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The Suntory Foundation for Arts was founded in September 2009 to commemorate the 110th anniversary of Suntory's founding. The foundation's mission is to uncover new globally significant aesthetic expressions informed by a unique Japanese sensibility toward beauty and art that has been cultivated for generations and introduce them to a global audience, as well as to seek ways of creating and expressing new values in art and music with the goal of sharing these values with the global community in the 21st century.

Overview of the Foundation

Name Suntory Foundation for Arts
Address P.O.Box 509, Ark Mori Bldg 22F, 1-12-32 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-6022, Japan
Phone 03-3582-1355
Official web site http://suntory.jp/SFA
Fiscal year April 1 to March 31
Objective Promotion of music and fine arts
Main activities Organizing concerts, exhibitions and awards, providing grants, publishing

Councilors, Directors, AuditorsAs of April 2018

Councilors Nobutada Saji (Chairman of the Board of Councilors) Chairman of Suntory Holdings Ltd.
Tamotsu Aoki Director at the National Art Center, Tokyo
Shinichiro Ikebe Composer
Toshi Ichiyanagi Composer, Artistic Director of the Kanagawa Arts Foundation
Nobuyoshi Otani Chairman of Shochiku Co., Ltd.
Tomohisa Sakai Senior Corporate Advisor of Suntory Holdings Ltd.
Shuji Takashina Art Historian,
Director at the Ohara Museum of Art,
Director of the Western art promotion foundation
Kazuhiko Terasawa
Joji Yuasa Composer
Directors Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (Director General)President of Suntoryhall,
Cellist, President of the Toho Gakuen School of Music
Shingo Torii (Director General) President at the Suntory Museum of Art, Vice Chairman of Suntory Holdings Ltd.
Satoshi Hamaoka (Managing Director) Executive Officer of Suntory Holdings Ltd.
Morihide Katayama Professor at the Keio University
Kengo Kuma Architect
Motoaki Kono Director at the Seikado Bunko Art Museum
Miyuki Shiraishi Professor at the Musashino Art University
Junichi Takeuchi Professor Emeritus of the Tokyo University of the Arts
Yuko Tanaka President at the Hosei University
Seiji Choki Professor at the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Akira Nishimura Composer, Professor at the Tokyo College of Music
Auditors Masaaki Suzuki Certified public accountant
Motohiro Mibu Vice Chairman of the Mori Arts Center