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Yuji Kobayashi
*Executive board member of the Shunyo Art Institution
*Professor:  The Tama Art University

 ☆Brief Personal Record              

1948     Born April 25, Tokyo, Japan            
1974    Graduated from the Graduate school of Tokyo National University of Arts and Music
1987    First one‐man exhibition at the Gallery Tsubaki, Ginza, Tokyo
1988    Marked a turning point for the stylistic development
1990~ One-man shows throughout Japan every year 
1991    Started working for etchings and lithographs  
1999~ Live -painting shows with contemporary artists (musicians and dancers)

☆One-man Exhibitions
1987.89.91.93.95.96.98.00.02.04.06  Tsubaki Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo
1994  Hopper House, New York, U.S.A.
2004  Art Gallery of Mitsukoshi Department Store, Tokyo
2005  Bunkamura Gallery  Kobayashi Yuji 劇場[Theater] 
2007  Art Gallery of Takashimaya Department Store,
              Osaka Nagoya.Kyoto.Yokohma.Takasaki
              Bunkamura Gallery  Kobayashi Yuji夢現・飛行[Dream and Real・Flight]
2008  Tsubaki Gallery,  ’The Story And Kobayashi Yuji’
2010  Tsubaki Gallery,  ‘Flooded Forest’
             Takasimaya Department Store group ‘Kobayashi Yuji and Animals’
2012  Art Gallery of Mitsukoshi Department Store, Tokyo
                              ’The Storyand Kobayashi Yuji’-From the voice of forest’

☆Awards
1984  Shunyokai Brightest Hope Award
1986  Proposed for membership in Shunyokai
1987  64th shunyoten Award
1989  Special Award,Kanagawa Prefectural Exhibition
1991  Merit award,Central Museum of art Oil Paintings Concours
1996  Yasui Award

☆Kobayashi’s works collected at:
       The Yokohama Museum of Art,
       The Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
     The Saku Municipal Museum of Modern Art Art, Nagano Prefecture
       The Kurobe Fine Art Museum,Kurobe City, Toyam Prefecture
       The Niigata City Art Museum
       The Social Welfare Corporation (The Shinseikai , Moss Food Service Co,Ltd,
       Tama Credit Union, Tama Credit Union Tateshina Villa,Gallery Yamanoue,and others)

☆Publication
1983  Gorilla to taiho(Gorilla and His Cannon),written by Saburo Namachi
1986  Soreyuke Gorilla-kun(Let’s go dear Gorilla) written and illustrated by Yuji Kobayashi.
1986  Usagi no Eruna-chan Himitu no sanpo(Eruna the Rabbit and Her Secret Walk),
            written and illustrated by Yuji Kobayashi.
1988  Usagi no Eruna-chan Himitu no Ouchi(Eruna the Rabbit and Her SecretHouse),
            written and illustrated by Yuji Kobayashi.
1990  Shushinana to Sabrikobire(Shushinana and Sabrikobire) written by Tomo Matsui
1991  Nidanbeddo sora o tobu(Flying Bunk Bed), written by Tomo Matsui
            (All published by Bennesse Co,ltd)

English translation
1985  King Gorilla and His Cannon, J.M Dent and Sons,Co,Ltd
1987  Miss Josephine’s Secret Walk, The Green Tiger Press

Korea translation
1992  Gorilla to taiho(Gorilla and His Cannon)
            Soreyuke Gorilla-kun(Let’s go dear Gorilla)

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