Shinichi Kitamura

Work

Detail

  • Category
    METALWORK
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Secretary, Japan Arts and Culture Institute

Carrer

  • 1945
    Born in Tokyo. His grandfather and father are also metalwork artists.
  • 1964
    Graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan Ueno High School
  • 1968
    Graduated from Craft Design Course, Musashino Junior College of Art and Design
  • 1971
    First time submitted and selected for Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition;
    submitted every year to date
  • 1973
    Formed Five Metalwork Artists Exhibition "Fuigo no Kai"
  • 1975
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1981
    Purchased by the Crown Prince’s household (Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress)
    Solo exhibition, Akasaka Green Gallery
  • 1982
    Permanent exhibit, Imperial Hotel, 2nd floor, main building
    Solo exhibition, Gallery Nakama
  • 1984
    Solo exhibition, Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani
  • 1985
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 1986
    Solo exhibition, Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani
  • 1987
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store
  • 1988
    Solo exhibition, Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani
  • 1989
    Produced stained glass for the hall of Matsumura Kindergarten, Shibuya Ward
    Produced bronze door for Aizawa Museum
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store
  • 1990
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
    Solo exhibition, Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani
  • 1992
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 1993
    Solo exhibition, Gallery Kandori, Hotel New Otani
  • 1994
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store
  • 1995
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 1996
    Solo exhibition, Sapporo Mitsukoshi
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 1997
    Invited to submit to Japan Festival in Principality of Monaco
    Invited to submit to Kanazawa Arts and Crafts Competition
    Solo exhibition, Contemporary Crafts Yu
  • 1998
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
    Solo exhibition, Onuma Department Store, Yamagata
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi
  • 1999
    Solo exhibition, Kaibundo Gallery, Kobe
    Solo exhibition, Tsuruya Department Store, Kumamoto
  • 2000
    Solo exhibition, Ginza Wako
    Solo exhibition, Yokohama Takashimaya Department Store
  • 2001
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store
  • 2003
    Solo exhibition, Onuma Department Store, Yamagata
  • 2004
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store
    Submitted to Contemporary Japanese Metalwork Exhibition, Copenhagen
  • 2005
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 2006
    Glass Golf Putters Exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 2007
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi
  • 2008
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 2009
    Judge, Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
    Judge, Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2010
    Judge, 50th Anniversary of Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Produced 50th Anniversary Symposium:"What is Traditional Culture… "
  • 2011
    Judge, 44th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition

Prize

  • 1976
    Received an award at the Modern Metal Casting Arts
    70th Anniversary Exhibition
  • 1980
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork New Works Exhibition
  • 1982
    Received an Award at the Modern Metal Casting Arts Exhibition
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner's Award
    at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 1985
    Received the Incentive Award
    at the Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 1986
    Received the Grand Prize at the Modern Metal Casting Arts
    80th Anniversary Exhibition
  • 1990
    Received the Katori Award, which was also the Memorial Award
    at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2000
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition