Junko Ebigase

  • Textiles
  • 1957 -
Junko Ebigase

Komeori (kome weave) is a kind of gauze that was used for summer kimonos for nobles. I want to express a free and new world of kome weave by adding kasuri weave and sukuiori techniques to the basic kome weave.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1978 Became a disciple of Chokuhizan Kotokuji Temple
    Became interested in folk art crafts and started learning textiles
  • 1980 Studied under Takeshi Kitamura
  • Currently Full Member of the Japan Kōgei Association

  • 2006Received the Kyoto Prefectural Board of Education Manager Award at the 35th Kinki Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2007Received the Japan Kōgei Association Kinki Branch Manager Award at the 36th Kinki Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2010Received the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education Award at the 44th Textiles Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2011Received the Japan Kōgei Association Award at the 40th Kinki Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Japan Kōgei Association Chairman's Award at the 45th Textiles Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2016Received the MEXT Award at the 63rd Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2017Received the Kyoto Prefecture Akebono Award
  • 2020Received the Mitsukoshi Isetan Award at the 54th Textiles Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • Agency for Cultural Affairs
22 artworks posted