Kazuhiro Kato

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Shiga Arts and Crafts Association

Career

  • 1956
    1956: Born in Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto Prefecture
    Graduated from the Ceramics Course at the Kyoto Saga Art College
    Completed the Traditional Industries Successor Training Course at the Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industrial Research
    Graduated from the Molding Course at the Kyoto Municipal Ceramics Vocational Training School
  • 2010
    Received an Honorable Mention at the Otsu Art Exhibition
    Public exhibitions
  • 1980: Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition, Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition, Itami International Craft Exhibition, Kyoten, Kyoto Craft Arts Exhibition, Kyoto Crafts Exhibition, Shinshou Kogei Public Exhibition, Craft Competition in Takaoka, Ceramics Biennale, International Ceramics Competition Mino, Japan, Shinbi Kogei Exhibition, Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition,Japan Traditional Art Crafts Kinki Exhibition, Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition, Otsu Art Exhibition, Shiga Prefectural Art Exhibition

    Solo exhibitions
    1980: Nationwide, including Kyoto, Osaka, Otsu, Tokyo, Nagoya, Sapporo, Yonago, Himeji, Nagahama, and Mihara

    Other exhibitions
    1992: Contemporary Kyoto Art Crafts Exhibition (Museum of Kyoto)
    1993: Kyo 1993 “Territories...Borders” Kyoto Arts and Culture Foundation Selected Works Exhibition (Kyoto Shijo Gallery)
    Kyoto Arts Festival 1993 (Shimogamo-jinja)
    Otokuni Artist Association Exhibition (Nagaokakyo Civic Hall)
    1998: Kyoto Art Crafts Exhibition Selected Works (Museum of Kyoto)
    2000: Selected Artists in Kyoto Exhibition (Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art)
    2005: Shiga Ceramic Artists Exhibition (Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park)
    2008-: Shiga Arts and Crafts Association Exhibition (Museum of Modern Art, Shiga)

    Present
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Member, Shiga Arts and Crafts Association
    Part-time lecturer at the Osaka Aoyama Junior College and the Mino-gakuen College of Welfare and Nursery

Award

  • 1986
    Received the Best New Artist Award at the Shinshou Kogei Public Exhibition
  • 1988
    Received the Affiliate Award at the Shinshou Kogei Public Exhibition
  • 1989
    Received the Affiliate Award at the Shinshou Kogei Public Exhibition
  • 1993
    Received the Incentive Award at the Sagago-ryu “Flower Vase Exhibition”
  • 1994
    Received the Sagago-ryu Award at the Sagago-ryu “Flower Vase Exhibition”
  • 1995
    Received the Jury Members’ Award at the Sagago-ryu “Flower Vase Exhibition”
    Received the Runner-up Award (Momofuku Ando Special Award) at the Nissin Food Products Contemporary Ceramic Art (Noodle Bowl) Grand Prix Exhibition
  • 1996
    Received the Tomimoto Award at the Shinshou Kogei Public Exhibition
    Received the Jury Members’ Award at the Sagago-ryu “Flower Vase Exhibition”
    Received the Yomiuri Shimbun Osaka Office Award at the Shinbi Kogei Exhibition
    Received the Excellence Award at the Kyoto Craft Arts Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Mayor of Amagasaki Award at the Shinbi Kogei Exhibition
  • 1999
    Received the Shinbi Kogei Association Award at the Shinshou Kogei Exhibition