Ryuichi Yamamoto

  • Ceramics
  • 1964 -
Ryuichi Yamamoto

Producing mainly ceramics for tea ceremony as well as other tableware that are easy to use.
I am also seeking new forms of flower bowls and vases.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Vice Chairman of Okayama Bizenyaki Touyuukai
  • 1964 Born as the first son of Yuichi Yamamoto
  • 1987 Graduated from Musashino Art University, Department of Sculpture
    Received the Excellence Award for his graduation work
  • 1989 Completed the Sculpture Course at the Musashino Art University Graduate School of Art and Design
    Starts training under his grandfather Toshu Yamamoto (Living National Treasure) and father Yuichi Yamamto.
  • 1992 Becomes Member of the Okayama Bizenyaki Touyuukai
  • 1994 First Solo Exhibition at Marusho Department Store, Wakayama
    Selected for the Yakishime Pottery Exhibition '94
  • 1995 First Father and Son Exhibition at Tenmaya, Okayama Store
    Selected for the Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ('96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 03, 06, 09)
    Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi 11 times up to present
  • 1998 Selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for the first time (00, 01, 02, 12)
  • 2001 First Solo Exhibition at Tenmaya, Okayama Store ('05)
  • 2002 Receives commission from the Okayama Prefectural Art Exhibition
    Becomes Full Member of the Japan Kogei Association
  • 2004 Solo Exhibition at Tenmaya Alpark Store, Hiroshima
    First Solo Exhibition at Kintetsu, Abeno Store ('06)
    First Solo Exhibition at Matsuzakaya Main Store
  • 2005 Submitted to the Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition without being evaluated
  • 2006 Selected for the 23rd “Arts of the Tea Ceremony” Exhibition
    Solo Exhibition at Tenmaya, Fukuyama Store
  • 2007 Dedicated coffee cup and saucer to Ise Jingu
    Solo Exhibition at Tenmaya, Yonago Store
    Father and Son Exhibition in Kamakura
  • 2008 Appeared in NHK BS TV program "Utsuwa Yume Kobo"
    Solo Exhibition at Tenmaya, Kurashiki Store
  • 2009 Solo Exhibition at Tenmaya, Takamatsu Store
    8th Solo Exhibition and 20th Anniversary Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
    Dedicated the "Hidasuki Gakuzara (plate for decoration)" to Ise Jingu for the 62nd Shikinen Sengu (constructing a new divine place every 20 years)
  • 2011 9th Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • 2014 25th Anniversary Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store and Tenmaya, Okayama Store
  • 2017 Solo Exhibition at Sanyo Department Store
  • 2019 30th Anniversary Solo Exhibition at Tenmaya, Okayama Store
  • 2020 30th Anniversary Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store
  • Currently holding "Yuichi, Ryuichi Yamamoto - Father and Son Exhibition" at department stores and galleries around Japan

  • 2011Received the Sanyo Shimbun Award at the 45th Textiles Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for Iyo Tsumugi Kimono "The Time of Light Breeze"
  • 1994Received the Incentive Award at the Okayama Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 1996Received the Tenmaya Award at the Bigeikai Exhibition
  • 1997Received the Okayama Governor Award at the Bigeikai Exhibition
  • 1999Received the Okayama City Mayor Award at the Okayama Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 2000Received the Superintendent of Education Award at the Okayama Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 2004Received the Sanyo Shimbun Award at the Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

Price Range

$ 600 - 2,000

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