Glacier Vessel by Hiruma Kazuyo
Hiruma Kazuyo(b.1947) is one of Japan’s most impressive contemporary female ceramic artists. She studied graphic design in her youth and was a graphic designer from 1967-1977. She took up ceramics in 1976 and established her studio in 1988 in Osaka. Since then she has been juried selected and awarded and these include the Itami Craft Exhibition, Kyoto Craft Exhibition, Japan Craft Exhibition, International Ceramic Art Festival Mino, Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition, Mashiko Ceramic Competition, Taiwan Ceramic Biennale, Kobe Biennale, Kikuchi Biennale and the Chozo Ceramic Art Exhibition. Here is a recent work that is appears like a glacier filled with icy water, it’s 13.5cm.tallx35.5cm.x22cm., signed on base, with a signed shikishi-board.