Takahiro Kaneyama Japanese, b. 1971


Lives and works in New York City

1971 Born in Tokyo, Japan
1998 BA in Photography - CUNY, The City College of New York, New York, NY
2001 MFA Photography & The Related Media - School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2003 Photo Journalism/Documentary - International Center of Photography, New York, NY


Solo Exhibition

2017 While Leaves Are Falling… - Miyako Yoshinaga, New York, USA
2012 While Leaves Are Falling… - Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan
2009 SHUMAFURA - Miyako Yoshinaga, New York, USA


Group Exhibitions

2017     Resonance Vortex: Photography of Innocence and of Experience - Tokyo Photographic 
  Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2013 Winners of Tokyo International Photography Competition - 72 Gallery, Tokyo and 
  United Photo Industries, New York
2012 Beyond 1 Lens & Over 100 Eyes, Group Show - hpgrp Gallery New York, New York
2011 Till All Is Green (Benefit For Children Affected by the 3/11 Earthquake/Tsunami) - Miyako 
  Yoshinaga, New York

Hitotsubo-ten, 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Group Show - Recruit Guardian Garden, Tokyo, Japan

2007 Making a Home -Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York, Group Show - Japan Society, New York, USA
  Hitotsubo-ten, Recruit Fellowship Winners in The Past, Group show - Guardian Garden, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

Super PHAT: SVA Japan Alumni Association Exhibition - Group show at The School of Visual 


Arts Gallery, New York, USA

2006 Milwaukee International Art Fair, Milwaukee, USA
2005 Kunst 05 Zurich 11th International Contemporary Art Fair, Zurich, Switzerland
  Because I Dream, I'm Not - Capsule Gallery, New York, NY USA
  Cet05~Central East Tokyo 2005 - ROJI Cultural/logical/radical TOKYO, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
2004 One for Your Grandma - Capsule Gallery, New York, NY USA

Photographs by Next Generation: Young Portfolio Recent Acquisitions 2000 - Kiyosato Photo 


Museum/K’MoPA, Japan

  Mindfactory, photographs from 1971 Project, group show - Jody Monroe Gallery, Milwaukee, USA
2001 Canon New Cosmos of Photography, Group show - Morta Politica Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  Hitotsubo-ten, 3.3mX3.3m Exhibition, Group show - Recruit Guardian Garden, Tokyo,Japan

My side of the story—New York and Tokyo, Solo Exhibition - Fuji Photo Salon, Tokyo, Japan


My side of the story—New York and Tokyo, 3-person show - Fuji Photo salon, Osaka, Japan



2016         While Leaves Are Falling…, AKAAKA, Japan
2012 Shades of the Departed (self-published)
2009 SHUMAFURA (self-published)
2007 Making a Home – Japanese Contemporary Artists in New York- Japan Society, Yale Press, USA
  200 Japanese Photographer’s Portfolios, Graphic Publishing, Japan


Awards & Grants


NYFA recipient of Artists’ Fellowship in the Photography category

2013 Tokyo International Photography Competition, Jury Selection

Guardian Garden/ Recruit Fellowship, Tokyo, Japan


Hitotsubo-ten(3.3mX3.3m) Award, Guardian Garden/Recruit, Japan


New Cosmos of Photography (Shashin-Shinseiki) Honorable Mention award, Canon, Japan


The Rookie of the Year Award/New Face Award 2000, Fujifilm/Fuji Photo Salon, Japan




Asian Contemporary Art Week 2009 (Co-hosted by Asia Society), Artist Talk on "SHUMAFURA" & "While Leaves Are Falling", Miyako Yoshinaga, New York, US


Public Collection

Light Work, Mr. and Mrs. Avedon, The Richard Avedon Foundation

"Kobayashi Sisters" from SHUMAFURA on the occasion of Japan Tsunami Relief

Harvard University Library (While Leaves Are Falling…)

Princeton University Library (Self-published books: SHUMAFURA and Shades of the Departed)

Kiyosato Photo Museum/ K’MoPA, Japan

Liberal Arts and Science Department, The City College, The City College of New York, New York, NY