Hironori Katagiri's C.V.

 


Solo Exhibitions


Group Exhibitions

International Sculpture Symposia

Public Commission


1958 Born in Kesennuma, Japan.
1981 Studied at Miyagi University of Education, Art Course, Sendai, Japan.
1982-85 Assistant Organiser, Symposion Lindabrunn, Austria.
1983 Attended the Yorkshire Sculpture Conference, England.
1984 Visiting Lecturer, Art Schools in Dublin and Cork, Ireland.
1983-87 Worked at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop (mainly in winter).
1984 Acting Organiser, Symposion Lindabrunn, Austria.
1985 Made an Honourable Corkanian, Cork, Republic of Ireland .
1985- Visiting Lecturer, Art Schools in Edinburgh and Glasgow,Scotland.
1986 Adviser, The Scottish Sculpture Trust, Scotland.
1986 Committee Member, The Sculpture Advisory Group for the Glasgow Garden Festival, Scotland.
1986 Technical Director, Sculpture Symposium, Aberdeen Young ArtistsFestival, Scotland.
1988 Co-founder, Green Formation Planning Co.,Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
1988 Latimer Award, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1988 Co-founder and member, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Scotland.
1988 Attended the International Sculpture Conference, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
1989 Organiser, Sendai International Sculpture Symposium '89, Sendai, Japan.
1991 Worked at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop.
1991 Established the Ukishima Sculpture Co.,Ltd., in Sendai and Ukishima Sculpture Studio in Iwate, Japan.
1991 Consultant, Jozenji-dori Area Planning Committee, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
1992 Ukishima Sculpture Co.,Ltd. moved to Iwate-town, Iwate, Japan.

1992-

Committee member/Vice Chairman(1997~), Iwate-cho International Sculpture Symposium, Numakunai, Iwate, Japan.
1993- Member, Symposion Lindabrunn, Austria.
1993 Organiser, PACT project, Sendai, Japan.
1993 Adviser, Shichigahama Art Warriors '93 , Ceramic Symposium, Shichigahama, Miyagi, Japan.
1993 Adviser, Stone Sculpture Competition, 8th National Culture Festival-Iwate, Japan.
1993 Attended the TICKON International Sculpture Conference, Langeland, Denmark.
1994-96 Art Director, Symposion Lindabrunn, Austria.
1995 Co-ordinator, International Sculpture Conference, Lindabrunn, Austria.
1996 Adviser, Bon'ness International Sculpture Symposium, Scotland.
1996- Member, Japan Urban Design Institute
1997- Associate Member, Japan Institute of Architects, Iwate, Japan
1998 Jury for sculpture section, Iwate Festival of Art, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
1998 Administrator, Iwate Art Festival UK98, Iwate, Japan
2000 Artist In Residence, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
2000-01 Committee member, Reseach for recoordination of Ishigami no Oka Sculpture Park, Iwate, Japan
2001 Artist in Residence, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2002 Committee member, Ishigami no Oka Sculpture Park, Iwate, Japan
2003 Awarded Best Artist in Iwate 2002
2003 1st price winner of the Iwate Numakunai Art Road project Competition, Iwate-town, Iwate, Japan
2005 Invited speaker for the Stone Work Symposium 2005, Ohio, USA
2005 Art Director,Kokaido Art Show 2005, Iwate ken Kokaido, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2006 Member of Organising Committee, Ikebukuro Art Festival 2006, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Invited speaker for the Krastal International Stone Conference , Karntern, Austria
2007 Art Director, Kokaido Art Show 2007, Iwate ken Kokaido, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2007 Invited speaker for the Hualien Sculpture Conference, Taiwan

2010

Art Director, 3rd Kokaido Art Show+, Iwate ken Kokaido, Kyu-Ishiikenreishitei, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2011~ Initiator of the “ Postcard Projects”, Japan and UK
2016

Awarded the 1st prize - invited competition for Nichi-iko Co.Ltd 50th Anniversary Monument project, Toyama, Japan.

