Eiko Nakazawa

  • Textiles
  • 1941 -
Eiko Nakazawa

At present I mainly use flowers for the pattern motifs, and my style seeks to distil the atmosphere and vitality surrounding flowers and turn them into designs or patterns with a relatively realistic expression.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1941 Born in Tokyo
  • 1965 Studied under his father, Fukuzo (textile dyeing artist) after graduating from university
  • 1976 Published 3 issues of "Collective Patterns Illustrated Graphically for Dyeing, Stitching, and other Handicrafts" (Chrysanthemums) (Dolls) (Utensils) (~1978)
  • 1981 Selected for the East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition,
    Textiles Traditional Kōgei Exhibition, and
    the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for the first time. Submitted several times from this year onward.
  • 2001 Judge and evaluator at the East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2005 Lectures "Yuzen Dyeing, This and That" at a university course in Shinjuku
  • 2006 Records a program "Yuzen Dyeing" for Chiba Koala TV
  • 2007 Live broadcasting at NHK Chiba "Yuzen Dyeing Artisan in Chiba"
  • 2008 Lecturer at Asahi Culture Center "The Charms of Yuzen Dyeing"
  • 2009 Judge and evaluator at the East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2015 Judge and evaluator at the East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • 1990Received the Incentive Award at the East Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 1992Received the Japan Kogei Association Award at the Textiles Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 1998Received the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Award at the Textiles Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2003Awarded by Tsuchiya Culture Promotion Foundation
  • 2008Received the Excellence Award (Asahi Shimbun Award) at the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2010Received the Grand Prize and MOA Museum of Art Award at the "Art crafts in the 21st Century : A View from Abroad" exhibition

  • Tokyo Kasei University Museum
  • MOA Museum of Art
  • The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Price Range

$ 7,000 - 17,000

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