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SATO, Norikatsu SATO, Norikatsu Yori Kiln


・Sato-san worked hard on swimming in the elementary school and participated in the national tournament.
・He was studying art such as urushi, curving and other things in the department of craft and was making ceramics too.
・The study of restorative firing method for Chinese celadon plate helps him creating ideal pattern.
・His artwork is gradually evaluated as he develops the style.
・He focuses on the formation of work and makes his own porcelain which is connected from point to line, line to plane, and solid.
・Series of hakkosai which emerges both color and shape, in addition to the pursuit of form.


Hashima-shi, Gifu prefecture in 1974
TOKYO UNIVERSITY of the ARTS Bachelor of Art (1995 April - 1999 March)
TOKYO UNIVERSITY of the ARTS Master's degree from ceramics course (1999 April - 2001 March)
1-2-14 Higashihasimoto, Midori-ku, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 252-0144 Japan
Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan


・An assistant for ceramic art laboratory in Tokyo University of the Arts
(April 2006 - March 2008)
・Visited the ruins of a kiln at Nanso official kiln and Ryusengama in Zhejiang Province, China
・Worked as an assistant for plate with engraved design at Ryusen
・A teacher of Tama Art University in 2019


The Sponsor Award in the Meshiwan Grand prix Exhibition (2008)
The Jury Special prize in the Mino Ceramics Exhibition (2012)
The encouragement prize in the TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition (2013, 2018)
The Jury Special prize in the 2013 KOGEI World Competition in Kanazawa (2013)
The Grand prix in the Hagi Taishou Grand Prix of Contemporary Ceramics (2014)
The 20th anniversary prize" in the Mino Ceramics Shorokusho Tea Bowls Exhibition (2014)
The silver prize in Mino tea bowls Exhibition (2018)
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition and other exhibitions


Hagi Uragami Museum
Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza
MOA Museum of Art
China Fujian Province Culture center