Toyoshi Suzutani

  • Lacquerware
  • 1962 -
Toyoshi Suzutani

Mainly producing makie lacquerware art. I try to make modern and creative artwork while using traditional patterns and techniques.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Member of the Wajima Lacquerware Techniques Preservation Society
Lecturer at the Wajima Urushi Art Technical Training Center
  • 1962 Born in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 1986 Graduated from Kanazawa College of Art, Department of Fine Art, Faculty of Japanese Painting
  • 1991 Graduated from Wajima Urushi Art Technical Training Center, Department of Makie
  • Selected for the Northern Confectionery Vessel Exhibition
    Selected for the Tanko Tea Ceremony Exhibition
    Selected for the Ishikawa Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Selected for the Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Awarded as Person of Merit in Promoting Techniques of the Traditional Industry in Ishikawa Prefecture

  • Received the Japan Urushi Association Chairman Award for graduation work at the Wajima Urushi Art Technical Training Center, Department of Makie
    Received the Gold Award at the Wajima Lacquerware Sample Exhibition
    Received the Prefectural Governor Award at the Kenrokuen Grand Tea Ceremony Craft Exhibition
10 artworks posted