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


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 )


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
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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

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.


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