CV

Born

1932
Osaka, JP

Studies

1951
Graduated from Ohgimachi Public High School, Osaka, JP
1986 – 1987
Studied in NY, supported by Rockefeller Scholarship ACC, USA

Selected Solo Shows

2018
Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Basel, CH
2017
Sokyo Gallery, Kyoto, JP
 
MEM Gallery, Tokyo, JP
 
Gallery Yamaki Fine Art, Kobe, JP
2016
Taka Ishii Gallery, New York, USA
2014
Art Factory, Jonanjima, Tokyo, JP
2013
Gallery Yamaki Fine Arts, Kobe, JP
2004
Nii Gallery, Osaka, JP
 
Contemporary Art Museum, Ise, Mie, JP
2001
Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, JP
1999
INAX Gallery, Tokyo, JP
1998
Art Front Gallery, Tokyo, JP
1992
Kasahara Gallery, Osaka, JP
1990
INAX Gallery, Tokyo, Osaka, JP
 
Gallery Pusu, Tokyo, JP
1989
Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, JP
1988
Gallery 16, Kyoto, JP
1985
Gallery Ueda Warehouse, Tokyo, JP
1980
Claywork : From Traditional To Avangarde, Seibu Hall, Shiga, JP
1974
Minami Gallery, Tokyo, JP
1972
Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, JP
 
Imai Gallery, Osaka, JP
1971
Fujimi Gallery, Osaka, JP
1970
Gallery 16, Kyoto, JP
 
Gallery Ano, Osaka, JP
1969
Imabashi Gallery, Osaka, JP

Selected Group Shows

2018
Ceramica Japonesa: Estiu Japó 86, Museu de la Garrotxa, Olot, ES
 
The Superlative Artistry of Japan, Japan Foundation, Cologne, DE
2017
2D Printers, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, JP
 
Painting on the Edge: A historical survey, Gallery Stephan Friedman, London, UK
2016
CERAMIX, traveling exhibition at: Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL; La Maison Rouge, Paris, FR; Cité de la Céramique-Sèvres, FR
2015
Ancient to Modern – Japanese Contemporary Ceramics and their Sources, San Antonio Museum of Art, TX, USA
 
Conversations: A 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
2014
Currents: Japanese Contemporary Art, Christie’s Hong Kong
 
Abstractions in Blue: Works from The Wise Collection, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, USA
2012
Breaking the Mold, The Salon: Art and Design Fair with Joan B Mirviss LTD., New York, NY
2011
Ceramica Viva: I Ceramisti Giapponesi Premiati a Faenza, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Tokyo, JP
2010
This is not a book: Spreading of Book Art, Urawa Art Museum, Saitama and Fukui City Art Museum, Fukui, JP
 
The Magic of Ceramics: Artistic Inspiration, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shiga, JP
 
Newspapers, Kanda Nissho Memorial Museum of Art, Shikaoi, Hokkaido, JP
2009
Vingt-cinq ceramists Japonaises contemporaines, Le Musée National de Céramique, Sèvres, FR
 
Breaking from Tradition Japanese Ceramics Today, Harvey/Meadows Gallery, Aspen, CO with Joan B Mirviss, LTD., New York, USA
 
Touch Fire: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics by Women Artists, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, USA
 
World of Trick Art, Toyohashi City Museum of Art and History, Aichi and Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, JP
2008
Osaka Art Kaleidoscope 2008, Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, JP
2007 – 2012
Soaring Voices – Contemporary Japanese Women Ceramic Artists, The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shiga. Exhibition traveled to New Otani Art Museum, Tokyo, JP; Le Musée National Céramique à Sèvres, Sèvres, FR; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA,; The Katzen Arts Center at American University, Washington, DC; The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX; Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, FL; The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ; Western Gallery at Western Washington University, Bellingham; City Arts Center, Oklahoma City, OK; Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului, HI, USA
2007
Breaking the Mold/ kata o yaburu. Joan B Mirviss, LTD. New York, USA
2006
The Quintessence of Modern Japanese Ceramics, Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum.
 
