田中 歩
AYUMI TANAKA

ero-pop artist

ABOUT   HER

Ayumi Tanaka was born and raised in Japan's Takarazuka City 宝塚市, hometown of Osamu Tezuka, the god of manga. She attended Chicago's Columbia College and Depaul University, where she studied the craft of multimedia arts, filmmaking and animation.

漫画家の巨匠である手塚治虫が生まれた町、宝塚。そこで、エロポップアーティスト田中 歩が生まれ育つ。その後、シカゴ コロンビアカレッジ、デポール大学でアニメーション、映画製作などのメディアを学ぶ。

Between 2009-2011, Ayumi was invited to participate in several small multi-artist exhibitions throughout Osaka and Tokyo. In 2012, Ayumi made her American debut with her solo exhibition "Tentacle Darling" at the B1E Gallery. In 2013, Ayumi was invited to produce a second solo-show at Chicago's historic Japanese Culture Center entitled "Nasty Geisha." In 2015, Ayumi has been graciously invited by anime conventions to attend as guest of honor, most notibly Anime Milwaukee and Anime Midwest.

2009年から2011年、小規模なグループ作品展に招待される。2012年、アメリカデビュー、そして初のソロ作品展“蛸壺、ダーリン”をB1Eギャラリーにて開催。2013年 伝統あるシカゴ日本文化センターにて2回目のソロ作品展、 “ナスティー ゲイシャ”を開催する。

A Sunny Day... (2011)
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Bitches Are Crazy II (2012)
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Kusari (2011)
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AKB-47 (2012)
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Jamie (2013)
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I Wanna Kiss Jesus... (2012)
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Brand Fuckery #2 (2013)
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Brand Fuckery #1 (2013)
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Brand Fuckery #5 (2013)
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Brand Fuckery #7 (2013)
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NEWS

Shooting My First Film!

July 28, 2015

I am officially beginning preproduction on my first short film. I'm currently auditioning for actors/actresses and scouting for location. I hope to shoot many scenes at anime convention, if one is kind enough to welcome me...

Website Redesign!

November 4, 2014

Welcome to the new redesign! There are still some bugs to work out, but it's finally here!

New Website Coming!

October 26, 2014

Because my blog is not frequently updated, I'll have to do something about this site. I'm more active on Twitter anyways! ^_^

EVENTS

Anime Midwest

July 3rd - 5th, 2015

Anime Midwest has welcomed me as a special guest, where I will be touring with my gallery roadshow!

More info: www.animemidwest.com

Anime Milwaukee

February 13th-15th, 2015

It is official!

^__^ I've been invited to Anime Milwaukee as a honored guest! Please come see me at my first American anime convention!

More info: www.animemilwaukee.com