Naokata Ueda

  • Ceramics
  • 1957 -
Naokata Ueda

I make Shigaraki ware tea utensils. I like to make things that are simple and not too loud, but have a significant presence.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1957 Born in Yame County, Fukuoka Prefecture
  • 1975 Studies under Traditional Craftsman, Tsuyoshi Ogami in Tanba
  • 1979 Works at the climbing kiln for Shigaraki ware kiln Soutouen
  • 1982 Selected for the Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Adopted by 5th Generation Naokata
  • 1983 Graduated from Kyoto Prefectural Vocational Training School of Ceramics
  • 1984 Completed the Glaze Course at the Shiga Prefectural Institute of Ceramics
    Studies under Kenzo Koga at the Koga Tea Ceremony Culture Institute
  • 1987 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Toen (Shigaraki)
  • 1991 Solo Exhibition at Sun Gallery Sumie (Nagoya)
  • 1995 Solo Exhibition at Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store (Tokyo)
  • 2000 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Dojima (Osaka)
  • 2001 Solo Exhibition at Takashimaya Kyoto
  • 2003 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Tsuboya (Kobe)
  • 2005 Solo Exhibition at Gallery Space Yui (Tokyo)
  • 2006 Teaches firing at kiln in Jeju Island, South Korea
  • 2007 Solo Exhibition at Galeria Punto (Okayama)
  • 2008 Selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2010 Succeeds the name Naokata Ueda and becomes the 6th generation
  • 2012 Name Succession Exhibition at Kyoto Takashimaya
    Name Succession Exhibition at Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store (Tokyo)
  • 2013 Name Succession Exhibition at Yonago and Yokohama Takashimaya
  • 2014 Name Succession Exhibition at Nihombashi and Okayama Takashimaya
    Becomes Full Member of the Japan Kogei Association"

  • 2003Received the Shumei Cultural Fund Gold Award

Price Range

$ 1,000 - 3,000

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2 artworks posted