photo Kazuo Yamagishi

Kazuo Yamagishi

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Urushi Works Section
    Executive secretary, Japan Kogei Association Ishikawa Branch
    Director, Association for the Preservation of Wajima-nuri
    Member, Japan Association for Urushi Cultural Heritage
    Member, Ishikawa Prefectural Artistic and Cultural Association

Career

  • 1954
    Born in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 1973
    Studied under Chinkin artist FUKUMITSU Bunjiro
  • 1976
    Selected for the 23rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (Selected successively to date)
  • 1980
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1984
    Selected for the 1st Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works (Selected successively to date)
  • 2004
    His work was offered by Ishikawa Prefecture to Princess Nori
  • 2005
    Judge at the 23rd and 27th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2006
    Held the “30 Years of Urushi Art – Yamagishi Kazuo Exhibition” at the Green Arts Gallery
  • 2012
    Judge at the 59th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2012
    Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon
  • 2013
    60th Anniversary Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibitio
    Submitted to the “From Crafts to Kogei” Exhibition (National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo)

Award

  • 2005
    Received the Prince Takamatsu Memorial Prize at the 52nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2010
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 57th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1988
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 6th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1992
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award at the 9th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1996
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 13th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1999
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 16th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2003
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 20th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2008
    Received the Memorial Award at the 25th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1987
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 28th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1989
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 30th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2014
    Received the NHK Kanazawa Broadcasting Award at the 55th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1998
    Received the Grand Prize at the 54th Ishikawa Contemporary Art Exhibition