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Introduction of Shozo Michikawa
Shozo Michikawa was born in Hokkaido, the most northern area of Japan, in 1953. After graduated Aoyama Gakuin University in 1975, he settled his base of ceramics activity to Seto, Aichi. His exhibitions are held widely in Japan and foreign countries like Phillipines, Mongolia, France, USA, and UK.

The recent Foreign Exhibitions
Solo Exhibitions:
1996Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines
1997Hiraya Gallery, Manila, Philippines
2001Art Gallery, Ulaan baatar, Mongolia
2003IZUKAN GALLERY, Manila, Philippines
2004GALERIE BESSON, London, UK
2005IZUKAN GALLERY, Manila, Philippines
Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Shandong Museum, Shandong, China
Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, USA
2006"Puls Contemporary Gallery" Brussels, Belgium
2007"IZUKAN GALLERY" Manila, Phillipines
"Galerie Besson" London, UK
2008"Clara Scremini Gallery" Paris, France
2009"GALERIE BESSON" UK, France"

Group Exhibitions:
1996101Pitcher Exhibition, Terres de Provence, Paris, France
1999Gallery Pots, GALERIE BESSON, London, UK
2002Accompaniments of Tea, Daiichi Gallery, New York, USA
2003Summer Exhibition, GALERIE BESSON, London, UK
2004Japanese Ceramics, GALERIE, BESSON, London, UK
Maiden Bridge Exhibition, Maiden Bridge Farm, Lancaster, UK
SOFA Chicago, Chicago, USA
2005Ceremica mosaico exhibition, Ravenna, Italy
Summer Exhibition, GALERIE BESSON, London, UK
With John Brown, Signature Shop Gallery, Atlanta, USA
2006"Japanese Crafts Exhibition" @Galerie Besson London,UK
2008"SOFA NY" N.Y. USA
"A Japanese Dialogue" @The Scottish Gallery Scotland,UK
"The Great North Art Show" Yorkshire,UK
"Twenty Years-Twenty Pots" @Galerie Besson London, UK
"Tutor Exhibition" @Sussex Barn Gallery Sussex,UK
"International Ceramics,Giroussens France
2009Soft Beauty of Tranditional Shions,USA
The Art of Japan Craft 1870 to the Present,USA
SOFA Chicago, USA

The recent Japan Solo Exhibitions
1995Tobu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo
1997Tokyu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo
2000Hankyu Department Store Gallery, Osaka
Mitsukoshi Department Store Gallery, Kurashiki
2001Tobu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo
2003Matsuzakaya Department Store Gallery, Shizuoka
Tobu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo
2005"Wa-noi" Shizuoka
"Gallery Tokyo Eizo" Tokyo
2008"Gallery hu" Nagoya
2009"Gallery oyama" Osaka

Workshops
1996Higham Hall College, Cumbria UK
1997Technical University of Philippines , Manila, Philippines
2001Mongolia Art College, Ulan Bator, Mongolia
2003Technical University of Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Higham Hall College, Cumbria UK
2004University of Philippines, Diliman, Philippines
A Kiln Park for Cumbria in 2004, Penrith, UK
2005University of Philippines, Diliman, Philippines
ATELIER CIRKEL, Belgium
Odyssey Center for the Ceramic Arts, Asheville, USA
2006"Higham Hall" Cumbria,UK
"Atelier Circle" Belgium
2007"West Dean College" Sussex,UK
"Higham Hall" Cumbria,UK
"Penland School of Crafts" Penland,USA
2008"West Dean College" Sussex,UK
"Higham Hall" Cumbria,UK
2009"International Ceramic Festival"UK
"West Dean",UK
"Higaham Hall"UK
"Keramik nud Topferschule"UK

Awards and Distinctions
1990Kashiki" Exhibition, Sapporo, Japan
1991Design Competition, Seto, Japan
1992The Bowl" Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan
1994Seikiokoeru Craft Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
2005Grand Prix "CERAMIACMOSAICO" Ravenna,Italy

Collection
2006Qinglingsi Temple / Xi'an
China-Japan Exchange Center/ Beijing
2007Philadelphia Museum of Art / USA
2009National Museum of Wales
Aberystwyth University of Wales
















 


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