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Ryohei Miyata

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Ryohei Miyata 
Metal Craft Artist, Commissioner for Cultural Affairs

Metal Craft Artist, Commissioner for Cultural Affairs

Born as a wax pattern metal casting artist, the second generation Aido Miyata's third son. Participated in numerous art exhibitions both in Japan and abroad by such works as the "Springen" series with dolphins as motifs, and got Grand Prize, Minister of Education, Science and Culture Prize, and Prime Minister Prize at "Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition", and Special Prize at "The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition", etc. Won The Japan Art Academy Award in 2012. Served as President of Tokyo University of the Arts for many years, and also served as Chairman of Culture Council of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Management Committee of Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Director of The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition, Managing Director of Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Association, Committee of Yokozuna Deliberation Council, etc. From 2016, as Commissioner for Cultural Affairs, he has been steering administration of Japan's cultural affairs.
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This Artist's Public Art Works

Monument
October, 1997
Takasaki Station
"Fortune Daruma"

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Monument
May 26, 2009
Tokyo Tech Front
"Flight"

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Ceramic relief Metal
June 14, 2008
Ikebukuro Station
"Fortune Ring"

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Monument
February, 2004
Kitasenju Station
"Toast"

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Stained Glass
December, 2003
Niitsu Station
"Flower Road, Dream Road"

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History

1945
Born in Sado, Niigata Prefecture
1972
Completed Metal Hammering major, Fine Arts course, Graduate School of Tokyo University of the Arts Won Grand Prize at the 11th "Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition"
1979
Won Minister of Education, Science and Culture Prize at the 18th "Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition"
1981
Won Special Prize at the 13th "The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition
1990
Overseas researcher from Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (Germany)
1997
Professor of Tokyo University of the Arts Won Special Prize at the 29th "The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition"
2001
Dean of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
2004
Vice President and Director, Tokyo University of the Arts
2005
President, Tokyo University of the Arts
2007
Won Prime Minister Prize at the 46th "Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition
2009
Won Prime Minister Prize at the 41st "The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition
2012
Won The Japan Art Academy Award
2016
Commissioner for Cultural Affairs
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