photo Katsudo Nakajima

Katsudo Nakajima

Expression by using glaze color shade and playing with the fluid contrast of kaiyu (wood ash glaze); his main production is characterized by double cracked celadon ware that has evolved from his practice of kaiyu glazing.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Japan Ceramics Society
    Japan Society of Oriental Ceramic Studies

Career

  • 1954
    Born in Tokyo
    Trained at Hagi, Shigaraki, and Iga
  • 1984
    Established a climbing kiln in Tanzawa, Kanagawa Prefecture
  • 2001
    Recommended Artist at the 16th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition
    Held the Hamada Shoji Award and Kamoda Shoji Award Winner Exhibition at the Ceramic Art Messe Mashiko (Currently Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art)
  • 2005
    Guest Artist at the 18th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition
  • 2007
    Guest Artist at the 19th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition
  • 2009
    Guest Artist at the 20th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition
  • Held solo exhibitions at locations such as Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Osaka Takashimaya, and Ginza Matsuya

Award

  • 1993
    Received the Excellence Award and Mainichi Shimbun Award at the Japan Ceramic Arts Exhibition
  • 1995
    Received the Excellence Award and Mainichi Shimbun Award at the Japan Ceramic Arts Exhibition successively
  • 1998
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japanese Traditional Art Crafts New Works Exhibition (currently the Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition)
  • 2000
    Received the Grand Prize and the Hamada Shoji Award at the Mashiko Ceramics Competition