Hiroshi Kuroi

  • Ceramics
  • 1974 -
Hiroshi Kuroi

Basically making artwork with rustic colors, which is the original color tone of Mushiakeyaki, using ash glaze. Making various types of pieces such as those with geometric patterns using iron glaze, colorful glazed pieces made by using mixed wood ash glaze, those using cobalt blue glaze, flower vases chamfered and with ridge lines etc.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Manager of the Japan Kōgei Association Chūgoku Branch
  • 1998 Graduated from Matsuyama University, Faculty of Economics
    Joined Sanyo Broadcasting (affiliate of Tokyo Broadcasting System Television Inc.) and worked for 6 years in the sales department and news department as a journalist.
  • 2005 Completed the molding course at the Kyoto Ceramics Professional School
  • 2006 Completed course at Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industrial Technology and Culture
    Starts making ceramics under his father Sensa Kuroi
  • 2008 First Solo Exhibition at Tenmaya Okayama (also in 2012 and 2019)
  • 2010 Selected for the first time for the 57th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (also selected in 2011, 2013, 2018 and 2020)
    Selected for the first time for the 53rd Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (selected consecutively from this year onward)
  • 2018 Becomes Full Member of the Japan Kōgei Association
    Collaboration event "Mushiakeyaki x ANA Crown Plaza Hotel Okayama"
    Designed and made 8 dishes for full course dinner "OKAYAMA EAST MUSE DINNER (August & September)"
  • 2020 Selected for the Japan Ceramic Society "Modern Ceramics Encouragement Prize Chūgoku Shikoku Exhibition"
    Father and Son Exhibition at Iyotetsu Takashimaya
  • Solo exhibition and group exhibitions in departments stores and galleries all around Japan such as Tokyom Chiba, Sapporo, Nagoya, Himeji, Okayama, Kurashiki, Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Matsuyama etc.
    500 "Matcha Tea Bowls" to be used as a souvenir for the 2021 Enshu Sado (Tea Ceremony) School Nationwide Convention

  • 2012Received the Sanyo Shimbun Award (Grand Award) at the Okayama Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 2018Received the Okayama Governor Award at the 61st Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (received the same award in 2020)
  • 2019Received the Okayama City Mayor Award at the 62nd Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • Setouchi City Museum of Art

Price Range

$ 20 - 3,000

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13 artworks posted