An expert in making "CHAGAMA", KAMA-SHI "YOSHIHA YOHEY"

HISTORY

 

A Brief Summary of Yoshiha Yohey
1895
He was born in Shijo, Kyoto and named Kennosuke when he was a boy.
1906
The age of 12, he became an apprentice of Senke Jushoku Onishi's 13th at Kyoto, Sanjo.
1925
He was permited to set up a new branch of the family. The master ,Jocho gave the name of Yohey and became an independent of Kyoto Kama maker. Both Omotesennke and Urasennke ' master gave him 'OHAKOGAKI'(certificate)Aand 'OKONOMIGAMA'(special order).
1972
When he reached his seventy-seventh birthday, He passed the name 'Yohey' to his son. He retired and introduced himself as Souyo.
1977
'Kyogama's essence', Kolinsha was written by him. He was also leading his heir, producing pieces.
1983
He exhibited the latest arts under the title 'Kyogama's Essence' at Takashimaya in Kyoto.
1986
He passed away the age of 91years old.
Yoshiha Yohei Ⅱ (The second)
1930
He was born at Kohey T(The First)'s oldest son. (real name is MUNETOSHI).
1947
He started to train himself as Kama- maker.
1972
He succeeded to Kohey U. He kept the traditional of Jirai-kyogama strictly, and put his heart and soul to create new arts.
1974
He held an exhibition of his succession at Kohey in Tokyo.
1975
He also held it in Kyoto.
1981
He held his first own gallery at Mitukoshi main branch Dept. in Tokyo.
1984
He gave a lecture ' The culture from Kyogam' and held own gallery in Hiroshima.
1986
At Okayama, he gave a lecture ' Production of Kyogama and How to study'
1989
He held his own gallery at Mitsukoshi Dept.in Nagoya.
1990
He also held it in Kyoto.
1992
He held it in Fukuoka, too.
1993
He gave a lecture 'Production of Kyogama and How to study them.' in Aichi Branch. He also held his own gallery for the second time at Mitsukoshi Dep. in Nagoya.
1994
He also give a lecture in Nagasaki branch of same art .
1995
He gave a lecture ' How did we started to make kyogama' at Summer college of Tea ceremony's circle.
1997
He gave a lecture at Sapporo.
2000
He gave a lecture 'Ashiya Tenmyou@kyogama' at Summer college.
2002
He gave a regulary perfomence ' Kyogama etc,' at Omotesennke, kitayama Hall.
2003
He held his own gallery for the eighth time at Nihonbahi in Tokyo.
2005
He had his seventy-seventh birthday celebration' exhibition both Takashimaya Dept. in Kyoto and Mitsukoshi Dept. in Tokyo.
2008
He handed over the name of Yohey to his first son ,Masato, and named Souyo UD
Yoshiha Yohey Ⅲ (The third)
1968
He was born as the first son of Yohey U, (his real name is Masato)
1988
He has started his work with his grandfather and father.
1991
He graduated from Kyoto Art College ( Majoring Molding in Art), also became an apprentice to study art of tea ceremony under tea]things merchant.
1994
He has been training himself under YoheiU.
2008
He became Yohey V(The third) He held his own gallery of his succession at Kyoto, Tokyo, Okayama, and various places.