Contemporary Clay: Japanese Ceramics for the New Century, Japan Society, New York, NY, USA
 
Tōji: Avant-Garde et Tradition de la Céramique Japonaise, Musée national de céramique Sèvres, FR
2005
Outdoor Work setting at Benesse Art Site Naoshima, JP
 
My Landscape, Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art, JP
 
Exhibition of Art Puzzle Puzzle, Art of Museum of The World Child Hamada City, JP
 
Women Artists of Avant Garde 1950-1975, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, JP
 
Contemporary Ceramics of Japan, Boston Museum of Art, Boston, USA
2004
Contemporary Codex; Ceramic and Book, University Art Gallery Central, JP
 
Michigan University, Baltimore, MD; USA and some other states in the US.
2003
The Art of Earth-Clay Work of The New Century, The National of Art, Osaka, JP
2002
Japan Contemporary Ceramic 100 Year, The Gifu Prefectural Contemporary Ceramic Museum of Art, JP
 
Imaging the Book, Exhibition of Contemporary Art, The Library of Alexandria, Alexandria, EG
 
Metamorphosis Art Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, JP.
 
Humor Exhibition, Toki City The Lord Mayer of Aizu prize.
2001
The Contemporary Sculpture exhibition Japan, Ubeshi Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum, JP
2000
The International Ceramic Exhibition, Keramion, DE
1999
The Past War Period Art Kansai 1950’s-1990’s, The Wakayama Modern Art Museum, JP
 
The Plate Show Round exhibition, Glasgow, UK
 
Collection in Focus, What you see is what get on is it?, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, JP
1998
Itinerant International Exhibition, Japan-Brazil 98-99, Art Museum of Sao Paulo, Modern Museum of Rio de Janeiro, BR
 
The Hope, Safa Gallery, Budapest, Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemet, HU
1997
Asahi Contemporary Craft, The Asahi Newspaper, JP
 
The Yamamura Collection, The Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, JP
 
50 years of Contemporary Art, Museum of contemporary Art, Tokyo, JP
1996
1996 Aspects of Japanese Ceramic Art, The Hakone Open-Art Museum, JP
 
Sai no Kuni Chokoku Variety 1996, grand prize, Saitama Prefecture, JP
 
Cross Section of The Past War Period Art, The Museum of Art, Chiba City, JP
1995
Japanese Culture: the Fifty Past War Years 1945-1995, Asahi News Paper, JP
 
International Contemporary Ceramic, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Center, JP
 
Magical Viewpoint, Hirakata City Gotenyama Art Center, JP
 
Wind of Faenza, Toki City, JP
1994
The 60th Anniversary Memorial Exhibitions, Kyoto Municipal Museum Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, JP
1993
Repetition and Multiplication in Contemporary Art from the Museum Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, JP
 
Industrial Art of the World, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, JP
 
Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, JP
 
Vision Illusion and Anti-illusion from the Museum Collections, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, JP
 
Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, JP
1992
Asahi contemporary craft, invited by Asahi Newspaper, JP
 
Contemporary Japanese Ceramic, The Everson Museum of Art, New York, USA.
 
1992 International Ceramic Exhibition, National Museum of History, Taiwan.
1991
Art Scene 1991 –Each Material, Each Expression, The Tokushima Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Tokushima, JP
 
Kyoto Select Art Exhibition, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, JP
1990
Asahi Contemporary Crafts, The Asahi Newspaper. Japanese Clay Works Today, The Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, JP
 
Aspects of Contemporary Clay Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, JP
 
Contemporary Ceramic, The Wakayama Prefectural Modern Museum of Art, Tokyo, JP
1989
Exhibition of Collections, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, JP
 
Exhibition of Yamamura Collection, The Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, JP
 
Development of Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan museum of Art, Tokyo, JP
 
Art Exciting 1989-Beyong the Toda’s being-, Saitama Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, JP
 
The Museum of Art Queensland, AU.
 
Art of Kyoto, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, JP
1988
Exhibition of Art touchable, The Seibu Tokyo and Hyogo, JP
 
East-West Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition, The Korean Culture and Arts Foundation, Korea
 
Biennale International Limoges, FR. Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, Gold Prize
 
Gifu Toki City Culture Plaza, JP
1987
Clay Sculptures from the 1950’s in Japan, The Museum of Art Gifu, Gifu, JP
 
Obje-Deviate Obje, Seibu Tsukashin Hall, Hyogo, JP
1986
Claywork, Seibu Hall, Shiga and Tokyo, JP
 
Ceramic Now, Seibu Gallery, Tokyo. Claywork 1986, Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, JP
 
Reading Objects, Gallery Iteza, Kyoto, JP
 
ESTIU Japon 1986, Olot, ES. Contemporary Japanease Ceramics, The Museum of Art Syracuse, NY, USA
 
Contemporary Ceramics, Budapest, HU.
1985
Yamamura Collections Exhibition, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, JP 10 Spiez Ceramics Exhibition, Spiez, CH
 
Osaka Contemporary Art Fair 1985, Osaka Contemporary Art Center. Book-self Sculpture, Gallery 16, Kyoto, JP
 
Toward the Museum of Tomorrow, Image as Environment, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, JP
 
Print of Japan, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, JP
1984
International Ceramics, Budapest, HU.
 
Ceramics Today, Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, JP
1983
Contemporary Japanese Art, Musée d’art et d’historoire, Geneva, CH.
 
Contemporary Realism, Saitama Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, JP
 
International Impact Art, The Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, The Seoul Contemporary Museum of Art, JP
1982
Clay Work Now 1, Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, JP
 
Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, Italy, Canada and Hong Kong.
1981
Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, National Museum of History, Taipei, TW
 
Art Now:1970-1980, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, JP
1980
International Ceramics Biennial, Faenza Ceramics Museum, Faenza, IT
 
International Ceramics Biennial, Vallauris, FR.
 
Simulated Landscape in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, JP
 
Print of Japan, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, JP
 
Gallery 16, Kyoto, and Sakura Gallery, Nagoya, JP
1979
Invited as a guest exhibitor to The British International Print Biennale, Bradford, UK
 
Japan Today, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, US
 
Contemporary Crafts, The Gunma Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Takasaki, JP
 
Shimizu Kusuo and his Artist, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, JP
1978
Women Japanese Artists, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY, USA
 
Contemporary Japanese Crafts, the National Museum, of Modern Art, Kyoto, JP
 
Contemporary Japanese Crafts, the National Museum, of Modern Art, Kyoto, JP
 
Contemporary Craftsmen, The Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, JP
1977
Contemporary Japanese Graphics Grand Prix Exhibition, Matsuya Department Store, Tokyo, JP
1976
The Fifth British International Print Biennale, Bradford, UK
 
Japanese Ceramics, Museum of Art, Dresden, DE
 
Contemporary Ceramics, touring exhibition in Australia and New Zealand.
 
Japan Art Festival, Ueno no Mori Museum, Tokyo, and University of Seattle, Seattle, WA, US
 
International Print Biennale Cracow, PL
1975
Asahi Art Now, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, JP
 
Contemporary Japanese Graphic Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Ferrarea, IT.
 
Contemporary Expression 1975, Daimaru Department Store, Kyoto, JP
1974
The Eleventh International Art Exhibition, Japan-Tokyo Biennale, Tokyo, JP
1973
International Ceramics, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Chunichi International
1972 – 1980
International Ceramic Exhibition, Faenza Ceramic Museum, Faenza, IT
1971 – 1979
The Japan Ceramic Art exhibition, Daimaru department store, Tokyo, JP
 
Touring in USA and Canada (1971,1973,1975,1977,1979), touring in South America (1973).
1966
Mainichi Shinbun Art Concour Exhibition, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, JP
1965
The Ninth Annual Shell Exhibition, Shirokiya Department Store, Tokyo, JP
1964
Trends in Contemporary Japanese Paining and Sculpture, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, JP
1962
Asahi Young Artists Exhibition, Osaka, JP
1954 – 1969
Dokuritsu Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art. Winner of the Prize in 1961, winner of the Grand Prix in 1963, Tokyo, JP

Awards

2002
Received Yaizu Mayor’s prize at the show ‘Humor’, Shizuoka of Art, JP
2001
The Contemporary Sculpture exhibition Japan, Yamaguchi Prefectural Prize and The Citizen Prize, JP
 
Ubeshi Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum, JP
1996
Sai no Kuni Chokoku Variety 1996, grand prize, Saitama Prefecture, JP
1989
International Ceramics, winner of the Copper Prize, Tajimi Gymnasium, JP
1988
Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition 1988, Gold Prize, Gifu Toki City Culture Plaza, JP
1986 – 1987
Rockefeller Fellowship, New York, USA
1974
International Ceramic Exhibition, winner of Gold Medal, Faenza, Ceramic Museum, Faenza, IT
1965
The Ninth Annual Shell Exhibition, winner of the Prize, Shirokiya Department Store, Tokyo, JP
1963
Winner of the Grand Prix, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, JP
1961
Winner of the prize at Dokuritsu Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, JP

Publications

Mishima Kimiyo, Sokyo Gallery, 2017.
 
Fossils of Information, MEM, 2016.
 
Akimoto, Yuji. Kimiyo Mishima Installation. Works 1984- 2014. Bijutsu Shiryo Center Co., Ltd., 2015.
 
Tatehada, Akira. Kimiyo Mishima Installation. Bijutsu Shiryo Center Co., Ltd., 2015.
 
Toh. Vol.12: Kimiyo Mishima, Kyoto: Shoin, 1992.

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