Takanori Hirosawa

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Information

  • Categories
    Metal works
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Other

Career

  • 1967
    Born in Tochigi Prefecture
  • 1992
    Completed his Master’s Degree at the Utsunomiya University
  • 1991
    Selected for the 21st Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition for the first time (Submitted to date)
  • 1995
    Selected for the 35th Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition for the first time (Submitted to date)
  • 1996
    Selected for the 43rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time (Submitted to date)
  • 2003
    Participated in the Government subsidized Successor Training Programme for the Important Intangible Cultural Property “Metal Casting” for 2 years up until 2004
  • 2004
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2008
    “The Beauty of New Contemporary Metalwork Exhibition” (Sekido Museum of Art)
  • 2008
    Contemporary Crafts Exhibition (Nishimura Gallery)
  • 2011
    Judge at the 51st Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    Judge at the 53rd Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    “From Crafts to Kogei” Exhibition (The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo)
  • 2014
    Judge at the 43rd Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • Present
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Metalwork Section
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Eastern Branch
    Member, Japan Imono Society
    Committee member, Japan Imono Society
    Member, Society for the History of Asian Casting Technology

Award

  • 2004
    Received the 21st Tansuiou Prize (The Satoh Artcraft Research and Scholarship Foundation)
  • 2004
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 33rd Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2005
    Received the Eastern Branch Award at the 45th Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 2005
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award at the 34th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2006
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Best New Artist Award at the 53rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2007
    Received the 2006 Tochigi Cultural Incentive Award
  • 2009
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 38th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2009
    Received the Incentive Award at the 5th Sano Renaissance Metal-casting Exhibition
  • 2010
    Received the Waraku Award at the 50th Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition