Kanta Yamada

  • Lacquerware
  • 1978 -
Kanta Yamada

I use scenes and forms in nature that I feel are beautiful for motifs of my designs. I mainly use the dry lacquer (kanshitsu) technique which is a technique to make the base by hardening hemp cloth with lacquer.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1978 Born in Shiga Prefecture
  • 2002 Graduated from Kyoto Seika University, Faculty of Design
  • 2009 Graduated from Wajima Urushi Art Technical Training Center, Kyushitsu course
    Studied under Kunie Komori
    Selected for the 27th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for the first time (selected every year from this year onward)
  • 2013 Selected for the 60th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for the first time (selected several times from his year onward)
    Becomes independent
  • 2019 Solo Exhibition at Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store

  • 2011Received the MOA Museum of Art Award at the 29th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2012Received the Ishikawa Governor Award at the 53rd Ishikawa Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2013Received the New Artist Award at the 60th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2014Received the Japan Kōgei Association Incentive Award at the 61st Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education Award at the 32nd Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2019Received the Kanazawa Mayor Award at the 60th Ishikawa Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Ishikawa Prefecture Cultural Encouragement Award

Price Range

$ 100 - 13,000

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