SAKAEGI Masatoshi

Nakamizuno-cho 1-74, Seto, Aichi Pref. 489-0005 
TEL: +81 561-48-3991

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Personal History

□ Studied design and ceramics under Mr.
    Masahiro Mori and Mr. Yusuke Aida.
□ Received 1977 Kunii Kitaro Award from
    Japan Industrial Art foundation
□ Won the Grand Prix at Valencia International
  Ceramics and Glass Design Exhibition in
  1981 and 1991
□ Silver Award in 1995 and Bronz Award in
  1998 at International Ceramics Festival
1997  Guest exhibiter at World 10 Designers Exhibition in Commemorative 50th Faenza International Ceramics Art Exhibition
2006  Selected at "Finest works in 100 years of Japanese Ceramics" at Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
2011 Solo exhibition, "Ceramics Design of Sakaegi Masatoshi", at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2013 Awareded Culture Award of 2012 Aichi pref. Art and Culture Encouragement Prize
□ Works housed at 16 museums, domestic
     and overseas, such as The National
     Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo and
     International Museum of Ceramics in


Seto is known for long tradition in ceramic production. Utilizing the technologies and the clay of Seto, I keep trying to design ceramics that are fun, beautiful and suitable for modern life.

The poster of solo exhibition, "Ceramics Design of Sakaegi Masatoshi ",
at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Designed by Koya Takakita

Tumbler "WAVE" large and small
(2011 Housed at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo)

Combination plate "COMBI"
(Silver Award at The 1st. Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale. Housed in Icheon World Ceramics Center )

Vessel "Iwashimizu"
(Exhibited at 2013 Tableware Festival as a guest jury of Tableware Award )

"Climb Blue" 2.6m high
Placed in Star Square at The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park