Toru Enomoto

Toru Enomoto

Advisor of Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu

1946 Born in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa prefecture
1965 Graduated from Yokosuka City Technical high school, department of Industry
1973 Graduated from the department of Art & Design, the Tokyo University of Education
1978 Received master’s degree in Art & Design from graduate school of the Tokyo University of Education
1979 Worked as a curator at Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum
1996 Worked as the Vice-Director at Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum until March 2002
2002 Worked as a director of Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu
2016 Became an Advisor of Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu

〈Main Theses〉
“Early Hagi-Ware in the Literature” (Tokyo National Museum No.471, Museum Press, 1990)
“The Mastery of Tea Bowl, Ceramic Art of Kyusetsu Miwa” (Honoh Geijutsu No.57, ABE PUBLISHING LTD., 1999)
“The Change of Style in Hagi-Ware Tea Bowl” in the catalog of “Exhibition of Japanese Tea Bowl Masterpieces Used in Tea Ceremony” (Chado Research Center Galleries, 1999)
“The Silk Road of Ceramics, Ceramic Art of Takuo Kato” (Honoh Geijutsu No.85, ABE PUBLISHING LTD., 2006)
〈Main Publications〉
Ceramic Art, Ryoji Koie (co-author / the volume 4 NHK Kogei Tanbou) (NHK Publishing, Inc., 1990)
Art in Yamaguchi Prefecture(editing / author of “craft” part)(SHIBUNKAKU CO., LTD., 1995)

〈Curated Exhibitions (with writing for the catalogs)〉
“Modern Ceramic Art Series” 1/2/3/ (1982, 1984, and 1986)
Kohagi, Sono Genryu To Shuhen Ten” (Exhibition, Kohagi - Its Origin and Surroundings) (1981)
Chugoku Touji Nisennen No Nagare Ten” (Exhibition, The flow of 2000 Years of Chinese Ceramics History) (1985)
The Hagiyaki/Hakaku To Zenei No Zoukei Ten” (The Hagi-Ware, Conventional and Avant-Gard Figurative Arts Exhibition) (1995) at the Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum
Hagiyaki 400nen, Dentou To Kakushin Ten” (Exhibition, 400 Years of Hagi-Ware, Tradition and Innovation) (2000) at Maison de la culture du Japon a Paris and Suntory Museumof Art 〈His Experience as a Judge〉
Japan Kōgei Exhibition
Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
West Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
International Ceramics Competition MINO
Taiwan Ceramics Biennale
and prefectural art exhibitions of Yamaguchi, Hiroshima and Mie prefecture