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Kengo Takahashi

1982

Born, Kagoshima Prefecture

2010

Graduated, Tokyo University of the Arts, School of Fine Arts, Department of Crafts

2012

Received Master’s Degree, Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Department of Metal Casting

2012 - 2015

Tokyo University of the Arts, School of Fine Arts, Department of Crafts, Metal Casting Course, Teacher’s Assistant

2015 - 2018

Tokyo University of the Arts, School of Fine Arts, Department of Crafts, Metal Casting Course, Part-time Instructor

At present, pursuing post-graduate work at Tokyo University of the Arts, School of Fine Arts, Department of Crafts, Metal Casting Course

 
 

AWARDS

2008

Haruji Naito Award

2010

“Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate Exhibition”, Taito-ku Honorable Mention Award (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo)
Selected for “Minami Nihon Bijutsu-ten” (Kagoshima-kan/Kagoshima)

2011

Selected for“The 6th Art Plaza Grand Prize Exhibition” (Geidai Art Plaza, Tokyo)
“AAC Art Meets Architecture Competition”

2012

Received prize from Metro Cultural Foundation for thesis work at Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo University of the Arts Art Museum, Tokyo)

2013

Received grand prize at “The 7th Sano Renaissance Chukin-ten” (Sanoshi Community Hall/Tochigi)

2014

Received grand prize at “The 19th Mokichi Okada Award Art Fair” (MOA Art Museum/Atami)

2015

Received grand prize at “The 8th Sano Renaissance Chukin-ten” (Sanoshi Community Hall/Tochigi, NHK Utsunomiya Station Chief Award)

2018

Received Geidai Emerald Prize

 

Selected Solo-Exhibitions

2016

“Kengo Takahashi Solo Exhibition” (Seizan Gallery, Tokyo)

2017

Received Award for Best New Artist from The 46th Dentōkugei Nihon kinkō-ten (Meiji Jingu Takaramono-kan, Tokyo)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010

“Dobutsu no Mori” (Utsunomiya Museum, Tochigi)

2012

“Mitsukoshi Art Fair” (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
“Taichi no Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial Satoyama Art Zoo 2012”(Nobutai, Niigata)(Anjin, Tokyo)

2013

“Kogei”(Daimaru Shinsaibashi, Osaka)
“Nichuu no Chabunka Koryu-ten” (Tokyo University of the Arts Exhibition Hall, Tokyo) (Tsinghua University School of Fine arts/China)

2014

“Chūgoku cha kagami” (Chongqing, China)

2015

“Nihon no Chukin – Imono no Katachi-ten” (Saitama Prefectural Modern Art Museum, Saitama)
“Ashita he no Rutsubo-ten” (Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka)

2016

“Material Symphysis” (University for the Creative Arts, England)
“Silver Drops “Chapter1 Prelude” Exhibition (Seizan Gallery, Tokyo)
“Shin Gigei –Hono–“ (Tokyo University of the Arts Exhibition Hall, Tokyo)
“〜Mito he no Gusho〜 Za Tewaza III” (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
“Mitsukoshi x Geidai Summer Art Festival 2016 Jidai wo Ninau Wakate Sakka-ten” (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
“Something Precious”(Seizan Gallery, Tokyo)

2017

“Kyoi no Chozetsu giko! Meiji Kogei kara Gendai Art he” (Mitsui Memorial Museum, Tokyo)
“Fushigi! Kyoi! Omoshiroi!” (Saihodo Gallery, Tokyo)

2018

“Art Fair Tokyo” (Seizan Gallery, Tokyo)
“Kyoi no Chozetsu Giko! Meiji Kogei Kara Gendai Art he” (Gifu Prefectural(Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu / Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art / The Suiboku Museum, Toyama / Abeno Harukas, Osaka)