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Sawato Fukui

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Sawato Fukui 
Japanese-style Painter

Japanese-style Painter

Born in Asahikawa city, Hokkaido in 1937. Studied under Ikuo Hirayama. Draw pure imaginary landscapes whose objects are familiar nature, human being and others using supple line drawing with pure neutral color tones. Won his first prize at Inten Exhibition in 1965, and won many awards since then such as Nihon Bijutsuin Prize, Taikan Prize in 1983. As of 2014, Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University of the Arts, Doujin and the Director of Nihon Bijutsuin.

This Artist's Public Art Works

Stained Glass
September 27, 2014
Asahikawa Airport
"The Sparkling Earth"

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History

1937
Born in Asahikawa city, Hokkaido
1965
Won Prize at Inten Exhibition first time
1967
Completed graduate school of Tokyo University of the Arts
1983
Won Nihon Bijutsuin Prize, Taikan Prize
1991
Professor at Tokyo University of the Arts (- 2005) Won Prime Minister Prize at Inten Exhibition
1993
Won Minister of Education Prize at Inten Exhibition
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