FA16 Master Class: Conversations with Miraku Kamei

Come explore the ceramic world of Miraku Kamei, a master potter of Takatori ware. A¬†fifteenth generation potter, Miraku Kamei will discuss his family and tradition while making master works on the potter’s wheel. Do not miss this chance to see complex and intricate forms constructed live, along with learning about his creative process.

Miraku Kamei XV was born Masahisa Kamei in 1960, the eldest son of Miraku Kamei XIV, master potter of Takatori ware. He completed his university degree in Ceramics at Kyoto Saga University of Arts, and took the title of the fifteenth generation in 2001. Mr. Kamei has been carrying on the tradition of Takatori ware for more than thirty years. In addition to exhibiting and promoting Takatori ware around Japan, he is an active teacher, training students in ceramics at a number of institutions around his home city of Fukuoka. He is also president of the Fukuoka/Hakata branch of the Japan Ceramics Association and a member of numerous arts organizations.

Read more about Miraku Kamei and Takatori Ware here.

This workshop will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016, from 6-9pm in the MIT Building W20, room 425.

SAA Workshop Miraku Kamei.
Work by Miraku Kamei. Credit: Miraku Kamei.
SAA Workshop Miraku Kamei.
  •  September 8, 2016
     6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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