Emi Fukuda

Born in Osaka, Japan in 1980

Lives and works in Munich

 

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I take influence from the Japanese aesthetic of finding beauty in imperfection, impermanence and I explores applying it to contemporary materials and techniques in the making of jewellery. I like to think that each work is not "made" but in a sense it "grows" into existence. 

 

 

Education:

2011 : - Akademie Der Bildenden Künste München prof. Otto Künzli, München, Germany
2010 : - Honour of Fine Arts, Gold and Silversmithing, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
2007-2009 : - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Gold and Silversmithing, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
1999-2003 : - Graduate Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Concepts Planning Department, Osaka University of Arts, Osaka, Japan

 

Solo Exhibition:

2014 : - "Yuragi”, Winter&Winter showroom, Munich, Germany
2013 : - "Ephemeral” Earth+Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007 : - "Eco Jewelry Art", COEXIST Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2014 : - "BKV-Preis", The BkV Gallery, Munich, Germany
  - "Mari Funaki Award for contemporary Jewellery", Funaki Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  - "Art Fad Awards", Barcelona, Spain
2013 : - "Talente", Munich International Skilled Trades Fair, Munich, Germany
2011 : - "Hatch", Perth institute contemporary arts, Perth, Australia
2010 : - "National Contemporary Jewelley Award", Griffith Regional Art Gallery, Nsw, Australia
  - "Creme", RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
  - “International Graduation Show 2010” Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Amsterdam
  - "Design now 2010", Object gallery, sydney, Australia
2009 : - "Fresh",Craft Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
  - "Cornucopia", Guilford lane Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

 

Bibliography:

2010 : - Artichoke Magazine, July 2010
  - “TOP100 Most influential creative people 2010”, The Age Newspaper, Australia

 

Awards / Grants:

2010 : - Design now 2010 Creative innovation Award by Object Gallery, Australia
2009 : - Kate Harris Memorial Award presented by The Charles Smith Gallery
  - Fresh! Screaming Pixel Professional Photography
  - Portfolio Award presented by Craft Victoria and Screaming Pixel
2007 : - Debbie Sheezel Enameling Prize for Excellence in Conceptual Design