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Toru Kaneko (1962)


Toru Kaneko (b. Tokyo, Japan 1962) graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts in 1988. He is a silversmith specialising in objects and jewellery made in various metals with unusual patinations.  He has been awarded numerous prizes in Japan including the Japan Crafts Exhibition Prize and the Grand Prix at the Takaoka Craft Competition. He has exhibited in Japan, Europe and Australia. His works are in public collections in the UK such as Aberdeen Gallery, Ulster Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Kaneko was Professor of metal work at the Tohoku University of Art and Design in Yamagata (1984-2014).






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