Emiko HORIMOTO, Artist
Completed Musashino Art Academy.
President, International Exhibition for Peace Japan Office
Member, Japan Artists Association
Member, ZONTA International/District 26/Area 2/ZONTA Club of Tokyo III
MITSUKOSH(Nagoya)(Sapporo),MARUZEN (Tokyo), TAKASHIMAYA (Tokyo),ODAKYU(Shinjuku) TOKYU(tama plaza),TAMASHIN Gallery (Tokyo), Gallery HIBIYA (Tokyo), TOHO Gallery (Tokyo), Gallery SHIRAKAWA (Kyoto), HANKYU (Kobe), RIUBO (Okinawa), The National Gallery of Kosovo (Kosovo), Gallery Artitude (Paris), Far Eastern State University of Humanities (Khabarovsk, Russia)
1992 Serge Marjisse Award Winners’ Exhibition in New York
2003 Individual show in Paris
2011 Gongju International Art Festival [GIAF] （Korea）
Exploring the color of blue and gold into expressing the world of the universe and humanity nearly 40 years; highly appreciated at any individual/group shows and exhibitions in and out of the country for her profound and elegant works that give people hope, courage, peace and energy for life.
Collection: Thessaloniki Museum (Greek), The National Gallery of Kosovo (Kosovo), Rimlip Art Museum (Korea), Japanese Embassy (Finland), United Nations Office of Geneva (Switzerland), St Gilles Croix de Vie City Hall (France) , Far Eastern State University of Humanities（Russia）, Poland Embassy, SAKU Municipal Museum of Modern Art , TAMASHIN Historical Museum , National Cancer Center Hospital East, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University, etc.
Recent activities: Working on panorama-style (four (4) sides folding screen) works; opened atelier & gallery “Space AO”; launched I.E.P. Japan Office; having lectures or interviews; hosting events; making book design or illustration; holding charity exhibition in and out of the country, etc.
Books & Others: “Blue is a Far Way Color” poems by Shuntaro TANIKAWA/paintings by Emiko HORIMOTO(REIFU Shobo)
“The Blue of Mind, the Blue of Prayer – Journey to the Sacred Dimension, Opening the Door to the Heart – ” poems and paintings by Emiko HORIMOTO(SEISHUN Shuppan-sha)
“Graceful Blue – Message of Universal Love – ” (VTR) (Japanese & English version; with French translation)