Tomoya Eda

  • Metalwork
  • 1993 -
Tomoya Eda

Born in a metal caster's family with a history since the beginning of the Edo period.
He produces tea kettles used in tea ceremonies using traditional techniques but with modern designs.
He creates tea kettles that are practical but with forms that can also be recognised as art, and continues to take on new challenges by making tea kettles with thrilling, exciting forms.

Membership Associate member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1993 Born as the second son of the Eda family, a metal caster's family of 23 generations
  • 2016 Graduated from Iwate University, Faculty of Education
    Took part in ”Tokyo University of the Arts in Ginchakai 2016 at Itoya, Ginza
  • 2017 Took part in and exhibited at Ibaraki Kenpoku Art Festival as a member of the metalwork team of Tokyo University of the Arts
  • 2018 Studied under tea kettle caster, Tetsushi Nagano II
    Completed the Master's Degree Program at Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School
    Tobi Art Fair at Tokyo Art Club, Gallery Shukado (Shimbashi, Tokyo)
    Townhouse Art Museum Vol. 2 "Gendai Nagomi Art Festival" at Naramachi Nigiwainoie (Nara)
    The 66th Tokyo University of the Arts Graduation Work Exhibition at Tokyo University of the Arts (Ueno, Tokyo)
  • 2019 "We Love Kyosai" at Gallery Shukado
    Selected for the 69th Saitama Prefectural Art Exhibition (Museum of Modern Art, Saitama)
    Selected for the 59th East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (Nihombashi Mitsukoshi)
    Selected for the 48th Metalwork Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (Shibuya, Meiji Jingu Shrine)
  • 2022 International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art (Berlin, Germany)
    ”Inheriting Japan" Exhibition by U50 volunteers of the Japan Kōgei Association East Japan Branch (Maruzen, Nihombashi)

  • 2013Received the Incentive Award at the 67th Art Festival in Tochigi
  • 2014Received the Association Award at the 45th Iwate Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Craft Category Award at the 67th Iwate Art Festival Exhibition
  • 2015Received the Craft Category Award at the 44th Morioka Art Festival Exhibition
  • 2016Received the Grand Award at the Iwate University Graduation Work Exhibition
  • 2020Received the Incentive Award at the 60th East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2021Received the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education Award at the 48th Metalwork Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (Ginza Tanaka)
    Received the Kawatoku Award at the 61st East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (Nihombashi Mitsukoshi)

Price Range

$ 1,000 - 4,000

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