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Tohru Funasaki, 船崎透

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  • Born in 1964
  • Shimane

Artist of Hagi ceramic.

history

1984, Graduated Yamaguchi Junior College

1986, He studied art of pottery under 12th Kyusetsu Miwa (Ryosaku Miwa).

1992, Selected Arita International Ceramics Conpetition (Saga prefecture, Kyushu Yamaguchi ceramics competition)
Since then, he has been selected 3 more times.

1999, Made his works for NHK TV drama " Hi ga Hashiru".

2000, Exhibition at Hoshigaoka art village Kochi prefecture, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014

2002, Received Second place award of Arita International Ceramics Conpetition (Saga prefecture, Kyushu Yamaguchi ceramics competition)

2003, Received Mainichi newspaper award of Arita International Ceramics Conpetition (Saga prefecture, Kyushu Yamaguchi ceramics competition)

2004, Winner of the Grand prix of Hagi city art conpetition

2006, Received Kagoshima prefecture governor's award of West Japan Ceramics Conpetition

2007, Selected at Tanabe Museum “Tea Ceremony Formative Arts Exhibition.     
Exhibition selected 30 artsts of West Japan (National Kyushu Museum in Fukuoka)
   Winner of the Grand prix of Hagi Taisho conpetition (Hagi Uragami Museum)

2008, Received Ryukyu shinposha award of West Japan Ceramics Conpetition ( Iwataya, Fukuoka)

2009, Selected Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition

2010, Selected West Japan Ceramics Conpetition ( Iwataya, Fukuoka)
Selected Hagi Taisho conpetition (Hagi Uragami Museum), one more time since then.

2011, Received Encouragement Award of culture from Hagi city.

2013, Winner of the Grand prix of Hagi ceramic artists conpetition (Hagi Uragami Museum)
Exhibition Selected artists of the Hagi ceramic artist association ( Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)

2014, Selected Shouroku Chawan teabowl Exhibition