Kenju Urakubo

Email: krurakubo@nyc.rr.com

2010: 7th Biennial National Art Exhibition at The Visual Art Center, Florida
2010: Au Naturel ,The Nude in the 21st Century at, Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery

2009: Salmagundi Club, 126th Annual Member’s Exhibition, Honorable Mention Award
2009: Audubon Artists 67th Annual Exhibition, AAPL award
2009: The Richeson 75 International, Figure/Portrait

2008: Annual Summer exhibition at Salmagundi club Award: Margery Soroka Memorial Award
2008: The Richeson 75 International ,Figure/Portrait
2008: Au Naturel, The Nude in the 21st Century at Art Center Gallery-Clatsop Community College
2008: Challenge 46 , Favorite Subject in “International Artist Magazine” Finalist and published
2008: Four Artist Invitational Exhibition at Art Association of Harrisburg

2007: ‘Cora 1’ used by educational material of Louisiana Dept. of Education and Louisiana Public Broadcasting developed by Anita LeJeune, the Art Council of Greater Baton Rouge and Louisiana Public Broadcasting
2007: Allied Artists of America, 94th Annual Exhibition
2007: 64th Annual Exhibition of Audubon Artists inc.,at Salmagundi Club
            Received : The Art Student of New York Award
2007: 20th Annual Northern National Art Competition
            Received Patron Award by Judge Allan Peterson
2007:Clatsop Community College,The Art Center Gallery
            Received Purchased prize
2007:Internatioan; Artist Magazine, Challenge #40 Finalist.
2007: The Art Renewal Center International 2007 ARC Salon
            Received Honorable Mention Award.
2007: 30th Annual Juried Exhibition for Non-Members at Salmagundi Club
            Received Paul Ortlip Award.

2006: Allied Artist of America, 93th Annual Exhibition
2006: The American Artist Professional League Exhibition 2006
            Received Salmagundi Club Award.
2006; 51th Exhibition of Long Island Artist at Art League of Long Island
2006: 64th Annual Exhibition of Audubon Artists Inc.at Salmagundi Clib.
2006: Solo Show at The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA
2006: Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, Juror: Cheryl Brutvan, Curator of Contemporary Art Museum of Fine Arts. Boston
2006: 9th Annual Juried Exhibition “Connection” at Montclair, Professional Visual
            Art Organization, Juror: Donald Kuspit, Received 2nd Price Award.

2005: Finalist of Challenge #30 People & Figures of Int’l Artist Magazine.
            Displayed on $46 December/January 2006 edition of Int’l Artist Magazine
2005: The 77th Grand National Exhibition of The American Artist professional League
2005: Lexington Art League ‘The Nude International 2005”
2005: Finalist in the portrait & Figure category, the 22nd Annual Art Competition of the Artist Magazine
2005: Finalist in the 2nd International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition
2005: Audubon Artist, 63rd Annual Exhibition at Salmagundi Club.
2005: Solo Exhibition at The Int’l Museum of Art ,El Paso, Tx
2005: Non-Member Juried Art Exhibition at The Salmagundi Club, N.Y.
2005:Cambrige Art Association National Prize Show,
            Juror: Joseph Thompson Director of Mass. Museum of Contemporary Art.

2004: The 76th Grand National Exhibition at The American Artist Professional League
            Received Honorable Mention Award
2004: Lexington Art League ’The Nude 2004” at Lexington , KY
2004: Audubon Artist, 62nd Annual Exhibition at Salmagundi Club, N.Y.
            Received ‘The Beatrice Jackson Award’
2004: Smithtown Township Art Council, Long Island, Juror; Donald Kuspit
2004: 47th National Exhibition of American Art at The Chautauque Center of Visual Art, Juror; Donald Kuspit
2004: Non-Member Juried Art Exhibition at The Salmagundi Club, N.Y.
            Received ‘Ridgewood Art institute Award’
2004: Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show , Juror; Robert Fitzpatrick,br />
            Director of Museum of Contemporary Art Institute of Chicago
2004: Fourth Biennial National Art Exhibition at Charlotte County Art Guild
            Visual Art Center, Juror; Daniel Green, Received “ Excellence in Art Award”

2003: ”Human” at The Illinois Institute of Art at Chicago, Juror: Chuck Geniech
2003: Sun Bowl Art Exhibition at El Paso International Museum of Art 2003
            Juror; Peter Benson, Judith Benson, Received ‘Award of Excellence”
2003:75th Grand National Exhibition at The American Artists Professional League
            Received Frank C. Wright Memorial Award.
2003: Realism 2003 , at The Stage Gallery Juror: E. Lynne Moss
2003; 46th Annual International Exhibition at San Diego Art Institute
2003:Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, Juror: Marc.Pachter
2003:26th Annual Open Non-Members Juried Exhibition at Salmagundi Club
2003:Int’l Juried Show at N.J. Center for Visual AART, Juror: Anne Umland

2002:Nude In The Post-Modern Int’l Juried Exhibition at Brad Cooper Gallery
            Tampa, FL   Juror: Corey Postiglione
2002:Figurative Works 2002, The Robert & Mary Montgomery Armory Art Center, Florida
            Juror: Olga Viso
2002:Finalist in the Portrait Category of The Artist Magazine 2002 Annual Art Competition
2002:Donald Kuspit Selected, Juried Show at Alpan Gallery
2002:National Juried Exhibition at South Shore Art Center,
            Juror: Salvatore Scalora, Received Honorable Mention Award
2002: 25TH Annual Open Non-Members Juried Exhibition at Salmagundi Club
2002: The American Artist Professional Leadgue Membership Exhibition
2002: Cambridge Art Association National Prize Show, Juror: Lisa Dennison

2001: 19th Annual Juried Show at Pleiades Gallery, NY
            Juror; Lisa Dennision

2000: 87th Allied Artist of American Annual Exhibition at National Art Club
2000: 58th Audubon Artist Annual Exhibition at The Salmagundi Club
2000: 51st Annual Exhibition at Silvermine Guild Art Center , CT
            Juror: George B. King , Received The Art Supply warehouse Award

1999: 86th Allied Artist of America Annual Exhibition at National Art Club.
1999: 57th Audubon Artist Annual Exhibition at The Salmagundi Club
            Received The Emery Lowe Award
1999: Contemporary Vision ’99 at The University of Bridgeport, CT
            Juror: Philip Pealstein
1999: The Figure, at Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA , Juror: Ricard Viera

1998: Body Image, at Rathbone Gallery at Sage Albany Campus, Juror: Ken Johnson

1997: 15th Annual Juried Exhibition at Pleiades Gallery, Juried; Donald Kuspit

1987: Group Show at Limbo Gallery, East Village, N.Y.
1985: Group Show at Mussavi Art Center, Soho, N.Y.

1970: Window on the East Exhibition, sponsored by Japan Society at World Trade Center
1970: Came to New York, USA
1970: Group Show ‘Sakugo’ at Sato Gallery, Tokyo

1969: Solo Show at SATO Galley , Tokyo
1968: The 8th Contemporary Exhibition of Japan
            sponsored by Mainichi Newspaper
1967: Solo Show at Sato Gallery, Tokyo
1966: The 7th Contemporary Exhibition of Japan
            sponsored by Mainichi Newspaper
1965: Group Show “Nu” at Tsubaki Gallery, Tokyo
1964: Group Show “Nu” at Sato Gallery, Tokyo
1962: Solo Show at Sato Gallery, Tokyo
1962: Shell Oil Company Art Exhibition, Received Art Award’ Tokyo
1961: Group Show ‘Kinomikai” at Ginza Gallery, Tokyo
1961: Kodo Bijyutsu Show, Tokyo
1960: Group Show ‘Kinomikai’ AT Ginza Gallery ,Tokyo
1960: Two men Show at Sato Gallery, Tokyo

Graduated Tama University of Fine Art on 1963, Tokyo, Major; Oil Painting

Membership

  • Fellow of the American Artist Professional League
  • Cambridge Art Association
  • Audubon Artist
  • Art Association of Harrisburg
  • Salmagundi Club
  • Allied Artists of America, Inc

Collections

  • Chase Manhattan Bank, NY
  • Nippon Express USA Inc. NY
  • Kainan City Hall, Japan
  • The Int’l Museum of Fine Art, El Paso
  • Clatsop Community College, Oregon
  • Other Private collections