photo Ryuichi Kakurezaki

Ryuichi Kakurezaki



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  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association


  • 1950
    Born in Fukue City, Nagasaki Prefecture
  • 1973
    Graduated from the Osaka University of the Arts
  • 1985
    Guest at the Skidmore College, New York
  • 1990
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1990
    Submitted to the International Garden and Greenery Exposition, Osaka, Japan, 1990
  • 1992
    Submitted to the 50 maîtres :les arts appliqués dans le Japon contemporain (Hosted by NHK, Paris/Across Japan)
  • 1996
    Submitted to the Japan Inter Culture “Masterpieces of Contemporary Japanese Ceramics” Asia Touring Exhibition (China, Thailand, Malaysia, returned to Japan in 1997)
  • 1997
    Submitted to the “Cordes de Feu:Mille Ans de Céramique Japonaise à Bizen” at the Musée National de Céramique
  • 2000
    Specially invited to submit to the “The Japanese Art of Tea:Modern Teaware from the Collections of the Tanabe Art Museum” at the Helsinki City Art Museum
  • 2002
    Submitted to the “International Asia-Pacific Contemporary Ceramics Invitational Exhibition” at the New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum
  • 2003
    Submitted to the Musee Tomo “Japanese Ceramics Today” Exhibition
  • 2004
    Submitted to the “Charm of Bizen Wares” Exhibition at the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
  • 2005
    Submitted to the “Contemporary Clay” Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 2006
    Submitted to the “Contemporary Clay” Exhibition at the Japan Society (New York)


  • 1982
    Received the Sanyo Shimbun Award at the Okayama Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 1986
    Received the Issuikai Award at the Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition (also received in 1990)
  • 1988
    Received the Grand Prize at the Tanabe Museum of Art “Arts of the Tea Ceremony” Exhibition (also received in 1992)
  • 1989
    Awarded at the 1st Ceramics Biennale ’89
  • 1993
    Received the Incentive Award at the Sogetsu Foundation Flower Vases Exhibition
  • 1995
    Received the Excellence Award at the MOA Mokichi Okada Awards, and held a Commemorative Exhibition at the same museum
  • 1996
    Received the Japan Ceramic Society Award
  • 1997
    Received the Sanyo Shimbun Grand Prize at the 48th Okayama Art Exhibition
  • 2008
    Received the Excellence Award at the Musee Tomo Prize, Contemporary Ceramics for the Tea Ceremony Exhibition
  • 2009
    Received the Kaneshige Toyo Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku Branch Exhibition