Fumio Morita

Works

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Information

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

Career

  • 1954
    Born and still resident at his present address
  • 1984
    Established his own electric kiln at home and started production of ceramics
    Studied under AIHARA Kazuo
  • 1986
    Selected for 4th Saitama Ceramics Exhibition (selected 9 times to date)
  • 1987
    Selected for 37th Saitama Prefecture Exhibition (selected 21 times to date);
    established kerosene kiln at home
  • 1989
    Selected for 29th Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition (selected 11 times to date)
  • 1991
    Selected for 34th Shinkyo Art Exhibition (selected 21 times to date)
  • 1993
    Submitted to Shinkyo Sculpture Craft Selected Artist National Exhibition
  • 1994
    Selected for 41st Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition; selected for 3rd Contemporary
    Ceramic Art Noodle Bowl Exhibition (selected 5 times to date)
  • 1998
    Studied under ONODERA Gen (full member, Japan Kogei Association)
    [Biography of ONODERA Gen:full member, Japan Kogei Association; studied under KITAOJI
    Rosanjin; public collections at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, British Museum, London, UK, Spencer
    Museum of Art, Kansas City, US, the National Museum of Modern Art, Japan, and many other institutions]
  • 1999
    Selected for 46th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2000
    Selected for 47th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2003
    Selected for 17th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition; submitted to Shinkyo Selected
    Arts Exhibition; selected for 50th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2004
    Selected for 42nd Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2005
    Selected for 43rd Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2007
    Selected for 2nd Kikuchi Biennale; selected for 45th Anniversary of Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Selected for Kobe Biennale Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2008
    Selected for 48th Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition; selected for 7th Mashiko Ceramics Competition
    Selected for 46th Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition; selected for 55th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2009
    Selected for 49th Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2011
    Selected for Kobe Biennale Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2013
    Selected for 1st TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition
  • 2014
    20th Shoroku Awards Tea Ceramics Exhibition

Award

  • 1988
    Received the highest honors at 6th Saitama Ceramics Exhibition;
    received Mainichi Shimbun Prize
  • 1992
    Received the Prime Minister's Award at the 10th Saitama Ceramics Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Incentive Award at the 40th Shinkyo Exhibition
  • 2004
    Received the Shinkyo Award at the 47th Shinkyo Exhibition
  • 2005
    Received the Incentive Award at the 1st Kikuchi Biennale