Leiko Ikemura / イケムラレイコ

 

Lives and works in Berlin and Cologne, Germany

2014 – today
Professorship at Joshibi University of Art and Design, Kanagawa, Japan

1990 – 2016
Professorship at Universität der Künste, Berlin, Germany

1973 – 1978
Studied at the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes de Santa Isabel de Hungría, Sevilla, Spain

1970 – 1972
Studied at the State University Osaka, Japan

Born in Tsu, Mie Prefecture, Japan 

Awards & Grants

2014 
Cologne Fine Art Prize, Germany 
Sparda Art Prize NRW, Hasen-Tempel, Recklinghausen, Germany 

2013 
JaDe-Prize of the JaDe-Foundation (Japanese-German-Foundation), Cologne, Germany        

2009 
August Macke Prize, August Macke Curatorial & HSK Meschede, Germany 

2008 
Artists Residency, "Casa Aguacate", Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 
Artists Residency by the Duncan & LeBaron Families of Lincoln, NE, USA 

2007 
Art Prize ofIserlohn, Community Foundation of the Sparkasse Iserlohn, Germany

2002 
Artist Residency, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, New Haven, CT, USA

2001 
Critics Award for Visual Arts, German Association of Critics, Berlin, Germany  

1996/98
EKWC (European Ceramic Workcentre), ´s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands 

1988 
Prize of the Jury, International Triennial for Original Graphics, Grenchen, Switzerland 

1983/84       
"Nürnberger Stadtzeichnerin", Artist Residency Grant by Faber-Castell & Nuremberg, Germany

1982 
Art Prize of Kaiserswerth, Dusseldorf, Germany 
Prize of the Foundation for Graphic Art in Switzerland, ETH Zurich, Switzerland 
Second Prize of the International Drawings Triennal of the Youth, Nuremberg 

1981
Grant of the City of Zurich, Switzerland 
Art Prize of the Kiefer-Hablitzel Foundation, Switzerland