photo Yoko Yoshimura

Yoko Yoshimura

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  • Category
    OTHERWORK
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Chairman, Japan Shippo Conference

Carrer

  • 1940
    Born in Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture
  • 1959
    Started producing enamel works
  • 1967
    Participated in the inauguration of the Japan Enamel Crafts Association, as the popularity of enamels spread nationwide
  • 1975
    Selected for the 3rd Biennale Internationale de l'art de l'émail (France)
  • 1976
    First solo exhibition. Held solo exhibitions at locations such as New York, Paris, WAKO and Mitsukoshi to date
  • 1977
    Selected for the 24th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1979
    1st Inaugural Fusaikai Exhibition (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi)
    Held several times to date
  • 1980
    Planned and implemented the Japan Enamelling Artist Masterworks Paris Exhibition
  • 1981
    Planned and implemented the Japan Enamelling Artist Masterworks Beijing Exhibition
  • 1981
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1989
    Jury member at the Biennale Internationle d'émail Laval
  • 1992
    Submitted to the Contemporary Women’s Art Exhibition (Ueno Royal Museum). Submitted successively to date
  • 1993
    23 Enamel Artists of the World Exhibition (France)
  • 1996
    Judge at the 43rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Judge at the 45th, 47th, and 48th Exhibitions to date
    Chief Judge at the 44th Japan Traditional Art Crafts 7th Section Exhibition
  • 2001
    Chief Judge at the 48th Japan Traditional Art Crafts 7th Section Exhibition
  • 2014
    Submitted to the “From Crafts to Kogei – In Commemoration of the 60th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition”
  • Lecture
  • 1992
    Regarding Japanese Shippo (Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, USA)
  • Literary works
    New Shippo Wares (Maco Co., Ltd)
    New Shippo Techniques (Maco Co., Ltd)

    Public collections
    Musée des beaux-arts de Limoges (Limoges, France)
    Peabody Essex Museum (Salem, USA)
    Enamelist Society Museum (Kentucky, USA)
    Hongo Shippo Museum (Tokyo)
    Matsuura Museum (Kyushu)

    Present
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Priority artist at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    President of the Japan Shippo Conference

Prize

  • 1972
    Received the Governor of Kanagawa Award from the Kanagawa Prefecture Artists Association
  • 1972
    Received the Japan Enamel Crafts Award from the Japan Enamel Crafts Association. Awarded several times to date
  • 1981
    Received the Incentive Award at the 3rd Japan Enamelling Artists Japan Exhibition
  • 1986
    Awarded at the Biennale Internationle d'émail Laval (Quebec, Canada)
  • 1989
    Awarded at the Centro de Esmaltadores Artisticos de la Republica Argentina (Buenos Aires). Also awarded in 1992
  • 1991
    Awarded at the Enamelist Society Juried Exhibition (Kentucky, USA)
  • 1994
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award at the 10th Japan Traditional Art Crafts 7th Section Exhibition
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Incentive Award at the 41st Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1995
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Incentive Award at the 42nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1999
    Awarded at the Northern California Enamel Guild International Juried Enamel Exhibition (USA)
  • 2003
    Received the Excellence Award at the 23rd POLA Traditional Culture Awards (POLA Art Foundation)
  • 2006
    Awarded at the International Enamel Biennale in Georgia