|Japanese Tea Ceremony Items Artist's Profile|
|Moriyuki Ando|| |
[Born and death year] 1944-
[Native place] Mizunami city, Gifu
He studied with Sakuzo Hineno of ceramics designer.
He opened Hyakuyo kiln.
His work was selected at The Asahi Ceramics Exhibition.
He won the Encouragement Award at The 9th National Traditional Craft Exhibition.
He was certified to the traditional craftsmen.
|The 2nd Shunji Kato|| |
[Born and death year] 1892 - 1979
[Native place] Seto city, Aichi
He assumed master's name of the 2nd Shunji Kato as successor.
And he was working as exclusive craftsman of the Matsuoryu later.
He has built Kannon for the war dead memorial.
He was recognized as intangible cultural heritage as potter Oribe and Old Seto in Aichi prefecture.
|The 30th Tozaburo Kato|| |
He was selected as the ceramist that was conserved art.
His works were selected five times at The Nitten.
|Yaemon Kato|| |
[Born and death year] 1942-
[Native place] Kasahara town, Gifu
He was born as the 3rd son of Juemon Kato.
He learned a ceramic art from his father.
He opened his kiln in the near of Yashichida kiln.
|Tozo Konishi|| |
|The 13th Tobe Tahara|| |
[Title] Japan Craft Society Regular Member
[Born and death year] 1951-
[Native place] Hagi city, Yamaguchi
He completed the Musashino Art University Graduate School.
Two years, he studied under teacher Shigetoshi Nakazato.
He founded the Goyo group under teacher Toyozo Arakawa.
He donated the Kazu Chawan to the Todaiji Temple.
He donated the vase to the Ise Shrine.
He was winning to the Traditional Japanese Crafts Exhibition.
He succeed to the 13th Tobe Tahara.
He held the exhibition by five artists of Hagi pottery in New York.
And he held the solo exhibition in Seattle.
|Zenko Yasuda|| |
[Title] Councilor of Nitten
[Born and death year] 1926-2011 Died at 86 years old
[Native place] Kyoto city, Kyoto
He graduated from the ceramics department of the Kyoto Institute of Technology.
He studied under the 6th Rokube Kiyomizu.
His work was selected for the first time in Nitten.
Since then, his work was chosen 13 times.
His work was purchased in Kiev museum of the Soviet Union.
His work was purchased in the Metropolitan Museun of Art in New York.
His work won the Top Choices in the Nitten.
He built the Kafuka kiln in Koga city, Shiga.
|Tadayuki Yamamoto|| |
[Title] Traditional Craftsman
[Born and death year] 1933-
[Native place] Yamanaka town, Ishikawa
He learned Makie (lacquer work).
He started Makie craftsman.
He won the highest prize at The Yamanaka Makie Exhibition.