Artists > Kenji Hishida
1964 Born in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture
1989 Graduated from Department of Design of Tokyo University of the Arts
1991 Graduated from the masters program at Tokyo University of the Arts
Joined Dentsu Inc.
2001 Became an Associate Professor of faculty of Artistic Culture at Onomichi
2008 Established his own studio in Atami of Izu, Shizuoka Prefecture and started to
produce work of art.
2012 1st solo exhibition at Ginza Kuroda Touen, Tokyo.
After this, his exhibitions are held in Japan (including Ippodo Gallery)
2014 CHAWAN- Tea bowls by contemporary potters
New York Ippodo Gallery participated.
" I utilize the strength of urushi lacquer to create new ceramics, while simultaneously endeavoring to employ the dynamism of ceramics to bring out the beauty of lacquer.
Clay, glaze and lacquer - I aim to produce alluring works through the fusion of these three elements. "