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Sanae Hattori Oeuvre

Born in Tokyo Japan. Sanae studied at Joshibi University Art and Design and majored in Japanese Embroidery.
Sanaefs creations include around 60 of works that are prize winnings or special invitees at International contests held around the world. Sanae is a pioneer of "Uchikake Quilt Fashion Show" which started in America since the early 90fs and came under the spotlight in quilterfs world - they have been presented 12 times in Japan and 7 times outside of Japan. Exhibitions held at Okura Museum of Art, O Art Museum, The Museum of Art, Ehime, Furukawa Art Museum and many more museums across the globe.

Sanae has been a lecturer at Joshibi University Art and Design, American Club in Japan and many other seminars. There are 11 Japanese published books of her works, and 2 front covers on American published books of collection of International quilts.  Television appearances varies from Sangetsu TV commercial, NHK's "Ohayo Nippon" and "Oshare Kobo", and TV Asahi's "Tetsuko's Room".  Numerous newspaper and magazine articles featured Sanae and her work over the years.

Sanaefs world have reached to multiple audience that are not limited to quilters. 
She has been commissioned to create a piece for the Royal Wedding of Crown Princess Masako of Japan and also commissioned to design Japanese sumo wrestlerfs formal attire; kesho-mawashi.

Sanaefs works were selected for the product catalogue of Canon Bubble Jet Textile Printing System.  Canon also produced printed fabric products of her work to showcase the colour range of Canonfs industrial textile printing system.

History:
1978 Founded a Patchwork Quilt School, SANAE Art Studio Co., Ltd.

1980 - 2016 Held over
80 solo exhibitions and fashion shows around the world. Presented countries include Japan, America, China, Canada, England, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Spain, Denmark, Holland, Australia, Taiwan, and Korea.

1986 - 2003 Won 28 prizes in 14 years at the International Quilt Festival in U.S.A. during the years she had entered.

1986 Won prizes for gSoaring Craneh, gFraming Drumh and gWeeping Cherry Branchesh in the gHands All Around Divisionh of the 12th International Quilt Festival held in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. The above three masterpieces were adopted in gHands All Aroundh a collection of top quilts from 25 countries and published by E.P. Dutton of New York. gSoaring Craneh was selected for the book cover. With this achievement she won the Blue Ribbon Prize.


Hands All Around: Quilts from Many Nations
Bishop, Robert; Leman, Bonnie; Bresenham, Karey P.
Published by E P Dutton, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1987

1988 Won the Special Prize, as the only artist from outside Western countries, with gDragon Godh, representing Japan at The 1st Europe Quilt Expo held in Salzburg, Austria. The prize was for gBest Expressing the Quilting Tradition or Cultural Influences of Its Home Countryh.

Held an exhibition in Vancouver, Canada. Exhibited 20 masterpieces at the convention Centre and three other locations.


Dragon God, Sanae H., 1988
Prize winner at the 1st Europe Quilt Expo

1989 Won a prize as the country winner, with her gWaiting for Springh at the Great American Quilt Festival, an International contest held in New York. The same exhibition went around 13 countries for 3 years after being exhibited in New York.

gSnow on the Bamboo Leavesh won the Gold Award of Merit in the AIQA International Contest of the 15th International Quilt Festival.

1990 Invited to the audience with Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, and commentated on Sanaefs works.


Sanae with Queen Margrethe II of Denmark

gThe Sanae Hattori Exhibitionh toured 4 major cities in Japan.

A talk show TV appearance on TV Asahi's "Tetsuko's Room".

1991 Invited to the audience with the Empress Dowager of Denmark, the Queen of Greece and Ms. Hanako the Princess Hitachi, and commentated on Sanaefs works.
gSanae Hattori Quilt Art Exhibitionh at 9 major cities in Japan.TV appearance in Sangetsu Corporationfs TV commercial with her work.

1992 Commissioned to design a formal ceremonial ornamental apron (kesho-mawashi) for a newcomer Sumo wrestler gNaminohanah.

1993 Commissioned to create a piece for the Royal Wedding of Crown Princess Masako of Japan which was requested by princessfs grandmother.

1994 6 masterpieces were invited as special exhibition items to the gMasterpiece Exhibition of World Representative Artistsh at The 4th Europe Quilt Expo held in Karlsruble, and at the Maxburg Museum in Heidelberg, Germany.

Produced a film gSanae Hattori: World of Beautyh a film where entire location took place in Germany, including at the Neuschwanstein Castle.

1995 gUchikake Kimono Quilt Fashion Showh at Sydney Opera House in Australia.


Uchikake Kimono Quilt Fashion Show at Sydney Opera House

Designed wedding costumes using Nishijin-ori from Kyoto, Japan.

