Keiji Tanaka

TANAKA is pursuing the choshitsu kinma technique with its 3D effects, in which a line engraved kinma* pattern is crossed with a choshitsu** pitch-black ripple pattern to express depth and give an impression of transparency.
*Incised and color-filled decoration
**Carved lacquer

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Tanaka Urushi Studio

Career

  • 1956
    Born in Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture
  • 1994
    Completed the Researcher Course at the Urushi Lacquer Ware Institute

Award

  • 2007
    Received the Japan Kogei Association at the 50th Anniversary Japan Kogei Association Chugoku Branch Exhibition