Norio Takamiya

norio takamiya

Location: Japan

Born in Japan

Doctor of Creative Arts, University of Wollongong, NSW, 1996
Master of Creative Arts, University of Wollongong, NSW, 1991
Master of Fine Arts, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan, 1978
Bachelor of Education, Chiba National University, Japan, 1975

Installation work for the Wakayama Medical College, Japan, 1999

Urara Gallery, Sakura, Japan, 2014
Teramae Gallery, Narita, Japan, 2013
Kinokuniya Art Gallery, Sydney, 2007-8, 2010-11
Marianne Newman Gallery, Sydney, 2007, 2010
East & West Art Gallery, Melbourne, 2009
Precinct Galleries, Berry, 2009
Impressions on Paper Gallery, Canberra, 2006, 2007
148 VICTORIA, Melbourne, 2003
Gallery East, Perth, WA, 1998
Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, 1994-96
Long Gallery, university of Wollongong, NSW, 1991
Forest Gallery, Batemans Bay, NSW, 1991
Illawarra Technology Centre, Wollongong, NSW, 1990
Tamaya Gallery, Tokyo, 1986-87

Thirroul Arts Festival, Winner of ‘on the wall’, 2006
Focus on Harmony Art Exhibition, First Prize, 2006


contemporary Japanese woodblock prints

These are woodblock prints limited to 50 editions. I juxtapose the old and the new, East and West, the ordinary and the extraordinary in them.

flowers fall “flowers fall”

woodblock print

jet stream “jet stream”

woodblock print 40x30cm

would you like tea? “would you like tea?”

woodblock print 40x40cm

sweet dreams “sweet dreams”

woodblock prints 30x30cm

sower “sower”

woodblock print 40x40cm

cat and dice 3 “cat and dice 3”

woodblock print

dream a little dream of me “dream a little dream of me”

woodblock print

carp streamer “carp streamer”

woodblock print

cat called mondrian “cat called mondrian”

woodblock print 30x30cm

blue sky “blue sky”

woodblock print 30x40cm

I Love This Cat “I Love This Cat”

woodblock print 30x30cm

Mirror Ball “Mirror Ball”

woodblock print, 40 x 40 cm

Cats and Rose “Cats and Rose”

woodblock print on printing paper, 30x30cm

Moon, Dog and Geese “Moon, Dog and Geese”

woodblock print. 30x30cm