Utilizing gravity in her forms and characterized by her use of the blues and greens produced by copper leafshe employs highly-skilled techniques-grinding in a spray of water to create lines of minute delicacy or filingproducing a translucence like that of light shining down through the leaves of a forest. They possess a Japanese sensibility evocative of rain and dew or bamboo grovesfilled with a clear atmosphere and organic energy.

Education / Record
1972 Born in Gifu
1998-2000 Toyama City Institute of Glass Art
Glass Certification Studies Program

2000-2002 Graduated from Toyama Institute of Glass ArtAdvanced Research Studies Program

2002-2004 Kanazawa Utatsuyama Craft WorkshopResearcher
2004 
Graduated from Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo

2004-2006 Akita Public Arts and Crafts Junior College of Arts and Crafts, Glass Assistant

2006-2011 Kanazawa Utatsuyama Craft WorkshopStudio Coordinator of Glass Studio 2011-Present Working in own studio in Toyama

Collections:  The Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts (MUDAC) in Switzerland,  Philadelphia Museum of Art in the U.S., 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Notojima Glass Art Museum, Toyama Glass Art Museum, Koganezaki Christal Park Glass Museum and more

 

Awards
2001 Honorable Award at the International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa
2002 Honorable Award at the Contemporary Glass Triennial in Toyama
2004 Special Prize at the 4th Contemporary Glass Exhibition in Satsuma
Kagoshima 2006 Asahi Glass Prize at the 3rd Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Koganezaki in Shizuoka
2007 Silver Prize at the International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa
2009 Honorable Award at the 4th Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Koganezaki in Shizuoka
2010 Excellent Prize at Glass Craft Triennale

Takeda Atsushi Prize at the International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa
2012 Fujita Kyohei Prize at the 5th Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Koganezaki in Shizuoka
2013 Gold Prize at the International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa

Exhibitions
2002 The1st Hokuriku Glass Exhibition 
(Kanazu Forest of CreationArt Core Museum in Fukui)

  1. 2003  Solo Exhibition : "Adapt" (Waves of SilverHakuza in Ishikawa)

    Solo Exhibition : "Tsukada Midori" (Gallery NakamaTokyo)

    Solo Exhibition : "Wax and Wane" (G-Wing's Gallery in Ishikawa)

  2. 2004  Silver x Glass x foil = Jewelry Exhibition (Waves of SilverHakuza in Ishizawa)

  3. 2005  The Shape of Glass - Glass Art Energy Exhibition

    (Kanazu Forest of CreationArt Core Museum in Fukui)

  1. 2007  Solo Exhibition : "Depth" (Gallery Nakama in Tokyo)

  2. 2008  Solo Exhibition : "Breath" (G-Wing's Gallery in Ishikawa)

    The 11th Nihon Glass Exhibition (Tokyu Main Store Shibuya in Tokyo)

Raw Materials x Art -- The young stars who build an age -- (Kanazu Forest of CreationArt Core Museum in Fukui)
61 in 3 + 1/8 (Gallery Itten in Ishikawa)

  1. 2009  Glass Accessory Exhibition (Gallery Funa Asobi in Ishikawa)
    Kanazawa: World Crafts Triennale 2010 Pre-event
    (The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary ArtKanazawa in Ishikawa-- Bodies that Create - Three Female Artists' Exhibition
    (GALLERIA art gallery in Ishikawa)
    The 6th Cheongu International Craft Competition in Korea

  2. 2010  Lidded Pottery of Three Persons : A world with things that have an inside (Gallery Funa Asobi in Ishikawa)

2011 Solo Exhibition : "Ryokufu (Wind in the early summer)(G-Wing's GalleryIshikawa)

  1. 2012  New Generation's Contemporary Glass Series Fifth Exhibition: To Try

    for Nature's Hymn (Gallery Ginza Artone in Tokyo)

    SOFA CHICAGO 2012 in the US (ippodo gallery NY)

  2. 2013  Solo Exhibition : Midori Tsukada "Komorebi (Sunlight filtering through trees)"

(Ginza Ippodo gallery in Tokyo)

SOFA CHICAGO 2013 in the US (ippodo gallery NY)
2014 COLLECT 2014 in United Kingdom (ippodo gallery NY)
2016 Great Vigor”, Group Exhibition of works by Contemporary Japanese Artists (Ginza

Ippodo Gallery in Tokyo)
Solo Exhibition Midori Tsukada Glass Exhibition” (Ginza Ippodo gallery in Tokyo)

Public Collections /Museum Collections
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Kanazawa (JapanKanazawa Utatsuyama Craft WorkshopIshikawa (JapanKoganezaki Crystal Park Glass MuseumShizuoka (Japan)
Tokyo MidtownTokyo (Japan)
Sarutahiko ShrineSyousa Museum of ArtMie (Japan)
The Toyama City Board of EducationToyama (Japan)
Toyama City Institute of Glass ArtToyama (Japan)
The Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts (MUDAC), Lausanne (Switzerland)

 

塚田美登里

岐阜県生まれ

2002 富山ガラス造形研究所研究科修了 

2004 金沢卯辰山工芸工房修了 

現在富山市にて制作 

収蔵: The Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts

(MUDAC) (スイス) /  Philadelphia Museum of Art (アメリカ)/

金沢21世紀美術館/能登島ガラス美術館/富山ガラス美術館/

黄金崎クリスタルパークガラスミュージアム ほか多数