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Katsuyuki SHIRAKO: exhibition 2
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Published: November 04 2011

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When creating works,I try to obtain unique motifs by laying multiple images of objects in the nature. My creation is nothing specific but something unlimited.
-Katsuyuki Shirako

Katsuyuki Shirako obtains motifs from living things from the nature.
For Shirako, his works are always the beautiful collaboration of those motifs and Japanese lacquer.Shirako says that his works are something impossible to specify but something able to be defined as anything depending on viewers points of views. Truly beautiful creations have attracted a lot of attentions since his first solo exhibition, "exhibition1" held at eN arts in June 2010. eN arts had a solo booth at SCOPE BASEL 2011 where his works were well recieved in European art scene as well.

Katsuyuki SHIRAKO
1984 Born in Shiga Prefecture, Japan
2010 MFA in Japanese Lacquer from Kyoto City University of Arts
SOLO exhibitions
2011 exhibition 2 eN arts Kyoto
2010 exhibition 1 eN arts Kyoto
GROUP exhibitions
2011 UNITED eN arts Kyoto
2010 Biwako Biennale Ohmi Hachiman Shiga
2008 Line as a shape, Darkness as a color Saigyo An Temple Kyoto
2010 Kyoto City University of Arts: Mayor’s Award Kyoto
2007 Kyoto City University Prof. Hiradate’s Award Kyoto

* The text provided by eN arts

Period: Friday, November 4 - Sunday, November 27, 2011
Venue:  eN arts
reception:  Saturday, November 5, 18:00-20:00

Last Updated on November 04 2011

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