The 39th International TAKIFUJI Art Award 2018

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International TAKIFUJI Art Award2018

International TAKIFUJI Art Award Winners(21 art students)

  • For the formPrize for Excellence / Grand Prize
    USUDA Takato
    Tokyo University of the Arts
  • Light HorizonPrize for Excellence / International Grand Prize
    Randa MADDAH
    École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris
  • StandingPrize for Excellence
    YAMAMOTO Itomi
    Aichi University of the Arts
  • cubePrize for Excellence
    KISHI Hiromi
    Kanazawa College of Art
  • The mosquito is just flyingPrize for Excellence
    NAKAZAWA Fukumi
    Kyoto University of Art and Design
  • GiftPrize for Excellence
    KAMITANIDA Hiroyo
    Joshibi University of Art and Design
  • girls talkPrize for Excellence
    ISHIO Hikari
    Tama Art University
  • disappear unexpected,and they are connectedPrize for Excellence
    SHIMADA Kana
    Tokyo Zokei University
  • The moon at the bottom of the waterPrize for Excellence
    SASAKI Rie
    Tohoku University of Art and Design
  • INVISIBLEPrize for Excellence
    SONODA Eren
    Nihon University
  • Brothers of the headPrize for Excellence
    OMURA Chikara
    Hiroshima City University
  • untitledPrize for Excellence
    OTSUKA Miho
    Musashino Art University
  • SPACE DRAWING NAVIGATIONPrize for Excellence
    Yoo JAESIK
    Seoul National University
  • Homsickness Prize for Excellence
    Liu FENG
    Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University
  • Blind Judgement Prize for Excellence
    Choo Li Wei, LEWIS
    Lasalle College of the Arts
  • LIVING IN THE BOXPrize for Excellence
    Zheng BINGMIAO
    Art Center College of Design
  • Do you know this personPrize for Excellence
    Marie-Louise MEYER
    Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
  • swimSpecial Jury Prize
    NODA Chiharu
    Aichi University of the Arts
  • Alternative SkinSpecial Jury Prize
    TAKEUCHI Aya
    Tokyo University of the Arts
  • Ekiben(model) Special Jury Prize
    Dennis FUCHS
    Berlin University of the Arts
  • UntitledSpecial Jury Prize
    Margaux LELIEVRE
    École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

Juries

  • MIYATA Ryohei
    MIYATA Ryohei
    Metal Craft Artist /
    Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of the Arts
  • OTSU Eibin
    OTSU Eibin
    Painter /
    Member of The Japan Art Academy
  • ONARI Hiroshi
    ONARI Hiroshi
    Sculptor /
    Director of Japan Artists Association
  • HIBINO Katsuhiko
    HIBINO Katsuhiko
    Artist /
    Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
  • AOKI Noe
    AOKI Noe
    Sculptor

Winners

  • USUDA Takato Tokyo University of the Arts
  • Randa MADDAH École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris
  • YAMAMOTO Itomi Aichi University of the Arts, Japan
  • KISHI Hiromi Kanazawa College of Art
  •  NAKAZAWA Fukumi Kyoto University of Art and Design
  • KAMITANIDA Hiroyo Joshibi University of Art and Design, Japan
  • ISHIO Hikari Tama Art University
  • SHIMADA Kana Tokyo Zokei University
  • SASAKI Rie Tohoku University of Art and Design, Japan
  • SONODA Eren<br>Nihon University
  • OMURA Chikara Hiroshima City University
  • OTSUKA Miho Musashino Art University
  • Yoo JAESIK Seoul National University
  • Liu FENG Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University
  • Choo Li Wei, LEWIS Lasalle College of the Arts
  • Zheng BINGMIAO Art Center College of Design
  •  Marie-Louise MEYER Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
  • NODA Chiharu Aichi University of the Arts
  • TAKEUCHI Aya Tokyo University of the Arts
  • Dennis FUCHS Berlin University of the Arts
  • Margaux LELIEVRE École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

Screening

Scene from the 39th International TAKIFUJI Art Award screening

Final screening for the 39th International TAKIFUJI Art Award winners was held on September 10th. Ms. AOKI Noe, the sculptor, the 1st TAKIFUJI Art Award winner, join the juries. The results were, 11 Prizes for Excellence and 2 Special Jury Prizes to artists from Japan; and for six countries including Korea, China, Singapore, France, Germany and the USA, there were 6 Prizes for Excellence and 2 Special Jury Prize. In addition, the winners of the Grand Prize(Mr. USUDA Takato, Tokyo University of Art )and the International Grand Prize ( Ms. Randa MADDAH, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris ) were selected from the Prize for Excellence recipients.

Award Ceremony and Reception(November 6th, 2018 in International House of Japan)

Commemorative photo
Commemorative photo

The award ceremony was held in the International House of Japan. There were five simultaneous interpreters. The director general of JPTCA, TAKI Hisao, handed the award certificates and scholarships to each winner on stage. The winners received a big round of applause from their teachers and guests. Mr. MIYATA Ryohei, Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University of the Arts gave words of encouragement to the winners. Ms. AOKI Noe also made speech to encourage the students. The reception opened with a performance by Mr. SAWA Kazuki, the president of Tokyo University of the Arts and Ms. TADENUMA Emiko. All enjoyed the music and lively conversations. For the second half of the reception party, the winners presented their work to express their creative passion and hope for the future.

Scenes from the award ceremony and reception

  • The award ceremony at International House of Japan
  • TAKI Hisao, Director General of our association
  • Ms. AOKI Noe, Sculptor and the winner of the first TAKIFUJI Art Award
  • The reception opened with a performance by Kazuki Sawa, the president of Tokyo University of the Arts and Ms. TADENUMA Emiko.
  • The work of the award winners and the artwork created at the workshop of Atelier Tour were displayed at the social gathering venue.
  • Ms. Randa MADDAH, a winner of International Grand Prize)

Atelier Tour(November 5th, 2018. CREARE Atami-Yugawara Studio)

Lecture about the ceramic relief at the CREARE Atami-Yugawara Studio
Lecture about the ceramic relief at the CREARE Atami-Yugawara Studio

A day before the award ceremony, the award winners visited the CREARE Atami-Yugawara Studio to observe and enjoy hands-on session on the creation of public art using stained glass and ceramic relief. Award winners from abroad remarked that stained glass which was only used in old buildings like churches in Europe is used for modern art in Japan and ‘It is unique the way the Japanese use it.’ In the afternoon, they moved to the facility the Creare Art Museum for hands-on session. They created work using colorful glass and ceramic pieces on about A5-size plates. The pieces were used to decorate the award ceremony the next day.

Scenes from atelier tour

  • Participants learned the history of studio and process of their works.
  • Received an explanation about the antique glass made by Lamberts in Germany.
  • Ms. AOKI Noe, Sculptor and the winner of the first TAKIFUJIArt Award. She was working on a new piece using red antique glasses.
  • Hands-on session. Using colorful glass and ceramic pieces.
  • Hands-on training. Working on small art works of their own.
  • Commemorative photo after observing the studio

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