About

Eiko was born in Japan and lives and works in the United Kingdom. She has exhibited her work in several countries including Japan, Korea, USA, UK and Italy. Eiko is a member of The Society of Tempera Painters, Pre-Raphaelite Society and Dudley Society of Artists.
Exhibitions

2018
"Dudley Society of Artists at Dudley Canal Trust"
(Dudley Canal Trust, Dudley, UK) 4th June - 13th July
"Dudley Society of Artists at Himley Hall"
(Himley Hall, Dudley, UK) 28th July - 22nd September
"Miniature Exhibition 2018 -Artists from Hirakata City-"
(Hirakata Civic Gallery, Osaka, Japan) 30th November - 12th December

2017
"Canal side"
(Dudley Canal Trust, Dudley, UK) 18th April - 10th June
"The Youth of Today"
(Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, UK) 29th June - 3rd August
"Legend"
(Y TABERNACL, The Museum of Modern Art, Wales, UK) 8th July - 31st August
"Miniature Exhibition 2017 -Artists from Hirakata City-"
(Hirakata Civic Gallery, Osaka, Japan) 1st December -13th December

2016
"87th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION 2016"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 26th November - 22nd December
"Miniature Exhibition 2016 -Artists from Hirakata City-"
(Hirakata Civic Gallery, Osaka, Japan) 2nd December -14th December

2015
"The Universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper"
(Y TABERNACLE, The Museum of modern Art, Wales, UK) 11th July - 3rd September
"86th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION 2015"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 14th November 2015 - 11th January 2016
"Miniature Exhibition 2015 - Artists from Hirakata City-"
(Hirakata Civic Gallery, Osaka, Japan) 4th December -16th December

2014
"Whittingham Riddell Fine Art Open Competition"
(The Granary Art Gallery at Weston Park, Shropshire, UK) 6th August -27th August
"85th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 22nd November 2014 - 10th January 2015

2013
"IL PIENO E IL VUOTO -Fullness and Emptiness-"
(Ex Disco Rosso, Forli, Italy) 9th Feb.-14th March
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION -Ricordo di Portico-"
(Il Teatro Comunale, Portico di Romagna, Italy) 20th August-1st September
"BARRIERE E PASSAGGI -Barriers and Passes-"
(MAF Gallery, Forli, Italy) 9th November - 5th December
"84th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 7th December 2013 - 25th January 2014

2012
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION"
(The Granary Art Gallery, Weston Park, Shropshire, UK) 1st June - 30th June
"Fine Art Open Competition 2012"
(The Granary Art Gallery at Weston Park, Shropshire, UK) 1st August - 31st August
"MOSTRA DEI 100"
(MFA, Forli, Italy) 1st September - 27th September
"83rd ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 7th December 2012 - 23rd February 2013

2011
"JAPAN DISASTER CHARITY EXHIBITION-Eiko Matsuura and Ruth Clark-"
(Russells Hall Hospital Main Entrance Gallery, Dudley, UK) 1st April-13th April
"82nd ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK)

2010
"DSA-January Exhibition at the Botanical Gardens"
(Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Glasshouse, UK) 8th January - 5th February
"WORCESTER OPEN"
(The PITT 24th April - 21st May, ANNEX21 22nd May - 26th June, Worcester, UK)
"DUDLEY LANDSCAPE "
Part 1: July-September 2010, Part 2: 13th November - 31st March 2011
(Russells Hall Hospital Main Entrance Gallery, Dudley, UK)
"81st ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, Dudley, UK)

2009
"Artist from Hirakata City 2009"
(Kuzuha Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan) 30th January - 11th February
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION "Selection of egg tempera paintings and drawings"
(Russells Hall Hospital Main Entrance gallery, Dudley, UK) 17th February 2009-
"Bockingford Postcard Exhibition"
(RKB Gallery, London, UK) 19th February
"80th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 21st November 2009 - 9th January 2010

2008
"The Next Step"
(Y TABERNACL, The Museum of Modern Art, Wales, UK) 28th July - 30th August
"79th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 15th November 2008 - 7th February 2009

2007
"Hirakata City - Yonangun Ceramic Exhibition"
(Ceramic Culture Centre, Yonangun, Korea)
"78th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery) 10th November 2007 - 12th January 2008

2006
"77th ANNUAL EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 11th November 2006 - 15th January 2007

2005
"EYE-D" Group Exhibition
(Light House, Wolverhampton, UK) 26th April - 10th May
(Learning Quarter Foyer, Wolverhampton, UK) 16th May - 27th May
"Miniature Exhibition 2005 -Artists from Hirakata City-"
(Kuzuha Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan) 20th May - 15th June
"SAY WHAT YOU WANT"
(Y TABERNACL, The Museum of Modern Art, Wales, UK) 1st August - 10th September
"76th ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION"
(Dudley Museum & Art Gallery, UK) 19th November 2005 - 7th January 2006
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION"
(The Crossing, St. Paul's Walsall, UK) 29th November - 30th December

2004
"WITH MAGIC IN MY EYES"
(Y TABERNACL, The Museum of Modern Art, Wales, UK)
"PROOF OF PAINTING"
(Contemporary Art Space Osaka - CASO, Japan)

2003
"The Wall Group Exhibition"
(Kinokuniya Main Bookshop, West Window Gallery, Osaka, Japan)
"Eiko Matsuura and Tatsuya Yanagihara Exhibition"
(The Wall, Osaka, Japan)

2002
"Art Flash vol.19:EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION -ENERGY SCAPE-"
(Gotenyama Prefecture Art Centre, Osaka, Japan)

2001
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION -ENERGY FORM-"
(Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan)

1999
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION -SEASON-"
(Shiga Modern Art Museum and Art Gallery, Shiga, Japan)

1998
"MID ART 1998"
(Himley Hall, Dudley, UK)
"RBSA -Prize Exhibition 1998-"
(Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery, Birmingham, UK)
"Artists of the Back Room Studio group Exhibition"
(Parade Gallery, Shrewsbury, UK)
"Man, Heaven's Master Piece"
(Y TABERNACLE, The Museum of Modern Art, Wales, UK)
"RBSA -Open Pastel and Drawing Exhibition-"
(Royal Birmingham Society of Artist Gallery, Birmingham, UK)

1997
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION -Survival Energy-"
(Foyer Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK)
"VISION"
(The Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK)
"Artmix"
(Bilston Art Gallery & Museum, UK)

1995
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION -Circle Of Life-"
(The University Of Michigan, USA)

1994
"EIKO MATSUURA SOLO EXHIBITION-"I was born in Japan-"
(Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan)

Education and Training
2011 Koo Schadler Egg Tempera Painting Workshop
(Ellis School, Pittsburgh, USA)
2006-2007 Dudley College, City & Guilds Certificate in Wood Carving, UK
1996-1997 The University Of Wolverhampton, M.A. in Painting, UK
1992-1996 Kyoto Seika University, B.A. in Fine Art, Japan
1995 The University Of Michigan (Exchange student for 8 months)
1993 The Australian National University Institute Of The Arts,
Canberra School Of Art (Participated in Summer programme)

Commendations / Awards
2014 Highly Commended
(85th Annual Art Exhibition, Dudley Museum & Art Gallery)
2013 1st Prize- The Percy Hipkiss Award
(84th Annual Art Exhibition, Dudley Museum & Art Gallery)
2008 Highly Commended
( "The Next Step" MOMA Wales, UK)

Artist in Residence
2013 Summer Artist in Residence (Portico di Romagna, Italy)

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