ARTIST INFO

Kozo SHIBATAKA

Shibataka was born in Osaka in 1948. Graduated from Musashino Junior College of Art in 1968 and has developed his style of expression mainly with copperplate engraving based in Kansai since 1978. Once selected for “Art Now ’82, at Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art”, Shibataka acquired many platforms to exhibit and has participated in various international print exhibitions. His unique engraving expression is highly recognized in and outside Japan. His recent prominent works include book art and installation, his future development is also draws attention.

Works

  • Title
    Nagisa7B
    Size
    56.5×76cm
    Year
    2014
    Medium
    Monotype print
  • Title
    Nagisa8A
    Size
    64×48cm
    Year
    2014
    Medium
    Monotype print
  • Title
    Nagisa9B
    Size
    56.5×76cm
    Year
    2014
    Medium
    Monotype print
  • Title
    To Cythera Island
    Size
    36×36cm
    Year
    2014
    Medium
    Monotype print
  • Title
    Nagisa7B
    Size
    56.5×76cm
    Year
    2014
    Medium
    Monotype print
  • Title
    Nagisa8A
    Size
    64×48cm
    Year
    2014
    Medium
    Monotype print
  • Title
    Nagisa9B
    Size
    56.5×76cm
    Year
    2014
    Medium
    Monotype print
  • Title
    To Cythera Island
    Size
    36×36cm
    Year
    2014
    Medium
    Monotype print

CV

1948
Born in Osaka
1968
Graduated Musashino Art University Junior College of Art and Design
2000
GALLERY KONO, Mie
1976
Insert prints on M. Brancho, translated by Tanaka Junichi "The Madness on White Monday", "The Drifting Epaves 1" (published by Hayashi Graphic Press)

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1972
Shirota Gallery ,Tokyo
1975
Muramatsu Gallery,Tokyo
1978
Heian Gallery ,Kyoto
1979
Shinanobasi Gallery Apron,Osaka
1981
galerie16, Kyoto
1990
gallery coco, Kyoto
1994
ART BOX, Osaka
1994
ESPACE446, Osaka
1994
BASE GALLERY, Tokyo
1996
Bell Bookstore 2F Gallery
2001
GALLERY mai, Tokyo
2005
Gallery Den , Osaka
2005
Gallery R・P , Osaka
2006
chef d'oeuvre, Osaka
2008
Shinanobasi Gallery 5,Osaka
2009
u:ni:pon2kau, Osaka
2010
2kw 58,Osaka
2011
2kw 58,Osaka
2012
Amano Gallery,Osaka
2012
Ashiya Gallery,Hyogo
2013
GALLERY Ami-Kanoko,Osaka
2013
Amano Gallery,Osaka
2015
Gallery Yamaki Fine Art,Kobe,Hyogo
2018
Ashiya Gallery Kyoto,Kyoto

Selected Group Exhibitions

1978
Intelligence and order: Eight people 's molding Shinanobashi Galleray ,Osaka
1980
Group Exhibition Shinanobashi Galleray ,Osaka
1982
Art Now ’82, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art
1987
17th Lubburiana International Print Biennale ",Yugoslavia
1988
12th Kurafu International Print Biennale ,Poland
1991
Krakow International Print Painting Triennale '91, Poland
1992
OSAKA ’92,Contemporary art center for the prefecture of Osaka
1992
Perspectives from Japan: Nine Printmakers, Extension Gallery,Toronto,Canada
1997
10 From Osaka Art,54 Gallery,New York
1997
Group Exhibition, ESPACE446,Osaka
1998
HANGA-New Direction in Japanese Printing,Graphic Studio Gallery,Dublin, Ireland
2002
JAPANESE CONTEMPORARY ART Exhibition,Türk Japon Vakfı Kültür Merkezi,Ankara,Turkey
2004
gallerism2004,Contemporary art center for the prefecture of Osaka
2005
Kyung-In Museum of Fine Art,Seoul,South Korea
2008
International Book Art Exhibition in cheong-Ju, Korean craft Museum,cheongju,South Korea
2009
GALLERY IROHANI,Osaka
2010
Book Art 2008 Japan-Korea, Seoul,Tokyo,Osaka
2010
Ashiya Gallery ,Hyogo
2013
Yosimi Shibataka:Crafts Kozo Shibataka:Prints ,Osaka
2014
Book Art 20013-14 Japan-Korea, Nakanoshima Design Museum