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Open Call for 2024 ITAMI International Craft Exhibition: Shuki Shuhaidai

Open call  /  04 May 2024  -  26 Jul 2024
Published: 25.04.2024
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Intro
ITAMI International Craft Exhibition: Shuki Shuhaidai is an international competition of craftworks giving focus on Japanese Sake and it is held in the city of Itami. ‘Shuki’ to enjoy scenes of toasting with Japanese Sake and ‘Shuhaidai’ as instruments to stage the joyful moments with Sake.

We look forward to entries with new and unexpected inspirations that bring fascination and tastefulness for the culture of Sake drinking.
 
As the birthplace of Sake, the city of Itami has developed into a place of Sake brewery, fostering its culture in strong connection to its environment. In June 2020, “Itami Morohaku” and “Nada no Ki-ippon” was designated as a Japan Heritage and the Sake culture in Itami is seeing a further upsurge in recent years.

Application Conditions:
  • Requirements: This is an open competition. Creation of works under the theme ‘Shuki Shuhaidai (Japanese Liquor Sakeware)’ with no restriction on material. Both individual and group entries are welcome.
  • Terms and conditions on https://itami-im.jp/craftexhibition/
  • How to apply: Sending application sheet through our website.
  • Application fee: General: 12,000 yen / Students (as of 31st July 2024): 7,000 yen (both including return delivery fee).

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Jury:
  • KOSHIMIZU Susumu, Sculptor / Professor Emeritus, Kyoto City University of Arts.
  • KONISHI Shinuemon, CEO Konishi Brewing Co., Ltd.
  • CHAO Tan-Chi, Metal Artist / Professor, National Taiwan University of Arts (TAIWAN).
  • TODATE Kazuko, Art Critic / Professor, Tama Art University.
  • MATSUI Toshio, Potter / Director, The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park.
  • YAMANO Hiroshi, Glass Artist / Head of Crafts Department, Osaka University of Arts.
  • TANABE CHIKUUNSAI IV, Bamboo Artist / Artist.

Awards:
  • Grand Prix: 500,000 yen.
  • 2nd Best Overall Award: 400,000 yen.
    (Shirayuki Itami Morohaku Award presented by Konishi Brewing Co., Ltd.).
  • Itami Award: 350,000 yen.
  • Gold Award: 250,000 yen. (Shirayuki Award presented by Konishi Brewing Co., Ltd.).
  • Awards for Promising Talent: 200,000yen for each of 2 awards. (Oimatsu Award presented by Itami Oimatsu Brewing Co., Ltd., Koyosha Award presented by Koyosha Inc.).
  • Best Material Award: 100,000 yen (presented by Satake Glass Co., Ltd.).
  • Judge’s Choice: 50,000 yen (presented by Itami Shuzo Association).

Exhibition of Selected Work:
Dates: Sat. 16th Nov. – Sun. 22nd Dec. 2024.
Place: Itami City Museum of Art, History and Culture Room 6.

Award Ceremony
Date: Sat. 16th Nov. 2024.
Place: Itami City Museum of Art, History and Culture.


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Organiser
Itami City Museum of Art, History and Culture.

Sponsors:
Konishi Brewing Co., Ltd.
Itami Oimatsu Brewing Co., Ltd.
Koyosha Inc.
Satake Glass Co., Ltd.
Itami Shuzo Association.

Support:
Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Hyogo Prefecture.
DAS Designers Association.
Bay Communications Inc.
Itami Machimirai Co., Ltd.
 
2022 Grand Prix
. Great green turban by Kiyono Toma.
2022 Grand Prix
Great green turban by Kiyono Toma

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2018 Grand Prix
. Koichi Osumi
. Porcelain, cowskin strap.
2018 Grand Prix
Koichi Osumi
Porcelain, cowskin strap

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