HULS Gallery Tokyo, a contemporary Japanese craft gallery located in Akasaka, Tokyo, will hold an exhibition of works by Eijiro Tokunaga, a ceramic artist who is based in Arita, Saga Prefecture. Tokunaga specializes in creating various expressions by combining different clays and glazes. In addition to sake ware and matcha bowls, he produces many other dishes for local and foreign chefs. In this exhibition, you will be able to discover a variety of his distinctive works that were completed after trial and error, such as the round tray where glaze flows beautifully on a flat surface. Please take this opportunity to enjoy the world of rich glaze expression.
Date: 4th (Fri) – 19th (Sat) February, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. ＊Closed on Sundays and public holidays
Venue: HULS GALLERY TOKYO（Akasaka/Roppongi, Tokyo）
Online Dialogue with Artist: 4th (Fri) 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. & 5th (Sat) 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., February
* No reservation required. Please visit the gallery directly.
* Please contact the gallery directly if you wish to talk with the artist outside of these hours.
* Please note that the event is subject to change or cancellation depending on the situation of COVID-19. Please check the gallery website or SNS for the latest information.
<Eijiro Tokunaga Profile>
Born in 1977 in Arita, Saga prefecture. He trained in Kyoto for ten years to master pottery even though he was born as the second son of Tokko Klin, which produces porcelain from generation to generation. Now, he succeeds his family business as a thrower and works actively both in Japan and overseas. He pursues his original expression that unites traditions of Arita-ware and the techniques learned in Kyoto.