Kodo Murakami

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Metal works
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Metalworks Section
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Ishikawa Branch
    Committee member, Kanazawa Crafts Association

Career

  • 1961
    Born in Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 1984
    Graduated from Department of Japanese Language and Literature,
    Aoyama Gakuin University
  • 1987
    Studied under NAKAGAWA Mamoru, a holder of important intangible
    cultural property (chokin (chasing) technique)
  • 1989
    Trained at Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo (to 1993)
  • 1994
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Dispatched for training to Italy by Kanazawa City
  • 1998
    Undertook training in Italy as an overseas trainee assigned
    by the Agency for Cultural Affairs
  • 2007
    Metalwork specialist, Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo
  • 2012
    Assistant to Director of Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo

Award

  • 1989
    Received the Kanazawa Crafts Association President's Incentive Award at the 45th Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
  • 1991
    Received the Governor of Ishikawa Prize at the 47th Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
  • 1993
    Received the Kanazawa Crafts Association President's Award at the 49th Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
  • 1994
    Received the Sokeikai Award at the 50th Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 24th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
    Received the Incentive Award at the 35th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1995
    Received the Incentive Award at the 36th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1996
    Received the Mayor's Grand Prize at the 52nd Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
  • 1998
    Received the 15th Tansuiou Prize from the Satoh Artcraft Research and Scholarship Foundation
  • 2000
    Received the 4th Sokeikai Grand Prize from the Sokeikai Foundation
  • 2002
    Received the Incentive Award at the 43rd Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2004
    Received the Governor of Ishikawa Prize at the 45th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2005
    Received the Hokkoku Shimbun President's Award at the 46th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2006
    Received the 27th Kanazawa Cultural Activities Award
  • 2010
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 39th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2011
    Received the Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Special Award at the 52nd Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    Received the Aoi Memorial Art Gallery Award at the 42nd Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
    Received the 60th Anniversary Prize at the 60th Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition