Kogei Dining

Event

Fukuoka venue Restaurant Sagano , Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture

Opened in 1967, this restaurant is committed to preserving and propagating Japan’s restaurant culture, which encapsulates the essence of Japanese culture. Rather than simply providing meals, it creates opportunities to experience traditional Japanese arts and continuesby continuing to use and cherish traditional craft works. During meals, Japanese food will be served in vessels created by artists from the Kyushu region.

Program

Date February 5 (Sat), 2022, 16:00-20:30
Venues Restaurant Sagano (2-21-19 Sumiyoshi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka)
Program ― 16:00-17:00 | Exhibition and sale of Kōgei(crafts)
Exhibition and sale of works by Kyushu artists

― 17:00-18:00 | Talks by 4 Living National Treasures
Imaemon Imaizumi Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (iroe-jiki porcelain ) (Living National Treasure)
Shigeto Suzuta Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Woodblock printing) (Living National Treasure)
Zenzo Fukushima Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Koishiwara pottery) (Living National Treasure)

Facilitator
Kazumi Murose urushi lacquerware artist, Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Maki-e) (Living National Treasure)

― 18:00-20:00 | Dinner
This collaborative meals features kaiseki cuisine by a 2-star Michelin Guide served in vessels by Kyushu artists

― 20:00-20:30 | Exhibition and sale of Kōgei(crafts)
Works by 9 artists from the Kyushu region will be exhibited and sold.
Fee Participation fee 120,000 yen (tax included) per person
The price includes
(1) Talks by Living National Treasures
(2) Meal
(3) Beverages (sake and soft drinks provided during meals)
(4) Souvenir (sake setcup by Living National Treasure Imaemon Imaizumi or Fukushima Zenzo)
Exhibition and sale of Kōgei(crafts) - We can arrange to have purchased works shipped separately by post.

Speakers

今泉今右衛門

Imaemon Imaizumi

1962 Born in Arita, Saga Prefecture
1985 Graduated from the Department of Industrial, Interior and Craft Design at Musashino Art University (majoring in Metalwork); awarded the Governor's Award at the Saga Prefectural Art Exhibition
1998 Awarded the Chairman of Japan Art Crafts Association Prize at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition; awarded the Bank of Saga Cultural Foundation’s Best New Artist Award; received the Incentive Award at the Saga Shimbun Cultural Awards
2004 Awarded the Governor of Tokyo Prize at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
2008 Received the Excellence Award in the Crafts Category of the MOA Mokichi Okada Award (MOA Art Museum)
2012 Received the Japan Ceramic Society Award and the Saga Shimbun Cultural Award
2014 Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Iroe-Jiki porcelain) (Living National Treasure)
鈴田滋人

Shigeto Suzuta

1954 Born in Saga Prefecture
1979 Graduated from the Department of Japanese Painting at Musashino Art University
1988 Awarded the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Prize at the Japan Art Crafts Association Dyeing and Weaving Exhibition
1998 Received the Excellence Award at the 11th MOA Mokichi Okada Awards
2003 Received the Excellence Award at the 23rd Traditional Culture POLA Awards
2008 Designated as Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Woodblock printing)
福島善三

Zenzo Fukushima

1959 Born in Asakura district, Fukuoka Prefecture.
1982 Graduated from Fukuoka University
1991 Awarded the Fukuoka Governor's Award at the West Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2003 Awarded the Grand Prize at the Japan Art Crafts Association’s Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2004 Received the Excellence Award at the 14th MOA Mokichi Okada Awards
2017 Designated as Holder of Important intangible Cultural Property (Koishiwara pottery)
室瀬 和美

Kazumi Murose

1950 Born in Tokyo
1973 Received Ataka Award
1976 Completed graduate school of Tokyo University of the Arts. His graduate portfolio was purchased by the University.
1985 Received Japan Art Crafts Association Incentive Award at the 32nd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
2000 Received Governor of Tokyo Award at the 47th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
2002 Received Japan Art Crafts Association Incentive Award at the 49th Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
2007 Received the Japanese Cultural Art Development Award
2008 Designated as holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property Maki-e (Living National Treasure)

