(TOP image) 55th Exhibition 2D 3D Category Grand Prize "When you were fun like a fish in the water" Rikako
The Kanagawa Prefectural Art Exhibition started in 1965 with the aim of contributing to the improvement of prefectural culture and the development of artists. Since then, it has become popular as the prefecture's premier public art exhibition, and has sent out many outstanding artists to the world as a gateway to success for up-and-coming artists.
The 52nd exhibition in 2016 started accepting applications from all over the country, and we aim to further revitalize this exhibition by stimulating each other through works that transcend regions. The prize money of up to 2 million yen, which is one of the best in Japan, is also a big attraction. In addition, this exhibition consists of 4 sections: two-dimensional sculpture, crafts, calligraphy, and photography, and while you can enjoy various works of art in one place, one of the highlights is the large-scale exhibition that makes use of the wide space of the Kanagawa Kenmin Hall Gallery. am.
This time, we interviewed the artists who won the Grand Prize in each section of the 55th Exhibition to hear a wide range of stories, from their motivations for applying to the award-winning activities.
*The 56th Kanagawa Prefectural Art Exhibition, which was scheduled to be held in 2020, has been canceled from the perspective of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus infection. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to those who were planning to exhibit and those who were looking forward to the event, but we appreciate your understanding.
We will inform you about the holding of 2021 again.