Jun TAKEGOSHI

  • Ceramics
  • 1948 -
Jun TAKEGOSHI

I produce ceramics using the slab building technique. Mainly on square forms and shapes, I apply iroe (overglaze enamel painting), in which I aim to create an impression on the viewer by making the best use of the space or blank emptiness of hakuji (white porcelain).

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Vice-president, Association for the Preservation of Wajima-nuri
  • 1974 Selected for the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition 
  • 1979 Participated in the founding of the Japan New Art-Craft Artists Association. Held the post of Jury Member
    Studied under CHOSA Yoshiyuki (Order of Culture recipient, metal chaser)
  • 1988 Australia Bicentennial Exhibition. His work was later purchased by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
    His work appeared on the Fuji Television Network “Museum on the Air”
  • 1984 Solo exhibition at Seibu Department Store, Ikebukuro, Takanawakai and Seishukai
  • 1991 Solo exhibition at Ginza Wako Hall. Held triennially to date
  • 1995 Solo exhibition at THE FINE ART SOCIETY PLG (London)
    Held every 4 years. 3 items were collected by the Victoria and Albert Museum
  • 1996 Received the Grand Prize at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1997 Received the Grand Prize at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1998 Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (Left the Nitten and Japan New Art-Craft Artists Association)
  • 1998 Received the Grand Prize at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1999 Selected for the 50 maîtres :les arts appliqués dans le Japon contemporain (Hosted by NHK, Paris Mitsukoshi Etoile)
    Appeared on NHK “Yakimono Tanbo” – the Dance-like Beauty of Iroe
  • 2000 Judge at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition. Held the post to date
    Appeared on NHK “Shumi Yu-yu”
  • 2002 Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi. Held triennially to date
    Submitted to the NHK Sunday Museum
  • 2006 Submitted to the 21st Century Exhibition (5-cities Art Association). Selected every year to date
    Solo exhibition at Izumi Gyokusoudou (Osaka)
    Solo exhibition at INTERNATIONAL ASIAN ART FAIR JOAN B MIRVISS LTD (New York)
    His work was collected by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
    His work was collected by the Newark Museum
    His work was collected by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • 2007 Received the 2006 Japan Ceramic Society Award
    Solo exhibition at Tobi Art Fair Haru (Tokyo Art Club)
    Judge at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. Held the post to date
  • 2008 Invited to the Mitsukoshi Century of Art Memorial “Nouvelles Ailes Fine Arts of Today Exhibition”
  • 2009 Guest Artist at the Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition. Held the post to date
    Received the 32nd Ishikawa Television Broadcasting Award
  • 2010 Solo exhibition at JOAN B MIRVISS LTD (New York)
    Appeared on the NHK “Bi no Tsubo” – Kutani Wares
  • 2011 Jury member at the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Ceramic Art
    Specially submitted to the Ginkakuji “Tea Ceremony to Pray for Peace” Charity Event
  • 2012 Produced the Main Prize for the 1st Muro Saisei Literary Award
    His work was collected by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Specially submitted to the Ginkakuji “Tea Ceremony to Pray for Peace” Charity Event
  • 2013 His work was introduced in the Senior High School art textbook “Crafts I”
  • Ishikawa Prefectural Intangible Cultural Asset
    Secretary at the Japan Kogei Association Ceramics Section
    Executive Director at the Ishikawa Ceramics Association

  • 1986Received the Hakone Open-air Museum Award at the Japanese New Crafts for Tomorrow Exhibition
  • 1998Received the Grand Prize at the Japanese New Crafts for Tomorrow Exhibition
  • 1991Received the Special Prize at the Nitten. His work was added to the Tsurui Museum of Art collection
    Received the Grand Prize at the Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1994Received the Special Prize at the Nitten
  • 2002Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2004Received the Incentive Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition