Etsuko Nakatsuji 中辻 悦子


After working as an advertisement designer, Etsuko Nakatsuji, held her first solo exhibition in Tokyo Gallery in 1963 which was followed by solo exhibitions in various other locations. For more than 50 years, she has been active in many fields, those of paintings, sculpture and printmaking, etc, with “hitogata (the human form)” as her primary motif. She has also achieved international acclaim, as testified by the international awards she had received: 1998, First Prize, the Contemporary Prints Competition Exhibition; 1999, the Grand Prize at Biennial of Illustration Bratislava (BIB).