Ikkokusai Kinjo

Works

Information

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

Career

  • 1965
    Born on March 25 in Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • 1983
    Entered the Urushi Lacquer Ware Institute
  • 1988
    Completed the Researcher Course at the Urushi Lacquer Ware Institute
  • 1991
    Succeeded to the name of 7th generation KINJO Ikkokusai
  • 1992
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time. Selected 19 times to date (Up until 2011)
    His work (paper box) was offered by Hiroshima Prefecture as a gift to the Crown Prince in celebration of his marriage
  • 2005
    Part-time lecturer at the Department of Arts, Hiroshima City University
  • 2006
    Received the Hiroshima Citizen Award
  • 2011
    Designated as a Hiroshima Prefectural Intangible Cultural Property Holder in “Ikkokusai Takamorie” techniques

Award

  • 1996
    Received the Governor of Shimane Award at the Japan Kogei Association Chugoku Branch Exhibition
  • 2002
    Received the Governor of Hiroshima Award at the Japan Kogei Association Chugoku Branch Exhibition
  • 2004
    Received the Incentive Award at the POLA Traditional Culture Awards, from the POLA Foundation for the Promotion of Traditional Japanese Culture
    Received the Hiroshima Cultural Award
  • 2005
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Incentive Award at the 52nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2007
    Received the Energia Fine Arts Prize, from the Energia Culture and Sports Foundation