Artists

十五代 酒井田柿右衛門

濁手竹文輪花形皿

Sakaida Kakiemon XV

1994 Studied under Sakaida Kakiemon XIV
2010 First prize at the 45th Western Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition; first prize at the 57th Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition.
2013 National Society of Holders of Important Intangible Cultural Property Appointed chairman of "Kakiemon Ceramics Preservation Society".Became Official Member of the Japan Art Crafts Association.
2014 On February 4, 2014, takes the name of Sakaida Kakiemon XV.
Currently permanent secretary of the Western Branch of the Japan Art Crafts Association, Vice Chairman of the Saga Ceramic Art Association, Vice Chairman of Arita Ceramic Art Association, Visiting professor at the Graduate School of Arts, Kyushu Sangyo University, Visiting professor at the Faculty of Arts and Regional Design, Saga University
庄村 久喜

白妙彩磁鉢

Hisaki Shomura

1974 Born in Arita, Saga Prefecture
1997 Graduated from the Department of Industrial Chemistry at Kumamoto Institute of Technology
1999 Graduated from Saga Prefectural Arita Ceramics College
2009 Exhibited works at "The Present of Traditional Arts;Tradition and Creation" at the Kyushu National Museum
2011 Awarded the Japan Art Crafts Association Encouragement Award at the 58th Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2014 Winner of the Asahi Shimbun Grand Prize at the 49th Western Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2016 Awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Present Tense of Ceramics-IV Hagi Grand Prize Exhibition
2017 Present-day porcelain by 6 contemporary artists exhibited in a tea room/Nezu Art Museum
須津金 日人夢

青瓷平小鉢

Hitomu Tsugane

1973 Born in Kumamoto
1993 After completing courses at the Pottery Department at Arita Ceramics University, returned to Kumamoto and started making pottery.
2003年 Conducted a study trip to the Ancient Song Dynasty Kiln site in China, the National Palace Museum, Shanghai Museum and other sites.
2007 "Celadon jar" purchased by the Imperial Household Agency
2008 Designated Official Member of the Japan Art Crafts Association
2011 Conducted a study visit to the Southern Song Dynasty Kiln, Hsiu Nei Szu Kuan Yao Kiln and other sites in China.
2014 Exhibited works at the "Present of Celadon" exhibition at Tokyo National Museum of Modern Art and other institutions
2017 Awarded Japan Art Crafts Association Award at Traditional Crafts- Ceramics Section Exhibition
2020 Commemorative Project for the Opening of the Relocated Ishikawa National Crafts Museum
Selected among 12 artists, "Celadon Water Finger" and "Celadon" purchased
"Blue or White? Celadon & White Porcelain &Blue White Porcelain" Exhibition at the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
2021 Awarded the KKB Kagoshima Broadcasting Award at the Western Traditional Crafts Exhibition
Awarded the Asahi Shimbun Welfare Culture Corporation Award
中村 清吾

白磁鉢

Seigo Nakamura

1975 Born in 1975, the grandson of Seiroku Nakamura, Saga Prefecture’s Holders of Important Intangible Cultural Property (white porcelain)
1998 Graduated from Kyushu University and started training at Seiroku Kiln
2004 Exhibited works at Arita Ceramics Exhibition in Germany
2005 Designated as Official Member of the Japan Art Crafts Association
2007 Exhibited works at Kyushu National Museum’s Thirty Master Ceramists from Western Japan Exhibition
2009 Awarded the Saga Governor's Award (1st prize) at Saga Art Exhibition
2013 Awarded the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award (1st prize) at Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition; awarded Governor of Tokyo Award at Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition
2014 Exhibited works at Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum’s Contemporary Ceramic Art "Phenomenon" Exhibition
2019 Awarded the Grand Prize at Kikuchi Biennale
2020 Awarded the Grand Prize at Kikuchi Biennale
2021 Awarded the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award (1st prize) at Arita International Ceramics Exhibition
安永 頼山

唐津茶盌

Raizan Yasunaga

2001 Studied under Sajiro Tanaka
2003 Studied under Dohei Fujinoki Dohei
2008 Built his kiln at its current location
2016 Tea pottery exhibition held at Kyoto Nomura Museum of Art (again in 2019)
Selected to participate at the 63rd Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition (Karatsu Tea Bowls)
2017 Selected for the Grand Prize at the 34th Tanabe Museum of Art "Tea Ceremony Modeling Exhibition" (Black Karatsu Tea Bowls); selected to participate at the 7th Kikuchi Biennale (Karatsu Tea Bowls) (again in 2019)
2019 Selected to participate at the 25th Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition (Karatsu Tea Bowls); honorable mention at the Present Tense of Ceramics-V Hagi Grand Prize Exhibition (Karatsu Tea Bowls)
2021 Exhibited works at the "Modern Crafts and Tea Ceremony Vessels" exhibition at the National Crafts Museum
渡 仁

上野割山椒向付

Jin Watari

1968 Born in a family of Agano yaki pottery masters
1993 Born in a family of Agano yaki pottery masters
1994 Returned to hometown of Agano and studied under his father Kyubei
1999 Trained in the technique of tapping Kimchi jars in South Korea/td>
2000 First holding of the Japan-Korea Young Artists Exchange Exhibition (will be held 10 more times)
2005 Selected to participate for the first time at the Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition (will participate 13 more times)
2007 Selected to participate for the first time at the Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition (will participate 3 more times)
2010 Selected to participate for the first time at the the Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition; admitted as Official Member to the Japan Art Crafts Association
2013 Selected to participate at the Kikuchi Biennale (will participate 3 more times)
2018 Invited Artist at EU Japan Fest in Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Fukuoka Mitsukoshi and other locations.
Selected multiple times to participate at the Japanese Traditional Crafts Exhibition, the Japanese Ceramics Exhibition, the Kikuchi Biennale Exhibition, the Western Traditional Crafts Exhibition, the Contemporary Tea Ceremony Exhibition, the Tea Ceremony Modeling Exhibition, the Ceramics Exhibition and more.

How to apply (lottery ticket sale)

[ How to apply ]
If you would like to participate, please apply from here.

[ Inquiries ]
Inquiry Form:East Japan Sales Center
TEL:Yomiuri Travel’s East Japan Sales Center 03-5550-0666(9:30〜17:30)
[ Deadline ]
Until 23:59 on Saturday, July 31, 2021

Important points

[ Meals ]
- If you suffer from any allergies, please let us know in advance. While we will do our best to meet your requests, please understand that we may be unable to meet your requirements in certain cases.
- The Japanese sake and meal menus may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.
- Alcohol will not be served to minors and those arriving by car.
[ Prevention of Covid-19infection ]
- At the time of holding the event, all possible measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 infection will be taken. We kindly ask all visitors to read the following points in advance to ensure their understanding and cooperation. Moreover, the event may be canceled or postponed depending on the future progress of the infection.
- Thoroughly wash your hands, disinfect your fingers and observe coughing etiquette.
- Wear a mask when coming to the venue.
- Help us in maintaining social distancing. When seated, refrain from talking as much as possible.
- Before coming to the event please measure your temperature and, if you have a fever of 37.5 ° C or higher, or if you have been in close contact with a person diagnosed with the Covid-19 infection, or if you have visited a country/region where the infection continues to spread within the two preceding weeks, please refrain from coming to the event. Should you discover you have contracted the infection within 2 weeks after coming to the event, please contact our office (03-5550-0666).
- We will be measuring attendees’ temperature at the entrance of the venue. In the event of temperature above 37.5 ° C, admission will be refused.
- Should any of the attendees develop the infection, please understand that we may provide the names and emergency contact information of all the visitors on the day in question to public authorities like health centers to the extent needed. Personal information will be managed appropriately and will not be used for any other purpose.
- Please check the To all visitors to the MOA Museum of Art" notice before coming to the venue.
[ Handling of personal information ]
- The personal information you provide will be used solely for the purpose of managing this event, including the holding of a lottery and providing guidance on the day of the event.
- We will endeavor to protect personal information appropriately by handling all personal information you provide in compliance with laws and regulations on personal information, guidelines set by the government as well as other norms and social conventions.