Yushi ITO

  • Ceramics
  • 1945 -
Yushi ITO

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1945 Born in Tokoname City, location of one of the six major old kilns of Japan
  • 1963 Studied under HINENO Sakuzo and TOMIMOTO Goro
  • 1979 Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1983 Submitted to the Tokoname-Shigaraki Joint Exhibition
  • 1986 Submitted to the EMON-Mino-Tokoname Joint Exhibition
  • 1991 Submitted to the Recreational Symposium “Discoloration of Clay” Exhibition at Hagi Gallery Saitoan
  • 1992 Participated in the workshop at the Universiti Teknologi MARA
    His work was collected by the Handa Municipal Museum
  • 1993 Visited South Korea
  • 1994 Pottery making at Gyeongju, South Korea. Solo exhibition at Hashimoto Art Gallery, Nagoya
  • 1995 The Encounter of the Flower and the Vase Exhibition (Masuda Studio, Shinjuku, Tokyo)
    Jointly held with Ikebana artists OTA Mitsuru, KASUYA Akihiro, KUDO Kazuhiko, KOIZUMI Michio, SHIMODATakatoshi, SENDA Riho, HAYAKAWA Kenichi, HINATA Yoichi, and YOSHIMURA Takashi
  • 1996 Submitted to the Tokoname Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition at the Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum
    Submitted to the IAC 1996 “Exhibition of Contemporary Tokai Ceramic Art”
  • 1997 Pottery making at Dan Kwian, Thailand 
  • 1998 Participated in the workshop with Ms. Choi and Ms. Anne of the USA at Ms. Choi’s kiln in Gyeongju, South Korea
  • 1999 Participated in the Japan-India workshop at Delhi Blue Pottery (New Delhi, India)
  • 2000 Jury member at the 31st Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2002 Submitted to the Chozasho Awards “Then and Now” Exhibition at the Tokoname Municipal Ceramic Art Research Institute
  • 2003 Jury member at the 34th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2004 Submitted to the “Exhibition PEACE and HARMONY” in New Delhi, India
  • 2006 Jury member at the 37th Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Submitted to the Japan-Korea Ceramics Exchange Exhibition (Kijang, South Korea)
    Vineet Kacker and Yushi Ito 2-men Exhibition at ANANT Gallery (New Delhi, India)
  • 2007 Specially submitted to the “Tea Ceramics of Aichi – Seto and Tokoname” (Aichi Prefecture Tokyo Office)
    Ms Deborah Roettinger and Yushi Ito Paintings and Ceramics 2-men Exhibition at Tokonoma Art Gallery (Gold Coast, Australia)
  • Submitted to the International Ceramic Fair 2008 (South Korea)
  • 2008 Submitted to the International Ceramic Fair 2008 (South Korea)
  • 2009 Cooking and ceramics collaboration with FUKUDA Hiroshi, Owner of Nabenoya, Tokyo (Asuke Kura no Naka Gallery)
    His work was collected by the Handa Municipal Museum, Aichi Prefecture
  • 2010 Exhibited 4,000 Guinomi cups at the Kura no Naka Gallery
    Appeared on NHK Weekend Chubu
  • 2011 Jury member at the 42nd Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Participated in the INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC WORKSHOP IN YEOJU (South Korea)
  • 2012 Invited to submit to the 43rd Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013 Instructor at the Tokoname Tounomori Ceramic Art Research Institute
  • Selected for the Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition 4 times to date
    Selected for the Chunichi International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts 5 times to date
    Selected for the Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition (Traditional Category) 4 times to date
    Selected for the Kikuchi Biennale 4 times to date
    Selected for the Tokai Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition and the Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition
    Selected for the 6th and 10th International Ceramics Competition Mino
  • Solo exhibitions
    Ikebukuro Seibu Department Store, Tokyo
    Meitetsu Department Store, Nagoya
    Ginza Kuroda Touen, Tokyo
    Masudaya, Shinjuku, Tokyo
    Hashimoto Art Gallery, Nagoya
    Toyota, Trio Rio
    Gallery Ensha, Niigata
    Seisui Toen, Kawanishi
    Gallery Yu, Kawasaki
    Iwaoka Ceramics Gallery, Sagamihara
    Gallery Champêtre, Aoyama
    Yugado, Nagoya
    Gallery Kazaku-guruma, Fukuyama
    Hodge Podge Gallery, Kyoto
    Mizunoya, Handa
    Art Salon Kogen, Nagoya
    Keikyu Department Store, Kobe
    Gallery Toshin, Kamakura
    Kochuraku, Kagoshima
    Azabu-jyuban Man-en, Tokyo
    Sumi, Kochi
    Art Space Kawamoto, Toyama
    Shunkashuto (Gallery Shiki), Kobe
    Gallery Suki, Konan
    Sou, Matsuyama
    Akasaka Yu Gallery, Tokyo
    Morita Gallery, Tokyo
    Taro Kaburimono, Kochi
    Gallery Tousai, Toyonaka
    Asuke Kura no Naka Gallery
    Menami, Kyoto
    Kazenosawa Gallery, Kurihara, Miyagi Prefecture
    Gallery Art Floor, Takahama
    (Full member, Japan Kogei Association)

  • 1978Received the Gold Award at the Biennale Internationale de Vallauris (Europe)
  • Received the Chozasho Award 6 times at the Chozasho Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Received the Incentive Award 3 times at the Chozasho Ceramic Art Exhibition