Toshio Ohi




TOSHIO OHI CHOZAEMON Ⅺ

BORN:
1958,Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan.

EDUCATION:
1981-84●M.F.A.Boston University, Program In Artisanry,
(Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
1978-81●B.A.Tamagawa University,(Tokyo, Japan)

RELATED EXPERIENCE:
2017-●ADVISORY MEMBER, The Agency for Cultural Affairs Chief
2016-●SUCCEEDED to the name of OHI CHOZAEMON XI.
2016-●VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Shanghai Art & Design Academy
2015-●INSTRUCTOR, Tokyo University of Fine Arts
2009-●VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Kanazawa University(Japan)
2006-●VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
Tainan National College of the Arts(Taiwan)
1997-●VISITING ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
Rochester Institute of Technology(New York, U.S.A.)
1993-●INSTRUCTOR, Kanazawa Utatsuyama City Crafts School

MEMBER:
2016-●Japan Contemporary Arts & Crafts Association Executive Director
2016-●Shanghai Art Collection Museum International Expert Committee
2014-●Nitten(Japan Fine Arts Exhibition)Membership of advisory committee
2012-●Japan Contemporary Arts & Crafts Association Director
2007-●Nitten(Japan Fine Arts Exhibition)-Member
1999-●International Academy of Ceramics Arts(IAC)-Member
1993-●Japan Traditional Crafts Association-Member
2016-●SOMMELIER D’HONNEUR Association des Sommeliers du Japon
2004-●CHEVALIERS du TASTEVIN Bourgogne(France)

AWARDS:
2015●Prime Minister of Japan Prize, Fifty- Fourth Japan Contemporary Craft Exhibition
2011●Prizewinner, First Jingdezhen International Kaolin Ceramic Competition
2009●Prizewinner(Membership Award),Forty-First Nitten Exhibition
2008●Governor of Tokyo Prize, Forty-Seventh Japan Contemporary Craft Exhibition
2005●Prizewinner, Thirty-Seventh Nitten Exhibition
2004●Prizewinner, Forty-Third Japan Contemporary Craft Exhibition
2004●Japan Good Design Award from The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
2003●The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Commissioner Prize,
Twenty-Seventh Japan Traditional Craft Competition
2002●Prizewinner, Thirty-Fourth Nitten Exhibition
2002●Prizewinner, Forty-First Japan Contemporary Craft Exhibition
2002●Prizewinner, Thirty-Ninth Japan Contemporary Craft Exhibition
2002●Twenty-Third Kanazawa City Cultural Activity Award
1997●Top Prizewinner(Ishikawa Culture & Fine Arts Award)
Fifty-Third Contemporary Art Exhibition
1995●Top Prizewinner, Sixth Northern Vessel Exhibition
1995●Prizewinner Third Kanazawa International Craft Competition
1990●Top Prizewinner Forty-Six Contemporary Art Exhibition
1990●Prizewinner(Governor of Ishikawa)Forty-Six Kanazawa Craft Exhibition
1988●Prizewinner Forty-Forth Contemporary Art Exhibition
1987●Top Prizewinner(Mayor of Kanazawa)Forty-Third Kanazawa Craft

JUDGE:
●Japan Fine Arts Exhibition(Nitten) (served in 2008,2011and 2014)
●Japan Contemporary Craft Exhibition (served in 2006,2011,2014 and 2018)
●Japan and USA Ceramics Exhibition (served in 2004,2005,2006,2008,2010,
2011,2013,2014,2016 and 2018
●Gifu Prefecture Art Festival Art Award IN THE CUBE (served in 2016)
●Miyazaki Prefecture Nichinichi Art Conpetition (served in 2014 and 2015)
●Ishikawa Prefecture Contemporary Art Exhibition (served in1994,1997,2001,
2004,2007,2011,2013,2015 and 2018)
●Kanazawa Arts and Crafts Exhibition (1991-2018)
●Ishikawa Prefectural Ceramics Exhibitions (1990-2018)

EXHIBITIONS:
2016●One Man Exhibition, Daiwa(Kanazawa) Takashimaya(Kyoto,Tokyo,Yonago)
2016●Invitational Exhibition, Embassy of Japan Washington D.C. U.S.A.
2015●Invitational Exhibition, The Future of Art Crafting Exhibition New York Museum of Art & Design
2015●Invitational Exhibition, Ohi Toshio & Koshino Hiroko Exhibition KH Gallery(Tokyo)
2015●Invitational Exhibition The next future of art crafting Wako Hall(Tokyo)
2014●Invitational Exhibition, The Ohi Inheritance Exhibition as the Legend Continues
Ohi Chozaemon X and Ohi Toshio XI
(Nippon Gallery New York / Kanazawa in Ginza Gallery Tokyo)
2013●Nomination Artist,7th World Ceramic Biennale Korea International Competition(Korea)
2013●Invitational Exhibition China, Japan & Korea Artists Shanghai Art Museum(Shanghai, China)
2013●Invitational Exhibition The Best Selection2013Tokyo Metropolitan Museum(Tokyo, Japan)
2013●Invitational Exhibition, Kanazawa World Crafts Competition
(the21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa)
2012●2emes RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES RAKU Exhibition(Giroussens, Frace)
2012●Invitational Exhibition The next future of art crafting kanazawa21st Century Museum
2012●Invitational Exhibition Contemporary Crafts Fair Tacoma University(Seattle・U.S.A.)
2011●Invitational Exhibition Contemporary Crafts Fair Tokyo International Forum(Tokyo, Japan)
2010●Group Exhibition The beauty of Japan, China & Korea Yakushiji-Temple(Nara, Japan)
2009●Invitational Exhibition “Crafts Freedom » Kanazawa21st Art Museum
2007●One Man Tour Exhibition, Encounter of New Tradition
Onishi Gallery(NewYork.USA)Fu-Gui Gallery(Taipei, Taiwan)
2006●Group Exhibition Harmony of Nine Tsinghua University,(Beijing China)
2004●Invitational Exhibition, The Uncommon Denominator. 2years tour in USA
2003●Invitational Exhibition, Craft Transformed Fuller Museum of Art(Brockton, Ma, USA)
2003●Invitational Exhibition, Korea・Japan Contemporary ceramic
Exhibition Kumho Museum(Seoul, Korea)
2002●Invitational Exhibition, The New way of Tea Exhibition
Japan Society and Asian Society.(NY, U.S.A.)
2002●Invitational Exhibition, Asian Pacific Contemporary Ceramics
Taiwan Contemporary Ceramics Museum
1999●Invitational Exhibition, NHK Heart Exhibition
1998●Invitational Exhibition, World Artist Tour
1993●Invitational Exhibition, Gent Design Museum,(Belgium)
1993●Invitational Exhibition, Nancy City Hall,(France)
1992●Invitational Exhibition Melting Cultural Diversity Yi-Shing Gallery,(Taipei, Taiwan)
1985●One Man Exhibition, Mcklliop Gallery, Salve Regine College(Newport, Rhode Island, USA)
1985●Two man Exhibition, Laughlin Winkler Gallery(Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
1984●One Man Exhibition, Boston City Hall,(Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

VISITING ARTIST/LECTURES:
2016●Lecture Embassy of Japan Washington D.C. U.S.A.
2016●Lecture Urasenke Tohoku Block Sendai,Miyagi
2016●Panel Discussion G1Chubu (Hamamatsu Shizuoka)
2016●Lecture at the Ishikawa-Pref mediation committee member meeting

2015●Lecture Washington & Lee University(VA USA)
2015●Lecture & Workshop Piedmont College(USA)
2014●Lecture New York Japan Society(USA)
2013●VISITING ARTIST Japan-Korea Tea Ceremony, associated of the7th Korea
Gyenggi International Ceramics Biennale(Korea)
2013●Lecture at Roppongi Art College(Roppongi Hills Tokyo)
2012●Lecture & Workshop2emes RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES
CERAMIQUES RAKU DE GIROUSSENS(France)
2011●Panel Discussion Real Japan(Ishikawa Prefecture Music hall)
2010●Curator Kanazawa International Crafts Triennale(kanazawa21st Century Museum)
2010●Panel Kyoto brand Forum(Ishikawa Prefecture Music hall)
2010●Lecture and Panel International Creative City Conference(Taipei, Taiwan)
2009●Lecture TED x Seeds Conference(Tokyo)
2009●Lecture and Workshop Central of Academy Arts(Beijing, China)
2009●Kanazawa World Crafts Triennale Mission(Taiwan, Korea, China)
2007●50years Memorial Project for Monterey Jazz Festival(Monterey California, USA)
2005●Lecture and Workshop International Raku Workshop(Grand Junction, Colorado USA)
2004●Lecture Korea・Japan Culture Panel Discussion(Jonju Korea)
2001●Lecture & Workshop International RAKU Symposium(Korea)
1998●Lecture & Workshop University of Hawaii(USA)
1996●Lecture & Workshop National Conference of Education in the Ceramics Arts
(N.C.E.C.A)(Rochester, New York, USA)
1994●Lecture & Workshop Temple University(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
1992●Lecture Taipei Fine Art Museum and National Taiwan Academy of Arts
1991●Lecture & Workshop Altos De Chavon La Romana,(Dominican Republic)
1989●Lecture & Workshop Rochester Institute of Technology(New York, USA)
1985●Lecture & Workshop Salve Regina College(Newport, Rhode Island, USA)
1985●Lecture & Workshop Brigham Young University(Provo, Utah. USA)
1984●Lecture & Workshop Philadelphia College of Art
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
1984●Lecture & Workshop Parsons School of Design(New York, New York, USA)
1984●Lecture & Workshop National Conference of Education in the Ceramic Arts
(N.C.E.C.A.)(Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
1984●Lecture Japan Society of Boston,(Boston, Massachusetts, USA)
1983●Lecture & Workshop University of Saskatchewan,(Regina, Saskatchewan Canada)
1982●Lecture & Workshop Concordia University,(Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

