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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

Ginza Motoji, Tokyo, Japan

2015

Fukumoto Shihoko: Japan Blue, Takashimaya Art Gallery X, Tokyo * Takashimaya Art Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Fukumoto Shihoko: Japan Blue Book Release Exhibition, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2013

Ginza Motoji, Tokyo, Japan

Fukumoto Shihoko: Nature from Hands, MEM, Tokyo, Japan

Meirin Tea Ceremony: Tocha Tea-Tasting Game in Tea Room Mist, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan

2012

Fukumoto Shihoko: Natural Folk Textiles - from Material to Concept, Artcourt Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Fukumoto Shihoko - Yusoku, Sembikiya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2011

Ginza Motoji, Tokyo, Japan

2010

Shihoko Fukumoto: Indigo is the Color of My Dream, Japanese Garden, Portland, Oregon, USA

Fukumoto Shihoko: Blue Tea Ceremony Room, Musée de Somé Seiryu, Kyoto, Japan

2009

Fukumoto Shihoko: Star Light Shawls, Gallery Kei-fu, Kyoto, Japan

Fukumoto Shihoko Exhibition: Space-time within Native Work Clothing, Art Gallery X at Takashimaya, Tokyo, Japan

2008

Ginza Motoji, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery Tazawa, Kyoto, Japan

2007

Fukumoto Shihoko Exhibition: Sanctuary, Parks Hall, Osaka, Japan

2006

Ginza Motoji, Tokyo, Japan

Fukumoto Shihoko, Galerie Ishibekoji Wada, Kyoto, Japan

2005

Gallery Tazawa, Kyoto, Japan

Fukumoto Shihoko, Donald Judd, Haz, Ashiya, Japan

Shihoko Fukumoto — Moon Light, Bellas Artes, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Expressions in Indigo, Textielkunst van Fukumoto Shihoko, Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2004

Shihoko Fukumoto, The former Matsushiro Bunbu School, Nagano, Japan

Expressions in Indigo, the Textile Art of Fukumoto Shihoko, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London, UK

Fukumoto Shihoko: “Kimono” Exhibition, Art Gallery at Takashimaya, Tokyo & Kyoto, Japan

Fukumoto Shihoko: Tearoom Firmament, Hagi Uragami Museum, Hagi, Japan

2003

Artcourt Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Inax Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2002

Margo Jacobsen Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA

Japan Blue of Fukumoto Shihoko, Ikenobo Junior College Muromachi Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan

2001

Shihoko Fukumoto — Moon Light, Bellas Artes, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000

Gallery Tazawa, Kyoto, Japan

2000

Aoyama Green Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Azumino Municipal Museum of Modern Art, Toyoshima, Azumino, Japan

1999

Fukumoto Shihoko: “Kimono” Exhibition, Art Gallery at Takashimaya, Tokyo & Kyoto, Japan

Today’s Artist 32 Shihoko Fukumoto, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, Japan

1998

Shihoko Fukumoto — Moon Light, Bellas Artes, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Gallery Kuranuki, Osaka, Japan

Imura Art Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Japan Blue, Gallery en, Takamatsu, Japan

Japan Blue, Sakura Art Museum, Osaka, Japan

1997

Gallery Kuranuki, Osaka, Japan

1996

Hiro Chikashige Gallery, Okayama, Japan

Indigo Blue, The Tatsuno Museum of Art, Tatsuno, Japan

1995

Shihoko Fukumoto — Moon Light, Bellas Artes, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

1994

Aoyama Green Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Imura Art Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

JR Osaka Service Gallery, Osaka, Japan

1993

Shihoko Fukumoto: Shade of Indigo Blue, The Gallery at Takashimaya, New York, USA; Tokyo & Kyoto, Japan

1992

Gallery Kuranuki, Osaka, Japan

1990

Aoyama Green Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Shibori-Indigoblatt Japansk textilkonst av Shihoko Fukumoto, Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

Binding Threads / Expanding Threads, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Takashimaya Art Department 110th Foundation Anniversary: "Pieces of Poetry, Principles of Beauty", Nihombashi Takashimaya Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2017

Binding Threads / Expanding Threads, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Sugai Kumi, Fukumoto Shihoko, Isetan Shinjuku Store Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2016

Crafts Arts: Innovation of "Tradition and Avant-Garde," and the Present Day, Crafts Gallery, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Iki Sui Exhibition, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan

Seiryuten Some Exhibition Part 2, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan

2015

Unraveling Identity: Our Textiles, Our Stories, The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, Washington DC, USA

Seiryuten Somé Exhibition, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan

2014

Beauty of Kögei: Art Crafts in Japan, Japan Creative Centre, Embassy of Japan in Singapore, Singapore

Takeshi Umehara and 25 Artists, Takashimaya, Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo, Yokohama & Nagoya, Japan

