Okano Masato

Violent Art Made in NYC.

Biography

Shows

2021

GxBxT pop up store at Sneak EZ shop (New York, NY)

MAD OSU ART show at Sena tattoo (New York, NY)

AB Studios Art Show at Bootleg Bar (Brooklyn, NY)

Group show “Yokai & Monster art show” at Koner Gallery (Nagoya City, Aichi, Japan)

2019

Group Exhibition “Destroy The Signal | Art show, Structure of the universe, Record history” at 3rd Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

Masato Okano solo Exhibition at Marvista Garden (Chigasaki City, Kanagawa, Japan)

PUNK DRUNKERS NY EXHIBITION at 3rd Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

Five Point Festival at Brooklyn Expo Center (Brooklyn, NY)

Artexpo New York at Pier 92 (New York, NY)

Group Exhibition “GxBxT x Masato Okano Art Show” at 3rd Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

Solo Exhibition “Violent Art” at 3rd Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

2018

DesignerCon 2018 at Anaheim Convention Center (Anaheim, CA)

Group Exhibition “Outside the Box” at 3rd Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

Group Exhibition “Hang It or Sk8 It Exhibition” at 3rd Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

Five Point Festival at Brooklyn Expo Center (Brooklyn, NY)

Artexpo New York at Pier 94 (New York, NY)

Group Exhibition “Run Through the Jungle – Street Art Group Show” at 3rd Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

2017

Solo Exhibition “Masato Okano Art Extravaganza” at Bar Matchless (Brooklyn, NY)

Group Exhibition “Rock! Away!” at SBC Studio (Brooklyn, NY)

2016

Solo Exhibition “Skull” at Gallery of Hakaba (Tokyo, Japan)

2015

A4 Art Project (Tokyo)

Enoden Ensenten (Kanagawa Prefecture)

MAKING A SCENE Chigasaki ART free Party (Kanagawa Prefecture / Chigasaki City )

Maruei (Aichi Prefecture / Nagoya City )

2014

Nakano Jin-Ya Art Gallery (Nagano Prefecture / Nakano City )

Shibuya PARCO part3 Gallery X (Tokyo)

M’s Gallery (Kagoshima Prefecture / Kagoshima City)

YONABE Gallery (Kanagawa Prefecture / Yokohama City)

2013

GALLERIA DAIKANYAMA (Tokyo)

YONABE Gallery (Kanagawa Prefecture / Yokohama City)

Spectrum Art Fair(New York, NY)

Affordable Art Fair New York(New York, NY)

Fountain Art Fair at the Armory New York(New York, NY)

Grass Roots “Butsu” exhibition (Kanagawa Prefecture / Yokohama City)

GALLERIA DAIKANYAMA (Tokyo)

2012

GALLERIA HARAJUKU (Tokyo)

YUSAN (Kanagawa Prefecture / Yokosuka City)

Gallery Fudoki (Chiba Prefecture / Ichikawa City)

Fountain Art Fair (New York, NY)

M’s Gallery (Kagoshima Prefecture / Kagoshima City)

Kagoshima Jingu (Shrine) (Kagoshima Prefecture / Kokubu City)

2011

Hotel Kyosera (Kagoshima Prefecture / Kokubu City)

Kamakura-yama Club (Kanagawa Prefecture

Kamakura City) / Art Expo Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Gallery T (Kanagawa Prefecture / Fujisawa City)

ORIENT 2011 at ASEAN-JAPAN CENTRE (Tokyo)

SPC Gallery (Tokyo)

Chigasaki City Museum of Art (Kanagawa Prefecture / Chigasaki City)

2010

ORIENT 2010 at ASEAN-JAPAN CENTRE (Tokyo)

Gallery Namiki (Tokyo)

HOT ART FAIR (Switzerland)

ART EXPO (New York, NY)

GINZA Gallery (Tokyo)

2009

RED DOT ART FAIR (Miami, FL)

You Gallery (Kanagawa Prefecture / Kamakura City)

Mitsukoshi Gallery (Kagoshima Prefecture / Kagoshima City)

The Wing Luke Asian Museum (Seattle, WA)

2008

Aun Gallery (Kagoshima Prefecture / Kanoya City)

