Gyoji Nomiyama

1920 born in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. 1943 graduated from Tokyo University of Arts. drafted and sent to Manchuria. 1952 moved to Paris, France. 1955 became the member of Salon d’automne. 1958 received the 2nd Yasui Awards. 1968 became associate professor of Tokyo University of Arts (’72 professor). 1978 received Japan Essayist Award Grand Prize, with […]


1920 born in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan.
1943 graduated from Tokyo University of Arts. drafted and sent to Manchuria.
1952 moved to Paris, France.
1955 became the member of Salon d’automne.
1958 received the 2nd Yasui Awards.
1968 became associate professor of Tokyo University of Arts (’72 professor).
1978 received Japan Essayist Award Grand Prize, with his essay “dessin with 400 letters”.
2000 became Persons of Cultural Merit.
2008 completed stained glass “Itsuka wa Aeru (We’ll meet someday)” for Tokyo Metro Meiji-jingumae Station.
2014 received Order of Cultural Merit.
2017 completed stained glass “Homing Day” for Iizuka City Hall, Fukuoka.
2020 completed stained glass “We’re all friends” for Aoyama Itchome Station, Tokyo.
lives and works in Tokyo

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