Hiroshi Ban
Artist/
Painter

Hiroshi Ban

Painter

Bio

□Born in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa in 1943.
□In 1962, He was appointed to police officer.
□In 1963, he met and decided to study painting under Saburo Miyamoto.
□In 1964, he exhibited at foreign film public exhibitions while working as a police officer.
□In 1968, Retired from the police request. After that, he started to go on the path of painting in earnest.

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◇Ban Hiroshi's Winning Awards◇

1994
□ French International Art Award Exhibition INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION
(At Bisi, France) 3rd place award, exhibited work = oil painting No. 30 recollection

□ Belgian International Academy of Contemporary Art Exhibition (at Belgian Suwanee Park de Enghien)
Invited exhibition Silver Award Recommended Belgian Government International Art Permanent Regular Member Recommendation
Exhibited work = Oil Painting No. 40 Nostalgia

1995
□ Italy International Art Award Exhibition (at Florence Municipal Museum of Art)
Special invitation exhibition: Received the Mayor of Florence Award and the Monterpo Festival Award
Exhibited work = oil painting No. 30 I am the king

1996
□ Belgian International Academy of Contemporary Art Exhibition (at Brussels Museum, Belgium)
Special invitation exhibition Gold prize winning work = Oil painting No. 50 composition series

1997
□ The 1st International New Writer Competition (at Tokyo, Shinjuku, Anfan)
Uninspected invitation exhibition, special excellence award winning work = oil painting No. 30 vitality

□ 2nd International Art Exchange Exhibition (in Kobe)
Uninspected invitation exhibition Received the Belgian Consulate General Award
Exhibited work = Oil Painting No. 40 Composition 97

□ Belgian International Academy of Contemporary Art Exhibition
(At the Brussels Museum, Belgium)
Special invitation exhibition Gold Award Exhibited work = Oil on No. 40 Oiran

□ French International Contemporary Artist Exhibition 1997 (at Cote d'Azur)
Invited exhibition Gold Award (Grand Prix) and Mayor's Award Winner Exhibition work = Oil Painting No. 50 I am the throne

1998
□ 111th France Salon de Printemps
Invited exhibition Gold medal winning work = Oil painting No. 40 Oiran

□ France Nice Carnival Special Exhibition
Invited exhibition (only for the 1997 Nice International Painting and Sculpture Grand Prix winner) Received the Special Honorary Citizen Award
* This is a special case and the first time that it has been awarded to a foreign artist.
Exhibited work = Oil Painting No. 20 Forest Fairy

□ International Art Exchange Exhibition (at Kyoto National Museum)
Invited exhibition, Mongolian embassy award winning work = oil painting No. 40, imper-manence

□ Israel-Japan International Friendship Exchange Exhibition (at Hyogo Prefectural Art Gal-lery)
Invited exhibition Received the Israeli Art Association Award Exhibited work = Oil Painting No. 50 New Year

□ Blue Center Exhibition 25th Anniversary Exhibition (at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum) Special invitation exhibition
3 exhibited works = oil painting No. 120 transformation wandering, oil painting No. 40 P composition 97 oil painting No. 30 P evil demon

□ International Art Grand Prix Spain Traveling Exhibition (at Toledo & Don Quijote Old Castle Museum)
Don Quixote Special Award Winner Exhibited Work = Oil Painting No. 30 Evil Demon Se-ries

□ China-Japan-Europe International Cultural Exchange Exhibition 98 Beijing
Invited exhibition Gold prize Exhibited work = Oil painting No. 60 Composition

□ "Art Public Theory" November issue special feature: Seikyokai 25th Anniversary Exhibi-tion Special Exhibition
Received the International Cultural Exchange Achievement Special Award. Exhibited work = Oil Painting No. 120 Wandering

1999
□ 112th Salon de Printemps Winners Special Exhibition Special Invited Exhibition
In Germany NURNBERG <Nudemberg>)
Exhibited work = Oil painting No. 30 Evil demon

2000
□ International Art Exchange Exhibition Japan Flora 2000 (at International Conference Hall)
Received the Portuguese Embassy Award. Exhibited work = Oil Painting No. 30 Yujo no Uta

2001
□ Cannes International Painting Grand Prix Exhibition Bronze Award Exhibition work = Oil Painting No. 50 F Yujo no Uta Series

2003
□ 30th Memorial Blue Center Exhibition (at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum)
Received the Korean Minister of Culture Award
Exhibited work = oil painting No. 1250 Mixed media Capriccio

2004
□ Winner of the 31st Seikyo Grand Prize Exhibited work = Oil Painting No. 350 Don Quix-ote Fantasy Song Seikyokai Board of Directors Recommendation

2005
Exhibited by Jury member of the 32nd Blue Center Exhibition
Exhibited work = folding screen 378 x 173 (cm) Capricio series to spring
(Featured in the window of art. It will be featured every month thereafter.)

2007
□ Sponsored by Mt. Koya (This is the first exhibition sponsored by Mt. Koya in history)
Ban Hiroshi and Mayumi Shiraishi Exhibition Held
Yomiuri TV special broadcast (news scramble special feature)

2008
□ Exhibited by the judges at the 35th Seikyo Exhibition
Capriccio Series Angel Dance No. 1000

2009
□ Exhibited by the judges at the 35th Seikyo Exhibition
Capriccio Series Creation

2011
□ Chairman of the Jury of the Art Exhibition sponsored by the Musashino City Board of Education

2012
□ Keio Plaza Hotel sponsored Banyo and Mayumi Shiraishi two-person exhibition

Artworks