Teaching Staff (Arts & Roots)

村山修二郎
Title Associate Professor
Research Fields Painting / Communication art / Plastic arts education
Education
2014
D.F.A. (Mural Painting), Tokyo University of the Arts
2011
Master’s (Mural Painting), Tokyo University of the Arts
1994
Bachelor’s (Oil Painting), Tokyo University of the Arts
Selected Professional Experience
2018-Present
Associate Professor, Akita University of Art
2015-2018
Lecturer, Kyoto University of Art and Design
2014
Research Assistant, Tokyo University of the Arts
2012-2013
Teaching Assistant, Tokyo University of the Arts
Recent Activities <Single-author books>

2019
Bijutsu mirai yosouzu / Kodomo to bijutsu kyouiku [A Conceptual Vision of Future Art / Children and Art Education]. Akita University of Art
2017
Jundo: Kodomo, shizen, geijutsu o kai-shita aato komyunikeshon [Purity: Art Communication Through Children, Nature, and Art]. Kyoto University of Art and Design

 

<Art projects>

2018
Iwa to sumi to shokubutsu no kodou: Aborijini senjumin no aruita chi kara [Rock, charcoal and plant beats: From the Aboriginal lands]. BigCi artist residency, New South Wales, Australia
2017
device: Hitohira no kaze [device: Petals on the wind] (with Nakao Ikemiya). Kyoto University of Art and Design

2016
Yama no oto: Me o tojiru soshite aruki subete no oto ni mimi o sumasu [The sound of the mountains: Close your eyes and listen to all the sounds of walking]. Kagawa-Yamanami Art Festival 2016. Kagawa

Kurosutoku 5: Fukushima-go: Hyogensha ni totte no 3.11 [Cross Talk 5: After Fukushima: 3.11 for the artist] (with Kenji Yanobe and Naoto Kawanobe). Gallery Orb, Kyoto University of Art and Design
2015
Kodomo no shizen no kotoba (shi) × shokumeguri [Children’s natural language (poetry) and ‘plant tour’]. Mori no Hakobune Art Project. Nishiaizu, Fukushima

 

<Solo exhibitions>

2017
Ryokuga to shokumeguri no kiseki kara [From Kiseki with plant tour and plant painting]. 3331 Gallery, Tokyo
2015
Mori o egaku [Painting the forest]. Nishiaizu International Art Village, Fukushima
2013
Mizu no rakuen: 3gatsu 11nichi no shinsui-kon no kioku kara [Paradise of water: 3/11 and the scars of the flood]. Eco Art Village Project 2013, N3 ART Lab, Yamaguchi

 

<Artwork submissions>

2017
Ten to hito to chi: Majiwaru Asama-renpo to Kyo no chi [Heaven, man and earth – The Asama mountains and Kyoto]. Tenku Art Festival 2017. Umeno Memorial Hall, Nagano
2014
Shokubutsu to ikiru: Ryokuga shuho to kodomo-tachi no chikara o awasete [Living with nature: Combining the ‘plant painting’ technique with the power of children]. Odate-Kitaakita Art Festival 2014. Akita Open Garden
Courses Taught Contemporary Art Theory 1, 2
Contemporary Art Seminar (Arts & Roots)
Introduction to Arts and Roots
Arts and Roots Seminar
Project Planning and Presentation
Art Project
Graduation Project (Arts & Roots)

 

Example Works
二つの七角山/森の色 「エゾタンポポプロジェクト」 「路地園芸術祭/路地さんぽ」
Futatsu no Nanakadoyama / Mori no iro [Two Mt. Nanakados / Color of the forest] (examples of ‘plant painting’ technique)
 Ezo tanpopo purojekuto [Ezo dandelion project] (Nagaki Elementary School, Odate City, Akita)  Walking tour of gardens in Kyojima, Tokyo. (Rojien geijutsusai [Alley Garden Art Festival])

Further details (in Japanese) can be found at the following link: Shujiro Murayama (Japanese Page)