Artist

Born in Tokyo

Works Became a collection of “DENNIS HOPPER”
(US actor.film director.famous art collector)
Taking this opportunity, Wataru started artist activities in earnest.

Held a collaboration with the French apparel brand “CHRISTOPHE LEMAIRE” in Paris.
Since then, Paris / long-established department store “Le Bon Marché” Group exhibition,
US musician “BECK ” Europe Tour Official T-shirts Design, etc.
Actively start activities overseas

Even in Japan

2008 “Matsuya Ginza *Department Store x Wataru Komachi “Ginza Remix” collaboration.Tokyo

2010 UK Brand “ALFRED DUNHILL ” Collaboration.Tokyo

2012 US luxury Brand “COACH” charity projects.Tokyo

in Recent years

2015 Apparel brand “HYSTERIC GLAMOR” collaboration

2016 “ONE OK ROCK” Ambitions Tour
T-Shirts Design & Stage Costume Artwork

2017 Music Band “SCANDAL” 10th anniversary best album cover art

2018 French fashion magazine “Double Magazine” artwork

2019 China JNBY Group apparel brand “REVERB” collaboration

Actively active in Japan and overseas.

A w a r d

2005.DesignTideTokyo”Best Tokyo Design”

2009.JapanMensFashionUnity.MFU”Best Debutant Artist Of The Year”


S o l o E x h i b i t i o n s

2019. “Time’s Up Pokemon Go! Home” CLEAR GALLERY Tokyo (Tokyo )

2018. “Just Like Heaven” CLEAR GALLERY Tokyo (Tokyo )

2018. “I Don’t Want To Grow Up” CLEAR GALLERY Tokyo (Tokyo )

2016. “New Nostalgia” (PLACE) by method ( Tokyo )

2015. “KamoRiver Runs Through It” VOILLD (Tokyo )

2012. “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” CLEAR GALLERY Tokyo (Tokyo )

2008. “Fuck Forever” CALM & PUNK GALLERY (Tokyo )

2005. “God Save The Kate ” THE PINEAL EYE (London )

2001. “Shake Out The Ghost” THE PINEAL EYE (London )

2000. “Wataru Komachi@Christophe Lemaire” CHRISTOPHE LEAIRE (Paris )

2000. “ BcAd “ THE DEEP GALLERY (Tokyo )

S e l e c t e d g r o u p E x h i b i t i o n s

2015. ” Showcase/Stands” Group Show. OMOTE SANDO HILLS SPACE O (Tokyo)

2015. ” Keiji Ito x Wataru Komachi” (PLACE) by method (Tokyo )

2012. “ Kansai isu Now” ASAHI BEER OYANAZAKI VILLA MUSEUM OF ART (Kyoto )

2011. “ Urbanity” Group Show . Galerie Agathe Helion (Paris )
with VLP (Vive La Peinture),Psyckoze,Le Cyklop

2010. Official Detour Exhibition /London Calling (Tokyo )
Ray Lowry Foundation

2001. Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche Department (Paris )
“Exposition Collections Particulieres” group show/with Karl Lagerfeld,
Isabel Marant,Christophe Lemaire,etc

2000. Colette (Paris )
“La Plages” group show/with Julie verhoeven,Trevor appleson,
Claudio cassano,Felix larher,Marlene marino

S e l e c t e d p r o j e c t s

2019. Shibuya Arrow Project / Shibuya Ward.Tokyo Prefecture

2019. REVERB AW19 collaboration /JNBY group.China

2019. PLUSTOKYO Vip Room Artwork.Tokyo

2015. Hysteric Glamour collaboration

2013. MHD DomPerignon project/ Dark Night-Limited Gallery Vol.3 Wataru Komachi

2012. COACH project .Tastemaker DuffleProject /Coach Japan LLC.

2011. 3.11 Project Present Dear Japan, We Love You / OpenHouse Gallery New York
Foundation World Inc.

2011. Love For Nippon project / Abahouse International Co.

2010. Alfred Dunhill collaboration (Alfred DUNHILL LocalArtist Collaboration)
Richemont Japan Limited

2010 Levi’s® Forever Blue project
LEVI STRAUSS Japan K.K./

2008 Matsuya GINZA department collaboration (Ginza Remix)
Matsuya Co., Ltd.

2007 UNIQLO CO., LTD.『UT 』T-Shirts project

2007 THE NATIONAL ART CENTER Tokyo /SFT PostCard Project

2002 LACOSTE 12.12 Project.

P u b l i c a t i o n s

Show Case “Stands” Catalog /published ShowCase 2016 Japan

Keiji Ito X Wataru Komachi /published Erect Magazine 2015 Japan

A Whiter Shade Of Pale by wataru komachi /published Clear Edition inc 2012 Japan

S-des Gallery Collection /published Sony Digital Entertainment 2010 Japan

Rocket 02 /published CAP+RCKT/Rocket Company* 2010 Japan

Tokyo Edit /published CAP+RCKT/Rocket Company* 2009 Japan

Touch Of Design /published la vie v bian ji bu 2008 Taiwan

Designer’s Design /publishing antique collectors club ltd.illustrated edition 2007 UK

DesignTide a Message from Tokyo /published DesignTide committee 2005 Japan

Exposition Collections Particulieres /published Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche 2001 France


© Wataru Komachi