CV

IKU DEKUNE

born in Tokyo
graduate from Musashino Art University, Tokyo

illustrations for books

1994 The Bath / Iku Dekune / Gakken publishing
1997 Grimm?s Fairly Tales / Brothers Grimm / Parol publishing
2001 The Sea Hare / Brothers Grimm / Parol publishing
2001 Here Comes Mr. Spring / Noriko Ochi / Suzuki publishing
2001 Anton Berry?s Long Journey / Haruki Amanuma / Suzuki publishing
2002 A Painter / Kaho Nashiki / Riron-sha publishing
2003 The Crocodile / Kaho Nashiki / Riron-sha publishing
2003 Mrs. Lucia / Hoko Takadono / Froebel-kan publishing
2004 The Postman Marco?s Long Wandering / Haruki Amanuma / Mainichi-shinbun publishing
2005 Mascia and The White Birds / Michail Bulatov / Kaisei-sha publishing
2005 Little Dwellers in Ofuton Land / Noriko Ochi / Kaisei-sha publishing
2005 Our Hats / Hoko Takadono / Froebel-kan publishing
2006 Tantara,The Grandmother from The Mountains / Naoko Awa / Shogakukan
2007 Grimm?s Fairly Tales / Brothers Grimm / Iwanami-shoten publishing
2008 The Twelve Months / Božena Němcová / Kaisei-sha
2009 The Sound of Forest / Mutsuko Watari / Nora-shoten
2010 Poetry anthology / Chuya Nakahara / Asunaro Shobo
2011 Water of Life / Karel Jaromír Erben / Albatros (Czech)
2012 Maple Leaf / Daisy Mrázková / Riron-sha publishing
2012 Christmas post / Daniel Hevier / Práh (Czech)
2012 Thay call me Leni / Zdeňka Bezděková / Albatros (Czech)
2013 Green Skips / Naoko Awa / Kaisei-sha publishing

awards

2003 Grand Prix ? Biennial of illustrations Bratislava
2006 Nippon Ehon Taisho 2005 (Best Picture Book in Japan for 2005)

solo exhibitions

1996 Gallery Yatsugatake Illust-kan / Yamanashi, Japan
1997 Kobo Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
1999 Kobo Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
2000 Puppethouse Gallery / Tokyo, japan
2000 Gallery Rema / Tokyo, Japan
2001 Kobo Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
2001 Gallery La Veintiqcuatro / Prague, Czech Republic
2003 Kobo Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
2004 Centrum Ilustrace Pisek / Pisek, Czech Reublic
2004 Bolgna Children?s Book Fair
2005 Biennial of illustrations Bratislava
2005 Museum Mori no Ouchi / Nagano, Japan
2006 Regional Galerie Liberec / Liberec, Czech Republic
2007 Kobo Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
2008 Little village museum / Nagano, Japan
2008 Minami uo city Imaizumi Museum / Nigata, Japan
2010 Kobo Gallery / Tokyo, Japan
2012 City Gallery Tachov / Tachov Czech Republic
2012 The Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo / Tokyo, Japan
2013 Kobo Gallery / Tokyo, Japan

collective exhibitions

1998 Bologna Children?s Book Fair
1999 Museum of Brother Grimm / Kasel, Steinau in Germany
2002 Biennial of Asian Illustrators / Hokkaido, Japan
2003 Biennial of illustrations Bratislava / Bratislava, Slovakia
2003 Biennial of illustrations Bratislava / Traveling exhibition in Japan
2004 12th Czech Modern Illustrations / Havličkův Brod CzechRepubric
2004 TBologna Children?s Book Fair / Traveling exhibition in Japan
2004 The world of Children?s books / Toyama, Japan
2006 Illustrater?s Wounderland / Traveling exhibition in Japan
2007 International Exhibition of Illutrations for children / Sarmede, Italy
2008 Ehon no tamatebako / Traveling exhibition in Japan
2008 Biennial of illustrations Bratislava / Traveling exhibition in Japan
2009 Blue Book Group Exhibition / Iran, Japan
2009 Museum of British Forklore / Traveling exhibition in England
2010 Connecting Eastern Europe and Japan ? The Imaginative World of Colors and Lines ? Dušan Kállay and Iku Dekune / Nagano Japan

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