Saikou Gallery (Kanagawa Prefecture / Yokohama City)

2007

Mitsui Gallery (Kanagawa Prefecture / Yokohama City)

Planet Lounge Gallery (Kanagawa Prefecture / Yokosuka City)

556 Gallery (Kochi Prefecture / Shimanto City)

Edoya Gallery (Shizuoka Prefecture / Ito City)

Artworks

2022

Designed Banner of NYHC chronicles presents Back to NYHC roots music series – SUBZERO-SILENCE EQUALS DEATH – SKITZOPOLIS – DARKSIDE NYC – CROPSEY- at The Bowery Electric (New York, NY)

2021

Made Artwork of Official Metallica T Shirt -Made through Official Japanese Metallica fan club

Designed Flyer of Murphy’s Law NYE show at The Kingsland (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Banner of NYHC chronicles presents Back to NYHC roots music series Vinnie Stigma’s Birthday Bash at The Bowery Electric (New York, NY)

Designed Banner of NYHC chronicles presents Back to NYHC roots music series -Dog Eat Dog – at The Bowery Electric (New York, NY)

Designed Banner of NYHC chronicles presents Back to NYHC roots music series -ANTIDOTE NYHC -at The Bowery Electric (New York, NY)

Designed Flyer of Broken Land Festival at The Brooklyn Monarch (Brooklyn, NY)

Made Artwork of Label for Masato Okano signature paint “BATTLE BLACK” by Stoke by CTAG(Japan)

Designed T shirt of “Rockaway Beach Jello Wrestlers” (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Made Artwork of IPA Beer for Barbaric WORKS(Japan)

Designed Flyer of Broken Land Festival -Danny Diablo, Yakmob, Budmind and more at The Brooklyn Monarch(Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Flyer of The A7 “Back to the NYHC Roots” New York Hardcore Compilation Bash at The Kingsland(Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Banner of The NYHC RAMPAGE FEST2 at A7 (New York, NY)

Designed Flyer of music show of DEICIDE at The Brooklyn Monarch(Brooklyn, NY)

2020

Made Artwork of CD album jacket for Johnny Butler “Thirteen Dances” (Grammy-award winning saxophonist)

Made Artwork of T shirt for Bastard Noise

Made Artwork of sweater for GxBxT x Shark dog(The original Dogtown Skates member)

Designed Flyer of MURO FEST Independent online festival(Online)

Made Artwork for EL PUENTE YOKOHAMA BENEFIT COMPILATION ALBUM VOL.3(Kanagawa, Japan)

Made Artwork of CD album for DIEJA(New York, NY)

Made Artwork of skate deck for Rocky and the Sweden sold by Skull Skates

Made Artwork of Cassette album for DIEJA(New York, NY)

Made Artwork of CD album cover for FLOATERS(Japan)

Made Artwork of T shirt for Bosco mujo(Brooklyn, NY)

Made Artwork of 7 inch record album for Skamdust “Catch the fire”(New York, NY)

Designed Flyer of Benefit show for David Campbell at the congregation(Brooklyn, NY)

2019

Designed Flyer of M.O.D classic and Skarhead show at The Kingsland(Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Flyer of music show at Lucky 13 Saloon(Brooklyn, NY)

Made Artwork of T shirt and CD album for Vomit Fist (New York, NY)

Made Artwork of record album for Rocky and the Sweden “City Baby Attacked By Buds”(Japan)

Designed T shirt for Skam Dust (http://www.skamdust.com/)

Painted flag for Latino Punk Fest at Brooklyn Bazaar(Brooklyn, NY)

Made Artwork of T shirt for Alouth (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Flyer of ExR last show at The Kingsland(Brooklyn, NY)

Designed T shirt of “Rockaway Beach Jello Wrestlers” (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Made Artwork of “Rock! Away! Music Festival 3” (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Designed CD album cover for Bosco Mujo (New York, NY)

Designed Flyer of Punk Island Basement Dwellers Stage at Randal’s Island (New York, NY)

Designed Flyer of Music show at Lucky 13 Saloon(Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Flyer of VARUKERS at Brooklyn Bazaar(Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Flyer of disassociate at Gold Sounds(Brooklyn, NY)

