Three-dimensional embroidery, Sayoko "SAYOKO KITAI EXHIBITION" SALIOT Gallery Event

From Monday, 10 June to Friday, 21 June, 2019, the SALIOT Gallery (smart LED lighting) (Mita, Tokyo), holds an exhibition of SAYOKO KITAI. Self-taught French embroidery, she created double-sided embroidery techniques incorporating Japanese embroidery.
In addition to exhibiting the dress which is a collaboration work with a fashion designer, Yumi Katsura, presented in Paris Collection and Tokyo Collection, the exhibition will feature about 200 pieces of work including kimono remakes, bags, butterflies and dragonflies, and accessories. We are very much looking forward to your visit.

image : Collaboration with YUMI KATSURA Paris Collection

Collaboration with YUMI KATSURA Paris Collection

image : Morpho helena butterfly image : Morpho helena butterfly

Morpho helena butterfly


Period: 10 June (Monday) – 21 June (Friday), 2019
Open Hours: 11:00-19:00 Mon. - Sat. (Closed on Saturdays and Sundays)
Venue: SALIOT Gallery
1F Nitten Mita Building, 3-12-14 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0073
Admission: Free Admission

Sayoko Kitai


1976 Graduate Tenkachaya Doreme Dressmaking School (Osaka College of Fashion Arts)
1987 Jan. The First Exhibition at the Cats Culture Salon, Minoridai, Matsudo-City
July In charge of costumes at Akimine Okamoto concert at Mori-No-Hall21
The Second Exhibition at the same venue
1998 Mar. Establish Rittai-shishuu Sayoko
Apr. Acquisition of the trademark registration of Rittai-shishuu Sayoko
July Exhibit as craftwork at the Peace Art Exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
2001 Exhibit at the Hobby Show
July Three-dimensional embroidery Sayoko Kitai Exhibition at Tokyu Honten Store, Shibuya
2002, 03 Exhibit at the Hobby Show
2005 Forest Friends and Three-dimensional embroidery Sayoko Exhibition at Ginza Church Gallery
2006 Feb. Three-dimensional embroidery Sayoko Exhibition dance at Matsuya Ginza
May Exhibit at the Hobby Show
2010 Handwork of Mind Exhibition -one thread, Embroidery and Quilt at Museum Eki Kyoto Isetan
2011 Exhibit Three-dimensional embroidery, the world of Kitai Sayoko Exhibition at Tomy-Yousaigakuin Gallery
2012 Exhibit Awaiting for the Dawn of Early Spring at Paris, France
2014 Mar. Paris Japanese artists Exhibition at Galerie Mona Lisa, France

Main Awards

National embroidery competition by The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd.
1989 - 1994 The Second - Sixth Exhibition, Many awards including Grand Prize and Technique
National embroidery competition by Yuzawaya
1994 - 1998 The Ninth - Thirteenth Exhibition, Many awards including Gold and Silver
Tableware Grand Prix
Awarded at the 7th Comfortable Dining Area Contest
New Creative Exhibition
Awarded 2008 Keizai Sangyo Shinpo Prize
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