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Chiyu Uemae
1920
Born in Oku-Ohno Village, Nakagun, Kyoto.
1933 - 37
Worked for wash and repair shop of Kyozome.
Learned about illustration and Chinese painting, by the correspondence course.
1938
Run away from home to be an artists. He led a vagabond life in Kobe and Yokohama.
1940
Worked for the Navy in Maizuru. And learned about arts by art books.
1942
Converted to the western style painting.
Participated in the formation of the "Tsurubikai" in Maizuru.
1944
Became a soldier, and faced the end of the second world war in Hachijojima.
1946
Worked for Nippon Express in Maizuru.
1947
Submited his painting to the first exhibition of Nikikai.
"Evening Scene of Maizuru Bay" became a winning work.
Went to Kyoto Kansai Bijustuin, and studied under Shigetaro Kuroda.
1950
Worked as a driver of crane truck of Kawasaki Shipyard in Kobe.
1951
First exhibition at Nishi-Manazuru Library.
1953
Studied under Jiro Yoshihara.
1954
Participated in the formation of the "Gutai" (Concrete Art Association).
Genbi Exhibition (2nd) at Matsuzakaya,Osaka
Modern Art Exhibition (4th)
1955
Japan Independants Exhibition (7th)
1956
Yomiuri Independants Exhibition (8th)
1958
New World of Art Exbition (Takashimaya,Osaka)
Concrete New York Exhibition at Martha Jackson Gallery. (NewYork,America)
Asahi Newface Exhibition (2nd) at Takashimaya,Osaka
1964
Trend of Contemporary Art Exhibition at The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.
1966
Exhibition "Gutaibinaikoteka"
1976
Paticipated in GE Exhibition.
1982
Exhibition at Osaka Contemporary Art Center.
1985
"Storm of Painting" Exhibition at The National Museum of Art, Osaka.
1986
Contemporary Art "Section of string and cloth" Exhibition at Spiral Garden, Tokyo.
1988
Exhibition at Osaka Contemporary Art Center.
1989
"Yamamura collection of phantom" Exhibition at Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo.
1990
"Japanses Concrete Group of avant-garde art in 50's" at Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Modern (Rome,Italy).
"Osaka Triennale 90" at My Dome Osaka.
1992
Chiyu Uemae Self Selection Exhibition at ABC Gallery, Osaka.
1992 - 93
Gutai Exhibition 1-2-3 at Ashiya City Museum of Art & History.
1996
10 years of Avant-Garde Artists Exhibition at Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo.
1998
45 years of Chiyu Uemae Exhibition at Gallery Kuranuki, Osaka.
1999
Chiyu Uemae Exhibition at Osaka Contemporary Art Center.
2001
Gutai Exhibition in Paris at Musée Le Jeu de Paume, France.
Exhibition(prints) at Galley 1100 in New York.
2002
"Paper and Contemporary Art of Asia" Exhibition at Fukui Fine Art Museum.
2004
50th Aniversary of GUTAI Exhibition at Hyogo Prefectural Mueum of Art.
2005
Exhibition "Chiyu.Uemae and GUTAI Art Association" at Fukuoka Art Museum.
2006
Exhibition "World of Chiyu.Uemae" at CASO Museum, Osaka.
2007
Exhibition of New Prints at Gallery LADS, Osaka.
Collection of The National Museum of Art, Osaka.
2008
Exhibition "Gutai to Contemporary" at Gallery LADS, Osaka.
Exhibition "GUTAI and after"at DOKA Contemporary Arts, Tokyo.
Exhition of 3 Artists at Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Mie.
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