Yukio Furukata

  • Ceramics
  • 1943 -
Yukio Furukata

Mainly producing white porcelain with ridged patterns and overglaze enamel.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Manager of the Japan Kōgei Association Chūgoku Branch (2012 –)
Judge for the Kasaoka City Art Exhibition
  • 1943 Born in Osaka
  • 1963 Entered Kyoto City University of Arts, Department of Crafts, Ceramics major
    Traveled to East Japan and Hokkaido from Kyoto for 6 months during his 3rd year at university
    Visited various craft production areas and trained there
  • 1967 Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts, Department of Crafts, Ceramics major
    Studied under Yuzo Kondo (Living National Treasure based in Kyoto) as his apprentice for 10 years
  • 1969 Selected for the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (sponsored by the Agency for Cultural Affairs and the Japan Kōgei Association) for the first time
    Selected many times from this year onward
  • 1974 Becomes Full Member of the Japan Kōgei Association
  • 1977 Became independent and established a kiln in Kasaoka, Okayama
    Submitted to "Yuzo Kondo and His Apprentices" Exhibition 'held in Kyoto, Osaka, Niigata and Tokyo)
  • 1987 "20 Years of Pottery" Exhibition at Kasaoka Civic Center (supported by Kasaoka City, Board of Education and the Cultural Federation)
  • 1996 Moved studio to Takumicho, Kasaoka City, Okayama Prefecture
  • 1999 Submitted and exhibited artwork at the "Yuzo Kondo Exhibition" held at Wako Museum (Kasaoka City)
  • 2003 Selected for the 17th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Selected for the 4th Izushi Porcelain Triennale Competition
  • 2004 Solo Exhibition at Takashimaya (Okayama)
  • 2007 Selected for the Contemporary Ceramic Arts Competition at the Kobe Biennale 2007
  • 2010 Selected for the 25th National Cultural Festival in Okayama 2010
  • 2012 Moved studio to Shimobira, Kasaoka City
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    Selected several times for the Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Judge at the Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (1977 and 1982)

  • 2003Received the Excellence Award at the Kanazawa Wan-One 2003 Exhibition
    Received the Incentive Award at the “Arts of the Tea Ceremony” Exhibition at the Tanabe Museum of Art
  • 2004Received the 5th "Wako Cultural Award"

Price Range

$ 100 - 2,000

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