photo Sogen Nishiyama

Sogen Nishiyama

The texture of kimono tie-dyed fabric is expressed by using crystalline glazes, and patterns are expressed by underglaze and overglaze decoration.

Works

Information

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

Career

  • 1978
    Started in pottery. Studied under IKEDA Denpei
  • 1981
    Awarded at the Saga Art Association Exhibition
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1985
    Recommended as a full member of the Japan Kogei Association
    Visited Taiwan, South Korea, China, and West Germany
  • 1997
    Selected for the Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition
  • 1998
    Runner-up at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
  • 1999
    His works supplied to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 2001
    Solo exhibition at Fukuoka Iwataya
    Solo exhibition at Kankodo, Maebashi City
  • 2003
    3rd Place at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
    Solo exhibition at Kankodo, Maebashi City
  • 2004
    Solo exhibition at the Yagihashi Department Store
  • 2005
    Awarded at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2007
    Solo exhibition at the Yagihashi Department Store
    Solo exhibition at Fukuoka Iwataya
  • 2010
    Runner-up at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2014
    Received the Saga Television Station Award at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition

Award

  • 1982
    Received the Governor’s Award at the Saga Art Association Exhibition
    1st Place at the Kyushu Contemporary Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1983
    Received the Governor’s Award at the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition
  • 1990
    Received the Association Award at the Saga Art Association Exhibition
    Received the Saga Art Association Award at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
  • 1992
    Received the RKB Mainichi Broadcasting Award at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Saga Television Station Award at the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition
    Received the Saga Shimbun Award at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
  • 1999
    Received the Saga Television Station Award at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2003
    Received the Saga Television Station Award at the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition
    Received the Saga Chamber of Commerce and Industry Union Award at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2004
    Received the Grand Prize at the Nagasaki Ceramics Competition
    Received the Governor’s Award at the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition
    Received the Mayor’s Award at the Saga Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 2005
    Received the Governor’s Award at the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition
    Received the Member’s Excellence Award at the Saga Art Association Exhibition
  • 2006
    Received the Grand Prize at the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition
  • 2009
    Received the Saga Chamber of Commerce and Industry Union Award at the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition