A ceramic artist based in Shigaraki, Shiga Prefecture. Having studied under renown potter Mr. Goro Suzuki, Mr. Sawa creates works in the style of Oribe and Shigaraki among others using a wood-fired kiln. His works are both powerful and expressive and are always interesting.
- BASED IN
- Shigaraki, Shiga Prefecture
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POINT OF VIEW
There is genuine beauty in the works of Katsunori Sawa, an artist who is dedicated to clay. Each of his works has its own expression and delights the beholder with its exuberant presence.
Born in Shigaraki, Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Graduated from Shigaraki Ceramic Research Institute
Started learning under Mr. Goro Suzuki
Solo exhibition at Gallery Touen, Shigaraki
Solo exhibition at Enjudo Gallery Sophora, Kyoto (’11)
Group Exhibition at Tobu Ikebukuro, Tokyo (’14)
Father and son exhibition in San Francisco, US
Solo exhibition at Ginza Kuroda Touen, Tokyo
Solo exhibition at Hankyu Umeda, Osaka (’18)
Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo (’19)