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Art Print Japan Co., Ltd. Tsuruya Department Store Light and Wind Painter “Shoaki Ha’s Works Exhibition” will be held in Kumamoto, the artist’s hometown, from February 21st (Wednesday) to February 26th (Monday). Valuable original drawings and n

[Art Print Japan Co., Ltd.] [Tsuruya Department Store] Painter of Light and Wind “Shoaki Yoh Exhibition” from February 21st (Wednesday) to February 26th (Monday), the artist’s hometown
Held in Kumamoto. Valuable original drawings and new prints – Jake’s memories – also appear

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Press release: February 12, 2024
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[Tsuruya Department Store] Light and Wind Painter “Shoaki Ha’s Works Exhibition” will be held in Kumamoto, the artist’s hometown, from February 21st (Wednesday) to February 26th (Monday). Valuable original drawings and new prints – Jake’s memories – also appear
*At the graphics station on the 5th floor of the main building * [In the Forest Alone] Giclee print
[Twilight mood” Giclee print
“Rose Sunset” Acrylic Giclee Print
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* For customers who purchase original paintings during the exhibition period, the artist will autograph the back of the work *
*Customers who purchase prints will also receive a new card with a handwritten autograph*

Scenes spreading from the horizon, slowly changing color gradations, The world of Yo Shoaki, who continues to draw warm landscapes that touch people’s hearts.

Characters that appear vividly in the work
Please come and meet Jake and Hachizo.
*Yoh Shomei profile*
Yoshiaki Ha was born on July 7, 1946 in Kumamoto City.
He lived in the center of Kumamoto City near Kumamoto Castle until he was 18 years old, and then entered university in Tokyo.
While in school, she aspired to become a fashion illustrator, but when she chanced upon the work of a picture book author of her generation, Kota Taniuchi, she began producing picture books. Then, in 1973, she published the picture book “My
I made my debut as a picture book author with “White Birds on the Bench”.

Later, he was discovered by Takashi Yanase, the creator of Anpanman, and greatly expanded his career as a fairy tale writer. In addition to Sanrio’s stationery such as postcards and letter sets, illustrations were also used on many daily necessities such as towels and Western tableware, and landscape paintings depicting beautiful scenes became popular. After more than 40 years of painting, he continues to publish new works as a picture book author, and in recent years his “Words”, which contain hints for living a happy and peaceful life, have been attracting attention.

* 1946 * Born on July 7th in Kumamoto City
* 1973 * Published first picture book “My Bench Shirotori” (Shikosha) Published in England, France, and Sweden
* 1990 * Creative picture book “Wind and Hail” won the Graphic Award at the International Children’s Book Exhibition in Bologna, Italy * 1991 * “Kita-Kamakura Yoshomei Art Museum” opened in Kamakura City. * 1991 * Illustration for Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications “Kamameru” / Solo exhibition in New York
* 1992 * “Jake” is featured on the Fumi Day commemorative stamp by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications.
* 1996 * Original picture book “Dolphin Star” won the 31st Bookbinding Contest Exhibition/Exhibited in Vienna, Austria
* 1997 * Picture book “Give me flowers, not landmines” won the Japan Picture Book Award Reader’s Award / Creative picture book “Dolphin Star” won the 7th Kenbuchi Picture Book Village Grand Prize
Creative picture book “The World of Light” won the 32nd Book Binding Contest Exhibition
* 1998 * Solo exhibition in Montreal, Canada / Production of commemorative stamps for the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications My Favorite Song Series “This Road”
* 1999 * Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications “Haatomail” illustration * 2000 * Received the 6th Peace Cooperation Journalist Foundation Encouragement Award for publishing the Nagasaki atomic bomb picture book “That Summer Day”
* 2002 * Original painting exhibition at Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art / Opening of “Hashoaki Aso Kogen Picture Book Museum” in his hometown Kumamoto
* 2003 * Appeared on NHK General “Welcome Senpai/Extracurricular Lessons” / Original art exhibition “Fantasy World” at Yokohama Sogo Museum of Art
*2005* Original painting exhibition at Hiroki Oda Museum (Fukuoka Prefecture) *2007* Original art exhibition at Shunan City Shunan Art Museum ( Prefecture)
*2008* Original art exhibition at Yonago City Museum of Art (Tottori Prefecture) *2009* Original art exhibition at Asago Art Museum (Hyogo
Prefecture)/Original art exhibition at Fudenosato Kobo (Hiroshima Prefecture)
*2012* Original art exhibition at Kumamoto City Museum of Contemporary Art/Original art exhibition at Imizu City Oshima Picture Book Museum (Toyama Prefecture)
*2013* Original art exhibition at Okazaki World Museum of Children’s Art (Aichi Prefecture)
*2014* Original art exhibition at Nagasaki Prefectural Museum of Art/Original art exhibition at Kani City Cultural Creation Center (Aichi Prefecture)/
Original art exhibition at Tokorozawa Muse (Saitama Prefecture) *2015* Original art exhibition at Rias Ark Museum (Kesennuma City) *2016* Original painting exhibition at Saku City Museum of Modern Art (Nagano Prefecture)
*2017* Original art exhibition at Tetsugoro Yorozu Memorial Museum of Art (Iwate Prefecture)
*2019* Original art exhibition at Kurobe City Museum of Art (Toyama Prefecture) / Original art exhibition at Yasugi City Kano Art Museum (Shimane Prefecture)
*2020* Original art exhibition at Art House Oyabe (Toyama Prefecture) / Original art exhibition at Date City Yanagawa Art Museum (Fukushima Prefecture)
*2021* Original painting exhibition at Kasaoka City Chikukyo Museum (Okayama Prefecture)
*2023* 50th anniversary of painting industry/Original painting exhibition at Kakegawa City Ninomaru Art Museum (Shizuoka Prefecture)

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