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Japanese Style Painter
HIROSHI SUGIMOTO
PROFILE
Hiroshi Sugimoto
"The Old Pine Tree" drawing scenery
in MAYU-GURA
- Profile -
1951

Born in Tokyo

1971-75 Studied at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, B.A.
1975-77 Studied at the Postgraduate School of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, M.A.
1978 Painting apprentice under Toichi Kato
2001-

Instructor, Yokohama College of Art & Design

2002-

Chairman, NPO for Cultural Exchange Initiative ENZA

2004

Special Advisor for Cultural Exchange, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan

2013- Member. Japan Artists Association
- Solo Exhibitions -
1987 "Flowers" Zenta Gallery,Tokyo
1992 "Snow, Moon,Flowers" Gallery Mainichi,Tokyo Yubido Gallery,Tokyo
1993 Art Gallery,Isetan,Tokyo Kirakuya Gallery, Oume,Tokyo
1994 Gallery Mon, Higashi-Oume,Tokyo ('97,'00,'05)
1996 "Moon" Gallery Matsushita Gabo,Tokyo
1998 "Ink Drawing" Gallery Kozome Bijustu,Tokyo ('02)
2000 "Ink Drawing - Italy" Shibata Etuko Gallery,Tokyo Art Gallery Takashimaya ,Tachikawa
2003 "Ink Drawing" Shinjyuku Keio Plaza Hotel
"Ink Drawing - Nara Kyoto" Printemps Ginza ,Tokyo
2004 "Ink Drawing" Gallery Fukuhara. Ginza
"Ink Drawing" Art Gallery of Greater Victoria ,Canada
2006 Exhibition at Art Gallery in Takashimaya Department Store, Tachikawa
2008 Exhibition Celebrating Publication of “WORLD HERITAGE” at Art Box Gallery, Tokyo
2009 Exhibition at Art Gallery in Takashimaya Department Store, Yokohama
2009 Exhibition “Form of Water” at Art Gallery in Keio Plaza Hotel, Shinjuku
  Exhibition at Takashimaya Department Store, Yokohama
  Exhibition “Form of Water” at Keio Plaza Hotel, Shinjuku
2011 Exhibition “From Gojo, Nara” at Machiya-Kan, Gojo City and Gallery Asuka, Nara City in Nara Pref.)
2012 Exhibition “The Ark of Time” at Keio Plaza Hotel, Shinjuku
2013 Exhibition “The Ark of Time: from Gojo, Nara” (Gallery Kangei-Kan, Tokyo)
- Group and Open Exhibitions -
1978 Nisshun-ten Exhibition, Tokyo
1980-86 Sobikai-ten Exhibition, Tokyo Central Museum,Tokyo
1981 Received Sumitomo Prize,Miniature Grand Prize Exhibition, Tokyo
1983-86 Nitten(the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition),Tokyo
1986-88 Kojinsha-ten Exhibition, Tokyo Central Museum, Tokyo
1990 "Junsaikai" Art Gallery, Sogo, Yokohama
1991 "Harmony and Ring" Art Gallery, Takashimaya, Yokohama
1993 "Contemporary Paintings Tokyo 93" Art Gallery, Tokyu, Tokyo ('94)
1994-96 "Autumn Swallows" Gallery Shiraishi, Tokyo
1995-02 "Mugano-kai" Gallery Mainishi, Tokyo
2003 ”ENZA" SekisyoMuseum. Simane
2006 “Seven Artists of Ome Art Jam” at RISONA KABE Hall
2006 “Seven Artists of Ome Art Jam x 3 Galleries” at Gallery MON, KASHIWA, and MAYUGURA
2008 “Canada/Japan: A Bridge over the Pacific” at Prince Takamado Gallery, The Embassy of Canada in Japan
  Collaboration with a fashion show “Conceptual Design” at OKUMA Memorial Hall, Waseda University
  The 15th Sesshu International Art Society Exhibition at The National Art Center, Tokyo
2010 Participated in “Paint-In” held in Victoria, Canada as Special Guest Artist (Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Canada)
 

NHK Heart Exhibition (Mitsukoshi Dept. Store, Nihonbashi)

2011 Exhibition of Professors and Instructors at Yokohama College of Arts and Design
  Artist in Residence at “HANARART,” an art event held in Nara Pref.
2012 Produced CG based on his own paintings for “Magnificent Melody” (act*square, Ebisu, Tokyo)
- Managed Art Events -
2007 Ome Art Jam 2007 at various sites in Ome and Mitake area
2008 Ome Art Jam 2008 at The Ome City Gallery, YOSHIKAWA EIJI Memorial House, and other sites
2009 Ome Art Jam 2009 at The Ome City Gallery and other sites
2010 Held workshop at MISSA (Methchosin International Summer School of the Art at Pearson College, Canada)
  Ome Art Jam 2010 (Ome Municipal Museum of Art, Yoshikawa Eiji Memorial Museum and others)
2011

“ Art Jam in Canada” (Collective Art Gallery, Victoria)

 

Ome Art Jam 2011 (Ome Municipal Museum of Art, Yoshikawa Eiji Memorial Museum and others)

  Charity Exhibition for Tohoku Earthquake Disaster (Ome Municipal Museum of Art / held every year after 2011)
2012 Ome Art Jam 2012 (Ome Municipal Museum of Art, Yoshikawa Eiji Memorial Museum and others)
  Charity Exhibition for Tohoku Earthquake Disaster (Ome Municipal Museum of Art)
  ART JAM 2012 in CANADA(Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria)
2013 Art Producer, “HANARART 2013 in Gojo” and, also, exhibited his works as “MORE” artist at HANARART
  Ome Art Jam 2013 (Ome Municipal Museum of Art, Yoshikawa Eiji Memorial Museum and others)
  Charity Exhibition for Tohoku Earthquake Disaster (Ome Municipal Museum of Art)
- Works for Collections -
1989 Japanese sliding doors, Sanctuary of Izumo-Taisha Branch Shrine, Osaka
1993 Folding fan Prince Akishino family, Tokyo
1994 Ceiling, Akikawa Jizo-in Temple, Akikawa, Tokyo
1995 Japanese sliding doors, Main Hall of Seigan-in Temple, Fussa,Tokyo
1998 Screens, Izumo Taisha Branch Shrine, Osaka
  Currently working on wall paintings, Arrival Hall of Keihin Fushimi Inari Shrine
2000-02 "Thuukouki"(Old Wind Fun) Toushoudaiji Temple, Nara
2002 a Noh stage "Old Pine tree ", Akiruno ,Tokyo
2003 "Kaisando" Chotokuji Temple,Fussa,Tokyo
2008 Drawing for a traditional annual event, SHUNI-E, at The TODAI-JI NIGATSUDO
in Nara
  Drawing on a screen for the guest room of  KOTOKUJI temple in Senkawa, Tokyo
2013 City of Boppard, Germany (Work commissioned by Ome City was sent to Boppard, a sister city of Ome, as a gift.)
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