   

Solo Exhibitions
1987 Installation Demonstration, Miyagi Museum of Fine Art, Sendai, Japan.
1989 Somewhere in Sometime, one man show, Clio Gallery,Sendai, Japan.
1997 One man show, Moriioka Crystal Gallery, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2001 Hironori Katagiri, Jock Colvill Hall, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
2001 Hironori Katagiri, Peacock Visuall Arts, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
2001 Light and Silence, Morioka City Art Centre, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2004 Sarasara, Bansuii Gallery,Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2004 Kate Thomson nd Hironori Katagiri,Two man Show, space TRY Gallery, Shiroganedai, Tokyo, Japan
2008 The Eloquence of Material, Hillside Forum, Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

1978 Four Man Show, Green Plaza, Sendai, Japan.
1979 Excretion, two man show, Sendai Museum, Japan.
1984 12 Japaner im Frauenbad, Baden, Austria.
1985 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1985 Scottish Sculpture Open 3, Kildrummy Castle,Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
1985-90 Work exhibited in Crammond Sculpture Park, Scotland.
1986 3 me Biennale Euro en de Sculpture, Normandie, France.
1986-90 Sculpture Walk. Lumsden, Scotland.
1987 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1987 Stein-Objekt-Projekt, Kreisverwaltung, Bad-Duerkheim, Germany.
1987 Industrie Messe, Koblenz, Germany.
1988 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1988 College Lands Sandstone Sculpture Project, Glasgow, Scotland.
1989 Sendai International Sculpture Symposium '89, Nanakita Park, Sendai, Japan.
1989 10 Years On, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scotland.
1990 Haramura Sculpture Exhibition, Yatsugatake CulturePark, Haramura, Nagano, Japan.
1990 Sculpture Trail, Inverness, Scotland.
1990 4th Japan Stone Product Concours, Oshima, Ehime,Japan.
1991 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1991 5 Stone Carvers, Konishi Gallery, Kyoto, Japan.
1991 Good Things Which Have No Name In Japan, two man show,Green Plaza, Sendai, Japan.
1992 NL40 in Iwate Sculpture Exhibition, Iwate, Japan.
1995 Yamanashi International Centre, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan.
1995 Japan Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia
1996 Two Man Show, Shirai Gallery, Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan.
1997 Water And Green, sculpture competition, selected moquette show, Hadano, Kanagawa, Japan
1997 Invited artist, Iwate Prefecture Festival of Art, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
1997-99 1Iwate Festival of Art, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
1998 Best Art Works in1997 from Miyagi, travelling shows around Miyagi-prefecture, Japan
1998 Affinity, Iwate Art Festival UK98, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2001 Hironori Katagiri and Kate Thomson, Bansui Gallery, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2002 Art Fair, Art Front Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2002 Christmas Charity Exhibitoin for UNISEF, Bansui Gallery, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2003 Japan-Rumania Cultural Exchange 2003 Exhibition, Tokyo Metroplitan Art Space Exhibition Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003 Small Sculptures from Iwate sculpture Symposium in 30 Years, Ishigami no Oka Gallery, Iwate, Japan
2003 Best Artist Awards 2002, Odette Gallery, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2004 Sara Sara, Bansui Gallery, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2004 Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri, SpaceTRY, Shiroganedai, Tokyo, Japan
2005 Kokaido Art Show 2005, Iwate ken Kokaido, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2006 Tokyo Ikebukuro Art Festival 2006,Takata Primary School, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Kokaido Art Show 2007, Iwate ken Kokaido, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2007 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Bansui Gallery, Sendai, MIyagi, Japan
2008 Eloquence of Material, 4 man show, Hillside Forum, Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Spring Wind-Art Front Gallery Collection, Hillside Forum, Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
2009

gLyrical Abstractionsh Mellerstian House, Berwickshire, Scotland

2009

gLyrical Abstractions 2h Hill House, Helensburgh, Scotland

2009

gRSA Annual Openh, Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland

2010

Hatsu-Uri Show, Iwate Prefecture Kokaido Civic Hall, Morioka, Iwate, Japan

2010

3rd Kokaido Art Show+, Iwate Prefecture Kokaido Civic Hall, Kyu-Ishiikenreishitei, Morioka, Iwate, Japan

2010

Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri Sculpture, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2010 "SOFA", New York, USA
2010 "Christmas Exhibition", Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
2011

Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri Sculpture, Hart Gallery, London, UK

2011 Living With Art, Club 8 Sutdio Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2011 City Stones, Park, J.Slowacki Park, Wroclaw, Poland
2011 "Messages From the North ~Tsunami Charity Exhibition", Gallery Tamura, Tokyo, Japan
2011 "20 Years ON: Ukishima Sculpture Studio", Kyu Ishi Kenrei shitei, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2011 "Mellerstain Art Gallery Summer Exhibition", Mellerstain Art Gallery, Mellerstain House, Gordon, Berwickshire, Scotland
2011- “Postcards From Japan”, St.John’s Church, Edinburgh, UK, touring to Japan Society, New York, USA, Japan Embassy, London, UK, IKON gellery, Birmingham, UK
2011 "TOHOKU - SCOTLAND", Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
2011 RSA OPEN 2011,Edinburgh, Scotland
2011 "Christmas Exhibition", Kyu Ishi Kenrei shitei, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2011-

Postcards To Japan, Iwate Museum of Art, Morioka, touring to Fukushima Museum of Art, Minami Soma museum, Fukushima, Japan

2012

"Out of Abstraction", Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

2013 “Lyrical Abstractions-Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri”, Space TRY, Tokyo, Japan.

2013

Maritime Exhibition, Coal Ruadh Sculpture Park, Scotland
2013 “Fumizuki-ten”, Art Gallery, Chinzanso Hotel Tokyo, Mejiro, Tokyo, Japan
2013 selected “RSA OPEN”, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2013 “Christmas Show”, Kaigado Gallery, Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2014 “New At 108”, 108 Fine Art, Harrogate, England,UK
2013 “London Art Fair”, represented by 108 Fine Art, London, England, UK
2014 As Ithers See Us”,Pobert Burns Birthplace Museum, Murdoch's Lone, Alloway, Ayr, Scotland, UK
2014 Kenreitei Anonymous”, Kyu Ishii Kenrei shitei, Morioka, Iwate, Japan.
2014 Milton Mixed Winter Show”, Milton Art Gallery, Banchory, Scotland, UK
2014 “REC3.11 `Post 3.11.What Art Can Do?”, Kyu Ishii Kenrei shitei, Morioka, Iwate, Japan.
2015 “Invisible Matters”, Art Gallery, Aberdeen University, Scotland, UK
2016 "Drawing Exhibition”, Junko Museum, Kitakami, Iwate, Japan
2016 “Lyrical Abstraction~Stone Sculpture Exhibition”, Milton Art Gallery, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

International Sculpture Symposia

1978 Suwako International Sculpture Symposium /Suwako Sculpture Park Project, Japan.
1981 Hagi International Sculpture Symposium /Shizukiyama Citizen's Park Project, Japan.
1982 Siklos International Sculpture Symposium /Open-air Theatre Project, Hungary.
1982 Lindabrunn International Sculpture Symposium /Enzesfeld Playground Project, Austria.
1983 Oost West Forum, Holland Festival, Dordrecht, Holland.
1983-84 Baden International Sculpture Symposium /City Hospital Garden Park Project, Austria.
1984-86 Lindabrunn International Sculpture Symposium /Lindabrunn Playground Project, Austria.
1985 Cork 800 International Sculpture Symposium, Cork, Republic of Ireland.
1986 Lumsden International Sculpture Symposium, Aberdeen, Scotland.
1987 Bad-Duerkheim International Sculpture Symposium /Kur Park Playground Project, Germany.
1987 Lindabrunn International Sculpture Symposium /Nieder Austria NewCapital City Public Art Project, Austria.
1988 Lindabrunn International Sculpture Symposium, Austria.
1988 College Lands Sandstone Sculpture Project, Glasgow, Scotland.
1989 Sendai International Sculpture Symposium '89, Sendai, Japan.
1990 Park-Hills Tawara Sculpture Symposium, Kansai Science City, Osaka, Japan.
1990 Malta-Oshima Sculpture Symposium, Oshima, Ehime, Japan.
1995 Lindabrunn International Sculpture Symposium, Austria.
1996 Nanao International Artist Camp, Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan.
1997 NL40 Sculpture Symposium, Iwate-town, Iwate, Japan
2002 Rachana International Sculpture Symposium, Lebanon
2003 Iwate Sculpture Symposium, Iwate-town, Iwate, Japan
2007 Krastal International Stone Symposium , Karntern, Austria

Public Commissions

1990 Monument for the hundredth anniversary of the establishment of SannaiVillage, Akita, Japan.
1991 Yurinoki-dori Sculpture Project, Hamamatsu, Japan.
1991 V.J.Bering Monument Plaza, Ajishima, Miyagi, Japan.
1992 Fountain Monument, Contemporary Poet Park, kitakami,Iwate, Japan.
1993 PACT project, Monument for the Centenary ofSendai Dai-ichi High School, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
1993 Sculptures for Neox, Chiba New Town Chuo, Chiba Japan.
1994 Fountain Monument for Furusato Nigiwai Plaza, Hashikami, Aomori, Japan.
1995 Monument for 50th Anniversary of establishment, Tsuchiyagawa, Kuzumaki,Iwate, Japan.
1995 Monument for the celeblation of the completion of the land re-adjustment project, Ruike-Minami, Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan.
1998 Monument for Hacho-Dozo, Yorozu Tetsugoro Museum, Towa, Iwate, Japan
1998 Sculpture Monument for redevelopment of Hirosaki city centre, Aomori, Japan
1999 Gate Sculpture for ukishima Primary School, Iwate Town, Iwate, Japan
1999 Clock Tower for the Iwate Town Sport Park, Iwate, Japan
1999 Street furniture for Hirosaki City Land-readjustment Project, Aomori, Japan
2000 Sculptures for Roppongi Restaurant XEX, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Sculptures for Daikanyama Restaurant XEX, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Fountain sculpture for Restaurant XEX in Atago Mori Bild., Tokyo, Japan
2002 Waiting For Sunrise 2002, sculpture for Asahi Seimei Insurance Building, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2002 Symphonia, Symbol Sculpture for the Iwate Kodomo-no-mori Park, Ichinohe, Iwate Japan
2003 Symbol Sculpture for the Kamakura Women's University, Kanagawa, Japan
2003 Sculptures for XEX Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
2003 Sculptures for Loys Cafe, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
2003 Symbol Sculpture for the Iwate Numakunai Station, Iwate Japan
1999 Gate Sculpture for ukishima Primary School, Iwate Town, Iwate, Japan
2004 Sculptures for Dorchister Minamiaoyama, Minamiaoyama, Tokyo, Japn
2004 Sculptures for Nango library, Nango, Aomori, Japan
2005 Sculpture for private garden, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2005 Sculptures for Five star, Minamisuna, Tokyo, Japan
2006 Monument for Takuboku Ishikawa, Morioka daiichi High School, Morioka, Iwate, Japn
2006 Fountain Sculpture for IHI Co.,Ltd bild., Toyosu, Tokyo, Japan
2006 Sculpture for Wiseman Co.,Ltd, Morioka, Iwate, Jaapn
2007 Sculpture for Kato Clinic, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2007 Sculpture for Sapporo bild., Sapporo, Japn
2007 Day and Night for Peninsula Hotel, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Fountain sculpture for Restaurant XEX in Tokyo Daimaru Bild., Tokyo, Japan
2007 Sculpture for Praud Shin-Urayasu, Shin-Urayasu, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Sculpture for Tachikawa Memorial International Hall, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Sculpture for Rikkyo University, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Sculpture for Hamadayama, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Kaiko,Eclipse, sculpture for Higashi Gotanda, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Izutsu, sculpture for Anyoin temple, Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Sculpture for Motoazabu Praud, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Wind and Tide, Minatomirai, Yokohama, Japan
2011

Sculpture for office, Kumamoto, Japan

2012

Sculpture for Pallace Hotel, Tokyo, Japan

2012

Sculpture for residential building, Sendai, Japan

2012

Sculpture for Park Homes Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan

2012 Seven Days, Hori Clinic, Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan

2013

Sculpture for private house, Morioka, Iwate, Japan.
2013 Sculpture for Kudan Minami residence art project, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Sculpture for Azabudai residence art project, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Sculpture for Chiyodafujimi The Tower art project, Iidabashi, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Sculpture for Takanawa Proud residence art project, Tokyo, Japan
2015 Sculpture Bench for Sakiyama Kaizuka JOmon Park, Miyako, Iwate, Japan
2015 Sculpture for Park City Osaki The Tower, Osaki, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Sculpture for residential building, Hiroo, Tokyo, Japan
2016 “Sky High”, 50th Anniversary Monument for Nichi-iko Co.Ltd project, Toyama, Japan.
   

Works in private collections in Japan, Austria, Germany and Great Britain.


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