(Japanese style painter)
Kazumi Matsuzaki uses a unique painting method called "foil painting" that uses metal foil, ink and paint to create vivid, life-like works with fish and other living creatures as motifs.
1969 Born in Miyazaki Prefecture
1996 Moved to Tokyo and joined ISAM (International Sumi Art Movement), a group of painters using sumi ink (until 2004)
1997 "ISAM Exhibition" at Osaki Museum of Art
1998 Exhibited at the ISAM exhibition at the Musee de la Mediterrale de Nice, Nice, France Organized Soui-kai and exhibited at the Soui exhibition at Gallery Okura, Ginza, Tokyo
1999 Exhibited at "ISAM Exhibition", Osaki Museum of Art, Osaki, Japan
2001 Exhibited at "ISAM Exhibition", Bangkok Donated a folding screen painting to ChitraladaSchool, commissioned by the Tourism Authority of Thailand
2002 Exhibited at Kabutoya Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo, for the 3rd Soi Exhibition
2003 Exhibited at "Esquisse Exhibition", Kimpo-do Gallery, Roppongi (Exhibited until the 5th exhibition in 2004) Exhibited at "ISAM Exhibition", Osaki Museum of Art, Osaki, Japan Exhibited at "ISAM Small Works Exhibition", Kimpo-do Gallery, Roppongi, Japan
2004 "Sumi×4 Exhibition", Kimpo-do Gallery, Roppongi "Kazumi Matsuzaki Solo Exhibition", Kimpo-do Gallery, Roppongi
2005 August Exhibition at "Hermitage de Tamura", Karuizawa, Japan New works are exhibited in March, July and September every year since then.
2006 February July "Kazumi Matsuzaki and Maiko Kobayashi Two-person Exhibition" Etsuko Shibata Gallery, Ginza Exhibited at Tokyo Bijutsu Club "Shofuda-kai", Ginza Exhibited every year in July and December
2007 February February March Solo exhibition "Foil painting" at Etsuko Shibata Gallery, Ginza Exhibited at Tsukiji Information Cafe, Tsukiji Exhibited at Hermitage de Tamura Mercian Museum, Karuizawa Exhibited new works in March, July and September every year since then
2009 February April Solo exhibition "Foil Painting II" at Etsuko Shibata Gallery, Ginza, Miyazaki Prefecture Solo exhibition "Foil Painting II" at Miyakonojo Municipal Museum of Art, Miyazaki Prefecture
July Exhibited at Takashimaya Art Department's 100th Anniversary Exhibition Toured Nihonbashi, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, etc. until October of the same year
December Solo exhibition at Sakura Shop, Takamatsu City, Japan. Exhibited at Xmas Art Festa in Ginza, Tokyo.
2010 February, April, May, July: Exhibited at Etsuko Shibata Gallery, Ginza, Japan "Man's Sumi, Woman's Sumi" Exhibition at Etsuko Shibata Gallery, Ginza, Japan "Foil Painting III" Exhibition at Taiga-do, Kyoto, Japan Exhibition at Mino-Washi no Sato Kaikan, Gifu, Japan (until September)
Size] Picture size: W10.5 x H29.5 cm
Frame size W16 x H35cm