Issetsu Kuribayashi

1926 Born in Yonezawa city, Yamagata prefecture
1961 President of Yonezawa Miyuki association for creative Kokeshi research
1967 Year Award
1968 Prime Minister Award
1969 Prime Minister Award
1969 Yonezawa Culture association Award
1970 37 Exhibitions of Creative Kokeshi at Japanese government pavilions in Japan EXPO
1973 Creative Kokeshi exhibition demonstration in Hawai
1976 Served as a Judge for Japan modern Kokeshi contest
1976 Japan-China culture exchange exhibition Exchange Award
1977 Minister of Education Award
1979 Creative Kokeshi exhibition at Crefish Oriental Art Gallery (Germany) and Uffizine Mastiff Museum (Netherlands) クレフィッ
1979 presented to the New Den Berg Toy Museum (west Germany) Creative Kokeshi exhibition preservation
1996 Yonezawa city Achievement Award
2001 Yonezawa Honor Award
Passed away in 2011