Senshu Co., Ltd.
28 prize-winning works released! “Senshu Illustration Contest” exhibition will be held at Bunkyo Civic Center from February 7 (Tuesday)
Prize-winning works selected from more than 1100 entries, including illustrations and photos, are gathered together. Held for two days at the Bunkyo Civic Center and Gallery Civic.
At the 19th Senshu Illustration Contest, 28 prize-winning works in the illustration and photo categories (14 in the illustration category and 14 in the photo category) were selected. All prize-winning works can be seen at Gallery Civic (Exhibition Room 1B) in the Bunkyo Civic Center from February 7 (Tue) to February 8 (Wed), 2023. * After the exhibition, it will be exhibited at the Ichigaya Station Promenade Gallery from February 10 (Friday) to March 2 (Thursday).
“Senshu Illustration Contest” Official
Flyer PDF: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Y3Cp7N7YtgTYHyBfrrCNpV3U0iS7rQVz/view?usp=share_link Promotion company Senshu Co., Ltd. (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President Tomoyasu Shitaya) will hold an exhibition of works for the 19th Senshu Illustration Contest. This contest was held for the first time in 1999, and this year marks the 19th time. So far, we have received applications from people of all ages, regardless of whether they are professionals or amateurs, and the award-winning students have become professional illustrators and are active. Also, from the 18th edition, in addition to the illustration section, a photography section will be set up.
Art critic Junji Ito, art director Shigeru Yamaoka, and photographer Masaaki Miyazawa were invited as judges, and 28 prize-winning works (14 in the illustration category and 14 in the photography category) were selected. All prize-winning works can be seen at Gallery Civic (Exhibition Room 1B) in the Bunkyo Civic Center from February 7 (Tue) to February 8 (Wed), 2023. After the exhibition, it will be exhibited at the Ichigaya Station Promenade Gallery from February 10 (Friday) to March 2 (Thursday).
Period｜Tuesday, February 7, 2023 to Wednesday, February 8, 2023 Time | 10:00 to 19:00 *From 12:00 on February 7
Venue｜Gallery Civic in Bunkyo Civic Center (Exhibition Room 1B) (1-16-21 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
Admission fee | Free
Access | Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line/Namboku Line Korakuen Station (exit 5) directly connected
Directly connected to Kasuga Station (Bunkyo Civic Center entrance) on the Toei Subway Mita Line/Oedo Line
About 10 minutes on foot from JR Chuo/Sobu Line Suidobashi Station (East Exit) Period｜Friday, February 10, 2023 to Thursday, March 2, 2023
Venue: Ichigaya Station Promenade Gallery (In front of the station master’s office at Ichigaya Station on the Toei Shinjuku Line) [Image 3
Illustration Category Grand Prize Boku no Lohas Enikki Yumu Nonami [Image 4
Photo Category Grand Prize Hopeful Generation Mr. Hiroaki Uesugi Award ceremony held (archive)
-Introduction to the judges- *Titles omitted
Art critic, project planner, producer, Tokyo University of the Arts COI base specially appointed professor. Born in Nagasaki Prefecture in 1953. Completed master’s course at Waseda University French Literature Graduate School, studied in Paris as a French government scholarship student. After returning to Japan, he has worked on many productions that transcend fields such as art, music, architecture, and urban planning. In 1995, he was commissioner of the Japan Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and in 1997 he was commissioner of the “Century of Design” exhibition at the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris. 2000-2001 Producer of the Agency for Cultural Affairs Media Arts Festival Exhibition. In 2002, received the French government’s Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier). 2004-2013 Professor at Toyama University. 2008-2012 Producer of Kanayacho Rakuichi. From 2011 to 2013, he was an art project producer for the “Kyushu Geibunkan”. In 2017, he was a curator of the “Reproduction Shakyamuni Triad Exhibition – The Future Asuka Tells”. Former director of the Nagasaki Prefectural Museum of Art. A committee member of the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris. Toyama City Policy Counselor. Honorary Director of the Toyama Glass Art Museum.
● Shigeru Yamaoka
Born in Kyoto Prefecture in 1948. Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts. Established Studio Give in 1979. Active as an art director involved in general planning and production, with a focus on graphic design for advertisements, packages, etc., including magazine designs such as Kodansha’s “Hot-Dog PRESS” and Coca-Cola’s PR magazine “So SAWAYAKA”. . In 1988 and 1989, he received the Minister of
International Trade and Industry Award at the National Calendar Exhibition. 1989 ADC Award, Hara Hiroshi Award. Received the 1988 Silver Award and the 1990 Annual Award at the German International Calendar Exhibition. Submitted to the “JAPAN PRINT91” exhibition. 1992 Awarded at the Chaumont Poster Festival in France. In 1996, he won the Silver Prize in the magazine section of the Fuji Sankei Advertising Awards.
Born in Tokyo in 1960. Graduated from Nihon University College of Art, Department of Photography. Received the Encouragement Award from the Japan University Art Society upon graduation. In 1985, he won the New York ICP Infinity Award Newcomer Award for his first work, Yume Juya. Received the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Award at the Japan Tourism Poster Contest for the 2014 Ise City Tourism Poster. He has photographed more than 50 shrines and temples nationwide, including Ise Jingu, Izumo Taisha Taisengu, Nara Kofukuji, and Kasuga Taisha, and has published numerous photo books. As a filmmaker, he won the Best Foreign Language Documentary Award at the 2015 Madrid International Film Festival. Active in a wide range of fields including advertising, promotional videos, commercials, editorials, and fashion.In portrait photography, he has photographed
representatives of the era, such as Shizuka Ijuin, Ebizo Ichikawa, Sawako Agawa, and Miho Kanno, and has published over 150 photo books. -Company Profile-
Trade name: Senshu Co., Ltd.
Representative: Tomoyasu Shitaya, President and Representative Director Location: 4-2-4 Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0073
Founded: November 3, 1931
Business: Marketing, general sales promotion activities, advertising and printing
Capital: 90 million yen
-Inquiries about this matter-
Person in charge: Senshu Illustration Contest Secretariat
Phone number: 03-3230-3001 (reception hours 10:00-17:00/excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
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