photo Yoshie Kondo

Yoshie Kondo

KONDO expresses the beauty of weaving and materials by combining two techniques: tate-zurashi kasuri (sliding warp ikat yarn backward and forward) to create patterns and ayaori (twill weaving) to give variation to the weave.

Works

Information

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

Career

  • 1966
    Graduated from the Department of Design at the Joshibi University of Art and Design
    Worked as a graphic designer in Hayakawa Yoshio Design Office and Kono Takashi “Desuka” Design Office
  • 1982
    Studied textiles under KAJITANI Itsuko

    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Japan Traditional Textile Arts Exhibition
    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Eastern Branch (New Works) Exhibition
    Silk Museum Textile Works Exhibition
    National New Textile Artists Exhibition
    (selected several times since 1988)
    Chiba Prefecture Arts Exhibition
  • 2003
    Solo exhibition at Ginza Seigetsudo Gallery
  • 2014
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2015-2016
    Important Intangible Cultural Property for silk weaving training trainees

Award

  • 1994
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 34th Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 1996
    Received the Japan Floss Silk Association President’s Award at the 14th Silk Museum Textile Works Exhibition
  • 2001
    Received the Mitsukoshi Award at the 41st Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition
  • 2008
    Received the Chiba exhibition Prefectural superintendent-of-education prize
  • 2013
    Received the Chairman of Japan Art Crafts Association Prize at the 60th Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition