1958 Musashino Art University, Tokyo , Japan

1975 Installed as the first Art Director of “PLAYBOY” (Japanese Edition)

1991 Became a professor of Kyoto University of Art and Design, where he is currently a chairperson of a Faculty of Information Design

Solo Exhibitions

2009

“SPIRAL 2”, Galerie Gebr.Lehmann, Dresden /Berlin

“KANNOOON”, NANZUKA UNDERGROUND, Tokyo

2008

“DAYTRIPPER”, Art & Public –Cabinet PH), Geneva

“SPIRAL”, Galerie Gebr.Lehmann, Dresden /Berlin

“COLORFUL”, NANZUKA UNDERGROUND, Tokyo

2007

“DAYDREAM”, NANZUKA UNDERGROUND, Tokyo

2006

“TANAAMISM”, Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo

“Layers of Keiichi Tanaami”, Gallery AUBE, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto

“Keiichi Tanaami – KAMON”, Paul Smith 9 Albemarls Street Shop, London

2005

Solo Exhibition, Transplant Gallery, New York

“Films of Keiichi Tanaami and Graphic 100”, the Norwegian International Film Festival, Norway

2004

“DISCO UNIVERSITY with Naohiro Ukawa”, KPO Kirin Plaza Osaka, Japan

“TANAAMI’S BEAUTY PARADE”, Naruyama Gallery, Tokyo

“Keiichi Tanaami – Ascension Furniture”, graf media gm, Osaka

“Keiichi Tanaami – Ascension Furniture + Fantastic City”, EX’REALM, Tokyo

“Keiichi Tanaami – Big Playground City”, IDEE, Kyoto

2003

“Collage of FLOWERS by Keiichi Tanaami”, Art Space Eumeria, Tokyo

“Keiichi Tanaami-GET BACK”, Gallery 360, Tokyo

“Keiichi Tanaami-Goldfish Lurking in a Glorious View”, graf media gm, Osaka

“Keiichi Tanaami-Legends of Volupte 1971-2002”, Uplink Factory, Tokyo

2001

“Keiichi Tanaami BLOW UP Launch Exhibition”, Gallery 360 , Tokyo

1998

“Variation by Dry-Point”, Gallery Vivant, Tokyo

1996

“Keiichi Tannami-100 Prints”, Chukyo University C-Square, Nagoya

1995

“Keiichi Tanaami Print Exhibition-Resembling”, Gallery Vivant, Tokyo

“Keiichi Tanaami Print Exhibition-Travel for Memories”, Bokushin Gallery, Tokyo

1994

“Keiichi Tanaami-Works of Print 1967-1994”, Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa

“Keiichi Tanaami’s Film-Image of Memory”, AV Hall, Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa

1992

“The World of Keiichi Tanaami”, Ikeda 20th Century Museum, Shizuoka

1991

“SPIRAL FOREST-2”, Nogizaka Art Hall, Tokyo

“Keiichi Tanaami Print Exhibition – CELEBLATION OF THE FOREST”, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo

1990

“LAW OF THE FOREST”, Seibu Hall, Shiga

1989

“New Works of Keiichi Tanaami – LAW OF THE FOREST”, Shibuya Seibu Seed Hall, Tokyo

1987

“Keiichi Tanaami”, Annecy Chateau Museum, France

“THE HOUSE IN ACSENTION”, Plus Minus Gallery, Tokyo

1986

“THE HOLLYWOOD STARDUST”, Gallery 360 , Yurakucho Seibu Marion, Tokyo

“The World of Keiichi Tanaami – PASSAGE IN THE AIR”, Shibuya Seibu Seed Hall, Tokyo

1985

“HYAKKA RYORAN (Bright With All Sorts of Flowers) – Keiichi Tanaami 60’s Poster Exhibition”, Gallery 360 , Tokyo

1984

“BURNING IN THE EVENING SERIES”, Gallery Vivant, Tokyo

1980

“GIKEIZUKAN (The Illustrated Book of Artificial View) SERIES”, Gallery Vivant, Tokyo

1979

“ANOTHER PARADISE OF ARTIFICE SERIES”, Ao Gallery, Tokyo

1977

“BOENKYO (The Mirror of Forgetting Childhood)” Serigraphy, Ao Gallery, Tokyo

1976

“YOUSHIKEI (Infantile Landscape)”, Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo

1974

“SUPER ORANGE OF LOVE SERIES”, Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo

1972

“Films by Keiichi Tanaami”, Tenjo-Sajiki-kan, Tokyo

“Clockwork Marilyn”, Gallery Décor, Tokyo

1971

“Keiichi Tanaami – CELLULOID BORN IN AMERICA”, Gallery Décor, Tokyo

“Cinema Demonstration”, Sogetsu Hall, Tokyo

1965

“Keiichi Tanaami – SERIES ORDER MADE”, Tsubaki Kindai Gallery, Tokyo

1959

“Formative Art of Light by Metallic Art”, Ginza Sato Gallery, Tokyo

1958

“Metallic Art for Open-air Murals”, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions

2007

“Rock’n Roll Vol.1”, Norrkkoping Art Museum, Sweden

“Rock’n Roll Vol.2”, Sorlanders Art Museum, Norway

“Pulp 11”, Istefos Museet, Norway

2006

“Festival de Cinema Japones – Nippon Koma Exhibition”, Portugal

“Spoltore Ensemble 2005”, Italy

2005

“Melbourne International Film Festival”, Australia

2004

“The 50th Oberhausen International Short Film Festival”, Germany

“Rotterdom International Film Festival”, Holland

“Vancouver International Film Festival”, Canada

2003

“Rotterdom International Film Festival”, Holland

“Image Forum Festival 2003”, Park Tower Hall, Tokyo

“Nashville Independent Film Festival”, U.S.A.

“Keiichi Tanaami + Nobuhiro Aihara Animation Battle in Kyoto”, Japan Italy Center, Kyoto

“London International Film Festival”, UK

“Seihou Takeuchi VS Keiichi Tanaami”, ALBION Art Museum, Nara

2002

“Opt Mannierism Theater of Light Bands”, Theater Image Forum, Tokyo

“Image Experience Museum; Japanese Experimental Films 50’s – 70’s”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

“Keiichi Tanaami + Nobuhiro Aihara Animation Battle in Kyoto”, AV Hall Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto

“Hiroshima International Animation Festival”, Aster Plaza, Hiroshima

“Vancouver International Film Festival”, Canada

“Holland International Animation Film Festival”, Holland

2001

“VERSUS VOL.3 Keiichi Tanaami VS Naohiro Ukawa”, depot, Tokyo

2000

“JAGDA Poster Exhibition-DESIGN 2000”, Aichi International Design Center, Aichi, The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu

“The 6th Mumbai International Documentary”, Short Films, Animation Film Festival, India

“Japanese Short Animation”, France Culture Center, India

“Image Forum Festival 2000, Shinjuku Park Tower Hall”, Yokohama Art Museum. Kansai German Culture Center

“Period of Nissenbi-Japanese Graphic Design 1951-70”, Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo

1999

“OPTICAL SYNSESIS-New Psychedelic and Virtuality”, Yotsuya Image Forum, Tokyo

1998

“The 28th Finland Tampere International Short Film Festival”., Finland

“Art of the 20th Century; East and West”, Ikeda 20th Century Museum, Shizuoka

“1960’s=Legendary Era – Experimental Films Ever Seen”, Lecture Hall, Yokohama Art Museum, Kanagawa

“Visual Expansion of Photography”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea

1997

“Hizikata Tsutsumi – Art and Dance”, Ikeda 20th Century Art Museum, Shizuoka

1996

“Prints of the 70s”, Shibuya Shoto Art Museum, Tokyo

“Experiencing Art 1996; Survival Tools Designed by Artists”, Sakura City Art Museum, Chiba

1995

“Many Kinds of Flowers”, SUNTORY Museum, Osaka

“67 Graphic Sharaku”, Shibuya PARCO Gallery, Tokyo

“Japanese Experimental Animation”, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa

“Traces of Postwar Culture-Film History of Postwar 50 Years”, Oval Hall, Acros Fukuoka, Fukuoka

1994

“History and Perspective of Imaging Arts”, International Newspaper Hall, Korea

“Contemporary Japanese Animation”, High Museum, U.S.A.

