Shimizu Keiichi 清水圭一 Japanese, b. 1962

1962 Born in Tamba, Hyogo, Japan

1981 Graduated from Kyoto Prefecture Pottery Training School

1984 Completed the special training course at the Kyoto Municipal Industrial Research Institute

Started pottery making at the family business, Kaneto Kiln

1986 Hyogo Prefecture Art and Craft Show

1989 Governor’s Award, Hyogo Prefecture Art and Craft Show

1991 Japan Modern Art and Craft Show

1992 Solo show, Gallery Totosho, Osaka

 Japan Modern Art and Craft Show

1993 Kinki Division Award, Japan Modern Art and Craft Show

 Japan Craft Show

1994 Recognition Award, Saga Daikakuji Flower & Ceramics Show

 Asahi Craft Show

 Yaki-Shime-ten open competition

 NITTEN Show

1995 Solo show, Gallery Ogawa, Kyoto

 Kinki Division Award, Japan Modern Art and Craft Show

 Japan Craft Show

 NITTEN Show

 Director’s Award, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce

 Daikakuji Award, Daikakuji Flower and Ceramics Show

1996 Solo show, Gallery Kobe Daimaru, Kobe

 NITTEN Show

 Osaka Mayor’s Award, Osaka Craft Show

1997 Solo show, Gallery Osaka Mitsukoshi, Osaka

 NITTEN Show

 Recognition Award, Cha-no-yu Show, Tanabe Museum

1998 Solo show, Gallery Kobe Daimaru, Kobe

 Recognition Award, Cha-no-yu Show, Tanabe Museum

1999 Solo show, Gallery Kobe Daimaru, Kobe

 Japan Craft Show

2000 2-person show, Touching Stone Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2001 Grand Prize for Hyogo Prefecture Art & Crafts Show

2002 Modern Craft Award, Japan Modern Art & Crafts Show

2004 Touching Stone Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 Kobe Club, Kobe

2006 Solo show, Touching Stone Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2007 Recognition Award, Kikuchi Biennial

 Solo show, Gallery Kintetsu, Yottkaichi

 Solo show, Gallery Daimaru, Tottori

2008 Solo show, Touching Stone Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 Solo show, Gallery Kandori, Tokyo

2009 Recognition Award, Kikuchi Biennial

 Recognition Award, Cha-no-yu Show, Tanabe Museum

 Solo show, Gallery Kobe Daimaru, Kobe

2010 Solo show, Gallery Kandori, Tokyo

 Excellence Award, Cha-no-yu Show, Tanabe Museum

 Solo show, Watanabe Fine Art Gallery, Osaka

2011 Solo show, Gallery Kobe Daimaru, Kobe

 Recognition Award, Cha-no-yu Show, Tanabe Museum

 Recognition Award, Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition

2012 Solo show, Touching Stone Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2013 Selected for 22nd Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition

Solo show, Touching Stone Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2015 Tanba Now, Hyogo Ceramic Museum, Japan

2015 Solo Show, Daimaru Department Store, Kobe, Japan

2017 Solo Show, Daimaru Department Store, Kobe, Japan

2017 Solo Show, Gallery Magatama, Osaka, Japan

2017 Commemorative Exhibition "Tea Pottery Today - 2018 Hagi" at Urakami Memorial Hall,  Hagi Museum, Yamaguchi, Japan

2018     Solo Exhibition "Unglazed" at Gallery Magatama, Osaka

Solo Exhibition "Creation" at Daimaru Kobe Art Gallery, Kobe, Japan

2020 Taiwan-Japan Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition, Miaoli County, Taiwan