photo Hisaki Shomura

Hisaki Shomura

I gave the name of “Shirotaeji” to this hakuji (white porcelain) with its distinctive whiteness, silk-like sheen, and gracefulness.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Member, Saga Ceramic Art Association
    Member, Arita Ceramic Art Association
  • Studio

Career

  • 1997
    Graduated from Department of Industrial Chemistry, Kumamoto Institute
    of Technology (present Sojo University)
  • 1999
    Graduated from Saga Prefectural Arita College of Ceramics
    Worked for 2 years as a temporary employee of the college
  • 2006
    Member, Arita Ceramic Art Association
  • 2008
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2009
    Submitted to Kyushu National Museum "Craftworks of Today:Tradition & Creation"
    Utsuwa Yume Kobo "Shomura Hisaki:Unstable Stability" NHK BS 2 broadcast
  • 2012
    Member, Saga Ceramic Art Association
  • 2013
    Submitted to Asia Week New York 2013 "HERITAGE 2013"
  • 2014
    Submitted to Asia Week New York 2014 "HERITAGE 2014"
    Contemporary Japanese Ceramics by Living National Treasures and Other Masters, Washington, DC

Award

  • 2011
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Incentive Award
    at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Bank of Saga Cultural Foundation
    Best New Artist Award
  • 2014
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the West Japan
    Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition