About me

Biography / CV

Photography: Jed Niezgoda

Seiko Hayase
1987, Japan

Born in Shiga, Japan. She is a Japanese artist based in Mallow, Co. Cork.
She works with Painting, Sculpture, Mixed media, Installation, Video work, she's trying to develop her artwork theme "World In-Between", not bound to specific materials. She lived in Marseille, France after she graduated from Nagoya University of Arts. In 2018 she moved to Cork, Ireland.

She is working in Sample Studio, also National Sculpture Factory for her project from May-September 2021.
She has been selected by CAHOOTS - The Space Between, Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre, Residency Programme 2021 and Solo exhibition at Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo, 2023.


  • Sample-Studios, Cork : June 10th 2020 ~
  • National Sculpture Factory, Cork : May - September 2021


︎April 2006 to March 2011
Nagoya University Of Arts - Oil Painting Bachelor

︎September 2011 to April 2012 :
National School of Fine Art in Dijon - Exchange student

︎April 2011 to March 2013 :
Nagoya University of Arts - Oil Painting Master


︎Cork Community Art Link - February 2020 ~


︎Upcoming shows
︎Solo exhibition at Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo
Sep - Oct 2023, Main gallery Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo *Rescheduled in 2025 

︎Selected shows
︎K-FEST 202122nd - 25th October 2021KILLORGLIN, CO KERRY, IRELAND

︎Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre - Cork County Council/Uillinn Artist in Residence Award
11 September - October 12 2021, Skibbereen Co. Cork

︎Annual Members' Exhibition
3rd September – 18th September 2021, Lavit Gallery, Cork

︎Cahoots - The Space Between Curated by Nicola Anthony 
December 18th 2020 - February 28th 2021
Sample-Studios TACTIC Visual Arts Programme

︎Sample-Studios winter's members show
December 12th 2020 — January 10th 2021

︎All In! - Catalyst Arts members exhibition
20th May – 12th June 2020, Online, Belfast

︎Annual Members' Exhibition
20th February – 7th March 2020, Lavit Gallery, Cork

︎Bachelor graduation exhibition
February 21th to 26th 2013, Nagoya Civic Gallery Yada

︎Graduation exhibition
March 8th to March 13th 2011, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Arts, Nagoya Japan


︎Visual Arts Bursary 2021 / Arts Council Ireland

︎The Radical Institute at Studios of Sanctuary Programme : Support for 15months from Sep.2021

︎Arts Council Professional Development Award : Support for 2021

︎Carlow Arts Festival - Wedge Funds Micro-bursary : Support for 2021

︎Arts Council Agility Award : Support for ‘Creepy Parade’

︎“Create and Fire Station Artists’ Stu- dios Remote Residency Award 2021” Shortlisted


︎Still of the night : Private collection


︎CAHOOTS - The Space Between Review by Jennifer Redmond
March-April 2021 / Visual Artists News sheet (VAN) by Visual Artists Ireland ︎


︎Sona-Zines - First edition, Cork ︎

March-April 2021 / Visual Artists News sheet (VAN) by Visual Artists Ireland