Kaoru Matsumoto

1952     Born in Hyogo,Japan
1976     The 1st Kyoto Art Exhibition of Sculpture
      Awarded New Artist Prize
1977     Graduated from Kyoto International Art Institute,Kyoto,Japan.
1979     The 1st Henry Moore Grand Prize Exhibition .
      Awarded Excellent Prize.
      The 14th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan".
      Awarded the Grand Prize.
      (The Metropolitan Museum of Art ,Tokyo
      and The Municipal Museum of Art,Kyoto. )
1980     Art Now'80" Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art,Kobe,Japan
1981     The 15th Contemporary Art Exhibition ofJapan
      Awarded The Fine Prize
      (The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art,
      and The Municipal Museum of Art,Kyoto. )
1982     The 4th Exhibition of Modern Best Art.
      Awarded Excellent Prize.
      (Enba Museum of Chinese Modern Art , Ashiya,Hyogo Pre.)
      The 10th Outdoor Sculpture Prize of Nagano City
      The 14th Japan International Art Exhibition
      Awarded The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Prize
      (The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art,
      and The Municipal Museum of Art,Kyoto. )
1983 -

85

Stayed in Mexico
1985     The 17th Contemporary Art Exhibition ofJapan
      Awarded The Municipal Museum of Art,Iwaki Prize
      (The Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art,
      and The Municipal Museum of Art,Kyoto. )
1987     The 12th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture ( Ube, Yamaguti pre)
      Awarded The Suma Rikyu Park Prize
      and The Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Hyogo Prize.
1988     Sanda Sculputure Competition (Sanda Hyogo Pre)
      Awarded The Grand Prize
      The 11th Kobe Suma Rikyu Park Contemporary sculpture Exhibition
      Awarded The Suma Rikyu Park Prize
1989     The 13th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture ( Ube, Yamaguti pre)
      Awarded The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.Prize
      The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura.Prize
      And The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama Prize
1990     The 12th Kobe Suma Rikyu Park Contemporary sculpture Exhibition.
      Awarded The National Museum of Art Osaka Prize
1992     The 13th Kobe Suma Rikyu Park Contemporary sculpture Exhibition.
      Awarded The Prefectual Museum of Modern Art Mie Prize
      Osaka Triennale1992-Sculputure.
      Awarded The Sakai City Prize.
1995     The Open-Air Sulpture Exhibition In Tataragi'95 .(Asago city, Hyogo Pre)
      Awarded The Second Prize
1998     Osaka Triennale1998-Sculputure
      Awarded The Broadcasting Corporation Prize.
2002     The 7th Triennale Exhibition of Art in Makurazaki (Kagosima Pre)
      Awarded The Second Prize.
2003     Ikawa 4th Annual Sakura Sculpture Competition (Akita Pre)
      Awarded The Grand Prize.
2005     TOYAMURA Internatinal Sculpture Biennale 2005
Awarded of Special Prize.
The 21th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture 2005,
(Ube,yamaguti pre)
Awarded The Ube City Open-Air Sculpture Museum Prize.
2006     “ Kaohsiung International Steel & Sculpture Festival” - Taiwan-
2007     Exposici?n Hermandades Escult?ricas M?xico - Jap?n 2007
     

“sculpture by the sea bondi 2007” -Sydney Australia -
Awarded The Sydney Water Environmental Sculpture Prize.

2008     Technopark Sysmex (Kobe Hyogo Pre)
      National Tax Administration of Northern Taiwan Province. -Taoyuan Taiwan-
2009     Hung Kuang University -Taichung Taiwan-
      Awarded The 45th Himeji Culture Prize -Himeji Japan-
2010    

Visiting professor -National Taiwan University of Art- (2010~2012)

      “sculpture by the sea bondi 2010” -Sydney Australia -
Awarded The Sydney Water Environmental Sculpture Prize.
2011     National Central University  -Taoyuan Taiwan-
      One-man show  National Taiwan University of Art   -Taipei Taiwan-
2012     Songshan Station - Taiwan Railway- Taipei Taiwan-
      National Taiwan University of Art -Shinpei Taiwan-
2013     Iwatani Corporation  (Amagasaki Hyougo Pre)
      Industrial Tecnology Research Institute  Hsinchu City - Taiwan-
2014     National Changhua University of Education  Changhua City -Taiwan-
      ABENO HARUKAS (Osaka Pre)
      “sculpture by the sea bondi 2014” -Sydney Australia -
      Elblag Technologic Park   -Elblag Poland-
2015     Hsinchu Sience Park   -Hsinchu City Taiwan-
2016     Taiwan power Company  -Taichun Taiwan-
      Yilan Science Park Yilan Taiwan -Yilan Taiwan-
2017     National Center for Traditional Arts -Taipei Taiwan-
      National Central University -Yilan Taiwan-
2018     Solo Exhibition - Himeji Japan-