About ME

Born in Hiroshima.
Recieved 'Seiichi Suzuki Award' at the 16th annual "The Choice Awards".
Works include picture books "Sora Ga Takakatta Koro"(meaning "when the sky was high"), collaborations with Mitsuyo Kakuta "Presents" and "Nakushita Mono Tachi no Kuni"(meaning "Country of Forgotten Things").
She has designed over 300 books, and is active in many media such as illustrations for various advertisements, magazines, fashion lines, presenting works for museum shops in Roppongi Hills and Shanghai Hills to name a few.
Taiko is popular overseas as an artist to represent Asia.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018

in the forest (Roppongi hills A/D Gallery, Tokyo)

2017

VIVA! Hiroshima (Oriental Design Gallery, Hiroshima)

2016

Fuku-uma Fuku-tori (Gallery Speak For, Tokyo)

2015

ETERNAL HAPPINESS (Haden books, Tokyo)

2012

Books love illustration (Daikanyama T-SITE, Tokyo)

Taiko Matsuo Layered (Oriental Design Gallery, Tokyo)

2011

Layered (POLA MUSEUM ANNEX, Tokyo)

2010

My life with a DOG (Gallery Speak For, Tokyo)

2008

Parallel World (Gallery Speak For, Tokyo)

2006

Be Happy Xmas (Shibuya PARCO LOGOS Gallery, Tokyo)

Kunpu (Idaten Gallery, Tokyo)

2004

Furimuku (Space Yui, Tokyo)

2003

I love her I love him (Shibuya Bunkamura LOGOS Gallery, Tokyo)

2001

Holiay (Space Yui, Tokyo)

1998

SCENERY (Gallery ROCKET, Tokyo) 

Book List

LayerdPARCO

Sora Ga Takakatta Koro (Popura-sha)

Ekoyomi (Think the Earth Project)

Kojiki Yuru Kamisama 100 Zukan (Kodan-sha)

Ise De Shiawase Hiraki (Shogakukan)

Izumo De Shiawase Musubi (Shogakukan)