Perhaps in the grand Raku tradition of Tea bowls there has never been any in the lineage as profound as the fifteenth generation. Much is online about him and we implore you to read more, the Raku Museum in Kyoto has this link: https://www.raku-yaki.or.jp/e/kichizaemon/index.html Our gallery is… More
Setsu Junji is a Kyoto born (’75) and raised ceramic artist, his works are *very* distinctive for his original technique of ‘drawing’ on clay slabs to create enigmatic designs than conjure up all sorts of images in the viewer’s mind. For these works he’s gaining national recognition… More
What a year! We hope to find better days ahead, and Chihiro and I hope everyone is as well as can be and we hope to see you in Kyoto in 2021! (Please inquire if any works of of interest and further photos and details gladly sent, and this In the Spotlight will be continued on our Instagram page… More
We waited for many months and well worth it; deep thanks to Takiguchi Kazuo and Kawai Atsuko for creating our new noren-curtain and wooden sign both hoisted up in front of the gallery on Nov. 17th. Big Kansha. Many know their real work, last photo showing what we have at the gallery now.
Kubota Rekko (b.1952) is a porcelain master ceramic artist based in Kumamoto, we’ve had his exhibition in the past so some may remember him. He’s an award winning artist here and has exhibited in major juried exhibitions countless times. This vase, 36cm.tall, is a magical vessel for one… More
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