Profile : Toshihiro Hayashi

Biography Outline  
1954, May Born in Funabashi-shi Chiba-ken, JAPAN
1977, Apr. Graduated from Waseda University (Physics)
1983 Restarted photography that ceasing until school days.
1986 encountered with Mr. Kazuo Kitai (famous photographer in Japan)
1988 started independent studying black and white photography
1992 encountered with Mr.Koichiro Kurita (fine art black and white photographer lives in NY)
1993 to 1995 engaged in Kurita's workshop (in Japan and NY), mastered fine art printing.
started activity of making black and white photography for real
1997 encountered with Mr.Edward Levinson (pinhole photographer lives in Chiba-ken,Japan)
1998 Aug.

engaged in Levinson's pinhole workshop.
started pinhole photography

2007 June Leading member of "Pinhole Photographic Art Society"
2014 July Member of "The Photographic Society of Japan"
 
Writings  
2016 Nov. New "Flowing time and Playing light" published from Vissen
 
Personal Exhibition  
2000 Nov. "Pinhole FUNABASHI " (Boundary of the City) at Tokyo Photography Culture Centre (Akasaka Tokyo)
2003 Apr. - June "Urban Sentiments"(Pinhole Flair) at FOTOSHERE Gallery  New York U.S.A
2005 Apr.- May "Urban Sentiments II" at Gallery 247 Roonee   (Yotsuya Tokyo)
2005 June "Urban Sentiments II" at Gallery Maru-Sankaku-Shikaku    (Higashiyama, Kyoto)
2005 July "Urban Sentiments II" at Higashikawa Culture Gallery (Higashikawa, Hokkaido)
2005 July "Urban Sentiments II" (selected) at Michikusa-kan (Higashikawa, Hokkaido) 21th photofestival Higashikawa
2005 Aug. "Urban Sentiments II" at IPSX Magnet Gallery (Sanno-miya,chuo-ku,Kobe)
2016 Aug. New "Flowing time and Playing light" (ArtGallery M84, Ginza Tokyo)
 
Main Group Show  
1986 to 2001 Funabashi city photo Assosication's annual group show (Squere21 Funabashi)
1996, 1998, 2002, 2003 Takane and Misaki photo circle group show (Squere21 Funabashi)
2000 Nov. to Dec. "Sténopéphotographie" (Pinhole photography) La Bibliothéque Municipale de Lille, FRANCE
2001 Feb. "Haguruma Ihan" Collaboration with theater in Tokyo University Komaba campus.
2002 June 13th Art and Craft Assosication's annual Group Show : (Art garden Kawasaki, Kanagawa)
2002 Oct. to Nov. "Senza Obiettibo" Pinhole Group Show in Visionaria (Santa Maria della Scala Museum Siena, ITALY)
2003 June 14th Art and Craft Assosication's annual Group Show : (Art garden Kawasaki, Kanagawa)

2004 July to 2006 June

15th to 17th Art and Craft Assosication's annual Group Show : (Art garden Kawasaki, Kanagawa)
2006 Aug. Monbetsu (Hokkaido) "Pinhole Photo Group Show" (Monbetsu museum, Hokkaido)
2007 June "Pin Hole Lover" Group Show of the Openning Events of "Pinhole Photographic Art Society" (Prinz gallery Kyoto)
2008 May PPAS Group Show (Gallery Roonee, Yotsuya Tokyo)
2008 May

PPAS Group Show (Gallery i, Kyoto)

2008 Aug. Okhotsk-Monbetsu Pinhole Photography Festival (Monbetsu museum, Hokkaido)
2009 June PPAS Group Show "Interface" (Gallery AMS, Kyoto)
2009 June Pinhole photo group show in Azumino (Saty Toyoshina,Azumino Nagano)
2009 July Pinhole photo group show in Monbetsu (Monbetsu museum, Hokkaido)
2010 June

Pinhole photo festival in Kyushu (Kyosei no sato, Asakura Fukuoka)

2010 Aug. PPAS Group Show (Gallery Sirius, Shinjuku Tokyo)
2010 Oct. Group show (Brighton, UK)
2011 Mar. Charity Event for Tohoku Tsunami Relief at Zen Foto (Roppongi, Tokyo)
2011 June Pinhole photo festival in Kawasaki (Kawasaki citizen museum, Kanagawa)
2012 June Pinhole photo festival in Higashikawa Hokkaido (Higashikawa culture center, Hokkaido)
2013 Aug. Pinhole photo festival in Tokyo (Gallery Cosmos, Meguro Tokyo)
2014 July to Aug. Group show "Hito sorezore" (Art gallery M84, Ginza Tokyo)
2014 Nov. to Dec. Pinhole photo festival in Bibai Hokkaido ( Arte Piazza BIBAI, Hokkaido)
2015 Jan. Group show "Hito Sorezore no Art" (Art gallery M84, Ginza Tokyo)
2015 July Competition "contest of Art" 2015 early summer (Art gallery M84, Ginza Tokyo)
2015 Dec. PPAS Group Show 2015 (Gallery i, Sijyoh, Kyoto)
2016 Jan. Competition "contest of Art" 2016 early spring (Art gallery M84, Ginza Tokyo)
 
Education(workshop)  
2002 Aug. Pinhole Workshop for children and their parents (Funabashi 5 community centers' jointed project)
2003 April Pinhole Photo Workshop in New York on WPPD (FOTOSHERE Gallery New York)
2004 July Pinhole Workshop for children at Ebisu social education center (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)
2008 Aug. Supporter(Interpreter) of Lecture given by Eric Renner and Nancy Spencer (Monbetsu museum)
2008 Aug. Lecture for Toyoshina community center's "Yuh-suzumi Seminar" titled "Be healed with the slow photo -the charms of Pinhole photography-" (Azumino-city, Nagano)
2009 May Pinhole Workshop for children and their parents (Yokohama port 150 years festival jointed project) Kawasaki citizen museum
2009 July Pinhole Workshop for children and their parents (Azumino, Nagano)
2010 Aug. Miraikan (The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation ) cooperation with photos and data of pinhole photography in "Photo Wonderland" by RICOH.
2011 Aug. Pinhole Workshop for children (Nakagawa-area center, Yokohama)
 
Main Award  
1999 Jan. Funabashi Mayer Prize (first prize in monochrome class) in Funabashi annual photo festival.
2000 Jan. Millennium Photo Project Canada (Time Capsule Winner)
2002 June Prize of Art and Craft Assosication (First prize)
 
Article and Media  
1986 Asahi Newspaper (Chiba local page)
1988 Sankei Newspaper (national page)
1990 Yomiuri Newspaper (Chiba local page)
1992 Photo FUNABASHI (Funabashi city's photo public magazine) : contribution
1999 Feb. Funaabashi Asahi news paper, Funabashi citizen news paper
1999 Apr. "Planetaria" (Education soft for junior high school student ) Tokyo-Shoseki (Photos )
2000 July "SOTOKOTO" 2000 Aug. : Monthly magazine
2000 Nov. Oficial Catalogue of "Sténopéphotographie" (Pinhole photography) La Bibliothéque Municipale de Lille, FRANCE
2000 Nov. "Macfan Internet" 2000 Dec. Monthly magazine
2001 Jan. Asahi Newspaper (Chiba local page)
2001 Mar. Proceeding of Funabashicity photo Assosication : contribution
2002 June Kanagawa Newspaper
2002 Sep. Funaabashi Asahi news paper, My Town (Funabashi Yomiuri)
2002 Oct. " I T " 2002 Oct. : Quarterly magazine of Sibaura college of technology : photo and cotribution
2002 Nov. Oficial Catalogue of Pinhole Group Show in Visionaria (Santa Maria della Scala Museum Siena, ITALY)
2002 Dec. Arbeit Hokkaido, Asahikawa, Hakodate
2003 Feb. TV-Funabashi "Pinhole photographaer Toshihiro Hayashi" (Funabashi-DenkiEmaki)
on Air : Feb.6 to Feb.12 , 28 times.
2003 Apr. Japanese magazines in NYC (2 magazines and newspaper) about the exhibition and workshop.
2004 May TV-Asahi and BS-Asahi "Otona-Gokoro"
2004 July

