Artists > Koichi Uchida
Koichi Uchida1969 Born in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
1990 Completed the Ceramics Art Program at Aichi Prefectural Seto Ceramics High School Worked as a piece-work wheel operetor in a pottery workshop in Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture Subsequently, visited overseas kilns in Europe, South East Asia, Western Africa, South America, etc. and observed the environment in which pottery was created by that individual town, village, tribe, ethnic group or person to study why and how it came to be what it is. Cooperated in a survey of the traditional potteries and earthen wares of each of the countries pottery: the design and construction of kilns, the firing processes, the preparation of clay and other materials, and molding methods.
1992 Moved to Yokkaichi City and set up as an independent artist.
1993 Active mainly in solo exhibits.
2000 Exhibited in the "Seeing Pottery: Craft Alive in Daily Life"at National Museum of modern Art, Tokyo.
2003 "Uchida Kouichi"Exhibition, Paramita Museum, Mie Prefecture
A collection of works published by Kyuryudo as "UCHIDA KOUICHI"
2004 "Seihitsu na Katachi[Quiet Shapes] Uchida Kouichi Works 2003-2004"Exhibition, Gallery Garaku, 4th MUSEUM RIVER RETREAT, Toyama Prefecture.
2006 "Ceramics Now and into the Future: Ceramics NOW +" The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo.
2007 Exhibited in "SOFA New York"
Produced and exhibited in Spain, England, Italy, Australia, America, Vietnam, Thailand, Korea, Chiana, Taiwan, India, Western Africa and so on.