Biography of Chinami NAKAJIMA
1945 - Japanese painter Chinami NAKAJIMA was born in Nagano Prefecture.
1969 - Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, Japanese
Painting Course. Awarded his first prize at the 54th Inten Exhibition.
1971 - Completed the Master Course at Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School. Became a member of The Japan Art Institute.
1977 - Won the Encouragement Award at the 32nd Inten Spring Exhibition and the 62nd Inten Exhibition.
1979 - Won the Award of Excellence at the 5th Yamatane Museum of Art Award.
1984 - Became one of the committee members for setting up the 1st Yoko no Kai.
1985 - Received a Grand Prize at the 1st Nihonga Nude Grand Prize Exhibition.
1990 - Completed the mural paintings on the sliding doors at Rinshunkaku, the 6th room in Sankeien Garden.
His private museum, Obuse Museum, Nakajima Chinami HallHirayama Ikuo Museum of Art was opened in Obuse city, Nagano Prefecture.
1994 - Became an assistant professor of Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts. Completed mural painting for the little alcove at Sai-kan VIP room of The Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine.
1995 - Completed the stage curtain at Kabuki-za. Solo exhibition at Mitsukoshi Etoile, Paris.
2000 - Became a professor of Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts.
2004 - Completed the mural painting on the ceiling of Butsuden-kaku at Fukagawa Fudoson.
2013 - resigned as a professor of Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts.
2015 - Completed mural painting for the "SAKURA" room at Kongobu-ji Temple.
Currently, Chinami NAKAJIMA is a professor emeritus at Tokyo University of the Arts, and a member of the Artist Group "Wind".
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