Koide Bunsei

BIO/CV

b. 1960, Nagano, Japan

Education
  • 1977

    Graduated from Oita Prefecture Beppu Advanced Occupational School Department of Bamboo Craft Art
    Apprenticed to Honan Shoutaro


Exhibitions & Accolades
  • 1980

    Admitted to 33rd Nagano Art Exhibition for the first time

  • 1981

    Received “Central Agriculture Association Award”at34th Nagano Art Exhibition
    Admitted to 1st Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition (thereafter 23 times)

  • 1983

    Admitted to 36th Nagano Art Exhibition

  • 1987

    Admitted to 27th Japan Traditional Craft Art Exhibition for the first time (thereafter 16 times)

  • 1988

    Received “Achievement Award” at 28th Japan Traditional Craft Art Exhibition

  • 1989

    Received “Craft Chairman’s Award” at 9th Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition
    Admitted to 36th Nitten (Japan Fine Arts Exhibition) for the first time (thereafter 3 times)

  • 1990

    Received “Ueda Mayor Award” at 10th Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition
    Admitted to 30th Japan Traditional Craft Art Exhibition

  • 1992

    Received “Shinano Mainichi Newspaper Company Award” at 12th Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition

  • 1993

    Received “Achievement Award” at 33rd Japan Traditional Craft Art Exhibition

  • 1994

    Received “Craft Chairman’s Award” at 14th Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition

  • 1995

    Received “Anniversary Award” at 15th Anniversary of Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition

  • 1997

    Received “Japan Traditional Craft Art Western Division Award” at 37th Japan Traditional Craft Art Exhibition

  • 1998

    Received “Mayor Award” at 18th Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition

  • 1999

    Received “Nagano Board of Education Award” at 19th Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition

  • 2000

    Received “Craft Chairperson’s Award” at 20th Anniversary of Nagano Arts and Craft Exhibition

  • 2002

    Received “Asahi Newspaper Company Award” at 42nd Japan Traditional Arts and Craft Exhibition


ARTIST STATEMENT