Honma Hideaki

BIO/CV

b. 1959 Hatano-cho, Sado-gun, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

In addition to practicing karate and tea ceremony, Honma balances his devotion to his family with a commitment to community, spending much of his time as an advocate of local culture. Recently he has re-dedicated himself to developing his distinctive style, separate from his well-known father.

His work is included in the collection of the Ruth and Sherman Lee Institute for Japanese Art.

 

Exhibitions & Accolades

1990, Admitted for the first time to Niigata Prefecture Arts Exhibition (thereafter admitted 4 times)

1990, Winner of Governors Award at Niigata Contemporary Craft Arts Exhibition (thereafter won 3 other awards: Niigata Newspaper Award,Niigata Mayor’s Award, and Niigata Chamber of Commerce Award)

1991, Admitted for the first time to Japan Contemporary Craft Arts Exhibition (thereafter admitted 10 times)

1992, Admitted for the first time to Nitten-Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (thereafter admitted 6 times)

1992, Winner of Encouragement Award at Niigata Prefecture Arts Exhibition

1993, Winner of Encouragement Award at Niigata Prefecture Arts Exhibition

1994, Winner of Contemporary Art Award at Japan Contemporary Craft Arts Exhibition

1996, Winner of Niigata Prefecture Art Award at Niigata Prefecture Arts Exhibition

2001, Arts of Pacific Asia, San Francisco

2001, International Asian Art Fair, New York

2001, Bamboo Fantasies, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2001, SOFA New York and SOFA Chicago

2002, The Next Generation, University of Arkansas, Little Rock

2002, Exhibited at Tigerman Himmel Gallery, Chicago

2002, International Asian Art Fair, New York

2002, SOFA New York and SOFA Chicago

2002, International Art & Design Fair, New York

2002, Arts of Pacific Asia, San Francisco

2003, SOFA New York

2003, Exhibited at Hali Fair, London

2003, Antiques Chicago

2003, International Asian Art Fair, New York

2003, Special Demonstration and Exhibition at SOFA Chicago

2003, Special Demonstration and Exhibition at International Asian Art Fair, New York

2003, International Asian Art Fair, New York

2003, Antiques Chicago

2003, SOFA Chicago

2003, Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art, the Richmond Visual Arts Center, Virginia

2004, San Francisco International Art Exhibition

2004, Palm Beach!, Florida

2004, International Asian Art Fair, New York

2004, SOFA New York

2004, International Art & Design Fair, New York

2004, SOFA Chicago

2006, International Asian Art Fair, New York

2006, Palm Beach!, Florida

2006, Art Miami, Florida

2006, Power & Delicacy: Master Works of Japanese Bamboo Art, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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 Boston Museum of Fine Arts

2007, The Next Generation Exhibition, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

2007, First solo exhibition in the U.S., TAI Gallery, SantaFe, New Mexico

2007, Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe

2007, Arts of Pacific Asia Show, San Francisco

2007, Palm Beach!, Florida

2008, SOFA New York

2008, New Bamboo: Contemporary Japanese Masters, The Japan Society,New York

2009, Palm Beach!, Florida

2009, Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection, The New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

2009, Many Shapes of Bamboo III, Oita Prefecture Art Museum, Japan

2009, SOFA New York

2009, SOFA West: Santa Fe, New Mexico

2009, Art Miami, Florida

2010, Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection, Museum of Art and Design, New York

2010, SOFA New York

2010, Art Chicago

2010, Dallas Art Fair

2010, SOFA West: Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010, Int’l. Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show, New York

2010, SOFA Chicago

2010, Art Miami

2011, Dallas Art Fair

2011, SOFA New York

2011, Art Chicago

2011, Art Antiques London

2011, SOFA West: Santa Fe, New Mexico

2011, Houston Art Fair

2011, Int’l. Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show, New York

2011, SOFA Chicago

2011, Many Shapes of Bamboo V, Oita Prefectural Art Museum,Japan

2012, SOFA New York

2012, Sado Contemporary show with student, Watanabe Chiaki, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe

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

2013, Birds in the Art of Japan, The Metropolitan Museum ofArt

2013, Tokyo Governor’s Prize, Japan Modern Craft Arts Exhibition

2014, Tokusen Prize, Japan Fine Arts Exhibition

2017, Masterpieces of Japanese Bamboo Art, TAI Modern at Joan B Mirviss LTD, New York, NY

 

Museum Collections

Art Institute of Chicago

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture, Hanford,California

 

Professional Associations

Member of the Contemporary Craft Artists Association

Head of the Niigata Contemporary Craft Artists Association

  • Masterpieces of Japanese Bamboo Art

  • The Next Generation

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

  • Honma Hideaki

  • Sado Contemporary: Sculpture by Honma Hideaki & Watanabe Chiaki