Fujitsuka Shosei Bio/CV


F u j i t s u k a S h o s e i | C V

b. 1949, Hokkaido, Japan

E d u c a t i o n

1972 Apprenticed to Baba Shodo

E x h i b i t i o n s + A c c o l a d e s

1973, Admitted to Kanagawa Prefecture Art Exhibition

1974, Moved to Oiso, Kanagawa and became independent

1978, Admitted to The Modern Craft Arts Exhibition

1984, Admitted to The Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

1985, Admitted to The Japan Traditional Craft Arts Wood and Bamboo Exhibition

1985, Appeared on the TVK Television show, Visiting Artists

1990, Appeared on the CNN Television show, Japan This Week

1991, Admitted to The Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

1992, Winner, The Encouragement Award, The Japan TraditionalCraft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

1992, Solo exhibition, Hiratsuka Gallery, Hiratsuka, Japan

1993, Received the Superior Prize at The Japan TraditionalCraft Arts Exhibition

1993, Appeared on the NHK Television show, Sunday ArtGallery

1993, Became a full member of The Japan Traditional CraftArts Association

1993, Solo exhibition, Hiratsuka Gallery, Hiratsuka, Japan

1994, Received The Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Award

1994, Solo exhibition, Shishiza Gallery, Japan

1995, Received The Kanagawa Newspaper Award at The Kanagawa Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

1995, Solo exhibition, Hiratsuka Gallery, Hiratsuka, Japan

1996, Group exhibition, Ginza Wako, Tokyo, Japan

1996, The Contemporary Japanese Craft Arts Traveling Exhibition

1996, Solo exhibition, Umeya, Japan

1998, Group exhibition, Ginza Wako, Tokyo, Japan

1998, Group exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, Japan

1998, Group exhibition, Bamboo Craft Arts, 13th Asia Memorial Convention, Thailand

1999, Solo exhibition, Ginza Wako, Tokyo, Japan

1999, 100 Meilleures Objects d'art Contemporains au Japon, Mitsukoshi Etoile, Paris, France

1999, Group exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, Japan

2000, Bamboo Fantasies, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe

2000, The Next Generation, University of Arkansas, Little Rock

2003, The Classic Japanese Basket, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe

2003, Group exhibition, The Hand Workshop Art Center,Richmond, Virginia

2004, Two-person exhibition, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe

2004, Weavers of Wonder, Naples Museum of Art, Florida

2004, Invitational Show, Tanabata Ten, Hiratsuka City Museum, Kanagawa, Japan

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

2006, Hin: The Quiet Beauty of Japanese Art, Grinnell College, Iowa

2006, Hin: The Quiet Beauty of Japanese Art, Chicago Cultural Center, Illinois

2006, Invitational Show, Take no Zo, Nakatomi Museum of Contemporary Craft, Fukui, Japan

2007, Group exhibition, Beyond Basketry: Japanese Bamboo Art, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts

2008, Three-person exhibition, A Sensei and His Students,TAI Gallery, Santa Fe

2008, Group Exhibition, New Bamboo: Contemporary Japanese Masters, Japan Society, New York

2009, Received Encouragement Award from the Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

2009, Group Exhibition, Many Shapes of Bamboo III, Oita Prefectural Art Museum, Japan

2011, Tokyo Governor's Prize, 58th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

2012, Awarded the “Purple Ribbon” by the Japanese Congress for lifetime achievement in the arts, presented by the Emperor of Japan

2013, Group Exhibition, Fired Earth, Woven Bamboo, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts

2014, Solo Exhibition, Cosmos, TAI Modern, Santa Fe

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

M u s e u m C o l l e c t i o n s

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs

Japan Foundation, New York