CV|桑田卓郎|Takuro Kuwata

1981
Born in Japan, Hiroshima
2001
Graduated from Kyoto Saga University of Arts, Ceramic art course
2002
Ecame an apprentice to the ceramist Zaima Susumu
2007
Graduated from Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center

Solo exhibition

2013
"Flavor of Nature" Salon 94 Bowery, New York, USA
"Takuro Kuwata exhibition" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012
Matsuzakaya Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
ROKU,Tokyo,Japan
Nihonbashi Mitukoshi,Tokyo,Japan
ORIENTAL DESIGN GALLERY,Hiroshima,Jaoan
KAKIDEN GALLERY,Tokyo,Japan
2011
Gallery Kurimoto, Niigata, Japan
KURODA TOUEN Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Tenmaya Fukuyama branch Art gallery, Hiroshima, Japan
TKG Ceramics, Kyoto, Japan
Daikokuya, Tochigi, Japan
Art Salon Yamaki, Osaka, Japan
Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
Gallery Bougatei, Nagano, Japan
Rakusui-tei Museum of Art, Toyama, Japan
2010
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Roppongi Hills Art and Design Store Space A+D 、Tokyo
Ginza Kuroda Touen Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Kohodo, Gifu, Japan
Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
Utsuwakan, Kyoto, Japan
Gallery MITATE, Tokyo, Japan
2009
Tenmaya Fukuyama branch Art gallery, Hiroshima, Japan
KURODA TOUEN Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
TKG Editions Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
Gallery Kouketu, Gifu, Japan
2008
KURODA TOUEN Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan ( 2 times )
2007
Gallery Suki, Aichi, Japan
Liberal art JPN, Hiroshima, Japan
Gallery Wa2, Tokyo, Japan

Group exhibition

2013
“Ceramic Sculpture”RHONA HOFFMAN GALLERY, Chicago, USA
2012
“Art Crafting towards the future” 21st Century Museum ofContemporary Art, Kanazawa,Japan
“WAO 2012 vol.1 [ CRAFT meets ART ] Ceramic Beauty” EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo, Japan
2011
“Paul Clay” Salon 94, Bowery, New York, USA
“Contemporary Ceramics in Tokai―Thinking New Generation ―“Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum, Aichi, Japan
2010
“COLOR: Secret Relationship between Ceramics and Colors”Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Japan
2007
“Hamada Shouji Award, Kamoda Shouji Award, winner Exhibition”Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art, Mashiko, Tochigi, Japan

Awards

2009
Tableware Festival, Tableware competition, Grand Prix, Minister of Economy Trade and Industry
2008
Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition, Encouragement Prize
The 8th International Ceramics Competition MINO, MINO Award
2007
Oribe design, craft competition, Silver Prize
2006
The 6th International Mashiko ceramics competition, Grand Prix, Hamada Shouji Award

Public Collection

  • Rubell Family Collection
  • Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art
  • The University of Michigan Museum of Art
  • 21st Century Museum ofContemporary Art, Kanazawa
  • TAKAHASHI COLLECTION

(c)Takuro Kuwata