photo Jun Takegoshi

Jun Takegoshi

I produce ceramics using the slab building technique. Mainly on square forms and shapes, I apply iroe (overglaze enamel painting), in which I aim to create an impression on the viewer by making the best use of the space or blank emptiness of hakuji (white porcelain).

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Vice-president, Association for the Preservation of Wajima-nuri

Career

  • 1974
    Selected for the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition 
  • 1979
    Participated in the founding of the Japan New Art-Craft Artists Association. Held the post of Jury Member
    Studied under CHOSA Yoshiyuki (Order of Culture recipient, metal chaser)
  • 1988
    Australia Bicentennial Exhibition. His work was later purchased by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
    His work appeared on the Fuji Television Network “Museum on the Air”
  • 1984
    Solo exhibition at Seibu Department Store, Ikebukuro, Takanawakai and Seishukai
  • 1991
    Solo exhibition at Ginza Wako Hall. Held triennially to date
  • 1995
    Solo exhibition at THE FINE ART SOCIETY PLG (London)
    Held every 4 years. 3 items were collected by the Victoria and Albert Museum
  • 1996
    Received the Grand Prize at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Grand Prize at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1998
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (Left the Nitten and Japan New Art-Craft Artists Association)
  • 1998
    Received the Grand Prize at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1999
    Selected for the 50 maîtres :les arts appliqués dans le Japon contemporain (Hosted by NHK, Paris Mitsukoshi Etoile)
    Appeared on NHK “Yakimono Tanbo” – the Dance-like Beauty of Iroe
  • 2000
    Judge at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition. Held the post to date
    Appeared on NHK “Shumi Yu-yu”
  • 2002
    Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi. Held triennially to date
    Submitted to the NHK Sunday Museum
  • 2006
    Submitted to the 21st Century Exhibition (5-cities Art Association). Selected every year to date
    Solo exhibition at Izumi Gyokusoudou (Osaka)
    Solo exhibition at INTERNATIONAL ASIAN ART FAIR JOAN B MIRVISS LTD (New York)
    His work was collected by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
    His work was collected by the Newark Museum
    His work was collected by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • 2007
    Received the 2006 Japan Ceramic Society Award
    Solo exhibition at Tobi Art Fair Haru (Tokyo Art Club)
    Judge at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. Held the post to date
  • 2008
    Invited to the Mitsukoshi Century of Art Memorial “Nouvelles Ailes Fine Arts of Today Exhibition”
  • 2009
    Guest Artist at the Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition. Held the post to date
    Received the 32nd Ishikawa Television Broadcasting Award
  • 2010
    Solo exhibition at JOAN B MIRVISS LTD (New York)
    Appeared on the NHK “Bi no Tsubo” – Kutani Wares
  • 2011
    Jury member at the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Ceramic Art
    Specially submitted to the Ginkakuji “Tea Ceremony to Pray for Peace” Charity Event
  • 2012
    Produced the Main Prize for the 1st Muro Saisei Literary Award
    His work was collected by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Specially submitted to the Ginkakuji “Tea Ceremony to Pray for Peace” Charity Event
  • 2013
    His work was introduced in the Senior High School art textbook “Crafts I”
  • Ishikawa Prefectural Intangible Cultural Asset
    Secretary at the Japan Kogei Association Ceramics Section
    Executive Director at the Ishikawa Ceramics Association

Award

  • 1986
    Received the Hakone Open-air Museum Award at the Japanese New Crafts for Tomorrow Exhibition
  • 1998
    Received the Grand Prize at the Japanese New Crafts for Tomorrow Exhibition
  • 1991
    Received the Special Prize at the Nitten. His work was added to the Tsurui Museum of Art collection
    Received the Grand Prize at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1994
    Received the Special Prize at the Nitten
  • 2002
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2004
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition