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History of pottery
１９４９ Born at Arita chou in Saga Prefecture.
１９６４ Got into the road of pottery.
１９６８ Studied under my father-in-law, Chuemon, identified as intangible cultural heritage.
１９７１ Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Exhibition for the first time.
１９７９ Independent and established his kiln named as a pottery of Okugawa Shun’emon.
１９８１ Designated as a Japan Art Crafts Association Regular Member
１９８６ Received the 1st Class National Trade Skill Test(hand wheel)
１９８６ Accepted as Traditional Craftsman.
１９９４ Received best skilled worker of Saga.
２０００ Submitted to the Association of Saga pottery at British Museum.
２００１ Large blue-white porcelain with flower design is in the collection of British Museum.
２００１ Assumed the position of Special lecturer about hand wheel at the Saga Prefectural Ceramic School.
２００２ Commended as a ‘contemporary master craftsman’, who has outstanding
technique by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
２００４ Submitted to the Association of Arita Pottery hold in Germany(Berlin).
２００５ Received the Medal with Yellow Ribbon.
２０１０ Assumed the position of master lecturer for hand wheel at Saga Prefectural Ceramic School.
２０１１ Submitted to the ARTFAIR 2011 in Shanghai.
２０１４ Submitted to the Heritage Contemporary Japanese Ceramics in New York.
２０１４ Contemporary Japanese Ceramics：
Submitted to the Contemporary Japanese Ceramics :Living National Treasures
and Other Masters.
Gourd shaped blue-white porcelain with peony design now displays in the
２０１５ The 3rd TOBITEN Encouragement Prize
２０１７ Inaugurated as a part-time lecturer at the National Saga University School of Arts
and Regional Design
Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition、Western Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition、
Saga Art Exhibition、Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition、
Kyusyu-Yamaguchi China and Porcelain Exhibition、Issuikai Ceramics exhibition、
Chunichi International Ceramic Art Exhibition、Western Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition、
International Ceramic art and won numerous awards
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