Living National Treasure Komao Hayashi

  • Dolls
  • 1936 - 2024
Komao Hayashi

Status Living National Treasure (Important Intangible Cultural Property for Tōso dolls )
  • 1936 Born in Kamigyo, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 1955 Graduated from Kyoto Suzaku High School
    Became a disciple of the 13th Kyoningyo doll
    master Mensho
  • 1963 Became a disciple of Noh mask artist
  • 1964 Selected for the 11th Japan Traditional Art
    Crafts Exhibition (first time)
  • 1972 Full member, the 19th
  • 1974 First judge, the 21st Japan Traditional Art
    Crafts Association
  • 1983 First judge, the 30th Japan Traditional Art
    Crafts Exhibition
  • 1995 Designated as a holder of intangible
    cultural property by Kyoto Prefecture
  • 2002 His work (doll) was designated as national
    important intangible cultural property
  • 2004 Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon
  • 2007 Received a Commendation from Kyoto
    Prefecture for Distinguished Service in Culture
  • 2009 Received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold
    Rays with Rosette

    Adviser, Japan Kogei Association
  • Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    From the 21st exhibition
    Judge:1st screening 9 times
    2nd screening:2 times
    1st and 2nd screening
    From the 30th exhibition 4 times
    Examination 5 times

  • 1973Received the President of Japan Art Crafts
    Association Prize at the 20th Japan Traditional
    Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2001Received the Achievement Award at the 19th
    Kyoto Culture Awards
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