1996 Held gUchikake Kimono Quilt Fashion Showh at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, and at the Dijon Opera House in France.

gRoyal Rosesh and gDrums and Misth were invited as special exhibition items representing Japanese artists in the gTextile Museum Exhibitionh in Lyon, France.

gUchikake Kimono Quilt Fashion Showh at the Laforet Harajuku Museum in Tokyo, Japan.

1997 gJewel of Flower Ih was invited as special exhibition at the International Fashion Show in the 23rd International Quilt Festival held in Houston, U.S.A., the piece then to be exhibited in several countries over following 3 years.

Designed kimono sashes using Nishijin-ori from Kyoto, Japan.
Sanaefs designs were selected for the product catalogue of Canon Bubble Jet Textile Printing System.

1998 Won a prize for gJewellery of Ludwig IIh at the The 6th Europe Quilt Expo held in Austria. gJewellery of Ludwig IIh was invited as special exhibition items to the Maxburg Museum in Heidelberg, Germany.

The world first evening gLight-up Quilt Exhibitionh at Kodai Temple in Kyoto Japan.

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Light-up Quilt Exhibition at Kodaiji Temple in Kyoto

Designed wedding costumes using Nishijin-ori from Kyoto, Japan for the second time.

1999 gJewellery of Ludwig IIh was invited as special exhibition items to the International Quilt Market in New Orleans, U.S.A.

2001 gRomanesque Cherry Blossomh was chosen as the first Japanese artist to be a part of the permanent collection of Art & Design Museum in New York, U.S.A.
2002 "Romanesque Cherry Blossom" was invited as a special exhibition item to "Six Continents of Quilts: The American Craft Museum Collection" in New York, New York, U.S.A.

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Romanesque Cherry Blossom, Sanae H., 2001

The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and New York Daily News published news articles on the "Romanesque Cherry Blossom".

2003 "A Tub for Shell Coupling Game" toured in America, Australia, Holland, Denmark, and France.

"Uchikake Noh Dance" event at Noh Theatre of MOA Museum of Art.

2004 gUchikake Grapes" was invited as a special exhibition item to The 9th Europe Quilt Expo in The Hague, Holland, and also toured America and Europe.

2005 "Uchikake Quilt Fashion Show" at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.
2006 "Japanese Design" exhibition in New York, New York, U.S.A.

2007 "Quilt Yoroi Fashion Show" in Osaka, Japan.

2008 gUchikake Kimono Quilt Fashion Showh at Sydney Opera House in Australia for the second time.

2009 "Japanese Beauty: Flowers of Quilt" exhibition at Furukawa Art Museum in Nagoya, Japan.

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"Japanese Beauty: Flowers of Quilt" exhibition at Furukawa Art Museum

2010 gSanae Hattori the Great Japan Show: Uchikake Kimono Quilt Fashion Showh at Teatro Armida, Sorrento Italy.

gSanae Hattori Textile Craftsh exhibition at The Museum of Art, Ehime, Japan.

 gSanae Hattori Japan Quilt Show: Uchikake Kimono Quilt Fashion Showh at Expo Shanghai in China.

2011 gSanae Hattori Textile Craftsh exhibition at Okura Museum of Art, Toranomon Tokyo, Japan.  Featuring the world premier Buddha series and Indigo dyed fabric from Edo Period series.

2012 gSanae Hattori Textile Craftsh exhibition at Tokyu Department Storefs flagship store in Shibuya Tokyo, Japan.

2014 gSanae Hattori Colour with Fabric: Japanese Designh exhibition at Ginza Kanematsu Hall in Ginza Tokyo, Japan.

gSanae Hattori Spain Exhibitionh at Seville, Spain.

gSanae Hattori Japan Quilt Fashion Show 2014h at Curian Hall in Shinagawa Tokyo, Japan.

2014 ? 2015 gSanae Hattori Textile Craftsh exhibition at Kiunkaku (Atami City registered intangible cultural asset) in Atami, Japan.

2016 gSanae Hattori Textile Craftsh exhibition at O Art Museum, Osaki Tokyo, Japan. 


Publications:

1985 The Quilt Japan, published by Gakken

1987 Japanese Design Patchwork Quilt, published by Fujin Seikatsu-Sha

1990 The Quilt World of Sanae Hattori, published by Asahi Shimbun Publishing

1991 Sanaefs Quilt Art, published by Gakken

1992 Sanae Hattori Japan Quilt, published by Kyoto Shoin

1996 World of Beauty by Sanae Hattori, published by Chuokoron-Shinsha

1998 Japanese Design Japan Quilt Story, published by Kyoto Shoin

1998 The Quilt World of Sanae Hattori, published by Nihon Keizai Shimbunsha

2002 Japanesque Quilt Story, published by Nihon Vogue-Sha

2004 Sanae Hattori Quilt Renaissance, published by NHK Shuppan

2007 Design of Japanesque Quilt, published by Sekai Bunkasha





Design of
Japanesque Quilt

Sekai Bunkasha

 

 




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