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MATSUI, Tomoyuki MATSUI, Tomoyuki Matsuitomoyuki Kiln

Bizen Ware

SUMMARY

・MATSUI leaned ceramic under MORINO, Kako in Kyoto and activity related to pottery started there.
・That experience lets him to create wide variety of ceramic like kinsai, ginsai, nerikomi and other things.
・His arts was offered to the Ise-jingu Shrine where it's conducted to pray for the Imperial family, the peace on earth, and the huge harvest.
・His contribution to pass the skill onto the next generation is so enormous that it hels many students increased the ability to make ceramics.
・He received the Okayama prefectural Important Intangible Cultural Asset in 1996.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Arao-shi, Kumamoto prefecture in 1931
Education
Kyoto Ceramics Research Institute (- 1950)
Address
2048 Nishikatakami, Bizen-shi, Okayama Japan 705-0021
Affiliation
Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
Bizenyaki Toyukai Okayama prefectural Intangible Cultural Asset as a holder of Bizen Ware

CAREER HISTORY

Award
The KANESHIGE, Toyo prize (1980)
The Okayama prefectural culture prize (1982, 1999, 2000)
The Sanyo Newspaer culture service prize (1989)
The Okayama prefectural Miki anniversary prize (2010)
and many more
Selected
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Kogei, The Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition and other exhibitions