SASAI Fumie

SASAI Fumie

SASAI Fumie

  • Associate Professor
  • Urushi Lacquering
  • Urushi Lacquering

Profile

Resides Kyoto
Born 1973, Osaka
Experience

1996 B.F.A., Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto

1998  M.F.A., Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto

2003−2005  Studied at Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Current Assistant Professor, Kyoto City University of Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Galerie an der Pinakothek der Moderne, Munchen, Germany

2015

Gion Konishi, Kyoto

Galerie Mizen, Paris, France

2013 Takashimaya Nihonbashi, Tokyo/ Takashimaya Osaka/ Takashimaya Yokohama, Kanagawa
2010 Gallery Caption, Gifu, Japan
2009 ITOSHIKI Ka-Ta-Chi (Lovely Shapes), Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2006 Gion Konishi, Kyoto, Japan
2005 The Art Gallery, The Japan Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand (also in ’04)
2003 Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2002 Tea Ceremony Room, Doujien, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2001 Wacoal Ginza Art Space, Tokyo, Japan
1999 Exhibition Space, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2017 COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K
Designing Japan, Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, USA
TRESOR, Messe Basel,  Basel, Swiss
PAD London Art &Design, Berkeley Square, London, U.K
Hard Bodies: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer Sculpture,Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN, USA
2016 Art Stage Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Takashimaya Charitable Trust for Art and Culture Prize, Selection Exhibition, Takashimaya Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan
Master Piece London, The Royal Hospital Chelsea London, U.K
Craft Arts: Innovation of “Tradition and Avant-Garde,” and the Present Day, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
The Exhibition “Art of KOGEI, Spint of Kyoto” 2016 / Takashimaya Kyoto, Japan
Beyond Boundaries: A Future of Traditional Decoratire Arts 2016, Takashimaya Osaka, Japan
2015 COLLECT, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K
The world of Urushi and Ghost, Wajima Museum of Urushi Art, Ishikawa
PAD London Art &Design, Berkeley Square, London, U.K
REVELATIONS, GRAND PALAIS PARIS, Paris, France
Urushi Mountains, Hankyu Umeda, Osaka
Collected Items, The museum of Modern Art  Ibaraki, Ibaraki
Form of Urushi, Gallery Sokyo, Kyoto
2014 Beyond Boundaries A Future of Traditional Decoratire Arts, Ginza WAKO Hall, TOKYO
Urushi, Gallery Yakimono, Paris, France
2013 Wakaranai No Susume, The museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki
The Exhibition “Art of KOGEI, Spint of Kyoto” 2013 / Vietnam Fine-Arts Museum
2012

Resonant Uruwashi Exhibition-New vibrance in International Woman’s Urushi Art, Yamawaki Gallery,Tokyo /Gallery of Kyoto City University of Arts, Kyoto /Kitakata City Museum of Arts, Fukushima, Japan

(Vice Director of Resonant Uruwashi Exhibition Executive Committee)

2011

Japanese Modern Arts and Artists in Ibaraki, The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan

FLAWLESS: Contemporary Japanese Lacquer, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, USA

URUSHI: The Art of Japanese Contemporary Lacquer, Keiko Gallery, Boston, USA

KOGEI: Contemporary Kogei Art Fair, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

2010 Kyoto Crafts Biennale, Invited Artist Section, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
2009

Contemporary Japanese Lacquer, KEIKO Gallery, Boston, USA

SOFA New York, Park Avenue Armory, USA

SASAI Fumie and Tashima Etsuko in the Flower Garden, Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki, Japan

2008

SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier Festival Hall, USA

My Favorite flowers, Takashimaya Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan

2006 The child, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2002 Selected New Artists Exhibition of Kyoto, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
2001

The 7th International Contemporary Art Festival 2001, Tokyo International Forum,Tokyo, Japan

The 4th OKAMOTO Taro Memorial Award for Contemporary Art, OKAMOTO Taro Museum, Kanagawa, Japan

Awards

2015 The Kyoto Prefecture Cultural Prize, Encouragement Award
Takashimaya Charitable Trust for Art and Culture Prize
2014 The Best Young Artist Award by City of Kyoto
2008 The 30th Memorial Award, The Kyoto Art and Craft Artists Association Exhibition
2004 UNION Foundation for Ergo design Culture, Overseas Training Program
2003 POLA Art Foundation, Overseas Training Program
2001 Special Award, Saga Art Competition ’01

Collections

  • National Museum Guimet, Paris, France
  • Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA, USA
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN, USA
  • Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
  • The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan
  • Takashimaya Historical Museum, Osaka, Japan
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA, USA

(as of 2016 January )