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About Yuko Kajihara

Yuko Kajihara, who was born in Fukuoka, learned pastel, oil and water painting. She studied graphic design at Tomoeda Design school after graduated college. She won a bronze medal at an anti-drug poster contest held in Kumamoto. Her works attracted art lovers of all ages in various exhibitions held in Kyushu. After she came to Tokyo, acrylic painting was added to her repertoire.

She launched her project, 'Atelier C'est Chouette' in 1993. Her works are displayed at the Salon Blanc International Exhibition of Contemporary Art since 2008. You will always find something delightful in her works.

Based in Tokyo, she is engaged in various activities including branding her original goods ('Design de Yuko'), creating her own works and holding her art classes. She always shares joy of art with her students in her painting classes. She is a member of the Salon Blanc Art Association.

2002 Rosalien Cafe
2003 Tsuruya Gallelry
2004 Kamitori Post office Gallery
2005 Private lodge Gallery
2006 Washington Hotel Gallery
2007 Washington Hotel Gallery
2008 Poisson d'avril Gallery
2017 Exhibition Bonjour :Dokusho Kukan Mikamo (Okusawa setagaya-ku Tokyo)
2018 Exhibition J’adore :TOBARIER GALLERY (Okusawa setagaya-ku Tokyo)
2019 Group Exhibition :Black Cat & Paris chic (Kamakura city)
2019 Group Exhibition :Black Cat 4members TOBARIER GALLERY (Okusawa setagaya-ku Tokyo)
2019 Exhibition BELLE :TOBARIER GALLERY (Okusawa setagaya-ku Tokyo)
2019 Exhibition Enchantee :GALLERY&Café CAMELISH (Roppongi minato-ku Tokyo)
2020 Group Exhibition :Black Cat 6th (Kamakura city)
2020 Exhibition J’adore Ⅱ :TOBARIER GALLERY (Okusawa setagaya-ku Tokyo)
2021 Exhibition J’adore Ⅲ :TOBARIER GALLERY (Okusawa setagaya-ku Tokyo)
2022 Exhibition J’adore Ⅳ :TOBARIER GALLERY (Okusawa setagaya-ku Tokyo)

2009 The Salon Blanc Art Association in Deutschland
2019 Festival d’Art Sacre in France
2022 PARIS ETOILES #3 in France

Imakuma Salon(Hair salon Minami Aoyama)

For those who have attended my exhibitions, THANK YOU for your smiles,
kind words of incouragement and support.
You really helped me during the rough times.