b. 1938 in Gifu (J); Japanese stone sculptor, lives in Hanover.
|1958-1964||Studied at the Municipal Academy of Fine Arts in Kyoto|
|1966||Awarded a grant by the French government; Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris under Prof. Couturier|
|1967||Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna under Prof. Wotruba|
|since 1967||Various international sculpture symposia|
|1972||Grant from the Berlin scheme for artists D.A.A.D.|
|1974-1988||Teacher of stone sculpture at the Berlin University of the Arts|
|1986||Co-founder of the stone sculpture symposium in the marble quarry on Untersberg, Salzburg, that was subsequently carried on by the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts.|
|1988-2003||Professor at Hanover University of Applied Sciences|
His sculptures are chiefly in granite and labradorite and often attain monumental dimensions. The memorial in Sarajevo (2000) weighs 30 tons. Other monuments are found in Oldenburg, Larvik, Hanover, Wörthsee in Bavaria, the Botanical Gardens in Berlin, the Berlin cinerarium, Genoa, St. Wendel, St. Margarethen in Burgenland, Neumarkt (A) and Nuremberg.
Fujiwara works mostly in Norway. In Larvik, where larvikite stone is quarried, he founded the Symposium Norge in 1985 which he organizes.