photo Hayato Otani

Hayato Otani

To produce my works, I use bamboo for the base materials and apply the kinma (incised and color-filled decoration) technique.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1954
    Born in Ogi-cho, Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture
  • 1973
    Studied under Living National Treasure OTA Hitoshi
  • 2014
    Crafts instructor at the Urushi Lacquer Ware Institute
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association
    Executive Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Urushi Art Section
    Deputy Secretary-General, Japan Kogei Association Shikoku Branch

Award

  • 1987
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 4th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1992
    Received the Governor of Kagawa Award at the 57th Kagawa Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 1995
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Superintendent’s Award at the 12th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Work
  • 1998
    Received the Prince Takamatsu Memorial Prize at the 45th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (The exhibited work was purchased by the Agency for Cultural Affairs)
    Received the Takamatsu Education and Cultural Incentive Award
  • 2001
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Superintendent’s Award at the 19th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Work
  • 2002
    Received the Minister of Education, Science and Culture Prize at the 49th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (The exhibited work was purchased by the Agency for Cultural Affairs)
  • 2006
    Designated as a Kagawa Prefectural Intangible Cultural Property Holder
  • 2009
    Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon
    Received the Kagawa Cultural Award
  • 2013
    Received the Japan Kogei Association "Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder's" Prize at the 60th Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition