writer PERSONAL DETAILS OF SANJIRO MINAMIKAWA

Name and first names : Sanjiro MINAMIKAWA
Place and date of birth : Mie prefecture, 14 September 1945
Nationality : Japan
Present occupation : Photographer and writer

AWARDS AND DECORATION

1996 Honour of Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin
1993 Badge of Honour in Gold of the Austrian National Tourist Office
1986 Annals Award of the Photographic Society of Japan
1980 New Comers Award of the Photographic Society of Japan

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2005Exhibition at KATO GALLERY in Tokyo < The Icon Road >
2004Exhibition at PARAMITAMUSEUM in Mie < The Icon Road >
Exhibition at KATO GALLERY in Tokyo < Hommage á Van Gogh >
Exhibition at FUJI PHOTO SALON in Tokyo, Hiroshima, Nagoya < Depuis ma Fenêtre >
2002Exhibition at SOGO MUSEUM in Yokohama < Château de Versailles >
2001Exhibition at WAKO HALL in Tokyo < Château de Versailles >
2000Exhibition at OMORI BELL-PORT in Tokyo < The Icon Road / Millennium >
1999Exhibition at ISE ART FOUNDATION GELLERY in New York < 100 Artists in their Atelier >
Exhibition at OMORI BELL-PORT in Tokyo < Caffée en Europe >
1998Exhibition at OMORI BELL-PORT in Tokyo <100 Artists in their Atelier >
Exhibition at KATO GALLERY in Tokyo < Artists in their Atelier >
1997Exhibition at WAKO HALL in Tokyo < The Icon Road >
Exhibition at KATO GALLERY in Tokyo < The Icon Road >
Group PRO-4 exhibition at FUJI PHOTO SALON in Tokyo and Osaka < Flying Dragon to China >
1996Exhibition at CHURCH ORATOIRE in Beaune, France < La Routede Grand Cru >
Exhibition at HOTEL DE REGION DU BOURGOGNE at Dijon, France < La Route de Grand Cru >
Exhibition at SOGO MUSEUM in Yokohama <100 Artists in their Atelier >
Exhibition at Mie Culture Center in Mie <100 Artists in their Atelier >
Exhibition at PRINTEMPS GINZA in Tokyo < Portrait of Mystery & Detective Novelists of the World >
1994Exhibition at PRINTEMPS GINZA in Tokyo <100 Artists in their Atelier >
1993Exhibition at JCII PHOTO SALON in Tokyo < Mystery & Detective Novelists of the World >
Group PRO-4 exhibition at FUJI PHOTO SALON in Tokyo and Osaka < Artists >
1992Exhibition at NIKON SALON in Tokyo and Osaka < Jeunes Filles de Grande Famille >
Exhibition at FUJI PHOTO SALON in Tokyo and Osaka < Caffée en Europe >
1991Joint exhibition at TOKYU DEPARTMENT STORE in Tokyo < Vienna >
1987Exhibition at FUJI PHOTO SALON in Tokyo and Osaka < The End of Century in Vienna >
Exhibition at MESSE PLAST in Vienna, Austria < Japanese Artists in his Atelier >
1985Exhibition at FUJI PHOTO SALON in Tokyo and Osaka < Mystery & Detective Novelists of the World >
Exhibition at NIKON SALON in Tokyo and Osaka < Monastery of Romania >
Exhibition at CANON SALON in Tokyo < Winter in Paris >
1984Exhibition at UBASE MUSEUM in Bremen, Germany < Japanese Artists in his Atelier >
Exhibition at LANDES MUSEUM VOLK UND WRTSCHAFT in Dusseldorf, Germany < Japanese Artists in his Atelier >
1983Exhibition at WAKO HALL in Tokyo < Japanese Artists in his Atelier >
1980Exhibition at FUJI PHOTO SALON in Tokyo and Osaka < Craftsmen in Europe >
1978Exhibition at SHINJUKU NIKON SALON in Tokyo < Portraits of 50 European Artists >
1977Exhibition at GINZA NIKON SALON in Tokyo < Portraits of 50 European Artists >
1970-Present, Free lance photographer and writer
1969-19701969-1970 Staying in Paris and travel around Europe
1966-1969Photographer of GRAPH-SHA CO, LTD.
1966SOICHI OHYA Tokyo Mass-Communication Institute
1964-1966Tokyo Collage of Photography

BOOKS

" William Morris's Heaven " (2005) , " Dans le jardin de Monet " (2004) , " Hommage á Van Gogh " (2003) , " The road of Helman Hesse " (2002) , " Château de Versailles " (2001) , " The Icon Road " (1997) , " Dotaku no nazo " , " La Route de Grand Cru " (1996) , " 100 Artists in their Atelier " (1994) , " Young Ladies of the Grand Families " , " Portraits of an Empress-Catherine Great of Russia " (1996) , " Portraits of an Empress-Elisabeth of Austria " (1994) , " Photo Story of Hapsburg " (1993) , " Mystery and Detective Novelists of the World " (1985) , " The Japanese Artists in his Atelier " (1983) and etc.

COLLECTION

Japan Camera and Optical Instruments Inspection and Testing Institute
Tokyo Institute Polytechnics
Okada Foundation

CONTACT ADDRESS

SUN-STUDIO: #606, 5-1-14 Hiroo Shibuya-ku Tokyo, 150 Japan
FAX:+81-3-3 34 86 45 51