BIOGRAPHIY (EXTRACT )

 

Born in Kyoto(Japan),Akane Kirimura is graduated from University of fine arts

of Musashino with a print specialization in 1976.

1992~93 Artist in residence at  “CITE INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS”(Paris)

In 2006,she stayed in New York with the fellowship of Japanise Government.

Today,she lives and works in Paris.


MAIN AWARDS

2014 Prix du Livre d’Artiste of ADAGP au Salon d’Automne(FRANCE)

2012 Prix de Creation of Biennale “ Livres à Voir”( FRANCE)

2010 Prix du Livre d’Artiste of ADAGP au  Salon d’Automne(FRANCE)

2000 Prix d’Honneur at the fifth Triennale Mondiale de Chamalière(France)

1995 Special Award at the 11th International Contest of Print”Ferrol’95”(Espagne)

1993 Second Award at the International Contest of Ex-Libris(Czechoslovakia)


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


National Museum of Cracow(Poland),Bibliothèque Nationale de France,

New York Public Library(U.S.A.),Ayuntamiento de Ferrol(Spain), Bibliothèque Forney(Paris)

Bibliothèque Mèjane(Ex-en-Province)

Central Art Gallery(Malaysia),AMAC(France),Musée de Petits Formats(Belgium)

Centre Culturel”Jean Legendre(France),Tama Art University(Japan),etc.


INTERNATIONAL MAIN GROUPED EXHIBITIONS

2016 8th Douro Print International Biennial(guest, Portugal)

         18th International Biennale”Small Size of Paper”(guest,Small size Museum,Belgium)

2015 Biennial of Book&Paper(England)

         International Art Fair “ART UP!”(with ART SYMBIOSE,Lille,France)

         10th Biennial”Livre à Voir”(Arras,FRANCE)

2014 17th International Biennale”Small Size of Paper”(guest,Small size Museum,Belgium)

         17th International Book Fair”PAGE(S)”17(Art Symbiose,Paris)

2013 16th Sarcelles International Print Biennale (Sarcelles,FRANCE)

         16th International book fair “Page(s)16(ARTSYMBIOSE,Paris)

2012 9th  Biennial “ Livres à Voir “( Hôtel de Guînes, Arras, FRANCE)

         Salon d’ Automne in China( China)

2011 LILLE ART FAIR (with ART SYMBIOSE,LILLE,FRANCE)

         2nd CAIRO ART & LITERATURE BIENNAL (EGYPTE)

2010 LILLE ART FAIR(with ART SYMBIOSE,LILLE,FRANCE)

         8th INTERNATIONAL TRIENNALE OF PRINTS OF CHAMALIERE-

         “CHOIX D’EXCELLENCE MONDIALE”(Guest,FRANCE)

         Salon Ildépendant des Ecrivain & Livraires-

         “HABIT A LIRE”(Bibliothèque Nationale de FRANCE)

2009 7th Print & Artist Book Biennale”ARTPAGE 7”(Octon Art Village,France)

2008 “Your Documents Please”(ITAMI Decorative Art Museum,Japon,Berlin,etc.)

         International Contemporary Art Fair”ARTéNIM”(ART SYBIOSE,Nîmes,FRANCE)

2007 International Prints Art Fair(Gallery Michele BROUTTA,Grand Palais,Paris)

         International Book Fair(Librairie les Arcade,Grand Palais,Paris)

2006 Exhibition of Artist’s book”TRANSMUTATION”with Abdelkebir KHATIBI

         (Gallery TADGHART,MOROCCO)

2005 “Book & Maps”(Institut Français,London)

2004 Exhibition of Japanise Prints”HAN 17”(Paris)

2003 International Contemporary Art Fair”ART CHICAGO”(U.S.A.)

2001 International Contemporary Prints Fair”2nd Estampages”(Paris,same2000)

2000 5th Triennale of Chamalière(France,same’97,’03,’06)

1999 9th Biennale of Sarcelles(France,same’97,’03,’05)

         International Contemporary Prints Fair”SAGA’99”(Paris)

1997 International Print Triennal’97-Cracow(Poland)

         Salon d’Automne(guest,until 2015,Paris)

1996 Exhibition”Le Trait”(Paris,same’94,’99)

         IBIZA GRAFICS’96(Spain,same’82,’94)

         First Malaysia Annual Exhibition of International Contemporary Prints

         (Malaysia,same’97)

1995 Salon de Mai(guest,same’96,Grand Palais,Paris)

         11th International Print Contest”Ferrol’95”(Spain)

1994 Exhibition of Association Florence(Paris)

         Fourth International Art Triennale”Majdanek’94”(Poland)

1993 Holland Art Fair(Gallery Lidy Wind,Holland)

1990 International Contest of Mini Prints(Korea,same’82,’84,’86)

FIFTY FIVE SOLO EXHIBITIONS( I

IN FRANCE, GERMANY, HOLLAND,ITALY,SPAIN,SWISS,JAPAN(Tokyo,Osaka,Kyoto,Yokohama,Kamakura

etc.) UNTIL THE END OF 2015


                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                              
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