ARTCOURT Gallery

Artists

Rui Sasaki

Biography

1984
Born in Kochi, Japan
2006
B.F.A Musashino Art University
2010
M.F.A Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA

Solo Exhibitions

2023
“Subtle Intimacy: Here and There”, Portland Japanese Garden, Oregon, USA ['22-, AiR]
2021
TRUNK HOTEL, Tokyo [-ʼ22]
“Unforgettable Gardens”, Gallery DiEGO Omotesando, Tokyo
2019
"Corners as Lenses“, Lights Gallery, Aichi

Selected Exhibitions

2023
"Art Exhibition by Akris X ARTnews JAPAN Reimagining the Values Vol. 3", Akris Salon, Tokyo
“WHAT CAFE EXHIBITION Vol.31”, WHAT CAFE, Tokyo
"The Cheongju Craft Biennale 2023", Cheongju Culture Factory, South Korea
"Memoire et Lumiere", Nihonbashi Takashimaya S.C Art Gallery X
“(Barely) Tempered: Concepts in Tension”, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York, USA
2022
“The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2022”, Shiinoki Cultural Complex, Ishikawa Prefecture / Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa
“Flowers of Time”, Hongwanji Dendoin, Kyoto
“BIWAKO Biennale 2022 ORIGIN”, Machiya Club, Omi Yachiman, Shiga
“ACG eyes 7: Records—Rui Sasaki, Seishu Niihira, Sunao Horikawa—”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
“Beautiful Artifacts”, Living Motif, Tokyo
Usaginonedoko, Kyoto [ʼ21, ʼ20]
“Glass Art: Flora Times Three”, Toyama Glass Art Museum, Toyama
“MEET YOUR ART FESTIVAL 2022 ‘New Soil’ ART Exhibition The Voice of No Mans Land”, Yebisu Garden Place, Tokyo
“Voyage of Light Glass Art Group Exhibition”, Touch Ceramics, Hong Kong
“Man-made plants”, Kadaokawa Culture Museum, Saitama
2021
“Rabbit・Dragon・Man”, Takashimaya Osaka NEXT / Nihombashi Takashimaya Art Gallery / Kyoto Takashimaya Art Gallery, Osaka / Tokyo / Kyoto [-ʼ22]
“GO FOR KOGEI 2021”, Natadera Temple, Ishikawa
“Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2021,” Toyama Glass Art Museum, Toyama
"CRAFTS CONCERTO - Taiwan x Kanazawa", Tainan Art Museum, Taiwan
“Voice of Glass Collaborative”, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
“International KOGEI Award in TOYAMA”, Toyama Glass Art Museum, Toyama
2020
“Interaction: Souls in Synchronicity”, Toyama Glass Art Museum, Toyama
2019
“Glass Art Toyama 2019”, Toyama Glass Art Museum, Toyama
“New Glass Now”, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA [-ʼ20]
“Bi no Yokan 2019-∞ directions-”, Takashimaya Art Gallery (Nihombashi, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya), Tokyo / Osaka / Kyoto / Aichi
“Rui Sasaki & Nina Westman: Nyctophilia– Light in the Absence of it”, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Ebeltoft, Denmark
2018
“KOGEI x Reisei”, Shiinoki Cultural Complex Ishikawa Prefecture, Ishikawa
“KOGEI Architecture Exhibition”, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Ishikawa
“Milano Vetro -35”, Castello Sforzesco, Milano, Italy
“Botanical Garden”, Notojima Glass Art Museum, Ishikawa

Selected Awards

2022
Silver Prize: The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2022
2021
Grand Prize: Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2021
2019
Grand Prize: Rakow Commission Award 2018, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA
2016
Grand Prize: The Irvin Borowsky International Prize in Glass Arts, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2015
Encouragement Prize: 8th Annual Snow Design Exhibition, Nakaya Ukichiro Musuem of Snow and Ice, Ishikawa
Grand Prize: Jutta-Cuny Franz Memorial Award, Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany
2014
Honorable Mention: The 8th London International Creative Competition, London, UK
2012
Bronze Prize: The 1st International Biennale of Santorini, Venues in Pyrgos, Santorini, Greece

Selected Collections

Museum of American Glass (USA)
Glasmuseet Ebeltoft (Denmark)
The Ernsting Stiftung Glass Museum(Germany)
City of Lommel(Belgium)
Corning Museum of Glass(USA)
Latvian National Museum of Art(Latvia)
Toyama Glass Art Museum (Toyama)
Chishima Collection (Osaka)
ROKURO Kyoto by THE SHARE HOTELS(Kyoto)
TOKYU KABUKICHO TOWER (Tokyo)
Usaginonedoko(Kyoto)
Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel(Ishikawa)

Available Works

ACG
Exhibition