photo Yoshio Furutani

Yoshio Furutani

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Wood
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Associate member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1974
    Born in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture
  • 2001
    Graduated from the Furniture Crafts Course at the Fukuchiyama Polytechnic
  • 2005
    Became independent in Miyama, Kyoto
  • 2006
    Selected for the 5th Wooden Chairs for Living Exhibition
  • 2010
    Selected for the 57th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2011
    Selected for the 40th Japanese Traditional Art Crafts Kinki Exhibition
    Solo exhibition at Kintetsu Department Store (Kusatsu, Shiga)
    Received the Grand Prix in the Crafts Category at the 85th Kokuten
    Selected for the 13th Traditional Bamboo and Wood Exhibition
    “Designs of Living in Finland and Japan Exhibition” at the Koumi-machi Kougen Museum of Art
    “Wooden Chairs Exhibition” at the Art Gallery in Nagoya Matsuzakaya
  • 2012
    Selected for the Kyoto Art Biennale 2012
    Submitted through the recommendation of the Japan Kogei Association to the “CRIA Exhibition”, hosted by the Kyoto Arts and Culture Foundation
    “6 Woodwork Artists Exhibition” at the Nagoya City Museum
    Solo exhibition at Kobe Daimaru
  • 2013
    Received the Grand Prix at the 55th Osaka Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Held solo exhibitions nationwide

Award

  • 2011
    Received the Kokuga Award in the Crafts Category at the Kokuten
  • 2013
    Received the Osaka Arts and Crafts Grand Prize at the Osaka Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 2014
    Received the Konosuke Matsushita Memorial Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Kinki Exhibition