Teaching Staff (Multidisciplinary Arts)

Title Professor
Research Fields Contemporary art / Sculpture (stone, stainless steel, casting, glass)
Education
1982
Master’s (Fine Art and Craft [Industrial Design]), Kanazawa College of Art, Ishikawa
1980
Bachelor’s (Industrial Arts [Craft Design]), Kanazawa College of Art
Selected Professional Experience
2013-Present
Professor, Akita University of Art
1995-2013 Assistant Professor (1995-2003); Professor (2003-2013), Akita Municipal Junior College of Arts and Crafts
1984-1995
Owner / Artist, EARTH STUDIO sculpture works
Recent Activities
2008-Present
“4A Project” (Urban area revitalization research utilizing art / design; subsidized by Consortium Akita)
1992
Ishikawa no chokoku / kinzoku zokei no sakka-tachi [The sculptors and metal artists of Ishikawa] (special exhibition). Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art
1984-Present
Creation and installation of outdoor sculpture works in various public spaces throughout Japan.
Courses Taught Contemporary Art Seminar (Multidisciplinary Arts)
Sculpture Material Basic Exercise 1, 2
Multidisciplinary Arts Seminar A, B, C
Art Work Study
Graduation Project (Multidisciplinary Arts)

 

Example Works
鋳ること 水の空
Irukoto [Casting]
Mizu no sora [Water sky]

Further details (in Japanese) can be found at the following link: Yoshiharu Shimaya (Japanese Page)