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ERIKO HORIKI
Create original interior artworks of Washi paper (Japanese traditional paper; basic sheet size of 2700 × 2100mm) based on the theme "Creation of WASHI paper artwork appeared lively in the architectural space," by planning, designing, producing, and instructing directions on the installation.
BRIEF PERSONAL HISTORY
1962 Born in Kyoto, Japan.
1987 Established "SHIMUS."
The name "SHIMUS" originates from WASHI (Japanese paper) + MUSUBU (to link/connect/bring together).
Naming symbolizes the wish of the group to link paper with different materials, to connect it with lighting, and to use it as a medium for bringing people together.
2000 Established ERIKO HORIKI AND ASSOCIATES
CO., LTD.
EXHIBITIONS (Exhibitions produced by SHIMUS)
1988 Exhibitions of the Washi paper artworks of Shigeru Uchida, Takashi Kanome, Toshiyuki Kita and Yo Shouei.
1991 Exhibitions of the Washi paper artworks of Toyo Ito, Takashi Sugimoto, Sey Takeyama and SHIMUS.
2009 15th Anniversary Project, "Washi and Light" Exhibition produced by ERIKO HORIKI.
EXHIBITIONS
1988 "Iki no Kouzou (Makeup of Chic)"
  Exhibition (Stadio 5, Ikebukuro Seibu Department Store, Tokyo)
1990 Finland : Circulating Exhibition of Washi paper (Kuopio Museum, Finland)
1991 Finland : Circulating Exhibition of Washi paper
(Handcraft Museum of Finland, Savonlinna Art Museum, and Rovaniemi Art Museum)
1992 Abitare Il Tempo : International Interior Exhibition (Verona, Italy)
1993 "Japanishes Licht" Exhibition (Frankfurter Messe, Germany)
1994 "Autonoom Licht" Exhibition (Kunsthar Museum, The Netherlands)
1996 "Paper Road" Exhibition (Denmark National Art Museum)
1997 "Weed" Exhibition (Wakayama Public Modern Art Museum)
1998 "Sleek Screen" Exhibition (Tokyo)
1999 "Development of Washi" Exhibition (Tokyo)
2000 "Salone del Mobile" (Rotonda della Besana, Milano, Italy)
"JAPAN Pavilion EXPO 2000 Hannover Lantern Car Firefly" (Hannover, Germany)
2001 "JAPAN DESIGN nouvelle generation" (Paris, France)
2003 "Japo, tradicio i future" (Barcelona. Spain)
2004 ERIKO HORIKI presents "THE ART OF JAPANESE PAPER AND LIGHT"(Shiodome Tokyo)
  2005 "Wings of Love" Exhibition (Mumbai/India)
"Kyoto Hanatoro"-Light and Blossoms Pathway- (Higashi-otanisobyo, Kyoto)
  2006 "Lacquer&Paper"(London,UK)
  2007 "Exhibition featuring the work of Eriko Horiki"
-The Space Created by the Two Pieces of Washi- (Gallery le bain, Tokyo)
Exhibition Tour "ERIKO HORIKI ~Prayers through Washi~" (Sogo Yokohama Dept., Yokohama)
  2008 Exhibition Tour "ERIKO HORIKI ~Prayers through Washi~" (Sogo Shinsaibashi Mainstore, Osaka)
  2009 "MEDEL" ~an exhibition of new works (BOUCHERON Ginza Store, Tokyo)
Exhibition Tour "ERIKO HORIKI~Prayers through Washi~"(The Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi)
  2010 "KANHIKARI ART EXPO 2010" (Kiyomizudera Temple, Kyoto)
  2011 Salone Del Mobile Milano 2011 Euroluce "Baccarat Highlights" (Milano, Italy)
  2012 "ERIKO HORIKI Exhibition~Prayers through Washi~" (Spiral Garden, Tokyo)
  2013 "ERIKO HORIKI Exhibition in Shibunkaku" (Gallery Shibunkaku, Kyoto)
  2015 "Exhibition×Storage 'Inori' ~Pray for Serenity~"(Warehouse TERRADA, Tokyo)
ARTISTIC STAGE DESIGN & FLOOR PLANNING
1999 "YO-YO MA Silk Road Project" Stage Design (Carnegie Hall, N.Y. etc.)
  2005 Rafael Amargo,"Don Quixote" Stage Design (Malaga, Spain)
  2010 "EXPO 2010 Shanghai China:Japan Industry Pavilion" Floor Planning of unicharm booth (Shanghai, China)
"Finest Collection of Prestigious Japanese Families 2010" Floor Planning (Hotel Okura TOKYO)
"HIROSHI ITSUKI Special Concert" Stage Design (Meijiza theater,Tokyo)
"TAKE ACTION FOUNDATION ANNUAL CHARITY GALA 2010 in Kyoto"
Floor Planning (Chishakuin Temple & Hyatt Regency KYOTO)
"TOMOMI NISHIMOTO Silvester Concert in Minamiza" Stage Design (Minamiza theater, Kyoto)
  2011 "HIROSHI ITSUKI Special Concert" Stage Design (Shinkabukiza theater, Osaka)
"Finest Collection of Prestigious Japanese Families 2011" Floor Planning (Hotel Okura TOKYO)
" TAKE ACTION CHARITY GALA 2011 with lenovo."
Washi Production(The Ritz-Carlton OSAKA)
  2012 "Finest Collection of Prestigious Japanese Families 2012" Floor Planning (Hotel Okura TOKYO)
"Whitebook Chariry Gala 2012" Floor Planning (Tofukuji Temple, Kyoto)
  2013 "MIDLAND SQUARE 6th Anniversary" Artwork(Nagoya, Aichi)
"The International Food Expo UTAGE 2013 in Osaka", Main Art work (Intex Osaka)
PUBLICATION
"A Renaissance of Japanese Paper" --Interior Works of Eriko Horiki and SHIMUS--
(Nikkei Bussiness Publication, Inc.)
  "Eriko Horiki -Washi in Architecture-"(Triangle Postals S.L., Barcelona)
  "Architectural Spaces with Washi Paper -Eriko Horiki" (a+u Architecture and Urbanism)
AWARDS
2001 Winner of the Japan Association Award of Artists, Craftsmen and Architects
2002 Winner of the Interior Planning Award of minister of land, Infrastructure and Transport
[Washi paper tapestry for the abbey of the Sisters of the Good Shepherds]
Awarded "14th KYO no AKEBONO FESTIVAL", Kyoto Pref.
2003 "Award to a Promising Artist and Scholar in the Field of Contemporary Japanese Arts" by Japan Arts Foundation
Awarded "Woman of the year 2003" by Nikkei Woman, Nikkei Home Publishing, INC.
Awarded "Woman entrepreneur Awards" by Japan Commerce and Industry Associstion Woman Joint Association
  2006 Winner of the Sign Design Award of Japan Sign Design Association
2009 "Joie de Vivre" Award by BUREAU DU CHAMPAGNE JAPON
2011 Winner of Art & Culture prize at Kyoto Souzousya Taisho Awards 2011 by Kyoto Souzousya Taisho Kensho Iinkai
  2012 "The Trebbia European Award for Creative Activities for 2012" by TREBBIA Foundation in Czech Republic
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