photo Masayo Iguchi

Masayo Iguchi

I express subtle colors by laying one glaze on top of another. These days, I make and apply copper red and iron red matte glazes.

Works

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Information

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

Career

  • 1956
    Born in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture
  • 1978
    Graduated from the Department of Painting in the College of Art and Design at the Musashino Art University
  • 1980
    Started the production of ceramics
  • 1986
    Member of the Women’s Association of Ceramic Art (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art) 1986-2003
  • 1989
    Solo exhibition at Biso Gallery (Chiba)
  • 1990
    4-men Ceramic Exhibition at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 1992
    Selected for the 32nd Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition at the first attempt (Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition as of 2008)
    Selected for the the 39th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition at the first attempt
  • 1995
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association. Submitting to the Traditional Art Crafts Chiba Exhibition annually since 1995
  • 1996
    Submitting to the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Ceramic Art (formerly the New Ceramic Works Exhibition) at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi annually since 1996
  • 1997
    Bonsai Wares Exhibition
    Chiba Civic Gallery Inage Special Exhibition, the Chiba Female Craft Artists Exhibition
  • 1998
    Ceramic Bowl Awards Exhibition
    Solo exhibition at Furushima Gallery (Chiba)
  • 1999
    2-men Exhibition at Creative Glazed Ceramics (Sakura)
    Chiba Civic Gallery Inage Special Exhibition, the Chiba Female Craft Artists Exhibition
  • 2001
    Participated in the Women’s Ceramic Exhibition (a collaborative exhibition of Japanese ceramic artists and foreign artists), a Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park special event
    2-men Exhibition at Creative Ceramics Yu (Sakura)
  • 2002
    Solo exhibition at Furushima Gallery (Chiba)
  • 2003
    Group exhibition at Gallery Furushima Solo exhibition at Matsuya Ginza
  • 2004
    Solo exhibition at Chiba Mitsukoshi
    Solo exhibition at the Contemporary Ceramic Crafts and Arts Yu (Tokyo Palace Hotel)
  • 2005
    Submitted to the “Flower of Modern Ceramics:Miyanohara Ken”, a special exhibition planned by the Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art
    Submitting to the Toyokai Exhibition (Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art) annually since 2005
    Submitting to the Toyokai Small Works Exhibition (Chiba Mitsukoshi) annually since 2005
    2-men Exhibition at Creative Ceramics Yu (Sakura)
    Solo exhibition at Furushima Gallery (Chiba)
  • 2006
    Solo exhibition at Chiba Mitsukoshi
  • 2007
    Group exhibition at Gallery Furushima Solo exhibition at Contemporary Ceramic Crafts and Arts Yu (Tokyo Palace Hotel)
    Solo exhibition at Gallery REN (Shibuya)
    Group exhibition (Yamani Otsuka, Mashiko)
  • 2008
    2-men Exhibition at Creative Ceramics Yu (Sakura)
    4-men Exhibition at (Yamani Otsuka, Mashiko)
  • 2009
    Solo exhibition at Gallery REN (Shibuya)
    Group exhibition (Yamani Otsuka, Mashiko)
  • 2010
    Solo exhibition at Chiba Mitsukoshi
  • 2011
    1st Contemporary Kogei Art Fair (Tokyo International Forum)
    2-men Exhibition at Creative Ceramics Yu (Sakura)
  • 2013
    22nd Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition 1st TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition (Nihonbashi Takashimaya)
    Japan Kogei Association Eastern Branch Special Exhibition (Fukuoka)
    Solo exhibition at Chiba Mitsukoshi
  • 2014
    Group exhibition at Gallery Furushima
    Other group exhibitions at Wacoal Ginza Art Space, NHK Chiba, Nikke Colton Plaza, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Ceramic Art Gallery Motoko (Funabashi City), Creative Glazed Ceramic Ware (Sakura City)

Award

  • 1986
    Received the Governor of Kyoto Award at the 20th Anniversary Women’s Association of Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 1994
    Received the Kahoku Award at the 28th Women’s Association of Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2010
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 38th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Ceramic Art