浮島彫刻スタジオ UKISHIMA SCULPTURE STUDIO

History

1958Born in Kesennuma, Japan.
1981Studied at Miyagi University of Education, Art Course, Sendai, Japan.
1982-85Assistant Organiser, Symposion Lindabrunn, Austria.
1983Attended the Yorkshire Sculpture Conference, England.
1984Visiting Lecturer, Art Schools in Dublin and Cork, Ireland.
1983-87Worked at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop (mainly in winter).
1984Acting Organiser, Symposion Lindabrunn, Austria.
1985-Visiting Lecturer, Art Schools in Edinburgh and Glasgow,Scotland.
1985Made an Honourable Corkanian, Cork, Republic of Ireland .
1986Adviser, The Scottish Sculpture Trust, Scotland.
1986Committee Member, The Sculpture Advisory Group for the Glasgow Garden Festival, Scotland.
1986Technical Director, Sculpture Symposium, Aberdeen Young ArtistsFestival, Scotland.
1988Co-founder, Green Formation Planning Co.,Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
1988Latimer Award, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1988Co-founder and member, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Scotland.
1988Attended the International Sculpture Conference, Dublin, Republic of Ireland.
1989Organiser, Sendai International Sculpture Symposium '89, Sendai, Japan.
1991Worked at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop.
1991Established the Ukishima Sculpture Co.,Ltd., in Sendai and Ukishima Sculpture Studio in Iwate, Japan.
1991Consultant, Jozenji-dori Area Planning Committee, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
1992Ukishima 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.
1993Organiser, PACT project, Sendai, Japan.
1993Adviser, Shichigahama Art Warriors '93 , Ceramic Symposium, Shichigahama, Miyagi, Japan.
1993Adviser, Stone Sculpture Competition, 8th National Culture Festival-Iwate, Japan.
1993Attended the TICKON International Sculpture Conference, Langeland, Denmark.
1994-96Art Director, Symposion Lindabrunn, Austria.
1995Co-ordinator, International Sculpture Conference, Lindabrunn, Austria.
1996Adviser, Bon'ness International Sculpture Symposium, Scotland.
1996Member, Japan Urban Design Institute
1997-Associate Member, Japan Institute of Architects, Iwate, Japan
1998Jury for sculpture section, Iwate Festival of Art, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
1998Administrator, Iwate Art Festival UK98, Iwate, Japan
2000Artist In Residence, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
2000-01Committee member, Reseach for recoordination of Ishigami no Oka Sculpture Park, Iwate, Japan
2001Artist in Residence, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
2001Committee member, Ishigami no Oka Sculpture Park, Iwate, Japan
2003Awarded Best Artist in Iwate 2002
20031st price winner of the Iwate Numakunai Art Road project Competition, Iwate-town, Iwate, Japan
2003Invited speaker for the Stone Work Symposium 2005, Ohio, USA
2005Art Director,Kokaido Art Show 2005, Iwate ken Kokaido, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2006Member of Organising Committee, Ikebukuro Art Festival 2006, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
2007Invited speaker for the Krastal International Stone Conference , Karntern, Austria
2007Art Director, Kokaido Art Show 2007, Iwate ken Kokaido, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2007Invited speaker for the Hualien Sculpture Conference, Taiwan
2010Art Director, 3rd Kokaido Art Show+, Iwate ken Kokaido, Kyu-Ishiikenreishitei, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2011-Initiator of the “ Postcard Projects”, Japan and UK
2016Awarded the 1stprize Invited competition for Nichiiko Co.Ltd 50th Anniversary Monument project, Toyama, Japan.
2016Worked at the Scottish Sculpture Workshop
2019-Committee member, Coordination of Ishigami no Oka Art Museum, Iwate, Japan.

Solo Exhibitions

1987Installation Demonstration, Miyagi Museum of Fine Art, Sendai, Japan.
1989Somewhere in Sometime, one man show, Clio Gallery,Sendai, Japan.
1997One man show, Moriioka Crystal Gallery, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2001Hironori Katagiri, Jock Colvill Hall, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK
2001Hironori Katagiri, Peacock Visuall Arts, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
2001Light and Silence, Morioka City Art Centre, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2004Sarasara, Bansuii Gallery,Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2004Kate Thomson nd Hironori Katagiri,Two man Show, space TRY Gallery, Shiroganedai, Tokyo, Japan
2008The Eloquence of Material, Hillside Forum, Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
2016“Drawing Exhibition”, solo exhibition at Junko Museum, Kitakami, Iwate, Japan
2018“Ghost Memory”, Yorozu Tetsugoro Memorial Museum, Hanamaki, Iwate, Japan
2018“Hironori Katagiri / Lifetide”, Birch Tree Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Group Exhibition

1978Four Man Show, Green Plaza, Sendai, Japan.
1979Excretion, two man show, Sendai Museum, Japan.
198412 Japaner im Frauenbad, Baden, Austria.
1985Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1985Scottish Sculpture Open 3, Kildrummy Castle,Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
1985-99Work exhibited in Crammond Sculpture Park, Scotland.
19863 me Biennale Euro en de Sculpture, Normandie, France.
1986-90Sculpture Walk. Lumsden, Scotland.
1987Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1987Stein-Objekt-Projekt, Kreisverwaltung, Bad-Duerkheim, Germany.
1987Industrie Messe, Koblenz, Germany.
1988Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1988College Lands Sandstone Sculpture Project, Glasgow, Scotland.
1989Sendai International Sculpture Symposium '89, Nanakita Park, Sendai, Japan.
198910 Years On, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scotland.
1990Haramura Sculpture Exhibition, Yatsugatake CulturePark, Haramura, Nagano, Japan.
1990Sculpture Trail, Inverness, Scotland.
19904th Japan Stone Product Concours, Oshima, Ehime,Japan.
1991Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland.
19915 Stone Carvers, Konishi Gallery, Kyoto, Japan.
1991Good Things Which Have No Name In Japan, two man show,Green Plaza, Sendai, Japan.
1992NL40 in Iwate Sculpture Exhibition, Iwate, Japan.
1995Japan Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia
1995Yamanashi International Centre, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan.
1996Two Man Show, Shirai Gallery, Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan.
1997Water And Green, sculpture competition, selected moquette show, Hadano, Kanagawa, Japan
1997Invited artist, Iwate Prefecture Festival of Art, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
1997-99Iwate Festival of Art, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
1998Best Art Works in1997 from Miyagi, travelling shows around Miyagi-prefecture, Japan
1998Affinity, Iwate Art Festival UK98, Gallery Saiensu, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2001Hironori Katagiri and Kate Thomson, Bansui Gallery, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2002Art Fair, Art Front Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2002Christmas Charity Exhibitoin for UNISEF, Bansui Gallery, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2003Japan-Rumania Cultural Exchange 2003 Exhibition, Tokyo Metroplitan Art Space Exhibition Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003Small Sculptures from Iwate sculpture Symposium in 30 Years, Ishigami no Oka Gallery, Iwate, Japan
2003Best Artist Awards 2002, Odette Gallery, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2004Sara Sara, Bansui Gallery, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
2004Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri, SpaceTRY, Shiroganedai, Tokyo, Japan
2005Kokaido Art Show 2005, Iwate ken Kokaido, Morioka, iwate, Japan
2006Tokyo Ikebukuro Art Festival 2006,Takata Primary School, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
2007Kokaido Art Show 2007, Iwate ken Kokaido, Morioka, iwate, Japan
200710th Anniversary Exhibition, Bansui Gallery, Sendai, MIyagi, Japan
2008Eloquence of Material, 4 man show, Hillside Forum, Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
2008Spring Wind-Art Front Gallery Collection, Hillside Forum, Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
2009“Lyrical Abstractions” Mellerstian House, Berwickshire, Scotland
2009“Lyrical Abstractions 2” Hill House, Helensburgh, Scotland
2009“RSA Annual Open”, Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland
2010Hatsu-Uri Show, Iwate Prefecture Kokaido Civic Hall, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
20103rd Kokaido Art Show+, Iwate Prefecture Kokaido Civic Hall, Kyu-Ishiikenreishitei, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2010"SOFA", New York, USA
2010Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri Sculpture, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
2010"Christmas Exhibition", Compass Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
2011Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri Sculpture, Hart Gallery, London, UK
2011Living With Art, Club 8 Sutdio Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2011City 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
2011RSA 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.
2013Maritime Exhibition, Coal Ruadh Sculpture Park, Scotland
2013“Fumizuki-ten”, Art Gallery, Chinzanso Hotel Tokyo, Mejiro, Tokyo, Japan
2013selected “RSA OPEN”, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2013“London Art Fair”, represented by 108 Fine Art, London, England, UK
2014“Christmas Show”, Kaigado Gallery, Imperial Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2014“New At 108”, 108 Fine Art, Harrogate, England,UK
2014As Ithers See Us”,Pobert Burns Birthplace Museum, Murdoch's Lone, Alloway, Ayr, Scotland, UK
2014Kenreitei Anonymous”, Kyu Ishii Kenrei shitei, Morioka, Iwate, Japan.
2014Milton 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
2017Invited artist, 154th Open Annual Exhibition, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Art, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
2018““Iwate Art Fair”, Club Eight Studio Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2021“Lyrical Abstractions-Kate Thomson and Hironori Katagiri”, Implexus Gallery, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2021“Family Portrait - 10th Spring”, Kyu Ishii Kenrei shitei, Morioka, Iwate, Japan.

International Sculpture Symposium

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

Public Projects

1990Monument for the hundredth anniversary of the establishment of SannaiVillage, Akita, Japan.
1991Yurinoki-dori Sculpture Project, Hamamatsu, Japan.
1991V.J.Bering Monument Plaza, Ajishima, Miyagi, Japan.
1992Fountain Monument, Contemporary Poet Park, kitakami,Iwate, Japan.
1993PACT project, Monument for the Centenary ofSendai Dai-ichi High School, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
1993Sculptures for Neox, Chiba New Town Chuo, Chiba Japan.
1994Fountain Monument for Furusato Nigiwai Plaza, Hashikami, Aomori, Japan.
1995Monument for 50th Anniversary of establishment, Tsuchiyagawa, Kuzumaki,Iwate, Japan.
1995Monument for the celeblation of the completion of the land re-adjustment project, Ruike-Minami, Hachinohe, Aomori, Japan.
1998Monument for Hacho-Dozo, Yorozu Tetsugoro Museum, Towa, Iwate, Japan
1998Sculpture Monument for redevelopment of Hirosaki city centre, Aomori, Japan
1999Gate Sculpture for ukishima Primary School, Iwate Town, Iwate, Japan
1999Clock Tower for the Iwate Town Sport Park, Iwate, Japan
1999Street furniture for Hirosaki City Land-readjustment Project, Aomori, Japan
2000Sculptures for Roppongi Restaurant XEX, Tokyo, Japan
2001Sculptures for Daikanyama Restaurant XEX, Tokyo, Japan
2001Fountain sculpture for Restaurant XEX in Atago Mori Bild., Tokyo, Japan
2002Waiting For Sunrise 2002, sculpture for Asahi Seimei Insurance Building, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2002Symphonia, Symbol Sculpture for the Iwate Kodomo-no-mori Park, Ichinohe, Iwate Japan
2003Symbol Sculpture for the Kamakura Women's University, Kanagawa, Japan
2003Sculptures for XEX Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
2003Sculptures for Loys Cafe, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
2003Symbol Sculpture for the Iwate Numakunai Station, Iwate Japan
1999Gate Sculpture for ukishima Primary School, Iwate Town, Iwate, Japan
2004Sculptures for Dorchister Minamiaoyama, Minamiaoyama, Tokyo, Japn
2004Sculptures for Nango library, Nango, Aomori, Japan
2005Sculpture for private garden, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2005Sculptures for Five star, Minamisuna, Tokyo, Japan
2006Monument for Takuboku Ishikawa, Morioka daiichi High School, Morioka, Iwate, Japn
2006Fountain Sculpture for IHI Co.,Ltd bild., Toyosu, Tokyo, Japan
2006Sculpture for Wiseman Co.,Ltd, Morioka, Iwate, Jaapn
2007Sculpture for Kato Clinic, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2007Sculpture for Sapporo bild., Sapporo, Japn
2007Day and Night for Peninsula Hotel, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
2007Fountain sculpture for Restaurant XEX in Tokyo Daimaru Bild., Tokyo, Japan
