photo Yasushi Shimizu

Yasushi Shimizu

By applying the kanshitsu (dry lacquer) technique I aim to express unrestricted forms, and forms that I find beautiful; this hope underlies my works.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Full member, Japan Association for Urushi Cultural Heritage
    Kyushitsu Course lecturer, Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima Lacquer Arts

Career

  • 1974
    Born in Kijima Taira Village, Nagano Prefecture
  • 1998
    Entered the Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima
    Lacquer Arts
  • 2003
    Graduated from the Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of
    Wajima Lacquer Arts
  • 2002
    Selected for the 19th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional
    Urushi Works for the first time
  • 2002
    Selected for the 43rd Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition for the first time
  • 2003
    20th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2003
    Studied under KOMORI Kunie
  • 2004
    21st Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2005
    22nd Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2005
    Domestic Researcher for the Agency for Cultural Affairs
  • 2006
    23rd Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2006
    Selected for the 53rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition for the first time
  • 2008
    25th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2008
    55th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2009
    56th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2010
    27th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2011
    28th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2012
    29th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2012
    59th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2012
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2013
    30th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2013
    60th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition

Award

  • 2008
    Received the Mayor of Kanazawa Award at the 49th Ishikawa
    Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2009
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 26th Exhibition
    of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2010
    Received the Governor of Ishikawa Prize at the 51st
    Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition