Biography

1980 Born in Shiga province
2003 Graduated Tohoku Geijutsu Koka University Fine Art Department
2005 Masters Tohoku Geijutsu Koka University Research Department
2008 Kanazawa Utatsuyma Art Studio Post graduate residency completed
2011 Juridical Trust Sokeikai Special Tsukinoura atelier residency completed
2011 Working independently in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture

Competitive Exhibitions
2003   44th Annual Japan Craft Association Student Prize
2005   5th Annual Kanazawa Wan-One Exhibition Equal Grand Prize
19th Annual Art and Craft City Takaoka Art Show Theme Prize
24th Annual Lifestyle Exhibition Kumamoto Art and Craft Museum Prize
2006   62nd Annual Kanazawa City Art and Craft Exhibition Hokkoku Newspaper Chairman’s Prize
46th Annual Japan Craft Association Invited Judges Award
21st Annual Ishikawa Prefecture Contemporary Art and Craft Exhibiiton  Grand Prize
Kyoten (Kyoto Fine Arts Exhibition) Mayor’s Prize
Itami International Art and Craft Exhibition Shirayuki Itami Morohaku
2007   15th Annual Tableware Exhibition Grand Prize; Ministry of Industry and Commerce Minister’s Prize

Awards
6th Annual Kanazawa Wan-One Exhibition Equal Grand Prize
21st Annual Citizens Culture Festival Yamaguchi 2006Art Exhibition Shimonoseki Mayor’s Prize
22nd Ishikawa Contemporary Art and Craft Exhibition  Exhibition Governor’s Prize
48th Ishikawa Traditional Art and Craft Exhibition Encouragement Award

 

 

 

 

 

2008

 

・47th Japan Craft Association Maru Building Prize Sokei Association Award

・64th Annual Kanazawa City Art and Craft Exhibition

・26th Annual Asahi Contemporary Craft Exhibition Equal Grand Prize

・22nd Annual Art and Craft City Takaoka Art Show Material Prize ‘Urushi’

 

2009

 

・Osaka Art and Craft Exhibition Chairman of the Mint Prize

・55th Annual All Kansai Fine Art Show Third Place All Kansai Fine Art Award

・23rd Annual Art and Craft City Takaoka Art Show Encouragement Award

 

2010

 

・18th Annual Tableware Exhibition Grand Prize; Ministry of Commerce and Industry Minister’s Prize

・Osaka Art and Craft Exhibition  Mayor’s Prize

・Kyoten (Kyoto Fine Arts Exhibition) Nanbu Prize

 

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Lesley Kehoe