Yusui Nakayama

  • Metalwork
  • 1966 -
Yusui Nakayama

Membership Research member, Japan Kogei Association
Takaoka Copperware finishing division traditional craftsman
Full Member of the Takaoka Area Cultural Property Restoration Association
Japan Kōgei Association Metalworks Department, Deputy Managing Director
Metal worker for production and repairment of festival food stalls
  • 1966 Born in Oyabe City, Toyama Prefecture
  • 1985 Graduated from Toyama Prefectural Takaoka Kogei High School
  • 2004 Selected for the Craft Competition in Takaoka
  • 2005 Awarded as Excellent Technical Expert in the Takaoka City Traditional Craft Industry for the year 2004
    Solo Exhibition "Peaceful Lights and Metal Work" Exhibition at GALERIE KIRSCH (Kunitachi, Tokyo)
    Selected for the Craft Competition in Takaoka
  • 2006 "Japanese Contemporary Metal Works Exhibition" at The Tea Room Gallery (Ginza, Tokyo)
    Selected for the Craft Competition in Takaoka
  • 2007 Becomes independent as "Shiroganeya Yusui"
    Studies under metal ornament craftsman Kosei Tsuda
  • 2008 Designated as Traditional Craftsman for Takaoka Copperware finishing division in 2007
    "Kyoso - Silver and Japanese Traditional Crafts Collaboration Exhibition" at The Tea Room Gallery (Ginza, Tokyo)
    Semi Kanagu (cicada shaped metal fitting) repairment at Chion-in (Kyoto)
  • 2009 Produced the "Great Kabuto Helmet of Takaoka" with umebachi (plum blossom) crest for the 400th anniversary of the town of Takaoka
    "Kyoso - Silver and Japanese Traditional Crafts Collaboration Exhibition" at Kyoto Sanseido Gallery
  • 2010 Selected for the 49th Toyama Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Selected for the Craft Competition in Takaoka
  • 2011 Selected for the 11th All Japan Gold and Silver Exhibition
  • 2012 Selected for the Hiroshima "KAZARU Exhibition"
  • 2013 Submitted to the Hokuriku Craft Fair at Tokyo City i Performance Zone
  • 2014 Repaired the metal fittings of Important Cultural Property, Shoukouji Temple Karamon
  • 2016 Produced decorative metal fittings for the Heisei Mikurumayama float
  • 2018 Designated as metal worker for production and repairment of festival food stalls
    Selected for the 57th Toyama Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2019 Repaired the Shitashinmachi Hikiyama float in Yatsuomachi, Toyama
    Selected for the 58th Toyama Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Selected for the 48th Metalworks Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2021 Selected for the 60th Anniversary Toyama Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • 2002Received the Incentive Award at the 41st Toyama Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2003Received the Incentive Award at the Craft Competition in Takaoka
  • 2005Received the Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Director-General Award at the 8th All Japan Gold and Silver Exhibition
  • 2007Received the Incentive Award at the 9th All Japan Gold and Silver Exhibition
  • 2009Received the 10th Annivesary Special Award at the 10th All Japan Gold and Silver Exhibition
  • 2013Received the Incentive Award at the Hiroshima "KAZARU Exhibition"
  • 2016Received the Incentive Award at the 38th Toyama Traditional Craft Exhibition Competition

Price Range

$ 900 - 7,000

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