Susumu Notomi


1951 Born on the 19th of February 1973 Graduated from the Department of Engineering at Kanto Gakuin University 1975 Studied under his father, First generation of the Choungama Present Regular member of Japan Kogei Association Japan Kogei Association Yamaguchi Branch, Auditor Director of Hagi Ceramics Association Exhibition : 2019 Solo exhibition at the Fukuya Hatchobori Main Store in Hiroshima Prefecture 2019 Prize of the "Current molding exhibition" at the Hagi Uragami Museum 2019 Meritorious Deed Award of Yamaguchi Prefecture Art and Culture 2018 “Blue in Nature: Hagi Pottery”: Solo exhibition at the Nippon Club in New York 2018 “Tales of Blue Pottery”: Solo exhibition at the Onishi Gallery in New York 2018 Solo exhibition at the Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Tokyo 2018 Solo exhibition at the Yokosuka Saikaya, Kanagawa Prefecture 2017 “SAIKAI blue”: Collaborative Exhibition by Hiroko Koshino and Susumu Notomi at the KH Gallery in Ashiya, Kobe 2017 Collaboration with Mari Kimura: “Music in Hues” in Borough of Brooklyn Video in New York 2017 “Making of Ao-Hagi Tune of Blue” (The sky and the ocean, the dynamic of blue) collaborated with Mari Kimura at the Nippon Club in New York 2016. “HAJIMARI No Ao (Blue of the beginning)”. Collaborative Exhibition by Hiroko Koshino and Susumu Notomi at the KH Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo 2016 Solo exhibition at the Maruzen Yaesuguchi Main Store in Tokyo 2015 Encouragement Award at the Tanabe Museum in Shimane Prefecture " Japanese Tea Ceremony Modeling Exhibition" 2015 Award of the 15th anniversary of the merger of Hagi City in Yamaguchi Prefecture 2015 Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Tokyo 2014 Prize of the Hagi Grand Award Exhibition III 2013 Solo exhibition at the JR Osaka Mitsukoshi Isetan 2013 Award of the Hagi Ceramics Exhibition Prize for Excellence 2012 Encouragement Award of the Tanabe Museum of Art "Japanese Tea Ceremony Modeling Exhibition" in Shimane Prefecture 2012 Solo Exhibition at the Maruzen Main Store in Tokyo 2012 Educational Achievement Award from the Yamaguchi Prefecture 2010 Solo exhibition at the Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Tokoy 2009 Prize of The Tanabe Museum of Art "Japanese Tea Ceremony Modeling Exhibition" 2007 Solo exhibition at the Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Tokyo 2006 Solo exhibition at the Yamato Yashiki Department Store in Himeji 2005 BS Asahi Broadcasting “Genealogy of Technology” 2004 Solo exhibition at the Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Tokyo 2004 Solo exhibition at the Tenmaya Hatchobori store in Osaka 2004 Exhibited at the Yamaguchi Prefectural Hagi Museum 2003 Encouragement Award of "Ryumontsubo" at the West Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition 2003 Solo Exhibition at the Tenmaya Hatchobori store and Mihara store in Osaka 2001 Encouragement Award of the West Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition World Ceramic Expo 2001 Exhibition in Republic of Korea 2000 Solo exhibition at Nihobashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Tokyo 1999 Encouragement Award of the West Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition (YamaguchiGovernor's Award) 1998 Unveil theYURAGI series at Solo exhibition at the Mitsukoshi Shinjuku store in Tokyo 1998 Solo exhibition at Maruzen Nihonbashi store in Tokyo 1996 Solo exhibition at Maruzen Nihonbashi store in Tokyo Unveil the Hagiretsumon (Retsumon) 1995 Three artists exhibition at the Nihonbashi Takashimaya in Tokyo 1995 Regular member of the Japan Kogei Association 1995 Solo exhibition at the Mitsukoshi Shinjuku store 1994 Solo exhibition at the Mitsukoshi Shinjuku store 1993 Prize of the Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition thereafter (three times) 1991 Prize of the flower vessel exhibition Honorable Mention Award of the Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art for Aohagi Plate 1990 New traditional craft exhibition Encouragement Award of Japanese Kogei Association Yamaguchi Branch Manager 1989 Prize of the Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition (three times) Solo exhibition at the Tokyu Nihonbashi store in Tokyo 1988 Prize of the Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art (twice) Award of the 15th anniversary of the merger of Hagi City Solo exhibition at the Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Tokyo