Takeshi Igawa

Biography

1980 Born in Hyōgo Prefecture, JAPAN

2009 PPh.D., Kyoto City University of Arts;

           Present:Associate Professor, Saga University

 

<Selected Solo Exhibitions>

2004 Ishida Taiseisha Hall, Kyoto  (’05)

2005 Gallery Kian, Kyoto  (’05,’10)

2007 Wacoal Ginza Art Space, Tokyo

2009 Gallery & Salon abiesfirma, Kobe  (’09,’12)

2012 Kouichi Fine Arts, Osaka

2014 Gallery Keifu, Kyoto  (’17)

2015 Gion Konishi, Kyoto   (’08,’11)

2016   Orie Art Gallery, Tokyo

2019  Gallerry X Takashimaya, Nihonbashi, Tokyo 


<Selected Group Exhibitions>

2010  “From Asuka [Era] to Nara [Era]: International Sculptures,” Daijōin Temple Garden Culture Hall,Nara

2011  “The Shape of New Lacquer,” The Museum of Arts & Crafts, Itami, Hyogo Prefecture

2011  “Flawless: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer,” Cavin Morris Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2012  “The 11th Tenzan Art Festa,” Koyanagi, Saga  (’13,’14,’15,’16)

2014  “Dialogue with Materials: Contemporary Japanese Fine Arts and Crafts,” Ahmed Adnan

          Saygun Arts Center, Izmir, TURKEY

2014  “Exposition URUSHI – Couleurs et formes des Laques Japonaises contemporaines,” Mizen fine Art,Paris, FRANCE

2015  “Form of Urushi,” Gallery Sokyo, Kyoto

2016  “IKI-SUI”, Musee de Some Seiryu, Kyoto

2016  “URUSHI_ISM Contemporary Lacquer from Japan,”  ESH Gallery, Italy

2017 Loewe Foundation CRAFT PRIZE,  The 2017 Nominees  (Madrid,New York,Paris,Tokyo,London)

2017  “Hard Bodies : Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture,” Minneapolis Institute of Arts, U.S.A.

2018  風詠抄 ー TAN譚 Takashimaya, Nihonbashi, Tokyo


<Awards>

2009  Grand Prize, Ishikawa International Urushi Exhibition, Kanazawa, JAPAN

          Kyoto City Award for Promising New Artist, Kyoto City

2011   Silver Prize, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, REPUBLIC of KOREA

2012   Grand Prize, the 52nd Japan Crafts Exhibition, Tokyo

2016   Excellence Award, the 55th Japan Crafts Exhibition, Tokyo

    The 35th Kyoto Prefectural Award for Culture: Promising Artist, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto.

2017   Grand Prize, 2017 KOGEI World Competition in Kanazawa, “KOGEI” as Contemporary

          Art:Future Evolution, Kanazawa, JAPAN

 

<Selected Collections>

Minneapolis Institute of Art, U.S.A.

1980 Born in Hyōgo Prefecture, JAPAN

2009 PPh.D., Kyoto City University of Arts;

         Present:Associate Professor, Saga

         University

 

<Selected Solo Exhibitions>

2004 Ishida Taiseisha Hall, Kyoto  (’05)

2005 Gallery Kian, Kyoto  (’05,’10)

2007 Wacoal Ginza Art Space, Tokyo

2009 Gallery & Salon abiesfirma, Kobe  (’09,’12)

2012 Kouichi Fine Arts, Osaka

2014 Gallery Keifu, Kyoto  (’17)

2015 Gion Konishi, Kyoto   (’08,’11)

2016   Orie Art Gallery, Tokyo

2019   Takashimaya Nihonbashi  Gallery X, Tokyo

 

 

<Selected Group Exhibitions>

2010  “From Asuka [Era] to Nara [Era]: International

            Sculptures,”

            Daijōin Temple Garden Culture Hall,Nara

2011  “The Shape of New Lacquer,” The Museum of

           Arts & Crafts, Itami, Hyogo Prefecture

2011  “Flawless: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer,”

           Cavin Morris Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2012  “The 11th Tenzan Art Festa,” Koyanagi, Saga

          (’13,’14,’15,’16)

2014  “Dialogue with Materials: Contemporary

           Japanese Fine Arts and Crafts,” Ahmed Adnan

          Saygun Arts Center, Izmir, TURKEY

2014  “Exposition URUSHI – Couleurs et formes des

            Laques Japonaises contemporaines,” Mizen

            fine Art,Paris, FRANCE

2015  “Form of Urushi,” Gallery Sokyo, Kyoto

2016  “IKI-SUI”, Musee de Some Seiryu, Kyoto

2016  “URUSHI_ISM Contemporary Lacquer from

            Japan,”  ESH Gallery, Italy

2017 Loewe Foundation CRAFT PRIZE,  The 2017 

            Nominees (Madrid,New York,Paris,Tokyo,

            London)

2017  “Hard Bodies : Contemporary Japanese

            Lacquer Sculpture,” Minneapolis Institute of

            Arts, U.S.A.

2018   風詠抄 ー TAN譚 Takashimaya, Nihonbashi 

          Tokyo 

<Awards>

2009  Grand Prize, Ishikawa International Urushi

           Exhibition, Kanazawa, JAPAN

           Kyoto City Award for Promising New Artist,

           Kyoto City

2011   Silver Prize, Cheongju International Craft

           Biennale, REPUBLIC of KOREA

2012   Grand Prize, the 52nd Japan Crafts Exhibition,

           Tokyo

2016   Excellence Award, the 55th Japan Crafts

           Exhibition, Tokyo

           The 35th Kyoto Prefectural Award for Culture:

           Promising Artist, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto.

2017   Grand Prize, 2017 KOGEI World Competition in

           Kanazawa, “KOGEI” as Contemporary

           Art:Future Evolution, Kanazawa,

        JAPAN

 

<Selected Collections>

Minneapolis Institute of Art, U.S.A.

Available Works