Kyoko KUMAI 熊井 恭子


All of lives made by infinite countless cells. NAYUTA means infinite countless. I am expressing the world of expanding cells.


1966 graduated from Tokyo National University of Arts Tokyo Japan

1987 13th Lausanne International Tapestry Biennial, Switzerland

1987〜 1st,2nd,3rd,5th International Textile Competition Kyoto Japan 6th Juror

1991 One Person Exhibition at Museum of Modern Art New York

1995 “Japanese Fiber Arts”, Victoria and Albert Museum, London UK

1997〜 2005 “Challenge of Materials” Science Museum, London UK

1998 9th International Tapestry Triennial Lodz, Poland,10th 13th Juror

2001 “TEXTURAL SPACE” three Venues, UK

2011〜2016 ”Fiber Futures” USA & Europe eight countries

2018 6th Riga International Textile and Fiber Art Triennial Latvia

2018 Solo Exhibition at Japanese Art and Technology Museum Krakow Poland

2019 9th Sebastopol International Fiber Art Biennial USA

2019 11th International Mini Textile Biennial Vilnius Lithuania