前田正博

Maeda, Masahiro

Ceramist
1948 Born in Kumihama cho, Kyoto prefecture
1975 Completed Ceramics Major of the Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
1988 Received the 35th Japan Cultural Exhibition Encouragement Award
2005 1st Kikuchi Biennial Excellence Excellence Award Winner
2007 Masahiro Maeda Color Porcelain Exhibition (Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Sanso Art Museum)
The 2nd Komi Art Museum grand prize
2008 Winning the Contemporary Tea Pottery exhibition Excellent Prize
2009 Red, Black, Gold, Silver, Green, Blue Maeda Masahiro’s color art exhibition (Kikuchi Hiromi Memorial Satoshi Art Museum)
56th Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition Nihon Craftsmanship President Award Winner
2010 17th Okada Shigekichi Prize Exhibition MOA Art Museum Award Winner
2011 Japanese Ceramic Association Award
2013 “Colorful × monochrome Maeda Masahiro Nippon Painting” Exhibition
(Sano Municipal Yoshizawa Memorial Art Museum)
2015 The 6th Creation of the traditional award (Japan Culture and Arts Foundation)
2016 Masahiro Maeda Porcelain Institute held (Yokohama Bashamichi)

Public Collection
Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Sanso Art Museum
Ibaraki Prefectural Ceramic Art Museum
Hirofumi Kikuchi Memorial Ji Art Museum
The Japan Foundation
Sano Municipal Yoshizawa Memorial Art Museum
MOA Museum of Art

The Art Institute of Chicago (U. S. A.)
The Philadelphia Museum of Art (U. S. A.)
The Walters Art Museum (U.S.A)
Asian Art Museum (U.S.A)
Brooklyn Museum (U. S. A.)
Museum of Arts and Design (U.S.A)
Executive Director of the Japan Arts Craft Council Okinawa Prefectural University of the Arts part-time lecturer Ibaraki Prefectural Kasama Ceramics University College Advisor