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ONIMARU, Oumei ONIMARU, Oumei Oumei Kiln

Koishiwara Ware


SUMMARY

・Onimaru decorates unique patterns like dots, ridge line, stripe, spiral by using quality soils taken in the neighborhood.
・The Oumei kiln was established in 1983.
・He makes the works which makes feel now with movement.
・The firm and compact design with being mixed by rough sand attracts us.
・He will open new land of pottery without limit of Koisihiwara ware tradition.
・Many customers visit the Oumei kiln to see vessels throughout a country.
・He has the national qualification of traditional craftsman.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Koishiwara village, Fukuoka prefecture in 1940
Address
1126-1 Oazakoishiwara, Toho-mura, Asakura-gun, Fukuoka 838-1601 Japan

CAREER HISTORY

Award
The president of Japan Broadcasting Corporation prize in the Japan Folk Craft Exhibition (1985)
The Fukuoka prefecture governor prize in Nishi-nippon Ceramic Art Exhibition (1987)
The president of Fukuoka prefecture Traditional Art Crafts council prize in the Koishiwara Ware Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (1990)
The Arita Board of Education prize in the Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition (1993)
The Asahi Newspaper company prize in the Fukuoka prefecture Tradition Art Crafts Exhibition (2003)
The National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman prize in the Japan's Traditional Crafts Competition (2006)
and many more
Selected
The Nishi-nippon Ceramic Art Exhibition and other exhibitions