favorite music-

movie soundtrack

favorite animal

General Wildlife/Insects

Favorite movie -favorite movie-

I have watched over 1000 and there are many

A word to those who are watching my work -messeage-

I hope you will pay attention to the gap between the analog expression of manga and the expression on the canvas.







Girl Sanka 14 years old

渡邉城大

¥165,000

Girl Sanka 27 years old

渡邉城大

¥165,000

Girl Sanka 20 years old

渡邉城大

¥165,000

Girl Sanka 3 years old

渡邉城大

¥165,000