W4 1/4 × D2 3/4 × H1 1/4 inches
W11 × D7 × H3.2cm
About the Artist
1944ã€€Born in Umegaoka, Tokyo
1967ã€€Graduated from the Literature Department, Tamagawa University
1974ã€€Apprenticed to the potter, Tatsuzo Shimaoka
1983ã€€Received the New Talent Award, Kokugakai Arts Association
First One-man Show at the Seibu Department Store, Ikebukuro, Tokyo,Thereafter, solo exhibit each
1988ã€€Elected a Member of the Kokugakai
Moves his workplace to Motegi-machi, Tochigi
1995ã€€Exhibited at the "Contemporary Japanese Crafts and Jewelry Exhibition," Los Angeles
Works purchased for the Schleswig Museum, Germany
2001ã€€In charge of Daniel Ost's flower vases for the Tokyo "Daniel Ost Flower Festival"
2002ã€€Take part in Shigeru Uchida's Exhibit at the "Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2002" in Milan, Italy
2003ã€€Exhibited in the "Oribe Exhibit" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Become a Chairman of the Judging Committee of the Kokugakai
Works chose for the permanent collections of the Schleswig Museum, Germany and the Kuri no Ki Museum, Nagano, Japan.
In addition, holds various solo and sibling exhibitions throughout the country.
Collections: Schleswig Folk Museum (Schleswig, Germany)
Kuri no Ki Museum (Nagano, Japan)