About the Artist
Born in Tokyo
Graduated from Joshibi University of Fine Art & Design. Tokyo
1984-’86 Studied under Norman Ackroyd ,Chris Orr at Central Saint Martins College of Art
& Design, Diploma of S.A.S Printmaking/London.
1985 Honorable Mention in Water Color and Drawing at Royal Academy of Arts (BBC)/London, Contemporary Prints Exhibition/ London (～2016)
1986 Completed Diploma of Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design S.A.S Printmaking.
1988 Shunyo-kai (～2016), Encouragement prize (in 1994 and 1995 )
OKA Shikanosuke prize in 1998)
1990 CWAJ Print Show(～2016/.Tokyo)
1994 “International Prints Triennial” at Krakow/ Poland (1997 and 2000)
2006 Published “OKUBO Sumiko: Songs of Nature”/byArt Box Gallery.
2007 Solo Exhibition at GALLERY Olive Eye/ Ginza (2009, 2011)
2008,’14 Solo Exhibition at STUDIO SIENKO GALLERY/ London.
2010,’16~17 Solo Exhibition at Riverside Gallery/ London.
2011,’13,’15 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Ichimainoe/Ginza.
2012,’16 Solo Exhibition at Mon Musee, Shoji Museum of Art/ Numazu.
Solo Exhibition at Gallery Persimmon/Yamanashi.
2013 Best Selection of Art 2013 at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum.
2014 Beyond Printmaking at Frederick Harris Gallery/Tokyo.
2015 East-West Artists’ Selection at Posk Gallery/London.
2016 Kakejiku Today at Espase Japon/France,GalleryVIVANT/Tokyo,Yangxiart Gallery/Taipei.
Affiliation: Director of Shunyo-kai Art Society/Japan,International Artists’ Association/ British Printmakers Council.
Collection: British Museum, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design(Central Museum)/ London, Chiang Mai Unv Museum/ Thailand, Ogilvy & Mather Advertising/ New York, Yoshiumi Cultural Centrer/Imabari.Shoji Museum/ Numazu.