Minori Yoshita

Works

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Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Status
    Living National Treasure
    (Important Intangible Cultural Property:Gold underglaze)
  • Other

Career

  • 1951
    Inherited Kinzangama Kiln
  • 1970
    Selected by Ishikawa Prefecture and
    submitted his work (vase) to the Japan Expo
  • 1974
    Selected for Japan Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition
  • 1979
    His work (bowl) was selected for purchase by
    the Foreign Ministry, submitted to International
    Competition of Faenza ’79, Italy
  • 1986
    Solo exhibition, Nomura Art Museum,
    Nanzenji Temple, Kyoto
  • 1987
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Takashimaya
    Department Store
  • 1991
    Solo exhibition, Wako Hall, Ginza
  • 1992
    Designated as a holder of intangible
    cultural property (Kutani ware technique
    by the Preservation Society) designated by
    Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 1993
    Solo exhibition, Wako Hall, Ginza
    His work (bowl) selected for a permanent
    collection by Arthur M. Sackler Gallery,
    Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
  • 1994
    Solo exhibition, Yokohama Takashimaya
    Department Store
  • 1995
    Judge, 42nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition
  • 1997
    Solo exhibition, Wako Hall, Ginza
    1998:Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi
    Department Store
  • 2000
    Judge, 47th Japan Traditional Art Crafts
    Exhibition
  • 2001
    Designated as a holder of important
    intangible cultural property
    Solo exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi
    Department Store
    Designated as a holder of national important
    intangible cultural property
    (Yuuri kinsai (gold dyeing))

Award

  • 1963
    Received the Governor of Ishikawa Prize
    at the 2nd Kutani Ware New Works Exhibition
  • 1967
    Received the Prefectural Assembly
    Chairman’s Award at the Kutani Ware
    New Works Exhibition
  • 1972
    Received the Kanazawa City Mayor’s
    Award at the Ishikawa Design Exhibition
  • 1976
    Received an award at the Asahi Ceramic
    Art Exhibition
  • 1978
    Received the Issuikai Award
    at the Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition
  • 1980
    Received the Excellence Award
    at the 3rd Traditional Kutani Ware
    Crafts Exhibition
    Received an award at the Asahi Ceramic
    Art Exhibition
  • 1982
    Received the Excellence Award
    at the 5th Traditional Kutani Ware
    Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Member's Grand Prize
    at the Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition
  • 1984
    Received an award at the Chunichi
    International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japan
    Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1985
    Received an award at the Chunichi
    International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts
  • 1989
    Received the Excellence Award at the 12th
    Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1990
    Received the Excellence Award at the 13th
    Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • 1992
    Received the Excellence Award at the 15th
    Traditional Kutani Ware Crafts Exhibition
  • Received the Prince Takamatsu Memorial Prize at
    the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1995
    Received the Japan Ceramic Society Award ’94
    1997:Received an award at the International
    Enameled Porcelain Exhibition’97
  • 2000
    Received the Japan Kogei Association
    “Important Intangible Cultural Asset” Holder’s
    Prize at the 47th Japan Traditional
    Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2001
    Received the Hokkoku Cultural Award
    Received the Ishikawa Cultural Achievement Award
  • 2002
    Received the Komatsu Culture Award
  • 2003
    Received the 26th Ishikawa Television
    Broadcasting Award