Toru Furuya

  • Ceramics
  • 1948 -
Toru Furuya

Decorations using color engobe and masking techniques. Wavy lines and line patterns are mainly used on plates, bowls, vases etc.

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Advisor of Izumisano City Cultural Social Gathering
  • 1948 Born in Hineno, Izumisano City, Osaka
  • 1986 Retires from his career as a high school teacher for 15 years and builds the Yuburi Kiln
  • Selected for
    Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (23 times)
    Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition (10 times)
  • Awards
    Awarded as Osaka Prefecture Person of Merits in Crafts by the Governor of Osaka
    Awarded as Constitution Memorial Day Person of Merits by the Governor of Osaka
    Awarded as Kishiwada CIty Person of Merits in Cultural Promotion
    Awarded as Izumisano City Person of Cultural Merits
    Awarded as Kaizuka City Person of Social Educational Merits
    Awarded as Izumisano City Person of Social Educational Merits
  • Als selected for
    Kinki Traditional Kōgei Exhibition
    Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition
    Chunichi International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts
    Issuikai Ceramics Exhibition
    All Kansai Exhibition
    Shinsho Kogei Exhibition
  • Solo Exhibitions
    Takashimaya Osaka Store
    Gallery Nagai
    Kawachi Gallery

  • Received the Governor Special Award (Grand Award) at the Osaka Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Governor Award at the Osaka Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Arts and Crafts Association of Osaka Award at the Osaka Arts and Crafts Exhibition
    Received the Kintetsu Department Store Award at the Osaka Arts and Crafts Exhibition (exempted from evaluation)
    Received the Ikkei Award at the Osaka Arts and Crafts Exhibition (exempted from evaluation)
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