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A PERSONAL HISTORY
Kojiro Nose

□BIOGRAPHY

1950Born
1974Graduated from the Department of Sculpture, Tama Art University
1976Received a master’s degree from Tama Art University Graduate School
Production scenery

□EXHIBITIONS

1977 Kohdo Art Exhibition (Participated each year until 2010)
1979 Four Person Exhibition (Ginza Yokyo Hall, Tokyo)
1980 Gaiya (Outfield) Exhibition (Yokohama Yubin Chokin Hall, Kanagawa)
1981 Two Person Exhibition: Kojiro Nose & Yuko Nose (Former Okinawa Prefectural Museum)
1982 Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition & Symposium (Okinawa Kenmin Gallery,Nago Museum Gallery)
The Cup Exhibition (Kuniyoshi Gallery, Naha)
1983 Five Person Exhibition (Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo)
Solo Exhibition (Okinawa University Shimin Gallery)
1984 Contemporary Sculpture Kyushu Art Now (Okinawa Kenmin Gallery)
1985 Container Exhibition (Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Kanagawa)
1986 Container Exhibition (Daiko Lighting Lab Takeshiba, Tokyo)
Container Exhibition (Sogo Yokohama, Kanagawa)
1987 Today’s Artist “Phase” Exhibition (Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Kanagawa)
1988 Solo Exhibition (Naruse Murata Gallery, Tokyo)
1989 Frank Gehry International Architecture Idea Competition “City’s Waterfall” Third Prize
1990 “Things Called Architecture in the South” Exhibition (Sapporo INAX Gallery,Hokkaido)
Today’s Sculpture Exhibition (Naha Civic Gallery)
1996 Kyoto Independent Architecture Exhibition (Former Nishijin Weaving Mill, Kyoto)
1998 EGO-SITE Exhibition: Contemporary Art in Okinawa 1998 (Art Garden Kawasaki,Kanagawa)
2008 Development of Sculpture (Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum)
2010 Climate and Architecture Exhibition and Idea Competition “Architecture in Water” (Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum)
2019 Concrete Visions (Former Kanna Drive-In, Ginoza)
 

□SELECTED WORKS

Miyagi Park / Concrete Block Folly (Urasoe)
Miyagi Park / Concrete Block Folly (Urasoe)/photo Yu Zakimi
1982 Yogi Park / Stone Monument for Declaring City of Welfare for Disabled People (Naha)
1983 Kitanakagusuku Village Hall / Faux Stone Relief (Kitanakagusuku)
Patio Kura / Stone Carving (Urasoe)
1984 Entrance of Lions Mansion Tsuboya / Stone Carving Relief (Naha)
1985 Tsuboya Children’s Center / Stone Carving (Naha)
Okinawa University Building #1 / Bare Concrete Facade (Naha)
Okinawa International Center / Stone Carving (Urasoe)
1986 Sun Abilities Urasoe / Stone Carving (Urasoe)
Shiroma-Iso Pocket Park / Stone Carving (Local Handmade Award, Ministry of Construction / Urasoe)
1987 Former Uruma City Hall Entrance / Stone Carving (Uruma)
1988 National Route 58 / City Border Welcome Tower, Bare Concrete Facade (Design Competition / Urasoe)
No longer existing due to the road expansion
Miyagi Park / Concrete Block Folly (Urasoe)
1989 ANA FIELD Urasoe, Stands / Moulded Concrete Relief (Urasoe)
Aja Amenity Road / Concrete Block Relief (Local Handmade Award, Ministry of Construction / Urasoe)
Nakanishi Junior High School, Courtyard
Nakanishi Junior High School, Courtyard /photo Yu Zakimi
1990 Sun Park Street, Pocket Park / Stone Carving (Urasoe)
Matsuo Park / Monument of Seigi Tamagusuku, Stone Carving (Naha)
1991 Uranaka Pump Station / Tiles, Pipes, Concrete Block Relief (Urasoe)
Nakanishi Junior High School, Courtyard /
Moulded Concrete Relief and Clock Tower (Green Design Award, Minister of Construction Award / Urasoe)
Palette Kumoji / Symbolic Gaslights (Naha)
JPR Naha Building / Courtyard (Naha)
1992 Tahara Park / Public Restroom (Naha)
1993 Matsuyama Park / Public Restroom (Naha)
1994 Nanjo City Cultural Center Sugar Hall / Concrete Block Relief (Nanjo)
Amekudai Hospital / Concrete Block Relief (Naha)
1995 The Okinawa Peace Hall / Peace Memorial Monument, Concrete Blocks, Stones,Steel H Beams (Itoman)
Higashionna Residence / Concrete Block Sculpture (Nishihara)
1996 Okinawa Architecture Center, Void Space / Concrete Block Sculpture (Urasoe)
Hakuai Hospital Facade / Concrete Block Relief (Haebaru)
Akebono Post Office / Concrete Block Relief (Naha)
Naha Nishi Clinic Courtyard / Coloured Concrete Block (Naha)
1997 Naha Central Post Office / Concrete Block Sculpture (Naha)
Aragaki Residence / Concrete Block Sculpture (Naha)
1998 Naha City Aja Welfare Complex / Concrete Block Relief (Naha)
Pachinko Parlour / Concrete Block (Uruma) No longer existing
The Okinawa Peace Hall / Reconstruction of Peace Memorial Monument (Itoman)
Urasoe City Hall / Sculpture made of Concrete Blocks, Pipes and Steel H Beams (Urasoe)
1999 Uchima City Housing / Relief made of Concrete Blocks and Steel H Beams (Urasoe)
Urasoe City Hall / Sculpture made of Concrete Blocks, Pipes and Steel H Beams (Urasoe)
Urasoe City Hall / Sculpture made of Concrete Blocks, Pipes and Steel H Beams (Urasoe)/Photo Yu Zakimi
2000 Container Terminal / Colouring Plan for Gantry Cranes (Naha)
Okinawa Fisheries High School Women’s Dormitory Terrace / Sculpture made of Iron Framework and Concrete Blocks (Itoman)
2001 Kamimori Junior High School Lobby / Relief made of Concrete Blocks and Steel H Beams (Urasoe)
2002 Kadena Town Multimedia Center Roof Terrace / Relief made of Concrete Blocks and Steel H Beams (Kadena)
Gushikawa Junior High School Courtyard / Sculpture made of Concrete Blocks and Steel H Beams (Uruma) No longer existing
2003 University of the Ryukyus North Cafeteria / Iron Folly I (Nishihara)
2004 University of the Ryukyus North Cafeteria / Iron Folly II (Nishihara)
Urasoe Junior High School Lobby / Relief made of Concrete Blocks and Steel H Beams (Urasoe)
ANA ARENA Urasoe / Monument for Declaring Handball Kingdom Pipe Sculpture (Urasoe)
2005 Okinawa Prefectural Agriculture and Food Research Center Lobby / Pipe Relief (Itoman)
2007 Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum / Sculpture made of Concrete Blocks, Pipes, Steel H Beams and Cacti (Naha)
2008 Miyagi Yamako Building / Concrete Block Relief (Naha)
2011 Saion Square Reconstruction / Fountain made of Concrete Blocks and Steel H Beams (Naha)
Seisho Kuniyoshi Exhibition / Space Design, with Yuko Nose (Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum)
2016 Family Cemetery / Bare Concrete, Concrete Blocks, Steel Framework, Cycad Trees (Naha)
2019 Aigis Okinawa Facade / Concrete Block Relief (Naha)
Okinawa Prefectural Agriculture and Food Research Center Lobby / Pipe Relief
Okinawa Prefectural Agriculture and Food Research Center Lobby / Pipe Relief/photo Yu Zakimi