Rei Chikaoka

Born in Toyama, Japan 1970

Live in Tokyo

 2014 -            Tokyo University of the Art Graduate School                            (Tokyo,Japan)

                       Doctoral Degree Program of the Glass arts          and Crafts

2012 - 2014  Tokyo University of the Art Graduate School                            (Tokyo,Japan)

                       MA Arts (Masters Degree Program of

                       the Glass arts and Crafts)

1989 - 1993  Musashino Art University (Tokyo,Japan)

                       BA Arts majored in Interior Design

 

Memberships

2014-       Association for Glass Arts Studies Japan

2014-       a Member of the “Glass Around 70’s

                 (Glass Artist Group in Japan)

 

   

Awards

*The Glass in Japan 2015 Gold Prize (Tokyo Japan)

*Stanislav Libensky Award 2014 Finalist (Prague Czech)

*E-merge 2014 Kiln-caster Award (Portland OR, USA)

*The International Exhibition of Glass KANAZAWA 2013       Juror William Douglas Carlson Prize (Kanazawa JAPAN)

*E-merge 2010 finalist (Portland OR, USA)

 

Exhibitions

Solo

*Glass hopper Gallery Tokyo Japan (Every year 2004-2012)

*Gallery IDF Aich pref. Japan (2006 2008 2010 2012)

*MITSUKOSHI Ebisu Tokyo Japan (2008)             etc

Group

*”E-merge Evolve 2014" 

  Bullseye project (Portland OR USA)

     Bullseye Bayarea Galley (Santa Fe NM USA)

     Pittsburgh Glass Museum (Pittsburgh PA USA)

     Bellevue Art Museum (Bellevue WA USA)

*Shinjuku-za Gallery (2014)

*Dancing Hall in Prague Stanislav Libensky Award (2014)

*KEIKO Gallery (Boston MA, USA)

*MITSUKOSHI Nihonbashi Tokyo Japan (2013 2014)

*ODAKYU Shinjyuku Tokyo Japan (2011)