Kamigamo Mingei Kyodan (上賀茂民芸協団)

Kamigamo Mingei Kyodan (Kamigamo Folk Craft Association) was a craft center for the Mingei (National Art) Movement, which was located in Kamigamo, Kyoto City.

This group was organized in 1927 by the late Living National Treasure Tatsuaki KURODA and others. They were greatly influenced by the Mingei Movement started by Muneyoshi YANAGI in 1926.

Brief History

Kamigamo Mingei Kyodan was founded in 1927.

Members

Tatsuaki KURODA (wood craftsman)
Goryo AOTA (textile researcher)
Shichiryo AOTA (metal artist)
Minoru SUZUKI (dyer)