Wataru Komachi

Born Tokyo Japan
Live in Tokyo

WK grew up in Tokyo
Father was a music Composer and WK Influenced By Music.
WK Former Musician Turned Self-Taught Multi Artist

Works become a collection of Us Actor and Movie Director Dennis Hopper
Held a Some Collaboration With Apparel and works with music Band and Magazine.
(Christophe Lemaire.BECK.Hysteric Glamour .Lacoste. Coach. Uniqlo.Alfred Dunhill.
Matsuya Ginza Department . Double Magazine. ONE OK ROCK.SCANDAL etc)

Active internationally

Award

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

2005.DesignTideTokyo”Best Tokyo Design”

Selected Solo Exhibition

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 )

2010. “Alfred Dunhill Local Artist Collaboration” Alfred Dunhill (Tokyo)

2010.“Pussy Eye ” ROCKET (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 )

Selected Group Exhibition

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

Selected Projects

2021. @Hysteric Glamour “The Flowers Of Anarchy” Collaboration With Siena Barnes

2019. Shibuya Arrow Project “Mural Paint” / Shibuya Ward.Tokyo Prefecture

2019. REVERB AW19 collaboration /JNBY group.China
*Click to Web

2019. Club and Restaurant Ginza PLUSTOKYO /Mural Paint .Tokyo

2018. French fashion magazine “Double Magazine” / Mark Hollis (ex UK Band Talk Talk )
Special feature issue artwork

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

2017. Fashion News Paper “WWD japan / Beauty”
06July Cover Collage Works

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

2015. Apparel Brand /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 UK Apparel Brand “ALFRED DUNHILL ” Collaboration.Tokyo

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.

Publications

The Flowers Of Anarchy By Siena Barnes x Wataru Komachi 2021
*Zine Published By Motoyoshino

Show Case “Stands” Catalog /published By ShowCase 2016 Japan

Keiji Ito X Wataru Komachi /published By Erect Magazine 2015 Japan

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

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

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

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

Touch Of Design /published By 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 By DesignTide committee 2005 Japan

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


© Wataru Komachi