photo Shinya Nishida

Shinya Nishida

I create ceramic ware using a combination and arrangement of line inlay, deisai (application of slip pigmented by the addition of metal oxide), and glaze coloring.
I very much pursue my own style of work.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Secretary, Traditional Art Crafts Mie Institute

Career

  • 1955
    Born in Hamada City, Shimane Prefecture
  • 1978
    Graduated from the Ceramics Course at the Tokyo Craft Design Institute
    Entered the Design Department at Happutoen in Mie Prefecture. In charge of Western tableware design and the production of one-off works
  • 1987
    Established the Shinzangama kiln and became independent
  • Selected
    ・ Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition 18 times ('91, '92, '94, '03, '05, '07-'09,'11, ‘13)
    ・ Selected for the Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition 3 times ('95, '03, '05)
    ・ Selected for the Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition 21 times ('91, '93-'98, '01-'14)
      Jury member and specially invited to submit ('99)
    ・ Selected for the Mie Prefectural Art Exhibition 8 times ('85-'90, '92, '06)
    ・ Selected for the Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition ('84)
    ・ Selected for the Ceramics Biennale 3 times ('91, '93, '95)
    ・ Selected for the Daisanbunmei Exhibition 10 times ('84-'88, '90-'93, '95)
    ・ Selected for the Yakishime Ceramics Biennale ('94)

    Solo exhibition
    ・ 7 times at Sakae Mitsukoshi, Nagoya
    ・ 5 times at Hoshigaoka Mitsukoshi, Nagoya
    ・ 5 times at Niigata Mitsukoshi
    ・ 3 times at Matsuyama Mitsukoshi
    ・ 7 times at Kintetsu Yokkaichi
    ・ Once at Kintetsu Abeno
    ・ Once at Kintetsu Kashihara
    ・ 5 times at Daimaru Shinsaibashi
    ・ 4 times at Isetan Urawa
    ・ Once at Tsu Matsubishi
    *Held 3 to 4 times annually at department stores and galleries nationwide

    Group exhibition
    ・ Seishin Art Society Rome Exhibition ('96)
    ・ Korea-Japan Exchange Seoul Exhibition ('01, '02, '10)
    ・ Mie Traditional Craft Artists’ Best Works Exhibition at Sapporo Mitsukoshi ('07), Matsuyama Mitsukoshi ('08)

Award

  • ・Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (1993)
     One of his works was added to the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo(2013)
    ・Received the Nagoya Board of Education Award at the Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (1992)
    ・Received the Mie Board of Education Award at the Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (2000)
    ・Received the Excellence Award at the Mie Prefectural Art Exhibition (1991)
    ・Received the Blessings of Nature Award at the Mie Prefectural Art Exhibition (2014)
    ・Received the Grand Prize at the Seishin Art Society Exhibition (2001)
    ・Received the Governor of Aichi Award at the Seishin Art Society Exhibition (2014)
    ・Received the Mayor of Yokkaichi Award at the Yokkaichi Earthenware Competition (1996)
    ・Received the Incentive Award at the Bonsai Wares Exhibition (2001)
    ・Received the Mie Cultural Incentive Award (2013)