Mamoru Nakagawa

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Detail

  • Category
    METALWORK
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Status
    Living National Treasure

Carrer

  • 1947
    Born in Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 1971
    Graduated from the Industrial Art Course at the Kanazawa College of Art
  • 1974
    Studied under TAKAHASHI Kaishu
  • 1979
    Selected for the 26th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time
  • 1982
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1995
    Submitted to the “Japanese Studio Crafts: Tradition and the Avant-garde Exhibition” at the Victoria and Albert Museum (London)
  • 1999
    Submitted to the 50 maîtres: les arts appliqués dans le Japon contemporain (Paris)
  • 2004
    Designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder
    Planned and submitted to the Contemporary Japanese Metal Arts and Crafts Exhibition (Copenhagen)
  • 2007
    Submitted to the “Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan – Celebrating 50 Years of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (London)

Prize

  • 1981
    Received the Grand Prize at the Ishikawa Contemporary Art Exhibition
  • 1988
    Received the Incentive Award at the 18th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 35th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1989
    Received the Tansuiou Prize from the Satoh Artcraft Research and Scholarship Foundation
  • 1994
    Received the Excellence Award at the 24th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 1996
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Incentive Award at the 43rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2000
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award at the 30th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2001
    Received the Japan Kogei Association “Important Intangible Cultural Property” Holder’s Prize at the 48th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2002
    Received the 13th MOA Mokichi Okada Crafts Category Grand Prize
  • 2003
    Received the Japan Kogei Association “Important Intangible Cultural Property” Holder’s Prize at the 50th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Hokkoku Cultural Award from the Hokkoku Shimbun
  • 2004
    Received the Excellence Award at the POLA Traditional Culture Awards
    Received the Kanazawa Cultural Award
  • 2006
    Received the Chunichi Cultural Award
  • 2007
    Received the Ishikawa Television Broadcasting Award