Cato Friend Illustrator

1984年生まれ。

Cato Friend(カトーフレンド)は、モチーフの印象を透明感のある色彩で表現し、時にはパターンや文字を作品に組み込むことで、力強いメッセージを携えた、幻想的でユニークな作品を制作している。

様々な媒体へのイラストレーションの提供から、プロダクト開発、ウィンドウディスプレイなど、クライアントワークの幅を広げつつ、国内外で展覧会を開催し、その世界観をつくりあげている
1984 born in Japan.

Cato Friend outputs the images of his motifs by using colors with transparency, at times blending in patterns and letters, embedding a strong message into his works with a distinct expression full of fantasy.

From providing illustrations for various medias, to product development and window displays, he has been expanding his list of clients.

Resent Exhibitions

2013
“カトフレ / KA TO FU RE ”, AL, Tokyo
“LUMINE meets ART”, LUMINE SHINJUKU Elevator, Tokyo
“Cat’s ISSUE”, SUNDAY ISSUE, Tokyo
“MY BEST FOOD”, ROCKET, Tokyo
“METAL DEEP SEA”, IOSSELLIANI, Tokyo

2012
“FANTASTIC DAYS 2012”, Tambourin Gallery, Tokyo 
“Free Style Beauty Work vol.2 | EROKAWAえろかわ”, roid works gallery, Tokyo
“FERTILE SOIL” , ROCKET, Tokyo
“pineapple juice”, Gallery INTROART, Nagoya
“COLOR - TEXTURE - LIGHT”, Great Neck Arts Center, NY

2011
“♥”, Introart Gallery, Nagoya
“forest”, Laforet HARAJUKU/WALL, Tokyo
“ANIMAL COLLECTIVE” , PUBLIC/IMAGE.3D, Tokyo
Event “Minnanotenohanashi”project by WATERMAN, Takashimaya Shinjuku, Tokyo
“Kiyoshiro ImawanoMemorial Exhibition Vol.3”, Coolie's Creek, Tokyo

2010
“BEGINNING! BEGINNING!”, SUNDAY ISSUE, Tokyo
“Here is ZINE Tokyo” Curated by Enlightenment, TAMBOURIN GALLERY, Tokyo

2009
Giraffics Gallery, EastHampton, New York

2008
Giraffics Gallery, EastHampton, New York
“HOME”, Art Complex Center of Tokyo, Tokyo