BIO/CV

b. 1950, Kyoto, Japan

Education
  • Trained with his father, Higashi Takesonosai


Exhibitions + Accolades
  • 1970

    Admitted to Kyoto Art Exhibition

  • 1971

    Admitted to Kyoto Craft Art Exhibition

  • 1972

    Graduated from University of Shiga

  • 1973

    Began working for Kyoto City Government

  • 1998

    Winner of Shiga Prefecture Educational Committee Prize at 27th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Kinki Division

    Admitted to Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

  • 1999

    Admitted to 28th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Kinki Division

  • 2000

    Winner at 29th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Kinki Division

  • 2001

    International Asian Art Fair, New York, NY

  • 2002

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

    Exhibited at Tigerman Himmel Gallery, Chicago, IL

  • 2004

    Exhibited in the Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA

  • 2005

    Weavers of Wonder, the Naples Museum, FL

  • 2006

    Exhibited at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, MA

  • 2018

    Masterworks of Japanese Bamboo Art, TAI Modern at Jason Jacques Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2020

    Winter Shadows, TAI Modern, Santa Fe, NM

  • 2021

    Ten Thousand Flowers, TAI Modern, Santa Fe, NM


ARTIST STATEMENT
  • Japanese Bamboo Art at Santa Fe Art Week