Emi Yabuchi

  • Lacquerware
Emi Yabuchi

The unique expressions produced by the layers of colored lacquer is what makes kinma charming.
I hope those who see my artwork enjoy the refined sight created by the kinma dot patterns.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Kagawa Urushi Lacquerware Institute, professional staff
  • 1999 Graduated from Nara Prefectural Takamado High School, Art course
  • 2004 Graduated from Aichi University of Education, Faculty of Education, Lifelong Education
    Department, Art, Design, and Culture Course, Urushi Art major
    Received the Excellence Award for graduation work at Aichi University of Education
  • 2007 Completed the Research Student Program at Kagawa Urushi Lacquerware Institute
    Received the Japan Urushi Association Lacquerware Scholarship Award
  • 2008 Completed the Researcher Program at Kagawa Urushi Lacquerware Institute
  • 2010 Started working at Kagawa Urushi Lacquerware Institute
  • 2014 Invited to submit to the 19th Mokichi Okada Award Exhibition New Artist Award Division (MOA Museum of Art)
  • 2016 Kagawa Culture and Arts Newcomers Awarded Artists Exhibition (Kagawa Prefectural Cultural Hall)
    Kagawa Lacquerware Art Exhibition (Kagawa Museum)
    International Contemporary Ottchil Art Exhibition (Ottchil Art Museum, South Korea)
  • 2017 Kagawa Lacquerware Artists' Exhibition (Tokyo International Forum Art Shop)
    Took part in production of Sergio Rossi's high heels, a collaboration project by the Katei Gaho magazine (Katei Gaho November edition)
  • 2018 URUSHI Tradition and Innovation Exhibition (Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art, Sogo Museum of Art (Yokohama), MOA Museum of Art)
    Evaluator at the 61st Shikoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2019 Took part in production of RODO's part bag, a collaboration project by the Katei Gaho magazine (Katei Gaho April edition)
    Took part in the Asia-Pacific Lacquer Art x Local Creation Forum (Taiwan)
  • 2020 Took part in production of Japanese tea box for open-air tea ceremonies with Royal Copenhagen, a collaboration project by the Katei Gaho magazine (Katei Gaho May edition)
    Special exhibition "Japanese Lacquerwork 2020" (Kanazawa Yasue Gold Leaf Museum)
  • 2021 Special exhibition "Expressing Lacquer" (Kanazawa Nakamura Memorial Museum)
  • 2022 "The Beauty of Crafts – Metal and Urushi Lacquer –" Exhibition (Ise Foods Inc.,)

  • 2009Received the New Artist Award at the 27th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2010Received the Japan Kogei Association Shikoku Branch Incentive Award at the 53rd Shikoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Agency for Cultural Affairs Commissioner's Award at the 28th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2011Received the 2nd Kagawa Traditional Crafts Matsudaira Foundation Award
  • 2012Received the Japan Kōgei Association Award at the 55th Shikoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2013Received the MOA Museum of Art Award at the 30th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the 4th Kagawa Traditional Crafts Matsudaira Foundation Award
    Received the Asahi Shimbun Award at the 60th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2014Received the Kagawa Prefecture Culture and Art New Artist Award for the academic year 2013
  • 2015Received the Japan Kōgei Association Award at the 58th Shikoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2016Received the 7th Kagawa Traditional Crafts Matsudaira Foundation Award
    Received the NHK Takamatsu Broadcasting Station Award at the 59th Shikoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2017Received the 8th Kagawa Traditional Crafts Matsudaira Foundation Award
    Received the Incentive Award / Kumamoto Prefectural Traditional Crafts Center Award at the 34th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Joshin Isoi Award at the 60th Shikoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
  • 2018Received the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education Award at the 35th Lacquerware Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Received the Kagawa Traditional Crafts Matsudaira Foundation Award Special Award for the year 2017
  • 2021Received the Incentive Award at the 85th Kagawa Prefectural Art Exhibition
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