Kiyoshi Torige

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Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Japan Association for Urushi Cultural Heritage

Career

  • 1955
    Born in Anamizu Town, Hosu County, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 1974
    Graduated from the Woodcrafts Course at the Ishikawa
    Wajima Vocational High School
  • 1975
    Studied Chinkin under MAE Fumio (Important Intangible
    Cultural Property Holder in Chinkin)
  • 1978
    Completed the Chinkin Course at the Ishikawa Prefectural
    Institute of Wajima Lacquer Arts
  • 1981
    Designated as a Domestic Researcher for the Agency for
    Cultural Affairs
  • 1984
    Attended and completed the Kyushitsu (lacquer ware)
    Course at the Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima
    Lacquer Arts
  • Present
    Full member, Eastern Japan Branch Executive Board
    Member, Japan Kogei Association
    Executive Director at the Japan Cultural Assets Urushi
    Association
    Part-time lecturer at the Tokyo University of the Arts
    (Intensive courses)

Award

  • 1985
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s
    Award at the 2nd Exhibition of Japanese Traditional
    Urushi Works
  • 1988
    Received the Governor of Ishikawa Prize at the 29th
    Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1990
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the
    7th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1998
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 15th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2011
    Received the Prince Takamatsu Memorial Prize at the 58th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works