Biography of Shinsui ITO
1898 - Japanese painter Shinsui ITO was born in Tokyo.
1910 - Deeply impressed by Gyoshu HAYAMI
’s work "Koharu (Indian Summer)", and started to aspire to be a Japanese painter.
1911 - Became a pupil of Kiyokata KABURAKI
1912 - Awarded his first prize at the Tatsumiga-kai Exhibition.
1914 - Awarded at the 1st Restored Inten Exhibition.
1915 - Awarded his first prize at the Bunten Exhibition.
1920 - Held a solo exhibition at the Ueno Matsuzakaya Department Store.
1924 - Awarded at the Teiten Exhibition.
1927 - Established "Shinsui gajuku", a private painting school. Won the Special Award at the Teiten Exhibition.
1933 - Appointed to the Judge of the Teiten exhibition.
1946 - Appointed to the Judge of the Nitten exhibition.
1948 - Received the Japan Art Academy Award.
1957 - Held his retrospective exhibition
1958 - Appointed to the member of The Japan Art Academy. Appointed to the Councilor and Director of the Nitten.
1962 - Held the 50th anniversary exhibition of his career of painting.
1970 - Received The Third Rank of The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon.
1972 - Shinsui ITO passed away at the age of 74.
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