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IZUMITA Yukiya | Ori Vase #8

IZUMITA Yukiya 泉田之也 (1966- )
Ori Vase #8 折
H7” x W9.8” x D9.5”, H17.8 x W25 x D24.2cm
Stoneware
Signed at back
$1,100

With chamotte mixed into the clay and finished using copper glaze, these works are characterized by their texture which possesses an ancient warmth. In the 'Layer' series, he utilizes paper during the modeling process. They express the strength and fragility of clay. Since his hometown was destroyed during the 2011 tsunami, he has added unique curved lines and movement in his works. 

1966    Born in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture
1992    Began to study Kokuji-ware under Gakuho
1992    Built his own kiln in Noda Village
1995    Opened his own workshop in Noda Village
            Received the Excellence Award at Noodle Bowl Award Exhibition
1998     Started to fire his works in a wood-fired kiln
2000    Received the Grand Prix at the 38th Asahi Ceramic Exhibition
2001     Selected for the 39th Asahi Ceramic Exhibition
             Selected for the World Crafts Competition, Kanazawa
2002    Received the Grand Prix at the 40th Asahi Ceramic Exhibition
             Selected for the International Ceramics Festival, Mino
2003    Selected for the 41st Asahi Ceramic Exhibition
             Selected for the 17th Biennial Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2004    Invited to the Asahi Contemporary Crafts Exhibition 
2005    Participated in SOFA New York
             Selected for the International Ceramics Festival, Mino
             Selected for the 18th Biennial Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2007    Opened 'Gallery IZUMITA'
             Selected for the 19th Biennial Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2009    Received the Excellence Award at the 20th Biennial Japan Ceramic Art Exhibition
2011     Participated in the 1st Contemporary Kogei Art Fair 2011
            Received the Iwate Prefectural Award at Iwate Prefecture Art Recommendation Exhibition

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