1994 Graduated from the Department of Photography, College of Art, Nihon University
1995 Took a graduate course in Film/Image Art, Nihon University
1996 Participated in the fourth artist-in-residence program in Hinode-cho,Tokyo
1998 Stayed in New York on a fellowship from Asian Cultural Council
1999 Stayed in Amsterdam as a guest artist at Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunstverein (1999/2000)
2005 Stayed in Germany and East Africa on a fellowship from Pola Art Foundation

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2011 Light Reaching the Future, IZU PHOTO MUSEUM, Shizuoka (-2012)
2009 The Sun, D’Amelio Terras, New York
2007 Marabu—The Sun, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo
The Sun, Mongin Art Center, Seoul
2006 Color of the Planet, DAAD Gallery, Berlin
2005 I Dreamt of Flying, D’Amelio Terras, New York
2004 I Dreamt of Flying: Noguchi Rika, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Somebodies: Noguchi Rika, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
2003 Noguchi Rika, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Austria (-2004)
Rocket Hill, D’Amelio Terras, New York
2002 Catching Water, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo
2001 MIMOCA’S EYE VOL. 1: NOGUCHI RIKA a feeling of something happening, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
Did He Reach the Moon?, D’Amelio Terras, New York,
Noguchi Rika: Did He Reach the Moon?, Parco Gallery, Tokyo
1999 Noguchi Rika, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo
1998 Seeing Birds, Galerie Wohnmaschine, Berlin
1997 A Prime, P3 art and environment, Tokyo
Seeing Birds, Higashikawa Art Gallery, Hokkaido, Japan
1996 Record of Creation, Guardian Garden, Tokyo
1995 To Dive, Gallery Rafu, Saitama, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions
2012 Gelatin Silver Session 2012, AXIS Gallery, Tokyo
The Living Years, Walker Arr Center, Minneapolis, MN, U.S. A. -2015)
2011 Drift - an exploration of urban & suburban landscapes Sharjah Art Foundation (U. A.E.)
YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2011: OUR MAGIC HOUR—How Much of the World Can We Know? —, The Yokohama Museum of Art/NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK), Yokohama, Japan
Doumented, Doubted, and Imagined Realities Contemporary Photography from Japan and Taiwan, Yi&C. Contemporary Art, Taipei
VISIONS OF FUJI: A Portrait of the Japanese People as Seen Through Mt. Fuji, Izu Photo Museum, Shizuoka
Still and Sparkling, Gazelli Art House, London
2010 Negotiation—Today’s Documents 2010, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2009 Young Ladies, Old Chaps, and Some Thai Friends, Galleria SpazioA, Pistoia, Italy
The Light: MATSUMOTO Yoko/NOGUCHI Rika, The National Art Center, Tokyo
The Camera Show, Fotogalleriet, Oslo
2008 Asian Dub Photography, Fonddazione Cassa di RIsparmio di Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (2009)
55th Carnegie International: Life on Mars, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S. A. (2009)
2007 Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, U.S. A. (2008) /La Collection Jumex, Mexico City (2008)
Rising Sun, Sala Municipal de Exposiciones de San Benito, Valladolid, Spain/Caja San Fernando, Sevilla, Spain
Sharjah Biennial 8, Still Life: Art, Ecology & The Politics of Change, Sharjah Art Museum/Expocentre Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
The Door into Summer—The Age of Micropop, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
2006 Les Peinters de la vie Moderne—Donation—Collection Photographique de la Caisse des Dépôts, The Centre National d’art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris (2007)
DIC Special Exhibition 2006—COLOR OF 10, DIC Color Square, Tokyo
PHOTOESPAÑA 2006—Naturaleza: Experiencia, Museo San Roman, Toledo, Spain
2005 TAKEO PAPER SHOW 2005 (COLOR+S), Spiral Garden & Hall, Tokyo
Cruising Landscapes, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
2004 Commonscapes: Photography Today, Views of the Everyday, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
2003 Spread in Prato 2003, Dryphoto arte contemporanea, Prato, Italy
Time After Time: Asia and Our Moment, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
GOING 1992? 2002: Guardian Garden ‘3.3m2 Exhibition’, Guardian Garden, Tokyo
2002 Under Construction: New Dimensions of Asian Art, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery/The Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo (2003)
Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2003) /Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain (2003-2004)
Emotional Site, Shokuryo Building, Tokyo
New Cosmos of Photography by Canon, 10th Anniversary exhibition—Futuring Power, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Photography Today 2—(sa´it) site/sight, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Under Construction/Fantasia, East Modern Art Centre, Beijing
2001 The Standard, Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum (currently Benesse Art Site Naoshima), Kagawa, Japan
Facts of Life: Contemporary Japanese Art, Hayward Gallery, London
ficçào/fotografias e vídeos na coleçào da caisse des dépôts, Centro Cultural Banco do Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
2000 Japan Medium Light, Montevideo, Amsterdam
Sensitive, Printemps de Cahors, Lot, France
1999 Neuland, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
Private Room-: Photographs by a New Generation of Women in Japan, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
1998 GEL, D’Amelio Terras, New York
Kareidosukopu: 90 Nendai no Joseishashinkatachi (Kaleidoscope: Female Photographers in the 90’s), Shinjuku Park Tower, Tokyo
Tokyo Fashion Story, Parco Gallery, Tokyo
The Special Exhibition for the 10th Anniversary of the Guardian Garden, Gardian Garden, Tokyo
1997 Photography Tower, Higashikawa-cho Cultural Gallery, Hokkaido, Japan
The 5th New Cosmos of Photography by Canon, Gallery Raku, Kyoto
1996 The 5th New Cosmos of Photography by Canon, P3 and environment, Tokyo
For Your Vision, Morris Gallery, Tokyo
1995 The 1st Young Portfolio Exhibition, Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi, Japan
The 5th 3.3m2 Exhibition, Guardian Garden, Tokyo (1996)

Rika Noguchi
Geboren 1971 in Saitama, Japan,
Lebt und arbeitet in Berlin

Public Collection
Benesse Art Site Naoshima, Kagawa, Japan
Casa des Dépôts et Consignations, Paris
Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Deutsche Bank, Tokyo
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Izu Photo Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi, Japan
Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
Mongin Art Center, Seoul
Sharjah Art Museum, United Arab Emirates
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan