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Osamu Inayoshi

Overview

Osamu Inayoshi is a Japanese Ceramic Artist living in Toyohashi City, Aichi Prefecture, the heart of Mino country. Born in 1976, he completed his ceramics training at the Seto Pottery School in 2002 and in the same year was awarded at the 56th Seto City Art Exhibition. He went on to established his own studio and kiln in 2007. Since this time, he has quickly established himself as a highly regarded maker, has won numerous awards for his work in Japan and has exhibited widely both in Japan and in the USA.

Solo Exhibitions
2019 Osamu Inayoshi, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York
2019 Inayoshi Osamu, Honokuni Department Store, Toyohashi, Japan
2018 Tea Bowl Exhibition, Gansui, Tokyo, Japan
2017 Inayoshi Osamu, Honokuni Department Store, Toyohashi, Japan
2016 Inayoshi Osamu, RobertY ellin Yakimono Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
2015 Inayoshi Osamu, Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
2015 Inayoshi Osamu, Analog, Toyohashi, Japan
2015 Inayoshi Osamu, Honokuni Department Store,Toyohashi, Japan
2015 Inayoshi Osamu, Contemporary Ceramic Art Salon Tosei, Daimaru Department Store, Osaka, Japan
2014 Inayoshi Osamu, Robert Yellin, Yakimono Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Group Exhibitions
2022 Summer Improv: Bibiís Choice, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York
2022 Voices from an Animist Earth: New Ceramics at Cavin-Morris, Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York
2019 Sanage and Atsumi Fukaya Kazunori, Gansui, Tokyo, Japan
2018 The Sense of Each Place, Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
2017 Sake No Utuwa, Toyoda, Kyoto, Japan Contemporary Sake, Schaller Gallery, St. Joseph, MI
2016 International Orton Cone Box Show, Lawrence, KS
2016 Group Exhibition, HONEN-IN Temple, Kyoto, Japan
2016 Contemporary Sake, Lacoste/Keane Gallery, Concord, MA Nishimura Daiki Painting & Ceramic, Spectrum Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2016 The 45th Chouza Tokoname Pottery Exhibition, Chouza, Japan
2015 The 44th Chouza Tokoname Pottery Exhibition, Chouza, Japan Guinomi Exhibition, Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
2015 Art San Diego, represented by Spectrum Gallery, San Diego, CA
2014 15th Anniversary Teabowl Exhibition, Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
2014 Warmth in the Black, Daiki Nishimura & Hiroki Godo, Spectrum Gallery, Osaka, Japan Guinomi Exhibition, Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
2014 Seto Ceramics Today, Small Exhibition, Maison de la culture du Japon, Paris, France
2013 Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Ceramic Art Salon, Tosei, Daimaru Department Store, Osaka
2012 The Contemporary Art of Chawan, Cavin-Morris Gallery, NewYork
2011 Damine Castle, BRICK, Hotel Arc Riche Toyohashi, Japan
2010 International Orton Cone Box Show, Lawrence, KS

Awards
2015 The 44th Chouza Tokoname Pottery Exhibition, Chouza Award
2009 The 29th Chouza Tokoname Pottery Exhibition, Chouza Award
2008 20th Oribe Kokoro Pottery Exhibition Prize
2008 8th International Pottery Festival, Mino Design Prize
2007 19th Oribe Kokoro Pottery Exhibition Prize

Collections
HONEN-IN Temple Collection, Kyoto, Japan
Jordan Schnitzer, Museum of Art, Eugene

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