Tanaka Kyokusho Bio/CV

T a n a k a K y o k u s h o | CV
B. 1947 Tokyo, Japan

E d u c a t i o n

 

1972, Graduated from Waseda University

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

1976, Graduated from Oita Prefecture AdvancedTechnology Training Center for Bamboo Studies

1979, Admitted to 19th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division for the first time (thereafter every year)

1979, Admitted to 27th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition for the first time (thereafter many times)

1984, Winner of Tokyo Educational Committee Award at 24th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

1984, Judge at 25th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

1988, Judge at 28th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

1989, Winner of Mitsukoshi Department Store Award at 29th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

1989, Solo Exhibition at MOA Gallery, Nagoya

1989, Winner of Tokyo Educational Committee Award at 4th Japan Traditional Craft Arts, Wood and Bamboo Exhibition

1989, Winner of Japan Craft Arts Association Chairman’s Award at 37th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

1989, Appeared on NHK Broadcasting program “Sunday Art Museum”

1992, Served as judge at 5th JapanTraditional Craft Arts, Wood and Bamboo Exhibition

1994, Winner of Japan Craft Art Association Award at 6th Japan Traditional Craft Arts,Wood and Bamboo Exhibition

1996, Served as judge at 36th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

1997, Served as judge at 38th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

1997, Served as judge at 8th Japan Traditional Craft Arts, Wood and Bamboo Exhibition

1997, Served as judge at 45th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition

1997, Solo Exhibition at Yu Gallery, Akasaka, Tokyo (thereafter two times)

2002, “TheNext Generation”, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

2002, InternationalArt & Design Fair, New York, NY

2002, InternationalAsian Art Fair, New York, NY

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

2003, SOFA New York, New York,NY

2003, Antiques Chicago,Chicago, IL

2003, International Asian Art Fair, New York, NY

2003, International Art & Design Fair, New York, NY

2003, SOFA Chicago

2004,Winner of Prince Takamatsu Award at 51st Japan Traditional CraftArts Exhibition, the winning piece purchased by the Agency of Imperial Household

202         2004, The International Asian Art Fair, New York, NY

300         2004, Antiques Chicago, Chicago, IL

2004, Exhibited in the Hand Workshop Art Center,Richmond, VA

2005, Served as judge at 45th JapanTraditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Eastern Division

2005, Two-Person Showat TAI Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2005, The International Art & Design Fair,New York, NY

2005, SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL

2005, Weavers of Wonder, Naples Museum, Naples,FL

2006, Asian Art Fair, New York, NY

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

2006, Hin: TheQuiet Beauty of Japanese Art,Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2007,Arts of Pacific Asia, San Francisco,CA

2007,Palm Beach! , Palm Beach, FL

2007, International Asian Art Fair, New York,NY

2008, Awarded the“Purple Ribbon” by the Japanese Congress for lifetime achievement in the arts.This award is presented by the emperor.

2008, Arts of Pacific Asia Show, San Francisco

2009, SOFA West: Santa Fe, NM

2010, SOFA West: Santa Fe, NM

2010, Int’l. Fine Art andAntique Dealers Show,New York, NY

2010, Art Miami, Miami, FL

2011, Int’l. Fine Art & AntiqueDealers Show,New York, NY

2011, SOFA Chicago, IL

2012, SOFA New York, NY

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

Imperial Household, Japan

PhiladelphiaMuseum of Art

Nasunogahara Museum, Japan