YUKO TAKADA KELLER
e-mail : yuko.takada.keller@gmail.com

 

Career
Presently Artist, Curator
2014~ Guest Proffesor; Sagami Womens University
  1994-97 Associate Professor; Department of Creative Arts, Seian College of Art and Design
1990-94 Instructor; Department of Creative Arts, Seian Women's College
1988-90 Lecturer of Kyoto Junior College of Fine Art
1988-90 Lecturer of Seian Women's College
1987-89 Lecturer of Kyoto city university of Art
1983-85 Lecturer of Kyoto city university of Art
1983 M.F.A. Kyoto City University of Art
1981 B.F.A. Kyoto City University of Art
1958 Born in Osaka
     
  Solo Exhibitions
  2015 STUDIO HOUSE SERIKEI / Fukuoka, Japan
  Portalen / Greve, Denmark
  SHIKIORI / Fukuoka, Japan
  Garaman Hall / Okinawa, Japan
2014 Gallery 99/14  / Okayama, Japan
  Cohju Contemporary Art / Kyoto, Japan
2013 MI gallery / Osaka, Japan
    oikaze CUBE / Kyoto, Japan
    Bagsværd Kirke / Bagsværd, Denmark
    Gjethuset / Frederiksværk, Denmark
  2012 Artworks SAKA / Osaka, Japan
  2011 Cohju Contemporary Art / Kyoto, Japan
  2010 Dronninglund Kunstcenter (50th Anniversary Exhibition) / Dronninglund, Denmark
    Grønbechs Gård / Hasle, Denmark
  2009 Lyngby Kunstforening / Lyngby, Denmark
    Pyramidesalen / Gilleleje, Denmark
  2008 Gudhjem Museum / Gudhjem, Denmark
  2007 Galleri Guggen / Copenhagen, Denmark
  2006 Hillerød Bibliotek / Hillerød, Denmark
    DONG A/S / Hørsholm, Denmark
  2005 5 th International Triennial in Tournai, Halle-aux-Draps / Tournai, Belgium
  2004 Gl. Praestegaard / Birkerød, Denmark
  2003 Gallery 99/03 / Okayama, Japan
  2002 Kulturhus / Farum, Denmark
  2001 Kunstsalen / Fredericia, Denmark
  2000 Round Tower/ Copenhagen, Denmark
    Portalen / Greve, Denmark
  1999 Gallery Gallery / Kyoto
    Gjethuset / Frederiksværk, Denmark
  1997 Gallery Gallery / Kyoto
    Gallery Arai / Shuzenji, Izu
  1996 Gallery Gallery / Kyoto
  1995 Gallery Gallery / Kyoto
  1994 Gallery Maronie / Kyoto
  1993 Gallery Gallery / Kyoto
    WACOAL GINZA ART SPACE / Tokyo
  1992 Gallery Maronie / Kyoto
  1991 Gallery Gallery / Kyoto
    Espace 446/ Osaka
  1990 Gallery Maronie / Kyoto
    Senbikiya Gallery / Tokyo
  1989 Gallery Gallery / Kyoto
  1988 Gallery Maronie / Kyoto
  1986 Gallery Maronie / Kyoto
  1984 Gallery Yuishin / Hyogo
  1982 Gallery Maronie / Kyoto
   

               

  Group Exhibitions
  2015 Faver (Munkeruphus / Dronningmøle, Denmark)
 

BKF Group Exhibition (Hillerød Bibliotek / Hillerød, Denmark)

2014

Guest Artist for "FIBER FUTURES" Japan's Textile Pioneers (Gjethuset / Frederiksværk, Denmark)

  BKF Group Exhibition (Hillerød Bibliotek / Hillerød, Denmark)
2013 BKF Group Exhibition (Hillerød Bibliotek / Hillerød, Denmark)
  2012 Christmas Table arrangement(Melbylejren / Melby, Denmark)
  2011 Japanese Harmony (Portalen / Greve, Denmark)
    BKF Group Exhibition (Hillerød Bibliotek / Hillerød, Denmark)
    Wish Upon the Star (Månens konpis / Kyoto, Japan)
  2010 BKF Group Exhibition (Hillerød Bibliotek / Hillerød, Denmark)
  2009 Roommade/Roommate (Gjethuset / Frederiksværk, Denmark)
    gclangt ude!h Outdorrs Exhibition ( Frederiksværk, Denmark)
  2008 Mobiler (flow galleri ApS / Hellerup, Denmark)
    Japanske Vinde II (Galleri SPOT/ Frederiksværk, Denmark)
    North Zealand's Artists from Galleri SPOT ( Hillerød Bibliotek / Hillerød, Denmark)
    10 years Anniversary Exhibition of Køge Bugt ( Portalen / Greve, Denmark)
  2007 Opening Aniversary Exhibition (Seiryu-Kan / Kyoto, Japan)
    gJapanese Suppleness | Contemporary Art from Japanh (Frederiksværk, Denmark)
    Yuko Takada Keller and Yoko Inoue Exhibition (Gallery Shimada / Kobe, Japan)
    Y3 Exhibition Vol. 5 (garelly mânens kompis / Kyoto, Japan)
  2006 The 10 th galleries Art Fair (Participated from Gallery Nnakamura Kyoto, Japan)
    Frederiksborg Amts Artists Prize Winners / Hillerød Bibliotek, Denmark
  2005 Y3 Exhibition Vol.4 "IS" (Gallery a / Kyoto, Japan)
    Spring Light (Munkeruphus / Dronningmøle, Denmark)
    Contemporary Japanese and Danish Art and Craft (Dronninglund Kunstcenter / Denmark)
  2004 Japanske Vinde (Galleri SPOT/ Frederiksværk, Denmark)
  2003 Paper Art Exhibition ( Den lile Kunsthal / Fredericia, Denmark)
    Exhibition gGetting the fir treeh (Gallery Okumura / Tokyo , Space R / Ashiya)
  2002 2 persons exhibition (Gallery Ravn / Copenhagen)
    Festival (Gjethuset / Frederiksværk, Denmark)
    Holland Paper Biennial 2002 (Museum Rijswijk / Holland)
    Soft Sculpture From the East | Japanese Sense of Beauty (Portalen / Denmark)
    PRO (Charlottenborg / Copenhagen, Denmark)
    Exhibition "White Gift from wintry sky" ( Gallery a / Kyoto, Japan)
  2001 FIBER AS ART Part X '01 (Gallery Space 21 / Tokyo)
    denmark@world (Frederiks Bastion / Copenhagen, Denmark)
  2000 FIBER AS ART Part VIIII '00 (Gallery Space 21 / Tokyo)
    Blue Link/ Gjethuset/ Frederiksvaerk, Denmark
  1999 FIBER AS ART Part VIII '99 (Gallery Space 21 / Tokyo)
  1998 12th International Bienniale of Miniature Textiles (Szombathelyi / Hungary)
    FIBER AS ART Part VII '98 (Gallery Space 21 / Tokyo)
    25 years Textile Kunst (Galerie Smend / KoNln, Germany)
    IMAGINATIONS (Galerij Lauka / Lo-Reninge, Belgium)
    Japanese Textile Miniature Exhibition - Folding (Traveling in AustraliaP'99)
  1997 FIBER AS ART Part VI '97 (Gallery Space 21 / Tokyo)
  1996 Japanese Dyeing Weaving & Textile (Meguro Museum of Art / Tokyo)
    CONTAINER'96 - ART ACROSS OCEANS (Copenhagen / Denmark)
    6th SEIRYUTEN (Kyoto Municipal Museum/ Kyoto)
    FIBER AS ART Part V '96 (Gallery Space 21 / Tokyo)
    Mini Drawing Exhibition (Gallery Gallery/ Kyoto)
    4th The view of Gallery (Osaka Prefectural Modern Art Center/ Osaka)
  1995 TEXTILE '95 MINIATURE WORK 18X18 (Gallery Gallery/ Kyoto)
    "Textile Miniature Works" Contemporary Art of Japan (The Craft Council in London Cafe Show-case / U.K)
    "White Nights" II. International Textile Exhibition (Russian Ethnograhy Museum / RUSSIA)
    FIBER AS ART Part IV'95 (Gallery Space 21 / Tokyo)
    "In Our Hands" An International Competition (Nagoya) '91, '93
    Tower Art in TSUTEN-KAKU (Tsuten-kaku / Osaka)
  1994 Exhibition by Selected Artists (Itami Craft Center / Hyogo)
    Tapestry Exhibition by Modern Artists (Roze Theater / Shizuoka)
    Imadate Paper Works of Contemporary Art (Fukui) '86, '87, '88, '90
  1993 SHIGA ANNUAL '93 FIBER WORK/ THE REPRO & ACTION OF FORM (The Museum of Modern Art Shiga)
    WAVES : Contemporary Japanese Fiberworks (The Library & Gallery / Ontario) - Traveling in Canada P1995
    3rd Anniversary Exhibition of The Gallery (Espace 446/ Osaka)
    9th Art Works of Paper (Fuji Gallery / Osaka)
    New Harmony ; JAPAN - KOREA Contemporary Artists Exhibition (Osaka, Kyoto, Itami, Amagasaki)
    Textile Miniature Works; Contemporary Art of Japan (Alden-biesen / BELGIUM)
    Arrange (Gallery Imajin / Otsu)
  1992 Art Works Collection (Art Works SALA / Osaka)
    Exhibition by S.W.C Faculty (Itami Craft Center / Hyogo)
    2nd Kyoto Selected Exhibition of Art and Crafts (Kyoto Prefectural Center for Arts and Culture)
    TEXTILE '92 MINIATURE WORKS 18x18 (Gallery Gallery / Kyoto)
  1991 "KAMI" Exhibition (Kuopio Museum) Traveling in Finland -1992
    Kanazawa Craft Competition (Ishikawa) '89
    Opening joint Exhibition (Gallery Hiro / Kyoto)
    Kyoto Fibers (Montclair State College) Traveling in U.S.A. P1993
    Art Festival "KYO" COLORING KYO (Daimaru Department Store / Kyoto)
    Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition (Tokyo, Osaka) '86, '87, '90
    "Restless Shadows" Japanese Fiberart (Edinburgh School of Art) Traveling in U.K
  1990 Kyoto Art Crafts Biennale (The Museum of Kyoto)
    Kyoto Fibers (The Museum of Kyoto)
    8th International Biennale of Miniature Textile (Savaria Museum / HUNGARY) '88; 7th
  1989 Miniature Works "Weaving" (Gallery Gallery/ Kyoto, Tokyo Textile Forum)
    Itami Craft Exhibition (Itami Craft Center / Hyogo)
  1988 KYOUTEN (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art) '82, '83,'84,'85
  1987 13th International Biennale of Tapestry (Lausanne/ SWITZERLAND)
    Kyoto Art & Crafts Exhibition (Kyoto Prefectural Center for Arts and Culture) '82, '83, '84.
  1986 NIHONKAI Art Exhibition (Toyama Modern Museum)
  1985 Selected Exhibition of Art Crafts (Kyoto Prefectural Center for Arts and Culture)
    Kyoto Design Forum (Kyoto Prefectural Center for Arts and Culture) '84
  1983 Japan New Craft Exhibition (Tokyo, Kyoto) '82
     
