photo Eiji Murofushi

Eiji Murofushi

MUROFUSHI mainly produces ceramics using translucent porcelain clay and applying the nerikomi* technique.
*Addition of metal oxide to colour the clay

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Detail

  • Category
    CERAMICS
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
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Carrer

  • 1959
    Born in Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture
  • 1980
    Graduated from Ceramics Course, Nara College of Art
    Worked for Yusuke Aida Ceramic Art Co., Ltd.
    As a chief designer, engaged in production, design, and research of
    nerikomi* ceramics and ceramic wall. *Addition of metal oxide to color the clay
  • 2005
    Founded FIORI115. Started production and research of nerikomi ceramics

Prize

  • 2010
    Received the Excellence Award and the Kuroda Kazuya Judges' Award
    at the 18th Tableware Grand Prix
  • 2011
    Received the Incentive Award at the 50th Japan Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Special Prize and the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum Award
    at the 21st Japan Ceramic Arts Exhibition
  • 2011
    Received the Kasahara Award at the Mosaic Biennale
  • 2012
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at th3rd Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Received the President of NHK Prize at the 59th Japan Traditional
    Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    Received the Excellence Award
    at the 20th Tableware Grand Prix
    Received the Excellence Award at the World Crafts Competition in Kanazawa 2013
  • 2014
    Received the Yomiuri Shimbun Award at the 53rd Japan Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Excellence Award at the 22th Tableware Grand Prix
    Received the Silver Award at the 10th International Ceramic Competition Mino, Japan Exhibition
    Received the encouragement Award at the 43rd Chouzashou Sue, Tokoname work exhibition
  • 2015
    Received Judges’ Award at 32nd Chozasho Tokoname Ceramic Art Exhibition