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A photo of Jun Makita
Jun Makita


Born 1980 in Niigata Prefecture, raised in Osaka. Started painting on his own after dropping out of university.

Jun Participated in GEISAI organised by Takashi Murakami from the very beginning. He won the Katsuhiko Hibino Award in 2002 and 2003.

In 2005, he received the Keiichi Sokabe Prize. That year, Brutus Magazine featured his work. The article's called 'The Art that Takashi Murakami Bought'.

With the 2020 Corona Disaster, he began producing works with animal and flower motifs.

Solo Exhibition

Oh, SummerDays
Gallery Ascend (2023, Hong Kong)
Bears, Rabbits and Sometimes Giraffes
LUTRA Gallery (2022, China)
Kids See Dream and Forget
Wishless Gallery (2021, Tokyo)
De Te Oide
Art Bar Hoshio (2021, Tokyo)
Pink Moon Records (2020, Tokyo)
Let's Go Home
Faith (2019, Tokyo)
Summer Night and Morning Dreams
HonkBooks (2017, Tokyo)
I Don't Go to School
Commune (2011, Tokyo)
I AM...
OTTO Mainzheim Gallery (2009, Tokyo)
JUN MAKITA Exhibition
Takezaki Floor (2005)

Group Exhibition

Noblesse Collection (Seoul, 2023)
Galerie Zberro (Paris, 2022)
"All Things Bright & Beautiful, All Creatures Great & Small"
YIDI ART (2022, Hong Kong)
Tokyo Night Vol5
Jump Jump Tokyo (2022)
LUTRA GALLERY (China, 2022)
Tokyo Night Vol. 4
Jump Jump Tokyo (2022)
Ascend 11
K11 MUSEA (2022)
What's Your Dream
Galerie Zberro (Paris, 2022)
Beams Collection
B Gallery (2021)

Art Fairs

  • ART CENTRAL (2023)
  • ART Taipei (2022)