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IKAI, Yuichi IKAI, Yuichi Kihei Kiln

Kyoto Ware

SUMMARY

・IKAI was born into the pottery dealer family in Kyoto, Gojo-zaka.
・He gradually started being concerned about making pottery.
・He learned ceramics a lot under SHIMIZU, Uichi who was designated a holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property Tetsuyu-Toki .
・It is the distinctive point that he always makes with the image of how people use dishware.
・His works include the soft atmosphore things like user-freindly texture, gentleness and warmth.
・The exhibition in the gallery is hold in various locations.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Kyoto prefecture in 1963
Education
Kyoto-fu College of Potter Technology (-1983)
Kyoto-shi Industrial Research Institute (-1984)
Address
6-540-10 Gojobashihigashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 605-0846 Japan
Affiliation
Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan

CAREER HISTORY

Award
The Kinki prize in the Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, Kinki (2001)
The Chairman of the Shiga prefectural Board of Education prize in the Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, Kinki (2003)
The Encouragement prize in TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition (2016)
and many more
Selected
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, Kinki, TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition, and other exhibitions