Tanioka Shigeo

BIO/CV

b. 1949, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

 

Education

1974, Apprenticed to Tanabe Chikuunsai II

 

Exhibitions & Accolades

1984, Became independent

1987, Admittedto Japan Craft Exhibition for the first time

1990, Winner of Silver Award at Itami Craft Arts Exhibition

1991, Admitted to 38th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

1992, Winner of City Council Award at 46th Sakai City Art Exhibition

1994, Winner of Special Award at Wood and Lacquer Craft Arts Exhibition

1994, Beyond The Millennium Craft Exhibition

1996, Admitted to Tea Ceremony Art Competition

1997, Winner of Grand Prize at Osaka Prefecture Craft Arts Exhibition

1998, Winner of Achievement Award at Asahi Contemporary Craft Arts Exhibition

1998, Winner of Minister of Education, Science and Culture Prize at 8th Japanese Traditional Craft Arts Wood and Bamboo Exhibition

1998, SOFA Chicago

1999, Winner of Mid-Western Division Award at 28th Mid-Western Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

1999, Bamboo Masterworks, Asia Society, NewYork

1999, The International Asian Art Fair, New York

1999, SOFA New York

1999, SOFA Chicago

1999, The International 20th Century Art Fair, New York

2000, Became judge at 29th Mid-Western Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

2000, Bamboo Masterworks, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

2000, The International Asian Art Fair, New York

2000, SOFA New York

2000, SOFA Chicago

2000, The International 20th Century Art Fair, New York

2001, Winner of Chairman’s Award at Osaka Craft Arts Exhibition

2001, Winner of Chairman’s Award at Japan Craft Art Exhibition

2001, Best Bamboo Baskets: The Cotsen Collection Long House Reserve, East Hampton, New York

2001, The International Asian Art Fair, New York

2001, SOFA Chicago

2001, Bamboo Masterworks, Honolulu Academy of Art

2002, The Next Generation, University of Arkansas

2002, The International Art & Design Fair, New York

2002, The International Asian Art Fair, NewYork

2002, SOFA Chicago

2002, Exhibited at Tigerman Himmel Gallery, Chicago

2003, SOFA New York

2003, Antiques Chicago

2004, The International Asian Art Fair, New York

2004, Winner of Cotsen Bamboo Prize 2004

2005, Weavers of Wonder Show at the Naples Museum, Naples, Florida

2006, The International Asian Art Fair, New York City

2006, Power & Delicacy: Master Works ofJapanese Bamboo Art, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe

2006, Hin: The Quiet Beauty of Japanese Art, Grinnell College, Iowa

2006, Hin: The Quiet Beauty of Japanese Art, Chicago Cultural Center

2006, Exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2011, Many Shapes of Bamboo V, Oita Prefecture Museum, Japan

 

Museum Collections

Ruth and Sherman Lee Institute for Japanese Art, Hanford, CA

Sakai City Museum, Japan

Craft Arts Hall, Shiga, Japan

Member of Sakai Art Association

Member of Osaka Craft Art Association

Full Member ofJapan Traditional Craft Arts Association

  • Tanioka Shigeo & Tanioka Aiko

  • Japanese Bamboo and the World Expo: A Century of Discovery