photo Toshifumi Shikatani

Toshifumi Shikatani

Techniques: pottery wheel, ceramics

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Student member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1974
    Born in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture
  • 1993
    Studied under Saga Prefectural Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder of “Hakuji” NAKAMURA Seiroku
  • 2001
    Qualified as a 2nd Class Ceramics Technician through the MHLW Licensing Examination
  • 2005
    Qualified as a 1st Class Ceramics Technician through the MHLW Licensing Examination
  • 2006
    Worked as a Vocational Training Instructor (Ceramics)
  • 2009
    Returned to Fukuoka, became independent and established his kiln
    Selected for the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Selected for the Fukuoka Prefectural Art Exhibition
    Selected for the Chozasho Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2010
    Held a ceramic-making exhibition at Shintencho Muraokaya Gallery (March, November)
    Selected for the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Held a ceramic-making exhibition at Muraokaya main store Gallery Aya
    Selected for the Nagasaki Ceramics Competition 
  • 2011
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at Shintencho Muraokaya Gallery (March, November)
    Selected for the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Selected for the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at Muraokaya main store Gallery Aya
    Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition “Ceramic Kingdom Presently” (Fukuoka Mitsukoshi)
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at So Salon (Kokura, Kita-kyushu City)
    Selected for the Fukuoka Prefectural Art Exhibition
    Selected for the Chozasho Tokoname Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Selected for the Nagasaki Ceramics Competition. Received an Honorable Mention
    Went to Jingdezhen, China for training (6 days)
    Selected for the Issuikai Exhibition
  • 2012
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at So Salon (Kokura, Kitakyushu City)
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at Shintencho Muraokaya Gallery (March, July, October)
    Selected for the Fukuoka Art Exhibition (2 works)
    Selected for the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at Ito Aguri (Itoshima City)
    Selected for the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition (2 works)
    Selected for the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition (Part I, Part II)
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at Shimada Museum of Art (Kumamoto City)
    Selected for the Fukuoka Prefectural Art Exhibition
    Selected for the Nagasaki Ceramics Competition (2 works)
    Participated in the Yasuragiso Charity Aid Exhibition
    Became a member of the Japan Kogei Association Western Branch Ceramics Section
    2013:Participated in the Japan Kogei Association Western Branch Ceramic Section Members Exhibition (Hakata Daimaru)
    Selected for the TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at Shintencho Muraokaya Gallery (March)
    Selected for the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Selected for the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
    Selected for the Fukuoka Prefectural Art Exhibition
    Selected for the Chozasho Tokoname Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Japan Kogei Association Western Branch Ceramic Section Members Exhibition
    Yasuragiso Charity Aid Exhibition
    Held a ceramic ware exhibition at Café and Gallery Ando (Fukuoka City)
    Participated in the World of Ceramic Masters Exhibition (Hakata Daimaru)
    Japan Kogei Association Western Branch Ceramic Section Members Exhibition (Kumamoto Tsuruya)
    2014:Held a ceramic ware exhibition at Shintencho Muraokaya Gallery (February)

Award

  • 2010
    Selected for and received the Fukuoka Art Association Award at the Fukuoka Art Exhibition (two works)
    Received the Governor of Fukuoka Award at the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the Fukuoka Art Exhibition
  • 2011
    Received the Incentive Award at the Fukuoka Art Exhibition
  • 2013
    Selected for and received the Fukuoka Prefectural Assembly Chairman’s Award at the Fukuoka Art Exhibition (two works)
    Received the Tokiwa Award at the Oita Tokiwa