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Born in Kyoto, Japan
1972

Awarded many prizes at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition, Kyoto Fine Arts Exhibition, Japan Modern Art and Craft Exhibition, Kyoto Art and Craft Exhibition, etc.

1977 "Modern Tapestry" Published by Futaba Syobou
Japanese Government Overseas Program in Art (Fellowship, One year research on Fiber Art in Europe)
1980 Fiber as Arts, Metropolitan Museum, Manila, Philippines
1990 Awarded "Prize for New Generation Artists" by Kyoto Municipal Government
1991 Exhibition of Contemporary Crafts, Mitsukoshi, Osaka
1993 Fiber Work/The Repro-Action of Form,
The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga
1994 "Listening to the thread -the tapestry of ASAKURA Mitsuko-" Published by Futaba Syobou
Takashimaya Art Gallery, Kyoto, Solo Exhibition (ibid. '01,'04,'09,'12,'15)
2001 Weaving-Art of Silk, The Museum of Ibaragi Prefecture
2002 Art Festival in Kyoto, Kangyokaikan (ibid. '03)
2003 Gallery Kochukyo, Tokyo, Solo Exhibition
2004 "Tapestry wo Miru -History and Future of Tapestry-"  Published by Toho Shyuppan
Shinsaibashi Daimaru Art Gallery, Osaka, Solo Exhibition
2005 Acted as judge in Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition (ibid.'06)
2008 Japan Society, New York, Solo Exhibition
Reischauer Institute, Harvard University, Solo Exhibition
The Morikami Museum, Florida, Solo Exhibition
"Tapestry in Architecture: Creating Human Spaces"  Published by Japan Society
2009 The American Institute of Architects, Washington DC, Solo Exhibition
Lecture at Library of Congress, Washington DC
2012 MIKIMOTO hall,Tokyo,Solo Exhibition
2013 Arts and crafts x Contemporary arts, The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga
Collections, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Dyeing-Weaving-Forming, ASAKURA Mitsuko Solo Exhibition, Nihonbashi Takashimaya Art Gallery,Tokyo
2014 Horizontal Will, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
2015 Modern Crafts and the Tea Ceremony from the Museum Collection, Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art
2016 Nihonbashi Takashimaya Art Gallery,Tokyo
2017 Modern Crafts and the Tea Ceremony from the Museum Collection 2, Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art
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