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Takahiro Kondo

Japanese, born 1958


1982      Graduated from the Literature Department, Hosei University

1994      Kyoto City Emerging Artist Award

2002-3   Master of Design and Applied Arts awarded, Edinburgh College of Art

              (supported by the Japanese Ministry of Culture Overseas Study Grant)

2003      Inglis Allen Masters of Design Award, Edinburgh College of Art


Selected Solo Exhibitions


1990      The Sao Paolo Museum of Art, Brazil

1992      The Azabu Museum of Arts and Crafts, Tokyo

1993      Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka

1995      National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh

1999      Imura Art Gallery, Kyoto

2000      The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2002      Celestial Ceramics, Barry Friedman Ltd (collaboration with Joan B Mirviss) NY

2003      Paramita Museum, Mie Prefecture

2004      The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

2005      Silver Mist, Barry Friedman Ltd (collaboration with Joan B Mirviss) NY

              Imura Art Gallery, Kyoto

2006      Gallery Cellar, Nagoya

2007      Imura Art Gallery, Kyoto


              Paramita Museum, Mie

              Nariwa-cho Museum, Okayama

              Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto

              TRANS-FORM, Spiral Garden, Tokyo

2008      Transformations, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh

              Transformation, Barry Friedman Ltd (collaboration with Joan B Mirviss) NY

              Hamilton Art Gallery, Australia

2010      Self Portrait, The Museum of Arts and Crafts, Itami

              Reflections, Barry Friedman Ltd, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions


1992      20th Century Japanese Blue & White, Kondo Family, Fitzwilliam Museum, UK

1994      Beyond Vessel, Robert McDougel Gallery, New Zealand

1996      Selected Avant-garde Art, Kyoto City Museum, Kyoto

1999      The Kondo Family, Three Generations of Modern Blue & White,

               Eki Museum, Kyoto

2000      The Exhibition of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain and Modern Japanese Kondo Sometuke, The Palace Museum, Beijing

2001      Masters of Clay, Barry Friedman Ltd, organised by Joan B Mirviss, NY

2002      International Asia-Pacific Contemporary Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, Taipei Yingko Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

2005-6   Contemporary Clay, Japanese Ceramics for the New Century, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Japan Society, NY

2008      Celebrating Kyoto, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2010      DOMANI, The Art of Tomorrow, The National Art Center, Tokyo









              Sao Paolo Museum, Brazil

              Brooklyn Museum, NY

              Cultural Foundation of the New York Times, NY

              Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

              Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

              Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

              Museum of Art and Design, NY

              Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX

              Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence RI

              Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence KS

              Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven CT



              Hamilton Art Gallery

              National Gallery of Victoria



              Miho Museum, Shiga Prefecture

              Paramita Museum, Mie Prefecture


United Kingdom

              Aberdeen Art Gallery

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

              National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh

              Ulster National Museum, Belfast

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