Timeline

1960
Born in Boston, Massachusetts
1983
Bucknell University, B.A., Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
1984
Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, M.F.A., Tokyo
1992
Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Doctorate, Tokyo
Lives and works in New York, New York
COLLECTIONS:
Contemporary Museum of Tokyo
Nerima Museum of Art, Tokyo
Oxford House, Taikoo Place, Hong Kong
Sato Museum
St. Louis Art Museum
Tamaya Corporation
Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
Yamaguchi Prefecture Museum
Ten-do Museum, Yamagata, Japan
Kanagawa Prefectural Museum, Japan

Exhibitions

2008
"Charis", Dillon Gallery, New York City
2005
Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery, Osaka, Japan (solo)
2004
The Splendor of the Medium, Kristen Frederickson Contemporary, New York (solo)
2003–2004
The Still Point, Takashimaya Gallery, Tokyo, Osaka, Japan (solo)
2003
Golden Pines, Dillon Gallery, Oyster Bay, New York (solo)
2003
Four Quartets, Kristen Frederickson Contemporary, New York (solo)
2003
The WRONG Exhibit, Birmingham, U.K.
2002
"The Return of Beauty," Kristen Frederickson Gallery, New York
2002
"WATERwalks" Ise Cultural Foundation, New York
2002
"Columbines" Gallery at Matsuya Ginza, Tokyo (solo)
2002
"Gravity and Grace" Bellas Artes, Santa Fe, NM (solo)
2002
"Makoto Fujimura" (with sound installation by Mamoru) Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery, Osaka (solo)
2001
TriBeCa Temporary Exhibits, New York
2001
"Art as Prayer", Cooper Union Gallery, New York
2001
Laurel Tracey Gallery, Gravity and Grace, Red Bank, NJ (solo)
2001
Dillon Gallery 'Makoto Fujimura,' Oyster Bay, New York (solo)
2001
Daidan Gallery 'Makoto Fujimura,' Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC (solo)
2001
'The Burning Bush,' Engstrom Galleria, Taylor University, Indiana (solo)
2001
'Quince,' Narthex and Stairwell Gallery, St. Peters Church, New York (solo)
2001
'New York Works,' Barrington Center for the Arts, Gordon College, Massachusetts (solo)
2000
'Altarpiece,' St. James Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, New York (solo)
2000
'St. John Project,' Dillon Gallery, New York (solo)
2000
'Makoto Fujimura: Retrospective II,' Sen Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
2000
'Millennium Exhibition,' Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York (solo)
2000
'One Hundred Years of Nihonga,' Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music Museum, Tokyo
1999
Tokyo Station Invitational, Tokyo
1999
'Makoto Fujimura: Retrospective I,' Sen Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
1999
Fifth Annual Invitational Exhibition, Dillon Gallery New York, NY
1998
Contemporary Museum of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan
1998
Contemporary Nihonga, Nerima Museum Tokyo, Japan
1998
Nature in Art, Sato Museum Tokyo, Japan
1998
'Hours,' Dillon Gallery, New York (solo)
1998
Last 'Hisho' Exhibit, Tamaya Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
1998
'Makoto Fujimura,' Gallery You, Kyoto (solo)
1998
'Makoto Fujimura (travelling exhibition) ,' Kawarahara Gallery, Kyoto (solo)
1998
110th Anniversary of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Matsuzakaya, Tokyo
1998
Contemporary Nihonga Exhibit, Contemporary Museum of Tokyo, Tokyo
1998
Collections Exhibit, Nerima Museum, Tokyo
1998
Mitsukoshi Museum Invitational, Tokyo
1998
Makoto Fujimura, Gallery You Kyoto, Japan
1998
Hours, Dillon Gallery New York, NY
1998
Hisho, Tamaya Gallery Tokyo, Japan
1997
Images of Grace, Dillon Gallery New York, NY
1997
'A City of God: Makoto Fujimura Retrospective,' Sato Museum, Tokyo
1997
Black or White, Dillon Gallery New York, NY
1997
Neo-Rimpa, Robert Kushner, , Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery Osaka, Japan
1996
New York Works, Dillon Gallery New York, NY
1994
New Works from New York, Takashimaya Contemporary Gallery Tokyo, Japan

Literature

2001
'Off the Walls' - Worldwide Challenge Magazine
2000
'That Final Dance - Essay on Form and Content', It Was Good- Making Art to the Glory of God, Square Halo Books
2000
'St. John's Project', Dillon Gallery Press
1998
'Hours', Dillon Gallery Press
1998
'On the Cover', International Art Now Gallery Guide, November
1998
Margaret Moorman, 'New York Reviews', Art News, November
1997
'Images of Grace', Dillon Gallery Press
1996
'New York Works', Dillon Gallery Press
1995
Jim Heintz, 'Japanese Painters Look to the Past', Associated Press, May 22
1995
George Melrod, 'Openings: Future History', Art and Antiques, May
1995
Gerard Haggerty, 'Reviews', ArtNews, November
1995
Robert Kushner, 'Reviews', Art in America, December