maria tanikawa

New York City / Tokyo



2007-2010 National Academy of Fine Arts

2007-2010 National Academu of Museum Workstudy, Curatorial Dept, Senior Curator Assistant.

2007 School of Visual Arts Summer Residency Programs

2005 Tama Art University, BFA: Japanese Painting

2001-2005 Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan, Majoring in Japanese Painting



2009.6 CASA MUSEO BENVENUTO CELLINI (goldsmith and sculpture), Toscana, Italy

2008.7 Edwin Austin Abbey Mural workshop 2008, NY

2007.7 School of Visual Arts Summer Residency Programs, NY



2009.12 Honor Prize, National Academy

2009.6 Bacchieles Scholarship, National Academy


2008.7 Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Fund For MURAL PAINTING IN AMERICA



2021.8  Uematsu Art window show, Tokyo

2015.8-10 Maria Tanikawa:Solo show at T.Y.HARBOR

2005.7 "maria's works at DEXEE DINER" DEXEE DINER,Tokyo

2005.5 "maria tanikawa exhibition", Ginza Gallery Forest,Tokyo.

2004.3 -maria tanikawa-solo show, Tama Art University 



2023 Charity Biennale/

2021.9-10 Art and Haiku: Home Away From Home, New York

2017.6 Wish You Were Here 16, A.I.R. Gallery's Annual Benefit Postcard Show

2014.6-7 Nihongart x ©WASARA x 東京十月

2013.9 The 7th Annual "The Nippon Club Art Exhibition" Nippon Club

2013.9 HAFH IX, Tenri Gallery

2013.6 Wish You Were Here 12, A.I.R. Gallery's Annual Benefit Postcard Show

2012.6 HAFH VIII, Tenri Gallery

2012.5 The 6th Annual "The Nippon Club Art Exhibition" Nippon Club

2011.12 art work for 誉/Homare by Shing02 (Spinmaster Backyard Remix)

2011.12 We Are One, Camel Art Space

2011.12 Art Showcase and Fundraiser for Japan by JETAANY, The Ambassador's Residence

2011.9 Home Away From Home, Hammond Museum

2011.3 We Are One, Gallery 61

2011.3 I Love Japan More Than Ever, Graphite
 ART FOR JAPAN Art Exhibition to help the Earthquake and Tsunami victims, ISE Cultural Foundation

2010.12 2010 NY Coo Open Art Contest “An Exhibition of Selected Works” NY Coo Gallery

2010.9 Meeting with 4 Multiplicities, Blank Space Gallery

2010.6 Artists from Around the World, Alex Adam Gallery

2010.5 Stone Room Perspecttives, National Academy

2010.2 THE GREAT POP-UP ART SALE, The Dumbo Arts Center

2010.2 "EARTH” Gallery HOUSE

2009.12 Annual Holiday Market, Clay Space1205

2009.12 2009 Mid-Year Student Exhibition, National Academy

2009.12 Small Works Show, 440 gallery

2009.9 ‘The 5th HAFH Exhibition’, NY Coo Gallery

2009.3 Worker’s Paradise, C.C.C.P gallery

2009.2 EAST|WEST, d3

2008.11 ART, Me and the WORLD, Williamsburg Art Historical Center

2008.10 NURTURE art 2008 Benefit, James Cohen Gallery

2008.10 BKLYN111, BAG gallery

2008.7 The National Academy Museum and The Edwin Austin Abbey Memorial Fund For Mural Workshop exhibition, The National Academy School of Fine Arts

2008.5 2008 Year-End Juried Student Exhibition, National Academy Museum

2008.1-3 ‘The 4th HAFH Exhibition 2008’ MIWA ALEX SALON

2007.12 Charity exhibition by KOUYUKAI, Bunpodou Gallery,

2007.7 School of Visual Arts, Summer Residency Programs OPEN STUDIO

2007.5 TOAST (

2006.12 Charity exhibition by KOUYUKAI, Bunpodou Gallery

2006.10 The 3rd HAFH exhibition at The 10th D.U.M.B.O. under the Bridge Art Festival

2005.12 Charity exhibition by KOUYUKAI, Bunpodou Gallery

2005.7 "maria's works at DEXEE DINER" by restaurant DEXEE DINER

2005.2 Graduation Works Exhibition at Ueno Royal Museum

2005.2 Joint Graduation Exhibition of Five Art Universities at Tokyo Metoroporitan Art Museum

2004-2005 Attended "U-35 Collaboration Exibition"at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

2004 Selected by1st Musashino art award take place in Musashino Civic Cultural Hall

2004 ART 44, Gallery Yokohama

2004 Group Exhibition-Tama Art University Kaminoge campas.

2003-2005 Participated in the Hospital Art Program, Tokyo Tenshin Hospital.

2002 Participated in Christmas project in Catholic Seijo Church.

2002.2 Tama Art Award, TOKYU



Private collections in the US and Japan