Designed record album cover for Doctor Nerve – Cuneiform Records (New York, NY)

2018

Designed T Shirt for Escasos Recursos (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed poster and T shirt for “Metal Punk Death Fest 3” at Saint Vitus Bar (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Poster and T-shirt for the show “SYSTEMATIC DEATH and BASTARD NOISE” at Saint Vitus Bar (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Poster and T shirt for “Latinx Punk Fest 2018” at Brooklyn Bazaar (Brooklyn, NY)

Made Artwork for CD jacket for Bosco Mujo Palace (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Flyer for the show at AB Studios (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Designed Logo, Flyer and T-shirt of “Rock! Away! Music Festival” (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Designed T shirt of “Rockaway Beach Jello Wrestlers” (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Designed T shirt of “Devilman” officially corroborate with Dynamic Planning and Go Nagai (Tokyo, Japan)

Designed package of “Hakaba no Hakamori” Toy Doll by Gallery of Hakaba (Tokyo, Japan)

Designed Flyer for the show at Brooklyn Bazaar (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed a Logo of SANGRÄD (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed the Poster of Fuck It One More Fest 2018 at The Gateway (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed a Logo for AB Studios (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Painted Sign at AB Studios (Rockaway Beach, NY)

2017

Designed cover art of cassette for “Olor A Muerte” (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed flyer for the show “GLITTER BOMB BALL III NYE 2018” at The Gateway (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed flyer for the show “The Gateway Holiday Party” at The Gateway (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed Flyer for the Show “One Struggle Stick Together” at The Silent Barn (Brooklyn, NY)

Made Artwork of CD album cover for FLOATERS(Japan)

Designed T Shirt for “Metal Punk Death Fest 2” at Saint Vitus Bar, Brooklyn Bazaar and Bar Matchless (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed flyer for the Show at Saint Vitus Bar (Brooklyn, NY)

Designed flyer for the Show at AB Studios (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Designed T Shirt for Rock! Away! Music Festival (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Painted Cover art for BASTARD NOISE “Study of Space and Sorrow” (CA)

Designed Flyer for the Show at Shakers Pub (Oakdale, NY)

Designed flyer for the Show at AB Studios (Rockaway Beach, NY)

2016

Designed T Shirt for Rock! Away! Music Festival (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Designed flyer for INFEST Japan tour (Valencia, CA)

Designed flyer for NOOTHGRUSH Japan tour (Oakland, CA)

Designed T Shirt and Flyer for AC x DC Asia Tour (Los Angeles, CA)

Designed T Shirt for Cripple Bastards Japan Tour (Asti, Italy)

2015

Made Artwork for CD jacket for BECAUSE THEY KNOW (Japan)

Made Artwork for the brochure of “Hero Power”, a professional wrestling match in Japan.

Made Artwork for official T-shirt of “Dragomania 2015”, the professional wrestling cup in Mexico (Mexico)

Made Artwork for CD jacket for War Machine (Japan)

Made Artwork for CD jacket for MMC great (Japan)

2014

Made Artwork for CD jacket for DJ Shark (Japan)

2013

Made Artwork for CD jacket for The Floor Uppers (Japan)

2003

Made Artwork for T-shirt of “Human Slug” (Japan)

Live painting preformance

2021

Live Painting Performance at Murphy’s Law New Years Eve show at The Kingsland(Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting Performance at The NYHC RAMPAGE FEST 2 at A7 (New York, NY)

Live Painting Performance at BLACK + BLUE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: MAD BALL – Murphy’s Law – Bloodclot – The Capturers at Tompkins Square Park (New York, NY)

2019

Live Painting Performance at Skull Fest 11 (Pittsburgh, PA)

Live Painting Performance at show of VARUKERS at Brooklyn Bazaar(Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting Performance at Lucky 13 Saloon(Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting Performance at The Nest Brooklyn(Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting Performance at Rock! Away! Music Fest 3 (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Live Painting Performance at Punk Island 2019 at Randall’s Island (New York, NY)

Live Painting Performance at The Nest Brooklyn(Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting Performance at Maryland Deathfest 2019 (Baltimore, MD)

Live Painting Performance at Damaged City 2019 (Washington D.C.)

