Fumihiko KATSU

  • Other Crafts
  • 1952 -
Fumihiko KATSU

Applying traditional wired cloisonné techniques, I produce vessels and small containers with lids, and incense cases decorated with daring figurative designs.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1952 Born in Manazuru Town, Kanagawa Prefecture
  • 1981 Submitted to the Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition (-1996)
  • 1986 Selected for the Nitten for the first time (Also submitted in 1988, 1989, and 1990)
  • 1992 Submitted to the Contemporary Japanese Crafts Exhibition held in Germany (Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt)
  • 1993 Invited to submit to the International Exhibition of Japan Enameling Artist Association
  • 1994 Invited to submit to the Century-old Crafts Exhibition “Skillful and Sensitive Adventurers” (1200th anniversary of Kyoto)
  • 1995 Jury member at the Kanagawa Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 1997 Selected for the Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts, Traditional Art Crafts 7th Section Exhibition for the first time
  • 1998 Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time
  • 2002 Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2010 Judge at the Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition

  • 1984Received the Special Incentive Award at the 20th Kanagawa Prefectural Art Exhibition (Nationwide submissions)
  • 1986Received the Contemporary Crafts Award at the Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition
  • 1988Received the Art Scholarship Foundation Award at the Kanagawa Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 2000Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award at the Traditional Art Crafts Section Exhibition
  • 2001Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts
  • 2002Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the Traditional Art Crafts Section Exhibition
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts
  • 2009Received the Governor of Iwate Award at the Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition