Akira Shibata

  • Cloisonné enamel work
  • 1942 -
Akira Shibata

I try to create unique and innovative artwork by taking advantage of the characteristics of the cloisonne material such as the beauty of cloisonne enamel and the strong brightness of the silver wires.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Traditional Craftsman of Owari cloisonne ware
Holder of Intangible Cultural Property of Seto City for Wired Cloisonne
  • 1961 Joined Ando Cloisonne Co., Ltd.
  • 1970 Selected for the 17th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for the first time, selected 52 times from this year onward
  • Submitted to the Nationally Selected Traditional Craft Artists Exhibition
  • 1996 Artwork submitted to the 43rd Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition purchased by the Imperial Household Agency
  • 2003 Submitted to "Japan's Traditional Art Crafts A 50-Year Retrospective"
  • 2008 Akira Shibata Cloisonne Exhibition at the Seto City Art Museum
  • 2010 Designated as Traditional Craftsman of Owari cloisonne ware
    Memorial Exhibition for Designation of Holders of Intangible Cultural Property of Seto City
    Designated as Holder of Intangible Cultural Property of Seto City for Wired Cloisonne
  • 2011 Received the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Silver Rays
  • 2013 Submitted to "From Crafts to Kōgei In Commemoration of the 60th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition"
  • <Other>
    Evaluator at the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition 19 times
    Judge at the Tōkai Traditional Kōgei Exhibition 23 times
    Judge at the Traditional Kōgei 7th Division Exhibition (current Various Works Traditional Kōgei Exhibition) 4 times

  • 1972Received the Tōkai Branch Award at the 3rd Tōkai Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 1979Received the Chunichi Award at the 10th Tōkai Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Japan Kōgei Association Incentive Award at the 26th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 1988Received the Aichi Prefecture Arts and Culture Award, Cultural Award
  • 2015Received the 25th Anniversary Award at the Various Works Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2023Received the Japan Kōgei Association Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder Award at the 70th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

Price Range

$ 3,000 - 11,000

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14 artworks posted