Kai Tsuruta  (pottery artist)

1973 Born in Kanagawa

1999 Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts

           (Urushi-Art Department)

2001 Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts

           (Master's Course for Urushi-Art)

2007 Won a prize at Takaoka Craft Competition

2009 Graduated from Yokohama IzumiTogei-

           Instittute

2012 Won a prize at Beer Mug-Rankai 9

 

日本語での作家紹介はこちら。

Having the first name which means "picture",

Kai has always loved drawing since her childhood.

She studied lacquer work at 

Tokyo University of the Arts and 

her graduation work was bought immediately by the university.

Now she is interested in pottery works, too.

 

Kai takes a lot of time to make her pottery works.

Putting on and off the clay, and 

putting on and off the clay…

gradually her inner feelings take shape.

 

She believes the time and efforts she spent for the work

find the correct shape of her works.

Please see her charming works here.

 

As one of her great fans,

Wa-Ippin will always be with her and

look forward to seeing her new works!

 

Kai's Lacquer Arts

The Accumulation of Memories - owned by Tokyo University of the Arts
The Accumulation of Memories - owned by Tokyo University of the Arts