photo Kaoru Uchino

Kaoru Uchino

Work

Detail

  • Category
    URUSHIWORK
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Director, Japan Association for Urushi Cultural Heritage
    Member, Academy of Lacquer Research
    Part-time lecturer, Tokyo University of the Arts (Intensive Course)
    Lecturer, Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima Lacquer Arts

Carrer

  • 1951
    Born in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
  • 1975
    Graduated from the Department of Crafts at the Tokyo University of the Arts
  • 1977
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time (Hosted by the Agency for Cultural Affairs). Selected successively to date
  • 1980
    Maki-e Vessels Exhibition (Aoyama Tourindou Gallery)
  • 1980
    Completed the Master’s Degree in Urushi-Art at the Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
  • 1983
    Selected for the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works for the first time. Selected successively to date
  • 1991
    Produced the armour and saddle for the Shikinen Sengu Ceremony in Ise Jingu
  • 1997
    Submitted to the CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CRAFTS Exhibition (Japan Foundation), and the exhibited work was later purchased
  • 2000
    Produced the maki-e box that was offered by Ishikawa Prefecture to Prince and Princess Akishino as a gift commemorating their visit
  • 2000
    Designed the “Spring and Summer Maki-e” pipe organ façade at the Ishikawa Ongakudo
  • 2000
    Engaged in the restoration work of the ceiling covered with maki-e decorations at the Konpiragu Shrine (Completed in 2004)
  • 2001
    1st solo exhibition at Gallery Tanaka (Ginza, Tokyo)
  • 2006
    2nd solo exhibition at Gallery Tanaka (Ginza, Tokyo)
  • 2006
    Japan&Korea Urushi Arts Exhibition (University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts)
  • 2006
    “Taipei Exhibition of Ishikawa Crafts and Craftsmanship” at the National CKS Memorial Hall
  • 2008
    “The Universe on the Palm of my Hand” at Chikuryudo (Ginza, Tokyo)
  • 2012
    3rd Kaoru and Miyako Uchino Urushi Art Exhibition (Ginza, Tokyo)
  • 2012
    Submitted to the 125th Anniversary Event Tokyo University of the Arts, URUSHI ART History and the Future Exhibition (The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts)
  • 2012
    1st Kaoru and Miyako Uchino Urushi Art Exhibition at Yamato-Ogura Inc. Gallery, Nagiso, Nagano
  • 2014
    4th Kaoru and Miyako Uchino Urushi Art Exhibition (Ginza, Tokyo)

Prize

  • 1977
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 51st Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1983
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 2nd Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 27th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1984
    Selected for the Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. Selected for successive Exhibitions to date (Mayor of Kanazawa Award, Incentive Award)