photo Seisei Asai

Seisei Asai

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Metal works
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1945
    Born in Keijo, Korea (presently Seoul City). Named Sei
  • 1968
    Graduated from Hosei University. Studied under metal chaser KATSURA Moriyuki while studying at university
  • 1970
    Selected for the Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts (presently Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition). Submitting to date
  • 1971
    Selected for the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition. Submitting to date
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. Submitting to date
  • 1975
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1985
    Judge at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition. Held the post to date
  • 1986
    Judge at the Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. Held the post to date
  • 1988
    Jury member at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1993
    Prepared the sacred treasure for the 61st Shikinen Sengu
  • 2001
    Submitted to the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. The exhibited work was purchased by the Imperial Household Agency
  • 2013
    Prepared the sacred treasure for the 62nd Shikinen Sengu
    Submitted to the 53rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. Offered his work to the Jingu Chokokan Museum

Award

  • 1978
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition. Awarded twice to date
  • 1985
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1988
    Received the Incentive Award at the Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2000
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2011
    Received the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Special Memorial Award