Shinichi Kitamura

  • Metalwork
  • 1945 -
Shinichi Kitamura

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Director of the Japan Kōgei Association
Judge, Evaluator and Selection Commitee Member of the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
Judge and Evaluator of the Metalworks Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
Judge and Evaluator of the East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
Director of the Japan Arts and Culture Academy
  • 1945 Born in Tokyo
    His father and grandfather were both metalwork artists
  • 1968 Graduated from Musashino Art University Junior College of Art and Design
  • 1971 Submitted to and selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for the first time, submitted every year from this year onward
  • 1973 Set up the 5 Metalworker Artists Exhibition, ”Fuigo no Kai (The Bellows Society)"
  • 1975 Become Full Member of the Japan Kōgei Association
  • 1981 Artwork purchased by the Crown Prince and Princess (current Emperor Emeritus and Empress Emerita)
    Solo Exhibition at Akasaka Green Gallery
  • 1982 Permanent exhibition at the Imperial Hotel Tokyo (Main Building 2F)
    Solo Exhibition at Gallery Nakama (Yokohama, Kanagawa)
  • 1984 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani Tokyo
  • 1986 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani Tokyo
  • 1987 Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 1989 Produced stained glass for the hall of Matsumura Kindergarten, Shibuya Ward
    Produced bronze door for Aizawa Museum
    Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 1990 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani Tokyo
  • 1993 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani Tokyo
  • 1994 Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 1996 Solo Exhibition at Sapporo Mitsukoshi
    Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 1997 Invited to submit to Le JAPON à MONACO
    Invited to submit to Kogei World Competition in Kanazawa 
    Solo Exhibition at Contemporary Kogei Yu Gallery
  • 1998 Solo Exhibition at Onuma Department Store, Yamagata
    Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 1999 Solo Exhibition at Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe
    Solo Exhibition at Tsuruya Department Store, Kumamoto
  • 2000 Solo Exhibition at Wako Ginza
    Solo Exhibition at Yokohama Takashimaya
  • 2001 Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 2003 Solo Exhibition at Onuma Department Store, Yamagata
  • 2004 Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
    Submitted to the Contemporary Japanese Metalwork Exhibition (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • 2006 "Glass Golf Putters Exhibition" at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 2007 Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 2010 Produced 50th Anniversary Symposium:"What is Traditional Culture… "
  • 2015 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani Tokyo
    Submitted to "Special Exhibition Commemorating the 300th Anniversary of Ogata Korin's Passing" at the MOA Museum of Art
    "Rakuchu Yu yu Metalwork Vessels Exhibition" at Toraya Kyoto Gallery
  • 2017 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani Tokyo

  • 1976Awarded at the Metal Casting Artists and Craftsperson Association of Japan 70th Anniversary Exhibition
  • 1980Received the Japan Kōgei Association Award at the Metalwork Traditional Kōgei New Works Exhibition
  • 1982Awarded at the Metal Casting Artists and Craftsperson Association Exhibition
  • 1985Received the Incentive Award at the Traditional Kōgei New Works Exhibition
  • 1986Received the Grand Award at the Metal Casting Artists and Craftsperson Association of Japan 80th Anniversary Exhibition
  • 1990Received the Katori Award at the Metalwork Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2000Received the Japan Kōgei Association Award at the Metalwork Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

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