Kohei NAWA received his BFA, MFA, and Ph.d. in Fine Arts Sculpture from the Kyoto City University of Arts. He is currently the Assistant Professor at Kyoto University of Art and Design, and the director of SANDWICH, a creative platform for art, design and architecture established in Kyoto in 2009.


NAWA had a solo exhibition in support of Foundation d'entreprise Hermes in 2009, and had his successful solo exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT) in 2011. He joined Setouchi Triennale and Aichi Triennale after accomplishing his successful project "Manifold", a large scale public art exhibited permanently in Cheonan, Korea in 2013. Having unique concept of PixCell as an axis, his works continue to unfold expressions in diversity. His art has been collected by prestigious art galleries and museums around the world, including Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.