“The 40 Years History of Japanese Experimental Films”, Kirin Plaza, Osaka

“Postwar Japanese Avant-garde Art”, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa

1992

“Aspects of a Small Group; Formation of the Postwar Art 1961-1969”, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo

“Chiba City’s New Permanent Collection from the History of Postwar Art”, Chiba City Gallery, Chiba

“ADAM & EVE (Magnetic Field of Sex)”, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

“Retrospective 17 Years-50 Worlds of Beauty”, Ikeda 20th Century Museum, Shizuoka

1991

“Art is Fun—2”, Hara Museum Arc, Gunma

1990

“Design Specimen of the Last Dacade-1990”, Matsuya, Tokyo

“Genealogy of Optical Movie”, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

1989

Polaroidart, Shibuya Seibu Seed Hall, Tokyo

1988

“Evolution of Animation Movie – Japanese Experimental Animation Today”, O-Museum, Tokyo

1987

“Annecy Animation International Film Festival”, Annecy France

“Paper Work Exhibition”, Pinacotheca Gallery, Australia

“Japanese Illustration 1987”, Seibu Art Forum, Tokyo

“Japanese Avant-garde Art, History of Experimental Film”, Pompidou Center, Paris, France

“Poster Japan, Establishment and Development of Graphic Design”, Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo

1986

“Mannheim International Film Festival”, Mannheim, West Germany

1985

“The 4th Experimental Film Festival”, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo

“Japanese Experimental Film – Tour Program”, Mid-west Film Center, U.S.A.

“CONTINUUM ’85 – Japanese Contemporary Art Australian Tour Program”, Kawasaki IBM Gallery, Tokyo, Pinacotheca Gallery, Australia

“Japanese Avant-garde of Future”, Genova, Italy

“Osnabruck Experimental Film Workshop”, West Germany

“Museum Theater – An Approach to the New Image, Twenty Five Years of Japanese Experimental Film”, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

“1964-1984 Japanese 20 Years of Cinema”, Australia Film Institute, Australia

1984

“Osnabruck Experimental Film Festival; Experimental Film Workshop”, Osnabruck, Germany

“Contemporary Japanese Poster”, York University Art Gallery, Canada

“Contemporary Japanese Posters”, Stratford City Art Museum, UK

“The 38th Edinburgh International Film Festival”, UK

“Mannheim International Film Festival”, West Germany

“Today’s Japanese Posters”, Art Curial, France

1983

“The 7th Hong Kong International Film Festival; Japanese Experimental Film Program”, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong

“The 1st Japanese Experimental Film Show”, Chicago Institute of Arts, U.S.A.

“The 2nd Contemporary Art Festival – Art & Technology”, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama

“The 3rd Australian Film Conference”, Melbourne, Australia

1982

“Today’s Illustration”, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi

“Invitation to Experimental Film; The Radicalism of Image Art”, The Fukuoka Museum of Art, Fukuoka

“20 Years of Japanese Experimental Film”, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi

“In Search of the Museum of Tomorrow”, The Hyogo Museum of Art, Hyogo

1981

“Japan Today”, ICA Gallery, London, UK

“Rotterdom International Film Festival”, Holland

“International Colorado Invitation Poster Exhibition”, Clara Hatten Gallery, U.S.A.

“Today’s Japanese Poster”, Santa Rosa Junior College Art Museum, U.S.A.

1980

“China Town Fantasia”, Laforet Harajuku, Tokyo

“The Labyrinth of Creation”, Seibu Art Museum, Tokyo

1979

“Contemporary Japanese Animation – THE MAGICIANS IN DREAM, LAUGHTER AND ILLUSION”, Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Fukui, Japan

“New Japanese Animation, Japan Society”, Film Forum, New York, U.S.A.

“Art Pop”, Ikebukuro PARCO, Tokyo

“The 3rd Lahti International Poster Biennale”, Lahti Art Museum, Finland

“Baghdad International Invitation Poster Exhibition”, Iraq

“The 4th Underground Cinema New Works Exhibition”, Asahi Seimei Hall, Tokyo

“The 3rd London International Avant-Garde Film Festival”, London, UK

1978

“Quebec International Art Critics Film Festival”, Canada

“The 8th Bruno International Graphic Biennale”, Czechoslovakia

“JUST ANIMATION, Shibuya PARCO Gallery”, Tokyo

“Modern Satirical Drawings and Various Expression of Today”, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo

“The 7th Warszawa International Poster Biennale”, Poland

“Rostock International Invitation Posters”, Rostock Museum, East Germany

“Japanese Experimental Cinema”, Pompidou Center, Paris, France

“Colorado International Invitation Poster”, Colorado University, U.S.A.

“Japanese Experimental Cinema”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, U.S.A.

1977

“Media Art”, Seibu Museum, Tokyo

“Private Film-1967-1977”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Tokyo

“THE PRINTS – What is Plant?”, Shibuya PARCO Gallery, Tokyo

1976

“Oberhausen International Short Film Festival”, Germany

“New York Film Festival”, U.S.A.

Elites of Today, Central Museum, Tokyo

“Ottawa International Animation Film Festival”, Canada

1975

“Far From Cinema-Film Exhibition/Keiichi Tanaami + Toshio Matsumoto”, Seibu Theater, Yasuda Seimei Hall, Tokyo

“The 3rd Underground Cinema New Works Exhibition”, Yasuda Seimei Hall, Tokyo

“Oberhausen International Short Film Festival”, Germany

1974

“Laboratory of Image” by Japanese Contemporary Artists”, San Paulo Contemporary Art Museum, Brazil

“The 6th Brno International Graphic Biennale”, Czechoslovakia

“New Japanese Avant-Garde Cinema”, Millennium Theater, U.S.A.

1973

“The 1st Underground Cinema New Works Exhibition”, Yasuda Seimei Hall, Tokyo

1972

“Grabbing Films Video Week”, American Center, Tokyo

1971

“The 3rd Sogetsu Animation Festival”, Sogetsu Hall, Tokyo

1970

“Posters of Contemporary Japan”, Durham University, UK

“COMMERCIAL GRAPHIC”, Melton Gallery, Tronto, Canada

1966

“The 2nd Sogetsu Animation Festival”, Sogetsu Hall, Tokyo

“The 2nd Brno International Graphic Biennale”, Czechoslovakia

1965

“The 1st Sogetsu Animation Festival”, Sogetsu Hall, Tokyo

Bibliography

=Book of Paintings=

2008

“COLORFUL”, NANZUKA UNDERGROUND

2007

“DAYDREAM”, Graphic-sha

2006

“KAMON”, KING OF MOUNTAIN

“Keiichi Tanaami ggg Books 76”, Ginza Graphic Gallery-Trans Art

“Layers of Keiichi Tanaami”, Kyoto University of Art and Design

2005

“spiral”, Seigen-sha Art Publishing

2004

“BLOW UP 2”, Seigen-sha Art Publishing

“Dream and Memory”, Studio Warp

“Portrait of Keiichi Tanaami” (1966) Reprinted Edition, Keiichi Tanaami Design Studio

“Keiichi Tanaami – Hyakka Kyoran”, PRINTS 21

2002

“AMIGOS”, Gallery 360

“KINGYO”, Amus Arts Press

2001

“BLOW UP”, Seigen-sha Art Publishing

1994

“Keiichi Tanaami-Works of Print; 1967-1994”, Kawasaki City Museum

“Hollywood Stardust”, Sanshindo Publishing

“Travel for Memories”, Sanshindo Publishing

1992

“100 Images”, Tom’s Box

1991

“Blessing of the Forest”, Sano Gallery

1990

“The Work of Keiichi Tanaami”, Sano Gallery

1989

“Law of the Forest”, Fuso-sha

1986

“Passage in the Air; Paradise of Keiichi Tanaami”, Shuei-sha

1984

“Keiichi Tanaami 1979-1984”, Private Press

1974

“The World of Keiichi Tanaami”, Rippu Shobo

1969

“Kyozo Mirai Zukan (Illustrated Book of Imaginary Tomorrow)”, Coauthor: Eizaburo Hara, Bronze-sha

1966

“Portrait of Keiichi Tanaami”, Private Press

1963

“Tamago-gata (Egg Shape)” ,Modern Art Center

=Book of Prints=

1998 “Variation”, Galerie Vivant

1991 “Celebration of the Forest”, Sano Gallery

1990 “Spiral Forest”, Private Press

1986 “Hollywood Stardust”, Image Forum

1974 “Pan Cake for Breakfast”, Rippu Shobo

1971 “Celluloid Borin In America”, Gallery Décor, Tokyo

=Essay on Films=

1978 “Cine Market of Keiichi Tanaami; Artificial Paradise”, Hachiyo-sha

=Joint Authorship=

1996 “100 M Sightseeing – Ideas for Information Design” Coauthor: Masako Inada, Chikuma shobo