  Art Collaboration
  2012 BVLGARI / GinzaTokyo, Japan
    ACTUS / Shinjuku Tokyo, Japan
    dia collections / Osaka, Japan
     
  Commissioned Works
  2007 Hyogo Nursing Association / Kobe, Japan
  2004 Restaurant Over Gaarden / Nishinomiya, Japan
  1998 Hayashima Town Hall/ Okayama, Japan
  1997 Tokyo Bureau of Waterworks / Tokyo, Japan
   

 

  Display
  2000 Royal Copenhagen / Copenhagen, DenmarK
  1996 ein / Kyoto
  1995 ein / Kyoto
  1994 Gallery O - WAVE / Osaka
  1993 ISETAN   Department Store / Shinjuku, Tokyo
  1990 Shoe Gallery OTA / Ashiya
   

 

  Awards
  2004 Frederiksborg Amts Billedkunstpris 2004 / Denmark
  1995 First Prize; "White Nights" II. International Textile Exhibition / Russia
  1992 Excellent Prize; The 2nd Kyoto Selected Craft Exhibition / Japan
  1990 Excellent Prize; Kyoto Art Craft Biennale / Japan
  1989 Excellent Prize; Kanazawa Selected Craft Exhibition / Japan
  1984 Kyoto Design Prize; Kyoto Design Forum / Japan
   

 

  Public Collections
    Hillerød Bibliotek / Hillerød, Denmark
    Portalen / Greve, Denmark
    National Museum / Osaka
    SEIRYUKAI / Kyoto
   
  Publications for reference
  2011

Papercraft 2 (Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin Germany)

  2007 Tactile (Die Gestalten Verlag, Berlin Germany)
  Mar.2006 Les Nouvelles du Patchwork (Association France Patchwork / France)
  June2002 kM zomer 2002 (Wr. by Peter van der Meijden/ Holland)
  Oct.1997 Art Textile Of The World: Japan (Telos Art Publishing / UK)
  Mrc.1997 Novel Object II (Publ. by design house / KOREA)
  Jan.1996 FIBERARTS Jan/Feb1996 Vol.22, No.4 (Wr. by Carol D. Westfall/ U.S.A)
  Oct.1995 Space Design, SD9510 (Publ. by Kashima Publishing / JAPAN)
  Mar.1995 TEXTILE PLUS, 151 (Wr. by Marijke Arp / Holland)
  Feb.1995 ART & Crafts (Publ. by design house / KOREA)
  Sep.1994 NISHIJIN GRAPH, VOL.448/SEP (Wr. by Teruko Sugiyama / JAPAN)
  May.1994 PIA KANSAI, ART FRONT(Wr. by Takafumi Kobuki / JAPAN)
  Feb.1994 FIBER ART JAPAN (Publ. by Shinshin-dou / JAPAN)
  Mar.1993 SENSHOKU-alpha Mar. No.144 (Wr. by Kiyoji Tsuji, Keiko Kawashima / JAPAN)
  Jan.1993 SENSHOKU-alpha Jan. No.142 (Wr. by Kiyoji Tsuji / JAPAN)
                   
  Relevant Experience
  2009 Lecture at Doshisha Women's University / Kyoto, Japan
  2008 Curated "Japanske Vinde" Vol.2 / Gelleri SPOT / Frederiksværk, Denmark
    Workshop at Tofteskolen / Helsinge, Denmark
  2007 Curated gJapanese Suppleness | Contemporary Art from Japanh / Frederiksværk, Denmark
    Lecture at Ikebana Association / Hellrup, Denmark
  2006 Lecture at Kyoto University of Art and Design / Japan
    Lecture at Kyoto Bunkyo University / Japan
    Lecture at Gallery Shimada / Kobe, Japan
    Lecture at Frederiksværk Weaving association / Denmark
  2005 Lecture for Dansk-Japansk Venskabsforening / Aarhus, Denmark
    Curated "Contemporary Japanese and Danish Art and Craft" / Dronninglund Kunstcenter, Denmark)
    Lecture at Munkeruphus / Dronningmølle, Denmark
    Curated "Spring Light" / Munkeruphus / Dronningmølle, Denmark
  2004 Workshop at Storebjerg Skolen / Hundested, Denmark
    Curated "Yoko Inoue Exhibition" / Embassy of Japan / Copengagen, Denmark
    Workshop at Magleblikskolen, Kregme Skole / Frederiksværk, Denmark
    Curated "Japanske Vinde" / Gelleri SPOT / Frederiksværk, Denmark
    Lecture at Osaka Seikei University / Japan
  2003 Lecture at Okayama Prefectural University / Okayama, JAPAN
    Lecture at Kyoto City University of Fine Art / Kyoto, JAPAN
  2002 Seminar at Kunstindustrimuset / Copenhagen, DENMARK
    Lecture for Dansk-Japansk Selskab / Copenhagen, DENMARK
    Curated "Soft Sculpture From The East" / Portalen, Greve, DENMARK
  Workshop at folkeskole / Gilleleje, Denmark
  2001 Lecture at Seian College of Art and Design /Kyoto, JAPAN
    Lecture at Kawashima Textile School / Kyoto, JAPAN
    Lecture at Seian University of Art and Design / Shiga, JAPAN
  1999 Lecture at Gjethuset / Frederiksværk, DENMARK
  1998 Lecture at Kunstindustrimuset / Copenhagen / DENMARK
  1995 Lecture at Russian Ethnograhy Museum / St.Petersburg, RUSSIA
  1993 Lecture at Montclair State College / New Jersey, U.S.A
  1991 Lecture at Montclair State College / New Jersey, U.S.A
     
  Foundation for my own project
2008 TOYOTA FONDEN for "Japansk Vinde" Vol.2
  2007 TOYOTA FONDEN, Pola Art Foundation and The Nomura Cultural Foundation for gJapanese Suppleness | Contemporary Art from Japanh
2005 Frederiksborg Amts Billedkunstraad and TOYOTA FONDEN for "Spring Light"
2004 TOYOTA FONDEN for "Japansk Vinde"
  2002 TOYOTA FONDEN for "Soft Sculpture from the East"