1959   Born Wajima City Ishikawa Prefecture
1988   Graduated from the Ishikawa Prefecture Wajima Lacquer Institute
Learnt lathe techniques from father Tsuji Yoshio
1998   Commenced lacquer art
2001   Millenium Prize Lacquer Project Mitsukoshi
2004   Began the study of ‘kawari-nuri’ under the guidance of Kitamura Tatsuo
Solo exhibition at Gallery Tamamo Nanao City Ishikawa
2005   Selected Exhibitor The Lacquer Show Pola Museum Annexe Ginza Tokyo
2006   Exhibited work in ‘Aroma’ Australia-Japan Year of Exchange Official Event Hamilton Art Gallery Victoria Australia
Exhibited Wajima Lacquer Museum ‘Aroma’
Selected exhibitor 11th Annual ‘Ranpuu’ Art Exhibition Nagano Prefecture
2007   International Asian Art Fair New York Lesley Kehoe Galleries
Group Exhibition Gallery Time Ginza Tokyo
2008   International Asian Art Fair New York Lesley Kehoe Galleries
Selected Exhibitor Isehan The Return of the Edo Cosmetic Itabeni (Lipstick Palette)
2009   Prize Young Artists Create Wristwatch Dials Ginza Tenshodo 130th Anniversary Exhibition

National Gallery of Victoria Australia
Private collections Japan, Australia


Lesley Kehoe