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Noriko Tsuiki

築城 則子
Textile Artist • 1952 –

Textile artist of Kokura-ori. She was fascinated by the beauty of the Noh costumes and entered the path of textile. She restored Kokura-ori, which originated from her hometown, and has continued as a textile artist of Kokura-ori.

BASED IN
Kokura, Fukuoka Prefecture
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POINT OF VIEW

Beautiful vitality dwells in the stripes of Noriko Tsuiki. The fabric featuring dynamic stripes leads us to the other world of Ms. Tsuiki and her marvelous sense of color. Her creation is a gateway to a different scenery from people’s daily life.

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

1952

Born in Kita-kyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

1974

Withdrew Waseda University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

1984

Succeeded in revitalizing Kokura Stripes.

1996

Selected for the trainee of successors of the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan by Takeshi Kitamura.

1999

Solo exhibition “Noriko Tsuiki Dyeing and Weaving” at Wako Hall in Ginza, Tokyo.

2003

Solo exhibition “Noriko Tsuiki Dyeing and Weaving” at Wako Hall in Ginza, Tokyo.

2005

Awarded the 25th Pola Traditional Culture Award, Excellence prize.

2007

Received a fellowship for prominent artists from the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan to conduct research abroad, and stayed in London.

2008

Awarded the 42nd Japan Traditional Craft Dyeing and Weaving Exhibition, Commissioner for Cultural Affairs prize.

2013

Solo exhibition “Noriko Tsuiki Dyeing and Weaving” at Wako Hall in Ginza, Tokyo.

2014

Exhibition “Noriko Tsuiki – Stripes Today” at Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art.

2016

Exhibited “Parabolic Stripes” at University of Milan, Milan Design Week 2016.

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