MOTOIKE Hozen (1950-) Western-style painter. Born in Tottori Prefecture. Currently resides in Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture. Born Motoike Kazumi. Graduated from the design department of Musashino Art University. After working as a designer, he decided to become a full-fledged painter around the age of 30. In 1987 “Bokka” received a new-face award at Genten. Around 2000 he changed to abstract forms. In 2003 “Madobe” received the Prix de la Porte Lyons at a beauty revolution exhibition in Paris. In 2004 “Mon” received an award for excellence and a press kit award at a Germany-Netherlands-Belgium art exhibition. Presented “System 05” to the Thai royal family in 2005. In 2008 “Idiatone” received a Nihon Bijutsu Sensho grand prize. In 2012 “Shift” received an award for excellence at Kokubi Geijutsuten. Member of Gendai Bijutsuka Kyokai. Member of the Japan Artists Association.

Assemblage. Created in 2012. No. F20. Oil painting.


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