Artist's Profile (Other ceramics)
Takeichi Kawai
[Born and death year] 1908-1989 Died at 82 years old
[Native place] Yasuki, Shimane
[Experience]
1927
He trained himself at kiln of Kanjiro Kawai (uncle).
1949
He entered Kokugakai group.
1953
He became independent from kiln of an uncle.
1959-
He started an exhibition of own works from this year.
1964
He held an exhibition of own works in Sydney, Melbourne, New Zealand and Wellington.
1978
He held "The exhibition of the 50th anniversary making earthenware" in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Okayama and Yokohama.
Tatsuzo Shimaoka
[Title] The Living National Treasure
[Born and death year] 1919-
[Native space] Tokyo
[Experience]
1941
He became pupil of famous Shoji Hamada as ceramist of Mashiko pottery.
1954
He built his kiln in Mashiko.
1962
He was awarded the Prize of The Japan Folk Crafts Museum.
1994
He was awarded the gold prize in Japan Ceramic Society.
1996
He was authorized the Living National Treasure.
1999
He was given decoration.

He held lecture and an exhibition of own works in U.S.A., Canada, Australia, Germany, England and New Zealand.