Oscar Oiwa


Born in Brazil in 1965. Currently based in the USA.
Primarily focuses on oil paintings, but creates large-scale installations at the Setouchi Triennale that allow viewers to enter inside and feel as if they are experiencing the work with their skins.

Major works and exhibitions:
2021 Suzu 2020+ Oku-noto Triennale, Ishikawa, Japan
2019 Shanghai Urban Space Art Season (SUSAS), Shanghai, China
2019 Oscar Oiwa: A Journey Toward Light, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
2017 Northern Alps Art Festival Omachi, Nagano, Japan
2016 Setouchi Triennale, Ogijima/Shodoshima, Kagawa