Wide Noshitake bamboo flower vase

Wide Noshitake bamboo flower vase

Hafu Matsmoto
H 12 3/4 W 9 3/4 D 4 1/4 in
H 33 W 24.5 D 10.5 cm
Item Number:C16753
Hafu Matsmoto
Hafu Matsumoto Curriculum Vitae

1952 Born in Haneda, Tokyo

1972 Studied under bamboo artist, Shokansai Iizuka

1976 Opened a studio in Sunacho, Koto Ward, Tokyo and began producing bamboo crafts

1988 Moved to his present studio in Tateyama City, Chiba Prefecture

1995 April: Two Man Exhibition at the Ando Gallery, Shinjuku, Tokyo
July to August: Group exhibition of bamboo art at Felissimo, New York

1996 June: Workshops in New York, San Francisco and Hawaii

2000 April: Solo exhibition at the Tomiura Biwa Club

2001 April: Solo exhibition at the Daimaru Department Store, Tokyo
August: Decorating Bamboo Exhibition at the at the Exhibition Space Ecru + HM, Ginza, Tokyo

2002 June: Exhibition of bags and accessories at the Galerie Malle, Shibuya, Tokyo

2003 April: Solo exhibition at Hashimaya, Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture
June: Solo exhibition and NHK broadcast from the Gagetsu-an Tea Room, Shiroyama Park, Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture

2004 May: Two man exhibition at Ippodo Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo
September: Solo exhibition at Kamigata Ginza Gallery, Osaka
November: Awarded the "Cotsen Bamboo Prize" semi grand prix, exhibited at Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

2005 June: Two man exhibition at Ippodo Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo

Bamboo Exposed: Mastery in Modernity of Hafu Matsumoto - Exploring the lineage of Take-Kôgei bamboo from Rokansai and Shokansai from Shoko Aono on Vimeo.