Profile

Hiroko Hanna Profile

Portrait

Born

1956
Setagaya a Ward, Tokyo, Japan
2015
”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” Emaki-mono Project in Oxford, UK for celebration of the 150th anniversary of publication of ”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll in 1865.

Education

    1984
    Graduated from the painting section of Tokyo Metropolitan Art High School
    1979
    Graduated from the figurative section of the arts department of Musashino University of Fine Arts

Membership

  • Committee of Women Artists Association
  • Member of Dokuritu Fine Art Association
  • Member of Japan Artists Association
  • Soho20 Chelsea Gallery National Affiliates Member (New York City) 〜2010

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2011
“The World of Alice” Gallery Bian (Tokyo)
2013
“The World of Alice” Red Brick Warehouse (Yokohama)
2015
“The Word of Alice” Hikari Gallery (Tokyo)

Competitive Exhibitions

1990〜
Women Artists Association annual Exhibition (Tokyo Metropolitan Museum)
1991〜
Dokuritu Fine Art Association annual Exhibition (The National Art Center, Tokyo)
1993/00
Exhibition of Ueno Loyal Museum (Tokyo)
1998/00
Exhibition of 21 Art Association (Yokohama City Gallery)
2003
The 22nd Outstanding Rising Artists Exhibition in 2003 (Togo Seiji Art museum in Tokyo)
2004/07
Koiso Ryohei Memorial Award Exhibition ( Koiso Ryohei Kobe City Museum)
2005
The 24nd Outstanding Rising Artists Exhibition in 2005 (Togo Seiji Art museum in Tokyo)

Awards

Women Artists Association

1994
The Best Artwork of the year for non-members
1995
Award for Outstanding Rising Artists
1999
The Best Artwork of the year for members
2003
The Tokyo Newspaper Award Promoted to a Committee of Women Artists Association

The 21 Century Art Association

1998/00
Outstanding Rising Artists Award

Dokuritu Fine Art Association

2000
Kojima Memorial Award
2001
The Yasuda Kasai Fine Art Foundation Award
2002
Outstanding Rising Artists Award
2003
The Best Art Work of the year for non-members
2004
Outstanding Rising Artists Award
2005
Promoted to a Member of Dokuritu Fine Art Association

Other Awards

2001
the 2nd Award of Izu Art Festival sponsored by Itoh City
2007
Semi-grand prize of Asahi Art Gallery sponsored by Asahi News Paper
2007
Awarded 2007 Fellowship under Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists
Sponsored by Agency of Cultural Affairs

Alice Project

2011
Supported by Cabinet Office, Government of Japan on Business Plan Competition
2012
The publication of the picture book of ”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”
2013
Supported by Cabinet Office, Government of Japan on Business fund
2014
Hannalice made the lithograph of ”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”
2015
Animation featuring Hiroko’s ”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and its display at Weston Library in Oxford.
”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” Emaki ( large picture scroll from Hiroko’s ”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” of 1.7m×33m printed by Mimaki Engineering Ltd. ) is displayed in Oxford Castle and Westgate shopping centre in Oxford.

Studio

Tokyo Japan

Public Collections

  • The Story Museum, Oxford, UK.
  • University of Southern California, USA