Ryuhei Sako

  • Metalwork
  • 1976 -
Ryuhei Sako

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • 1976 Born in Okayama Prefecture
  • 1999 Graduated from Hiroshima City University, Faculty of Arts, Department of Design and Applied Arts
  • 2002 Graduated from Hiroshima City University Graduate School of Arts, Doctoral Degree Program
  • 2004 Becomes Full Memer of the Japan Kōgei Association (up to present)
  • 2010 "Invited International Exhibition of KCDA" at Gallery AING (Seoul, South Korea)
  • 2011 The 2nd Okayama Prefectural Mr. I Development of Rising Artists Award Exhibition at Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art (Okayama)
  • 2013 "COLLECT – The International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design" at Saatchi Gallery (London, UK)
  • 2015 "PAD London" at Berkley Square (London, UK)
  • 2017 "Tresor" at the Messe Basel (Basel, Switzerland)
  • 2018 "LOEWE Craft Prize 2018" at the Design Museum (London, UK)
    "Meister der Moderene" at Messe München (Munich, Germany)
    Solo Exhibition "Trail" at Tenmaya, Okayama Store (Okayama)
  • 2019 "Masterpiece London Art Fair" at the Royal Hospital Chelsea (London, UK)
  • 2020 "Kōgei 2020 - The Art of Crafting Beauty from Nature" at the Tokyo National Museum
    "Japanese Wonder" at Erskine, Hall & Coe (London, UK)
    Solo Exhibition "View of Layers" at Seikado Gallery (Kyoto)
  • 2021 "Japan: A History of Style" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, USA)
    "Highights Munich" at the Munich Residence (Munich, Germany)
    Solo Exhibition "Covered Layered Vessels" at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store (Tokyo)
  • 2022 "What Colour is Metal?" at the Dublin Castle (Dublin, Ireland)
    "Art & Antique" at Residenz Salzburg (Salzburg, Austria)
    "ARTEFACT 2022" at the Design Centre (London, UK)

  • 2003Received the Tokyo Governor Award at the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2008Received the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Award at the Metalworks Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2011Received the Special Anniversary Award at the Metalworks Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2012Received the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education Award at the Metalworks Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2016Received the Grand Award at the 32nd Tansuiō Award Exhibition held by the Satoh Artcraft Research & Scholarship Foundation
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Award at the Metalworks Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • Victoria & Albert Museum (UK)
  • The British Museum (UK)
  • Ashmolean Museum (UK)
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art (USA)
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art (USA)
  • Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Hasegawa Machiko Art Museum
  • Hiroshima City University
  • Ise Foundation

Price Range

$ 2,000 - 22,000

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13 artworks posted