Michiko Suzuki : Curriculum Vitae

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International Exhibitions

  • 1975 (’76, ’82, ’89) – Kanagawa International Independent Exhibition / Kanagawa prefecture hall. Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1996 – The 3rd Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints / Kochi, Japan
  • 1996 – Seoul International Print Biennale / Seoul, Korea
  • 1997 – CUPRUM VII The International Biennale of Graphic Art in The Copper Engraving Technique and other Metal Techniques of Mikolaj Pruzio / Poland
  • 1998 – Exhibition of Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial ’98 / Tokyo, Japan
  • 2000 – The 4th British International Miniature Print Exhibition/ London, England
  • 2000 – Biennale International D’art Miniature / Quebec, Canada
  • 2000 – Biennale International Miniature Print Exhibition / Vancouver, Canada
  • 2001 – Biennale International D’estampe Contemporaine de Trois-rivieres / Quebec, Canada
  • 2001 – International Biennial of SMALL FORT GRAPHIC Vilnius 2001 / Lithuania [invitational]
  • 2001 – International Print Triennial in Kanagawa 2001 / Kanagawa, Japan
  • 2002 – Exhibition of Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial’2002 / Tokyo, Japan
  • 2003 – Forth Engraving Biennial of ILE DE FRANCE IN VERSAILLES / The Domaine de Madame Elisabeth The Orangerie. / France
  • 2003 – Intergraphia (World Award Winners) / The Royal Castle in Niepotomice (Poland), Varosi Muveszeti Museum in Gyor (Hungary)
  • 2003 – Aquaforta contra digital / Contemporary Art Gallery / Opole, Poland
  • 2003 – The 11th International Biennial Print and Drawing Exhibition 2003, R.O.C./ Taiwan
  • 2003 – International Print Triennial- Krakow 2003 / Poland
  • 2003 – Triennial Krakow / Oldenburg, Germany
  • 2003 – International Print and Drawing Exhibition / Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2003 – Virtual members’ show / SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2004 – Triennial 100 Cities / Cultural Center’Castle’, Contemporary art Gallery ‘Profile’ / Poznan, Poland
  • 2004 – LESSEDRA Third World Art Print Annual (MINI PRINT) / Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2004 – LESSEDRA Forth World Art Print Annual (MINI PRINT)/ Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2005 – Exhibition of Tokyo International Mini-Print Triennial’2005 / Tokyo, Japan [invitation]
  • 2006 – Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Print – Art 2006 INDIA / India [invitation]
  • 2007 – International Grafik-Triennale Oldenburg / Germany
  • 2007 – International Print Triennial-Krakow BIS 2007 / Poland
  • 2008 – The 16th Biennial Sixty Square Inches North American Small Print Exhibition / Purdue University Galleries, IN, USA
  • 2008 – The 13th International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Poland-L?Z ’08 / Miejska Galleria, Poland
  • 2008 – Edmonton Print International 2008/ Capital Arts Building and other venues, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2008 – 1st International Print biennial- Istanbul 2008/ Isik University, Istanbul Museum of Graphic Arts, Istanbul, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2008 – IMPRINT 2008/ The Palace of Culture and Science, Warsaw, Poland and touring to EU until end of 2009.
  • 2008 – Magic of Japanese Prints/ The magnificent Gallery, Katowice, Poland. [Touring the exhibition within Poland~2009.] Curator: SMTG (International print triennial society, Krakow) President, Witold Skulicz
  • 2009 – Guanlan International Print Biennial/ Guanlan, China
  • 2009 – The VIth International Biennial of contemporary Graphic arts in Novosibirsk/ Novosibirsk, Russia

Individual Exhibitions

  • 1993 – Gallery Center Point / Tokyo , Japan
  • 1994 – Gallery Kasari / Kanagawa , Japan
  • 1995 – Galerie Verger / Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1995 – Gallery Center Point / Tokyo, Japan
  • 1997 – O Gallery up.s / Tokyo, Japan
  • 1997 – Galerie Verger / Kanagawa, Japan
  • 2001 – Gallery Jin / Tokyo, Japan
  • 2002 – Print Study Centre. University of Alberta / Canada
  • 2002 – SNAP Gallery / Edmonton, Alberta
  • 2003 – Studio Art Gallery at Capilano College / Vancouver, Canada
  • 2004 – Gallery 219 / Tokyo, Japan
  • 2008 – Bellevue Gallery, [Floating world] / Vancouver, Canada
  • 2009 – Penticton Art Gallery, [Flicker of Life] / Penticton, B.C. Canada. *Curator Paul Crawford.
  • 2010 – B-Gallery, MICHIKO SUZUKI EXHIBITION [I am suddenly transported here] / Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

  • 1978 (’86, ’87, ’88, ’90, ’92) – Kanagawa prefecture exhibition / Kanagawa prefecture hall, Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1984 – Sumitomo Miniature Print Exhibition / [Excellent prize], Tokyo
  • 1987 (’93, ’94, ’96) – BOX Exhibition / Sailin Gallery, Kanagawa, Gallery center point, Tokyo Japan
  • 1990 (’92) – ‘Prints’ – Expecting New Printmakers Exhibition / Isetan Art gallery, Tokyo, tour to Australia, Israel
  • 1991 (’94, ’96, ’97, ’00, ’01) – CWAJ Contemporary Print Exhibition / Tokyo American club, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1993 (’94, ’95, ’96, ’97, ’98) – Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan / Tokyo metropolitan museum, Kyoto city museum, Simonoseki city museum, Tsukuba museum, Japan
  • 1993 – Tama Artists society exhibition / Parthenon museum of Tama, Tokyo, Japan [invitation]
  • 1994 – Contemporary Art Festival / Saitama prefecture museum, Saitama, Japan
  • 1994 – Work-1 Print house-OM Exhibition / Machida Graphic museum of city. Machida, Japan
  • 1995 (’97) – Sum-hole Grand prize of Nishiwaki city Exhibition / Nishiwaki city Okanoyama museum. Hyogo, Japan
  • 1995 – Tokorozawa Muse spring Exhibition / Tokorozawa city hall, Saitama, Japan
  • 1996 – Tree person show of Etching / O gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1996 – Hamamatsu city museum Prints Grand prize Exhibition / Hamamatsu city museum, Shizuoka, Japan
  • 1997 – Contemporary Japan Prints Publication Exhibition / Art box Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1997 – 1998 – MIE Prefecture Museum Collection Exhibition / Japan
  • 1997 – Contemporary Seven Japanese Print Artists / Edmonton, Canada
  • 1998 – [Art and Suspense] / Planning: Tsuyuhiko Hinatu (Critic) / Sudo museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1998 – Art Summer ’98 ? The largest summer Exhibition in Estonia / Estonia
  • 2000 – The 2nd TAMA International Print Exhibition CANADA and JAPAN / Tokyo, Japan
  • 2000 – KAWASAKI Art Annual / Kanagawa, Japan
  • 2001 – Mainichi Modern Art Auction 2001 / Tokyo, Japan
  • 2003 – The Breathing Surface (The Contemporary Japanese Print Exhibition.) / Mezzanine Gallery, in the University Theatre Faculty of Fine Arts, the University of Calgary, Canada
  • 2003 – Interconnection – Japan and Alberta (The Contemporary Print Exchange Exhibition) / Gallery San Chun, Calgary, Canada
  • 2004 – Totally Manipulated: Digital Art Today / Vancouver, Canada
  • 2006 – ‘AT THE EDGE’ / Salem Fine arts Center, North Gallery, Wiston-Salem, N.C. U.S
  • 2006 – Further… / Grafikos Galerija, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • 2006 – 2007 – Further; Artists from Printmaking at the Edge / Galleria Harmonia, Finland
  • 2007 – Further… Frans Massereel Centrum / Belgium
  • 2007 – Printmaking at the Edge / Gustav Klimt Villa, Vienna, Austria
  • 2007 – Falun Triennial, FURTHER Artist from Printmaking at the Edge / Dalarnas Museum, Sweden [invitation]
  • 2007 – Making an Impression: Invitational Printmaking Exhibition / The ferry building gallery, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2007 – An invitational show / The Lookout gallery (Regent College), Vancouver, Canada

Collaboration Exhibitions

  • 2003 – Interconnection (A collaboration in progress) Michiko Suzuki and Wayne Eastcott / Studio Art Gallery, at Capilano college, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2005 – Interconnection Michiko Suzuki and Wayne Eastcott / Gallery Concept 21, in Tokyo, Japan
  • 2005 – Interconnection Wayne Eastcott and Michiko Suzuki / Elliott Louis Gallery, in Vancouver, Canada
  • 2006 – Interconnection – A Collaboration between Wayne Eastcott and Michiko Suzuki / Bellevue Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Awards

  • 1984 – Sumitomo Miniature Print Exhibition [Excellent Prize] / Tokyo, Japan
  • 1993 – Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan [Bridgestone Art Museum Prize] / Tokyo, Japan
  • 1994 – 4th Annual Exhibition of the Grand Prix Flower Arts [Hyogo Bank Foundation Prize] / Hyogo, Japan
  • 1995 – Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan [Mie prefectural Museum Prize] / Tokyo, Japan
  • 1995 – Exhibition of Tokyo International Mini- Print Triennial’95 [Jury Special Award] / Tokyo, Japan
  • 1998 – International Biennial of SMALL FORT GRAPHIC Vilnius ’98 [First Prize] / Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 2002 – The 5th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints [Semi-Grand Prize] / Kochi, Japan
  • 2002 – The True North SNAP International Print Biennial [2nd Prize] / Edmonton, Canada
  • 2002 – SPACE International Print Biennial SEOUL [Excellent Prize] / Seoul, Korea
  • 2004 – 3rd Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition [First place] / Vancouver, Canada
  • 2008 – The 16th Biennial Sixty Square Inches North American Small Print Exhibition [Purchase Award] / Purdue University Galleries, IN, USA
  • 2008 – 1st International Print Biennial-Istanbul 2008 [Special Prize]/ Istanbul, Ankara, Turkey
  • 2010 – British Columbia Arts Council Grant/ British Columbia, Canada

Works in Collections

  • Bridgestone Art Museum (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Mie Prefectural Art Museum (Mie, Japan)
  • Tama Art University Museum (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Central Academy of Art (Malaysia)
  • Copper engraving Center (Poland)
  • Art Summer Club (Estonia)
  • Graphic Centre (Lithuania)
  • The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (Canada)
  • The University of Alberta Museums (Canada)
  • University of Alberta Print Center (Canada)
  • Japan Koudoshi Industry Company (Japan)
  • True North Energy (Canada)
  • SPACE Group (Korea)
  • Silpakorn University (Thailand)
  • Taiwan Museum of Art (Taiwan)
  • Canadian Embassy (Japan)
  • Capilano college (Canada)
  • Kiyoshikojin-kiyosumi temple (Japan)
  • Purdue University Galleries (USA)
  • Sakima Art Museum (Japan)
  • Isik University (Turkey)
  • Istanbul Museum of Graphic Arts (Turkey)
  • Guanlan Original Printmaking Base (China)
  • Penticton Art Gallery (Canada)
  • The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama (Kanagawa, Japan)

Publications, Reviews (except group and international Exhibitions catalogues)

  • [Way for 'traces of water'] SOHGETSU. Aug, 1993. Published by SOHGETSU. Japan
  • [HANGAGEIJYUTSU] No. 90, 1995, published by ABE publishing co. Japan
  • [News paper AKAHATA] 8th Dec, 1995. Japan
  • [Gallery] Nov, 1995. Published by Gallery station. Japan
  • [Let's apply for competition] 1996. Published by gallery station. Japan
  • [Contemporary Printmaking of Japan] 1997. Published by ART BOX International INC. Japan
  • [News paper EDMONTON JOURNAL] Fri, Jul, Nov1997. Canada
  • [HANGAGEIJYUTSU] No.111, 2001, Published by ABE publishing co. Japan
  • [News paper ASAHI TIMES] Apr, 2001. Japan
  • [News paper YOMIURI] 4thApr, 2001. Japan
  • [News paper KOHCHI] 2ndApr, 2002. Japan
  • [NHK Television KOHCHI] Apr, 2002. Japan
  • [Monthly SPACE] 2002, Published by SPACE. Korea
  • [2nd SNAP Fundraising Portfolio] 2002, published by SNAP Gallery. Edmonton, Canada
  • [Newspaper EDMONTON JOURNAL] Fri, 26thApr, 2002. Edmonton, Canada
  • [VIEW WEEKLY] 25th, Apr – 1st May, 2002. Edmonton, Canada
  • [SEE] 25thApr~1stMay, 2002. Edmonton, Canada
  • [CBC Radio interview] Apr, 2002. Edmonton, Canada
  • [INFORMER interview] Oct, 2002. Edmonton, Canada
  • [Directory of Print CD-ROM] published by International Print Triennial Society Krakow, Poland
  • [News paper Vancouver Shinpo] 18thSep, 2003. Vancouver, Canada
  • [HANGAGEIJYUTSU] No.125, 2004. Published by ABE publishing co. Japan
  • HANGAGEIJYUTSU] No.127, 2005. Published by ABE publishing co. Japan
  • [News paper Vancouver Shinpo] 10thNov, 2005. Vancouver, Canada
  • [RADIO NET JAPAN interview] 9thNov, 2005. Vancouver, Canada
  • [News paper Vancouver Shinpo] 12thOct, 2006. Vancouver, Canada
  • [Printmaking at the Edge] 2006. Published by A and C Black. London, UK
  • ['FURTHER' Portfolio] 2007. Published by Winston-Salem State University. Winston-Salem, NC, USA
  • [HANGAGEIJYUTSU] No.137, 2007. Published by ABE Publishing co. Japan
  • [Newspaper Vancouver Shinpo] 24th April, 2008. Canada.
  • [Penticton Western News] 26thFeb, 2009. Canada.
  • [Newspaper Vancouver Shinpo] 14thMay, 2009. Vancouver, Canada.
  • [News paper Bowen Island Undercurrent] 11thSep.
  • Gallery, June, 2012, Japan.
  • [North Shore News] October 17, 2012. North Vancouver, Canada.