Landscape, Takashimaya Gallery X, Tokyo, Japan

Somé and Sho, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan

Fukumoto Shihoko and Konishi Ikuko, Some and Hana Exhibition, Gion Konishi, Kyoto, Japan

2013

Seiryuten Somé Exhibition, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan

2013

Contemporary Kögei Styles in Japan, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Miami, Florida, USA

Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2013, Main Exhibition II, Cheongju Cultural Industry Complex, Cheongju, South Korea

Time Capsule of the Beauty in Kyoto, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

The 25th Kyoto Fine Arts Culture Award Memorial Exhibition, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

2012

The 18th MOA Okada Mokichi Award, MOA Museum of Art, Atami, Japan

SOFA New York, Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA

Beyond a Thread - Hands Working the Fabric of Life, Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan

Giappone Terra di Incanti, Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy

50th Anniversary Special Exhibition, Cross Sections Chronicle, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto & The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Kyoto Kyo-Machiya Stay Arts Project Vol.1, Arts Machiya 2012, Sujiyacho Machiya, Kyoto, Japan

2011

Seiryuten Somé Exhibition, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan

Bite-Size: Miniature Textiles From Japan and the UK, Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London, UK

Sugimoto-Bunraku: Sonezaki Shinju (special display of Trailing Mist), Kanagawa Arts Theatre Hall, Yokohama, Japan

Gendai no Some, Shigeki Fukumoto and Shihoko Fukumoto, Tamba City Ueno Memorial Art Museum, Tamba, Japan

2010

Ken Mihara & Shihoko Fukumoto, Galerie Besson, London, UK

The History of Modern Dyeing, Tsukuba Museum of Art, Tsukuba, Japan

About the Tea Ceremony, Craft Gallery, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Collect art fair, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2009

Seiryuten Somé Exhibition, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan

2008

From Lausanne to Beijing, 5th International Fiber Art Biennale, Suzhou Art & Design Technology Institute Art Gallery, Suzhou, China

Blue, Textile Museum, Washington, DC, USA

2007

Seiryuten Somé Exhibition, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan

Collezione, Arte & Arte/Kaunas Art Biennale, Mykolas Zilinskas Art Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania (2007-08)

Indigo: A Blue to Die For, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK (2007-08)

The Craft Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition II, The Power of Crafts: Outlook for the 21st Century, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Textiles and Metalworks: From Materials & Artistry to Forms, Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki, Tsukuba, Japan

2006

Contemporary Kimono, Access Gallery, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

From Lausanne to Beijing, 4th International Fiber Art Biennale, Suzhou Art & Design Technology Institute Art Gallery, Suzhou, China

Japanese Crafts, Galerie Besson, London, UK

From the Museum Collection: A History of Modern Crafts, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

2005

Seiryuten Somé Exhibition, Somé・Seiryukan, Kyoto, Japan (each year from 1992 - 2005)

Kaunas Art Biennial Textile 05, Kaunas, Lithuania

Shibori Textile Catalysts, Tama Art University Museum, Tama, Japan

2004

From Lausanne to Beijing, 3rd International Fiber Art Biennale, The Shanghai Library, Shanghai, China

2003

Shibori - Fabric Transformed, Kunstbanken Hedmark Kunstsenter, Hamar, Norway

2002

Art House Project, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Go’o Shrine Dedication Noh, Honmura, Naoshima, Japan

From Lausanne to Beijing, 2nd International Tapestry Art Biennale, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Contemporary Art in Japan, China and Korea: the Monochromatic Aesthetics in East-Asian Contemporary Art, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, Japan

Takashimaya Art Award Exhibition, Takashimaya, Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka & Kyoto, Japan

New Collections, The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA

2001

Textural Space, Contemporary Japanese Textile Art, James Hockey & Foyer Galleries, Farnham, UK

Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton, and Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, UK

Crafts in Kyoto 1945-2000, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, and The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Contemporary Textile, Weaving and Dyeing: Ways of Formative Thinking, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

1999

4eme Festival International de la Tapisserie, Beauvais, France

The Invitational Exhibition of Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, South Korea

1998

Asian Avant-Garde, Christies, London, UK

1996

1st Flax and Linen Biennale, Upper Normandy, Rouen, France

1992

International Biennial of Tapestry and International Lausanne Biennial, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, France

1990

International Biennial of Tapestry and International Lausanne Biennial, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, France

1987

International Biennial of Tapestry and International Lausanne Biennial, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, France

1986

Indigo: Natural Blue, Royal Tropen Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Public Collections

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Chicago University Downtown Center, Chicago, USA

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA

The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

The NNT (Japan Telegraph & Telephone), Tokyo, Japan

Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, Japan

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, USA

Röhsska Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden

Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, California, USA

Takashimaya Historical Museum, Osaka, Japan

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

Publications

Fukumoto, Shihoko, Fukumoto Shihoko Japan Blue, Works by Fukumoto Shihoko, 2015, edited by Todate Kazuko, Himeno Kimi and Yagi Mitsue.