Live Painting Performance at art expo NEW YORK at Pier 90 at the booth 416, Ceser Lora Fine Arts(New York, NY)

Live Painting Performance at solo exhibition VIOLENT ART show at 3rd Ethos Gallery(Brooklyn, NY)

2018

Live Painting Performance at Lucky 13 Saloon (Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting Performance at Rockaway Beach Broadcasting Company Radio (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Group Live Painting Performance at 3RD Ethos Gallery, sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery (Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting Performance at 3RD Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting performance at Rock! Away! Music Festival at AB Studios (Rockaway Beach, NY)

2017

Live Painting Performance at Masato Okano Art Extravaganza” at Bar Matchless (Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting Performance at “Metal Punk Death Fest 2” at Saint Vitus Bar (Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting performance at Rock! Away! Music Festival at Riis Park (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Live Mural Painting performance at “Rock of July” at Sunnyvale (Brooklyn, NY)

Live Painting performance at “Damaged City 2017” at St. Stephen’s Church (Washington, DC)

2016

Live Mural Painting performance at AB Studios (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Live Painting performance at Japan Fest at 4W43 (New York, NY)

Live Painting performance at Morgan Avenue (Brooklyn, NY)

Live music preformance as a singer of DIEJA

2022

Live Music Performance at music show at Trans Pecos(Brooklyn, NY)

Live Music Performance at music show at Sovereign(Brooklyn, NY)

Live Music Performance at music show at Arrogant Swine(Brooklyn, NY)

Live Music Performance at music show at Saint Vitus Bar(Brooklyn, NY)

2021

Live Music Performance at music and skateboarding event at Pier 62(New York, NY)

Live Music Performance at music show at AB studios(Queens, NY)

2019

Live Music Performance at music show at Lucky 13 Saloon(Brooklyn, NY)

Media coverage

2019

Tattoo Magazine

The New Yorker

Tattoodo

Rolling Stone

2018

OPENLETR

Spectrum NEWS NY1

Static Multimedia

Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives

greenpointers.com

2017

Discogs

2016

Japan Culture NYC

Awards and Recognitions

2012

Seikou design award from the President of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly (Japan) /

Appreciation from Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

2009

Seikou design award from Ginsaidou corporation (Japan) /

Seikou design award from the President of the House of Councilors (Japan)

2007

Rookie of the Year at Seikou Competition(Japan) /

Seikou design award from Chouzai corporation (Japan)

Commissioned Works

2021

Commissioned to paint Mural at The Kingsland (Brooklyn, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at Arrogant Swine (Brooklyn, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at The Nest (Brooklyn, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at Rockaway Beach Studios(Queens, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at Vindicta Studio(Queens, NY)

2020

Commissioned to paint Mural at Brooklyn Monarch (Brooklyn, NY)

2019

Commissioned to paint Mural at Street Art Graffiti Project Located at The Mes Hall Studios (New York, NY)

2018

Commissioned to paint Mural at Lucky 13 Saloon (Brooklyn, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural for the show of Pepper at Epstein’s Beach (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural for the show of Murphy’s Law at Epstein’s Beach (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at 3rd Ethos Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at The Bridgeport Art Tower (Bridgeport, CT)

Commissioned to paint Mural at The Gateway (Brooklyn, NY)

2017

Commissioned to paint Mural at Bar Matchless (Brooklyn, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at Sunnyvale (Brooklyn, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at Lolita Grand (Brooklyn, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at Rockaway Brewing Company New York (Rockaway Beach, NY)

Commissioned to paint Mural at The Twenty Bar (Brooklyn, NY)

2014

Commissioned to paint for NGO “Tears of the African Elephants

2013

Commissioned to paint for Umikaze Skate Park in Yokosuka city, Kanagawa prefecture

2010

Commissioned to paint religious painting at the Myoenji (Temple) located in Kagoshima Prefecture / Kagoshima City

2007

Commissioned to paint religious painting at the Gandenji (Temple) located in Kanagawa Prefecture / Zushi City

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