photo Takashi Tanaka

Takashi Tanaka

My passion is to take the kiseto glaze used for Mino ware and create new ceramic works. I have developed kuchiba glazing. I use black clay for the base, and by carving patterns, the edges of the work are outlined in a soft black.

Works

Information

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

Career

  • 1978
    Born in Toki City, Gifu Prefecture
  • 1999
    Graduated from Specialist Course, Tajimi Technical High School
  • 2006
    Selected for the Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition; selected every year to date
    Selected for Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition; also selected from 2009 to 13
  • 2007
    Selected for Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition
  • 2011
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2013
    Selected for Chozasho Tokoname Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2014
    Selected for TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition
    "Kuchibayu Kamon Kaki" selected for a permanent collection of Mino ceramics,
    and collected by Mino Ceramic Art Museum, Tajimi

Award

  • 2012
    Received the Chunichi Incentive Award
    at the Mino Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2013
    Received the Nagoya Mayor's Prize
    at the Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Ceramic Art
  • 2014
    Received the Bronze Award at the Shoroku Awards
    Tea Ceramics Exhibition
    Received the TOKI Oribe Incentive Award at the Modern
    Tea Ceramics Exhibition
    Received the Ando Award at the Tokai Traditional
    Art Crafts Exhibition