(General CV)

 

1948       BORN IN fUKUI, jAPAN 

1967         studied  BAIkA HIGH SCHOOL OSAKA, JAPAN

1969         GRADUATED KINRAN JUNIOR COLLEGE, SUITA, JAPAN

1969-70    worked at c. iTHO CO. 

1970         eXPO '70 (THEME PAVILION GUIDE)

1970-71     kANEGAFUCHI CHEMICAL CO.

1971          moved to SF. cALFORNIA, usa

1876-77     DEHENY MEMORIAL LIBRARY, uNIV. SOURHERN CALIFORNIA (usc)

1977          moved to cARACAS., VENEUELA

1978-81      MITSUI. CO. CACARACS, VENEZUELA

1991          japan intern`l corporation agency (jica), caracas, venezuela

1992    studied at ESCUELA DE ARTES VISUALES CRISTOBAL ROJAS, CARACAS 

1993-98     museo de arte contemporaneo, taller de antonio lazo., Pedro L zapata  & ohters

2000-04    art teacher  of caracas japanese school  venezuela 

2003        training program for teachers of japanese language, japan  fundation, japan          2016         RETURN TO JAPAN due to the long turmoil in venzuela


TAKAKO KODANI

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019          Gallery Studio Ethos "Letter from Venezuela" ,Toyonaka Osaka, Japan

2018          Ginza Renga Gallery "Letters from Venezuela No.3", Tokyo, Japan
2017           Regalo Gallery "Letters from Venezuela", Osaka, Japan 
                 Ginza Renga Gallery "Letters from Venezuela No.2", Tokyo, Japan
2013           Cultural Center Eladio Alemán Sucre "Looks of East and West" Valencia
2003-2013  Japanese Culture Week in different cities and Universities, 
2011,2012    G7 Gallery "Women’s Looks", Caracas, Venezuela
2012           700 Art and Antiques Gallery "On Rice Paper", Maracaibo, Venezuela
2009          Latin Culture Salon Cafe y Libros "Rime of Flowers", Tokyo, Japan
2008          Ginza Renga Gallery, "Letters from Venezuela No.1", Tokyo, Japan
2006          Felix Gallery "Space of Difference and Distance", Caracas, Venezuela
2003          Restaurant Polestar, Tokyo, Japan.
2002          The News Caffe, Caracas., Venezuela 
2001          Restaurant Taiko, Caracas, Venezuela
2000         Central Library of the Central University of Venezuela.

Group Exhibitions

2023           No.65   Takarazuka City Art Exhibition, Hyogo, Japan

2023           No.60  Hyogo Prefectural Exhibition, Hyogo, Japan
2022           No.57  Itami City Art Exhibition, Hyogo, Japan
2022           No.64  Takarazuka City Art Exhibition, Hyogo, Japan
2021            No.63  Takarazuka City Art Exhibition, Hyogo, Japan
2017            Felix Gallery, “Collective Exhibition”  Dresden, Germany.
2015            Biennial II National Salon of Drawing and Print, Valencia, Venezuela
2007-2014    Arts and Antiques Fair (FIAAM), Maracaibo, Venezuela
2013,2014      Red Dot Art Fair at Art Basel Week, Miami, USA
                  "Land of Grace", All We Art. Washington DC, USA
                   BRERART Contemporary Art Week, Milan, Italy
2012             International Biennale Artists Exhibition. Miami, USA
2011,             Iberoamerica Art Fair (FIA), Caracas, Venezuela  

2011      Curator's Voice Art Projects “Exhibitions 5”, Miami, USA   

2011      Agora Gallery "Encounter with East and West", New York, USA                                  Provincial Bank Foundation "Imaginable Nature", Caracas, Venezuela
2002,2005   Felix Gallery "Only Paper", Caracas, Venezuela
2003          No.23 Ateneo de Carupano “Painting Salon” Sucre, Venezuela
2003          No.28 Salon de Arte Nacional en Agagua, Valencia, Venezuela

2001           Blasini Gallery "Paper VII", Caracas, Venezuela
2000          International Auction for the reconstruction of the Historical District

                 of la Guaira (Acquired by MACCSI) Venezuela 
2000          No.58 Salon Arturo Michellena, Carabobo, Venezuela
2000          No.6 National Hall of Visual Arts, Calabozo, Guarico, Venezuela
2000          No.6 Salon Carlos Brandt Carabobo, Venezuela1999           

1999           No.24 National Art Salon of Aragua. Aragua, Venezuela

Honors and Awards
2023         3rd Prize No.60 Hyogo Prefectural Exhibition,Hyogo, Japan
2022         1st Prize, No.64.Takarazuka City Art Exhibition,Hyogo, Japan
2021          Tessai Museum Award, No.63 Takarazuka City Art Exhibition,Japan
2007          3rd prize, Salon of the Face Ateneo of El Hatillo, Venezuela
2006          Recognition by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan for
                 disseminating Japanese Culture in Venezuela.
                 (Caracas Contemporary Art Museum Collection)
1998          Honorable Mention, Annual National Hall of Visual Arts, Calabozo, 
1997          Honorable Mention, Hall of Plastic Arts Carlos Brandt, Carabobo

Member/Others
2022-         Representative Friendship of Japan and Venezuelan (Takarazuka) Hyogo, 
2022 -        Member of Takarazuka International Friendship Association, Hyogo                    

1997- 2015   Member of Caracas Drawing Circle     

1994-            director of Japanese and cultural academy, venezuela                                        1988 -2005  member of Altamira rotary club, Caracas. Venezuel;a

1988 -         Founding President and member /Venezuela Origami Association                              1970             expo`70 theme pavilion companion, osaka japan