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SHOUKOH KOBAYASHI - Textile
1955 Born in Kyoto
1978 Graduated from Osaka University of Arts, Arts and Crafts
1989 Accepted for the Nitten Exhibition [continued exhibition every time since then. Awarded TOKUSEN in '04 and '12]
  Awarded Grand Prix at the All-Kansai Exhibition [also in '90, Requested to exhibit, Exhibition Prize in '91]
1990 Awarded Excellence Prize at Selected Crafts Kyoto Exhibition [Purchased by Kyoto Prefecture]
  One-Person Exhibition [8 times since then]
1991 Awarded Tokyo Prefectural Governor's Prize at the NIKKO-KAI Exhibition
[Planning Prize in '95, Membership Prize in '98, Grand Prix in '00, Takashimaya Department Store President's Prize in '03, Membership Prize in '07, Minister of Education Prize in '08]
  Awarded Excellence Prize at Kyoto Crafts Biennale [also in '93]
1992 International Textile Competition [Kyoto]
  Biennale Internationale de la Tapisserie, Lausanne [Switzerland]
1994 Awarded Excellence Prize at Kyoto 1200th Anniversary Dyeing-Art Exhibition
  Invited to Gestaltendes Handwerk, Germany
1995 One-Person Exhibition, Work shop [Gallery Smend, Germany]
  Awarded Kyoto Crafts Prize at the SOKO-KAI Exhibition [also in '02, Kyoto Prefectural Governor's Prize in '98]
  Contemporary Crafts of Kyoto Exhibition
1996 Selected Fresh Art Exhibition [also in '00]
  "BI NO YOKAN (Forefeel of Beauty)" Exhibition [Takashimaya Department Stores around the country]
1997 Kyoto Arts and Crafts Exhibition Selected Division [Purchased by Kyoto Prefecture]
1998 Awarded Kyoto Prefectural Governor's Prize at the Kyoto Art and Craft Artists Association Exhibition
  Route des Textiles [sponsored by UNESCO, France]
1999 International Batiks Gathering - NOW & THEN [Belgium],Workshop [Belgium and France]
2001 TAKTA Exhibition [Germany and Poland]
  BATIK OF CHANGE Exhibition [Berlin, Hanover in Germany]
2003 BATIK 2003 [Belgium] Surface Design Exhibition [Denmark]
2004 Awarded TOKUSEN in NITTEN 36th
2005 Workshop [Boston], Japanese Rozome Masters Exhibition
2008 One-Person Exhibition [ishibe-kohji WADA, Kyoto]
2009 Kyoto Newspaper Prize at NITTEN 41th [Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art]
2012 Awarded TOKUSEN in NITTEN 44th
2016 One-Person Exhibition [Takashimaya, Kyoto]
 
PUBLIC COLLECTION
Kyoto Prefecture / Central Museum of Textiles, Poland / UNESCO, France
   
Membership
Member of NITTEN / NIKKO-KAI / Kyoto Art and Craft Artists Association
Judge at the All-Kansai Exhibition
 
Lecturer at the Graduate School of Art at Kyoto University of Education.
2017: Visiting Professor at Osaka University of Arts
 
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A World Batik Conference was held in the United States (June 7–14, 2005). Massachusetts College of Art in Boston hosted the event.

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