Born in Hirosima.
Compleated Graduate shcool of master's program of Tama Art University, Department of Sculpture.
1983/ '85/ '87/ '89/ '91/
'93/ '95/ '97/ '99/ '00/
Gallery Yamaguchi (Tokyo)
Gallery Ueda -Warehouse & SC (Tokyo)
Gallery White Art (Tokyo)
1992, 1994, 1996
Gallery Emon (Nagoya)
Gallery Konishi (Kyoto)
MIZUNOKUNI Museum104 (Shimane)
Art Affairs (Amsterdam, Holland)
The Plus /Minus Foundation (Renesse, Holland)
TUES1999 - A view of Contemporary Sculpture (The Utsukushi-ga-hara Open Air Museum, Nagano)
CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM ISE (Mie)
2004 - 2005
"ATSUO OKAMOTO - Sedimentation" /MIZUNOKUNI Museum104 (Shimane)
ATSUO OKAMOTO exhibition "FOREST" /Gallery Tokyo-Humanite, Gallery Yamaguchi (Tokyo)
"Faraway mountain" Atsuo OKAMOTO/ Corn Exchange Gallery, Gayfield Square Gardens (Edinburgh/UK)
"FOREST" Atsuo OKAMOTO/ the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground in the Chelsea College of Art and Design (London/UK)
"excavation" Atsuo OKAMOTO/ Gallery Tokyo-Humanite (Tokyo)
"faraway memories" Atsuo OKAMOTO/ IRIYA Gallery (Tokyo)
"EXCAVATION 2016" Atsuo OKAMOTO/ Gallery SEIHO (Tokyo)
"excavate a water 2017" Atsuo OKAMOTO/ Ise Contemporary Museum of Art (Mie)
Selected Group Exhibitions
The 15th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan: Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Kyoto Municipal Art Museum.
The 9th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture: Ube Tokiwa Park, Ube.
East West Forum in Dordrecht: Holland. New Generation of Contemporary Art: Mieken - Museum of Art,Tsu.
The 3rd Henny Moor Grand Prize Exhibition: the Utsukushi - gahara Open - Air Museum, Nagano.
Flying, Floating, Dancing. Hokkaido Museum of Art, Sapporo Hokkaido.
The 11th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture: Ube Tokiwa Park, Ube.
Kinetic Sculpture in Japan: Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul.
The 5th Hamamatsu Dune Open-air Exhibition: Nakatajima - dune, Hamamatsu.
Tokyo Water Front Festival: Gallery Ueda - Warehouse, Shinkiba, Tokyo.
Yokohama Flash: Mitsubishi Warehouse, Yokohama.
Movement and Modern Art: The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Urawa.
The Space, Material, Tension, Vacancy in Japanese Contemporary Art: The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Urawa.
ART EXITING '89, behind the today's being: The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Urawa.
Japanese Ways, Western Means; Art of the 1980's in Japan: Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, Australia.
Contemporary Sculpture in Japan III-Transformation of Material and Space: Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama.
The 12th Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition: The Biennale of Kobe at the Suma Detached Palace Garden, Kobe.
Rouge Forever - Joint Exhibition with Hans-WaIter Muller: Ochanomizu Square, Tokyo.
A Current of Contemporary Art in Japan - Sculpture: The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Toyama.
The 14th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture: Ube Tokiwa Park, Ube.
Encountering the Others: Kassl, Hann - munden/ Germany.
Kanagawa Art Annual '92: Kanagawa Pretectual Gallery, Yokohama.
'94 The Magnetic Field of Contemporary Art: Tsukuba Museum ofArt; Tsukuba.
TOSA - TOSA '95, Cool Age: Noise Music of Art: The Museum of Art, Kochi.
The 16th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture: Ube Tokiwa Park, Ube.
ART IN TOKYO No.8; Inside of Works, Outside of Works: Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo.
Dialogue Between Tools and Arts: The Museum of Modern Art, Kanagawa, Kamakura.
Collaboration ; Atsuo Okamoto + Noda Hiroji: Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya.
Inside / Outside Japanese Contemporary Sculpture by Eight Artists: The Niigata Prefectual Museum of Modern Art, Niigta.
The Magnetic Field of Contemporary Art '98: The Tsukuba Museum of Art lbaraki, Tsukuba City. ('00/'03/'05)
JUNJI AMANO, ATSUO OKAMOTO -Traces-: Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori.
TUES - A View of Contemporary Sculpture - The Creation of Dimention, The Utsukushi-ga-hara Endowment for Sculpture
Sculptors of Eastern Japan: Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo
The 5th Exhibition of Amabiki Village and Sculpture: Yamato-mura, Ibaraki. (the 1st - the 4th, '95/ '97/ '99/ '01)
The Imaginary City "metamorphosis" Hiroshima: Hiroshima,
The 3rd collaboration; Atsuo Okamoto + Noda Hiroji: Gallery Yamagichi, Gallery Tokyo Humanite
ONDO ArtScape-Genius Loci: Ondo-town Hiroshima
The 21st Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture: Ube Tokiwa Park, Ube.
AMABIKI 2006: Sakuragawa-city, Ibaraki.
Sculpture Internazionale ad Aglie 2006, Torino/ Italy
ART SESSIONN TSUKUBA 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017 : Tsukuba, Ibaraki.
AMABIKI 2008: Sakuragawa-city, Ibaraki.
New town Paradise - between the ruins and New town: Yokohama
Sidney Nolan Trust Sculpture program 2009 (UK)
MILE STONE Sculpture International 2009 (Edinburgh/UK)
STONE project exhibition (Yorkshire Sculpture Park/UK)
STONE project exhibition (Pier Art Center, Orkney/UK)
AMABIKI 2011: Sakuragawa-city, Ibaraki.
Art First Project : J. Harrison / A. Okamoto Exhibition (Art First / London)
Atsuo OKAMOTO by Koji HIRATO vol.2: METAL Art Museum, Chiba
AMABIKI 2013: Sakuragawa-city, Ibaraki.
"FINDING FORM" (Art First / London)
AMABIKI 2015 Rinrin-road : Sakuragawa-city, Ibaraki.
Suwako International Sculpture Symposium (Nagano) 1980 Lahr International Sculpture Symposium.Lahr (Germany)
Hagi City International Sculpture Symposium (Yamaguchi )
Kaiserslautern International Sculpture Symposium, Kaisersautern (Germany)
East West Forum in Dordrecht International Sculpture Symposium, Dordrecht (Holland)
Kawasaki International Sculpture Symposium (Kawasaki)
The Environmental Art Symposium and Exhibition, Tsukuba New City (Tsukuba)
Soffiero International Sculpture Symposium, Helsingborg (Sweden)
Nasu Sculpture Symposium (Tochigi)
Kasaoka Sculpture Symposium (Okayama)
YAMATO / MAHOROBA Stone Sculpture International Symposium, Yamato-mura (Ibaraki)
Aoraki Festival of Art (New Zealand)
The 2nd Nijima Koga Stone Sculpture Festival (Tokyo)
'98 Symposium of Sculpture in Yonago, Yonago (Tottori)
Kyongnam International Sculpture Symposium, Changwon-city (Korea)
Bitburg International Sculpture Symposium, Bitburg-city (Germany)
Minnesota Rocks in Saint Paul, Saint Paul (Minnesota/ USA)
2009 - 2014
Sidney Nolan Trust artist residence (UK) and 2009, 2011, 2014 artist workshop
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