photo Kenichi Miyata

Kenichi Miyata

MIYATA mainly works with white clay from the Shigaraki area, and fires workpieces in a Shigaraki style anagama (cave) firewood kiln for about 4 days. His works are characterized by the red scarlet typical of the Kamakura period.

Works

Information

  • Categories
    Ceramic
  • Honors and Affiliation
    Full member, Japan Kogei Association
    Hyogo Craft Artists Association

Career

  • 1980
    Graduated from the College of Letters at Ritsumeikan University. Started studying ceramics independently
  • 1996
    First solo exhibition held in Kyoto
  • 2001
    Established a semi-underground anagama kiln in Kasai City, Hyogo Prefecture

Award

  • 2001
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Kinki Exhibition for the first time. Selected 10 times to date
  • 2002
    Received the Branch Manager’s Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Kinki Exhibition
  • 2003
    Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition. Selected for the 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012 Exhibitions to date