photo Takashi Higuchi

Takashi Higuchi

I mainly weave Ojiya-chijimi (100% ramie) in the ikat style, and by incorporating traditional techniques I accept the challenge of creating new designs and pieces.

Works

Information

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

Career

  • 1948
    Born in Ojiya City, Snowy Province
  • 1971
    Graduated from Faculty of Science and Technology, Seikei University
  • 1990
    Selected for 37th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    (also selected for 45th, 50, 51, 52, 54, 57, 58, and 60 Exhibitions)
  • 1992
    Solo exhibition, Yoh Shomei Museum, Kita-Kamakura
  • 1998
    Solo exhibition, N'ESPACE, Omotesando, Harajuku, Tokyo(~2000)
  • 2004
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association. Affected by the Chuetsu Earthquake
  • 2005
    Solo exhibition praying for reconstruction from the earthquake disaster, N'ESPACE
  • 2008
    Solo exhibition celebrating his sixtieth birthday, Touchu, Ojiya City

Award

  • 1991:Received the Grand Prize
    at the 16th National New Textile Artists Exhibition