photo Kazuaki Ota

Kazuaki Ota

Ceramics decorated with wildflowers
I produce ceramic ware with wildflower themes.

Works

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Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Chiba Prefectural Art Association

Career

  • 1948
    Born in Ichikawa City, Chiba Prefecture
  • 1973
    Graduated from Waseda University
  • 1981
    Studied ceramics under TAKEDA Gaku
  • 1982
    Studied lathing under SATO Kazuhiko
  • 1983
    Established his kiln at his residence (Hachioji City)
  • 1985
    Selected for the 25th Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts for the first time. Selected 10 times to date
  • 1986
    Selected for the 33rd Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time. Selected 3 times to date
    Selected for the Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition for the first time. Selected 5 times to date
  • 1987
    Selected for the 9th Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition for the first time. Selected twice to date
  • 1988
    Recommended as a member of the Chiba Prefectural Art Association
  • 1990
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
  • Solo exhibitions
    Mitsukoshi (Nihonbashi, Shinjuku, Sendai, Tama Center), Takashimaya (Nihonbashi, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, Yokohama, Tachikawa, Tamagawa, Kashiwa), Usui Department Store (Koriyama), Tokyu Department Store (Shibuya main store, Kichijoji), Hankyu Department Store (Umeda), Matsuzakaya (Ueno), Niban-cho Urasenke Tokyo Branch, Kuroda Touen (Ginza), Kamakura Kogei, Keio Plaza Hotel Hachioji, Court Gallery Kunitachi, Fussa Ishikawa Brewery, Hachioji Ellcy, Gallery Murauchi, Gallery Merchen (Among many others)

    Works displayed at
    Tamashin Museum, Mount Takao Yakuo-in, Waseda University Tsuboichi Memorial Theatre Museum

    Lectures
    Keio Plaza Hotel Hachioji, Hachioji West Rotary Club

    Group exhibitions
    West Tama Ceramics Exhibition, Tama Traditional Art Crafts Members Exhibition

    Charity
    Asahi Charity Art Exhibition (Tokyo, Nagoya), Mainichi Shimbun Charity Art Exhibition (Osaka), Kyoto Shimbun “Charity Art Works Exhibition”, Yomiuri Shimbun “Famous Artists and Works Exhibition”

    Permanent exhibitions
    Misasaen (Hachioji), Gallery Merchen, Hanabi (Hachioji), Hinohara Ceramics Museum Gallery Yamabiko (Hossawa Falls), Miyoshino-en (Baigo, Ome City), Gallery Yoshi (Nagareyama)

    Present
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Member, Chiba Prefectural Art Association
    President, Ryu-emon Gama Kiln and Kazuaki Ota Ceramics School

Award

  • 1988
    Received the Prefectural Assembly Chairman’s Award at the 40th Chiba Prefectural Art Exhibition