Shozo Michikawa

Shozo Michikawa was born in Hokkaido, the most northern area of Japan, in 1953. After graduated Aoyama Gakuin University in 1975, he settled his base of ceramics activity to Seto, Aichi. His exhibitions are held widely in Japan and foreign countries like China, Phillipines, Mongolia, France, USA, and UK.

Solo Exhibitions (outside of Japan)


1996

Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines

 

1997

Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines

 

2001

Art Gallery, Ulaan baatar, Mongolia

 

2003

IZUKAN GALLERY, Manila, Philippines

 

2004

GALERIE BESSON, London, UK

 

2005

IZUKAN GALLERY, Manila, Philippines

Forbidden City, Beijing, China

Shandong Museum, Shandong, China

Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, USA

 

2006

Puls Contemporary Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

 

2007

„IZUKAN GALLERY“ Manila, Phillipines

„Galerie Besson“ London, UK

 

2008

„Clara Scremini Gallery“ Paris, France

 

2009

„GALERIE BESSON“ UK, France“

 

2011  

Terra Rossa, Leipzig, Germany

Puls Contemporary Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Cavin Morris Gallery, New York, USA

Erskine Hall & Co, London, UK

 

2012

Galerie Helene Poree, Paris, France

MATERIA, Quebec, Canada

 

2013

Peter Kummermann, Geneva, Suisse

Erskine Hall & Co, London, UK

 

2014

Helene Aziza, Paris, France

Japan Art, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2015

Erskine Hall & Co, London, UK

Mizengallery, Paris, France

Puls Contemporary Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

 

2016

Di Legno Gallery, Singapore

Japan Art, Frankfurt, Germany

Carlo Zauli Museum, Faenza, Italy

Centro Cultural Las Condes in Santiago, Chili

 

 

Group Exhibitions (outside of Japan)

 

1996

101Pitcher Exhibition, Terres de Provence, Paris, France

 

1999

Gallery Pots, GALERIE BESSON, London, UK

 

2002

Accompaniments of Tea, Daiichi Gallery, New York, USA

 

2003

Summer Exhibition, GALERIE BESSON, London, UK

 

2004

Japanese Ceramics, GALERIE, BESSON, London, UK

Maiden Bridge Exhibition, Maiden Bridge Farm, Lancaster, UK

SOFA Chicago, Chicago, USA

 

2005

Ceremica mosaico exhibition, Ravenna, Italy

Summer Exhibition, GALERIE BESSON, London, UK

With John Brown, Signature Shop Gallery, Atlanta, USA

 

2006

„Japanese Crafts Exhibition“ @Galerie Besson London,UK

 

2008

„SOFA NY“ N.Y. USA

„A Japanese Dialogue“ @The Scottish Gallery Scotland,UK

„The Great North Art Show“ Yorkshire,UK

„Twenty Years-Twenty Pots“ @Galerie Besson London, UK

„Tutor Exhibition“ @Sussex Barn Gallery Sussex,UK

„International Ceramics,Giroussens France

 

2009

Soft Beauty of Tranditional Shions,USA

The Art of Japan Craft 1870 to the Present,USA

SOFA Chicago, USA

 

2010

SOFA New York, USA

COLLECT, London, UK

Museum Ludwig „pots & paper“, Cologne, Germany

Galerie Besson „summer exhibition“, London, UK

Keramicos collection, Harlem, Holland

 

2011

Galerie Besson „pots from seven countries“, London, UK

Art of Pacific Asia show, Seattle, NYC, USA

 

2012

International trade fair „Modern masters“, Munich, Germany

NCECA „The world in a cup“, Seattle, USA

SOFA New York, USA

COLLECT, London, UK

HANHYANGLIM/ONGGIMUSEUM, Korea

 

2014

Art Ceram, France

Japanese ceramics, London, UK

The Oxford Ceramics Gallery „Tea Bowl Show“, Oxford, UK

Blue pottery Art Fair, Delhi, India

 

2015  

Shimada City Museum, Shimada, Japan  

International Ceramics, London, UK

 

2016  

Officine Saffi „Contemporary Japanese Ceramics“, Milano, Italy

Singapore Contemporary Art show, Singapore

 

 

Solo Exhibitions (in Japan)

 

1995

Tobu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

1997

Tokyu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2000

Hankyu Department Store Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Mitsukoshi Department Store Gallery, Kurashiki, Japan

 

2001

Tobu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2003

Matsuzakaya Department Store Gallery, Shizuoka, Japan

Tobu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2005

„Wa-noi“ Shizuoka, Japan

„Gallery Tokyo Eizo“ Tokyo, Japan

 

2008

„Gallery hu“ Nagoya, Japan

 

2009

„Gallery oyama“ Osaka, Japan

 

2011

Galerie hu, Nagoya, Japan

 

2013

Nihonbashi MITUKOSHI Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2014

Galerie hu, Nagoya, Japan

 

2016

Seto Ceramics and Glass Art Center, Seto, Japan

 

 

 

Workshops

 

1996

Higham Hall College, Cumbria UK

 

1997

Technical University of Philippines , Manila, Philippines

 

2001

Mongolia Art College, Ulan Bator, Mongolia

 

2003

Technical University of Philippines, Manila, Philippines

Higham Hall College, Cumbria UK

 

2004

University of Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

A Kiln Park for Cumbria in 2004, Penrith, UK

 

2005

University of Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

ATELIER CIRKEL, Belgium

Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Asheville, USA

 

2006

„Higham Hall“ Cumbria,UK

„Atelier Circle“ Belgium

 

2007

„West Dean College“ Sussex,UK

„Higham Hall“ Cumbria,UK

„Penland School of Crafts“ Penland,USA

 

2008

„West Dean College“ Sussex,UK

„Higham Hall“ Cumbria,UK

 

2009

„International Ceramic Festival“UK

„West Dean“,UK

„Higaham Hall“UK

„Keramik nud Topferschule“UK

2003-2012

Higham Hall, England, UK

 

2007-

West Dean College, England, UK

 

2011/2013

Art Director for the International Ceramic Art Festival Sasama (ICAF), Japan

 

 

Awards and Distinctions

1990

Kashiki“ Exhibition, Sapporo, Japan

 

1991

Design Competition, Seto, Japan

 

1992

The Bowl“ Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

 

1994

Seikiokoeru Craft Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan

 

2005

Grand Prix „CERAMIACMOSAICO“ Ravenna, Italy

 

2018

Bayerischer Staatspreis, Germany



Collections

 

2006

Qinglingsi Temple, Xi‘an

China-Japan Exchange Center, Beijing

 

2007

Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA

 

2009

National Museum of Wales

Aberystwyth University of Wales

 

2010

Losangels County Museum of Art, USA

 

2012

Modern Glass & Ceramic Museum of Coburg, Germany

 

2013

Shimada City Museum, Japan

 

2014

MK&G Hamburg

 

2015

National Museum of Wales, Wales