photo Katsuji Uwataki

Katsuji Uwataki

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Executive director, Chiba Prefectural Art Association

Career

  • 1941
    Born on March 10 in Iwatanigawachi, Arita Town, Saga
    Prefecture as the third son of UWATAKI Yokichi, the
    Master of Takiyama Kiln (established in the first
    period when due to promotion by the feudal domain many
    of the kilns were built).
  • 1959
    Graduated from the Ceramics Course at the Arita Technical
    High School
  • 1973
    Established his own kiln (Shozangama) in Sakura City,
    Chiba Prefecture
  • 1978
    Studied under TAMURA Koichi. Started study of Hoko
    Nunozome Saiji technique
  • 1980
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2007
    Received commendation from Chiba Prefecture for
    Distinguished Service in Education (Arts and culture)

Award

  • Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 1975
    Selected (first time). Selected several times to date
  • 1976
    Received the Excellence Award
  • 1983
    Received the Incentive Award
  • 1987
    Received the Excellence Award
  • 1994
    His work was purchased by the Imperial Household Agency
  • Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1975
    Selected (first time). Selected 14 times to date
  • Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Ceramic Art
  • 2009
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
  • His works have been purchased by the Imperial Household Agency,
    the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, and the National
    Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo