Living National Treasure Koichi Nakano

  • Lacquerware
  • 1947 -
Koichi Nakano

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Status Living National Treasure (Important Intangible Cultural Property for Maki-e )
  • 1947 Born in Yamanaka-onsen, Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 1966 Graduated from the Komatsu Technical High School
  • 1967 Graduated from the Commercial Design Course at the Tokyo Design Institute
  • 1969 Studied under OBA Shogyo
  • 1989 Lecturer at the Ishikawa Prefectural Institute of Wajima Lacquer Arts
    Lecturer at the Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo
  • 1997 Part-time lecturer at the Ishikawa Lathe Technique Institute
  • 2010 Designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder

  • 1971Submitted to the 18th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time, and received the Chairman of Japan Art Crafts Association Prize
  • 1985Received the Tokyo Board of Education Award at the 2nd Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Urushi Works
  • 1986Received the Asahi Shimbun Prize at the 33rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1987Received the Prince Takamatsu Memorial Prize at the 34th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 1991Received the Holder’s Choice Award at the 38th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • Awards received
  • 1989Received the Excellence Award at the 2nd MOA Mokichi Okada Awards Crafts Category
    Received the Hokkoku Cultural Award
  • 2005Received the Medal with Purple Ribbon
  • 2010Received the Nonoichi Town Cultural Award
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