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Minami Kiln Ishikawa Prefecture Kutani ware Minami Kiln Ishikawa Prefecture, Hokuriku

Artist :
MINAMI Shigemasa


Minami Kiln is the place of twenty minutes’ drive from Komatsu Airport, Ishikawa prefecture. It is located in the gentle hills area which has been chained to Mt. Haku. The Sea of Japan is seen in the distance. There is the training institute to develop human resource of Kutani Ware in Nomi-shi. Many wild birds such as titmouse, chikadee fly with the sound of bird’s singing. They make overglaze painting porcelain from the environment where the air of creatures can be felt. Joint exhibition is also held in the gallery, their noble and vivid color is well received.

Address : 2-30 Matsugaoka, Nomi-shi, Ishikawa 923-1225 Japan


MINAMI, Shigemasa
Minami-san used to work as a Western tableware designer.
He draws natural paintings that seems to move out of quiet vessel.

She was born and grew up in Ishikawa prefecture.
Overgalze paintings that she makes are characterized by a novel design to get attraction.