My art motif has always been flowers and women.
I am mindful to express the tone and vitality in both women and blooming flowers.
Flowers emit a power to heal and comfort even as they may wither.
I try to capture this same feeling in my images of women.
Haruko Nagata
Profile
1960
Haruko Nagata was born in Shimada-city, Shizuoka in Japan
1981
Graduated from Joshibi Junior College of Art and Design in the faculty of Sculpture Continued studying
under Prof Hiromori Kuwahara
1982
Completed Joshibi Junior College of Art and Design
First exhibit at Nika Art Exhibition (Sculpture section)
1983
Studied in France
1992
Exhibited for the first time at Nika Art Exhibition (Picture section)
1994
Awarded Special Prize at Nika Art Exhibition
(the works of“6:30p.m.”)
1995
“Nagata Haruko Drawings Exhibition” Shibuya Tokyu Department store ,Tokyo
Collaborated and published 『the message from Mozart』by Poplar.The Message from Mozart
Illustration and Artwork (create / Junko Kato by Poplar)
1999
Designed for Spring/Summer collection of Yukiko Kawasaki and continued until 2014
2001
Awarded Arts Festival Award 41th Shizuoka Prefectural Art Festival Art Exhibition
2002
Awarded Sankei Children’s Publishing Culture Award Incentive award
(”goodbye in the morning” create /Mituko Ohno by Poplar)
2003
“Wordless Book” picture books Illustration and Artwork (create / Hiro Miyagawa by Poplar)
2006
“Squirrel of Gold” picture books Illustration and Artwork (create / Ezaki Yukiko by Poplar
Attended the exhibition “Country of the Children’s World picture book” Granship “squirrel of gold”, Shizuoka
2008
Art work shop in Takayama Uichi Memorial Museum of Art, Aomori
2009
Collaboration live, IMAGIN at Asakusa Asahi Art Squire, Tokyo
2010
Nagata Haruko – in bloom – , Ginza Gallery Joshibi, Tokyo
RESISTANCE AND OBEDIENCE Joshibi University of Art and Design 110th anniversary Exhibition
2011
“Hozo Exhibition‐By members of the Joshibi sculpture education rearing period “Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store, Tokyo
” Art Gallery Collection – Exhibition girl and roses” Arakawa Gallery Arakawa, Tokyo
2012
“Joshibi Junior college of Art and Design, Fine Arts Course laboratory staff Exhibition” Gallery  Ginza Namiki Street,Tokyo
2014
“Sky full of Stars Ⅲ Art Exhibition” Gallery Arakawa、Tokyo
Present
Nika Art Exhibition member
Lecturer, Dept, of Sculpture ,the Joshibi University of Art and Design
Collection and Location
“Bloom” Nirasaki Omura Art Museum
“Mermaid”, “Wood Nymph”, “to listen to the wind,” “View the Wind” in California