Sonoko Sasaki

Work

Detail

  • Category
    TEXTILES
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Status
    Living National Treasure

Carrer

  • 1939
    Born in Tokyo
  • 1965
    Studied at the Teori Tsumugi Kobo in Shizuoka Prefecture
  • 1969
    Established a textile studio at home
  • 1971
    Selected for the 11th Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition for the first time
  • 1972
    Selected for the 19th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time
  • 1974
    Selected for the 11th Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition for the first time
  • 1977
    Judge at the Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 1978
    Judge at the Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition
    Solo exhibition at the Kogei Salon of the Mitsukoshi
  • 1983
    Specially invited to submit at “30 Years of Modern Japanese Traditional Crafts Exhibition”
  • 2002
    Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon
  • 2005
    Designated as an Intangible Cultural Property Holder of “Tsumugi-ori”
  • 2009
    Received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette

Prize

  • 1975
    Received the President of Japan Art Crafts Association Prize at the 22nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2001
    Received the Governor of Tokyo Prize at the 48th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2003
    Received the 50th Anniversary Award at the 50th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition