Michihiro Sato

 

Education, Work Experience

2007-             Teaching at Osaka University of Art, Osaka, Japan

2004-             Teaching at Itami College of Jewelry, Hyogo, Japan

2002-2004    Studied and graduated from metal institute / Oslo National Academy of Art, Norway (MA)

1997-2002     Worked as a freelancer, Duesseldorf, Germany

1989-1995      Worked at advertising companies, Duesseldorf, Germany

1988-1989      Gest student at jewelry design / Pforzheim University, Germany

1982-1986      Studied and graduated from art education / Gunma University, Japan (BA)

Born in Takasaki / Gunma prefecture, Japan

 

Solo Exhibition

2017               "Possession", Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AU)

2013               "Paper Jewelry -Michihiro Sato", Gallery BMFJ, Taipei (TW)

2011                "Paper Jewelry -Michihiro Sato-", Gallery O2, Tokyo (JP)

2010               "Paper Jewelry -Michihiro Sato-", Gallery Nokiha, Tokushima (JP)

2005              "The Sympathy with Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman", Gallery Arai, Tokyo (JP)

 

Group Exhibition (extracts)

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2015               "Not Too Precious", Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin (GB)

2015               "CODA Paper Art", CODA Museum, Apeldoorn (NL)

2013               "Beijing International Contemporary Metal Art Exhibition", Contemporary Art Center of China, Beijing (CN)

2013               "Loot", Museum of Art and Design, New York (US)

2012               "Trans Arts Tokyo", University of Electro-Communications Tokyo, Tokyo (JP)

2011                "International Metal Art Exhibition and Seminar", Beijing World Art Museum, Beijing (CN)

2011                "Collect", Saatchi Gallery, London (GB)

2010               "Mono kara Mono he (From Things to Spiritual Things)", Kyoto University Museum, Kyoto (JP)

2008              "Collect", V&A Museum, London (GB)

2006              "Japanese Art Jewelry Today - Transfiguration", National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Tokyo (JP)

2005              "Contemporary Jewelry from Japan", Object Gallery, Sydney (AU)

2002              "Schmuck 2002", International Exhibition Hall, Munich (DE)

Award

2013               Bronze prize / Beijing International Contemporary Metal Art Exhibition, Contemporary Art Center of China, Beijing (CN)

2006              Grant of Japan Foundation for slide lecture at Kyungsung Univ., Busan (KR)

2003              Grant of the Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation (JP)

2002              Norwegian Governmental Scholarship 2002/2003 (NO)

2002              Grand prize / Japan Jewelry Art Exhibition (JP)

                       Excellent prize / Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition (JP)

2001               Grand prize / Itami International Jewelry Exhibition (JP)

 

Collection

2015               Alice and Louis Koch Collection in Swiss National Museum, Zurich (CH)

2008              National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh (GB)

2004              Marzee Collection, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen (NL)

2001               Museum of Arts and Crafts Itami, Itami (JP)

 

Lecture, Workshop, etc

2017, '15, '13, '11, '09 Judge member for competition of Itami Int. Craft Exhibition -Jewelry-, Museum of Arts and Crafts Itami (JP)

2013               Workshop, Tainan National University of Arts (graduate institute of applied art), Tainan (TW)

2013               Slide lecture, Huzhong 15, Taipei (TW)

2012               Slide lecture "The Changeable and The Unchangeable", Univ. of Electro-Communications Tokyo (JP)

2009              Slide Lecture "My Jewelry Works", Inamori Foundation Memorial Hall / Kyoto University, Kyoto (JP)

2008              Slide lecture "Paper Jewelry" Sookmyng Women's University, Seoul (KR)

2008              Workshop for children "Pinbrooch made by drawing pin", Museum of Arts and Crafts Itami (JP)

2007              Workshop for children "Pinbrooch made by drawing pin", Museum of Arts and Crafts Itami (JP)

2006              Talking at gallery, National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Tokyo (JP)

2006              Slide lecture "Paper Jewelry-Precious Material", Kyungsung University, Busan (KR)

Publication

2016               "METALLOphone: BONDS", (AV17) Gallery, Vilnius (LT)

2015               "Not Too Precious", Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin (UK)

2012               "Contemporary Jewelry Limited Edition", Instituto Monsa de Ediciones (ES)

2012               "Paper Works", Sandu Publishing (CN)

2011                "International Metal Art Exhibition and Seminar", Beijing World Art Museum, Beijing (CN)

2011                "Sublime -New Design and Architecture from Japan-", Gestalten Verlag (DE)

2010               "Monokeiro", Bigaku Shuppan (JP)

2008              "Collect", Crafts Council, London (GB)

2008              "Remember-Ring", gallery Beeld & Aambeeld, Enschede (NL) / National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny (IE) / gallery Cebra, Dusseldorf (DE)

2006              "Japanese Art Jewelry Today - Transfiguration", National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (JP)

2006              "Oita Asian Skulpture Exhibition", Asakura Fumio Memorial Hall (JP)

2004              "Graduate Show", gallery Marzee, Nijmegen (NL)

2003              "WASHI Japanese Paper, Arts and Crafts", Theodor-Zink-Museum, Kaiserslautern (DE)

2002              "Schmuck 2002", Handwerkskammer fuer Muenchen und Oberbyern, Munich (DE)

2002, '05       "Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition", Asahi Shinbun Company, Tokyo (JP)

2002, '04, '06"Japan Jewellery Art Exhibition", Japan Jewelry Design Association, Tokyo (JP)

2001, '00        "International Craft Exhibition Itami", Museum of Arts and Crafts Itami, Itami (JP)

1996, '03        "Japan Craft Exhibition", Japan Craft Design Association, Tokyo (JP)