Hiroshi Senju 1958～
Hiroshi Senju was born in Tokyo.
Graduated from Tokyo university of the arts in 1982.
Completed Master’s program at Tokyo university of the arts in 1984.
Graduated Doctoral program at Tokyo university of the arts in 1987.
Held the “The End of Dream” exhibition at the Manly city art museum in 1989.
Held the “History of modern japanese paintings by collection” at the Museum of modern art, kamakura & hayama, Kanagawa in 1990.
Selected on the cover of the New York art magazine “Gallery guide” in 1993.
Held the “Flatwater” exhibition at the Maxwell davidson gallery.
Held the “Hiroshi Senju 1980-1994” exhibition at the Yamanaka lake takamura art museum in 1994.
“Starry Night” received the 4th Kenbuchi picture book award.
Received the 7th MOA Mokichi Okada excellence award.
Held the “Hiroshi Senju “exhibition at the Taipei fine arts museum in 1995.
Received the honorary award at the 46th Venezia biennale.
Held the “Hiroshi Senju Waterfalls & Glasses” exhibition at the Hakone open-air museum in 1996.
Started to make the paintings on the fusuma of the Daitoku-ji temple Juko-in since 1997.
“August Sky and Clouds” collected by the Hiroshima city museum of contemporary art received the Navy blue ribbon medal in 1998.
“Ryoyonome / Painting in the 21th century” exhibition work “Life” received Michiaki Kawakita award in 2000.
Participated in “New Way of Tea” exhibition at the Japan society and the Asia society in 2002.
Participated in the “Scent and Shape of Ink” exhibition at the Seoul national museum of contemporary art.
Received the 13th MOA Mokichi Okada grand award.
The paintings on the fusuma of the Daitoku-ji temple Juko-in is completed,
Open to the public at the “Paintings on the fusuma of the Daitoku-ji temple Juko-in” exhibition of the Tokyo national museum in 2003.
Held the “Present-day Art” exhibition at the Niigata prefectural bandaijima art museum.
Held the “Essence of Contemporary japanese painting” exhibition at the Contemporary art museum, Kumamoto.
Held the “Contemporary japanese painting” exhibition at the Okazaki city mindscape museum.
Produced the “Waterfall” mural at the Grand hyatt Tokyo.
In charge of the art direction of Haneda airport（Tokyo international airport）domestic terminal 2 in 2004.
Participated in the 44th Milano salone “Lexus L Finesse” as the collaboration artist in 2005.
Held the “77panels of paintings on the fusuma of the Daitoku-ji temple Juko-in” exhibition at the Fukuoka asian art museum.
Exhibited at the 6th Gwangju biennale in 2006.
Held the “Naoshima standard 2” exhibition at the Benesse art site naoshima.
Held the “Hiroshi Senju” exhibition at the Yamatane museum of art.
Designed the dial face of the watch for 75th anniversary special limited edition of Jaeger LeCoultre “Reverso”.
Held the “Masterpiece collection of the Yamatane museum of art” exhibition at the Museum of modern art, Toyama in 2007.
Held the “Building one hundred pillars, Emptiness is the form, Hiroshi Senju” exhibition at the Matsumoto city museum of art.
Held the “Haruka Naru Aoi Hikari” exhibition at the Sundaram tagore gallery.
Completed the paintings on the fusuma of the Philadelphia shofuso（Waterfall series）.
Held the “Liquid crystal painting” exhibition in 2008.
Produced the ceramic board mural ” Four seasons tree figure” at the Akasaka sacas akasaka biz tower.
Produced the ceramic board mural “Waterfall” at the Tokyo metro fukutoshin line, Shinjuku sanchome station.
Held the “New Light from a Far” and “Out of Nature” at the Sundaram tagore gallery in 2009.
Held the “Invitation to 20th Century art” exhibition at the Museum of fine arts, Gifu in 2010.
Held the “Masterpiece collection of the Saku municipal museum of modern art” exhibition at the Takasaki tower museum of Art.
Held the “Hiroshi Senju World of Blue Echoes of Kaii Higashiyama” exhibition at the Higashiyama Kaii setouchi museum.
In charge of the art direction of the “APEC Japan 2010”.
In charge of the art direction of the Haneda airport（Tokyo international airport）international passenger terminal and expanded Domestic terminal 2.
In charge of the art direction at the JR Hakata station in 2011.
Opened the “Hiroshi Senju museum karuizawa”.
Held the “Water, Fire, Earth the Source of Creativity” at the Contemporary art museum Kumamoto.
Held the “Vision of Nature, Lost and Found, in Asian Contemporary Art” at the Hong kong arts centre.
Exhibited at the 5th Chengdu biennale.
Supervised the archive exhibition “Gift of Time” for Gucci 90th anniversary at the Kinkaku-ji temple.
Held the “CLIFFS” exhibition at the Sundaram tagore gallery in 2012.
Produced the ceramic board mural of the OUB centre.
In charge of the stage design of “Japanese classical dance with Orchestra”.
In charge of the stage design of the Opera “KAMIKAZE” in 2013.
In charge of the art direction of the Taisho university sazaedo building.
Supervised the KITTE opening memorial art project ” Message Cherry blossoms”.
In charge of the stage design of the “Prelude（Jyusuke Hanayagi and Tamasaburo Bando）”.
Produced the mural of the Eko-in.
Held the “Day Falls / Night Falls” exhibition at the Sundaram tagore gallery.
Held the “Tale of Genji – the Skies of Heian Period -” at the Sagawa art museum.
In charge of the stage design of the Opera “YUZURU” in 2014.
Held the “Day Falls / Night Falls” exhibition at the Sundaram tagore gallery in 2015.
Produced the ceramic tile mural for public bath at the JR Onagawa station.
Exhibited at the 56th Venezia biennale “Frontiers Reimagined” exhibition.
Completed public art project by Southern branch of the National palace museum.
Opened to the public the paintings on the fusuma of the Daitoku-ji temple Juko-in and the national treasure paintings of Eitoku Kano in 2016.
Held the “Illusions in Water and Light” exhibition at the Yakushi-ji temple Toindo.
Received the Foreign minister award.
Held the “World’s End” exhibition at the Sundaram tagore gallery in 2017.
Received the Isamu Noguchi award.
Received the Excellence art award at the Philadelphia Japan-US association in 2018.
Held the “Completion commemoration of the paintings on the fusuma of the Koyasan Kongo-ji temple Hiroshi Senju” exhibition at the Toyama prefectural museum of art and design.
Received the Japan-US Special achievement award.
Make the world aware of the existence and techniques of japanese paintings,
In order to make it a truly international art area,
Not only painting but,
Conducts a wide range of activities such as lectures and writings.
Think of the idea of putting oneself in nature as the basis of Japanese culture,
It serves as a guideline for production activities.
The representative “Waterfall” is,
It has received an honorary award at the Venezia biennale.
Brother is the composer Akira Senju, Sister is a violinist Mariko Senju,
Father is doctor of engineering Shizuo Senju, Mother is an educational critic and an essayist Fumiko Senju.
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