photo Hiroharu Matsuoka

Hiroharu Matsuoka



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  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association


  • 1953
    Born in Mirasaka Town, Miyoshi City, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • 1968
    Studied under the Important Intangible Cultural Property
    Holder KOBAYASHI Kenichiro at Miyajima Town, Saeki
    County, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • 1970
    Became independent and returned to Mirasaka-cho
  • 2005
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association


  • 2005
    Selected for the Hiroshima Kenbiten
  • 2010
    Received the National Cultural Festival Executive
    Committee Chairman’s Award in the Crafts Category at
    the 25th National Cultural Festival Okayama 2010
  • 2011
    Received the Kyoto Prefectural Assembly Chairman’s
    Award at the 26th National Cultural Festival Kyoto 2011
  • 2012
    Received the Kyoto Shimbun Award in the Crafts Category
    at the Kyoto Art Biennale 2012
    Received the 27th National Cultural Festival Tokushima
    Executive Committee Chairman’s Award at the National
    Cultural Festival 2012 Tokushima Craft Exhibition
  • 2013
    Selected for the 56th Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku
    Branch Exhibition
    Selected for the 14th Traditional Bamboo and Wood
    Received the Incentive Award at the 1st Hiroshima
    Selected for the 60th Japan Traditional Art Crafts
    Selected for the 28th National Cultural Festival
    Yamanashi Arts and Crafts Exhibition