Tama CV

Tama Personal Information
Born in Fukui prefecture. Living in Osaka.
Natural born ame-onna. 「生粋の雨女」
Blood type: A
Likes: cats, cloudy weather, winter, the beach and mountains, Inari-sama, occult objects, movies, alcohol, sea urchin (uni), salmon roe (ikura), grilled liver, natto, avocado, cheese, hamburgers, dried figs, Henry Darger, Jan Svankmajer, Kazuo Ishiguro, Banana Yoshimoto, Sagan, Yoko Ogawa, Paulo Coelho, Shunji Iwai, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Sofia Coppola, Cocco, GO!GO!7188, MAXIMUM THE HORMONE 「マキシマムザホルモン」, X, Bjork, Bump of Chicken.
Dislikes: hairy caterpillars and bugs, thunder, fat, unexpected phone calls, the beginning of spring, clear weather, pork miso soup, pork cutlet 「とんかつ」, soft boiled egg whites, celery, raw liver, mochi 「餅」, tempura, tokoroten 「ところてん」.
Tama Career History
2000MarchGraduated from Osaka University of the Arts
2001JuneCreated home page 「スイギョノマジワリ」
 November"Gift from the Palm of Your Hand" 「手のひらからの贈り物」 exhibition at Gallery G2 in Tokyo
2003MarchWon 5th place in popular vote at Geisai-3
2004MarchSolo exhibition "Red Fingernail" 「赤い爪」 at Galleria Cello 「ガレリア・セロ」 in Osaka
2005FebruaryGroup exhibition "Home Pic" at Design Festa Gallery 「デザインフェスタギャラリー」 in Harajuku
 JulySolo exhibition "alkaloid" 「アルカロイド」 at Gecko Cafe in Fukui prefecture
 AugustGroup exhibition "Japanese" 「Japanese」 at CURACUBE in Osaka
2006JulySolo exhibition "Knitting Honey" 「蜜編み」 at Gecko Cafe in Fukui prefecture
 JulyBegan selling goods at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 AugustGroup exhibition "Culminate" 「CULMINATE」 at Minascapes 「マイナスケイプス」 in Osaka
 OctoberParticipated in "Art Stream - River Place 2006" 「アートストリーム・リバープレイス2006」 at Minato-chou River Place 「湊町リバープレイス」 in Osaka
 NovemberParticipated in "Year of the Boar Good Luck Calendar & New Year's Card" 「いのしし年のためのカレンダー&年賀状展」 exhibition at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
2007JanuaryParticipated in "New Year Daruma" 「新春だるま展」 exhibition at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 MayParticipated in "Design Festa Vol. 25" 「デザインフェスタvol.25」 at Big Sight 「ビッグサイト」 in Tokyo
 SeptemberSolo exhibition "Animalism" at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 SeptemberImages added to "Gothic & Lolita Bible" 「ゴシック&ロリータバイブル」 official mobile website
 SeptemberOriginal goods sold at NOOKART in Australia
 NovemberParticipated in "2008 Calendar & New Year's Card" 「2008年カレンダー&年賀状展」 exhibition at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 NovemberParticipated in "Design Festa Vol. 26" 「デザインフェスタvol.26」 at Big Sight 「ビッグサイト」 in Tokyo
 NovemberWon 4th place in craftsmanship for "POSTCARD CONTEST Vol.3" at Big Sight 「ビッグサイト」 in Tokyo
 DecemberParticipated in "INFOCUS" exhibition 2007-2008
2008JanuaryParticipated in "Year of the Rat Good Luck Fortune" 「ねずみ年のおみくじ展」 exhibition at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 AprilParticipated in Lolita exhibition "Romantic A La Mode"
 MayParticipated in "Design Festa Vol. 27" 「デザインフェスタvol.27」 at Big Sight 「ビッグサイト」 in Tokyo
 JuneFirst monograph "Under the Rose" 【under the Rose -少女主義的水彩画集-】 printed by Atelier Third
