Profile

I create art jewelry and baskets by weaving with fibers.
I have been interested in basketry when I saw the exhibition "Weaving the World, Contemporary Art of Linear Construction"at Yokohama Museum of Art.

1977
Born in Hyogo, Japan
1999
BA in Drama course, Literature Dept.,from Waseda University
2006
BA in Textile course, Art dept.,from Kyoto University of Art and Design
Studied abroad in Torrance, CA, USA
2007
Weaving Assistant at Kyoto University of Art and Design
2008
Learned basketry of Raffia fiber at Kawashima Textile School
Learned basketry of Vine and Rattan
2010
Lectured on Jewelry of Raffia at Osaka Fashion Design College
2013
MA from Osaka University of Art,Textile
2012〜2016
Instructor of Kyoto University of Art and Design,Fashion Design Course
2015〜2018
Part-time lecturer of Kyoto institute of Design
2018
Part-time lecturer of Kyoto University of Art and Design,Correspondence Course,Textiles Course

Exhibitions

solo exhibition
2016  Basketry & Jewelry (GalleryGallery EX, Kyoto,Japan)
2015  Weaving the Sea (Gallery NEKOGAMEYA,Osaka,Japan)
2011  shikon(Gallery Geodesiique, Tokyo,Japan)
2010  raffia no Uzumaki(Gallery Maronie, Kyoto,Japan)
2009  raffia baskets & Jewelry(Gallrey Shop Si, Hyogo,Japan)

group exhibition/competition
2018
Jewelry of Ceramic and Fiber with Yoko Okuno(Gallery Nishikawa, Kyoto,Japan)
Textile art: Miniature Exhibition 5(Sangmyung univ.Art & Design Center Gallery Seoul,Korea. Fukuoka Asian Art Museum,Fukuoka,Japan)
TINY TREASURE EXHIBITION 5(GallerySpace PAUSE,Tokyo,Japan)

2017
AYANASU Small Works-Takujyou Hukei-(The Museum of Arts & Crafts.ITAMI, Hyogo,Japan)
2017 KOGEI World Competition in Kanazawa(21 Century of Contemporary Art,Kanazawa,Japan)
22th AYANASU JYUNININ NO SHITURAI(Rakukuukann Gion Konishi,Kyoto,Jaopan)
55th Prefectural Exhibition(HARADANOMORI Gallery,Hyogo,Japan)
The 30th Basketry Exhibition(YAMAWAKI Gallery,Japan)
Textile art: Miniature Exhibition 5(Gallery 5610,Japan)

2016
20th AYANASU weaving and dyeing elegance Exhibition (The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto,Japan)
TUKERU HAZUMU CONTEMPORARY ART JEWELRY(gallery tougendo, Sendai,Japan)
54th Prefectural Exhibition(Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art,Hyogo,Japan)
The 29th Basketry Exhibition(Nagoya University of arts,YAMAWAKI Gallery,Japan)
World of Threads Festival(Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre, Oakville, Canada)

2015
The 54th Japan Crafts Exhibition(Tokyo Midtown Design, Tokyo,Japan)
Art Marche 2015(Galley Huurin,Hyogo,Japan)
The 7th International Exhibition Mini Textile Art(Kherson,Ukraine)
Textile art: Miniature Exhibition 4-Hyakkahyakuyu
(Gallery 5610,Japan, 21 Century of Contemporary Art,Kanazawa)
The 28th Basketry Exhibition(YAMAWAKI Gallery, Tokyo,Japan)
Craft Competition in Takaoka(Yamato Takaoka,GEIBUN gallery,Takaoka,Japan)

2014
The 27th Basketry Exhibition(YAMAWAKI Gallery, Tokyo,Japan)

2013
Textile art: Miniature Exhibition 3-Hyakkahyakusui,
(The Museum of arts & Crafts ITAMI, Gallery 5610,Japan)
Selection Show2013(gallery C.A.J., The museum of Kyoto,Japan)
The 26th Basketry Exhibition(YAMAWAKI Gallery, Tokyo,Japan)

2012
The 13th AYANASU Exhibition(Gallery Senbikiya, Tokyo,Japan)
Costume & Artwork 2012 exhibition(Gallery 89, Osaka,Japan)
MUGEN no MORI(Experiment Dome, Osaka University of Arts, Osaka,Japan)
The 25th Basketry Exhibition(YAMAWAKI Gallery, Tokyo,Japan)
The 4th Netsuke Competition(Hotarumachi Campus Gallery, Osaka,Japan)
Agora 2012 Miniartextil Como(Como,Italy)
The 7th Natural Dyeing Biennale in Aichi(Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Okazaki,Japan)

2011
The 24th Basketry Exhibition(The Museum of Arts & Crafts.ITAMI, Hyogo,Japan)
Two-persons exhibition(Gallery Huurin,Hyogo,Japan)
The 7th Cheongju International Craft Biennale(Cheongju,Korea)
Two-persons exhibition(JR Osaka MitsukoshiIsetan, Osaka,Japan)
ITAMI International Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition(The Museum of Arts & Crafts.ITAMI,Hyogo,Japan)

2010
The 49th Japan Crafts Exhibition(Marunouchi Building, Tokyo,Japan)
The 26th Japan Jewellry Art Competition(The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo,Japan)
"KYOSEI NO HIROBA" poster presentation of clothes and baskets with raffia
(Museum Of Nature And Human Activities, Hyogo,Japan)
Art Box 2010(Gallery View, Hyogo,Japan)
"NO-REN Exhibition"The Textile Design Association Of Japan,(Oumi Trader Estate,Shiga,Japan)
Group exhibition(Gallery AB-OVO, Tokyo,Japan)

2009
Kawashima Shuttle Club Exhibition(Kyoto Municipal Museum Of Art)
Kawashima Shuttle Club Final Exhibition(KIRRATTO Plaza, Kyoto,Japan)

2008
From Imagination To Shape(Gallery Renaissance Square,Hyogo,Japan)

2007
Four Artists Contemporary Art(Gallery Lolo, Hyogo,Japan)
Miniature Exhibition For Charity(Gallery Renaissance Square, Hyogo,Japan) '07-12 '14,15

award
2016 Prefectural Exhibition(Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art,Hyogo,Japan)
    Ito cultural foundation award
2012 The 4th Netsuke Competition
    (Hotarumachi Campus Gallery, Osaka,Japan) award for excellence
2010 La Primavera Prize by Kyoto University of Art (New york,U.S.A)


workshop
2017 「raffia brooch」(The Museum of Arts& Crafts.ITAMI,Hyogo,Japan)
    「raffia Accessary」(Kurashiki City Colledge,Okayama,Japan)
「Basketry-Coiled basket」
   (Kyoto University of Art and Design,Textiles Course,Kyoto,Japan)
2015 「Spiral Brooch」(Gallery NEKOGAMEYA)
2015 spring art lectures「raffia brooch/felt shawl」(renaissance・square)