Tanbatoji Kiln is the place of tewnty minutes' drive from the Tanbasasayama interchange of Maizuru-Wakasa expressway. Rural scene and the ridgeline is very beautiful in Mt. Taki, it is the place where we feel changing seasons. MR. KAKO was born in Kyoto-shi, he started working as a ceramic artist after graduated from the department of ceramics, Saga Art College in Kyoto. Primitive scenary attracted him in Kamisasayama, Sasayama-shi. He renovated Japanese old-style house into the kiln, and the storehouse constructed over 180 years ago is used for exhibition room. The place fits into ceramics which exits naturally in the living. People often said that Japanese ceramics are produced by climate. Ceramics made in Sakatsuki Kiln are produced right here. Solo exhibition is held in various places including TOBU Ikebukuro, and he has been evaluated with modern design, beauty of flowing glaze.
Address : 299 Kamisasami, TanbaSasayama-shi, Hyogo 669-2534 Japan
Visiting hours : 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Remarks : Autmumn festival in Sakatsuki Kiln
The original modeling beauty and sense of stability are evaluated by ceramic fans over stereotypes. Coexistence of modern sense and nostalgia from an ancient time is the feature.