MENYA Shoho 面屋 庄甫

  • Kyoto doll.

Born in Kyoto 1947
Chief of Amagatsu-kai Doll Studio.


  • 1985 “Modern Creative Kyoto-Doll“UNESCO head quarter,Paris, France.
  • 1989 Art Newcomer Prize of City of Kyoto
  • 1992 25th. anniversary exhibition of J. Frankel Gallery (invited) New York, U.S.A.
  • 1993 Kyoto Artistic Culture prize.
  • 1997 Memorial One man show of his succsseion “Mensho”
  • 2013 “Contemporary Kogei Styles in Japan”; Morikami Museum, Florida, U.S.A.
  • 2015 Cerabrating 400 Years of Rimpa “Living Rimpa in Kyoto Today” ; Museum of Kyoto.

Public collection

Royal House of Sweden. National museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Kyoto Prefecture Government.