photo Tetsuya Nagato

Tetsuya Nagato

I am continually pursuing the contrast between the sharpness of ceramics and the softness found in wheel-thrown pieces.

Works

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Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition (TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan)

Career

  • 1962
    Born in Tobe Town, Iyo County, Ehime Prefecture
  • 1980
    Studied under ONISHI Hikaru
  • 1984
    Took over the family business (Tosaigama kiln)
  • 1985
    Selected for the Nissin Foods Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition (3 times)
  • 1990
    Selected for the Ehime Prefectural Art Exhibition (5 times)
  • 2000
    Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition (Selected once)
    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (Selected 4 times)
    Selected for the Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition (14 times)
  • 2008
    Produced the facility name plate on the entrance hall wall of Surpass City Shiroyama Park
  • 2010
    Produced the bathroom tiles and decorative plates in the guestrooms of Dogo Yumekura

Award

  • 1990
    Received the Minister of Education, Science and Culture Incentive Award at the Ehime Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 2000
    Received the Issuikai Award at the Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2006
    Received the Excellence Award at the Ehime Ceramics Exhibition
    Received the Incentive Award at the Ehime Ceramics Exhibition (Awarded 6 times)
  • 1985
    Received the Special Award at the Ehime Traditional Specialty Goods Exhibition
  • 2013
    Selected for the TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition (1 time)