1945 Born in Tokoname
1964 Graduated from Tokoname High School Ceramic course
1994 Certified as a Master of Traditional Craftsman
2013 Certified as a Tokoname City Human Cultural Asset
1970 Export Ceramic Design Exhibition win, (1 more time)
1973 Tokai Traditional Crafts Exhibition win, after this 18 times
1974 Choza Award Ceramic Crafts Exhibition Grand Prix, after this 5 times
1976 Japan Traditional Crafts Art Exhibition win, after this 3 times
1978 Chunichi Int'l Ceramic Art Exhibition win, after this 2 times
1985 Ceramic Design Competition win, after this 2 times
1991 Traditional Industry Expert Prefectural Governor award
1995 Tokoname Ceramic Promotable Exhibition Ministar of State for Trade and Industry prize
1998 Tableware Competition win
2003 Japan Master of Traditional Craftsman Exhibition win, after this 1 time
2004 Traditional Industry Craftsmanship Prefectural Governor award
2006 Traditional Crafts Industrial Contributor reward
2007 Aichi Prefectural Univ. of Fine Arts & Music Part-time Instructor
       Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Chief Award
       Tokoname-Yaki Promotion Exhubition, Prime Minister prize
2013 Certified as a Tokoname City Human Cultural Asset
2016 Presented the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Silver Rays

Kohokujo : Mr. Takayuki SHIMIZU, son of Hokujo

1977 Born in Tokoname                                
Tokai Traditional Crafts Exhibition win