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Hiroshi Taruta

樽田 裕史
Ceramic Artist • 1987 –

A ceramic artist living in Aichi Prefecture. He studied ceramics in Seto. While utilizing a technique called “hotarude” which creates translucent patterns, he continues to pursue his original aesthetic expressions full of limpidity.

BASED IN
Seto, Aichi Prefecture
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POINT OF VIEW

Fascinated by dignified and fantastic atmosphere of the light leaking out of the lines carved on the faintly blue surface. The limpid beauty may be the aggregation of each little enchantment that Mr. Taruta has found in nature and everyday life.

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

1987

Born in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

2007

Graduated from Aichi Prefectural Seto Pottery Senior High School, Ceramic Course

Started learning under Mr. Masanori Hatano

2011

Awarded the grand prize of porcelain section at Meshiwan Grand Prix Exhibition

2012

Awarded the grand prize of ceramics section at the 65th Seto City Art Exhibition

2013

Selected for the 8th Cheongju International Craft Competition (South Korea)

Selected for the 6th Contemporary Tea Ceramics Exhibition (10th, 11th)

2014

Selected for the 10th International Ceramics Competition Mino, Japan Exhibition

2015

Selected for Meijer × Shigaraki Award Competition “Tradition and Innovation Japanese Ceramics Now”

2016

Selected for Open To Art International Competition (Italy)

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