photo Shunsai Hata

Shunsai Hata

I create designs giving an impression of transparency so that the viewer becomes unaware of the underlying iron; I make it a policy to create works unique to myself, by incorporating contemporary elements while maintaining time-honored traditions.

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Career

  • 1976
    Born in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture
  • 1996
    Learned production of tea urn from father Shunsai II
  • 2009
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Award

  • 2007
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 54th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
    Received the President of NHK Prize at the 60th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Grand Prize in Category 1 at the 7th Sano Renaissance Metal-casting Exhibition
  • 2016
    Received the Kumamoto Prefectural Traditional Crafts Center Prize at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2018
    Received the Sekido Museum Prize at the Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition