Chikara Komura

“Photography is an expression of the real world.”

Murmur of Stones 2 - Photograph, Edition of 5 67 x 45 cm

Japanese photographer, Chikara Komura began taking digital pictures with a EOS 10D in 2004 and since 2006 has attended field seminars (lecturer, Atsushi Sato) at Yotsuya Shasin Juku.


Select Recent Shows

2007-2020 Portrait Gallery, Yotsuya Shasinjuku Group Exhibition

2014, 2016, 2019 RAIEC Tokyo Satellite Portfolio Exhibition

2016.5.24-29 Solo Photo Exhibition ‘Flowers in the Sea’ at Roonee 247 Photography. Yotsuya, Tokyo


Select Awards

2013 Selected in 38th JPS for ”Tokorozawa”

2013 15.18 Mt. ROKKO INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL Photo Review, selected.

2015 Nominated for Award of Excellence in 40th JPS for "Murmur of Stones”

2020 Art Expo New York, nominated as Finalist for ‘Agave in the Sea’ which should be exhibited in New York in April 2021

2020 Texas Photographic Society’s exhibition, 33rd Annual Members-Only Show, juried by Bill Wright

2020 Honorable Mention Award, for ‘Hydrangea in the Sea’

2020 Exhibited at Bill and Alice Wright Photo Gallery, The Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene, TX, during September 17-November 14, 2020


Select Publications

2012 ASAHI CAMERA Nominated for the Second prize by Hiroh Kikai with “Red Juban Kimono”

2016  ‘Flowers in the Sea’, PhotoCon, pp.164-6. Photo Book ‘Flowers in the Sea’, May 2016, Tokorozawa Photo Studio, available at Amazon, Japan

2020 April/May SPOTLIGHT Contemporary Art Magazine #19 pp. 62-63, 'Agave in the Sea’ & ‘Toritoma in the Sea’ 

Murmur of Stones 3 - Photograph, Edition of 5 67 x 45 cm
Agave in the Sea - Photograph, Edition of 5 67 x 45 cm
Murmur of Stones 1 - Photograph, Edition of 5 67 x 45 cm
Toritoma in the Sea - Photograph, Edition of 5 67 x 45 cm

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


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