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Toshio Iezumi

BORN
1954 Born, Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

EDUCATION
1985 Tokyo Glass Art Institute, Japan, Graduation

PROFESSIONAL
Current Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts, Japan, Associate professor
1988 Novy Bor, Czech Republic, International Glass Symposium
1987 Hokkaido, Japan, SCF Glass Workshop

AWARDS
2000 Koganezaki Glass Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, Vessels, The International Exhibition of Glass, Honorary Prize
1993 Suntory Museum, Tokyo, Japan, The Suntory Prize ’ 92, Saji Encouragement Prize
Asahi Contemporary Crafts Exhibition ’ 93, Tokyo/Osaka, Japan, 2nd Prize
Meitetsu Marukoshi, Ishikawa, Japan, Kanazawa Arts and Crafts Competition ’93, Honorary Prize
Brighton Hotels, Kyoto/Chiba, Japan, Glass Sculpture Competition ’93 Encouragement Prize
1992 The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa ’92, Industrial Gallery, Ishikawa, Japan, Silver Prize
1991 Notojima Open-Air Glass Art Competition, Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa, Japan, Achievement Prize
The 3rd Adachi Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Tokyo, Japan, Prize
1986 The International Exhibition of Glass Craft ’86, Knazava, Ishikawa, Japan, Honorary Prize
’86 Takaoka Crafts Exhibition, Toyama, Japan, Gold Prize
1986 Corning Museum of Glass, NY, USA, New Glass Review 7, 1986

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected, recent)
2004 Chappell Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Chappell Gallery, New York, NY
2001 AD&A Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Exhibition Space, Tokyo, Japan
2000 Gallery K, Okayama, Japan
Chappell Gallery, Boston MA
1999 Studio UNO, Tokyo, Japan
Contemporary Art NIKI, Tokyo, Japan
Inui Gallery, Tochigi, Japan
1998 Chappell Gallery, Boston MA
Habitat Galleries, Michigan
1997 Studio UNO, Tokyo, Japan
1996 AD&A Gallery, Osaka, Japan
1995 Inui Gallery, Tochigi, Japan
Gallery Nakama, Tokyo, Japan
1994 Tokyo Department Store Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Art Space Niji, Kyoto, Japan
1993 Gallery Genkai, Tokyo, Japan

EXHIBITIONS (selected)
2004 palmbeachcontemporary, FL, Chappell Gallery
2003 SOFA Chicago, IL (showing annually since 1995)
2001 Ancient Orient Museum,Tokyo, Japan Ancient Glass Challenge by Glass Artists
Beijing Art Museum/Shanghai Art Museum (China) 2001 Contemporary Glass Exhibition
2000 Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation, KY, Millennium Glass
Seto Ceramics and Glass Art Center Gallery, Aichi, Japan Cold Glass x Hot Glass
1999 Suntory Museum, Tokyo, Japan 2000 Years of Japanese Glass: From the Yayoi Period of the Present Day
Okayama Orient Museum, Okauama , Japan Glass Art - History and Now
50 Maitres, Paris, France, Les arts appliques dans la Japon contemporain
1998 Nigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan, Glass Art in our Time
1997 Hsinchu Cultural Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan, An International Contemporary Glass Exhibition
The Glass Skin Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Shimonoseki City Art Museum, Gifu Museum of Fine Arts, Japan; Corning Museum of Glass, USA; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Germany; Kunstammlungen der Veste Coburg, Germany
1996 Kajima KI building,Tokyo, Japan, 4th Exhibit of Selected Works, Sculpture Contest, Winning Works - Model Division
Venezia Aperto Vetro, Museo Correr, Venice, Italy
1995 Ube Museum of Outdoor Sculpture, Yamaguchi, Japan, The 16th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture
Habatat Galleries, Michigan USA, Annual International Glass Invitational (’95,’96,’97,’98)
Fujita Vente Museum, Tokyo, Japan, World Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition
Cumberland County College, Vineland, NJ, USA, Glass Weekend 95 International Symposium & Exhibit of Glass
Real Fabrica de Cristales la Granja , Spain, Japanese Contemporary Glass Art
1994 Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan, World Glass Now ’94
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, The 23rd Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan
Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa, Japan, Japanese Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition
Akita Senshu Museum of Art, Akita, Japan, Glass Art Now Exhibition
1993 Machida City Museum, Czech Republic / Tokyo, Japan, Festival Ceskeho a Japonskeho Skla
Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan, Metal and Glass Work
Takaoka Crafts Exhibition, Toyama, Japan
Nanmeikan Museum, Kagoshima, Japan The 3rd Biennial Exhibition of Arts in Makurazaki
1992 Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa, Japan Exhibition of Glass Craft in Notojima
1991 Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan World Glass Now ’91
Suntory Museum, Tokyo , Japan The Suntory Prize
1990 Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan Art Today Tochigi
Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Saitama, Japan Shusankajo
The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Kanagawa, Japan Glass Art ’90
Contemporary Sculpture Esquisse Exhibition, Hyogo, Japan
Odawara Castle Open-air Sculpture Exhibition, Kanagaw, Japan
1989 Yokohama Biennial Open-air Sculpture Exhibition, Kanagawa, Japan
1987 Heller Gallery, New York, USA The Art of Japan Studio Glass
’87 Atelier Nouveau Competition, Tokyo, Japan
1986 Corning Museum of Glass, New York, USA, New Glass Review 7
Glass Sculpture Exhibition, Nagoya, Japan
1st Kyoto Craft International, Kyoto, Japan
4th Asahi Contemporary Crafts Exhibition, Tokyo/Osaka, Japan
1985 3rd Asahi Contemporary Crafts Exhibition, Tokyo/Osaka, Japan
1984 2nd Asahi Contemporary Crafts Exhibition, Osaka, Japan

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Corning Museum of Glass, New York, USA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California USA
Real Fabrica de Cristales la Granja, Spain
Suntory Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Art, Tochigi, Japan
Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa, Japan
Ashikaga Museum of Art Tochigi, Japan
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Japan
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Ishikawa, Japan
Koganezaki Glass Museum Shizuoka, Japan
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