Nagae Shigekazu 長江重和 b. 1953

Selected Public Collections :

Victoria & Albert Museum, UK

Harris Museum, UK

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, UK

Musée Nationale de Cèramique, Sèvres

Musée Asiana, Geneva, Switzerland

National Gallery of Australia

Powerhouse Museum, Australia

Musée Cernuschi, France

Hetjens Museum, Germany

Museum of Asian Art, Berlin, Germany

Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Japan Foundation, New York, NY

Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin

Yale University Art Gallery

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Shiga Cultural Ceramic Park

Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu

Tokoname City Museum

Seto City Art Museum, Seto

1953     Born in Seto-shi Aichi, Japan

1974     Completed Special Ceramic Study Course, Seto Ceramics Training Institute

1997     Begins work as a lecturer of the Special Study Course of Pottery, 

    Seto Ceramics High-school

1999     Begins work as a lecturer at Bunsei Art College

2002     Member, International Ceramics Academy

2004     Cultural Prize, Art Selection of Aichi Prefecture, Aichi

2017     Solo Show at Galerie Marianne Heller, Heidelberg

The work by Nagae has been featured in many solo and group exhibitions in Japan and overseas including Toji/Avant garde et tradition du Japan at Musée Nationale de Cèramique, Sèvres and Contemporary Clay: Japanese Ceramics for the New Century at Japan Society New York in 2005. He has received many awards such as Grand Prize at Triennale de la Porcelaine Contemporarie in Nyon Switzerland and the Parmita Museum in Mie.