Chiaki Watanabe

渡辺 千昭

1967年より写真の道に入り、各地の山々を取材。
雑誌、新聞など刊行物に写真作品、記事を発表。
各種写真教室講師やNHK文化センター写真講師、和光大学表現学部兼任講師、日本山岳写真集団代表などを歴任。
撮影エリアは、チベット、天山、アルタイ、長白山、他中国大陸各地の秘境から、国内の奥秩父、丹沢といった身近な山々までの山岳風景、自然、民俗などを対象としている。

【個展】
1988年「丹沢」、1992年「奥秩父山行」、1993年「自然行・山景花景」他
版画家との二人展「北八ヶ岳冬景」、他国際(中国、ハンガリー)、国内での合同展、招待展など多数。
公益社団法人日本写真家協会会員、日本中国文化交流協会会員、日本中国写真芸術協会監事
Began his photography journey in 1967, exploring many locations.
Published his photographs and articles in magazines and newspapers. He conducts various photograph lectures and is a photograph lecturer at the NHK CULTURE CENTER. He is also a lecturer on expression at Wako University and a representative of the Japan Alpine Photographers Association.
He has covered mountainous landscapes, nature, folklore and many other aspects from Tibet, Tianshan, Altai, Changbai Mountain and various unexplored areas of mainland China, to the more familiar Okuchichibu and Tanzawa mountains of Japan.

Solo Exhibitions
His exhibitions covered the Tanzawa Mountains in 1988, the Okuchichibu Mountains in 1992, as well as the nature and beauty of mountains and flowers in 1993.
Mr. Watanabe was also involved in a joint exhibition with printmakers, entitled “Kita-Yatsugatake winter landscape,” as well as international exhibitions (China, Hungary), a joint exhibition in Japan, and many other exhibitions to which he was invited to show his work.
He is a member of the Japan Professional Photographers Society and the JAPAN-CHINA CULTURAL EXCHANGE ASSOCIATION as well as an auditor of the Japan-China Photo Arts Association.