Tomoko Sakumoto

Lives and works in Okayama

1978 Born in Okayama, Japan

2000 Graduated from Okayama University, B.F.A.

2002 Okayama Prefectural University Graduate School, M.F.A.

2006 Became Assistant Professor at Okayama Prefectural University School of Design

2007 Studio Artist at Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Par

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 FORM FROM | TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY

2016 FORM FROM | TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY

2015 Tomoko Sakumoto Solo Exhibition | Gallery A-zone, Okayama

2012 Form From | Nagi Museum of Contemporary Art, Okayama

2010 Tomoko Sakumoto’s Objet | Gallery A-zone, Okayama

2008 SHIMA SHIMA SEKAI | Cifa-Cafe, Okayama

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS, ART FAIRS

2019 ‘Design and Technique of Contemporary Japanese Ceramics 2019’ | Setouchi City Museum of Art, Okayama

2018 ‘Japan×Faenza Trajectory of Sister City, International Ceramic Exhibition, Ceramic Art School Exchange’ | Faenza

City Gallery, Italy

ART CENTRAL 2018 | Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong

2017 ‘SUMMER 2017’ | gallery A-zone, Okayama

ART CENTRAL 2017 | Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong

2016 ‘Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale #4’ | Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Indonesia

ART in PARK HOTEL TOKYO 2016 | Park Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo

2015 ‘Méér kunst van het decoreren – Kunstenaars delen hungeheimen’ | Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur Tegelen,

Netherland

‘Artists of Faenza + Eri Dewa + Tomoko Sakumoto’ | Sekiguchi Museum, Tokyo

2014 ‘A Way to Connect with the World – Ceramic Art to Look, See, and Feel’ | Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu

‘MINIMAL ART’ | Gallery A-zone, Okayama

ART FAIR TOKYO 2014 | Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo

2013 ‘All kinds of Celamics – 20 Years of the Artist in Residence Program’ | The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park,

Shiga

‘Ceramica contemporanea giapponese in Italia : il Premio Faenza’ | Istituto Giapponese di Cultura in Roma, Italy

‘Osaka Gallery Selection – The point of view of female artist -‘ | Hankyu Umeda Main Store, Osaka

2011 ‘Ceramica Viva – I ceramisti giapponesi premiati a Faenza’ | Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Tokyo/Gallery Voice,

Gifu

‘Enjoying Ceramic Art – Gourmet of Ceramic’ | The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shiga

‘Rittai butsubutsu-ten’ | Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo

2010 ‘Holiday Toast’ | MIYAKO YOSHINAGA Art Prospects NY

2009 ‘The Present of ART, Okayama 2009’ | Tenjinyama Cultural Plaza of Okayama Prefecture, Takahashi City Muse-

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AWARDS

2017 The 11th International Ceramic Competition Mino, Honorable-

Mention

2014 The 10th International Ceramic Competition Mino, Honorable-

Mention

International Ceramics Festival Mino’14, Selected

2012 9th Marusen Culture Award

13th Okayama Arts and Culture Award, Grand Prix

2011 57th International Competition of Ceramic Art, Italy, Premio-

Cersaie Faenza

30th Chozasho Tokoname Ceramic Art Exhibition Prize, Selected

2009 2nd Volvo Art & Design Competition, Award of Excellence

The 5th World Ceramic Biennale Korea 2009, Selected