Biography of Yuki OGURA
1905 - Japanese painter Yuki OGURA was born in Shiga Prefecture.
1913 - Entered Nara Women's Higher Normal School (now Nara Women's University).
1917 - Graduated from Nara Women's Higher Normal School (now Nara Women's University).
1920 - Became a lecturer of Soshin Girl's School, Yokohama. Became a pupil of Yukihiko YASUDA
1926 - Exhibited her work "Kyuuri (Cucumber)" at the 13th Inten Exhibition, and awarded her first prize.
1932 - Became the "Dojin" of the Japan Art Institute.
1938 - Married Tetsuju Ogura.
1944 - Tetsuju Ogura died.
1954 - Awarded the 4th Shoen UEMURA Prize for works including the "Portrait of Mrs. O".
1955 - Received the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts at the 39th Inten Exhibition.
1962 - Received the 18th Japan Art Academy Award.
1973 - Received the third class of the Order of the Sacred Treasure.
1976 - Appointed to the member of The Japan Art Academy.
1978 - Appointed to the Director of the Japan Art Institute. Designated a Person of Cultural Merit.
1980 - Given the Order of Culture.
1990 - Appointed to the chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Japan Art Institute.
1996 - Appointed to the honorary chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Japan Art Institute.
2000 - Yuki OGURA passed away at the age of 105.