How to create neriagete* with a gas-fired kiln, and neriage with carbonization firing and an anagama (cave) kiln?
Answering these questions is my life’s work. I am also experimenting with natural glaze firing using an anagama kiln.
*Layering or blending different colored clay to create a striped or marbleized effect.
Honors and AffiliationFull member, Japan Kogei Association
- 1949：Born in Iioka Town, Kaijo County, Chiba Prefecture (Currently Iioka, Asahi City)
- Graduated from the Chiba Prefectural Sosa High School (20th graduating class of students)
Worked as a teacher at an elementary school in Asahi City for 11 years after graduating university (Entered the world of ceramics around the same time)
Studied ceramics in Mashiko, Tochigi Prefecture
Awarded at the Chiba Prefectural Art Exhibition
Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi)
(Full member, Japan Kogei Association)
Selected for the Japanese Ceramic Arts Exhibition (Tokyo Daimaru)
Selected for the Chunichi International Exhibition of Ceramic Arts (Specially invited to submit at the Fiera Internazionale Della Ceramica)
Solo exhibition at Ginza Gallery “Neko”, Tokyo (Owned by Naoki Prize-winning writer YAMAGUCHI Yoko)
Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Gallery “Mitsuyo”, Tokyo (Okamoto Riken Showroom)
Solo exhibition at Ginza Mitsukoshi, Tokyo
Solo exhibition at Kagoshima Mitsukoshi
Solo exhibition at Tokyu Machida
Solo exhibition at Chiba Mitsukoshi
Invited to submit at the 3rd National Cultural Festival
Submitted to the exhibition of art works visited by the Emperor and Empress at the 54th National Tree Planting Festival (royal visit)
Solo exhibition at Chiba Bank “Sunflower” Gallery, Nihonbashi, Tokyo
- Awarded at the Chiba Prefectural Art Exhibition