BIO/CV

b. 1935, Oita, Japan

Education
  • 1952

    Apprenticed to Shono Shounsai


Exhibitions & Accolades
  • 1965

    Admitted to 1st Beppu New Art Exhibition

  • 1967

    Admitted to 3rd Beppu New Art Exhibition

  • 1968

    Received the Special Choice Award at 4th Beppu New Art Exhibition

  • 1969

    Received the Special Choice Award at 5th Beppu New Art Exhibition

  • 1970

    Became an instructor for Beppu Arts and Craft Institute

  • 1973

    Admitted to 20th Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition for the first time

  • 1975

    Admitted to 22nd Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

  • 1979

    Admitted to 1st Traditional Craft Arts: Wood and Bamboo Exhibition

  • 2012

    Legacy of Inspiration: Shono Shounsai and His Students, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

  • 2013

    Oita’s Art Movement, In Partnership with the Oita Prefectural Government, a Museum-quality Show, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

  • 2014

    Group show, Japanese American Cultural Community Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2017

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


ARTIST STATEMENT
  • Masterpieces of Japanese Bamboo Art

  • Legacy of Inspiration: Shono Shounsai and His Students

  • Oita’s Art Movement

  • Oita’s Art Moment