Aruta Soup [Artist,Graphic Designer]

これをきっかけに、かのBANKSYやShepard Faireyらがグラフィティを手がけることで知られる
明和電機の新しいファッションブランド「MEEWEE DINKEE」のグラフィックデザインを手がけ、
2013年「明和電機×Aruta Soup展」(Gallery ABYDOS)などを成功させる。
2014年6月には書苑新社より作品集“THIRD EYE”を出版。

Aruta Soup is Artist and Graphic designer based in Japan. From the age of Seventeen, he moved to UK to study at University of the Arts London and started as a freelance Graphic Designer to design CD sleeves, flyers, and T-shorts. In 2010, he had his first solo exhibition at the skateboard shop in Shoreditch, London.

The show was highly received in the area and invited to do mural painting at CARGO (Legendary known for graffiti by BANKSY and Shepard Fairey). Since then, he joined London’s greatest street art event "Street Fest” two year in a row, participated as a guest artist at London Film Con, and had done mural paintings at various locations, including a clothing shop, hair salon and club.

After came back to Japan in 2012, he moved to Tokyo and started to offer illustrations for an apparel brand. He also had exhibitions at H.P. FRANCE, Gallery ABYDOS (CANNABIS), TABLOID, and Gallery Trax.

In 2013, he participated a group exhibition "I Sing the Body Electric" with Keiji Ito and KYOTARO and Deki Yayoi; which celebrated the the 20th anniversary of Gallery Trax.

His current project is working as Graphic Designer of "MEEWEEDINKEE” , the fashion brand launched by artist unit “Maywa Denki”. They made a huge success with [Maywa Denki xAruta Soup exhibition] at H.P.FRANCE Gallery ABYDOS (CANNABIS) and the live performance at Laforet Harajuku “WALL".

2009 BA Illustration from camberwell college of arts in London.