Tensei Sakai

  • Metalwork
  • 1944 -
Tensei Sakai

My works are formed by the tsuiki hammering and joining techniques, and decorated by applying the Kaga zogan (inlay) techniques on a black color base; the late MASUDA Mitsuo, my teacher, gave me the following advice, “Keep your passion for poetry and devote yourself to your craft.” I always keep his words in mind, as I pursue the Silk Road series and capture the vitality of nature.

Membership Member, Ishikawa Prefectural Artistic and Cultural Association
  • 1960 Studied metalwork under IIMORI Koji in Tokyo
  • 1962 Studied metalwork under NARITA Einosuke in Tokyo
  • 1980 Studied under TAKAHASHI Kaishu
  • 1997 Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 2006 Recommended as a member of the Ishikawa Prefectural Artistic and Cultural Association
  • 2008 Opened the Gallery Sable in Ote-machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • 2011 Participated in the FENDI: Fatto a Mano for the Future Project
    Donated a large vase to the Fendi Foundation
    Submitted to the Contemporary Metal Master Works Exhibition at the Onishi Gallery (New York)
  • 2012 Submitted to the Crafts Renaissance Project “Future Tradition WAO” (New York)

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition
    Selected for the 39th Exhibition for the first time at the first attempt (1983)
    Received the Hokkoku Award at the 42nd (1986), 46th and 56th Exhibitions
    Received the Kanazawa Chuo Lions Club Award at the 49th Exhibition (1993)
    Received the Mayor of Hakusan Award at the 62nd Exhibition (2006), among others

    Ishikawa Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Hokkoku Shimbun President’s Award at the 37th (1996) and 44th Exhibitions
    Received the Meitetsu Marukoshi President’s Award at the 40th Exhibition (1999), among others

    Kanazawa Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Kanazawa Crafts Association President’s Award at the 42nd Exhibition (1986)
    Received the Governor of Ishikawa Award at the 53rd Exhibition (1997)
    Received the Sokeikai Award at the 54th (1998), 59th and 61st Exhibitions
    Received the Hokuriku Broadcasting President’s Award at the 57th Exhibition (2001), among others

    Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Received the President of NHK Prize at the 57th Exhibition (2010)

  • Kanazawa Nakamura Memorial Museum

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$ 5,000 - 13,000

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