Koyo Matsui

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1962
    Born in Kasama City, Ibaraki Prefecture as the eldest son of ceramic artist MATSUI Kosei (Living National Treasure)
  • 1985
    Graduated from the Program in Carving in the School of Art and Design at the University of Tsukuba. Studied under his father at Gessouji Ceramic Studio
  • 1991
    Selected for the 38th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (Selected successively to date)
  • 1992
    Selected for the 32nd Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition (Selected successively to date)
  • 1993
    Selected for the 12th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition (Selected for the 13th to 16th Exhibitions)
  • 1994
    Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi. Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1996
    Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi
  • 1999
    Specially invited to submit to the “50 maîtres :les arts appliqués dans le Japon contemporain” hosted by NHK, and submitted to the travelling exhibition
  • 2000
    Specially invited to submit at the “Ibaraki Ceramics of Today Exhibition” hosted by the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
  • 2006
    Specially invited to submit at the “Cream of Contemporary Ceramics” Exhibition hosted by the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
    Specially invited to submit at the “Contemporary Ibaraki Ceramics Exhibition – Vessels with Lines – the Bustling of Patterns” hosted by the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
  • 2007
    Specially invited to submit at the Ibaraki Prefectural Art Exhibition, and the Contemporary Ibaraki Artists Exhibition hosted by the Genden Fureai Ibaraki Foundation

Award

  • 1997
    Received the Mainichi Shimbun Grand Prize at the 2nd Northern Kanto Ceramic Exhibition
  • 1998
    Received the Incentive Award at the 45th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2006
    Received the Hazan Award at the Ibaraki Art Festival Art Exhibition