photo Masahiro Sunata

Masahiro Sunata

My main production is dry-lacquer works in which five to seven sheets of hemp cloth are pasted over.
By jointly using ramie cords, I aim at creating works that are more suited for practical use.

Works

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Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Amical Exhibition
    Oyabe Municipal Federation of Arts and Culture
  • Other

Career

  • 1963
    Graduated from Oyabe Municipal Shotoku Elementary School
  • 1966
    Graduated from Tonami Municipal Tonami-Hokubu Junior High School
  • 1969
    Graduated from Toyama Prefectural Takaoka High School
  • 1973
    Graduated from Faculty of Letters, Hokkaido University
  • 1986
    Started practicing urushi work at Takaoka Lacquerware Co-operative School
  • 1989
    Self-taught and produced dry-lacquer works
  • 1993
    First time submitted and selected for Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1994-1995
    Attended the Takaoka City Traditional Technique Training Course
    (dry-lacquer technique), taught by MASUMURA Kiichiro
  • 1998
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2007
    20th Anniversary of Amicale Exhibition (submitted regularly to date)

Award

  • 1991
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japan Traditional
    Art Crafts Toyama Exhibition
  • 1992
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Toyama Exhibition
  • 1993
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Toyama Branch Award
    at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Toyama Exhibition
  • 1998
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award
    at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Toyama Exhibition
  • 2001
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award
    at the 18th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works