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YAMADA, Akira YAMADA, Akira Yamadaakira Kiln

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SUMMARY

・His father Hikaru was the founder of the avant-garde ceramics organization, Sodeisha.
・They were seeking the boundaries between vessel and sculpture, and Akira is also influenced with the idea.
・The Yamadaakira kiln was established at the place on the shores of Lake Biwa in 1991.
・The series of shojohi named from legendary animal of Japanese Noh look like urushi.
・The smooth texture makes us feel the air to get into the new stage of yakimono.
・Solo exhibitons are hold all over the country.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Kyoto prefecture in 1959
Education
Kyoto Sangyo University
Kyoto-fu College of Potter Technology (- 1983)
Kyoto-shi Industrial Research Institute (- 1984)
Address
1-11-1 Oginosato, Otsu-shi, Shiga 520-0246 Japan
Affiliation
Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
Hyogo Arts and Crafts Artists Association

CAREER HISTORY

Selected
The Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition, The Japan Crafts Exhibition, The Asahi Contemporary Crafts Exhibition and other exhibitions