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Orecho Studio

Takao Honda
Artist / Designer / Gallery4830 Director


My art creation began with the desire to "liberate and transcend the limitations of the self".
The fragments of words, thoughts, and fantasies that emerge from confronting the self become the source of my expression.
And I use the light, stars, geometric shapes, and characters as motifs to sublimate my daily awareness and mindset into my artworks.

I am currently facing the theme of "the multifacetedness of information".
I feel that the world in front of me is depicted by a combination of multifaceted information.
It's like a vast aggregation of Rubik's cubes that keep changing colors from moment to moment.
I create my artworks with a "multifacetedness" captured three-dimensional and an awareness of composition of "multiple perspectives".
It may be an approach similar to one of the concepts of cubism, "multiple perspectives".

Although it has not yet taken a definite form, fragments of this awareness are gradually included in my recent artworks.
Thus and so I hope you enjoy the changes in my artwork too.


1977 Born in Fukuoka, Japan
2001 Graduated from Musashino Art University in Tokyo. majored in display and fashion design.
Started my career as an illustrator and designer (Graphic, Web).
I worked on illustrations and designs for official goods of major artists.
I also create websites, logos, and graphic designs for companies and organizations.
2005 Began own career as an artist.
2009 iPhone App(my artworks) [ takao honda ] Release. Featured on AppStore.
2011 My original character [ Orecho ] was born.
2012 Solo Exhibition [ Dig it! ]
2013 Solo Exhibition [ Thank You-! (FUCA Exhibition vol.02) ]
2014 Group show & Event [ TENJIN LABO FOLLOW THE TRACKS ] FUKUOKA PARCO
2014 The Art and Design office, [ Orecho Studio ] was established.
2016 Played the leading character in Independent film [ Sentimental Journey - Asakura Gento Roman ]
2019 Started director of Gallery4830 in Fukuoka Japan.
2020 Two man show [ Gallery4830mix vol.01 ] Gallery4830
2021 Picture book [ Night Night ] was produced.
2021 Public Exhibition [ Fukuoka Wall Art Project ] Awarded a prize. Exhibition and sales in AFAF2021 collaboration project.
2021 [ Fukuoka Wall Art Project ] prize-winning artwork was displayed in front of Hakata Station in a temporary enclosure for the reconstruction of the Nishi-Nippon City Bank.
Participated in many other group exhibitions and events.

Some of the artworks on this site are available for buy.
If you are interested in any of my artworks, please feel free to contact me using the form here.
And You can also use this form to contact me with your job requests.
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