2007Sculpture for Praud Shin-Urayasu, Shin-Urayasu, Tokyo, Japan
2008Sculpture for Tachikawa Memorial International Hall, Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan
2009Sculpture for Rikkyo University, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
2009Sculpture for Hamadayama, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
2010Kaiko,Eclipse, sculpture for Higashi Gotanda, Tokyo, Japan
2010Izutsu, sculpture for Anyoin temple, Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan
2010Sculpture for Motoazabu Praud, Tokyo, Japan
2011Wind and Tide, Minatomirai, Yokohama, Japan
2011Sculpture for office, Kumamoto, Japan
2012Sculpture for Pallace Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
2012Sculpture for residential building, Sendai, Japan
2012Sculpture for Park Homes Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan
2012Seven Days, Hori Clinic, Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan
2013Sculpture for private house, Morioka, Iwate, Japan.
2013Sculpture for Kudan Minami residence art project, Tokyo, Japan
2014Sculpture for Azabudai residence art project, Tokyo, Japan
2014Sculpture for Chiyodafujimi The Tower art project, Iidabashi, Tokyo, Japan
2014Sculpture for Takanawa Proud residence art project, Tokyo, Japan
2015Sculpture Bench for Sakiyama Kaizuka JOmon Park, Miyako, Iwate, Japan
2015Sculpture for Park City Osaki The Tower, Osaki, Tokyo, Japan
2016Sculpture for residential building, Hiroo, Tokyo, Japan
2016“Sky High”, 50th Anniversary Monument for Nichi-iko Co.Ltd project, Toyama, Japan.
2016“White Eclipse”, Oikawa Clinic, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
2017“Awakening Landscape”, for residential building, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan.
2017“Awakening Landscape”, for residential building, Yushima, Tokyo, Japan
2017““Sleeping Heart”, for Ginza Six, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2017“Sleeping Heart”, for residential building, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
2017“Obelisk”, Nichi-Iko Co.Ltd, Namerikawa, Toyama Japan
2018“Revelation”, Park Court Hinokimachi The Tower,  Tokyo Midtown, Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan
2018““White Eclypse”, Hyatt Regend Beijing Hotel, China
2018“Harmonie Préétablie”, for residential building, Ichibancho, Tokyo, Japan
2018“Stellar Wind”, KPMG, Edinburgh, Scotland
2019"Tsukubai", Ueno Ikenohata, Tokyo, Japan
2019"Moon", "Earth", "Wind", "Mountain", Park House Grand Minami Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan
2019“Pulse”, for Park House Ebisuminami, Tokyo, Japan
2019“Oval”, for Musashikoyama Palm, Kanagawa, Japan
2019“Premotion for Journey”, for Guguan Hoshinoya, Taiwan
2019-20/th>‘”Source”,”Waveship”, “Tide”,” Flow”,” Rain” for Ebina, Kanagawa, Japan