=Exhibition Catalogue=

2004 “Weekly TANAAMI”, Keibun-sha Ichijoji-ten

2002 “Keiichi Tanaami – Animation Catalogue”, Research Center for Information Design, Kyoto University of Art and Design

1994 “Keiichi Tanaami – Works of Drawing and Print”, Irodori Museum

1992 “The World of Keiichi Tanaami”, Ikeda 20th Century Museum

1991 “Spiral Forest 2”, Nogizaka Art Hall

1975 “Far From the Film – Keiichi Tanaami”, Image Forum

=Editorial Design/Art Direction=

1998-2000 “Series: Information Design”, Edit: Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kadokawa Shoten Publishing

=DVD=

2004 “SCRAP DIARY+ANIMACTIONS!!, CREAGE

2003 “TANAAMISM”?DVDBOX?, Broadway

2002

“TANAAMISM – Magician of Film 1975-2002, Broadway

“TANAAMISM 2 – Visual Epicureanism 1971-2003, Broadway

Film Works

2002

“WHY Re-mix 2002” DV color 3mins20sec

1984

“Dream Shape Records” 16mm color 30mins

1981

“Ryogu-Saishoku” 16mm color 15mins

1980

“Darkness Luring a Faint” 16mm color 27mins

1979

“YOUSHI KEI (Another Rainbow City)” 16mm color 17mins17sec

1978

“Frankenstein” 16mm color 11mins

“YOUSHI KEI (Prologue)” 16mm color 11mins12sec

“YOUSHI KEI (Preview)” 16mm color 3mins

1977

“Jekyll and Hyde” 16mm color 13mins

1976

“Casa Blanca” 16mm color 9mins42sec

1975

“4·EYES” 16mm color 9mins

“WHY” 16mm color 10mins30sec

“SHOOT THE MOON” 16mm color 8mins

“SPECTACLE” 16mm color 16mins50sec

“PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEMORIES” 16mm color 23mins

“LOOK AT THE WOOD” 16mm color 12mins

“Artificial Paradise” 16mm color 14mins

“Human Events” 16mm color 5mins

1974

“SWEET TOUCH OF LOVE” 16mm color 3mins

“GET BACK ON THE HILL” 16mm color 12mins

1973

“U.F.O” 16mm color 4mins

1971

“JAM POT” 16mm color 24mins

“GREEN·RED” 16mm color 12mins

“SHE” 16mm color 8mins

“PUSSY”(2 sides) 16mm color 12mins

“RAINBOW·SCENE”(3 sides) 16mm color 11mins

Animation Works

2007

“INCH-HIGH SAMURAI” 16mm color 4mins35sec

“DE CHIRICO” 16mm color 4mins30sec

2006

“NOISE” 16mm color 8mins50sec

2005

“TRIP” 16mm color 4mins30sec

“Madonna’s Temptation” 16mm color 4mins

“BLOW UP 2” DV color 8mins

“4·EYES Re-Mix 2005” DV color 7mins

“MADONNA” DV color 5mins

“The Harmonic Gleam Vibration” DV color 10mins

2004

“LANDSCAPE” 16mm color 4mins25sec

“Ten Nights’ Dreams” 16mm color 6mins

2003

“PUZZLE OF AUTUMN” DV color 8mins

“FETISH DOLL” 16mm color 6mins

“Portrait of Keiichi Tanaami” DV color 6mins

2002

“Scrap Diary” 16mm B&W 4mins

“Gaze in the Summer – 1942” 16mm color 4mins

“Memories (Scene of the Childhood)” 16mm color 3mins15sec

“Walking Man” 16mm color 6mins

“GOLDFISH FETISH” DV color 6mins

2001

“Breath of Window (Correspondence by Animation)” 16mm color 4mins

2000

“Dark Memories/Shadows of Dream” 16mm color 4mins

1975

“Gentle Friday” 16mm color 3mins

“CRAYON ANGEL” 16mm color 3mins

1973

“OH! YOKO!” 16mm color 4mins

1966

“Women”(Co-produced with Shigetaka Sawada) 35mm color 7mins

1971

“GOOD-BY MARILYN” 16mm color 4mina52sec

“GOOD-BY ELVIS and USA” 16mm color 7mins

“FLICKER LOVE NO.1” 16mm color 4mins

“COMMERCIAL WAR” 16mm color 4mins30sec

1965

“Marionettes in Masks” 35mm color 8mins