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KAKO, Katsumi

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He is one of the artists who makes "yakimono" as art crafts.
Born in the famous kiln, He was surrounded by ceramics, as he was a child.
Many ceramic collectors have given an excellent reputation to KAKO's art.
The dampish ice-skin glaze manifests how talented he is.
Moving to Tanbasasayama in Hyogo prefecture, he pursues his originality as the expression on his faith in ceramic art.

Career

1965
Born in Kyoto
1986
Graduation from the department of ceramics, Saga Art College in Kyoto
1988
Selected for the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition
Selected for Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
Selected for Kyo Exhibition at the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
1989
Selected for Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
Selected for Mino International Ceramics Exhibition
Selected for Kyoto Arts and Crafts
1990
Selected for the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition
1991
Started the ceramics at Nishiwaki-shi, Hyogo
1993
Selected for Ceramics Biennale Exhibition
1994
"The excellent prize" in Kyoto Art Crafts Biennnale Exhibition
Ceramics performance at Melbourne in Australia
1995
Selected for Contemporary Art Crafts Kinki Exhibition
1997
"The Encouragement prize" in Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
"Daigaku-ji temple prize" in Ceramics of the flower Exhibition in Kyoto Solo exhibition in Tobu, Ikebukuro
1999
Solo exhibition in Kyoto TAKASHIMAYA
2000
An obit of KAKO, An obit of FUJIHIRA Exhibition in Kyoto Art Space Kan
Solo exhibition in Tobu, Ikebukuro
2001
Established the single kiln of the down-draft kiln form
Started firing at firewood kiln
2002
Solo exhibition in Tobu, Ikebukuro
2003
Solo exhibition in Osaka Gallery Sho
Solo exhibition in Osaka Hanshin
2004
"The Excellent prize" in Tea Ceremony Formative Arts exhibition of TANABE Museum of Art
Solo exhibition in Tobu, Ikebukuro
Solo exhibition in Osaka Gallery Sho
2005
Started ceramics at Kamisasami, Sasayama-shi
Selected for Tea Ceremony Formative Arts exhibition of TANABE Museum of Art
Selected for Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
"The Kusube prize" in Kyo Exhibition
2006
Solo exhibition in Gallery Kurimoto at Nagaoka-shi, Niigata
Solo exhibition in Tobu, Ikebukuro
Solo exhibition in Ceramic Gellery of Robert Yellin in Mishima
2007
Solo exhibition in Umeda Hankyu at Osaka
Submitted to the Ceramics of Hyogo Exhibition in the Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo
Selected for Chozasho Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition
Selected for Kobe Biennale Exhibition
2008
Selected for Tea Ceremony Formative Arts exhibition of TANABE Museum of Art
Solo exhibition in Gallery Tosei, Kyoto
Solo exhibition in Tobu, Ikebukuro
2009
Selected for Kikuchi Biennale Exhibition
2010
"The Encouragement prize" in the 4th Contemporary Tea Bowls Exhibition
Bi No Yokan 2010 exhibition in TAKASHIMAYA
2011
Selected for Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
"The Encouragement prize" in Tea Ceremony Formative Arts exhibition of TANABE Museum of Art
Selected for Paramita Ceramic Exhibition
Solo exhibition in Yufuku Gallery
2012
Solo exhibition in Sanyo Department Store Himeji
2013
Solo exhibition in Matsuzakaya, Nagoya
Joint exhibition in New York Arader Galleries
Solo exhibition in Tenmaya, Fukuyama
Solo exhibition in TAKASHIMAYA
2014
Selected for the Contemporary Tea Bowls Exhibition
Identity and Originality Exhibition
The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo

Address

299 Kamisasami, Sasayama-shi, Hyogo 669-2534 Japan

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