Kiyokazu Kato

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Member, TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan

Career

  • Born on June 2, 1970 in Gojo, Kyoto City, to the 1st Generation Seizan (father). Grandfather was the 13th Generation Jibe of the Furuta Oribe Seto Jissaku Studied under KAWASE Mitsuyuki and his father KATO Seizan
  • 1990
    Graduated from the Ceramics Molding Course at the Kyoto Prefectural Ceramics Technical Institute
  • 1994
    Received the Take Award at the Tofuku-ji Ceramics Association Exhibition
    (the exhibited work was purchased by Tofuku-ji Temple)
  • 2002
    Received the name of 2nd Generation Seizan
  • 2004
    Recommended as a member of the Ceramic Art Foundation
    Selected for the 33rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Kinki Exhibition (Selected numerous times to date)
  • 2005
    Selected for the 5th Mashiko Ceramics Competition
    Selected for the 42nd Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Selected for the 51st Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (Selected 6 times to date)
    Selected for the 18th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition (Selected 2 times to date)
    Appointed as a project member of the Ceramic Art Foundation
    Selected for the 27th Chozasho Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition (Selected 4 times to date)
  • 2006
    Kyoto Arts and Culture Foundation “CRIA” Exhibition
    Recommended as a Commissioned Member of the Ceramic Art Association
    Solo exhibition at Ginza Kuroda Touen (held annually to date)
  • 2007
    Solo exhibition at Kamakura Kogei
    Selected for the 1st Hagi Taishou (Grand Prix) of Contemporary Ceramics (Selected once to date)
    Selected for the 69th Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition (Selected twice to date)
  • 2008
    Solo exhibition at Fukuya Department Store (Hiroshima) (Held biennially to date)
    Solo exhibition at Abeno Kintetsu Department Store (Osaka)
    Group exhibition at Shibuya Seibu
  • 2009
    Solo exhibition at Hokkaido Marui-Imai Department Store (2012)
  • 2010
    Interior Aqua (Sapporo) (held annually to date)
  • 2011
    Solo exhibition at Umeda Daimaru Department Store
  • 2012
    Solo exhibition at JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan
  • 2013
    Selected for the 1st TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition (Selected once to date)
    His work was displayed at the Hagi Uragami Museum
    Solo exhibition at Hakata Daimaru Department Store
  • 2014
    Solo exhibition at Okayama Tenmaya
    Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Takashimaya
  • Present
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Member, TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan

Award

  • 2003
    Received the Jury Members’ Award at the Ceramic Art Foundation Exhibition
    Received the Grand Prix at the 15th Ceramic Art Museum Exhibition
  • 2005
    Received the Ceramics Grand Prize at the Ceramic Art Foundation Exhibition
  • 2007
    Received the Incentive Award at the 28th Chozasho Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2010
    Received the Toguri Museum of Art Award at the Ceramic Art Foundation
  • 2013
    Received the Grand Prize (Katsuranomiya Trophy) at the 22nd Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition
  • 2014
    Received the Incentive Award at the TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition