Kanjiro Moriyama is a ceramic artist born in 1984 in Koishiwara, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. He studied and graduated from Saga University in 2007, and continues to live and work in Koishiwara. In 2007, Moriyama received the Grand Prize at the Asahi Ceramics Exhibition (the youngest Grand Prize winner ever at the age of 23), and has also received the Grand Prize at the TOBI Ceramic Art Exhibition in 2016. He was selected twice for the Kikuchi Ceramics Biennale in 2013 and 2019, and also received an Award of Excellence in 2019. Kanjiro Moriyama’s works are part of over 7 international museums including the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Asian Art Museum San Francisco, among others.
Moriyama has debuted from and is represented internationally by A Lighthouse called Kanata in Tokyo, Japan, where he held his 4th solo exhibition in 2020.
Artist profile created with the participation of A Lighthouse called Kanata, Tokyo.