Naoki Sakai

1973
Born in Gunma Prefecture, Japan
Present Work in Kanazawa, Japan
2003
Completed the doctoral course in metal hammering at Tokyo University of the Arts and obtained a PhD
2005
~08
Trained at Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo

Present Trainer for Kanazawa Utatsuyama Kogei Kobo

< Awards >

2003
Nomura Art Prize
2008
Itami Award, ITAMI International Exhibition
2012
Tansuiou Prize, Satoh Artcraft Research & Scholarship Foundation
Soukeikai Prize, Traditional Kōgei Nihon Kinkou(metal work) Exhibition
2015
Soukeikai Prize, Traditional Kōgei Nihon Kinkou(metal work) Exhibition
2016
Grand Prize, Tableware Grand Prix
2017
Asahi Shimbun Prize, Traditional Kōgei Nihon Kinkou(metal work) Exhibition
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