23 talented art students from 7 countries in the world won the prizes
The screening meeting was held on September 27th.
The screening meeting for the 42th International TAKIFUJI Art Award was held on September 27th. As a result of the screening, from Japan, 13 winners for Prize for Excellence and 3 for Special Jury Prize were selected. From the other 6 countries (China, France, Germany, Korea, Singapore and United States), 6 winners for Prize for Excellence and 1 for Special Jury Prize were selected. Also, for those winners with particularly outstanding works, Grand Prize and international Grand Prize were awarded.
The International TAKIFUJI Art Award also awards the Grand Prize (for domestic students) and the International Grand Prize (for overseas students) to particularly outstanding recipients among prize for excellence. The 42th Grand Prize went to IDEMOTO Sakura (4th year student of oil painting at Joshibi University of Art and Design), and the International Grand Prize went to Weizi SONG (Art Center College of Design, USA). The winners of the other prizes will be announced on our website.
This year, due to the spread of the new coronavirus, the award ceremony in Tokyo and the workshop tour at the CREARE Atami Yugawara Studio have been cancelled, but the winners from Japan and overseas will be presented with scholarships and certificates by TAKI Hisao, the director-general of Japan Traffic Culture Association.