Kenji Gomi

  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 彩土器 Sai-do-ki 2015 陶土 h.96.0 x w.47.0 x d.36.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 彩土器 Sai-do-ki 2015 陶土 h.75.0 x w.32.0 x d.32.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 彩土器 Sai-do-ki 2015 陶土 h.63.0 x w.19.5 x d.20.5 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 彩土器 Sai-do-ki 2015 陶土 h.50.0 x w.29.0 x d.27.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 彩土器 Sai-do-ki 2015 陶土 h.46.5 x w.32.0 x d.30.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 彩土器 Sai-do-ki 2015 陶土 h.33.0 x w.24.5 x d.33.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 彩土器 Sai-do-ki 2015 陶土 h.37.5 x w.25.0 x d.24.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 彩土器 Sai-do-ki 2015 陶土 h.43.0 x w.29.0 x d.24.5 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi ふた、モノ。 Futa, Mono 2015 陶土 h.19.0 x w.19.0 x d.19.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi ふた、モノ。 Futa, Mono 2015 陶土 h.18.5 x w.18.0 x d.17.5 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi ふた、モノ。 Futa, Mono 2015 陶土 h.21.0 x w.27.5 x d.25.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi ふた、モノ。 Futa, Mono 2015 陶土 h.19.0 x w.18.0 x d.18.5 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 炭地ガラス釉碗 2015 陶土 h.11.0 x w.12.5 x d.12.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 炭地ガラス釉碗 2015 陶土 h.11.5 x w.13.0 x d.12.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 炭地ガラス釉碗 2015 陶土 h.11.0 x w.12.0 x d.12.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 五味謙二 Kenji Gomi 炭地ガラス釉碗 2015 陶土 h.10.5 x w.13.0 x d.12.0 cm © Kenji Gomi
  • 炭地ガラス釉碗 2015 陶土 ceramic h.11.5 x w.13.5 x d.11.0 cm ©Kenji Gomi

1978 Born in Nagano, Japan
2001 Graduated from School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo
Studied pottery in Tsuboya, Naha city, Okinawa
2004 Opened his studio in Toki, Gifu
2015 Moved his studio to Kasama, Ibaraki

solo exhibition

2015 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery
2014 Meguro Gallery, Mie
Art Salon, Takashimaya Nihombashi Store, Tokyo
2013 Gallery Koufukudo, Shizuoka (2011, 09, 07)
Gallery BOVGATEI, Nagano (2009, 07, 05)
2012 Gallery SUKI, Aichi (2014)
2010 Art craft Yokariyo, Okinawa
Gallery Mami Site, Tokyo
2009 SHIZEN, Tokyo
2008 tourin syunyo, Gifu
Nagomi Style, Yamaguchi
2006 SAVOIR VIVRE, Tokyo(exhibit every year since 2006)

Selected group exhibition

2015 "8 Ceramic Artists - Yuko Okazaki, Kentaro Kawabata, Takuro Kuwata, Kenji Gomi, Adam Silverman, Taro Tabuchi, Akio Niisato, Masaya Yoshimura" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
2014 “The Next, Mino Ceramics” Mino Ceramic Art Museum, Tajimi, Gifu
Group Exhibition, Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
2013 “Walk on the Wild Side”(Curation: Ichiro Hirose) TKG Editions Kyoto
2012 “Life & Art Feel Ceramics” Higashihiroshima City Museum of Art
The 7th Ceramic Art Grande Prize Exhibition, Paramita Museum, Mie
The 18th MOA Mokichi Okada Award, MOA Musuem of Art, Shizuoka
“MINO CERAMICS NOW” Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu
2011 “Contemporary Ceramics in Tokai –Thinking New Generation–” Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum
2009 “UTSUWA Now and Next part Ⅱ” gallery VOICE, Gifu

Awards

2014 “TOKI Oribe” Grand Prize at The 7th Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics for Tea Ceremony
Grand Prix at 10th International Ceramics Competition Mino
2013 The Excellence Award at The 5th Kikuchi Biennale

2011 The Encouragement Award at The 4th Kikuchi Biennale
Semi-Grand Prize and Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition Prize at The 21st Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition (sponsored by Mainichi Newspaper Corporation)
2008 The Special Judges’ Award at The 5th International Mashiko ceramics competition
2003 The Excellence Award at Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition Okinawa