CV  /  CV -Japanese

Education

Bachelor of Fine Art in Design, 2013 Tama art University, Tokyo, Japan

Master of Engineering in Crystalline Materials Science, 1993 Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Aich, Japan

Bachelor of Science in Physics, 1991 Nagoya University, Aich, Japan

Career

Engaged as an engineer in Japan for 17 years at IBM Japan

Exhibitions 

– Solo exhibitions

2017 “Light refractions”, Oriental design gallery, Hiroshima, Japan

2016 “Promenades”, IRIYA Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

– Selected group exhibitions

2018 “Selected as a finalist for APDA Kyoto exhibition”, be-Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

2017 “NAKANOJO BIENNALE 2017”, Gunma, Japan

2017 “NAKANOJO BIENNALE 2017 Prelude”, Gunma, Japan

2016 “Open Call for Art Project Ideas 2016”, Hiroshima MOCA, Hiroshima, Japan

2015 “NAKANOJO BIENNALE 2015”, Gunma, Japan

2014 “ZUSHI ART SITE 2014”, Kanagawa, Japan

2013 “Kobe Biennale 2013”, Meriken Park, Kobe, Japan

Awards

2018, Selected as a finalist for APDA Kyoto Competition

2016, Open Call for Art Project Ideas 2016, Oriental Hotel Hiroshima Prize

2013, Kobe Biennale 2013, Art in container International Competition, Encouragement Prize

2011, Dream Bed Design Contest, honorable mention in Idea Division

Residencies

2017, NAKANOJO BIENNALE 2017 AIR, Gunma, Japan

2015, NAKANOJO BIENNALE 2015 AIR, Gunma, Japan

Curatorial projects

2014, “JIROX retrospective exhibition”, HIGURE17-15cas, Tokyo, Japan, co-curated by tokidoki-jido

Teaching

2016, Lecture, “International Symposium Sense of Globe”, University of Tokyo, Japan

2013-14, Lecture for Industrial design and CAD, Nippon Engineering College, Tokyo, Japan

Media

2017 Iwashita, R., Yomiuri Shimbun, vol. 9/10/2017, p.29

2017 NAKANOJO BIENNALE 2017, Poster, Main visual

2017 OZ magazine, vol. September, p68, p101, p102,

2013 Bijutsu Techo, October 2013 vol. 65 an extra issue, Kobe Biennale 2013 public guide book, p33, p41

2013 Bijutsu Techo, July 2013 vol.65, p174

Media ーTV broadcasting

2017 NHK, Mooning News “Ohayo Syutoken”, Interview, 4/8/2017

2017 NHK, Evening News “hotto Gunma”, Introduction, 4/6/2017

2013 NHK, Evening News “Yuudoki Network”, Introduction, 28/9/2013