1934 Born in Aichi Prefecture
1982 First solo show at Umeda Hankyû Department in Osaka
1983 First Exhibition at Maruei Art Gallery, Nagoya
1984 First solo show at Nihonbashi Takashimaya in Tokyo
1988 Selected for exhibition: JAPAN ART, West Germany
1992 “Vier Elemente Drei Länder” at Museum für Kunsthandwerk Frankfurt am Main, Ausstellung, Germany.
2000 Exhibited at Toyota City Art Museum
2003 Takashimaya Art Gallery, Tottori prefecture (again in 2005)
Exhibited at Toyota City Art Museum
2005 Solo show at Gallery Dôjima, Ôsaka city
Several dozen solo shows at Nihonbashi Takashimaya in Osaka, Tenmaya in Okayama, Maruei Art Gallery, Nagoya and Umeda Hankyû in Osaka from the late 1980s through the present.
Nihon Dentô Kôgei ten [Japanese Traditional Crafts Exhibition]
Nihon Tôgei Ten [Japan Ceramic Exhibition]
Asahi Tôgei Ten [Asahi Ceramic Exhibition]
Chûnichi Kokusai Tôgei Ten [Chûnichi International Ceramic Exhibition]
US Public Collections:
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, New York
Yale University Art
Gendai nihon no Tôgeika to Sakuhin: Chûbu hen [The Contemporary Potters and Works in Japan: vol.2 Central Division] (Tokyo: Shôgakkan, 1996) : pp. 172-173.
“Ceramic Artists in Gifu: Kishimoto Kennin,” in Honoho Geijutsu, vol. 69, 2002, p. 50
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