Biography

TAKAFUMI ASAKURA

Carrier

1978  Born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

2002  Tama Art University Graduate School

2016  Worked in artistic design during name succession ceremony of Nakamura Shikan Ⅷ('17)

2017  Votive lantern at Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, Kamakura, Japan

 

Selected Awards

2002  Nitten Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (selected every year since)

2003  Nisshun Fine Arts Exhibition (selected every year since)

2010  Special Selection Award, Nitten Japan Fine Arts Exhibition(’12)

2013  Work awarded Special Selection, Nisshun Fine Arts Exhibition

2015  Juror, Nitten Japan Fine Arts Exhibition('19)

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Achievements

Selected Exhibitions

2003  Shirota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2009  Yoshida-machi Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

2010  Yufuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan(’11, ’12)

2012  Air Fair Tokyo, Japan(’13)

          Takashimaya Department Store, Tokyo, Japan

2013  Collect, London, UK(’14,’15)

          TEFAF Maastricht, The Netherlands(’14,’15,’16,’17,’18,’19)

2014  Art Stage Singapore, Singapore(’15,’16,’17)

          Asia Week New York, USA

          Resonances, Galerie Pierre Bonnefille, Paris, France

          Art Miami, USA(’15,’16,’17,’18)

2016  Spring Masters New York, USA

          EAF Monaco, Monaco

          Art Taipei, Taiwan

2017  TEFAF New York Spring, USA

          Of Legends and Lore - Japanese Ink Paintings by Takafumi Asakura, Serindia Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

2018  Seattle Art Fair, USA

          Takafumi Asakusa, Taimei, Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2019  Nihonga Now, Masterpiece London 2019 (Yufuku Gallery)

          Masterpiece Pavilion at Fine Art Asia, China, Hong Kong

          West Bund Art and Design, China, Shanghai

 

Public Collection 

Spencer Museum of Art - University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA

The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Centre - Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota, USA

The Kennedy Theatre, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA

Okamura Tenmangu Shrine, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Osannomiya Hie Shrine, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

Takaoten Shrine, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Jujusan Asakawa Kotohira Daigongen Shrine, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan