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artist , educator

Leiko Idemura, Japanese artist, educator. Recipient Stadtzeichner, Kunsthalle and City, 1983, Award for fine arts, Verband der Deutschen Kritiker, Berlin, 2001.

Background

Idemura, Leiko was born on August 22, 1951 in Tsu, Mie, Japan. Daughter of Setsuo and Sumiko Ikemura.

Education

Student, National University Foreign Language, Osaka, Japan, 1969—1972. Diplom for Professorship for Art Education, University Fine Arts, Sevilla, Spain, 1978.

Career

Professor fine art University Kuenste, Berlin, since 1991. Artist-in-residence Josef Albers Foundation, New Haven, 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Wusstest du Ich Habe Zwei Versteckte Flugel, 1998, Alpenindianer/Satany Gallery Tokyo, 1990. Editor: Leiko Ikemura/Galerie Karstengreve, 1996. One-woman shows include Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, 1983, Kunsthalle Nurnberg, 1984, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, 1987, Wolfgang-Gurlitt Museum, Linz, 1988, one-woman shows include Kunstverein Saarbrucken, 1989, Satani Gallery, Tokyo, 1990, Kunstverein Salzburg, 1992, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, 1998, Haggerty Museum Art, Milwaukee, 1999, one-man shows include Toyota Municipal Museum Art, Freiburg, 2000, one-woman shows include Kunstmujseum Liechtenstein, 2002, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, 2004.

Connections

father:
Setsuo Ikemura

mother:
Sumiko Ikemura