Biography of Shoen UEMURA
1875 - Japanese painter Shoen UEMURA was born in Kyoto. Her true given name was Tsune.
1887 - Entered Kyoto Prefectural School of Painting, and studied under Shonen Suzuki.
1888 - Left Kyoto Prefectural School of Painting. Became the pupil of Shonen Suzuki.
1893 - Became the pupil of Bairei Kono.
1895 - Became the pupil of Seiho TAKEUCHI
1900 - Exhibited at the 12th Exhibition of the Japan Painting Association, and won the silver medal.
1902 - Her first son, Shoko UEMURA
1916 - Exhibited at the 10th Bunten exhibition, and became exempted from future examinations required to display art in the exhibition.
1924 - Appointed to the Judge of the Teiten exhibition.
1934 - Exhibited at the 15th Teiten exhibition, and appointed to the Councilor of the Teiten exhibition.
1937 - Completed Setsugekka (Snow, Moon and Flowers), drawn at the request of the Empress Dowager.
1940 - Exhibited at the New York World's Fair.
1941 - Appointed to a member of the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts (now The Japan Art Academy).
1943 - Appointed to the Judge of the 6th Shin-bunten exhibition.
1944 - Appointed to the Court Artist.
1946 - Appointed to the Judge of the 1st Nitten exhibition.
1948 - Given the Order of Culture.
1949 - Shoen UEMURA passed away at the age of 74.
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