Mitsuko Nagone grew up in a small southern city in Japan. She moved to Tokyo and studied photography at the College of Tokyo Visual Arts. She then moved to New York City to continue her studies at LaGuardia Community College. She also graduated with a BA in Photography from Kyoto University of Art and Design. Her photographs appeared in magazines published worldwide.

Currently, Mitsuko resides in Tokyo, Japan, and works as a freelance photographer. She is available for photography assignments and commission. Photography remains her passion where she currently exhibits her personal work in area galleries.

AWARDS:
2012 Pris de la Photographie Paris (PX3), Bronze
2011 Photography Masters Cup, Nominees
2011 International Photography Awards, Honorable mention
2011 The President's Award of Kyoto University of Art and Design
EXHIBITIONS:
7/2015 PI Gallery (Nagoya, Japan), New Self, New to Self
4/2015 Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art (Nagoya, Japan), ARCH vol.14 / New Self, New to Self
10/2014 Tokyo Arts Gallery (Tokyo, Japan), New Self, New to Self
10/2014 Doozo Gallery (Roma, Italy), New Self, New to Self
1/2014 Hpgrp Gallery Tokyo (Tokyo, Japan), New Year with Good Photos Vol.2
12/2013 Tokyo Arts Gallery (Tokyo, Japan), First Collection
4/2013 Tantotempo Gallery (Kobe, Japan), New Self, New to Self
3/2013 B Gallery (Tokyo, Japan), New Self, New to Self
3/2013 H.P.France Windoow Gallery Marunouchi (Tokyo, Japan), New Self, New to Self
11/2012 Galerie Grand Siecle (Taipei, Taiwan), New Self, New to Self
3/2011 Nikon Salon bis (Tokyo, Japan), Graduate exhibition
11/2010 Le Dictateur Gallery (Milan, Italy), Unpublished magazine launch exhibition
7/2010 Bloom Gallery (Osaka, Japan)
9/2009 Getty Images Gallery (London, UK), The Art of Serendipity
3/2002 Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Graduate exhibition
PUBLICATIONS:
2015 SHA-GIRL, vol 23, 08-13pg (Japan)
2013 PHaT PHOTO, issue 5-6 (Japan)
2011 PHOTO+, vol 17, 66-75pg (Korea)
2011 HONK!, issue 2, 168-171pg (Germany)
2011 VISION, issue May (China)
FEATURED WORK:
Fraction Magazine Japan
Libération
iGNANT
FFFFOUND
The Import
Mint Magazine
NEWSPAPER REVIEWS:
5/2015 Chunichi Newspaper (Japan)
12/2012 United Daily News / Lianhebao newspaper (Taiwan)
1/2007 Chunichi Newspaper (Japan)
1/2007 Kisei Newspaper (Japan)
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION:
All photography and text of this website are copyrighted by Mitsuko Nagone. Please contact me for permission to use in any way.
If you are interested in my photography or have any question/request, please feel free to contact me at nagomitsu@gmail.com. Thank you!
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