Emiko Aida is a printmaker and painter living in London. She is a member of Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers. Her work is exhibited in over 10 galleries through out the U.K., the U.S.A. and Japan and in many private, public and corporate collections including the New York Public Library, USA and Guangdong Museum of Art, China. The prizes she has been awarded include: the 1982 and ‘83 Japan University of Printmaking Purchase Prize, Tokyo, the1989 L`Escargot Restaurant Award in Royal College of Art, London, the 1997 The Nordstern Award in Royal Academy of Arts, London, Purchase prize from the 16th SPACE International Print Biennial in Seoul, Korea, the 2014 Vivien Leigh Bequest Prize, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and Word Thomas Award, 2nd prize at the 2014 National Open Competition. Her works are featured in a book, “Printmakers Today” published by Schiffer Publishing (USA).

EDUCATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

1978-82

BA Fine Art, The Tokyo University of Art and Design

1982-84

MA Fine Art, The Tokyo University of Arts (Tokyo GeijutsuDaigaku)

1987-89

MA Printmaking, Royal College of Art

 EXHIBITIONS

1989

Solo Show, L`Escargot Restaurant, London

1990

Kochi International Triennial Exhibition, Ino Cho Paper Museum, Kochi / Printmaking 1990, The Small Mansion Arts Centre, London / Solo Show, Stamford Arts Centre, Stamford / Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury

1991

Watercolour Exhibition, Zella 9 Gallery, London / National Student Printmaking Competition, Sunderland Polytechnic, Sunderland

1992

The Singer & Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Gallery, London

1993

Islington Arts Factory, London / AD Fine Art Show, Barbican Art Centre, London

1996

Midland Arts Centre, Birmingham

1997

Collyer Bristow Gallery, London

1997-98

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London / The Imagination Gallery, London. / Whibley Gallery, Worting

1998-99

British International Miniature Print Exhibition, Off Central Gallery, Bristol

1998-00

Belgrave Gallery, London / Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London

2000-02

Bank Street Gallery, Seven Oak

2002

Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington

2005

Fisherton Mill, Salisbury / Solo Show, Gallery West, Tokyo, Japan

2007

The Dolphin Gallery, Kent / The Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland

2008

‘Original’ Competition, Mall gallery, London / Honor Oak Gallery, London / The Calder Gallery, West Yorkshire / Weekend Gallery, East Sussex / Florence Biennial, Italy

2009

The OXO Gallery, London / The Obsidian Gallery, Oxford / The Tavistock Centre, London / ‘Original’ Competition, Mall gallery, London / RWA, Bristle / The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle / The Weekend Gallery, Hasting / The Honor Oak Gallery, London

2010

The OXO Gallery, London / RWA, Bristle / The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle / The Weekend Gallery, Hasting / The Honor Oak Gallery, London / ‘Original’ Competition, Mall gallery, London / The Qijiang International Print Exhibition, China

2011

The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle / The Weekend Gallery, Hasting / ‘Original’ competition, Mall gallery, London 20/21 Century International Art Fair, The Royal College of Art, London / The 16th SPACE International Print Biennial in Seoul, Korea / Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition (invited), London / Dazzle, London

2012

20/21 Century International Art Fair, RCA, London / Bloomsbury Art Fair, London / Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, London / Art in Action, Oxford / Dazzle, London

2013

Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, London / Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh

2014

2015

2016

National Open Art Competition / National Original Print Competition / Affordable Art Fair Hampstead

Open National Art Competition / Burton Art Gallery, Devon / St. Barbes Museum, Lymington / The Rheged Gallery, Cambria

Bluecoat display Centre, Liverpool / For Art Sake, London / National Open Art Competition