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MORI, Yasushi

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MORI, Yaushi Movie

Bizen Ware


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One of the representative ceramic artists in Bizen, Okayama prefecture.
He was born as the eldest son of Mori family, one of six major kiln families.
He has spent more than 40 years for ceramic arts.
Many enthusiastic fans in all parts of Japan look forward to his solo exhibition hold regularly at Tobu department store in Tokyo.

Career

1947
Born in Bizen-shi, Okayama as the eldest son of MORI, Hozan (A direct descendant in Mr. TERAMI, One of the Bizen Ware Kiln Six Grand Masters)
1966
The training at Okayama prefectural Laboratory of pottery (The current Bizen pottery center) as the primary period student (~1967)
1967
"The Okayama Mayor prize" in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition
1970
"The Okayama prefectural Superintendent of Education prize" in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition
1971
Selected for the first Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
1973
Selected for the first China-Japan International Ceramics Exhibition
1974
Selected for the 21st Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
1976
His first solo exhibition in TOBU, Tokyo
1978
"The Okayama Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman prize" in the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
1979
"The Encouragement prize" in the China-Japan International Art Exhibition His pottery was commended to exhibit at the Faenza International Exhibition in Italy "The Encouragement prize" in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition
1981
Japan Art Crafts Associaition Regular Member
"The Encouragement prize" in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition
1982
Selected for the 20th anniversary Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
"The Encouragement prize" in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition
1983
Opened a cave kiln at the foot of Mt. Furo at Bizen-shi, Okayama
"The Chugoku branch Chairman of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts prize" in the chugoku branch exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
1984
Solo exhibition in TAKASHIMAYA, Yokohama
1987
Solo exhibition in SOGO, Chiba
"The Okayama prefectural prize" in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition
1988
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
1989
Selected for the first Pottery Biennale '89
1990
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
Honorable mention in the Fletcher Challenge International Exhibition in New Zealand
1991
Selected for the Fletcher Challenge International Exhibition in New Zealand
1992
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
1993
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
Invited to exhibit his pottery in the Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition
1994
"The Encouragement prize" in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition
"The Chugoku branch Chairman of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts prize" in the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
1995
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
He suggested a conception of artist village at Jinsekikogen-cho, Jinseki-gun, Hiroshima
Accomplished his studio "atelierzone" and Experience Interchange Center at Senyogahara, Hiroshima in 2000
New workshop and kiln was built in his atelierzone
1996
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
1997
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
1998
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
Received a commission to exhibit his pottery from Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition
1999
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
"Grand prix" in Pottery Biennale '99 Exhibition
2000
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
"The first Okayama Art Cultural prize", "grand prix"
2001
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
His first unloading anniversary exhibition of Senyogahara Hozan Kiln at TOBU, Tokyo and TENMAYA, Fukuyama
2002
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
2003
"The Chugoku branch Chairman of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts prize" in the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
2005
"The Kaneshige Toyo prize" in the Chugoku branch Chairman of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
2006
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
2007
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
His pottery 40th anniversary Exhibition at TOBU, Tokyo, TENMAYA, Fukuyama and SOGO, Chiba
2009
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
Solo Exhibition at TENMAYA, Okayama
2010
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
2011
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
Selected for traditional industrial art object industry service ("The chief of the Chugoku bureau of Economy, The Trade and Industry prize")
Joint exhibition in TOBU,Tokyo with his son Toshiaki (twice holding)
Joint exhibition in SOGO, Chiba with his son Toshiaki
2012
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts
A member of TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
2013
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Kogei
The Sanyo Newspaper (cultural contributions) prize
Selected for TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition
Authorized by Bizen-shi Important Intangible Cultural Asset Holder
2014
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Kogei
Selected for TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition
2015
Selected for TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition
Selected for the Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition
2016
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Kogei
Selected for TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition
2017
Selected for the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Kogei
Selected for TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition

Solo Exhibition

Tobu department store, Tokyo Takashimaya department store, Yokohama Tenmaya department store, Okayama, Fukuyama Sogo department store, Osaka, Chiba, Omiya Jujiya department store, Yamagata Kintetsu department store, Osaka Chichibuyao department store, Saitama Yamagataya department store, Kagoshima Minami Aoyama Green Gallery, Tokyo, San Gallery Sumie, Nagoya

Special Affiliations

Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
Japan Art Crafts Association The Regional Branch of the Chugoku
Bizenyaki Toyukai
The Toushinkai Association of Bizen Potters
Bizen Ikuto Association
Bizen-shi Intangible Cultural Asset as a holder of Bizen Ware

Address

710 Inbe, Bizen-shi, Okayama 705-0001 Japan

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