"MATSUO studied all aspects of ceramics in her grandfather’s and father’s hometown Arita, Saga Prefecture; after returning to Hagi, she studied under her father Sofu.
She works with both earthenware and porcelain. Her Hagi ware style involves painted themes and decoration.
In her activities as an artist, she produces porcelain ware, and her style includes sometsuke (blue and white), painting using washi (traditional Japanese paper), engraving, and seiji (celadon).
Currently, she is active as a full member of the Japan Kogei Association.
Honors and AffiliationFull member, Japan Kogei Association
- After returning to Hagi City, continues studying ceramics under her father Sofu
- Received the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Award at the 99th Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
Received the T Prize at the 38th Women's Association of Ceramic Art Exhibition
Received the Nikkei Inc. Award at the 102nd Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibito
Selected for the 52nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
Selected for the 56th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibitio
Selected for the 57th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
Received the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Award at the 108th Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
Received the Incentive Award at the 47th West Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition
Received the Excellence Award at the 66th Yamaguchi Art Exhibition
Selected for the 60th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
Received Honourable Mention at the 67th Yamaguchi Art Exhibition