Hitoshi Awane

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Other crafts
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Director, Japan Enamelling Artist Association

Career

  • 1968
    Born in Hiroshima City
  • 1991
    Completed the course at the Urushi Lacquer Ware Institute
  • 1992
    Selected for the 12th Tenten
    Invited to submit to the Tokyo Crafts Expo'92
  • 1995
    Held the Hitoshi Awane Shippo Exhibition in Messe Infa Hannover upon invitation by the Hamburg Konsulat
  • 1996
    Travelled to New Zealand
  • 1997
    Returned to Japan after travelling to New Zealand, Malaysia and Thailand
  • 2000
    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (10 times to date)
    Japan Traditional Art Crafts 7th Section Exhibition (3 times to date)
  • 2002
    Director, Japan Enameling Artist Association (Judge and Jury Member)
    Director, Chugoku Shippo Association (Judge and Jury Member)
  • 2003
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2004
    Domestic Intern for the Agency for Cultural Affairs Upcoming Artists Training Programme
    Studied metalwork under Living National Treasure YAMAMOTO Akira, upon recommendation by Living National Treasure ERI Sayoko (June 2004 – March 2005)
  • 2008
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Chugoku Branch (Up until 2012)
  • 2012
    Part-time lecturer at the Department of Crafts & Arts in the School of Progressive Arts, Kobe Design University (Enameling & Cloisonné Course)
  • 2014
    Invited to the special exhibition titled “Quiet – In Line with the Utakai Hajime Theme” at the Shikinen Sengu Memorial Museum, Ise Jingu
    Offered his work to Ise Jingu

Award

  • 1992
    Received the Governor of Hiroshima Award at the 12th Chugoku Shippo Association Public Exhibition (18 times to date), among other awards
  • 1993
    Received the Incentive Award at the Hiroshima Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 1996
    Received the Governor of Hiroshima Award at the Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku Branch Exhibition (7 times to date), among other awards
  • 2001
    Received the Governor of Tokyo Prize at the 35th Japan Enameling Artist Association Exhibition (11 times to date)
  • 2004
    Received the Mayor of Okayama Award at the 47th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku Branch Exhibition
  • 2006
    Received the Okayama Broadcasting Award at the 49th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku Branch Exhibition
  • 2008
    Received the 24th Hiroshima Citizens Cultural Incentive Award
    Received the Governor of Hiroshima Award at the 51st Japan Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku Branch Exhibition
  • 2010
    Received the Hiroshima Education Incentive Award
  • 2012
    Received the Incentive Award at the 59th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    Received the Grand Prize at the 29th Tansuiou Awards by the Satoh Artcraft Research and Scholarship Foundation
  • 2014
    Received the Governor of Hiroshima Award at the 57th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku Branch Exhibition