Toshio
Iezumi

born on: 
01 Feb, 1954
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education: 
1985 - Graduated from Tokyo Glass Art Institute
PROFESSIONAL
2016-2004 - Professor: Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts
2004-1999 - Associate Professor: Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts
awards(s): 
2008 - "Second Grand Prize" 19th Fugaku Biennale Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art (Shizuoka, Japan)
2007 - "Silver Prize" International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2007 (Ishikawa, Japan)
2007 - "Staff Choice Prize" Sculpture by the Sea 2007 (Bondi / Sydney, U.S.A.)
2000 - "Honorary Prize - VESSELS" The International Exhibition of Glass - Koganezaki Glass Museum (Shizuoka, Japan)
1993 - "Saji Encouragement Prize" The Suntory Prize’92 - Suntory Museum (Tokyo, Japan)
1993 - "Second Grand Prize" Asahi Contemporary Crafts Exhibition’93 (Tokyo / Osaka, Japan
1993 - "Honorary Prize" Kanazawa Arts and Crafts Competition’93 (Ishikawa, Japan)
1993 - "Encouragement Prize" Glass Sculpture Competition’93 - Brighton Hotels (Kyoto / Chiba, Japan)
1992 - "Silver Prize" The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa’92 (Ishikawa, Japan)
1991 - "Achievement Prize" Notojima Open-Air Glass Art Competition - Notojima Glass Art Museum (Ishikawa, Japan)
1991 - "Prize" Adachi Outdoor Sculpture Competition (Tokyo, Japan)
1986 - "Honorary Prize" The International Exhibition of Glass Craft’86 (Kanazawa / Ishikawa, Japan)
1986 - "Gold Prize" ‘86 Takaoka Crafts Exhibition (Toyama, Japan)
exhibition(s): 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 - "INTO LIVING" Cassina Ixc (Tokyo, Japan)
2017 - "Grind to Form" Toyama Glass Art Museum (Toyama, Japan)
2016 - "Miki City Horimitsu Art Museum (MIki Hyogo, Japan)
2009 - Gallery Tamura (Hiroshima, Japan)
2008, 2006, 2004, 2002 - Chappell Gallery (New York, U.S.A.)
2008, 2006, 2004, 2002 - Gallery Tamura (Hiroshima, Japan)
2008, 2006, 2004, 2002 - Studio UNO (Tokyo, Japan)
2008, 2006, 2004, 2002 - Another Movement (Kanazawa, Japan)
2003 - Gallery-Ikuko (Kurashiki Okayama, Japan)
2003 - Another Movement (Kanazawa, Japan)
2001 - AD&A Gallery (Osaka, Japan)
2001 - Exhibition Space (Tokyo, Japan)
2000, 1998 - Chappell Gallery (Boston, U.S.A.)
1999 - Studio UNO (Tokyo, Japan)
1999 - Contemporary Art NIKI (Tokyo, Japan)
1998 - Habatat Galleries (Michigan, U.S.A.)
1997 - Studio UNO (Tokyo, Japan)
1996 - AD&A Gallery (Osaka, Japan)
1995 - Gallery Nakama (Tokyo, Japan)
1994, 1993, 1992 - Art Space Niji (Kyoto, Japan)
1993, 1992, 1990, 1987, 1986 - Gallery Genkai (Tokyo, Japan)
1985 - Gallery Iteza (Kyoto, Japan)
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
2021 - SculptureRocs (Perth, Australia)
2021 - "The Challenge of Glass" Toyama Glass Art Museum (Toyama, Japan
2021-2018, 2015-2011 - Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe
2019, 2017-2011 - Annual Glass International Award - Habatat Galleries (Michigan, U.S.A.)
2019, 2017-2011 - Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe (Perth, Australia)
2018 - "Art exhibition traveling with glasses" Aomori Museum of Art, Shimane Art
2018 - Museum,Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art (Aomori,Shimane,Shizuoka, Japan)
2018 - Asia Contemporary Art Show Spring(Hong Kong)
2017 - Representation of Flat Glass - Notojima Glass Art Museum (Ishikawa, Japan)
2017 - Asia Contemporary Art Show Fall (Hong Kong)
2016-1995 - SOFA (Chicago, U.S.A.)
2013 - ARTE FIERA Bologna (Bologna, Italy)
2013 - ART FAIR TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
2012 - Contemporary Glass Sculpture – Orlando Museum of Art(Orlando,U.S.A.)
2010 - Okayama Art Spanning Thousand Years - The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art (Okayama, Japan)
2010 - Toshio Iezumi & Park Sung Won - SKLO (Seoul, Korea)
2010 - 19th Fugaku Biennale - Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art (Shizuoka, Japan)
2004 - DISTANCE Artists from Tochigi - Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts (Utsunomiya Tochigi, Japan)
2003 - Outspoken Glass - Hokkaido Museum of Modern Aet (Sapporo, Japan)
2003 - The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art (Okayama, Japan
2001 - ANCIENT GLASS Challenge by Glass Artists - Ancient Orient Museum (Tokyo, Japan)
2001 - Contemporary Glass Exhibition - Beijing Art Museum / Shanghai Art Museum (Shanghai, China)
2001 - Glass 2001 in Notojima, Glass Art Museum (Ishikawa , Japan)
2000 - Millennium Glass - Kentucky Art and Craft Foundation (Kentucky, U.S.A.)
2000 - “VESSELS” The International Exhibition of Glass – Koganezaki Glass Museum (Shizuoka ,Japan)
1999 - 2000 Years of Japanese Glass: From the Yayoi Period of the Present Day - Suntory Museum (Tokyo, Japan)
1999 - Glass Art - History and Now - Okayama Orient Museum (Okayama, Japan)
1998 - Glass Art in Our Time - Nigata City Art Museum (Niigata, Japan)
1998 - “VESSELS” The International Exhibition of Glass – Koganezaki Glass Museum (Shizuoka ,Japan)
1997 - An International Contemporary Glass Exhibition - Hsinchu Cultural center (Hsinchu, Taiwan)
1997 - THE GLASS SKIN - Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art (Sapporo, Japan), Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, U.S.A.)
1997 - Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf (Dusseldorf, Germany)
1997 - Made in Japan,Glasmuseum (Ebeltoft,Denmark)
1996 - Venezia Aperto Vetro - Museo Correr (Venezia, Italia)
1996 - Glass Art Today – Rias Ark Museum of Art (Miyagi, Japan)
1995 - The 16th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture - Ube Museum of Outdoor Sculpture (Yamaguchi, Japan)
1994 - World Glass Now’94 - Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art (Sapporo, Japan)
1994 - The 23rd Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan - Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum (Tokyo, Japan)
1994 - Japan Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition - Notojima Glass Art Museum (Notojima Ishikawa, Japan)
1994 - Glass Art Now Exhibition 1994 - Akita Senshu Museum of Art (Akita, Japan)
1993 - The 3rd Biennial Exhibition of Arts in Makurazaki Nanmeikan Museum (Kamomura Chiba, Japan)
1993 - The Suntory Prize ’92 – Suntory Museum of Art (Tokyo, Japan)
1992 - Exhibition of Glass Craft in Notojima - Notojima Glass Art Museum (Notojima, Japan)
1991 - World Glass Now ‘91 - Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art (Sapporo, Japan)
1991 - The Suntory Prize ‘91 - Suntory Museum (Tokyo, Japan)
1991 - Notojima Open-Air Glass Art Competition – Notojima Glass Art Museum (Ishikawa, Japan)
1990 - Art Today Tochigi - Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts (Utunomiya Saitama, Japan)
1990 - Art Today Tochigi - Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts (Utunomiya Saitama, Japan)
1990 - Glass Art’90 - The Hakone Open-air Museum (Hakome Kanagawa, Japan)
1990 - Tokyo Glass Art ’90 (Tokyo, Japan)
1990 - 12th The Biennale of Kobe at the Suma Detached Palace Garden, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition (Hyogo, Japan)
1989 - Yokohama Biennial Open-air Sculpture Exhibition’89 (Yokohama Kanagawa, Japan)
1986 - New Glass Review7 - Corning Museum of Glass (New York, U.S.A.)
COLLECTIONS
Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, USA
Museum of Art and Design, New York (New York, USA)
Boston Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, USA)
Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri (Missouri, USA)
Newark Museum of Art (Newark, USA)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (California, USA)
MFAH The Museum of Fine Arts (Houston, USA)
Henry Ford Museum (Detroit, USA)
National Museum of Modern Art (Tokyo, Japan)
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art (Sapporo Hokkaido, Japan)
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (Kanazawa, Japan)
Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art (Okayama, Japan)
Suntory Museum (Tokyo, Japan)
Tochigi prefectural Museum of Fine Art (Utsunomiya Tochigi, Japan)
Notojima Glass Art Museum (Nanao Ishikawa, Japan)
Ashikaga Museum of Art (Ashikaga Tochigi, Japan)
Koganezaki Glass Museum (Shizuoka, Japan)
Toyama Glass Art Museum (Toyama, Japan)