Monthly Fureai-Mainichi (Mainichi Newspaper )

2005 Mar. "Ji'yu'da" the Jounal for the members of OMC card.
2005 Apr. Tokyo Newspaper
2005 July Gakken CAPA "Be a Photographer"
2005 Aug. Jounal of Nihon Camera (gravure 7 photopages and comments)
2007 Aug. "Subarashiki Mania no Sekai" Ranai Kuga (Fusohsha Bunko) : paperback
2008 Apr. The first issue of "Jounal of the Pinhole Photographic Art Society" (Essay)
2008 Aug. Hokkai-Minyuh news paper etc. (Monbetsu Hokkaido)
2008 Aug. Public relations magazine of Azumino-city (Nagano)
2009 Mar. The 2nd issue of "Jounal of the Pinhole Photographic Art Society" (Pinhole photo)
2009 June Azumino Citizen Times
2010 Mar. The Third issue of "Jounal of the Pinhole Photographic Art Society" (Pinhole photo)
2010 Aug. Interview by PhotoStage no.92
2011 Mar. The 4th issue of "Jounal of the Pinhole Photographic Art Society" (Pinhole photo and Essay)
2011 Aug. TV-Yokohama cable, about Pinhole Workshop for children at Nakagawa area center.
2011 Dec. PhotoMagazin "PHaTPHOTO" issue Jan.-Feb. 2012 "How to make the pinhole camera"
2012 Mar. The 5th issue of "Jounal of the Pinhole Photographic Art Society" (Pinhole photo)
2013 Dec. The 6th issue of "Jounal of the Pinhole Photographic Art Society" (Pinhole photo)
2016 July New

"Gallery" 2016 Aug. ( Monthly Art magazine) This month's exhibition 50+

2016 July New Jounal of "Photo technic digital" 2016 Aug. (Genkousha) --- Information of my exhibition.
2016 July New

Many internet magazines announce my exhbition ( such as "Ginza Sinbun"news", "livedoor news", "IT life back", "Tokyo Artbeat",
"Digicame watch", "Let's enjoy Tokyo", " Ameba news", "Koten navi", "ART SQUARE" etc.

2016 July New Yomiuri newspaper July 29 (Chiba version) --about my pinhole photo exhibition--
2016 Aug. New Funabashi Yomiuri Aug. 6 (Top page with color) --about my pinhole photo exhibition--
2016 Aug. New Sankei newspaper Aug.7 (Chiba version with color) --about my pinhole photo exhibition--
2016 Aug. New ChibaNippo newspaper Aug.8 --about my pinhole photo exhibition--
2016 Aug. New ChibaNippo newspaper Aug.29 "Hito Moyou" --about my pinhole photo career--
 
Collective  
2000 Sep. Alliance Capital: (New York, USA)
2002 Nov. Visionaria Siena ITALY
2008 Aug. Azumino Toyoshina Citizen Hall
2010 July Kurokawa INN Museum "Kyosei no Sato"
2011 Mar. Pastrays Gallery (Yokohama)
 
Internet  
1999 Feb Pinhole Photographer Directory (Pinhole vision http://www.pinholevisions.org/)
2000 June Zeroimage.com Online gallery (Gallery4 http://www.zeroimage.com)
2000 Aug. NOW TV (WebTV based in London)
2000 Oct. "Photographers of choice" writen by Toshiyuki Shinohara the director of TPCC
(wirtten in Japanese)
2001 to 2004 World wide Pinhole Photography Day http://www.pinholeday.org/
2001 Dec. Sketch of Gradation Guest photographer of Koji Nishida's website (online gallery)
2003 July Tokyu Hands WEB link
2006 Aug. - "All about Japan" and "Goo kids"
2009 Oct. Pinhole Photographer Directory on Poland http://fotografiaotworkowa.pl/
2011 Aug. Magazin corner of the above http://fotografiaotworkowa.pl/ofotografii.php?p=9&c=4&s=2
2011 Nov. - Photo Art & Craft

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