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Yoko Yamamoto

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Yoko Yamamoto 
Copperplate etcher

Copperplate etcher

She has established an unique copperplate world with urban, light and stylish color schemes. Makes illustrations on numerous books. Writes many books and essays also. Expands her activities to "Hospital Art" including the creation of murals at medical sites also as a part of her lifework.
Yoko Yamamoto

History

1952
Born in Saitama Prefecture, raised in Osaka
1977
Won the 2nd "Kyoto Western Painting and Print Exhibition" New Artist Prize, Won the 2nd "Contemporary Print Contest Exhibition" Contest Award
1978
Completed Western Painting Course, Kyoto City University of Arts
Won the 2nd "Japan Contemporary Print Award Exhibition" Seibu Award
1980
Won "Kyoto City Art Newcomer Award"
Received "Avon Awards to Women" Art Award
1983
Won the 4th "Korean International Print Biennale" Excellence Award
1992
Received the 23rd "Kodansha Publishing Culture Award" Book Design Award
2007
Received the 25th "Kyoto Prefectural Cultural Award" Achievement Award
2011
Won "Kyoto Art Culture Award
2013
Person of Cultural Merits at Heisei 20th Kyoto City
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