Takahiro Asaka

  • Lacquerware
  • 1983 -
Takahiro Asaka

Membership Research member, Japan Kogei Association
Representative of Urushi Workshop Asaka
Research Member of the Japan Kōgei Association Ishikawa Branch
Full Member of the Japan Cultural Property Lacquer Association
Member and Judge of the Fukui Prefecture Comprehensive Art Exhibition, Craft Division (non-evaluated)
Non-evaluated member, steering committee member and judge of the Tsuruga City Comprehensive Art Exhibition, Craft Division
  • 1983 Born in Kashiwazaki City, Niigata Prefecture
  • 2004 Graduated from Tsuruga Junior College, Department of Japanese History
  • 2007 Graduated from Wajima Urushi Art Technical Training Center, Lacquering Course
    Staff at Tsuruga Junior College Regional Exchange Center (assistant for urushi craft seminars, career support staff)
  • 2008 Panelist at panel discussion of Tsuruga Junior College Open Seminar "The Future of Urushi – Practical Education I of Academic-Industrial Cooperation with Traditional Crafts"
    Lecturer at Kashiwazaki Furusato Jinbutsukan
  • 2011 Trained under Ryozo Kawakita, Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property for Woodwork
  • 2015 Learned woodwork from Akira Murayama, Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property for Woodwork
  • 2019 Took part in the Important Intangible Cultural Property Successors Training Program for "Lacquering", and learned from Isao Onishi, Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property for Lacquering (2020)
  • 2021 Took part in the Important Intangible Cultural Property Successors Training Program for "Makie" and learned from Kazumi Murose, Holder of Important Intanbile Cultural Property for makie
  • 2022 Took part in the Important Intangible Cultural Property Successors Training Program for "Overglaze Enamel Decoration Porcelain" and learned from Imaemon Imaizumi XIV, Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property for Overglaze Enamel Decoration.
    Established "Urushi Workshop Asaka" named by Ryozo Kawakita, Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property for woodwork
  • <Selections>
    Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition 6 times
    Japan Sencha Kōgei Exhibition 6 times
    Ishikawa Traditional Kōgei Exhibition 12 times
    Soba Choko Art Exhibition 10 times
    Ise International Craft Exhibition "Sake Vessels and Tables" once
    Niigata Traditional Kōgei Exhibition twice

  • Received the MEXT Award, Grand Award at the Japan Sencha Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Incentive Award at the Ishikawa Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Kyoto Shimbun Award at the 5th Geibunkyo Exhibition
    Received the Yakushima Town Board of Education Award at the National Woodcraft Festival in Yakushima
    Received the Special Award, Karo Award at the Sanuki Lacquer Art Museum Cup Exhibition 2018
    Received the Incentive Award at the Niigata Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Grand Award, Governor Award once, awarded 6 times and selected with no evaluation at the Fukui Prefecture Comprehensive Art Exhibition
    Received the Grand Award, City Mayor Award once, awarded once and selected with no evaluation at the Tsuruga City Comprehensive Art Exhibition
    Received the 1st Mishiro Award
    Received the Kenden New Artist Award from the Kenden Fureai Fukui Foundation

Price Range

$ 300 - 5,000

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15 artworks posted