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Tsunero Kokuryo 
Western-style Painter

Western-style Painter

One of the artists representing contemporary concrete western-style painting circle. Worked internationally, such as exhibiting at International Figure Art Exhibition, Asia Modern Art Exhibition and others as well as the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten). Received the Japan Art Academy Prize in 1991. Served as a member of the Japan Art Academy and a managing director of the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) also.

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History

1919
Born in Idogaya, Yokohama city, Kanagawa prefecture.
1938
Graduated from Kanagawa prefectural Yokohama-daiichi junior high school.
1941
Graduated from Drawing and Teaching department, Tokyo Art School.
1942
Became a teacher at Niigata prefectural Kashiwazaki junior high school (former system).
1947
"Female medical doctor" was awarded for the first time at the 3rd Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten).
1955
Won Kofukai Prize at the 41st Kofukai Art Association Exhibition by "Airport Landscape".
Won Special Prize at the 11th Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) by "Canal".
1968
Became an Associate Professor at Faculty of Education, Yokohama National University. Planned and supervised the movie "Foundation of sculpture" (Toei), and won the highest prize at Educational Film Festival.
1969
Won Special Prize at the 1st reconstruction Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) by "Landscape on the Sand".
1971
Won Special Prize at the 3rd reconstruction Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) by "Landscape of Beach".
1972
Became a professor at Faculty of Education, Yokohama National University.
1976
Became a member of the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten).
1982
Won the 2nd Saburo Miyamoto Memorial Prize by "Rut".
1983
Held the 2nd Saburo Miyamoto Memorial Prize Tsunero Kokuryo Exhibition (sponsored by the Japan Association for the Promotion of Arts and the Asahi Shimbun) in Tokyo, Osaka and Yokohama.
Received the Kanagawa Cultural Award (sponsored by Kanagawa prefecture and the Kanagawa Shimbun).
1986
Won Prime Minister Prize at the 18th Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) by "A Silent Afternoon".
1991
Received the Japan Art Academy Prize. A member of the Japan Art Academy.
1992
Received the Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon. Executive director at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten).
1994
Received the Third Order of the Sacred Treasure.
1999
Passed away on March 13.
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