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Shoichi Ida

Education
1965 Completed the Post Graduate Course of Kyoto Municipal University of Art,
Oil Painting Department

Scholarships
1989 Centrum Foundation - Seattle, WA
1974 Japan Society - New York, NY
1974 The Hitachi Foundation - Washington, DC
1968 French Government

Solo Exhibitions
2001 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1997 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1994 Life Gallery Ten - Fukuoka, Japan
1994 Gallery Ueda - Tokyo, Japan
1994 Gallery Ueda (Decole) - Tokyo, Japan
1994 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1994 Gallery Shokandou - Kyoto, Japan
1994 Gallery Mori - Tokyo, Japan
1994 Morioka Crystal Gallery - Morioka, Iwate, Japan
1994 Nob Gallery - Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
1994 Gallery APA - Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
1993 Crown Point Gallery - New York, NY
1993 Nagoya City Gallery - Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
1993 Nob Gallery - Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
1993 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1993 Chicago Art Fair - Chicago, IL
1993 Gallery Shokandou - Kyoto, Japan
1993 Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1993 Gallery APA -Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
1993 Suzuki Gallery - New York, NY
1992 Gallery Ueda - Tokyo, Japan
1992 Gallery Ueda (Decole) - Tokyo, Japan
1992 Tokyo Gallery - Tokyo, Japan
1992 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1992 Gallery Mori - Tokyo, Japan
1992 Gallery MOMA - Tokyo, Japan
1992 Hiro Chikashige Gallery - Okayama, Japan
1992 Kouchi Department Store - Kouchi, Japan
1992 Morioka Crystal Gallery - Morioka, Iwate, Japan
1992 Life Gallery Ten - Fukuoka, Japan
1992 Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art - Fukuoka, Japan
1992 Kouchi Seibu Department Store - Kochi, Japan
1992 Ino-cho Paper Histoire Museum - Kouchi, Japan
1992 Gallery APA - Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
1992 Gallery Miki - Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
1992 Nob Gallery - Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
1992 Crown Point Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1991 Oribetei - Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan
1991 Gallery OH - Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan
1991 Daimaru Department Store - Kyoto, Japan
1991 Mitsukoshi Department Store - Tokyo, Japan
1991 Nob Gallery - Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
1990 Mary Baskett Gallery - Cincinnati, OH
1990 Art Museum Cincinnati (Retrospective) - Cincinnati, OH
1990 Holly Solomon Gallery - New York, NY
1990 Whitman College, Sheehan Gallery - Walla Walla, WA
1990 Hiro Chikashige Gallery - Okayama, Japan
1990 Gallery Ueda SC - Tokyo, Japan
1990 Ceramic Art Gallery - Tokyo, Japan
1990 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1989 Gallery OH - Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan
1989 Gallery Kuraya - Yawata, Fukuoka, Japan
1989 Museum of Portland (Retrospective) - Portland, OR
1989 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1989 Garando Gallery - Nagoya
1989 Nob Gallery - Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
1989 Gallery Ueda (Decole) - Tokyo, Japan
1989 Crown Point Gallery - New York, NY
1988 Galerie Marina Dinkler - Berlin, West Germany
1988 Lasarda/Iri Gallery - Los Angeles, CA
1988 Gallery NAO - Tokushima, Japan
1988 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1987 Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1987 Gallery Caption - Gifu
1987 Crown Point Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1987 Tatsumi Gallery - Okayama, Japan
1987 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1987 Kyoto Municipal Museum of Fine Arts - Kyoto, Japan
1987 Don Soker Contemporary Art - San Francisco, CA
1986 Gallery Maronie - Kyoto, Japan
1986 Duson Gallery - Seoul, Korea
1986 World Print Council - San Francisco, CA
1986 Tokyo Gallery - Tokyo, Japan
1986 Gallery Panse - Tokyo, Japan
1986 Miami University Art Museum - Oxford, OH
1985 Gallery Ueda - Tokyo, Japan
1985 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art - Tokyo, Japan
1984 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1984 Russel Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1983 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1983 Gallery Haku - Osaka, Japan
1983 The Wise Collection - Houston, TX
1983 Sakura Gallery - Nagoya, Japan
1983 Moderna Galerija - Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
1983 Gallery 24 - Osaka, Japan
1982 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1982 Tokyo Gallery - Tokyo, Japan
1982 Gallery Ueda - Tokyo, Japan
1981 Galerie Marina Dinkler - Berlin, West Germany
1981 Irene Drori Graphics - Los Angeles, CA
1981 Mary Baskett Gallery - Cincinnati, OH
1980 Galerie Le Coin - Osaka, Japan
1980 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1979 Tokyo Gallery - Tokyo, Japan
1979 Medusa Gallery - Berlin, West Germany
1979 Arnold Gallery - Chicago, IL
1979 Suzuki Gallery - New York, NY
1979 The Osaka Contemporary Art Center - Osaka, Japan
1979 Yoh Art Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1978 Soker-Kaseman Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1977 Tokyo Gallery - Tokyo, Japan
1977 3rd Floor Gallery - Kyoto, Japan
1976 Gallery Coco - Kyoto, Japan
1976 Upstairs Gallery - San Francisco, CA
1975 Asahi Gallery - Kyoto, Japan
1974 Himeji Gallery - Tokyo, Japan
1973 Gallery Coco - Kyoto, Japan
1973 Basel O - Basel, Switzerland
1970 Gallery Crews - New York, NY
1968 Shinanobashi Gallery - Osaka, Japan
1966 Gallery Azuchi - Osaka, Japan

