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Masaki Hirokawa
Graphic Artist

Masaki Hirokawa has cultivated a broad and impressive professional portfolio that spans graphic design, smartphone application development, interactive movie production, and web development. His distinguished career is marked by numerous awards from international art exhibitions, underscoring his excellence in design. Additionally, Hirokawa is a recognized authority in his field, having contributed in-depth technical articles to leading graphic design magazines and authoritative reference books. His multifaceted professional activities not only highlight his versatility and expertise but also his significant contributions to the advancement of these disciplines.

Awards

International Prize Phoenix for the Arts Winner

Presented by: Fondazione Effetto Arte

Global Art Virtuoso: Elite Artistic Career Achievement Award Winner

Presented by: Contemporary Art Collectors

Harmony for Humanity: The Global Consciousness Art Prize Winner

Presented by: Contemporary Art Collectors

Harmony for Humanity: The Global Consciousness Art Prize Winner

Presented by: Contemporary Art Collectors

Career Art Award 2023 Winner

Presented by: Fondazione Effetto Arte

International Art Prize Michelangelo "The Genius of Italy" Winner

Presented by: Fondazione Effetto Arte

A'Design Award & Competition

Photography and Photo Manipulation Design Award Category, 2022 - 2023

Golden Design Award Winner

ITSLIQUID International Contest - 12th Edition

Presented by: ITSLIQUID Group

Awarded an Honorable Mention

365 Art+ 6 Stars AWARDS

Presented by: 365 Art+ Magazine

BEST COVER ARTIST AWARD Winner

A'Design Award & Competition

Graphics, Illustration and Visual Communication Design Category, 2021 - 2022

Iron Award Winner

ITSLIQUID International Contest - 11th Edition

Presented by: ITSLIQUID Group

Awarded an Honorable Mention

Awarded ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2021

Presented by: ITSLIQUID Group

MTV SO-ZO Competition supported by AMD 2006

Web Screensaver Category

Award for Excellence

Personal History

1981
Born in Toyama, Japan.
1997-
Started self-studying web design and programming.
1999-
Started working as a web designer/DTP operator.
2002-
Developed mission-critical systems as a programmer/system engineer.
2005-
Transitioned to freelance work in Web design, programming, CG, and interactive movies.
2006/06
Displayed CG at the My Little Space exhibition at Gallery Celeste in Fukuoka.
2006/08
Displayed CG and interactive movies at the J-Passion Vol.1 exhibition at the PH Gallery in New York.
2006/11
Received the Award for Excellence in the Web Screensaver Category at the MTV SO-ZO Competition.
2008/06/06
Contributed CG and wrote commentary for "Photoshop Making Studio" in the July 2008 issue of the monthly magazine MdN.
2008/06/14
Displayed Another Japan opening movie at Japan Graphic Designers Association JAGDA in OSAKA 2008.
2008/12/06
Contributed CG and wrote commentary for "Lessons in Artistic Expression and Professional Methods for Publicizing and Creating Learned from Featured Creators" in the January 2009 issue of MdN.
2009/06/25
Contributed CG to "on View From JP." in the August 2009 issue of the monthly magazine MySpace from JP.
2009/07/16
Selected for the iPhone + loftwork World Traveler Project in the Artist Calendar category.
2009/08/11
Displayed CG at the Larotica II exhibition at GALLERY ART POINT in Ginza.
2009/08/25
Contributed CG and wrote commentary for "GADGET FOR DIGITAL NATIVE" in the October 2009 issue of MySpace From JP.
2010/01/30
Contributed CG and commentary to the MdN mook "Photoshop Mitsuboshi Technique Encyclopedia".
2010/11/01
Contributed CG and commentary to the MdN Mook "Collages and Illustrations created with Photoshop and Illustrator".
2013/12/27
Contributed to the article "Current Thoughts of iPhone Developers" in the February 2014 issue of the monthly magazine MacPeople.
2014/05/29
Contributed to the article "Developers of Popular & Noteworthy" in the July 2014 issue of the monthly magazine MacPeople.
2016/01/22
Two iPhone apps have been added to "100 Smartphone Apps to Adjust Your Autonomic Nerves", by Gijutsu-Hyohron Co., Ltd.
2019/04/05
The iPhone app "Relaxing Healing" was featured in the May 2019 issue of "Otona no Oshare Techo" (Fashion Notebook for Women), published by Takarajimasha, Inc.
2019/06/28
The iPhone app "Relaxing Healing" was featured in the July 2019 issue of "HOT PEPPER Beauty", published by Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
2020/08/19
CG/Interview article featured in The Crazy Mind.
2020/10/07
Online showcase & CG reference source in JaamZIN Creative.
2020/10/08
CG/Interview article featured in special issue of JaamZIN Creative magazine.
2021/09
CG/interview article featured in 365 Art+ Magazine Case 4. Inspiration.
2021/10-12
CG featured in 365 Art+ Magazine Case 5/ Case 6/ Case 7/ Case 8/ Case 10/ Case 12/ Case 13.
2021/12
CG featured on cover of 365 Art+ Magazine Case 9. Faith.
2021/12/16
Artwork showcased in SACRIFICE exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy.
2022/01/27
Artwork showcased in THE BODY LANGUAGE 2022 exhibition held by ITSLIQUID Group in Venice, Italy.
2022/01/28
Artwork showcased in I THE WORLD REVOLVES AROUND ME exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy and the Canary Islands, Spain.
2022/01/31
Received ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2021 award by ITSLIQUID Group.
2022/03/04
