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SHIBATA, Masamitsu

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Profile

After graduated from Ritsumeikan University, he studied ceramics at Tajimi ceramic design laboratory.
In succession to family business, he plays an active part as ceramics designer now.
His series named "Blue and Pop" are designed as colorful and friendly picture like pop art.
Colorful stripe or spiral pattern decorated on the surface of the tableware reminds us of a rhythmical style.
His arts are exhibited by the gallery Voice or the gallery of Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu.
Many fans expect him to expand his future expression and his arts attract attention in various places of Japan.

Career

1961
Born in Toki-shi, Gifu prefecture
1983
Graduation from Faculty of Business Administration, Ritsumeikan University
1985
Graduation from Tajimi Ceramic Design Laboratory
1991
Exhibited at Tsuchi Message in Mino (1995, 1998)
1995
Selected for Nisshinfoods Contemporary Ceramics Noodle Bowls Grand Prize Exhibition (1996,1997,1998)
Selected for International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan
1996
Exhibited at InterAcademy Panel Science Council of Japan, Tokai Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition (Nagoya congress center)
1997
Selected for Asahi Modern Craft Exhibition
Exhibited at International Ceramics Festival 1997 Kutani, Japan by invitation
Selected for International Ceramic exhibition, Croatia Triennial
Solo exhibition in Nagoya Ceramics Hall
Exhibited at Mino's Contemporary Ceramic in Aichi prefectural Ceramic Museum
1999
Solo exhibition in Inui gallery, Ashikaga
2000
Solo exhibition in gallery Enkyo, Ichinomiya
2002
Solo exhibition in Inui gallery, Akasaka
Solo exhibition in Ishihara Art, Gifu
Exhibited at Mino Ceramic exhibition in Tajimi Industory and Culture Center
2003
Honorable mention in Izushi Ceramic Triennial
Selected for Triennial International Cup (Croatia)
2004
The arts of ceramizing in Meguro gallery, Yokkaichi
2006
Solo exhibition in Tosai, Shinbashi
Modern Ceramic Art Ⅱ in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
2007
Modern Ceramic Art Ⅲ in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
2008
Utsuwa Now and Next in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
Joint exhibition in SEIBU, Shibuya
2009
Mainly from Ushida collection -select & collect- in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
TO/JI/KI (ceramic) as a symbol in gallery Voice Art Exhibition

Address

405-6 Oroshi-cho, Toki-shi, Gifu 509-5202 Japan

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