OSAKA CHIKA

Born 1984 Tokyo.  Attended Tokyo University of Arts gaining Bachelors of Arts and Masters Degrees. Studied under printmaker Azumaya Takemi.

Osaka  is a young but well-established as a lithographer and painter. She works with both stone and metal plate lithography, with beautifully coloured and detailed images most often of humans, each picture telling a story.  Unusually for an artist, she starts by writing a sentence or a paragraph taken from every day occurrences, and each of her images are inspired by something in her written words.  Her images have sense of humour as well as being thought-provoking.  Osaka made her London debut in 2019 with Hanga Ten, and won the inaugural Jerwood Printmaking Today Prize for younger print makers at the London Original Print Exhibition at the Royal Academy.

Permanent Collections: Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts,Tokyo; Zhejiang Art Museum China; Peninsula Art Museum, Shanghai

OSAKA CHIKA: 4:00 PM
Title: 4:00 PM - SOLD OUT
Date: 2011
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 26
Image size: 25 x 17 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: Boil
Title: Boil
Date: 2018
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 24
Image size: 30.5 x 21.5 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: Happy Forever
Title: Happy Forever - SOLD OUT
Date: 2016
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 20
Image size: 40 x 70 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: Hey
Title: Hey
Date: 2018
Medium: Lithograph and embossing
Edition: 17
Image size: 39.5 x 45.5 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: I have a thousand freckles
Title: I have a thousand freckles
Date: 2018
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 17
Image size: 81.5 x 61.5 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: The rice that just served - Winner of The Jerwood Printmaking Today Prize  2019
Title: The rice that just served - Winner of The Jerwood Printmaking Today Prize 2019
Date: 2015
Medium: Lithograph and embossing
Edition: 20
Image size: 54.5 x 87 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: We left behind, and this is the world.
Title: We left behind, and this is the world.
Date: 2016
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 30
Image size: 61.5 x 52 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: Without letting the shrimp notice
Title: Without letting the shrimp notice
Date: 2012
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 20
Image size: 20 x 29 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: Friends stepped down from
Title: Friends stepped down from
Date: 2018
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 10
Image size: 55 x 38 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: Because there is love
Title: Because there is love
Date: 2018
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 20
Image size: 34 x 50 cm
OSAKA CHIKA: Keep to own it as a memory
Title: Keep to own it as a memory
Date: 2019
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 27
Image size: 21.5 x 30
OSAKA CHIKA: Blaming me in the piece of type
Title: Blaming me in the piece of type
Date: 2019
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 14
Image size: 30 x 22
OSAKA CHIKA: Who was she before she became me
Title: Who was she before she became me
Date: 2019
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 14
Image size: 42 x 28
OSAKA CHIKA: Goodbye with Smile
Title: Goodbye with Smile - SOLD OUT
Date: 2019
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 30
Image size: 99 x 77
OSAKA CHIKA: The Play Called Peeping
Title: The Play Called Peeping
Date: 2019
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 16
Image size: 38 x 29
OSAKA CHIKA: I Can Only Understand Their Feeling
Title: I Can Only Understand Their Feeling
Date: 2020
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 22
Image size: 23 x 15
OSAKA CHIKA: Your Own Eyes
Title: Your Own Eyes
Date: 2020
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 33
Image size: 51 x 36
OSAKA CHIKA: Give Up Everything and Run Away
Title: Give Up Everything and Run Away
Date: 2020
Medium: Lithograph
Edition: 10
Image size: 20 x 13