Mina Okui

  • Lacquerware
  • 1970 -
Mina Okui

I want to make pieces that can only be made with wiped urushi lacquer; clear and easy to understand pieces that only I can make, and express the color and luster of urushi lacquer.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Director of the Japan Cultural Property Lacquer Association
  • 1970 Born in Kanagawa Prefecture
  • 1992 Graduated from Tokyo Woman's Christian University
  • 2001 Graduated from Lacquering Course at the Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima Lacquer Arts
    Studied under Kazumi Murose (– 2009)
  • 1999 Selected for the Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2003 Selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2020 Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon

  • 2006Received the Japan Kōgei Association Award at the 46th Traditional Kōgei New Works Exhibition
    Received the Tokyo Governor Award at the 53rd Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2010Received the 50th Anniversary Exhibition Award at the 50th East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2012Received the Incentive Award at the 52nd East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2017Received the Japan Kōgei Association President Award at the 64th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2023Received the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education Award at the 40th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

Price Range

$ 6,000 or more

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