池田匡優 南蛮陶を求めて

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            Masayuki Ikeda


            55-2 Ishihara Osaka Kakudashi                     
            Miyagiken Japan

            Phone  0224-69-2508
            E-mail  ik@emishigama.com



   1980   Studies with Mino ceramic artist Isamu Umehara
   1991   Builds a square down-draft kiln in Kakuda, Miyagi Prefecture
        and begins making kohiki white slip ware
   1996  Wins Sendai Board of Education Award in Kahoku Crafts Exhibition
   2000  Builds a tunnel kiln and begins firing Namban ware
   2002  Exhibits his work at Sakurano Department Store in Sendai
        for the first time,and every year thereafter 
   2004  Learns tunnel kiln firing techniques from Namban ceramic artist
        San Oizumi
   2008  Exhibits his work at Tobu Department Store in Ikebukuro
   2009  Second exhibition at Tobu Department Store