Kumiko Matsumoto

Illustrator / Artist
Kumiko was born in Okayama,Japan and based in Dublin,Ireland. She
 graduated from Joshibi University of Art and Design(Graphic design/BFA) in Japan. She has been working as a 2D Artist and Illustrator at the various video game production companies since 2005, when she was a art university student. And also draws illustrations and arts for books, art galleries, stationaries etc as a freelancer since 2010. She moved to Ireland in 2015 and works for animation as a background art and also a freelance artist currently. 







Skills; Illustration, Concept Art, UI design, Logo design, Effect design.

App; Photoshop, Illustrator, AfterEffects, ClipStudio



・The graduation work award for excellence in 2007 / Joshibi University of Art and Design(Japan)

・3×3 Annual Picture book show No. 11 / an Honorable Mention (the US)
・Sharjah Exhibition for Children’s Book Illustrations 3rd edition (UAE Sharjah)
・Portfolio×Portfolio3(Gallery Yasashii-yokan) / Fuyuhiko Yamamoto select (Japan)

・CMYK magazine#55 (the US)
・Ano mali illustration festival competition (Italy)



・ILLO15 - The 3x3 International Illustration Directory / App, Web, Book / Artisanal Media LLC (the US)
・Illustrator file character 2014-15 / mook / GENKOSHA Co. (Japan)
・CMYK Magazine #55 / magazine / Artisanal Media LLC (the US)
・Nekokoro May issue / magazine /K's PUBLISHING (Japan)
・Illustrator file character 2012-13 / mook / GENKOSHA Co. (Japan)
・Exprore the mistery of Giant Erthquakes / children's book / Shonen Shashin Shimbunsha (Japan)
・Discover! Great adventure around the world / children's book / Shonen Shashin Shimbunsha (Japan)




・Animation Art Show 2018 at The Ark (Dublin, Ireland)

・Art Convention CTN Animation eXpo 2018 at The Burbank Marriott and Convention Center (Burbank, LA, CA, US) 


・Group Exhibition"New art scene" at GALLERY HOUSE MAYA(Tokyo, Japan)

・Group Exhibition"Portfolio×Portfolio3" at Gallery Yasashi Yokan (Tokyo, Japan)
・The 3rd edition of the Sharjah Exhibition for Children's Book Illustrations

   at the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival (Sharjah, UAE)
・Group Exhibition "The 7th Illustrations for books exhibition : Akujo ni tsuite (About the bad woman)"

   at Gallery DAZZLE (Tokyo, Japan)
・Group Exhibition "Ukulele music CD cover exhibition" at Laundry graphics gallery (Tokyo, Japan)
・Art Fair "ASIA CONTEMPORARY ART SHOW" at Conrad Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
・IMAGINARIUM (Burning Water) at AL MUSEO LUZZATI (Genova, Italy)


・Group Exhibition "CAT EXPO" at Kitakamakura old private house Museum (Kanagawa, Japan)

・Illustration competition "AnOMAli illustration festival" (Acqui Terme, Iyaly)

・Group Exhibition "Attractive Summer" at Gallery SANSQUOI (Okayama, Japan)

・Group Exhibition "Drawing adjective1" at Gallery DAZZLE (Tokyo, Japan)

・Group Exhibition "Les 3 illustratrices" at ESPACE JAPON (Paris, France)

・Group Exhibition "YELLOW!" at Gallery DAZZLE (Tokyo, Japan)


・Group Exhibition "The 5th Yokoso Senpai (Akira UNO) Exhibition" at Gallery kuri8 (Tokyo, Japan)
・Group Exhibition "Various forms of life" Art Exhibition at Kitakamakura old private house Museum (Kanagawa, Japan)

・Fashion Fair "JFW International Fashion Fair at Tokyo big sight (Tokyo, Japan)

・Group Exhibition Kitty CROWTHER's workshop students "21 Little Death" at gallery DAZZLE (Tokyo, Japan)
・Group Exhibition "Chance meeting Exhibition 2012(Part1,Par2)" at Art land Gallery (Kagawa, Japan)


・Group Exhibition "KIZUNA Exhibition" at Toppan Forms Building (Tokyo, Japan)
・Group Exhibition "Rokko Art market" at ROKKO International Music Box Museum (Kobe, Japan)
・Group Exhibition "2012 New Year's Card Exhibition" at Gallery kuri8 (Tokyo, Japan)
・Group Exhibition "Chance meeting Exhibition" at Art land Gallery (Kagawa, Japan)

・Design Fair "TOKYO DEIGNERS WEEK 2011"(Tokyo, Japan)


・Group Exhibition "10th Spiral Independent Creators Festival" at spiral (Tokyo, Japan)

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