Emiko Ago

  • Dolls
  • 1947 -
Emiko Ago

Membership Full member, Japan Kogei Association
Director, Judge and Secretariat of the Shimane Craft Federation
General Affairs Committee Member of the Japan Kōgei Association, Chūgoku Branch
Member of the Metalworks, Dolls and Other Crafts Subcommittee
  • 1994 Selected for the first time for the 27th Shimane Prefectural Art Exhibition ("Kyutai Ningyou (Round Doll)")
    Selected and awarded every year from this year onward until 2003
  • 2000 Selected for the 43rd Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (”Gaki (Hungry Ghost)” )
  • 2002 Made dolls for the "Kamaboko History Museum" requested by Ubekamaboko Co., Ltd.
    Dolls showing how traditional kamaboko is made on permanent display
    (20 dolls and accessories made in approximately 2 years)
  • 2003 Becomes Member of the Japan Kogei Association
  • 2004 Becomes Director of the Shimane Prefectural Art Exhibition, invited to submit to the exhibition from this year onward
    Submitted to the 47th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition without being judged ( "Urara")
  • 2005 Selected for the 48th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Odemukae (Greeting)")
    Dolls exhibited at the Kamaboko History Museum published on "World Package Design noAH-VII"
  • 2006 Selected for the 49th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Ichinensei (First Grade)")
  • 2007 Selected for the 50th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Yuyu Jiteki (Life of Leisure)")
    Dedicated doll to Izumo Taisha ("Matsuri (Festival)")
  • 2008 Selected for the 51st Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Momiji Akari (Autumn Leaves)")
    "Emiko Ago and Friends" Exhibition at Former House of Wealthy Farmer in Harashika
  • 2009 Selected for the 52nd Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Hanabi (Fireworks)"
  • 2010 Selected for the 53rd Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (Ashiyu (Foot Bath)")
    Studies under Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Cultural Property (Living National Treasure) Komao Hayashi
  • 2011 Selected for the 54th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Tsuki no Umi (Moonlit Sea)"
  • 2012 Selected for the 55th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Hikage no Kazura (Vine in the Shade)")
    Selected for the 26th Dolls Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Harutsugedori (Japanese Bush Warbler)")
    Judge at the Shimane Prefectural Art Exhibition
  • 2013 Selected for the 56th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Yakumo Tatsu (Layers of Clouds)")
    Selected for the 60th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition for the first time ("Enmusubi no Miko (Shrine Maiden)"
  • 2015 Selected for the 58th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Oborozuki (Hazy Moon)")
  • 2016 Selected for the 59th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Irihi (Setting Sun)")
    Selected for the 28th Dolls Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Kimamori (Tree Tender)")
  • 2017 Selected for the 60th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Yokagura (Sacred Dance at Night)")
  • 2018 Selected for the 61st Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Ebisu")
    Selected for the 29th Dolls Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Asamoya (Morning Mist)")
    Selected for the 65th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Ame nochi Hare (Rain and Later Sunny)")
  • 2019 Selected for the 62nd Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (”Souya (Frosted Fields)")
    Selected for the 66th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Asamoya (Morning Mist)")
  • 2020 Selected for the 63rd Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Kotohajime (The Beginning)")
  • 2021 Selected for the 64th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Shin Sedai (New Generation)")
    Selected for the 30th Dolls Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Wakaki Kishi (Young Shogi Player)")
  • 2022 Selected for the Traditional Kōgei Original Doll Exhibition in Osaka (”Genrokuno Oto (The Sounds of Genroku)")

  • 2003Received the Okayama Broadcasting Award at the 46th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Yuyake Koyake (Setting Sun)")
  • 2014Received the NHK Hiroshima Broadcasting Station Manager Award at the 57th Chūgoku Traditional Kōgei Exhibition ("Tsukino Nagisa (Moonlit Shore)"
  • 2019Received the Incentive Award at theTraditional Kōgei Original Doll Exhibition in Fukuoka ("Dekkai Yume (A Big Dream)")

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$ 1,000 - 4,000

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