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Akihiko Izukura

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1942 Born in Nishijin, Kyoto
1960 Entered Doshisha University and at the time join HINAYA Co., Ltd.
1965 Graduated from Doshisha University, Faculty of Economics
1974 The Kyoto Shimbunsha Prize
Osaka Municipal Museum of Art Prize
1975 The Mayor of Kyoto Prize
Osaka Municipal Museum of Art Prize
1976 Kyoto Arts and Crafts Exhibition Prize
The 15th Modern Arts & Craft Prize
1983 Become a president of HINAYA Co., Ltd.
Become a president of COSMOS Co., Ltd.
1994 Established Senshoku-do( The Morals of Fabric Dyeing and Weaving)
1994 July The 1st Dyeing and Weaving Dedication Ceremony (Since then, held in July every year) Kaikonoyashiro (Silkworm Shrine)
Kyoto, Japan
August “Kusi Institute Summer Conference” Senshoku-do presentation (Since then, held in August every year until 1997)
Boston, U.S.A.
October Exhibition and seminar, Fujita Vente, Tokyo
Kyoto, Nishijin “From the origins to tomorrow” exhibition. The message from the grass, tree and insects.
1995 July The 11th International Tapestry Symposium
Graz, Austria
September Participated as a guest at Hermes headquarters for Senshoku-do presentation
Paris, France
1996 January Kyoto International Seminar “Senshoku-do open lecture”
1997 May “Modern Japanese textile Exhibition” Exhibition and Senshoku-do workshop
The Museum of Ethnology
Vienna, Austria
July Established IANT (International Association of Natural Textiles)
1999 March “The world of Akihiko Izukura : Modern natural fabric dye Exhibition”
Start of a traveling exhibition at Prefectural Museum of Art across the nation.
(Until June, 2006)
April The 1st Dyeing and Weaving Dedication Ceremony (Since then, held in April every year)
Hisaizu shrine
Saitama, Japan
2001 April
– June
“Zero Emission : Modern Japanese Textiles by Akihiko Izukura” Exhibition and Senshoku-do workshop
Round Tower Museum
Copenhagen, Denmark
June
- September
“Infinity : The Textiles of Akihiko Izukura” Exhibition and Senshoku-do workshop
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
New York, U.S.A.
2002 February IANT authorized nonprofit organization (NPO)
2003 April “The World of Infinity: The work of Akihiko Izukura” Exhibition and Senshoku-do workshop
Wheelwright Museum
Santa Fe, U.S.A
July “The 20th International Textile Symposium” Exhibition and Senshoku-do demonstration
Graz, Austria
2007 February “The Silk Sculptures of Akihiko Izukura” Exhibition and Senshoku-do workshop
Southwest School of Art and Craft
San Antonio, U.S.A.
2008 June Become a chairman of HINAYA Co., Ltd.
2008 October
- 2009 January
“Life in colors : Works of Natural Textile Artist Akihiko Izukura”
Kobe Fashion Museum
Hyogo, Japan
2010 April "LIFE in COLOURS : The works of Akihiko Izukura" Exhibition, Senshoku-do workshop and slideshow
Nottingham Trent University
Nottingham, U.K.
2012 January-February "Life in Colors in Hawaii 2012" Exhibition, Senshoku-do workshop and public lecture
University of Hawaii at Manoa and Academy Art Center, Honolulu Museum of Arts (Honolulu Museum of Art School)
Hawaii, U.S.A.
2014 May "Life in Colors 2014-AKIHIKO IZUKURA" Exhibition, Senshoku-do workshop and public lecture
EHCC/ Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art and Kalakaua Park
Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.
June-July "30 year International Textile Art Graz", Exhibition
STEIERMARKHOF, Graz, Austria
September "Akihiko Izukura LIFE IN COLORS OF THE WORLD", Exhibition and workshop
University of Hawai’i, Kapi’olani Community College
Hawaii, U.S.A.