Group Exhibitions
1999 Contemporary Japanese Abstraction, Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1993 11 + 11 Original - Drawing, Nob Gallery - Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
1993 Projects in Memory of..., Museum of Modern Art - New York, NY
1993 The Ritual Vessel, Perimeter Gallery - Chicago, IL
1992 The Kyoto 1940’s Association Exhibition - Shoukandou, Kyoto, Japan
1992 Medium and Paper - Budapest, Hungary
1991 Selected Collection, Gallery Ueda Decor - Tokyo, Japan
1991 Ceramic Work: Retrospective Exhibition Part 2, Ceramic Art Gallery - Tokyo, Japan
1991 Contemporary Art: The Mind of Japan, Gifu Prefectural Museum of Art - Gifu, Japan
1991 Japanese Abstraction, Japan Art Dealers Association Art Museum Ginza - Tokyo, Japan
1991 ‘91 Osaka Contemporary Art Fair, Osaka Contemporary Art Center - Osaka, Japan
1991 Tea Bowl Show, Life Gallery Ten - Fukuoka, Japan
1991 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Art Space Niji - Kyoto, Japan
1991 20th Century Japanese Art: Paper and Clay, Smithsonian Institution, The Arthur M.
Sackler Gallery - Washington, DC
1990 The 3rd International Biennial of Paper Arts, Hand Made Paper, Leopold-Hoesch
Museum - Duren, West Germany
1990 Innovation and Tradition, Cincinnati Museum - Cincinnati, OH
1989 International Paper Art Exhibition, Japan - Kyoto, Tokyo and Tokushima, Japan
1989 Chicago Art Fair ‘89 - Chicago, IL
1989 The 1989 Quebec Biennial of Drawings, Prints and Paperworks - Alma, Quebec, Canada
1989 Japanese Ways, Western Means, Queensland Art Gallery - South Brisbane, Queensland,
Australia
1988 International Art Exhibition Dublin, Rosc 1988 - Dublin Ireland
1988 The 12th International Print Biennial - Krakow, Poland
1988 Chicago International Art Exposition - Chicago, IL
1988 Crown Point Press at Frito-Lay Selection of Abstract Prints - Palano, TX
1988 Four Print Artists, Prefectural Museum of Modern Art - Wakayama, Japan
1987 The Modern Print: A Survey of Three Decades of Artists’ Printmaking, University of
Glasgow - Glasgow, Scotland
1987 Print of Now 1987, Shoto Museum - Tokyo, Japan
1987 Intergrafik ‘87 - East Berlin, GDR
1987 The 25th Anniversary Show for Crown Point Press, Museum of Modern Art –
New York, NY
1987 Chicago International Art Exposition - Chicago, IL
1986 The 9th British International Print Biennial - Bradford, England
1986 The 11th International Print Biennial - Krakow, Poland
1986 Intergrafik ‘86 - East Berlin, GDR
1986 Exhibition of Japanese Contemporary Prints, The Museum of Modern Art –
Kanagawa, Japan
1986 Chicago Art Fair ‘86 - Chicago, IL
1986 Japanese Contemporary Prints, The National Gallery of Modern Art - Delhi, India
1986 Modern Prints in Kyoto, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Fine Arts - Kyoto, Japan
1986 Chicago International Art Exposition - Chicago, IL
1985 Contemporary Prints, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art - Gunma
1985 Artists of Crown Point Press, Crown Point Gallery - New York, NY
1984 Prints Today, The Museum of Modern Art - Saitama
1984 Exhibition of Prizewinners in the International Print Biennial Krakow: 1966-1980 –
Krakow, Poland
1984 The Bank of America Collection - San Francisco, CA
1984 Japanese Contemporary Painting: 1960-1980, Museum of Modern Art - Gunma
1983 The 15th International Print Biennial of Graphic Art - Ljublijana, Yugoslavia
1983 Contemporary Japanese Prints - Seoul, Korea
1983 The First Osaka Contemporary Art Fair ‘83, Osaka Contemporary Art Center –
Osaka, Japan
1982 Art 1982 - Chicago, IL
1982 Alexandria International Biennial - Alexandria, Egypt
1982 Japanese Contemporary Works on Paper: Prints and Drawings - London, England
1981 Art Now - 1981, Museum of Modern Art - Hyogo, Kyoto, Japan
1981 The 14th International Print Biennial of Graphic Art - Ljublijana, Yugoslavia
The 13th Contemporary Exhibition of Japanese Art, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum,
Tokyo, and Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
1981 Post-Modernist Metaphors, Alternative Museum - New York, NY
1980 The 8th International Print Biennial - Krakow, Poland
1980 Printed Art: A view of Two Decades, Museum of Modern Art - New York, NY
1980 Ten Selected Artists - 1980, Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago, IL
1979 Contemporary Japanese Prints - Cleveland Museum of Art - Cleveland, OH
1979 The 12th Annual International Exhibition of Original Prints - New York, NY
1977 The 12th International Print Biennial of Graphic Art - Ljublijana, Yugoslavia
1977 The International Print Biennial Exhibition - Leverkusen, West Germany
1976 The 5th Bradford International Print Biennial - Bradford, England
1976 The 10th International Biennial Exhibition of Prints, National Museum of Modern Art,
Tokyo, and National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
1975 The 11th International Print Biennial of Graphic Art - Ljublijana, Yugoslavia
1975 Japanese Prints, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art - Utsunomiya, Japan
1974 The 4th Bradford International Print Biennial - Bradford, England
1974 The 9th International Biennial Exhibition of Prints, National Museum of Modern Art,
Tokyo, and National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
1973 The 10th International Print Biennial of Graphic Art - Ljublijana, Yugoslavia
1973 New Prints from Japan, Pratt Graphic Center - New York, NY
1972 The 4th International Print Biennial - Krakow, Poland
1972 The 3rd Bradford International Print Biennial - Bradford, England
1971 The 9th International Print Biennial of Graphic Art - Ljublijana, Yugoslavia
1971 Contemporary Art, Prefectural Museum of Modern Art - Wakayama City
1970 The 7th International Biennial Exhibition of Prints, National Museum of Modern Art,
Tokyo, and National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
1970 The 2nd International Print Biennial, Municipal Museum of Modern Art - Paris, France
1969 The International Biennial Exhibition of Young Printers - Vancouver, Canada

Major Public Collections
Victoria and Albert Museum - London, England
National Museum of Modern Art - Kyoto
National Museum of Modern Art - Tokyo
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum - Tokyo
Museum of Modern Art - New York, NY
Ministry of Culture - Tokyo, Japan
Cincinnati Art Museum - Cincinnati, OH
Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art - Sapporo
Chateau de L’Hermitage - Belgium
Warsaw National Museum - Warsaw, Poland
Walker Art Center - Minneapolis, MN
National Museum of Modern Art - Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
The National Museum of Art - Osaka, Japan
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art - Tokyo, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art - Seoul, Korea
British Museum - London, England
Ohara Museum - Kurashiki, Japan
Frere Gallery of Art - Washington, DC
Smithsonian Institution - Washington, DC
Wakayama Prefectural Museum of Art - Wakayama
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art - Kobe, Japan
Suntary Museum of Art - Tokyo, Japan
The Legion of Honor Museum - San Francisco, CA
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ

Bibliography
"Simplicity", Chicago Tribune, Alan Artner; May 20, 1993.
"Shoichi Ida Explores Nature & Mankind", The Wise Collection. September 24, 1991.
"Shoichi Ida's Wall to Wall", The Japan Times, Edward M. Gomez; August 14, 1986.
"Art Review", Asahi Evening News. September 5, 1986.
"Shoichi Ida: An Interview", The Print Collector's Newsletter, Leslie Brody;March-April, 1984.

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Shoichi Ida
#6489
Mixed media soil painting
51 x 39 inches
2001
Shoichi Ida
Well From Karma Dried (532)
Mixed media and molded paper
63 x 63 x 2 1/2 inches
1988
Shoichi Ida
 Karma Well #34 (573)
Mixed media and molded paper
66 x 97 x 1 1/2 inches
1988
paper
Molded paper, kimono, and mixed media
71 x 47 x 1 inches
1987