photo Yasunori Inoue

Yasunori Inoue

I use the wheel for shaping, and by applying engraving and glaze, I make every effort to create works where the hakuji (white porcelain) stands out.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1958
    Born in Arita Town, Saga Prefecture
  • 1981
    Graduated from the Department of Industrial Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, Seikei University
    Started studying ceramics under his father INOUE Manji in April
  • 1983
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time
  • 1990
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association. Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition 24 times to date after membership
  • 1982
    Submitted to the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition (Submitted to date. Awarded 2 times)
  • 1985
    Selected for the Kyusyu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition, and awarded 10 times to date
    Selected for the Saga Prefectural Art Museum, and awarded 5 times in 1998
    Selected for the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition. Received the Excellence Award in 2002 (Minister of Education, Science and Culture Incentive Award)
  • Received the Excellence Award in 2003 (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Incentive Award). Also awarded in 2004 and 2005
    Selected for the Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition. Received the Issuikai Award 2 times to date
  • 1995
    Member, Issuikai
    2003: Became a committee member of the Issuikai. Jury member at the 2004 and 2007 Exhibitions
    Selected for the Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition in 1997, 2003, 2005, 2009, and 2013
  • 1998
    His work was purchased by the Japan Foundation (For the purpose of submitting the work to an overseas exhibition)
    Solo exhibition at Ginza WAKO Hall (Also held in 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011)
    Submitted to the Saga Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition at the British Museum
  • 2002
    Solo exhibition at Yokohama Sogo. Solo exhibition at Tottori Daimaru in 2003
  • 2004
    Solo exhibition at Tokushima Sogo (Also held in 2009)
    Submitted to the “Arita, Contemporary Ceramics from the Home of Japanese Porcelain” Exhibition in Germany
  • 2005
    Solo exhibition at Niigata Mitsukoshi. Solo exhibition at Shizuoka and Sapporo in 2006
  • 2007
    Received the Saga Shimbun Cultural Incentive Award
  • 2009
    Held the 30th Anniversary of Pottery Making Exhibition at Osaka and Yokohama Sogo
  • 2011
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Grand Prize at the West Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    Selected for the 1st TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition

Award

  • 1988
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Grand Prize at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Issuikai Members Grand Prize
  • 2000
    Received the Full Member’s Award at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 2001
    Received the Issuikai Members Grand Prize
  • 2002
    Received the Excellence Award at the Western Japan Ceramic Exhibition (Minister of Education, Science and Culture Incentive Award)
  • 2005
    Received the Governor’s Award at the Saga Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 2007
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 2009
    Received the Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting Award at the West Japan Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 2010
    Solo exhibition at Ikebukuro Seibu. Received an Honorable Mention at the Hagi Taishou (Grand Prix) of Contemporary Ceramics
  • 2011
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Grand Prize at the West Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition