MATSUSHIMA Sakurako

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present Professor, Utsunomiya University
1997-95 Post-graduate study: Central Art and Craft Academy, Chinese Art and Crafts Department
1992-1 Post-graduate study: Tokyo University of the Arts, Metal Chasing Department
1991 M.F.A., Tokyo University of the Arts, Japanese Lacquer Department
1989 B.F.A., Tokyo University of the Arts, Japanese Lacquer Department
1965 Born in Tokyo

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Yakata Yusai, Tokyo,
2012 Gallery Pousse, Tokyo, (’08, ’03, ’00, ’98, ’95, ‘93)
2009 Gallery Kunugi, Tokyo
2007 Arai Atlier & Gallery, Tokyo
1992 nfomuse, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions

2018 Urushi no Genzai (Japanese Lacquer at Present) 2018, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo
2017 Hard Bodies: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture, Minneapolis Institute of Art, U.S.A.
2016 Craft Arts: Innovation of "Tradition and Avant - Garde," and the Present Day, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2015 Dialogue with Materials: Contemporary Japanese Arts an Crafts, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
2014 Dialogue with Materials: Contemporary Japanese Arts an Crafts, Ahmed Adnen Saygun Sanat Merkezi, Izmir, Turkey
The 60th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Myanmar and Japan “Japan-Myanmar Lacquer Art Exhibition” Commemorating 60 Years Friendship and 10 Years Exchange Program
2012 New Vibrance in International Woman’s Urushi Art, Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukushima
2010 Urushi Art Festival, Special Exhibition, Urushi no Chikara, Fukushima Prefectual Museum
International Womans Lacquer Art Exhibition in Beijing
2006 Super Ecstacy, Kanagawa Prefectual Gallery, Yokoham
Japan & Korea Urushi Arts Exhibition, The University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of the Arts
Transfiguration: Japanese Art Jewelry Today. The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2004 New Urushi Forms: Three Lacquer Artists from Japan. Museum of Craft and Folk Art San Francisco, USA
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA.
  • Hiroshima City University, HIroshima
  • The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, U.S.A.
  • Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace, St Petersburg, Russia
  • Japan’s Urushi Art and its Current State Urushi Works in Myanmar, Catalogue of Resonant Uruwashi 2012
  • Urushi Works in Myanmar
  • Resonant Uruwashi: New Vibrance in International Women’s Urushi Art」 Kim Schuefftan, KEBANA International, Vol.57 Issue.3 pp.50-59, 2013