Profile


Akane Yamamoto

 
 I inherit Japanese folkcraft with the history of 1400 years, Kirikane.
 I shut in the eternal brightness, history and culture to glass and hope to express this age.

Profile

 1977 Born in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
 2000 Studied traditional Kirikane under Sayoko ERI, National Treasure Artist of Kirikane
 2001 Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts, in Japanese painting
 2002~07 A lecture at Kyoto University of Art and Design
 2008 The Panasonic Prize in the 55th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts 
 2009 The Honorable Mention in the 38th Exhibition of Japanese Art Crafts in Kinki District
 2011 The Grand Prize in the Guraduate Exhibition of Toyama City Institute of Glass Art
 2011 Graduated from Toyama City Institute of Glass Art
 2011 Opened own studio in Kyoto, Japan
 2011 The Kinki Chapter Prize in the 40th Exhibition of Japanese Art Crafts in Kinki District
 2011 The Asahi Shimbun Prize in the 23rd Exhibition of the Japanese Traditional Art
 2011 The Gold Prize in the 6th Exhibition of Design of Snow
 2013 Kyoto Municipal Art New Figure Award Heisei 24
 2013 The Honorable Mention in the International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2013 
 2013 Official Member of Japan Art Crafts Association
 2014 The NHK Chairman Prize in the 61st Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts
 2015 Special Award of Traditional Japanese Culture Pola Award 
 2016 Honourable Mention, Kyoto Prefecture Cultural Prize
Solo Exhibitions

 2011 Gallery NOW, Toyama
 2011 Takashimaya Department Store, Kyoto
 2011 Ginza Matsuya Department Store, Tokyo
 2013 Gallery Ginza Artone, Tokyo
 2013 Takashimaya Department Store, Osaka
 2013 Daiwa Department Store, Kanazawa
 2015 Gallery NOW, Toyama
 2015 Takashimaya Department Store, Osaka
 2016 Takashimaya Department Store, Nihonbashi

Exhibitions

 2008 37th Exhibition of Japanese Art Crafts in Kinki District
 2008 55th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts 
 2009 38th Exhibition of Japanese Art Crafts in Kinki District
 2010 57th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts
 2011 40th Exhibition of Japanese Art Crafts in Kinki District
 2011 23rd Exhibition of the Japanese Traditional Art
 2011 58th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts
 2011 6th Exhibition of Design of Snow at Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice
 2012 41st Exhibition of Japanese Art Crafts in Kinki District
 2012 Exhibition of Snow and Ice, at Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi
 2013 Toyama City New Store Glass Exhibition
 2013 CRIA Exhibition, at Kyoto Art Center
 2013 42nd Exhibition of Japanese Art Crafts in Kinki District
 2013 24th Exhibition of the Japanese Traditional Art
 2013 60th Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts
 2013 The International Exhibition of Glass Kanazawa 2013
 2014 The 61st Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Art Crafts
 2015 TEFAF, COLLECT, MASTERPIECE
 2016 MASTERPIECE

Public Collection

 Imperial Household Agency
 Toyama City
 Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice, Kaga City