BIO/CV

b. 1969, Kofu City, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan

 

Education

1993, Graduated Tohoku Fukushi University in Social Welfare, worked for the Red Cross Hospital for 14 years

2007, Resigned his job to become a bamboo artist

2008, Moved to Sado Island and attended the SADO School with bamboo art major

2010, Graduated from SADO School, and became a student of Honma Hideaki’s

 

Exhibitions & Accolades

2009, Admitted to the 64th Niigata Prefectural Art Exhibition on his first attempt

2009, Admitted to the 6th Sado City Art Exhibition for the first time

2010, Admitted to the 65th Niigata Prefectural Art Exhibition

2011, Winner of the Governor’s Prize at the 48th Modern Craft Art Exhibition, Niigata

2011, Winner of the Encouragement Prize at the 7th Sado City Art Exhibition

2011, Winner of the Best Young Artist Prize at the 15th National Bamboo Art Competition

2012, Admitted to the 50th Japan Modern Craft Art Exhibition for the first time

2012, Admitted to the 66th Niigata Prefectural Art Exhibition

2012, Admitted to the 8th Sado City Art Exhibition

2012, Winner of the Encouragement Prize at the 49th Modern Craft Art Exhibition, Niigata

2012, Winner of the Governor of Tochigi Prize at the 16th National Bamboo Art Competition

2012, SOFA New York

2012, SADO Contemporary, show with Honma Hideaki, his teacher, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe

2012, Int’l. Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show, New York

  • Sado Contemporary: Sculpture by Honma Hideaki & Watanabe Chiaki