Born in Tokyo, Japan 1965
99-23 Lecturer for Art Studio Itsukaichi Print Room, Akiruno, Tokyo, Japan
23 Opened SHIRAS STUDIO, tile specialist, at Ninomiya Town, Kanagawa, Japan
16-17 Orient Foundation Short Term Scholarship, Portugal
06-08 Lecturer for Musashino Art University, Printmaking Course, Tokyo
04-05 Orient Foundation Artistic Development Scholarship, Portugal
93-94 Visiting lecturer for Katedra Výtvarné Výchovy, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech
Invited Artist in Residence Programme of Printmaking, Art Studio Itsukaichi, Akiruno, Tokyo
1993 Higher Diploma of Fine Art, Printmaking, the Slade School of Fine Art, U.C.L., London, U.K.
1990 B.A.from woodcut, printmaking course, Musashino Art University, Tokyo
2019 "Musashino- No," Gallery Cajio, Tokyo, Japan
2017 "Azulejo Em Viagem 1998>2015," Orient Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
"A Viagem da Camelia," RATTON CERÂMICAS, Lisbon, Portugal
2015 2nd Macau International Printmaking Triennial, Macau Museum, Macau
2013 "Boarding," - Espaços – Portugal, Hillside Terrace, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Jun Shiras - Dialogue of Portuguese Azulejo," Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
2012 1st Macau International Printmaking Triennial, Old Court Building, Macau
2011 "Entrance of the World," eitoeiko, Tokyo
"Transfiguration," Gallery Brocken, Tokyo
2010 "Beleza Universal," eitoeiko, Tokyo
Group "Portugal –Arte a Poesia," GYRE, Omotesando, Tokyo
"The Little Garden of Jun Shirasu," Art Base 1 Gallery, Macau
2008 "Regresso do Oriente", RATTON CERÂMICAS, Lisbon, Portugal
2007 Premio Acqui, 8th International Biennial of Engraving, Italy " At the bottom of heart"
"A day of discovery", SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
"Garden" by Print and Tile Works, ASK? Art Space Kimura, Tokyo
2002 "Jardims Aquaticos", RATTON CERÂMICAS, Lisbon, Portugal
"Language in the Dawn", Galeria Diferença, Lisbon, Portugal
"Language in the Dawn", Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo
1998 Group Seis Artistas, Orient Foundation, Macau
1997 International Print Triennial-Krakov 1997, Poland "Life Map-Watashino umaretatokoro to aruitatokoro"
1996 Galerie na Hrade, Olomouc, Czech
1995 Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo
"Klíč od louky", Naprstek Museum, Prague
1993 Slade Printmaking, London Print Workshop, London
1991 London Group, Morley Gallery, London
2022 Curation for "Tokura - Impression by Artists", Art Studio Itsukaichi Residence Exhibition R4>2022, Akiruno, Tokyo
2021 Curation for "Messages from Artists ・ Messages from Akiruno"
Art Studio Itsukaichi Residence Exhibition 2021, Akiruno, Tokyo
2020 Stone etching workshop, Akiruno City Hall Centre, Akiruno, Tokyo
2017 Tile workshop, Orient Museum, RATTON, Lisbon, Portugal
Lecture "Edo Prussion Blue - Hand Fan", Cartright Hall, Bradford, U.K./ Galeria Diferenca, Lisbon, Portugal
"Overglaze transfer print Workshop" Macau Museum of Art
2015 AZULEJOS RATTON 1987-2015 , UMA SELECÇÃO DE JOSÉ MECO
2014 Woodcut workshop at UMPRUM academy, Prague, Czech
Artist talk at KVV, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech
Studio work at Farm studio of RATTON, Portugal
2018 "SOS Azulejo Artistic Prize," SOS Azulejo Committee Portugal / Co-prize winner RATTON Ceramicas
2011 “Joanna Abranches Pinto Prize,” Embassy of Portugal in Japan
2018 Tile panel "A Viagem da Camelia", Praca de Atendimento, Camara Municipal de Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
2007 Tile panel "Trés Jardins", Palmela station, Palmela, Portugal
Akiruno City, Tokyo
Bradford Fine Art Collection, U.K.
British Museum ( as Slade box print), U.K.
Embassy of Portugal in Japan
EU House, Tokyo, Japan
Macau Museum of Art, Macau
Machida International Print Museum, Tokyo
Nang yang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore
Naprstek Museum, Czech
National Azulejo Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
National Taiwan Normal University
Orient Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
Palacký University, Czech
Praha National Gallery, Czech
U.C.L. Strang Print Room, U.K.
Tile panel donated to EU House, MInami Azabu, Tokyo. The ceremony attended with His Excellency of Jose de Freitas Ferraz, Ambassador of Portugal, left and His Excellency of Hans Dietmar Schweisgut, Ambassador for EU.
Photo by Delegation of the EU 2012
Prize ceremony for the 1st Joana Abranches Pinto Prize. Attendancy by His Ecellency of Joao Zanatti, Ambassador of Portugal, right and Joana Abranches Pinto, middle.
Photo by A Shiras 2011