photo Yoshiro Kobayashi

Yoshiro Kobayashi

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Other crafts
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Full member, Japan Glass Artcrafts Association
  • Other

Career

  • 1950
    Born in Koto Ward, Tokyo as the eldest son of KOBAYAHI Hideo
  • 1974
    Graduated from Meiji University. Studied Edo-kiriko under his father Hideo
  • 1985
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1987
    Jury member at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts 7th Section Exhibition
  • 1988
    Jury member at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts 7th Section Exhibition
  • 2002
    Presented an Edo-kiriko bowl to Nobel Prize winner KOSHIBA Masatoshi at the Meiji University Honorary Doctorate Conferment Ceremony
  • 2003
    Presented an Edo-kiriko bowl to Louis Schweitzer, Chairman of Renault, at the Meiji University Honorary Doctorate Conferment Ceremony
  • 2005
    Designated as a “Traditional Craftsman” of Edo-kiriko by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Lecturer at the Koto City Culture and Community Foundation “Edo-kiriko” Lectures
  • 2006
    Lecturer at the Ryotokuji University “Edo-kiriko” Intensive Course Programme
    Lecturer at the Oedo High School “Edo-kiriko” Elective
  • 2007
    Chairman at the Tokyo Cut Glass Industry Cooperative Association
  • 2009
    Full member, Japan Glass Artcrafts Association
  • 2010
    Presented an Edo-kiriko bowl to former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev at the Meiji University Honorary Doctorate Conferment Ceremony
    Presented an Edo-kiriko bowl to Xia Deren, the Mayor of Shanghai, at the Meiji University Honorary Doctorate Conferment Ceremony
  • 2012
    Recommended to submit at the MOA Museum of Art Mokichi Okada Awards Exhibition

Award

  • 1983
    Received the Incentive Award at the 30th Japan Traditional Art Craft Exhibition
  • 1984
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 2006
    Received the Grand Prize, the Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Director-General’s Award, at the 6th Kanto Traditional Craftsmen Association Exhibition
    Received the Governor of Tokyo’s Outstanding Skilled Worker Award, and recognized as a Tokyo Master