DESIGN PROJECTS:
2016●Interior Space designed & Clay work Kanazawa Aozora Phamacy(Ishikawa)
2016●Interior Space designed Diamond Shiraishi (Kanazawa, Ishikawa)
2015●Interior Space designed & Clay work Kanazawa Sainoniwa Hotel
2014●Design Premium Bus Being Group(Kanazawa)
2014●Interior Space designed & Mural Netz Toyota Hakusan(Ishikawa)
2013●Interior Space designed & Mural Toyota Komatsu(Ishikawa)
2011●Interior Space designed & Mural Toyota Ishikawa(Kanazawa East,Nonoichi,
Kanazawa Motomachi)
2010●Garden Design Isaji House(Nagoya)
2009●Producer of Asia Pacific Environmental Development Forum Official
Dinner(Kagaya, Nanao, Ishikawa, Japan)
2006●Interior Space and furniture [GARDE] designed
Salone Internazionale del Mobile(Milan, Italy)
2003●Sun Glass Design by OHI TOSHIO BRAND(15countries)
2001●Restaurant-Interior Space designed-Kagaya Ginza(Tokyo)

COLLECTIONS:
●USA
County Museum, The Hungtinton Library (Los Angels, California)/ Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit,Mishigan) /Fuller Museum.(Brockton, Massachusetts)
Everson Museum of Art(Syracuse, New York)/Honolulu Academy of Art(Hawaii)
David Rockefeller Office(New York)/Mondale Office(Minnesota)
City of Boston(Massachusetts)/City of Portsmouth(New Hampshire)
●BRAZIL
Japan Culture Association(San Paulo)/Japan Welfare Association(San Paulo)
Felipe Massa Museum (F1 Driver,San Paulo)
●EUROPE
Aliana Museum(Swiss)/Musee de Sevre(France)/Sirukunst Museum(Gent, Belgium)
Nancy City Hall(Nancy, France)
●ASIA
Jingdezheng Ceramics Museum(China)/Shanghai Art Collection Museum / Taipei Fine Arts Museum(Taiwan)
Visual Art Center(Seoul. Korea)/Peninsular Hotel(Hong Kong. China)
●JAPAN
Japan Foundation/Grand Shrine at Ise the Inner Kagura Hall(Mie)
Urasenke Chado Center(Kyoto)/21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa(Ishikawa)
Kanazawa Nakamura Memorial Museum(Ishikawa)
Kanazawa Utatsuyama Craft Workshop Center /Sogetsu Hall(Tokyo)
Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.(Osaka)/THE HOKKOKU SHIMBUN(Kanazawa)
Kanazawa Gakuin University(Ishikawa)/Ishikawa Prefectural Izumigaoka High School
Hokuriku Broadcasting(MRO, Kanazawa Ishikawa)/Hokkoku Bank(Kanazawa Ishikawa)
Kanazawa Nikko Hotel(Ishikawa)/Shimizu General Construction Co.
Mitani Sangyo Co.,Ltd.(Kanazawa)
Kanazawa East police station/Hotel Nikko Kanazawa

Info

Nom
Toshio Ohi

Activité
artiste

Pays, région
Japon

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