photo Yoshihiro Nakamura

Yoshihiro Nakamura



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  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Kagawa Prefectural Artists Association


  • 1957
    Born in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture
  • 1976
    Graduated from Urushi Work Course, Kagawa Prefectural Takamatsu-Kougei High School
  • 1977
    Studied under urushi-work artist MURAOKA Shigeki
  • 1981
    Completed Researcher Program at Urushi Lacquer Ware Institute, Kagawa Prefecture
  • 1983
    Developed lacquer board togidashi technique and later changed the name to irokiri urushi
  • 2007
    Attended a successor training course of important intangible cultural property
    (raden (mother-of-pearl inlay) technique) and received guidance in the thick shell mother-of-pearl
    inlay technique from KITAMURA Shosai


  • 1983
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (first time)
  • 1987
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2011
    Received the Kagawa Board of Education Award at the Kagawa Art Exhibition
  • 2012
    Received the Takamatsu MItsukoshi Award at the Traditional Crafts Shikoku Exhibition
  • 2014
    Received the Sanuki Lacquer Art Museum Director's Award at the 1st National Urushi Art Grand Prix