Biography

1957   Born in Komatsu city, Ishikawa prefecture
1980   Studied under Iida Seppu

Exhibitions
1984   Selected 40th Kanazawa Art and Craft Exhibition and continuously thereafter
1986   Selected 14th Chunichi International Ceramic Art Exhibition
1987   Selected 15th Chunichi International Ceramic Art Exhibiton,
Exhibited Tokyo Nihonbashi Takashimaya “Geometrical Fun Vessels”
1988   Prize winner 44th Kanazawa Art and Craft Exhibition, thereafter 5 times prize winner,
Selected 44th Ishikawa Prefecture Contemporary Art Show: thereafter continuously selected
1989   Selected 28th Japan Contemporary Art and Craft Exhibition: thereafter continuously selected
Prize winner 28th Hokuriku Chunichi Art Exhibition
1990   Selected 22nd Nitten, thereafter selected 10 times
1991   Established kiln in Komatsu
1993   Grand Prize Winner 49th Ishikawa Prefecture Contemporary Art Exhibition
1997   Exhibited “Best National Artists “at Tokyo Daum Tableware,
Grand Prize Winner “Kanazawa-wan” and thereafter two more times Contemporary Art Award 36th Japan Contemporary Art and Craft Exhibition
1998   Prize Winner Public Offering Art Exhibition Kenrokuen Chakai, thereafter two more times
2001   Hokkoku Prize Winner 57th Ishikawa Prefecture Contemporary Art Exhibition, 3 x winner
2002   Ishikawa Prefecture Workers Art Show – Judge
2003   Japan Contemporary Art and Craft Exhibition – Founder Members Award.
2004   International Asian Art Fair, Lesley Kehoe Galleries, New York, 05’,06’,07’
2005   International Art & Design Fair, Lesley Kehoe Galleries, New York, 06, 07’
44th Japanese Contemporary Art & Craft Competition, Judge
61st Japanese Art Competition, Judge
2007   SOFA (sculpture, object, functional art), NY, Lesley Kehoe Galleries

Memberships
Nitten Non-regular member (kaiyuu – selected over 10 times) Member Contemporary Art and Craft Association
Member Ishikawa Prefecture Ceramic Association
Member Komatsu Artists’ Association
Member Kanazawa Art and Craft Association

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Lesley Kehoe