photo Hiroshi Koie

Hiroshi Koie

I use iron-bearing shudei clay unique to Tokoname, and with my own technique (I named akebono-sai) applying the oxidizing technique, I explore new possibilities of shudei clay and create my own style of work.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Full member, director, branch executive director
    National Japanese Sencha Crafts Association

Career

  • 1955
    Born in Tokoname City, Aichi Prefecture
  • 1973
    Graduated from the Ceramics Course at the Aichi Prefectural Tokoname Senior High School
  • 1975
    Completed the Advanced Course at the Aichi Prefectural Seto Pottery Senior High School
  • 1978
    Selected for the 9th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time. Selected successively to date
    Selected for the 25th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time. Selected 23 times to date
  • 1979
    Selected for the 5th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition for the first time. Selected 3 times to date
    Selected for the 7th Chunichi International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts for the first time. Selected 6 times to date
  • 1982
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1989
    Selected for the 1st Ceramics Biennale Exhibition. Selected 4 times to date
    Selected to submit to the Contemporary Works from the Six Old Kilns of Japan Exhibition 2 times (1991)
  • 1991
    Supplied the teacups used by Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress at the 11th National Convention for the Development of an Abundantly Productive Sea
  • 1992
    Selected to submit to the Aichi Arts Center Opening Exhibition“Artists of Tokai”
  • 1994
    Selected for the 1994 Yakishime Ceramics Public Exhibition (Triennale) 2 times (1997)
    Selected for the Shigaraki Ceramics Exhibition
  • 1996
    Selected for the 1st Mashiko Ceramics Competition
  • 1999
    Selected to submit to the “Ceramics of Tokai”
  • 2004
    Invited to submit to and jury member at the 35th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2005
    Selected to submit to the “Ceramics of Tokai”
    Invited to submit to and jury member at the 36th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2008
    Invited to submit to the 39th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2009
    Invited to submit to and jury member at the 40th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Recorded the “Akebonosai” as part of the Japan Kogei Association Tokai Branch’s Traditional Technique Recording Project
  • 2010
    Invited to submit to and jury member at the 41st Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2011
    Jury member at the 39th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Ceramic Art
  • Others
    Provided commentary at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition in Nagoya in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2009
    Part-time lecturer at the Aichi Prefectural Seto Pottery Senior High School
    Jury member at Seto City Art Exhibition
    Secretary at the Japan Kogei Association
    Director at the National Japanese Sencha Crafts Association
    Solo exhibitions (Nagoya Maruei, Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Shinjuku Mitsukoshi, Gifu Takashimaya, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Okayama, Morioka)

Award

  • 1983
    Received the Nagoya Municipal Board of Education Award at the 14th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1986
    Received the Incentive Award at the 14th Chunichi International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts
  • 1987
    Received the Crafts Association Award at the 1st Japanese Sencha Crafts Exhibition. Selected 27 times to date
  • 1988
    Received the Maruei Award at the 19th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Crafts Association Award at the 2nd Japanese Sencha Crafts Exhibition
  • 1991
    Received the Obaku Award at the 5th Japanese Sencha Crafts Exhibition
  • 1992
    Received the Incentive Award at the 6th Japanese Sencha Crafts Exhibition
  • 1993
    Received the Chozasho Grand Prize at the 21st Chozasho Ceramic Art Exhibition (Became a public exhibition from the 15th Exhibition onward)
  • 1998
    Received the Crafts Association Award at the 12th Japanese Sencha Crafts Exhibition
  • 1999
    Received the 1st Jozan Award (Living National Treasure 3rd Generation Jozan Yamada Award)
  • 2000
    Received the NHK Nagoya Broadcasting Director-General’s Award at the 31st Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2002
    Received the Shizuoka Board of Education Superintendent’s Award at the 33rd Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2005
    Received the National Japanese Sencha Association Award at the 19th Japanese Sencha Crafts Exhibition
  • 2006
    Received the National Japanese Sencha Association Award at the 20th Japanese Sencha Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition Award at the 37th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2007
    Received the Governor of Aichi Award at the 38th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • Others
    Received the Chozasho Award 4 times and the Incentive Award 2 times at the Chozasho Ceramic Art Exhibition