TOP > Artists > SHIBATA, Masamitsu
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.
- Born in Toki-shi, Gifu prefecture
- Graduation from Faculty of Business Administration, Ritsumeikan University
- Graduation from Tajimi Ceramic Design Laboratory
- Exhibited at Tsuchi Message in Mino (1995, 1998)
- Selected for Nisshinfoods Contemporary Ceramics Noodle Bowls Grand Prize Exhibition (1996,1997,1998)
Selected for International Ceramics Festival Mino, Japan
- Exhibited at InterAcademy Panel Science Council of Japan, Tokai Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition (Nagoya congress center)
- 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
- Solo exhibition in Inui gallery, Ashikaga
- Solo exhibition in gallery Enkyo, Ichinomiya
- Solo exhibition in Inui gallery, Akasaka
Solo exhibition in Ishihara Art, Gifu
Exhibited at Mino Ceramic exhibition in Tajimi Industory and Culture Center
- Honorable mention in Izushi Ceramic Triennial
Selected for Triennial International Cup (Croatia)
- The arts of ceramizing in Meguro gallery, Yokkaichi
- Solo exhibition in Tosai, Shinbashi
Modern Ceramic Art Ⅱ in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
- Modern Ceramic Art Ⅲ in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
- Utsuwa Now and Next in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
Joint exhibition in SEIBU, Shibuya
- Mainly from Ushida collection -select ＆ collect- in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
TO/JI/KI (ceramic) as a symbol in gallery Voice Art Exhibition
405-6 Oroshi-cho, Toki-shi, Gifu 509-5202 Japan