Kazuo Yamaji

  • Ceramics
  • 1949 -
Kazuo Yamaji

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1949 Born in Kanda, Tokyo
  • 1968 Goes to Montreal, Canada and starts making ceramics
  • 1973 Builds a kiln in Kasama, Ibaraki
  • 1996 Holds a workshop at Columbus College of Art & Design (USA)
    Sent to France by the Japan Foundation
  • 1998 Becomes Full Member of the Japan Kogei Association

  • 1988Selected for the East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (Selected 28 times)
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (Selected 22 times)
  • 1997Received the Special Award at North Kanto Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2002Received the Itaya Hazan Award at the Ibaraki Prefecture Art Festival
  • 2005Received the MEXT Award at the Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition (Selected 11 times)
  • 2006Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the Ceramics Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2007Selected for the Kikuchi Biennale Exhibition (Selected 2 times)
  • 2009Received the Special Award at the Korean International Ceramic Biennale (selected 2 times)
  • 2011Selected for the Choza Award Tokoname Ceramic Exhibition
  • 2013Received the Honorable Mention at the Hagi Taisho (Grand Prix) of Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2015West Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Received the Miyazaki Governer Award in Part 1 West Japan Ceramic Art Grand Prix Category
    Received the Excellence Award in Part 2 Practical Ceramics' Category
  • 2017Invited to the International SIVA Woodfired Arts Festival (Sponsored by Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts)
    "Kasama ware 10-Person Exhibition" at For Hub Gallery (Shanghai)
  • 2018"Kasama ware 17-Person Exhibition" at Jingdezhen China Ceramics Museum (景徳鎮陶芸博物館)
    Exhibition at Zhengzhou Art Museum
  • 2019Special Instructor at Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, International Collaboration Course
    Guest Professor at Pingdingshan University, School of Ceramics (Henan, China)

  • The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo
  • Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
  • Korea Ceramic Foundation

Price Range

$ 900 - 4,000

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9 artworks posted