photo Masako Otsuki

Masako Otsuki

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Metal works
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association

Career

  • 1943
    Born in Yokohama
  • 1996
    Graduated from the Department of Design at the Tama Art University
    Studied under YAMANA Ayao, KUROKI Ayako, and MASUDA Mitsuo
  • 1977
    Established the Otsuki Kobo
  • 1982
    Selected for the 22nd Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts. Selected successively to date
    Selected for the 12th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition. Selected successively to date
  • 1984
    Selected for the 31st Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. Selected successively to date
  • 1987
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1998
    Judge at the 28th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
    Relocated the Otsuki Kobo to Motomachi, Yokohama
  • 1999
    Solo exhibition (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store)
  • 2002
    Judge at the 42nd Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts
  • 2004
    Invited to submit to the Contemporary Japanese Metalwork Exhibition (Danish Museum of Art and Design)
  • 2005
    Chokin workshop at the Institute of Precious Metals, Copenhagen Technical College
  • 2008
    Solo exhibition (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store)
  • 2009
    Judge at the 49th Eastern Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2013
    Judge at the 60th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • Present
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Secretary, Japan Kogei Association Metalwork Section
    President, Otsuki Kobo

Award

  • 1992
    Received the Incentive Award at the 32nd Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 22nd Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 1995
    Received the Special Incentive Award at the 31st Kanagawa Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 1996
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 26th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Eastern Japan Branch Award at the 37th Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts
  • 2006
    Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the 34th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2009
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Superintendent’s Award at the 38th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
  • 2011
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 40th Japanese Traditional Metalwork Exhibition
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 58th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition