by Ikeda Manabu
Diameter: 6.4 cm
Ikeda Manabu (b. 1973, Saga, Japan) graduated in 1998 with a B.F.A. In Design and in 2000, a M.F.A both from the Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo Japan. Some of his solo exhibition includes, Rebirth, Mizuma Art Gallery (2017), IKEDA Manabu The Pen –Condensed Universe, Saga Prefectural Museum (2017), Ikeda Masterwork unveiling, Chazen Museum of Art, Wisconsin, USA (2017), and Meltdown, West Vancouver Museum, Vancouver, Canada (2013). He has been in many group exhibitions in both Japan and internationally such as, France, Russia, Germany, Canada, South Korea, and the United States. He has been awarded the 25th Takashimaya Art Award in 2014, the Great Prize for the 4th Hamamatsu Nationwide Public Exhibition of Painting in 2001, and Design Award for Graduation Project from Tokyo University of the Arts in 1998. His artworks are in the collection of Hamamatsu Municipal Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, The Obuse Museum & The Nakajima Chinami Gallery, Nagano, Japan, and Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Ikeda Manabu lives and works in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.