artist of New Site 7

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AKIHIRO NIKAIDO 二階堂 明弘

Born 1977 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.

After studying ceramics at a technical school, he moved in 2002 to Mashiko.
His studio was severely damaged by the earthquake disaster of March 11, 2011, and as a result, he relocated to the countryside of Chiba prefecture in 2015.

2017: NIKAIDO AKIHIRO solo exhibition @ Sara Japanese Pottery
2017: 15 young potters from Japan @ SANNGA project

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DAISUKE KAMETA 亀田 大介

Born 1975 in Fukushima prefecture, Japan.
1998 Graduated from Tamagawa University, majoring in ceramics, Tokyo
Took over his traditional family business Oborisoma Yaki.
2011 His studio was severely damaged by the earthquake disaster of March 11, 2011,
and moved to Kanagawa.
2013 he relocated to the countryside of Oita prefecture, now he is making wood kiln.

1975年 福島県浪江町生まれ
1998年 玉川大学芸術学科陶芸専攻を卒業。佐伯守美に師事した後、家業である大堀相馬焼の
      窯元「松助窯」を継承
2011年 福島県浪江町から神奈川県秦野市に移住し、焼き物屋を再開
2013年 大分県別府市に移り、焼き物屋を再々開
栗原はるみが選ぶ私の好きなうつわ展「優秀賞」
河北工芸展「大賞」
福島県総合美術展「大賞」
日展入選

2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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KAZUMI YOSHIMURA 吉村和美

Born 1975 in Ibaraki prefecture, Japan.
1995 Entered Musashino University of Arts, majoring in oil painting, Tokyo.
encountered ceramic art and devoted himself to that.
1999 Graduated from Musashino University of Arts.
2002 moved to Tsukuba, Ibaraki.
2017 live in Mashiko,Tochigi.

1975 茨城県で生まれる
1995 武蔵野美術大学油絵学科入学、在学中、陶土に触れる
1999 武蔵野美術大学油絵学科卒業、栃木県益子町にて作陶を始める
2002 茨城県つくば市にて築窯
    益子町にて初個展以降、個展企画展多数、栃木県益子町にて移転、築窯

2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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KOICHI ONOZAWA  小野澤 弘一

Born 1983 in tokyo, Japan.
2008 Graduated from Tajimi Municipal Ceramic Design Institute, Gifu
2011 Built his own kiln in Tochigi.
2016  Open to art 2016 Finalist (Italy Milano)
won the prize in many modern Chatoh competition

2016  Open to art 2016 (Italy Milano) 最終選考に残る
2016  第9回現代茶陶展 入選
2015  第8回現代茶陶展 入選
2014  現代茶湯アワード2014 デザイン部門銀賞
2011  栃木県那須郡那珂川町で開窯
2008  多治見市陶磁器意匠研究所卒業
1983  東京都豊島区に生まれる

2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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KOUZO TAKEUCHI  竹内 紘三

Born 1977, in Hyogo prefecture, Japan
2001 Graduated from Osaka University of Arts, majoring in ceramics, Osaka
2003 Graduated from Tajimi Municipal Ceramic Design Institute, Gifu




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NAOTSUGU YOSHIDA  吉田 直嗣

Born 1976, in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.
After graduating from Tokyo Zokei University,
Naotsugu Yoshida studied under well known ceramic artist, Taizo Kuroda.
2003 Built his own kiln in home town near by Mt.Fuji.
He could make exquisite shapes, thin forms with impressive black and white.

1976年生まれ。東京造形大学卒業後、陶芸家黒田泰蔵氏に師事。
2003年 富士山のふもとに築窯。器を中心に制作しています。

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RYUTARO YAMADA 山田 隆太郎

Born 1984, in Saitama prefecture, Japan
2007 Graduated from Tama University of Arts, majoring in Environmental design, Tokyo
Studied under a ceramic artist, Takehiko Higuchi
2010 Graduated from Tajimi Municipal Ceramic Design Institute, Gifu
2014 Moved to Kanagawa prefecture.

1984年 埼玉生まれ
2007年 多摩美術大学環境デザイン学科卒業
     造形作家 樋口健彦にやきものを教わる
2010年 多治見市陶磁器意匠研究所卒業
2010年 多治見市にて作陶
2014年 神奈川県相模原市に工房を移転

2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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SHIKAMARU TAKESHITA 竹下 鹿丸

Born 1977 in Mashiko, Ibaraki prefecture, and based in Mashiko now.
1998 Graduated from Industrial Technology Center of Tochigi Prefecture.
2000 Built "Anagama (hole kiln)" by himself.
(Anagama is a underground or semi-underground type kiln, built on a slope)
2005 Solo exhibition at Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art.

1998年 栃木県立窯業指導所卒
2000年 窖窯を築く
2002年 第4回益子陶芸展にて審査員特別賞を受賞
2005年 益子陶芸美術館にて竹下鹿丸展
2006年 第6回益子陶芸展入選
2011年 オランダにて益子特別展に招待出品
2012年 窖窯を再建
自ら掘った益子の原土を主に使用し窖窯で約一週間かけて薪のみで焼成しています。
釉薬を用いずに土そのものを風合いを出す焼締の中でも焼成中の薪の灰が窯の中で作品に付着し溶けて釉薬状になる自然釉、鉄分が多く耐火度の低い益子の赤土を低温で焼締める南蛮を追求している。

2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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TAKASHI YOMIYA  余宮 隆

Born 1972, in Amakusa, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan
1991 Started to apprentice with well known ceramic artist Takashi Nakazato at "Ryuta Gama"
And established his own unique style.
1559 Studied at "Maruo Yaki" in Kumamoto.
2002 Built his own kiln "Asaniji Gama" in Amakusa, Kumamoto.
Now, he is one of Japan's most famous ceramicists.
His characteristic style, shape, and technique that was so unique has now become a staple in tableware.
As he continues to be the top pottery maker in Japan, he simply aims for "tableware that can make food taste even slightly more delicious" - perhaps an ideal that has no end nor an answer.

1972年 天草生まれ。
1991年 唐津「隆太窯」で陶芸の修行を始める。中里隆氏に師事。
1995年 天草「丸尾焼」で修行。
2002年 天草本町に「朝虹窯」として工房と窯を築く。

2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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TAKEHIRO ITOH  伊藤 丈浩

Born 1977, in Chiba prefecture, Japan
1995 Started to be a ceramic artist
1998 Moved to Mashiko, a town most famous for its ceramic art
And worked as a craftsman
2002 Traveled US for a half of year
2004 Traveled whole Japan to see many style of ceramics
2006 Built his own kiln in Mashiko.
He is a very famous "slip ware ceramist" in Japan, but he also can show his many style of works
because of his deed and wide experience.

1977 千葉県生まれ
1995 焼き物作りを志す
1998 益子へ移住 製陶所勤務
2002 半年間、アメリカ周遊
2004 約一年間、日本各地の窯業地を見聞
2006 独立


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TAKUYA YOKOYAMA  横山 拓也

Born 1973, in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan
1998 Graduated from Rikkyo University, Tokyo
2000 Graduated from Tajimi Municipal Ceramic Design Institute, Gifu
Now he lives in Tajimi.

1973年 神奈川県に生まれる
1998年 立教大学 卒業
2000年 多治見市陶磁器意匠研究所 卒業
現在は岐阜県多治見市にて作陶。 
個展・企画展を中心に活動中。



2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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TARO TABUCHI  田淵 太郎

Born 1977, in Kagawa prefecture, Japan
2001 Graduated from Osaka University of Arts, majoring in ceramics, Osaka
After graduating, he received the Grand Prize at the 21st Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition in 2003, and he was selected as one of the artists at the 7th International Ceramics Competition Mino in 2005.
In 2007, he returned to his birthplace Kagawa, and constructed “Anagama (hole kiln)”.
Wood-fired White Porcelain he create are very unique.

1977年  香川県生まれ
2000年  大阪芸術大学工芸学科陶芸コース卒業
2007年  香川県高松市に穴窯を築窯
2015年  現在、同地にて制作

TARO TABUCHI @ YouTube

2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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TETSUYA OZAWA  大澤 哲哉

Born 1984, in Tajimi, Gifu prefecture, Japan
2008 Graduated from Nagoya University of Fine Arts, majoring in modeling arts, Aichi
2008 Studied under well known ceramic artist,Yoshikawa Masamichi
2015 Moved to Tokoname, Aichi, Japan

1984 岐阜県多治見市生まれ
2008 名古屋芸術大学美術学部造形科卒業
2008 吉川正道 氏に師事
2015 愛知県常滑市にて制作活動中


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TOMOKO IWATA 岩田 智子

Born 1977, in Saitama prefecture, Japan
2000 Graduated from Okinawa University of Arts, majoring in painting, Okinawa
2006 Graduated from Tokoname Municipal Ceramic Art research Institute, Aichi
2007 Moved toSaitama prefecture

1977 さいたま県生まれ
2000 沖縄県立芸術大学美術工芸学部絵画専攻 卒業
2006 常滑市立陶芸研究所 修了
’    愛知県常滑市にて製作
2007 12月より制作場所をさいたま県行田市に移す

2017: 15 young potters from Japan

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YOJI YAMADA 山田 洋次

Born 1980, in Shiga prefecture, Japan
2002 Graduated fromShigaraki Ceramic Research Institute, Shiga
2007 Studied "soda glaze" under Lisa Hammond at Maze Hill Pottery, England
2008 Back to Shigaraki

1980年
滋賀県東近江市生まれ。
2002年
信楽窯業試験場 小物ロクロ科 修了。
2007年
渡英。Maze Hill Pottery にてLisa Hammondに師事。soda glaze(ソ-ダ釉)を学ぶ。
2008年
帰国。信楽にて制作中。スリップウェアの技法を使ってうつわを作っています。 



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2017: 15 young potters from Japan