photo Noriko Matsumoto

Noriko Matsumoto

In her production, MATSUMOTO applies the kinma (incised and colour-filled decoration) technique introduced from Southeast Asia and delicately depicts plants and natural scenery.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1960:Born in Usa City, Oita Prefecture
  • 1982:Graduated from the Fine Arts Course at the Oita
    Prefectural College of Arts and Culture
  • 1987:Completed the Research Student Program and Researcher
    Program at the Urushi Lacquer Ware Institute, Kagawa
    Prefecture
  • 1994:Submitted to the Choshitsu (Carved Lacquer) Today
    Exhibition (Crafts Gallery of the National Museum of
    Modern Art, Tokyo)
  • 2001:Invited to submit to the Oita Prefectural College of
    Arts and Culture 40th Anniversary Exhibition
  • 2011:Judge at the 51st Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition

Award

  • 1988:Received the Board of Education Incentive Award at the
    Kagawa Art Exhibition
  • 1994:Received the Incentive Award at the 34th Japanese
    Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition (Eastern
    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition)
  • 2003:Received the Kawatoku Prize at the 43rd Japanese
    Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition (Eastern
    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition)
  • 2005:Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 45th Japanese
    Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition (Eastern
    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition)
  • 2008:Received the Mitsukoshi Award at the 48th Japanese
    Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition (Eastern
    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition)
  • 2009:Received the Hayashibara Benefit Association Bicchu
    Lacquer Award at the 27th Exhibition of Japanese
    Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2010:Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 28th Exhibition
    of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2011:Received the 2nd Kagawa Traditional Crafts Matsudaira
    Social Foundation Award
  • 2014:Received the Incentive Award at the 54th Eastern Japan
    Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition