山口功のブログYAMAGUCHI Rising Artiste Award

YAMAGUCHI Rising Artiste Award

I have received “YAMAGUCHI Rising Artiste Award”.
Thank you so much for those who have supported me.

This award is organized by Yamaguchi city, and is given to an artist each year who will contribute to the city for the following year as an outstanding artist.

This is the homepage of the municipal office.
Here you will find some of my artworks that were recently presented in the exhibition of finalists at
Creative Space AKARENGA"Red Brick"

I have translated the text below.

* PROFILE
1982 Born
2006 Graduate from Tokyo University of the Arts (oil painting)
2008 Completed Master degree at Tokyo University of the Arts
2009 Queensland College of Art Griffith University (exchange program)
2012 Completed Doctor degree at Tokyo University of the Arts
Received Ph.D (fine art)

I have made artworks with the theme: “We protect ourselves, yet we connect to each other with thin lines.”
I also work for a junior college as a part-time lecturer in Sculpture
and at an NPO corporation as an English teacher.

* Comment for receiving the award

I am honoured to receive “YAMAGUCHI Rising Artiste Award “
I declare that I will continue to make art constantly and will never compromise my expression.
I will show these works here in Yamaguchi City and further afield, both nationally and internationally.
During this time, I will also hold creative workshops and lectures for local residents, to promote and develop art and expression.
I am very grateful for your support during this coming year.


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美術

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