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Nobuyuki Kimura

木村 展之
Ceramic Artist • 1965 –

A thrower living in Kyoto Prefecture. Born and raised in a ceramic family. His works are characterized by his expression of glaze, pursuing unique color expressions by repeatedly blending and test firing many times.

BASED IN
Kyoto Prefecture
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POINT OF VIEW

Among the innumerable colous, to reach our own color is an endless journey. Beyond the emotive color expressions of the Kyoto people is an impression of Kyoto blossoms in full bloom, floating. It seems like the vessel is trying to convey something to a person.

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY

1965

Born in Gojo-zaka, Kyoto, Japan

1990

Selected for Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition.

1995

Selected for Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition.

1995

Awarded Nissin Foods Contemporary Ceramic Art “Noodle Bowl” Exhibition, Judge’s encouragement prize.

1996

Exhibited “Horaikai Exhibition” directed by living national treasure Uichi Shimizu.

1999

Authorized as a regular member of Japan Kogei Association.

2000

Selected for Contemporary Tea Pottery Exhibition.

2003

Solo exhibition at Shibuya Kuroda Toen.

2006

Appeared on TV program, NHK BS2 “Utsuwa Yume Kobo”.

2009

Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store.

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