Osao Futatsuka

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Textiles
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Status
    Living National Treasure

Career

  • 1967
    Started training at a Kaga-yuzen studio in Kanazawa City
  • 1974
    Became an independent Yuzen artist
  • 1975
    Selected for the 22nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time
  • 1999
    Specially invited to submit to the 50 maîtres :les arts appliqués dans le Japon contemporain (Mitsukoshi Etoile, France)
  • 2006
    Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon
  • 2010
    Designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder of “Yuzen”

Award

  • 1991
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award at the 28th Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition
  • 1995
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award at the 32nd Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 44th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2000
    Received the Minister of Education, Science and Culture Prize at the 47th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition