OZAWA Isamu

Teaching Staff (Liberal Arts Core)

尾澤勇
Title Professor
Research Fields Art education / Industrial arts education / Metalworking
Education
1990
Research Student (Metalworking), Tokyo Gakugei University
1989
Master’s (Art Education [Industrial Arts]), Tokyo Gakugei University
1987
Bachelor’s (Art Education [Industrial Arts]), Tokyo Gakugei University
Selected Professional Experience
2013-Present
Associate Professor (2013-2019); Professor (2019-Present), Akita University of Art
2005-2013
Instructor, Tokyo Gakugei University Senior High School
1999-2005
Instructor, Hiroshima University Junior and Senior High School
Recent Activities <Selected bibliography>

2020
Nihon-kogei no tayosei to kogei-kyoiku no korekara [The diversity of Japanese craft and the future of industrial arts education]. Mingu / mingei kara purodakuto dezain made: kyoiku no shiten kara [From folk art to product design: Pedagogical perspectives] (HATAYAMA Mio, SATO Masahiko, eds.), pp.309-320. Academic Research Publication

Practice report of “Visual arts / crafts” educational exchange exhibition in Akita & Finland (3): Capturing “hometown culture” from the perspective of regional commonality and dissimilarity (with ARIMA Hiroko). Japanese Journal of Arts Education (53), pp.123-130. International Society for Education through Art in Japan
2019
Gendai ni ikiru tankin no waza to hyogen [Techniques and expression in modern metal forging]. Hyomen gijutsu [Surface Finishing], 70(5), pp.260-265. Surface Finishing Society of Japan
2017-2019
Editorial assistance, Kokosei no bijutsu [Art for senior high school students] Eds. 1-3 (senior high school textbook). Nihon Bunkyou Shuppan

 

<Selected artwork submissions>

2020
Kumpu: Inori [Summer breeze: Prayer]. The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition. The National Art Center, Tokyo
2018
Hachirogata no kaze [Winds of Hachirogata]. 40th Nihon Shinkogei Exhibition. The National Art Center, Tokyo
1989-1991, 1999-2004, 2006-2013, 2018-2020
Selected, The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition. Nitten

 

<Projects selected for grants-in-aid>

2018
Hokuhoken no fudo o ikashita shishitsu, noryoku-ikusei no kiban-kenkyu: Hokuo to no zokei kyoiku koryu to hikaku kara [Research on quality and skill development in Scandinavian art and design: Comparisons and exchange with Northern Europe] (‘Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Kaken-hi)’ Type C)
2017
Finrando to no bijutsu, kogei kyoiku no koryu, hikaku o toshita Hokuhoken jinzai ikusei moderu no sakusei kenkyu [Research on the creation of a Scandinavian human resource development model through the comparison and exchange of arts and craft pedagogy between Finland and Japan] (North East Think Tank of Japan Regional Development Grant recipient). Hokkaido-Tohoku Regional Economic Research Institute
2015-2020
Finland and Japan: High school art education exchange exhibition. Nomura Foundation
Courses Taught
Industrial Arts and Education A (Education Course)
Introduction to Art Education
Introduction to Industrial Arts Education
Art Classroom Instruction (Lecture)
Art Classroom Instruction (Seminar)
Industrial Arts Classroom Instruction
Teaching Materials for the Art Classroom

 

Example Works
鍛金作品を松葉で燻して着色している制作風景 竜の歩 薫風:祈り 鍛金作品制作風景
Oxidizing with pine needles to produce coloring effects Tatsu no ho [Dragon’s step] Kumpu: Inori [Summer breeze: Prayer] (The Japan Fine Arts Exhibition; 2020) Metal forging

Further details (in Japanese) can be found at the following link: OZAWA Isamu (Japanese page)