Toko Hara is a multi-disciplinary person who works primarily with narratives. Originally hailing from Japan, her practice is currently based in Toronto, Canada.


email / toko.hosoya@gmail.com
instagram / @tokohosoya














































PRESS

https://www.thedrake.ca/2021/03/03/get-to-know-drake-artists-toko-hosoya/

https://brooklynartlibrary.org/newsletter/2021/3/21/small-talks-toko-hosoya/

EDUCATION

Ontario College of Art and Design University, BFA in Illustration
School of Visual Art, Summer Residency

AWARDS

2017        Gold Medal, Society of Illustrators 60
2017        Chosen, American Illustration 36
2016        Student Award, Applied Arts

PROJECTS AND SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020       NOLO Mural at the Drake Hotel, Toronto
2016        Salt Cure, Mark Christopher Gallery, Toronto
2016        Wallspace Mural at the OCAD U Sharp Centre for Design, Toronto
2016        Burial, Graven Feather Gallery, Toronto

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018       Summer School, Assembly Gallery, Hamilton
2018       SOI 60, Museum of American Illustration, New York
2017-8    Reflections: Japanese Illustration in Canada, JCCC gallery, Toronto
2017        A.I. 36: Canadian Winners Exhibition, Northern Contemporary, Toronto
2017        Papier Art Fair, Montreal
2015        Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, Toronto
2015        Coexistence: Humans and Nature, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo
2014        Goldfarb Special Projects Gallery at York University, Toronto
2014        Action Reaction, Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo
2014        Action Reaction, Larkin Art Gallery, Buffalo