Joshibi High School of Art and Design
|Joshibi High School of Art and Design|
|1-49-8 Wada, Suginami, Tokyo
|Number of students||1026(2012)|
|Website||Joshibi High School of Art and Design|
Joshibi High School of Art and Design was established in 1915 as an affiliated school with Joshibi University of Art and Design. Bunzo Fujita(Sculptor and former Professor of Tokyo University of the Arts) was appointed to the first school principal.
Joshibi has a roll of 1026 girls in 2012 from the ages of 13 to 18 and has special emphasis on fine arts and design studies as a secondary school. Masaaki Ogawa(Engraver and former Professor of Joshibi University of Art and Design) was appointed to the school principal in 2013.
There are variety of school events throughout the years, such as art exhibitions, painting competitions, public art/designe competitions, painting trips, school trip, and athletic day.
An art festival held in October called Joshibisai (女子美祭?)(or Bisai (美祭?), is the largest school event for Joshibi students displaying art and design works, performing creative exhibition, sporting and cultural events.
- Nagi Noda (Creator, art director)
- Yuni Yoshida (Creator, art director)
- Rei Betsuyaku (Illustrator)
- Yoshiko Mita (Actress)
- Kaori Momoi (Actress)
- Chikako Kaku (Actress)