Ryuichi Kakurezaki

  • Ceramics
  • 1950 -
Ryuichi Kakurezaki

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1950 Born in Fukue City, Nagasaki Prefecture
  • 1973 Graduated from the Osaka University of Arts
  • 1985 Guest professor at the Skidmore College, New York
  • 1990 Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Submitted to the International Garden and Greenery Exposition, Osaka, Japan
  • 1992 Submitted to 100 Selections of Contemporary Japanese Craft Exhibition (Mitsukoshi Etoile Museum, Paris and various places in Japan, sponsered by NHK)
  • 1996 Submitted to “Masterpieces of Contemporary Japanese Ceramics” Asia Touring Exhibition (China, Thailand, Malaysia, returned to Japan in 1997, organized by the Japan Foundation)
  • 1997 Submitted to the “The Traditional Beauty of 1000 years - Japanese Bizen Ware” Exhibition at the National Ceramics Museum, Sèvres, France
  • 2000 Invited to submit to the “The Japanese Art of Tea: Modern Teaware from the Collections of the Tanabe Museum of Art” at the Helsinki Art Museum
  • 2002 Submitted to the “International Asia-Pacific Contemporary Ceramics Invitational Exhibition” at the New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum
  • 2003 Submitted to the “Japanese Ceramics Today” Exhibition at Musee Tomo
  • 2004 Submitted to the “Charm of Bizen Ware” Exhibition at the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
  • 2005 Submitted to the “Contemporary Clay” Exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 2006 Submitted to the “Contemporary Clay” Exhibition at the Japan Society (New York)
  • 2009 Sanin Shimbun 130th Anniversary, Okayama - Kyoto Cultural Forum Lecture "Tradition and Creation"
  • 2010 Submitted to "About the Tea Ceremony~A Viewpoint on Contemporary Kōgei (Studio Crafts)" at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
  • 2012 Invited to submit to "Contemporary KOGEI Styles in Japan" Exhibition (Florida, USA)
  • 2016 Craft Arts: Innovation of “Tradition and Avant-Garde,” and the Present Day Exhibition at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
  • 2017 Woodfire NC Conference (USA)
  • 2018 "The Bizen -From Earth and Fire, Exquisite Forms-" Exhibition at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
  • 2020 Assigned by The Japan Foundation to give a lecture in Faenza, Italy

  • 1982Received the Sanyo Shimbun Award at the Okayama Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 1986Received the Issuikai Award at the Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition (also received in 1990)
  • 1988Received the Grand Prize at the Tanabe Museum of Art “Arts of the Tea Ceremony” Exhibition (also received in 1992)
  • 1989Awarded at the 1st Ceramics Biennale ’89
  • 1993Received the Incentive Award at the Sogetsu Foundation Flower Vases Exhibition
  • 1995Received the Excellence Award at the MOA Mokichi Okada Awards, and held a Commemorative Exhibition at the same museum
  • 1996Received the Japan Ceramic Society Award
  • 1997Received the Sanyo Shimbun Grand Prize at the 48th Okayama Art Exhibition
  • 2008Received the Excellence Award at the Musee Tomo Prize, Contemporary Ceramics for the Tea Ceremony Exhibition
  • 2009Received the Kaneshige Toyo Award at the Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2014Received the 56th Mainichi Art Award sponsered by the Mainichi Newspapers
  • 2015Received the Japan Ceramic Society Award, Gold Award for 2014
  • 2019Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property of Okayama
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