Innovative maki-e artisanShogo Hariya
1985: Born at Yamanaka Onsen, Kaga, Ishikawa Prefecture.
2004: Joins Urushi Art Hariya and starts training in maki-e.
2009: Receives the Ishikawa Prefecture Traditional-Industry Skills Encouragement Award.
2010: Selected at the World Teaware Festival.
“I want to keep striving in a way that lets me show my unique qualities.”