八十山和代
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Name: Kazuyo Yasoyama
Painter
Born in Bastos, San Paulo, Brazil, 1959
Kazuyo Yasoyama has been painting bamboo, a rare motif for Western-style painting, in her studios in Kyoto and in her hometown in Ishikawa.
She has held many successful solo exhibitions in Tokyo, Kyoto, Brazil, China and New York as well as joint exhibitions with her late mother Masako Yasoyama.
 
Title
·Representative of Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Art Museum
·Director of Japan Bamboo Society
·Director & Secretary-general of Nobunaga Festival Planning committee in Honnoji Temple
·Director of IzumoDaijingu Regular Director of Reverence Association
·Meeting committee of Kinoshita Art Museum
·Director of Kyoto Dalian Cultural Association
·Vice President of KOMATSU Town Planning, Specified nonprofit corporation
 
Achievements

2016 Oct Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum 5th Anniversary Festival
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Oct.30)
Aug Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Autumn Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Aug.31 2016 – Nov.27 2015)
May Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Summer Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (May.25 2016 – Aug.28 2016)
Feb Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Spring Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Feb.24 2016 – May.2 2016)
2015 Dec Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Winter Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Dec.1 2015 – Feb.2 2016)
Sep Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Autumn Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Sep.1 2015 – Nov.29 2015)
May Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Summer Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (May.26 2015 – Aug.30 2015)
Feb Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Spring Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Feb.24 2015 – May.24 2015)
2014 Dec Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo GENBU Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Dec.7 2014 – Feb.22 2015)
Oct. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum 3 Anniversary Festival
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Oct.25 2014)
  Sep. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo HAKUSHU Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Sep.1 2014 – Nov.24 2014)
  May. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo SUZAKU Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (May.27 2014 – Aug.31 2014)
  Mar. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo SEIRYU Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Feb.25 2014 – May.25 2014)
Jan. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo SHINRYOKU Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Jan.5 2014 – Feb.23 2014)
2013 Oct. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Winter Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Oct.29 2013 – Dec.29 2013)
Aug Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Autumn Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum(Aug.27 2013 – Oct.27 2013)
Jun. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Summer Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum(Jun.25 2013 – Aug.25 2013)
May. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Spring Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (May.1 2013 – Jun.23 2013)
  Apr Taiwan and japan Culture Arts Exhibition(Taipei city)
2012 Aug Diplomatic relations during the day 40 anniversary Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo and Chinese art Exchange exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Aug.28 2012 – Oct.28 2012)
Jun. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Sliding door and ink painting Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Jun.26 2012 – Aug.26 2012)
Apr. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Seasoning Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Apr.17 2012 – Jun.24 2012)
Feb Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Spring Special Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Feb.28 2012 – Apr.15 2012)
2011 Dec. Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo New Year Special Exhibition
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Dec.15 2011 – Feb.26 2012)
Nov. Mother and my way
Yasoyama Masako/Kazuyo Museum (Nov.10 2011 – Dec.10 2011)
Nov. “Masako yasoyama and Kazuyo Yasoyama art museum” opening Ceremony
Oct. 2011 China,Japan,Korea Art exchange exhibition
(Hangzhou City, Hosted by: Hangzhou Municipal People’s Government, Japan-Korea Economic Development Association)
Apr. Charity art exhibition that assists in revival of East Japan great earthquake at Adachi Ward Office lobby
2010 Sep. 冬Masako Yasoyama 15th death anniversary~ Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition at Kinoshita Culture Museum Otsu Shiga
Jul. Matsuya Ginza 釘amboo Artist Kazuyo Yasoyama Sumi-e painting Exhibition at Matsuya Ginza
Jun. Oriental Light China, Japan, Korea Art Exchange Exhibition at Beijing 798 Oriental Light Art Space
Apr. “~Masako Yasoyama 15th death anniversary~ Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Kyoto Culture Museum
2009 Nov. “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Daiwa Department Korinbo 5F Art Gallery.
Oct. “Exposition of Wisdom and Power, Bamboo Artist Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Hachikuan.
Aug. “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Tokyu Department Nagano Art Gallery.
2008 Dec. Japan-Brasil Friendship Year, Triumphant return returning home Exhibition“Bamboo Artist Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition ” at Hanshin Department 9F Art Gallery
Aug. Year of Exchange between Japan and Brazil , The Exhibition of Japanese Culture “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition ” at Sede da Caixa Economica Federal,Museu
(National recognizing officially official business)

Support Works:
Kihachi Tabata / Shogen Kuroda / Masako Yasoyama
Sponsoring Organizers:
Executive Committe of Year of Exchange between Japan and Brazil,
the Exhibition of Japanese Culture /
Brasilia Federal District Government /
Federation of Japan-Brazil Associations of the Central-West Region /
Kyoto Club in Brazil /
The Association of Ishikawa Prefectural People in Brazil /
The Bastos Society of Japanese Culture
Support:
Sede da Caixa Economica Federal ,Museu /
Taisei Lamick Co.,Ltd / Telecomstaff Co.,Ltd /
Beijing Chuanren Culuural Information Center
Backup:
Japanese Embassy in Brazil / Kyoto Prefectural Government /
Ishikawa Prefectural Government / Kyoto City Government /
Komatsu City Government / Educational Board of Kyoto /
Educationnal Board of Komatsu /
Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry /
The Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries /
Japan Bamboo Society / Fuji Bamboo Garden / NHK, Kyoto Station /
Rakusei CableVision Co.,Ltd / The Nikkei Shinbun /
The Kyoto Shinbun / The Hokuriku Chunichi Shinbun / KBS KYOTO
Apr. “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition ” at Futako Tamagawa Takashimaya 5F Art gallery
Feb. “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition ” at Hankyu Department Umeda 9F Art Gallery.
Feb. “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition ” at Rakuseine Center Coat.
2007 Nov. The light up of Autumn tint in Izumo-Daijingu & Evening when is looked at “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition”.
Support:
Kameoka City Tourist Association, Izumo-Daijingu,
Commemoration business association of shrine foundation
1300 year festival.
Backup:
Kameoka City, Kameoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
Kameoka Association of Corporate Executives,
Kyoto Shinbun, Keihan Kyoto Kotsu, Sagano Scenic Railway,
Hozugawa Yusen Kigo Association, Yunohana Kanko Ryokan Association.
Oct. “The 100th Aniversary of Japan-Brasil Japanese Culture Exhibition ” at Kyoto Culture Museum.
Artist:
Kazuyo Yasoyama.
Support exhibition:
Kihachi Tabata, Masako Yasoyama.
Sponsoring:
The 100th Aniversary of Japan-Brasil Japanese Culture Exhibition
Planning committee
Support:
Telecom staff, Beijing Chuanren Cultural Inforamation center
Backup:
Kyoto City, Kyoto City the board of education,
Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
Bamboo culture promotion society, Kyoto Shinbun,
Chunichi Shinbun Hokuriku headquarters, KBS Kyoto,
RCV Kyoto, FM Kyoto, FM Sanjo Radio cafe
Oct. “Gerat treasure & Great goods exhibition of Kyoto , Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at JR Nagoya Takashimaya 10F event hall.
2006 Jul. “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Gallery Chikaoka.
Mar.
~Oct.
“Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Bunkamura, Ningenkokuhokan.
2006年 Nov. “Kazuyo Yasoyama Art Exhibition” at Futako Tamagawa Takashimaya
6F Exhibition space
Oct. “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Rakuseine specialty store
Oct. “2006 A.Y.A Awards” at Kawaguchi City Child Museum
Japan & China child touch art business.
Sep. “~Masako Yasoyama 10th death anniversary~ Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Kurashiki City Art Museum 1F, Okayama
2005 Nov.   Tokyo National Museum “International student’s day”
Work exhibition: “Bamboo Grove (Sliding door picture)”
(Entrance hall, Main pavilion 1F)
Organizer: Tokyo National Museum
  Oct.   “Bamboo Cultures art of China & Japan, Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Kyoto Culture Museum
  Aug.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Gallery Chikaoka
  Mar.   Appointed to the judge of Asian Youth Art Awards.
  Apr.   Assumes the position of the secretary-general of Nobunaga Festival in the training association of Nobunaga.
  Jan.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Shika Town Culture Hall, Ishikawa
2004 Sep.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition Part II” at Kurashiki City Art Museum, Okayama
Apr.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Miyama Kayabuki Museum, Kyoto
Organizer: Miyama Town Miyajima Promotion Meeting
Feb
~Mar.
  “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at The 7th World Bamboo Congress, New Delhi,India
Organizer: Organization of World Bamboo, Government of India
2003 Nov.   Open the Beijing Chuanren Cultural Interaction Center.
  Oct.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Futagotamagawa Takashimaya 5 Fl. Art Gallery, Tokyo
  Jul.   “Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Tsukuba Museum, Ibaraki Prefecture
  Apr.   “Bamboo Culture, Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Zeniya Gohei Memorial Museum, Ishikawa Pref.
  Mar.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Café Gallery Studio-IN and Culture Salon Ishigura, Komatsu
  Jan.   “Bamboo Culture, Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Kyoto Culture Museum
2002 Oct.   “Bamboo Culture, Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Saigawa Gallery, Kanazawa
  Sep   Japan Year・& China Year・in 2002, commemorating the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Japan
2001 Dec.   Kazuyo Yasoyama Welcome Back From China Exhibition・at Komatsu City Museum
  Oct.   Kazuyo Yasoyama Welcome Back From China Exhibition・at Kurashiki City Art Museum
  Aug.   Landscape, Flowers & Birds, and Portraits・ Kazuyo Yasoyama China-Japan Friendship Exhibition in commemoration of homecoming at Kyoto Culture Museum
  Jun.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Special Exhibition” at Rihga Royal Hotel, Kyoto in commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of Bamboo Culture Promotion Association
  Apr.   Kazuyo Yasoyama Farewell Exhibition・at the Museum of Xian National Art Academy
  4月   Returned to Japan
2000 Apr.   Started learning Chinese painting and teaching Western painting at Xian College of Fine Art in Xian, Shanxi Province, China
Link to the Album of the Days in China
1999 Dec.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition – Hymn for Bamboo” at Mitsukoshi Department Store, Kurashiki
  Jun.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at the Museum Overlooking Mt. Ibuki” sponsored by Santo Town, Shiga
  May.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Painting Exhibition” at Daiwa Department Store, Komatsu
  Jan.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Painting Exhibition” at Daimaru Department Store, Tokyo
1998 Nov.   Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition・at World Bamboo Conference in Costa Rica
      “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Miyako Hotel, Kyoto sponsored by Kyoto University of Foreign Studies in light of the success of overseas exhibitions
  Aug.~Oct.   “Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” sponsored by International Exchange
“Event commemorating the 90th anniversary of Japanese immigration to Brazil, sponsored by The Japan Foundation
      San Paulo : South America Yasuda Bldg. 16F. Special Hall
      Rio de Janeiro: Brazil National History Museum
      Brasilia: Federal Savings Bank Head Office Gallery
  Jan.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama, Bamboo Painting Exhibition” at Daimaru Department Store, Kobe
1997 Aug.   “The Tale of Bamboo Cutter at the Start of Autumn, Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Daimaru Department Store Shinsaibashi main store, Osaka
  Aug.   Built Hachiku-an studio in Oharano, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto
  May.   “The Tale of Bamboo Cutter on the Eighty-eighth Night, Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Daimaru Department Store, Tokyo
1996 Jul.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama, Bamboo Painting Special Exhibition” at the 20th Anniversary of Bamboo Culture Promotion Association
  Jun.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama, Bamboo Painting Special Exhibition” at the 15th Anniversary of Rakusei Bamboo Park, Kyoto
1995 Sep.   Female Delegate to China in Heisei, Kazuyo Yasoyama, the Exhibition of The Tale of Bamboo Cutter・at Shanghai Art Museum, Sichuan Province Art Museum and Exhibition Hall of Xian National College of Fine Art
  Jul.   Jul. 26 ~ Aug.1 – Exhibition at Daimaru Department Store, Kyoto
1994 Jun.   June 27 ~ Jul. 20 – Trip to China (Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Xian, Beijing)
  Apr.   Apr. 27 ~ May 1 – “Expression, Life and Heart of Bamboo”,
      Exhibition by Female Painter Kazuyo Yasoyama and Five Scholars in the 2nd exhibition room, Saitama Hall
  Apr.   Apr. 20 ~ 24 – Kawagoe City Library 3rd Fl.
1993 Aug.   Exhibition at Tokyo American Club,BAMBOO THE GIANT GRASS is the most powerful environmental tool created by the earth.・/font>
  Apr.   Exhibit at Bamboo Festival in Maximilion Park, Hamm, Germany
1992 Nov.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition of Bamboo Painting” on site in a bamboo forest at ”The 3rd World Bamboo Conference” and “The 33rd National Bamboo Festival”
Nov.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Special Exhibition” at Yawata Culture Hall as part of “Bamboo Festival” in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture
  Aug.   “Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at the head office of Hase Echo Corporation
  Jul.   Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition・at the Art Directors・Club in New York
  Jun.   “Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Kanazawa Meitetsu Marukoshi Department Store, 5th Fl.
  May.   “Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama Exhibition” at Kyoto Kokusai Hotel, 1st Fl.
1991 Jul.   Trip to Greenland to collect material
  Mar.   First solo overseas exhibition in Soho, New York (Mar.5th ~ Mar. 31st),
      “Kazuyo Yasoyama: the world of bamboo”
1990 Sep.   Yasoyama Joint Exhibition (Masako & Kazuyo) at Saigawa Art Gallery, Kanazawa
  Jun.   Awarded Honorable Mention at Hokuriku Women’s Art Exhibition ’90
  May.   The Japanese Art & Culture Exhibition at T & N Gallery in New York
  Apr.   Awarded a prize at The 46th Contemporary Art Exhibition
  Mar.   Tokyo Art Exposition
1989 Dec.   Awarded a prize at Hokuriku Chunichi Exhibition
  Oct.   Awarded Citizen’s Honorable Mention at Salon de Paris Exhibition, Paris
  Aug.   Awarded a prize at the Exhibition of Japanese Nature (Ueno Royal Museum)
  6月   Award of Excellence at Hokuriku Women’s Art Exhibition ’89
      Awarded a prize at Kaga Art Association Exhibition
      Awarded Honorable Mention at Fukui Thumbhole Art Exhibition
      Yasoyama Joint Exhibition (Masako & Kazuyo) at Plaza Miki Gallery, Kanazawa
  May   Ichiryusei International Art Association Special Exhibition
1988 Aug.   Awarded a prize at Exhibition of Japanese Nature (Ueno Royal Museum)
      Salon de Paris Exhibition, Paris
      Recommended for regular membership in Salon de Paris
  Jun.   Awarded Honorable Mention at Hokuriku Women’s Art Exhibition ’88
      Awarded Chairman’s Honorable Mention at Ichiryusei International Art Association Exhibition
1987 Sep.   Awarded a prize at an exhibition in Mexico
  Jun.   Awarded Prize of Excellence at Hokuriku Women’s Art Exhibition ’87
  May.   Recommended for membership in Kaga Art Association
      Awarded a prize at Kaga Art Association Exhibition
  Apr   Awarded Prize for Effort at Ichiryusei International Art Association Exhibition
  Mar.   Saigawa Art Gallery Group Exhibition (with Aomi Teramae, Masako & Kazuyo Yasoyama) in Kanazawa
1986  Nov.   Invitational exhibits at Hokuriku Women’s Art Exhibition ‘86
  Mar.   Recommended for membership in Ichiryusei International Art Association
      Award of Excellence at Ichiryusei International Art Association Exhibition

Locations of Collection

Brazilian National Gallery(Brazilia City), Sede da Caixa Economica Federal(Brazil), Ishikawa Prefecture person hall(Brazil), Yawata City (Kyoto Pref.), Minamata City (Kumamoto Pref.), Kyoto International Conference Hall (Kyoto City), Xian City (China), Bastos City (Brazil), National History Museum (Brazil), Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kyoto City), Oharano Junior High School (Kyoto City), Kurashiki City (Okayama Pref.), Nawashiro Elementary School (Komatsu City), Beijing Art Museum (China), Nanjing Museum (China), Muko City (Kyoto Pref.), Komatsu City Office (Ishikawa Pref.), Nagaokakyo City Office (Kyoto Pref.)

Collections

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