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educator , art historian

Masakatsu Ota, Japanese art historian, educator. Recipient 1st prize in study of art and philosophy, Geijutsu-Seikatsu Public Company, Tokyo, 1976. Member executive committee Nagi Contemporary Art Museum, Okayama, Japan, 1990—1992; board maintenance Institute Moralogy, Kashiwa, Japan, since 1992; director Kindergarten of Joetsu, 1998—2000; Member of Joetsu Art Education Association (member committee 1992—2008).

Background

Ota, Masakatsu was born on March 6, 1943 in Tokyo. Son of Kazuo Ota and Kazuko Kiharu Nakamura.

Education

Bachelor in Pedagogy, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1968. Master of Arts, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1980.

Doctor of Metaphysics, Temple College Institute, 1998.

Career

Teacher PL High School, Osaka, Japan, 1972—1973. Curator Museum Modern Art Wakayama, Japan, 1973—1977. Lecturer PL Junior College, Osaka, 1977—1980.

Chief curator Museum Modern Art Toyama, Japan, 1980—1985. Associate professor Okayama University, Japan, 1985—1992. Professor Joetsu University Education, Japan, 1992—2008, Hyogo University Education, 1999—2008, Sendai Shirayuri Women's College, since 2008.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The History of Japanese Art, 1988.

Membership

Member executive committee Nagi Contemporary Art Museum, Okayama, Japan, 1990—1992. Board maintenance Institute Moralogy, Kashiwa, Japan, since 1992. Director Kindergarten of Joetsu, 1998—2000.

Member of Joetsu Art Education Association (member committee 1992—2008).

Connections

Married Noriko Aoki, November 3, 1966. Children: Takaharu, Soko.

father:
Kazuo Ota

mother:
Kazuko Kiharu Nakamura

spouse:
Noriko Aoki

child:
Takaharu Ota

child:
Soko Ota