Makoto Wakao (b. 1959) introduces opportunities for classic celadon to appear a new, by accentuating asymmetry and crazing designs. He is a member of the Japan Kogei Association and continues the family ceramic business in Tajimi. 


 Wakao's works have been selected for exhibitions such as the Chunichi International Ceramics Exhibition, Tokai Traditional Crafts Exhibition, Asahi Ceramics Exhibition, and the Japanese Traditional Crafts Exhibition.