Hiroshi Sakai

  • Ceramics
  • 1960 -
Hiroshi Sakai

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Executive Director of the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
  • 1960 Born in Toki City, Gifu Prefecture
  • 1983 Graduated from Nagoya Institute of Technology
  • 1985 Completed course at Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center
    Studied under Kozo Kato
  • 1992 Selected for the 30th Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition (selected 4 times from this year onward)
  • 1995 Selected for the 4th Ceramics Biennale '95 (selected twice from this year onward)
  • 1998 Selected for the 2nd Mashiko Ceramics Competition (selected twice from this year onward)
    Selected for the 5th International Ceramics Festival Mino '98, Ceramics Category
  • 2001 Selected for the 48th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Selected for the 63rd Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition (also for the 64th in 2002)
  • 2003 Selected for the 53rd International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, “Faenza Prize” (Faenza, Italy)
    Selected for the 17th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition (also for the 19th in 2007)
  • 2004 Selected for the 1st Taiwan Ceramics Biennale International Competition (also for the 2nd in 2008 and the 4th in 2016)
    Selected for the 51st Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2005 Selected for the 1st Kikuchi Biennale
    Selected for the 54th International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, “Faenza Prize” (Faenza, Italy)
    Selected for the 52nd Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2006 Selected for the 53rd Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2007 Selected for the 4th World Ceramic Biennale 2007 Korea (also for the 5th in 2008)
    Selected for the 54th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2008 Selected for the 55th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2009 Selected for the 56th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2010 Selected for the 57th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2011 Selected for the 58th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2012 Selected for the 59th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2013 Selected for the 60th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2014 Selected for the 2nd Tobiten (selected every year from this year onward)
    Selected for the 61st Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2015 Selected for the 59th International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art, “Faenza Prize” (Faenza, Italy)
  • 2016 Selected for the 63rd Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2017 Selected for the 64th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2018 Selected for the 65th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2019 Selected for the 66th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2020 Selected for the 67th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2021 Selected for the 68th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2022 Selected for the 69th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2023 Selected for the 70th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • 2002Received the Silver Award at the 6th International Ceramics Festival Mino '02, Ceramics Category
  • 2010Received the Iwakuni Art Museum Award at the 2nd The Hagi Taisho (Grand Prix) of Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition
    Received the Honorary Mention Award at the 72nd Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition
  • 2013Received the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Award (Grand Award) at the 1st Tobiten
    Received the Mie Board of Education Award at the 44th Tōkai Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2019Received the Interior Aqua Award (Excellence Award) at the 6th Tobiten
  • 2022Received the Takashimaya Award (Excellence Award) at the 10th Tobiten

  • The Japan Foundation
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu
  • Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu
  • Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza (Italy)
  • Yingge Ceramics Museum (Taiwan)
  • Icheon World Ceramics Center (South Korea)

Price Range

$ 5,000 - 7,000

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