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Nozomu Shinohara


Nozomu Shinohara

1972 Born in Osaka Prefecture, Japan

1991 Studied under Nobuo Furutani at Shigaraki

1998 Graduated the Glaze Course at Industrial Research Centre of Shiga Prefecture

1999 Became independent at Kinose, Shigaraki, Koka-City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan

 Selected Exhibitions

2000 First Solo Exhibition, Gallery Touen, Shiga, Japan

2002 Solo Exhibition, Gallery Tosei, Kyoto, Japan

2005 Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Ceramics Salon Tosei, Osaka, Japan

2013 'The 23rd Shumei Culture Foundation Prize Memorial Exhibition', Gallery Touen, Shiga, Japan

2014 'Contemporary Tea Utensils de Avant-garde CHA KAI in New York', USA

2017 Visited Haystack Mountain School of Crafts (Maine, USA), Penland School of Crafts (North Carolina, USA) and Seagrove (North Carolina, USA)

2019 'Tradition and Innovation Shigaraki-yaki', Koichi Furutani and Nozomu Shinohara Exhibition, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Workshop at Utah State University, USA

2020 Solo Exhibition, Daimaru Shinsaibashi Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan


2007 Designated as a traditional craftsman of Shigaraki ware

2010 Selected, Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition in Kinki Area (08, 09)
2012 Received, The 23rd Shumei Culture Foundation Prize