Jin Watari

  • Ceramics
  • 1968 -
Jin Watari

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Manager of the Japan Kōgei Association West Japan Branch
  • 1968 Born to the head family of Agano ware, Watari Kiln
  • 1993 Graduated from Tokyo Zokei University, Department of Fine Arts, Sculpture major
    Traveled around Asia
  • 1994 Went back to his home town Agano and studied under his father Kyubei
  • 1998 Selected for the West Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (selected several times from this year onward)
  • 1999 Learns the beating technique (a ceramics forming technique) for making earthenware pots to store kimchi at Kumsa Togi Studio in South Korea
  • 2000 Japan-Korea Young Artists Exhibition starts. Held 10 times from this year onward up to 2009.
  • 2005 Selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for the first time
  • 2007 Selected for the Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition for the first time
  • 2009 Selected for the Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2010 Becomes Full Member of the Japan Kogei Association
  • 2011 Selected for the Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
  • 2012 Succeeded the 12th Generation Head of Agano ware
  • 2013 Selected for the 5th Kikuchi Biennale (also selected for the 6th and 7th)
  • 2014 Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi
  • 2018 Invited to submit to the EU Japan Fest in Leeuwarden, Netherlands
  • 2020 Solo Exhibition at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi
  • 2021 Selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (selected 14 times)
  • Solo Exhibitions at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi, Fukuoka Mitsukoshi, Izutsuya Kokura Store

  • 2012Received the Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting Award at the West Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

Price Range

$ 1,000 - 6,000

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11 artworks posted