photo Sakamoto Sakamoto

Sakamoto Sakamoto

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Ishikawa Branch
    Lecturer, Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima Lacquer Arts
    Member, Association for the Preservation of Wajima-nuri

Career

  • 1973
    Studied under Urushi (Chinkin) artist KOKON Seiho
  • 1976
    Graduated from the Chinkin Course at the Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima Lacquer Arts
  • 1979
    Studied under his father, Nitten Artist (Maki-e) SAKAMOTO Masaharu
  • 1979
    Japan Lacquer Society Exhibition at Ikebukuro Seibu Department Store. Submitted successively to date
  • 1980
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time at the first attempt
  • 1981
    Selected for the Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time. Selected successively to date
  • 1984
    Selected for the Contemporary Art Exhibition for the first time
  • 1984
    Selected for the Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works for the first time
  • 1986
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1987
    Accepted as a member of the Pilot Corporation Kokkokai
  • 1989
    His work was purchased by Wajima City
  • 1990
    Specially invited to submit to the Japanese government’s pavilion “Cultural Tradtion”at International Garden and Greenery Exposition
  • 1995
    Assistant lecturer at the Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima Lacquer Arts
  • 2000
    Submitted to the Japan Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Beijing Exhibition at the National Art Museum of China, Beijing
  • 2003
    4-men Urushi exhibition at Nihonbashi Takashimaya
  • 2009
    Designated as a member of the Important Intangible Cultural Property Wajima-nuri Technique Preservation Society
  • 2012
    Secretary at the Japan Kogei Association Ishikawa Branch

Award

  • 1985
    Received the Wajima Board of Education Superintendent’s Award at the Wajima Art Exhibition
  • 1986
    Received the Governor of Ishikawa Prize at the Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1998
    Received the Governor of Tokyo Prize at the Japanese Bekko Craft Competition
  • 2001
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Incentive Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2002
    Received the Incentive Award at the Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2005
    Awarded at the International Amber Craft Competition “A la tuile 2005”
  • 2006
    Received the Wajima Lacquer Association of Commerce and Industry President’s Award at the Wajima Art Exhibition
  • 2011
    Received the Grand Prize and the Mayor of Wajima Award at the Wajima Art Exhibition