Exhibition Period: August 2011
Venue: iPRECIATION at Jardine House, Central, Hong Kong
Born in 1961, Oohira Hiroshi is a well known graphic designer who has received many prizes in Japan and abroad. He graduated with a degree in Design from the Osaka University of Arts in 1984, and is currently a Professor at the Art University in Osaka. He took up the practice of wood carving ten years ago and has been holding yearly exhibitions in Osaka and Tokyo since 2000. As Oohira is not a full time artist, he creates only 10 artworks a year; his delicate sculptures are all created from cypress wood, earthly creatures that act as parody to human life and its quest for knowledge.
iPRECIATION Hong Kong will be showcasing a rare selection of works by Oohira Hiroshi in August 2011. For artist information, please contact 852 2537 8869 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Born in 1961
1984 Completed Design Course at Osaka University of Arts
Jury’s Special Award, Opel Design Contest
Second Award, Asahi Advertising Award
Excellence Award, Mainichi Advertisement Design Competition
Accepted for International Biennial of the Poster in Mexico, Mexico, International Poster Triennial in Toyama, 2003 & 2009, Japan, Trnava Poster Triennial, Slovakia, Lahti Poster Biennial, Finland and more.
Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
In support of the relief of disruption caused by the Japan earthquake and tsunami, iPreciation will donate 10% of proceeds from the sale of the artworks to the Central Community Chest of Japan at United Way Worldwide.