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Taiwanese Self-taught artist with a style toy creation and graffiti. Tony Shiau Nakanari was born 1979 in South Taiwan and from childhood began collecting and designing toys. It grew from one of Nakanari’s favorite hobbies to a career he wanted to pursue when he grew up. Nakanari distinct designer toys ar… Read More
Taiwanese Self-taught artist with a style toy creation and graffiti. Tony Shiau Nakanari was born 1979 in South Taiwan and from childhood began collecting and designing toys. It grew from one of Nakanari’s favorite hobbies to a career he wanted to pursue when he grew up. Nakanari distinct designer toys are infused with oriental style and a colorful mixture of innocence and cute characters. “The Misfits of Nakanari was the very first toy line I came up with. I used two different characters to show contrast, just like good vs. evil.” n 2004, B.B.birdyprmier toy designer and first to launch Taiwanese designer toys, picked up Nakanari’s “Misfits of Nakanri” design for his Funny Club series. That year Nakanari also began working on the Funny Club Show. “As show director for the 2004 Funny Club Show,Nakanari has exhibited with other well knows artists like Emmy award winning "Teacher’s Pet" creator Gary Baseman, Tim Biskup, graffiti legend "Seen", Cameron Tiede, popular toy designer MAD, sket one, Frank Koizk, Jada toy crew, x-concpet designer chito and Mattel’s Hot Wheel head designer MIQ WILLMOTT.
Nakanari’s work has been exhibited and collected around the world. Read Less
SubCultures Art Exhibit" Mark K. Wheeler gallery Fort Lauderdale, Florida 2/27 2004."San Diego Comic Con" 2004"ToyFair NYC 2005
"sneaker pimps" world tour 2005
"Secret Toychest exhibiton" Gallery Nucleus Alhambra CA 11/20/04-12/31/04.
The Florida Extravaganza "FX show" 1/27-29/2005.
"The Ninja Show" exhibiton Gall… Read More
SubCultures Art Exhibit" Mark K. Wheeler gallery Fort Lauderdale, Florida 2/27 2004."San Diego Comic Con" 2004"ToyFair NYC 2005
"sneaker pimps" world tour 2005
"Secret Toychest exhibiton" Gallery Nucleus Alhambra CA 11/20/04-12/31/04.
The Florida Extravaganza "FX show" 1/27-29/2005.
"The Ninja Show" exhibiton Gallery Nucleus Alhambra CA 01/22 2005.
"MUNKYLICIOUS" Munkyking L.A Chinatown 1/31 2005.
"Mega Con" Orlando FL 2005 2/25-27 2005.
"the funny club show" RotoFugi chicgao 3/4 2005.
"Vinyl Klash 2" cpop gallery detroit,MI 4/2-5/21 2005.
"Qeeology in Pasadena" CA 4/10 2005
"Pop vs. Soda group show" rocketWorld Gallery San Francisco 4/16 2005.
"MAD*L 2K5 SHOW" Oulous Repari Shop Gallery L.A Chinatown 4/9 2005.
"The funny club show" Munkyking L.A Chinatown 5/7 2005.
"Double Click" Nakanari and b.b birdy Solo Show Blackmarket Long Beach 5/14 2005.
"Cross over show" Gallery Nucleus Alhambra CA 6/4 2005.
"Double Click" Nakanari and b.b birdy Solo Show Blackmarket L.A CA 6/24 2005
"Cross over show"rotofugi chicago 7/8 2005
"CHOP SHOP @ San Diego Comic Con" 7/13 -7/17 2005
"The funny club show" Taiwan Taipei toy festival 2005 8/11-14 2005.
"Taipei toy festival 2005" Taipei, Taiwan 8/11-14 2005.
"DIY Qee EXPO" munkyking L.A Chinatown 9/3 - 10/3
"Design Your Own Podling Show" (10.27.05 - 11.31.05) @ Playlounge U.K
"Ghost In The Machine" Nakanari x Bloo Empire . Uberobot Winterpark FL 10/15 2005.
Unnatural History @ wootini 2-10-06

Nakanari Press info:

Wired Janurary 2005
Lee's Toy Review January 2005 NO.147
Lee's Toy Review 2005 NO.155
Taipei toy festival 2005 collection book
Vapors issue 27
rawk magazine issue 1
PlayTime VOl.issue 1
PlayTime VOl.issue 2
PlayTime VOl.issue 5
PlayTime VOl.issue 6
PlayTime VOl.issue 7
The Onion March 3-9 2005 VOL 41 issue 09
Toy Shop March 4, 2005
Toy Shop January 21,2005
Red EYE March 4,2005
Time Out Chicago Premiere Issue march 3-10,2005 issue No.1 2005
ABC 190north show
jade T.V TVB
G4 TV
Independent weekly 2.8.2006 Read Less
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