Kayo Takahashi

  • Lacquerware
  • 1967 -
Kayo Takahashi

Making pieces using kinma and zonsei, which are techniques where layers of lacquer are applied, patterns are carved with a knife, filled with color lacquer, and finally polished. Mainly using plants for the designs, expressing them with delicate lines and color lacquer.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Japan Association for Urushi Cultural Heritage
  • 1989 Graduated from Kagawa University, Faculty of Education (Lacquerware major)
  • 1993 Completed course at Kagawa Urushi Lacquerware Institute
  • 2000 Studied under Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property for "Kinma", Hitoshi Ohta
  • 2003 Becomes the Agency for Cultural Affairs' Emerging Artist Domestic Trainee
  • 2004 Becomes Full Member of the Japan Kōgei Association
  • 2014 Japan-Myanmar Exhibition at Bagan Lacquerware Technology College, Myanmar
  • 2016 Asian Lacquer Exhibition at Chiang Mai University Art Center, Thailand
    Asian Lacquer Exhibition at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 2018 Asian Lacquer Exhibition at Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • 2019 Female Lacquer Artists of China, Japan and South Korea Exhibition at Fujiansheng Haixia Minjian Art Museum, China
  • 2022 "Urushi Forms and Hope - Lacquer Art in Southeast Asia - " Exhibition at The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts

  • 2007Received the Masami Isoi Award at the Masami Isoi Award Exhibition
  • 2015Received the Incentive Award, Traditional Crafts of Kumamoto Prefecture Award at the 32nd Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2017Received the Shimane Governor Award at the Japan Kōgei Association Chūgoku Branch 60th Anniversary Exhibition

  • Kyuman Museum of Art (Kagawa)

Price Range

$ 300 - 13,000

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