Final screening for the 42th International TAKIFUJI Art Award winners was held on September 27th. Ms. YUZAWA Sachiko, Professor, Tama Art University, the 8th TAKIFUJI Art Award winner, join the juries. The results were, 13 Prizes for Excellence and 3 Special Jury Prizes to artists from Japan; and for 6 countries including Korea, China, Singapore, France, Germany and the USA, there were 6 Prizes for Excellence and 1 Special Jury Prize. In addition, the winners of the Grand Prize (Ms. IDEMOTO Sakura, Joshibi University of Art and Design) and the International Grand Prize (Ms. Weizi SONG, Art Center College of Design) were selected from the Prize for Excellence recipients.
In 2021, the award ceremony and workshop tour have been canceled due to the covid-19. Instead, an online exchange meeting was held for domestic winners. At the exchange meeting, the winners introduced themselves, talked about the theme of the award-winning work, the background of the production, and the graduation work they are currently working on. The association explained about the Traffic Culture Exhibition, which is collaborating with past art award winners, explained the public art production studio that we were planning to visit, and introduced the public art that we have worked on so far. At the end of the event, there was a free talk session between the winner.
|Organized by||Public Interest Incorporated Foundation, Japan Traffic Culture Association|
|Participating schools||Japan: Aichi University of the Arts / Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts / Kanazawa College of Art / Kyoto City University of Arts / Kyoto University of the Arts / Joshibi University of Art and Design / Tama Art University / Tokyo University of the Arts / Tokyo Zokei University / Tohoku University of Art and Design / Nihon University / Hiroshima City University / Musashino Art University
Korea: Ewha Womans University, College of Art & Design / Hongik University / Seoul National University
China: Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University / The Education University of Hong Kong
Singapore: Lasalle College of the Arts
France: École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris
Germany: The Berlin University of the Arts / Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
UK: University of the Arts London / University College London
USA: Art Center College of Design / Pratt Institute
|Juries||MIYATA Ryohei (Metal Craft Artist, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of the Arts) / OTSU Eibin (Painter, Member of The Japan Art Academy) / ONARI Hiroshi (Sculptor, Director of Japan Artists Association) / HIBINO Katsuhiko (Artist, Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts) / YUZAWA Sachiko (Professor, Tama Art University) / Director of the General Affairs Division, Railway Bureau of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism / Managing Director, East Japan Railway Company / TAKI Hisao, Director General, Japan Traffic Culture Association|
2021 Application Guideline(PDF: 2.2MB)