Sugiura Noriyoshi (1964-)

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Okimono “Metamorphose”
Madake-Shirasabidake bamboo (white bamboo), rattan and lacquer
Signed: Noriyoshi
Sugiura Noriyoshi (1964-)
H:31.5cm, L:45cm, D:48cm
Tomobako, original box signed by the artist
Magaki weave (stripe lines)
Sanbon nawame weave

Sendai-born Sugiura Noriyoshi was 33 when he decided to train in the bamboo arts and moved to Beppu in Kyushu. In 1997 & 1998 he studied at the Oita Prefectural Beppu Technical College (Ōita kenritsu Beppu kōtō gijutsu senmonkō) and the Beppu Industrial Art Crafts Institute (Beppu sangyō kōgei shaken jo) which are unified today as the Oita Prefectural Bamboo Arts Crafts Training Support Center (Ōitaken chikukōgei kunren shien sentaa). He latter apprenticed under Watanabe Chikusei II (b.1932) and Okazaki Chikuhōsai II (b. 1933).  During the 2008 Oita National Sports Festival, a flower basket by Sugiura Noriyoshi was presented to the Emperor of Japan. He works in Beppu City, Oita, Kyushu Island, Japan.

EDUCATION
1997, Graduated from Oita Prefectural Technical Institute, Department of Bamboo Arts
1998, Graduated from Beppu Advanced Industrial Arts and Technology Institute, Department of Bamboo Arts
2003, Apprenticed to Watanabe Chikusei II
2005, Apprenticed to Okazaki Chikuhosai II

EXHIBITION & PRIZE
2004, Admitted to 51st Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition
2004, Received Oita Mayor’s award at Oita Bamboo Art exhibition for the functional objects
2007, Winner of OAB Prize to 42nd Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Western Division
2007, Admitted to 54th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition
2007, Received Oita Mayor’s award at Oita Bamboo Art exhibition for the functional objects
2007, Solo exhibition at Gallery Otsu, Sapporo
2008, Gifted a flower basket to the Emperor of Japan
2009, Winner of Oita Governor’s Prize at Oita Bamboo Art exhibition for the functional objects for the 3rd time (2004 & 2007)
2009, Admitted to 11th Japan Traditional Craft Arts Exhibition, Western Division
2010, SOFA New York
2010, SOFA West: Santa Fe, New Mexico
2010, SOFA Chicago
2010, Art Miami
2011, SOFA New York
2011, Dallas Art Fair
2011, Art Chicago
2011, Art Antiques London
2011, Houston Art Fair
2011, Int’l. Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show, New York
2011, SOFA Chicago
2013, Oita’s ArtMovement, in partnership with the Oita Prefectural Government, a museum-quality show, TAI Gallery, Santa Fe
2014, Group show, Japanese American Cultural Community Center, Los Angeles

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