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Koho TATSUMURA 龍村光峯

Born in 1946, currently based in Kyoto. Japan
Representative of KOHO, NISHIKI textile studio established in 1894
President of Japanese traditional textile foundation
Japanese traditional textile artist
Grand father : Heizo Tatsumura I
Father : Heizo Tatsumura II

 

TAPESTRIES

"Harmonious Gathering" ,the Ministry of Finance for the Mita House in conjunction with the Tokyo Summit held there.

"Inland Sea of Seto" ,the Crown Prince's Palace.,Tokyo.

"The Elegance of Tempyo" ,the Kioi Hall of the Nippon Steel Corporation.

"Phoenix" and "Five Elements," etc, the Yamanote Club of the Chichibu Onoda Cement Corporation.

“Stripe Gradation" the State Guesthouse,Kyoto.


 

DROP CURTAINS

"Transparent Tide","Sunshine", Ikebukuro Sunshine Theater, Tokyo.

"Tempyo Phoenix" ,the National Bunraku Theater, Osaka.

"Twinkling of the Tama River", the Yotsuya Citizen's Center, Tokyo.

"Yamaga Yachiyo Fantasy", the playhouse of Yachiyoza,Kumamoto.


 

CONGRATULATORY GIFTS

"The Isuzu River" (table center) for the completion of the Ise Shrine's reconstruction.

"Graceful Pine Tree" for the Crown Princess' trousseau.

"Wave of Fertility" (table center) for the 2003 Toyota World Convention.


 

REPRODUCTIONS

"Brocade with a Repetitive Motif of Flowers, Birds and Animals on a Green Background" by the Japan Traditional Textiles Preservation Institute. The 8th century fabric.

"Flowers and Birds in a Diamond and Stripe on a Red back ground" by the Japan Traditional Textiles Preservation Institute. the late Heian period (794-1185) fabric.

"Brocade with Repetitive Motif of Peonies and Arabesque on a Red Back ground by the Japan Traditional Textiles Preservation Institute, the 14th century fabric.


 

EXHIBITIONS

"23rd Japan Inter-Design Forum 2000, Kyoto" at the Museum of Kyoto.

The Center of Japanese Art & Technology, National Museum , Cracow.

The Museum of Applied Art, Hungary.

Ashiya City Museum of Art & History.

Nara national museum Reproductions.

NISHIKI Beauty and Light-Koho Textile Art」Meiji kinenkan.


 

EDUCATION

Waseda University
the cultural Science Course in the Literature Department
graduated