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YOSHITA, Yukio YOSHITA, Yukio Kinzan Kiln

Kutani Ware


・Yukio-san is the son of Minori-san who is the Important intangible cultural property, yurikinsai.
・A work called kinkeshi to grind gold foil into powder, he likes the process.
・He paints with multiple colors and finish with fine gold foils and this comes as precious scene.
・Of course, the Kinzan-gama has a long history for generations, Yukio-san has his own style.


Komatsu-shi, Ishikawa prefecture in 1960
Kanazawa Colledge of Art (- 1982) Ishikawa prefectural Kutaniyaki Technical Research Center
To-18, Takandomachi, Komatsu-shi, Ishikawa 923-0031 Japan
Adjunct Lecturer in Kanazawa College of Art
Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
Kutaniyaki Preservation Society


The Encouragement prize in the Asahi Ceramic Exhibition (1985)
The Grand prix in the Traditional Kutani Ware Art Crafts Exhibition (1992)
The Encouragement prize in the Chozasho Ceramics Exhibition (1998)
The TOKI Oribe Silver prize in the Tea Bowl Zokei Exhibition (2000)
The Takamatsunomiya memrorial prize in the Japanese Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (2010)
The Japan Kogei Association prize in the Ishikawa Kogei Exhibition (2018)
and many more
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Ishikawa Kogei Exhibitioni, TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition, The Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition and other exhibitions

Public Collection

Ishikawa prefectural museum of Art
Komatsu City Museum
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Victoria and Albert Museum