Noriko Tsuiki

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Textiles
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    President, Yuh Textile Studio, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Career

  • 1952
    Born in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture
  • 1971
    Graduated from Kokura High School
  • 1974
    Left School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University. Studied the basics
    of textiles at a textile research institute Studied tsumugi-ori (pongee fabrics) and kimono
    fabrication in Kumejima Island, Shinshu district, and other regions
  • 1978
    Selected for West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition (first time); submitted regularly to date
  • 1984
    Revived Kokura-ori tradition
  • 1985
    Kokura striped cotton obi sash selected for Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    (first time); submitted regularly to date
  • 1992
    Selected for Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition (first time); submitted regularly to date
  • 1994
    Revived Kokura-chijimi tradition
  • 1995
    Established Yuh Textile Studio
    Received Kitakyushu City Cultural Incentive Award
  • 1996
    Selected as trainee (2-year period) for successors to the “Ra” artisanal tradition
    by KITAMURA Takeshi, a holder of important intangible cultural property
    ""Tsuiki Noriko Textile Exhibition,"" Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art
    Published ""Tsuiki Noriko Works""
  • 1997
    Submitted to ""Shimura Fukumi and Mihanada-no-kai"" Exhibition,
    Wako Hall, Ginza, Tokyo
  • 1999
    ""Tsuiki Noriko Textile Exhibition,"" Wako Hall, Ginza, Tokyo
  • 2001
    Judge, Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition
    Submitted to ""Usuhata-no-kai"" Exhibition, Wako Hall, Ginza, Tokyo
    Marilyn Robert & Noriko Tsuiki ""Threads East and West""
    (part of West Coast Textile Conference, Eugene, Oregon)
  • 2002
    Submitted to ""Usuhata-no-kai"" Exhibition, Muromachi Museum of Art, Kyoto
  • 2003
    ""Tsuiki Noriko Textile Exhibition,"" Wako Hall, Ginza, Tokyo
    Published ""Works of Tsuiki Noriko""
  • 2004
    Submitted to ""Cool & Light:New Spirit in Craft Making,"" the National Museum
    of Modern Art, Tokyo
  • 2005
    Submitted to ""Usuhata-no-kai"" London Exhibition:Wings of the Cicada:Textiles
    and Kimono by Takeshi Kitamura and Usuhata Group
    ""Tsuiki Noriko Textile Exhibition:Shima-no-neiro (striped tones) & Ima (now):Kokura-Style Fabrics),""
    Pastel Hall, Kokura Izutsuya Department Store
    Received 38th Kitakyushu Citizen’s Culture Award
  • 2007
    Trained for 80 days in London as part of a delegation of artists sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs
  • 2008
    ""Tsuiki Noriko Textile Exhibition,"" Sakaimachi Gallery, Kyoto
  • 2009
    Submitted to Special Exhibition ""Art Crafts Now:Tradition and Creation,"" Kyushu National Museum
    Received the Kimono Culture Award from the Cultural Foundation for Promoting the National Costume of Japan
  • 2012
    Submitted to ""The Elegance of Memory:Craft Arts in Modern Japan,"" Palazzo Pitti Museum, Florence,
    Italy, sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs
    Received FY2012 Fukuoka Prefecture Culture Award (Creation Category)
  • 2013
    Solo exhibition ""Tsuiki Noriko Textile Exhibition:Shima – Infinite Sky –,"" Wako Hall, Ginza, Tokyo
    Published ""Tsuiki Noriko Shima""
    Submitted to ""Contemporary KŌGEI Styles in Japan,"" Morikami Museum, Miami, US, sponsored
    by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and other organizations
    Submitted to ""From Crafts to Kogei:In Commemoration of the 60th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition,"" Crafts Gallery, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
  • Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    President, Yuh Textile Studio, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Award

  • 1983
    Received the Fukuoka Fine Arts Society Award
    at the Fukuoka Arts Exhibition
  • 1986
    Received the Governor of Fukuoka Prize
    at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 1991
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Silver Award
    at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 1992
    Received the KBC Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting
    Co., Ltd. Award at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 2002
    Received the Governor of Nagasaki Prize
    at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 2003
    Received the Fukuoka City Mayor's Award
    at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 2005
    Received the Excellence Award
    at 25th POLA Traditional Culture Awards
  • 2006
    Received the Oita City Mayor's Award at the West
    Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 2008
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner's Award
    at the Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner's Award
    at 42nd Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition
  • 2010
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Grand Prize at 45th West
    Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Incentive Award from Japan Kogei Association at 57th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    Received the Kyoto Shimbun Prize at the Japan
    Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition
    Received the Kyoto Shimbun Prize at 47th Japan
    Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition