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"International KOGEI Award in Toyama 2020" Exhibition will continue on to Takaoka Art Museum.

2021.04.08

The "International KOGEI Award in Toyama 2020" Exhibition will continue as follows.

Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021 - Wednesday, May 5, 2021 *UTC+0900
Venue: Takaoka Art Museum
Admission fee

March 28, 2021 International KOGEI Award in Toyama Award Ceremony

2021.03.30

The award ceremony of the International KOGEI Award in Toyama was held on Sunday 28th March, at the National Treasure Zuiryu-ji Temple located in Takaoka City.
The ceremony started with a performance of “Orin” (a type of bell). Orin, a metal casting technique, is one of the traditional industry of Takaoka City.
After the performance, the governor of Toyama Prefecture conferred the awards.
Winners who are not able to attend the ceremony have their video messages played during the ceremony.

Local news about the Award Ceremony (Japanese only)
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We announce the winners of the International KOGEI Award in Toyama.

2021.02.24

Grand Prize

Gareth Neal (UK) 「Si02」

Excellence Award

Aki Rusu (Japan) 「思考の余白」

Honorable Mention

Constanza Camila Kramer Garfias (Germany) 「00067-02-500 (HYPERISM)」
Midori Tsukada (Japan) 「積翠」
Ken Noguchi (Japan) 「Swaying Vessel 17」
Yoshitaka Nishimoto (Japan) 「Compound eye Vase」

KOGEI Toyama Special Prize

Takaki Miyamoto (Japan) 「Sense of Colors」

"International KOGEI Award in Toyama 2020" Exhibition

2020.11.20

The "International KOGEI Award in Toyama 2020" Exhibition will be held as follows.

Date: Thursday, February 25, 2021 - Sunday, April 4, 2021 *UTC+0900
Venue: Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art and Design (TAD)

Result of KOGEI Award in Toyama First-round of Jurying

2020.11.20

We announce the names of the participants who will go to the International KOGEI Award in Toyama First-round of Jurying.

  • 荒木 宏介
  • 市岡 真治
  • 井上 藍
  • 今井 瑠衣子
  • 岩坂 卓
  • 岩元 航大
  • 顔 冬虹
  • 上田 剛
  • 上前 功夫
  • 鵜飼 康平
  • 梅本 尋司
  • 遠藤 茜
  • 大木 春菜
  • 大槻 洋介
  • 小澤 一也
  • 貝塚 惇観
  • 桂川 美帆
  • 加藤 千佳
  • 神山 拓也
  • 川原 隆邦
  • 川辺 雅規
  • 岸本 耕平
  • 河野 太郎
  • 近藤 卓浪
  • 酒井 智也
  • 佐々木 類
  • 佐々木 俊仁
  • 佐治 真理子
  • 佐藤 典克
  • 詹 子宏 
  • 塩谷 良太
  • 白石 陽一
  • 墨 美穂子
  • 瀬藤 貴史
  • 外山 和洋
  • 高田 賢三
  • 瀧 英晃
  • 竹岡 健輔
  • 舘 正明
  • 田中 良和
  • 谷川 アサ佳
  • 塚田 美登里
  • 塚原 梢
  • 永瀬 二郎
  • 中田 真裕
  • 中田 光彦
  • 西久松 友花
  • 西本 至孝
  • 野口 健
  • 半田 濃史
  • 般若 泰樹
  • 東 亨
  • 平戸 香菜
  • 福田 笑子
  • 藤田 創平
  • 藤野 征一郎
  • 古川 千夏
  • 胡 羽恬 
  • 水代 達史
  • 宮本 崇輝
  • 向井 詩織
  • 望月 美鶴
  • 百瀬 玲亜
  • 吉井 こころ
  • 留守 玲
  • 若色 正太
  • ワタナベ サラ
  • 王 麗楠
  • Anderson Brian
  • Ashdown Elizabeth
  • awatif ALsafwan
  • Bell George William
  • Bianco Michele
  • Bichon Cécile
  • Bridges Jonathan
  • Brothwell Linda
  • Burke Cathy
  • Cavorovic Jovana
  • CHEN YOU CHIA
  • Corr Brian
  • Danit Melman-Shaked
  • DING JIAWEI
  • Dodd Sara
  • Drouot Marie
  • Economou Dora
  • Espersen Maria Bang
  • Ferguson Gretal
  • Hall Jess
  • Hall Rhyannan
  • Harrington Elaine
  • KIM Gyu
  • Kim Sogon
  • Kim Yeonghyeon
  • Klitgaard Morten
  • Kramer Garfias Constanza Camila
  • Kukk Triin
  • KYRIAKI VASSILIKI
  • Lavian Ariel
  • Lethbridge James
  • malfouzi nasser
  • Miadzvedzeva Hanna
  • Murlak Karol
  • Nauman Lauren
  • Neal Gareth
  • OU Li-Ting
  • Pekař Milan
  • Pennacchio Matteo
  • phillips susan
  • Radionova Olga
  • Razumovskaya Irina
  • Rice Michael
  • Schnuckel David
  • Stokes Helen
  • Susanna Alessia Cinzia
  • Tavlaridis Stratis
  • Thibout Aurore
  • Vainio Milla
  • WANG IAN
  • Xiao Tai
  • Ximeri Ioanna
  • Yang Renqian
  • YUN JUCHEOL
  • ZENG SHIH-RONG
  • Zucchi Caterina

International KOGEI Award in Toyama - Postponement of Second-round Jurying and the Exhibition

2020.04.17

Due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have decided to postpone the second-round jurying and the exhibition.
The detailed information will be released as soon as the schedule is determined.

P.S. Due to the COVID-19, we have converted our secretariat office into remote working, therefore, please contact us via E-mail if you have any questions. However, it might take 2-3 days for the secretariat to reply E-mails, we appreciate your understanding.

The first-round jurying had finished. The result will be announced to all the participants via e-mail at the end of March.

2020.03.12

The first-round jurying had finished.
The result will be announced to all the participants via e-mail at the end of March.

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