Isao Onishi

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Lacquerware
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Status
    Living National Treasure
    (Important Intangible Cultural Property:Lacquer)

Career

  • 1969
    Studied Kamakura style carving under KIUCHI
    Seigaku(~1974)
  • 1974
    Studied under AKAIKE Tomoya(~1984)
  • 1982
    Instructor, Wajima Lacquerwork Technical
    Training Center, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 1990
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2002
    Designated as a holder of national important
    intangible cultural property (Kyushitsu technique)
  • 2004
    Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon

Award

  • 1993
    Received the Minister of Education, Science and Culture Prize at the 40th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1997
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 14th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1998
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner’s Award at the 15th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 2000
    Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 17th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
    Received the President of Japan Art Crafts Association Prize at the 47th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition