Eishi SHIMIZU

  • Lacquerware
  • 1958 -
Eishi SHIMIZU

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Ishikawa Branch/Director, Urushi Works Section
Board member, Ishikawa Prefectural Artistic and Cultural Association
Committee member, Kanazawa Crafts Association
Director, Kanazawa Urushi Association
Japan Association for Urushi Cultural Heritage
  • 1958 Born on June 18 in Osaka
  • 1981 Graduated from the Design Course at the Kanazawa College
    of Art
    Studied under the Important Intangible Cultural Property
    Holder OBA Shogyo
  • 1989 First solo exhibition at Nishinomiya City, Hyogo
    Prefecture
  • 1990 Submitted to the Japanese Government Pavilion at the
    International Garden and Greenery Exposition, Osaka,
    Japan, 1990
  • 1993 Submitted to the Taipei International Traditional
    Crafts Expo
  • 1996 Submitted to the Ishikawa Craftsmen, New Generation
    30-men Exhibition
  • 2000 Submitted to the Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Beijing
    Exhibition
    Specially invited to submit to the Ishikawa Traditional
    Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2004 Jury member at the 60th Ishikawa Contemporary Art
    Exhibition
    Judge at the 45th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition
  • 2004 First solo exhibition in Kanazawa at the Gallery Bisen
  • 2007 Student at a successor training course of the Important
    Intangible Cultural Property “Raden” (-2008)
    Studied under the Important Intangible Cultural
    Property Holder KITAMURA Shosai
  • 2008 Judge at the 49th Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition
  • 2009 Jury at the 65th Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
    “Kanazawa Crafts of the Present” Exhibition at the 21st
    Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
  • 2010 Part-time lecturer at the Kanazawa College of Art (1990-)
  • 2011 Jury member at the 67th Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
    Jury member at the Ishikawa Contemporary Art
    Exhibition
    Solo exhibition at Gallery Comfrey
  • 2012 Judge at the 53rd Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition
    Kanazawa-Tainan Crafts Interchange Exhibition
  • 2013 Kanazawa World Craft Competition 2013 “The Time Space
    Interval of Tea”
  • 2014 Jury member at the 70th Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition

  • 1981Received the Japan URUSHI Arts and Crafts Association
    Incentive Award for his graduation project
  • 1988Received the Grand Prize at the Ishikawa Contemporary
    Art Exhibition
    Received the Incentive Award at the Ishikawa
    Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1989Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 6th
    Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
    Received the Design Centre Chairman’s Award at the Kanazawa
    Urushi Ware Cooperative Society Exhibition
    Received the Hokuriku Broadcasting President's Award at the
    Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Incentive Award at the Ishikawa Contemporary Art
    Exhibition
  • 1999Received the Governor of Ishikawa Prize at the 40th
    Anniversary of the Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition
  • 2000Received the Incentive Award 6 times at the Kanazawa
    Crafts Exhibition
  • 2001Received the Fine Arts Grand Prize at the Ishikawa
    Contemporary Art Exhibition
  • 2003Received the Ishikawa Association for the Promotion of
    Traditional Craft Industries Chairman’s Award at the
    Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
  • 2009Received the Ishikawa Prefectural Artistic and Cultural
    Association Chairman’s Award