Fumitaka Kudo
Biography

1981 born in Niigata, Japan

Studies
2010-2011 Alimondo Ciampi Foundation grant, Specialization Course in Etching and Printmaking, International School of Specialization for the Graphic Art, Il Bisonte, Florence, Italy
2008 diploma in Sculpture, Accademia di Belle Arti of Carrara
2003 enrolling at Accademia di Belle Arti of Carrara
2002 enrolling Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence

Solo shows
2014 Comfortable Tension, Edited by Chiara Gatti,Km0 Gallery, Innsburck, Austria
2012 Anima Visibile, Blu Gallery, Bologna, Italy
2012 Ascoltando l’anima. Le mie figure di Alimondo Ciampi, Comune di Signa, Signa, Italy
2010 Living Fossils, Galerie Paris, Yokohama, Japan
2010 Living Fossils, curated by Chiara Gatti, Montrasio Arte, Milan, Italy
2010 Classic Style, Gallery JUROU, Kurashiki, Japan
2009 Fumitaka Kudo, EXPO EX, Senigallia, Italy
2009 Luce interiore (Inner Light), Aliprandi Gallery, Milan, Italy
2008 Luce nel vento (Light in the Wind), Ex Laundry Art Space, Sarzana, Italy
2008 Luce nell’ombra (Light in the Shadow), Grascie Art Space, Pietrasanta, Italy

Selected group shows
2012 TERRIBILITA’ E VAGHEZZA SOLIDITA’ E IMPALPABILITA’, curated by Lucia Giardino, Villa Bertelli, Forte dei Marmi, Italy
2011 The Summer Issue, curated by Lucia Giardino, F_AIR Florence Artist in Residence, Florence
2011 Markers ∞ Mapping 2011, curated by Doron Polak, Amir Cohen, Contemporary Art Space, Venice
2011 Fine Anno 2011, Corsi di incisione della Fondazione Il Bisonte, sala del Basolato del Comune di Fiesole, Italy
2010 Il segreto dello sgurado. Premio Artivisive San Fedele 2010, San Fedele Gallery, Milan, Italy
2010 Follow the Line, curated by Orly Hoffman, MH Gallery, Givatayim, Israel
2010 Living Fossils, curated by Raffaele Bedarida, Harlem Studio Fellowship by MA, New York, USA
2006 Exhibition at the Berlin Art Center, Berlin, Germany
2005 National Prize of the Arts ’05, Rome, Italy
2005 Biennial Exhibition at Accademia di Belle Arti of Carrara, Carrara, Italy


Prizes and artists in residence programs
2012 winner of the 53゜ Premio Internazionale Bice Bugatti - Giovanni Segantini 2012
2010 selected at Premio Artivisive San Fedele 2010 (invited by Chiara Gatti), Milan, Italy
2010 Harlem Studio Fellowship by Montrasio Arte artist in residence program in New York, US
2009 winner of the contest for the Monument celebrating the 50th anniversary of NURC (NATO Undersea Research Center)
2004 selected for the Illustrators Exhibition 2004, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Bologna, Italy

Public space artworks and symposiums
2009 2nd International Sculptural Symposium in Swaida, Syria
sculpture: Listen to the voice of the wind (3x3 m, basalt)
2009 Monument for NATO Undersea Research Center, La Spezia, Italy
sculpture: Taking the future to sea (h2x1,70x0,6 m, white marble), permanently exposed
2006 International Sculptural Symposium in Volterra, Italy
sculpture: Sospilo della vita (h70x35x20 cm, alabaster)
2nd Norberto Giannecchini Symposium of Architecture in Marina di Massa, Italy