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The registration for Applicant and Work Information has closed. We appreciate for all the applications!

2020.01.27

The registration for Applicant and Work Information has closed.
We appreciate for all the applications!

Registration Closing Soon!

2020.01.17

The deadline for work information registration is Monday, January 27th.
Please make sure to upload your work information before then.
Also, please be noticed that we only accept registration forms written in Japanese or English.
Thank you for your understanding and we are looking forward to receiving your registration.

Application form
https://kogeiaward.jp/entry/en/

【Announcement】Frequently asked Q&A

2019.12.27

Question:
According to the Application Guideline, the application limit will be a maximum of one work per individual (or group). Are several pieces arranged as one work acceptable?

Answer:
As long as the pieces are arranged within the specified size stated in the application guideline, several pieces presented as one work is acceptable. Please check the size below:
2-dimensional or 3-dimensional work total measures of three dimensions: 300 cm or less
Total weight: 20kg or less (including length and weight of work’s frame, stand or holder, etc.)

Postponement of the Registration(Deadline postponed to Monday, January 27, 2020)

2019.12.05

The original deadline for the International KOGEI Award in Toyama was January 10, 2020. However, due to the change of the judge from overseas, we have postponed the deadline of the registration to Monday, January 27, 2020.

【Judges】

○The Chief Judge: Masanori Aoyagi

The 1st round

Name Profile
Masanori Aoyagi Chairman of Board of Directors of Tama Art University / Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo / Former Commissioner for Cultural Affairs of the Japanese Government
Motomi Kawakami Designer / Chairman of Japan Institute of Design Promotion
Reiko Sudo Textile designer / Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Zokei University
Yoshihiko Takahashi Glass artist / Professor of Tama Art University
Etsuko Tashima Ceramist / Professor of Osaka University of Arts
Nobuyuki Tanaka Lacquer artist / Professor of Kanazawa College of Art
Kouji Hatakeyama Metal artist / Professor of Kanazawa College of Art

The 2nd round

Name Profile
Masanori Aoyagi Chairman of Board of Directors of Tama Art University / Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo / Former Commissioner for Cultural Affairs of the Japanese Government
Reiko Sudo Textile designer / Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Zokei University
Kouji Hatakeyama Metal artist / Professor of Kanazawa College of Art
Kouji Yukiyama Director of Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art and Design
<China>Chao Ying Wang Cultural Researcher / Traditional craft artist / President of PAOSNET
<United Kingdom>Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere Professor of Japanese Arts at the University of East Anglia / Curator of Japanese Art at the Department of Asia, British Museum / Research Director at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
<Italy>Mario Trimarchi Architect / Designer

Besides, there will be no change in the “Eligibility” and the “Works Eligible to Apply.”

1.Eligibility
Must be 50 years of age or younger (as of January 10, 2020, deadline for the first-round of jurying).

2.Works Eligible to Apply
Works produced on or after January 10, 2015, which have never been exhibited or submitted to other prizes/awards.

We are looking forward for your applications!

We now accept entries for International KOGEI Award in Toyama.

2019.11.28

We now accept entries for International KOGEI Award in Toyama.
Application deadline is January 27th, 2020.

Please confirm Application Guidelines and apply from the registration page.
About application method and procedure, please refer to the application guidelines.

We are sincerely looking forward to your application.

Website opened.

2019.10.01