Ikki MIYAKE

Biograhy

'Two-thousand-year quality'.
The beauty created by sincerely facing trees and listening to their voice
Contemporary sculptor Kazuki Miyake's studio "Atelier Kayano-sha" aims to create works that will be handed down for 2,000 years.
(Quoted from the artist's website)

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【Biography】

1973 Born in Oizumigakuen, Nerima-ku, Tokyo
1999 Graduated from Tama Art University, Faculty of Art and Design, Department of Sculpture
1998 Completed Master's program in Sculpture, Graduate School of Art and Design, Tama Art University
2009 Completed Doctoral program, Graduate School of Art and Design, Tama Art University.
Part-time lecturer at Tama Art University, Faculty of Art and Design, Department of Sculpture (-2014)
2014 Established Atelier Kayanosha

【Main Awards】

1994 "The 79th Nika Exhibition" Special Prize
1995 "The 80th Nika Exhibition" Nika Award
2002 "The 1st Asago Art Forest Grand Prize Exhibition" Second Prize
2003 "The 88th NIKATEN", Society Friend Prize
2005 The 40th Showa-kai Exhibition, Nichido Art Foundation Prize
2005 "The 90th Nika Exhibition, Rome Prize (Solo Exhibition)
2002 "Soshiki-ni" Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo
2003 "Bare Legs" Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo
2006 "Yoga" Gallery Seiho, Tokyo
2008 "Ikki Miyake-YOGA" aqua art Miami" AQUA WYNWOOD (Aqua Warehouse), Miami, USA
2010 "Ki" Art Fair Tokyo 2010, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
2010 "Ki" YOKOI FINE ART, Tokyo, Japan
2011 "Divine Sculpture - INFINITY" YOKOI FINE ART / Tokyo, Japan
2014 "Shinto Sculpture and Paintings" Gallery Seiho, Tokyo
2015 "Shells in a Jar", Tsubochui, Tokyo
2016 "Axis of Life" TINA KENG GALLERY, Taipei

【Selected Exhibitions】

2002 "The 1st Asago Art Forest Grand Prize Exhibition" Asago Art Forest Museum, Hyogo, Japan
2005 "The 40th Showa-kai Exhibition", Nichido Gallery, Tokyo ('06, '07)
2006 "Christie's Hong Kong Asian Contemporary Art" Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong
2007 "LE MONDE DE COCO by Contemporary Artists: The World of Coco" Chanel Nexus Hall, Tokyo
2007 "ART BEIJING 2007" National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing, China
2009 "ART TAIPEI 2009" Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei
2010 "Taiwan & Japan International Wood Sculpture Art Exchange Exhibition", Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum, Taiwan
2010 "ART TAIPEI 2010," Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan
2010 "Creation and Regression of Contemporary Wood Sculpture," Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan
2012 "sogno Dream - Sculptor Eiji Futahara and the Next Generation Artists" Sato Museum of Art, Tokyo
2012 "MIE : a portrait by 35 artists" FREIGHT+VOLUME gallery, NEW YORK, USA
2012 "Asago Art Forest Grand Prize Exhibition: 10 Years of Trajectory," Asago Art Forest Museum, Hyogo, Japan
2012 "The Power of Japanese Contemporary Sculpture," AKI Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2013 "2013 International Wood Sculpture Art Exchange Exhibition", Sanyi Wood Sculpture Museum, Taiwan
2013 "SOTHEBY'S 40th Anniversary Evening Sale" SOTHEBY'S, Hong Kong
2014 "Currents; Japanese Contemporary Art" The James Christie Room, Hong Kong
2014 "Feeling the Body" Asahikawa Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan
2015 "Carving Wood" Collection Exhibition 050 Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
2015 "Sadness and Anima: Monology and Sensory Value Study Group," Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
2015 "The Coming of Susanoo: Inochi, Ikari, Inori" Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan
2016 "Miyuki Gallery 50th Anniversary Exhibition" Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo
2016 "Wood Modeling Selection I" Hokkaido Asahikawa Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan
2017 "Hopin' Pocketful" Lobby Gallery, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan
2017 "INTROSPECTION & EXPLORATION- ARTISTIC GENERATION IN ASIA", LONGMEN ART PROJECT, Hong Kong
2017 "microcosmic spirits," Takashimaya Art Gallery, Nihonbashi, Kyoto, Osaka, Yokohama, Japan
2017 "Japanese Realism: The Magic of Look-alike" Hokkaido Hakodate Museum of Art, Toyohashi City Museum of Art, Nara Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

【Main research papers】

2009 "The Mind, Technique and Body of Wood Carving - Animism in Monozukuri" Doctoral Thesis Collection, Tama Art University, No.6
2012 "Animism of Wood Carving" Tama Art University Research No.1

【Main Public Collections】

Iruma City Fujisawa Community Center, Saitama, Japan / Asago Art Museum, Hyogo, Japan / Kasama Nichido Art Museum, Ibaraki, Japan
Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan / Kakamigahara City, Gifu, Japan / Asahikawa Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan

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