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Michio Ihara

63 Wood Street
Concord, MA 01742, U.S.A.
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Phone: 978-369-3731
Email: michio.ihara@verizon.net
URL: http://www.michioihara.com

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RESUME

  • 1928 Born in Paris
  • 1953 Graduated from Tokyo University of Fine Arts, in Oil Painting, BFA.
  • 1961 Special Graduate Study at Department of Architecture, MIT, Fulbright Grant
  • 1970 Fellow at The Center for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT, JDR 3rd. Fund Grant
  • 1981 Moved to present studio in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 2001 Obtained U.S. Citizenship

Exhibitions:

  • 1954-9 Painting shows in Tokyo
  • 1954-9 Participated in several group shows in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1963 Boston Art Festival, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1964 Sculpture show at Kanegis Gallery, Boston
  • 1969 Kyoto Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
  • 1970 International Sculptors Symposium, EXPO '70, Osaka, Japan
  • 1970 Sculpture show at Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1971 New Zealand International Sculpture Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1973 American Academy and National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
  • 1973 Kyoto and Tokyo Museum of Modern Art, Japan
  • 1974 'Multiple Interaction Team' Exhibition, MIT, Massachusetts
  • 1975 'Arttransition' Exhibition, MIT, Massachusetts
  • 1976 Bicentennial 'Boston Celebrations', Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • 1977 Sculpture show at Staempfli Gallery, New York
  • 1980 Sculpture show at Staempfli Gallery, New York
  • 1980 Sculpture show at Ankrum Gallery, Los Angeles
  • 1981 Sculpture show at Clark Gallery, Lincoln, Mass.
  • 1984 Sculpture show at Staempfli Gallery, New York
  • 1985 Boston Art festival, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1986 Sculpture Group Show at Staempfli Gallery, New York
  • 1989 Sculpture show at Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1989 Sculpture show at Duxbury Art complex Museum, Duxbury, Mass.
  • 1992 Interactive sculpture 'Cyclelight" at First Night '93, Boston
  • 1997 Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA Sculpture for the Outdoors
  • 1997 DeCordova Museum, Sculpture Park

Grant, Competition:

  • 1961 Fulbright Scholarship
  • 1964 Graham Foundation Fellowship
  • 1970 JDR III Foundation Fellowship
  • 1973 American Academy and National Institute of Arts and Letters Award
  • 1974 Fitchburg Public Library Art Competition, Massachusetts
  • 1976 Springfield Riverfront Park Art Competition, Massachusetts
  • 1984 Cincinnati Commerce Center Art Competition, Ohio
  • 1986 Lowell historical Preservation Commission Art competition, Massachusetts
  • 1990 Tokyo City Hall Art Competition, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1994 Colorado Springs Municipal Airport Sculpture Competition, Colorado
  • 1999 Award from Japanese Government, Ministry of foreign Affair

Selected Commissions: August 2003

  • 1957 Marble mural: Chuo-Koron Publishing Company, Tokyo Japan
  • 1963 Wall sculpture: Wyman Street Office Building, Waltham MA
  • 1966 Suspended screen: Imperial Theater, Tokyo Japan
  • 1970 Plaza sculpture: EXPO '70, Monday Plaza, Osaka Japan
  • 1973 Wind sculpture: Wellesley Office Park, Building #5, Wellesley MA
  • 1974 Light Tower: Fitchburg Public Library, Fitchburg MA
  • 1976 Suspended sculpture: Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans LA
  • 1977 Plaza sculpture: Queen Elizabeth II Square, Auckland New Zealand
  • 1977 Wind Sculpture: Hunter Street Mall, Newcastle, NSW Australia
  • 1978 Wall sculpture: Rockefeller Center, International Bldg., New York NY
  • 1979 Suspended sculpture: Neiman-Marcus, Beverly Hills CA
  • 1980 Suspended sculpture: New World Centre Complex, Hong Kong China
  • 1982 Suspended sculpture: Pavilion Inter-Continental Hotel Singapore
  • 1982 Suspended sculpture: AT&T Long Lines Southern Region Hq. Atlanta GA
  • 1982 Plaza sculpture: New World Centre Plaza, Hong Kong China
  • 1984 Wall sculpture: First Union Bank, Miami FL
  • 1985 Suspended sculpture: Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square, New York NY
  • 1985 Wall sculpture: First and Second Church of Boston MA
  • 1986 Wall sculptures: Harvard University, Business school, Burden Hall MA
  • 1989 Wind sculpture: Tallahassee City Hall Park, Tallahassee FL
  • 1990 Suspended sculpture: Tokyo Performing Art Center, Tokyo Japan
  • 1991 Kinetic sculpture: Tokyo City Hall, Tokyo Japan
  • 1991 Wind sculpture: Harumi Municipal Pier Park, Tokyo Japan
  • 1991 Suspended sculptures: AT&T Plaza, Oak Brook IL
  • 1992 Public Play sculptures: Boston First Night. City Hall Plaza MA
  • 1994 Suspended sculptures: Future Pavilion Theater & Media Complex, Gifu Japan
  • 1994 Suspended sculpture: Colorado Springs Municipal Airport CO
  • 1995 Wall sculpture, Tower: Ikenoue Christ Church, Tokyo Japan
  • 1997 Suspended sculpture: Lorillard Corporate Headquarters, Greensboro NC
  • 1997 Wind sculpture: DeCordova Sculpture Park, Lincoln MA
  • 1999 Wind sculpture: Weston Public Library, Weston MA
  • 1999 Suspended sculpture: Waltham Woods Corporate Center, Waltham MA
  • 2000 Suspended sculpture: New England Medical Center, Boston MA
  • 2000 Suspended sculpture: Executive Jet Aviation, Columbus OH
  • 2001 Suspended sculptures: Yokohama Saijo Crematorium, Kanagawa Japan
  • 2002 Suspended sculptures: Crowne plaza Hotel, White Plaines NY
  • 2002 Suspended sculptures: 101 Constitution Building, Washington DC
  • 2003 Wall sculptures: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA
  • 2003 Suspended sculptures: The Grant/Riverside Hospital, Columbus OH