Past Exhibitions 


1986 – Handmade Life Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

1987 – Handmade Life Exhibition, Kagoshima, Japan. Held annually until 1994.

1992 – Craft Fiesta: People, Things, Hearts and Souls Fiesta, Shobu Gakuen, Japan. Held annually until 2004

1995 – Studio Shobu Works Exhibition, Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka, Japan. Held annually until 2000.

1996 – Studio Shobu Works Exhibition, Gallery Yu, Saga, Japan

1997 – Asia- Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons Festival, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Japan

1998 – Forms of Expressive Hearts Exhibition, Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka, Japan

               Art and Craft Show, Shobu Gakuen, Japan           

1999 – Outsider Art Exhibition, White Gallery Kagoshima

2000 –

Art Festival for All, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

Studio Shobu Outsider Art Travelling Exhibition;

Savoir Vivre, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka, Japan

Komatsu Craft Space, Akita, Japan             

Gallery Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Window Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

White Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan

Progressive Washi Exhibition, Otsu Warehouse, Kagoshima, Japan

Kagoshima Design Fair 2000, Reimeikan Kasgoshima, Japan. Received Grand Prize for Washi Teahouse

Southern Lifestyle Culture Exhibition, Hotel Kyocera and Kokubu Saty, Kagoshima, Japan      

2001 –

Kagoshima Design Fair, Reimeikan, Kagoshima, Japan

Art Festival For All, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

Studio Shobu Craft Exhibition, Kokubu Satay and KTS Studio, Kagoshima, Japan

Southern Lifestyle Culture Exhibition, Hotel Kyocera, and Kokubu Satay, Japan

Stitch on Stitch, Gallery Yu, Saga, Japan

White on White, White Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan

Yakushima Eco Festa, Yakushima, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

White on White, Nui Project Fashion Show, Nanshu Shrine, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

10th People, Things, Heart Fiesta, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan

2002 –

Craft and Embroidered Shirts Exhibition, Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka, Japan

 Craft and Embroidered Shirts Exhibition, Reimeikan, Kagoshima, Japan

2002 –

Overhand and Underhand Exhibition, White gallery, Kagoshima, Japan

 Southern Lifestyle Culture Exhibition, KTS Studio and Kokubu Satay, Japan

What Cannot be Said 2002, CASO Kaigon-dori Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Exciting Concert, Kagoshima University Department of Education Special School, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Kagoshima Design Fair 2002, Reimeikan, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto Performance)

Art and Craft Show 2002, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto Performance)

11th People, Things, Heart Fiesta, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto Performance)

Meeting with the American Society for the Arts in Healthcare, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan

2003 –

Lacquer Furniture and Vessels Exhibition, Gallery Yu, Saga, Japan

Art Festival for All, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan

Fabulous Fabrics: MADE IN JAPAN, Creative Growth Art Centre, USA

Another Approach to Making, Gallery Komeya, Fukuoka, Japan

Art Festival for All, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu, Japan

DOWN TO ART, Down Syndrome Artists, Sumida Riverside Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Outsider Art; Onaga Nobuko Exhibition, Ninomiyabashi Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan

Kagoshima Design Fair 2003, Reimeikan, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Otto and Orabu perform for Kagoshima Design Association Fashion Show, Kagoshima, Japan

Art and Craft Show, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

37th Facilities Culture Festival, Hozan Hall, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Intermediate Care Facilities in Kyushu Exchange with Local Residents, Sun Royal Hotel, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

12th People, Things, Heart Fiesta, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Bazaar in Oosumi, Selp Hana no Ki, Kagoshima, Japan

2004 –

Studio Shobu Exhibition, Outsider Art Collection, Vol. 2, Kyoto, Saga, University of the Arts, Kyoto,   Japan

One Thing, Gallery Momo no Ki, Oita, Japan

Working With Wood Exhibition, Space Dan, Kumamoto, Japan

Studio Shobu with nui project BAG, Gallery Yu, Saga, Japan

Wood and Clay Exhibition, Tenmonkan Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan

Oosumi Charity Concert, Hana-no-ki Farm, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

38th Facilities Culture Festival, Citizens Culture Hall, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

13th People, Things, Heart Fiesta, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan

Otto and Orabu form part of the parade at the Special Olympics Closing Ceremony, Fountain Plaza, Kagoshima City Hall, Kagoshima, Japan

Otto and Orabu perform as part of the Christmas Concert, Kagoshima Prefectural Youth Centre, Kagoshima, Japan

 2005 –

Fun/Shirt, Gallery Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Oshima Tomomi Unique Shapes, Gallery Gallery EX, Kyoto, Japan

Fun/ Crafts, Gallery Marufuku, Kyoto, Japan

Wood Furniture and Vessels Exhibition, White Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan

Passion and Action: Art Brut Exhibition, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Stitches and Craft Exhibition, Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka, Japan

Stitches and Craft Exhibition, Gallery Hanagoromo, Kitakyushu, Japan

2006 –

Studio Shobu, Craft Exhibition, Dolphin Port, Kagoshima, Japan

Studio Shobu, Craft Exhibition, Gallery Kikiya, Kumamoto, Japan

Shobu Gakuen Painting Class Exhibition, Tenmonkan Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan

FUN CRAFTS, Gallery Yu, Saga, Japan

2007 –

Summer Accessories Exhibition, Dolphin Port, Kagoshima, Japan

Washi and Crafts Exhibition, GEM Art, Tokyo, Japan

Studio Shobu Craft Exhibition, Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka, Japan

Art and Craft Exhibition, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

12th Kyushu Meeting in Kagoshima, Autism Society of Japan, Shiroyama Hotel, Kagoshima, Japan

(Otto performance)

Fureai-kan Concert, Fureai-kan Welfare Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

2008 –

Studio Shobu Craft Exhibition, GEM Art, Tokyo, Japan

Super Pure Exhibition, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

Art and Craft Exhibition 2008, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

2009 –

nui project: between thread and thread, MOB Museum of Alternative Art, Tochigi, Japan

Stitch By Stitch: Traces I made Using Needle and Thread, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

BAG: Studio Shobu Bag Exhibition, Gallery Yu, Saga, Japan

Craft and Art: The World of Studio Shobu, Tenoma Media Space, Fukuoka, Japan

Kagoshima Lions Club Memorial Ceremony, Shiroyama Hotel, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Screening of Ohaie! With a concert by Otto, Citizens Culture Hall, Kagoshima, Japan

Between Thread and Thread, Nui Fashion Show with Otto, MOB Museum of Alternative Art, Tochigi, Japan

43rd Facilities Culture Festival, Citizens Culture Hall, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

18th Welfare Festival, Kagoshima Arena, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

2010 –

nui project: Shirt and Bag Exhibition, Gallery Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Kagoshima Shobu Gakuen: Forms of Innocence, Hajime Gallery, Kumamoto, Japan

Studio Shobu Craft Exhibition, Gallery MUU, Yamanashi, Japan

Nui project BAG/Fall 2010 Exhibition, Gallery Kairashi, Kyoto, Japan

IMS My Place Exhibition, IMS, Fukuoka, Japan (Otto performance)

Good Neighbors Jamboree 2010, Mori no Gakko, Kawanabe, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

44th Facilities Culture Festival, Citizens Culture Hall, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

2011 –

Saori and Friends Exhibition, Soyogo, Okayama, Japan

Momogusa Fuyu no Momogusa Exhibition, Gallery Momogusa, Gifu, Japan

POCORART National Open Call Exhibition, 3331 Art Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan

O-Hina Exhibition, Soyogo, Okayama, Japan

nui project BAG + Work in Wood, Clay and Washi Exhibition, Ma Kosumi, Tokyo, Japan

Studio Shobu Art and Craft Exhibition, Maruya Gardens, Kagoshima, Japan

People and Forms: Each and Every, MOB Museum of Alternative Art, Tochigi, Japan

NIPPON VISION 4, D & Department, Tokyo, Osaka, various locations, Japan

Shasha Higby in Folds of Gold – Woth Otto, Shobu Gakuen, Kagoshima, Japan

Art and Craft Exhibition in Maruya Gardens, Maruya Gardens, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

One – Steve Gadd & Mika, Minami Hall, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Good Neighbours Jamboree 2011, Mori no Gakko, Kawanabe, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

45th Facilities Culture Festival, Citizens Culture Hall, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

The Best Music Festival 2011, Lina City Kanoya, Kagoshima, Japan

2012 –

Where the thread Leads – Hands Connecting Lives, Worlds Dyed Into Cloth, Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan

Studio Shobu – Shobu Craft Exhibition, Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka, Japan

Studio Shobu Exhibition – nui project + Work in Wood, Clay and Paper, House 1891, Kanagawa, Japan

Out Work Exhibition, Bolt, Hokusho University, Hokkaido, Japan

Libido Exhibition, Shobu Gakuen and various locations, Kagoshima, Japan

nui project Shirts Exhibition, Gallery hu, Nagoya, Japan

Hayama Arts Festival: Speak and Hear Shobu Gakuen, Hayama Fukushi Bunka Kaikan, Kanagawa, Japan (Otto performance)

38th Kyushu Region Local Residents Salon, Shiroyama Hotel, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Dance Libido, Kagoshima Prefectural Citizens Exchange Center, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Good Neighbours Jamboree 2012, Mori no Gakko, Kawanabe, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

46th Facilities Culture Festival, Citizens Culture Hall, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Kagoshima Music Festival, Kagoshima Central Park, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

5th Organic Festival, Dolphin Port Plaza, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

2013 –

Shobu – Our Works Exhibition, Namba Takashimaya, Osaka, Japan

Hands-on Art@Kenbi.com Exhibition – nui project, Aborigine, Contemporary Art, and Children’s Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan

Bolero Life Map Exhibition, Mitsubishi Artium, Fukuoka, Japan

Less is More, PARCO LOGOS GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

SHOBU STYLE- from came out of beautiful actions, Isson Tanaka Memorial Museum, Amami Oshima, Kagoshima, Japan

FREE POP EXPO, Umeda LOFT, Osaka, Japan

Shobu Gakuen Exhibition – Memory of Cells, Form of Expression, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan

Otto and Orabu LIVE in IMS, IMS Hall, Fukuoka, Japan

It Feels, Will Aichi, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan (Otto performance)

Good Neighbours Jamboree 2013, Mori no Gakko, Kawanabe, Kagoshima, Japan (Otto performance)

Setogiwa International Art Festival, Formerly Uchisange Elementary School, Okayama, Japan

2017-

 

Shobu Gakuen, The Kirishima Open Air Museum (アートの森), Japan