 JulySigning event for "Under the Rose" book at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 JulySolo exhibition "Rosary" at Vanilla Gallery in Ginza
 JulyGuest appearance on "Kenzo Saeki's Pod Hunter" 「サエキけんぞうのポッドハンター」 (episodes 222 & 223)
 JulyFront cover of magazine "Pyun" 「ピュン」
 OctoberGroup exhibition "Blue Heaven" at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 OctoberParticipated in "Condensed Vanilla" 「CONDENCED VANILLA ヴァニラコレクション展」 exhibition at Vanilla Gallery in Ginza
 NovemberParticipated in "Art Stream" at Tempozan Suntory Museum in Osaka
 NovemberParticipated in "Design Festa Vol. 28" 「デザインフェスタvol.28」 at Big Sight 「ビッグサイト」 in Tokyo
2009MarchSecond monograph "Ame Iro Romance" 【飴色ロマンス -少女主義的水彩絵詞集-】 printed by Seishinsha
 MarchSigning event for "Ame Iro Romance" book at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 MayParticipated in "Homage to the Existence of Fantasy Girl Stories(?)" 「少女幻想奇譚ーその存在に関するオマージュー」 at Bunkamura Gallery in Shibuya
 JuneSigning event for "Ame Iro Romance" book at BIGSTEP in Osaka
 JuneLecture "Tama Meets SAGA UNIVERS" at Kyoto University of the Arts
 JulySigning event for "Ame Iro Romance" book at BIGSTEP in Osaka
 OctoberSolo exhibition "Gallows" at Vanilla Gallery in Ginza
 NovemberParticipated in "Visions of Alice" 「アリス百花幻想」 exhibition at Span Art Gallery in Ginza
 NovemberParticipated in "Condensed Vanilla Collection" 「CONDENCED VANILLA ヴァニラコレクション」 at Vanilla Gallery in Ginza
2010AprilParticipated in "Alternative Gothic" 「オルタナティブ・ゴシック」 at Vanilla Gallery in Ginza
 AprilParticipated in "'My Splendid Horse' Illustration Exhibition" at Huistenbosch 「ハウステンボス」 in Nagasaki
 April"Tama's Tea Party 'Moony Afternoon'" 「Tamaお茶会 ~Moony afternoon~」 at A-TOYS CAFE in Osaka
 MayParticipated in "Design Festa Vol. 31" 「デザインフェスタvol.31」 at Big Sight 「ビッグサイト」 in Tokyo
 AugustParticipated in "10th Anniversary Ojyubako Forum" 「10th Anniversary "ojyubako" -箱-」 at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 DecemberThird monograph "Lidocaine Drop" 【リドカイン★ドロップー少女主義的水彩画集Ⅱー】 printed by Atelier Third
 December"Lidocaine Drop Launch Commemoration" 「リドカイン★ドロップMemorial Fair」 exhibition at ARTHOUSE in Osaka
 December"Splendid Horse Art Talk & Cosplay Show" 「龍馬でアート!爆<トーク&コスプレ>SHOW」 at the Kyoto International Manga Museum 「京都国際マンガミュージアム」
2011FebruarySolo exhibition "Epitaph" 「エピタフ」 at Vanilla Gallery in Ginza
 FebruaryPackage design for doll "Isul" 「イスル」 manufactured by Groove Inc.
 MayParticipated in "Design Festa Vol. 33" 「デザインフェスタvol.33」 at Big Sight 「ビッグサイト」 in Tokyo
Works Published In
KERA January 2008 issue
Talking Heads TH series No. 33
Gothic & Lolita Bible Boudoir
KERA April 2008 issue
Talking Heads TH series No. 34
Asahi Shinbun July 27, 2008
Talking Heads TH series No. 36
Pyun Magazine No. 6 (September 2008) front cover
Fu-D March 2009 issue
Gothic Lolita Punk (America Collins Design)
Talking Heads TH series No. 38
XFUNS Magazine No. 42
Talking Heads TH series No. 39
Talking Heads TH series No. 40
anan No.1705 "The Complete Sex Manual"
Talking Heads TH series No. 44
KERA February 2011 issue
Gothic & Lolita Bible Vol. 39

Source: translated from Tama's website

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