Artwork showcased in CANVAS INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2022 exhibition held by ITSLIQUID Group in Venice, Italy.
2022/03/27
Awarded an Honorable Mention at ITSLIQUID International Contest - 11th Edition presented by ITSLIQUID Group.
2022/03/28
Artwork showcased in NEW FREEDOM THINK 2022 exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy.
2022/04/03
Artwork showcased in Avant Garde exhibition held by Virtual Artists in London, England.
2022/04/09
Artwork showcased in VIFAF 2022 - Virtual International Fine Art Fair exhibition held by World Of Crete in Crete, Greece.
2022/05/06
Won the Iron Award in the Graphics Design Category at A'Design Award & Competition, the international art competition.
2022/05/20
Artwork showcased in ROME INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR 2022 exhibition held by ITSLIQUID Group in Rome, Italy.
2022/05/20
Artwork showcased in RenovArt | 100 Artists for the Future exhibition held by ApuliaAste in Matera, Italy.
2022/05/28
Artwork showcased in LIQUID ARSENAL 2022 exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy.
2022/06/24
Artwork showcased in International Contemporary Art Fair Monaco 2022 held by VAN GOGH Art Gallery in Principality of Monaco.
2022/06/25
Received the BEST COVER ARTIST AWARD at the 365 Art+ 6 Stars AWARDS hosted by 365 Art+ Magazine.
2022/07/07
Artwork showcased in RenovArt | 100 Artists for the Future exhibition (July Edition) held by ApuliaAste in Matera, Italy.
2022/07/15
Artwork showcased in CONTEMPORARY VENICE 2022 exhibition held by ITSLIQUID Group in Venice, Italy.
2022/07/28
Artwork showcased in ORIZZONTI TRASVERSALI 2022 exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy.
2022/08/21
Artworks featured in ART ANTHOLOGY V: MADRID EDITION, the art anthology presented in the National Museum and National Library of Spain and other institutions.
2022/09/01
Artwork showcased in International Digital Art Exhibition held by VAN GOGH Art Gallery in Madrid, Spain.
2022/09/28
Artwork showcased in PRETTY PERV 2022 exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy and the Canary Islands, Spain.
2022/09/29
Awarded an Honorable Mention at ITSLIQUID International Contest - 12th Edition presented by ITSLIQUID Group.
2022/10/05
Artwork showcased in LONDON CONTEMPORARY 2022 exhibition held by ITSLIQUID Group in London, UK.
2022/10/28
Artwork showcased in GUARDIANS OF DREAMS 2022 exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy.
2022/11/03
Artwork showcased in RenovArt | 100 Artists for the Future exhibition (November Edition) held by ApuliaAste in Matera, Italy.
2022/11/04
Artwork showcased in We Contemporary Art Catalog & Show 2022 held by MUSA International in Rome, Italy.
2022/11/28
Artwork showcased in ADRENOCROMO FOR DINNER 2022 exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy and the Canary Islands, Spain.
2022/12/28
Artwork showcased in BRAIN CAKE 2022 held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Casa Milà, the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Barcelona, Spain.
2023/01/27
Artwork showcased in Paris 2023 International Contemporary Art Fair held by VAN GOGH Art Gallery in Paris, France.
2023/02/01
Artwork showcased in artbook secretariat gallery, Ebisu, Tokyo.
2023/02/16
Contributed Artwork to PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE VISUAL CULTURE, the international art anthology published by MUSA International.
2023/03/01
Artwork showcased in RenovArt | Flowing Identities held by ApuliaAste in Matera, Italy.
2023/04/01
Artwork showcased in FROM THE DISTANCE Digital Contemporary Art Exhibition held by VAN GOGH Art Gallery in Madrid, Spain.
2023/04/12
Artwork showcased in RenovArt | Flowing Identities held by ApuliaAste at Spazio Opera Gallery in Matera, Italy.
2023/05/05
Awarded the Golden Design Award in the Photography and Photo Manipulation Design Award Category at the A'Design Award & Competition, an international art competition.
2023/05/08
Artwork showcased in RenovArt | Panta Rhei exhibition held by ApuliaAste, in cooperation with MaterAcqua Association, at Lega Navale Italiana Sezione Matera - Magna Grecia, Italy.
2023/06/01
Artwork showcased in the RenovArt | Shapes of Nature exhibition held by ApuliaAste at Spazio Opera Gallery in Matera, Italy.
2023/06/15
Artwork showcased in the CENSORED exhibition held by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY in Milan, Italy.
2023/07/01
Contributed Artwork to World Art Guide 2023, an international art yearbook published by Bellamonti Art.
2023/07/05
Artwork showcased in the ENIGMI exhibition held by Arte Borgo Gallery in Rome, Italy.
2023/07/18
Artwork showcased in the International Good Design exhibition held by A'Design Award at Sala Bianca, Rome, Italy.
2023/07/21
Awarded the International Art Prize Michelangelo "The Genius of Italy" by Fondazione Effetto Arte.
2023/09/21
Awarded the International Career Art Award 2023, presented by Fondazione Effetto Arte.
2023/09/25
Awarded the Harmony for Humanity: The Global Consciousness Art Prize, presented by Contemporary Art Collectors.
2024/02/14
Artwork showcased in the LA ART SHOW - Los Angeles Art Market held by Fondazione Effetto Arte in Los Angeles, USA.
2024/03/01
Awarded the Global Art Virtuoso: Elite Artistic Career Achievement Award, presented by Contemporary Art Collectors.
2024/05/03
Contributed artwork to the inaugural issue of the global art magazine, "The Luxury Collection of Contemporary Artistry," published by Contemporary Art Collectors.
2024/06/14
Awarded the International Prize Phoenix for the Arts, presented by Fondazione Effetto Arte.