Chicaco Toya / Artist・illustrator
Chicaco Toya is a Kyoto born, Tokyo based artist and illustrator. Interested in a harmonious coexistence with living creatures, she infuses this in her work through an optimistic expression of animal and human motifs, and the mixing of fantasy and reality. She spent her childhood in Bangkok and believes it has influenced her exotic use of color and the glamorous decoration seen in her works.
She actively wants to do overseas art collaboration and show.
Born in Kyoto Lives in Tokyo after living in Fukui and Bangkok
2011 Palette club school
2014 MJ Illustrations
2013 “Girls of life” TAMBOURIN GALLERY, Tokyo
2016 “Fantasy Pop” HB GALLERY, Tokyo
2017 “Floating Reality” DMOARTS, Osaka
2018 “Welcome to my space” OMOTESANDO ROCKET, Tokyo
2019 “APARTMENT” MORII ART MUSEUM SHOP,ROPPONGI HILLS, Tokyo
2021 “Days of Blossom” Tokyo pixel gallery, Tokyo
2022 “Face to Face” MORII ART MUSEUM SHOP,ROPPONGI HILLS, Tokyo
・Tokyo Illustrators Society’s Competition accepted
・UNKNOWN ASIA ART EXCHANGE OSAKA 2016 Judges’ award
・Pater’s gallery competition 2016, judges’ by keiji Ito
・The choice competition. Selected by Shinbo Minami
・Book Cover conpetition by japanese publisher Gentosha
・Corporate Collaboration Art Tokyo, judges’ award (By Sebastian Masuda)
・The 7rd Chance competition’s Finalist
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Ongakunotomo-sha, Gift, Shinagawajyoshigakuin,Kyoiku-syuppan, Koubunsya, syueisya, syufutoseikatusya, byakuyasyobou, Recruit Holdings, Frobel- kan, SHISEIDO, DHC, KBI, Tente, PHP,and more.
China: Ampersand Globe https://www.ampersandglobe.com
Japan: art liaison https://www.art-liaison.com/