Katsushi Shimabukuro’s ceramics exhibition in final days
A private exhibition of china created in Miyagi Island by one of the prefecture’s noted artisans is closing Sunday in Naha City’s Tsuboya district.
Katsushi Shimabukuro’s exhibition runs daily through Sunday, 9:30 a.m. ~ 1 p.m., and again 3 p.m. ~ 7 p.m. On Sunday, the exhibition closes one hour earlier. Admission is free to the exhibition at Garb Domingo in the Tsuboya ceramics district.
Exhibition sale of his new works centers on the vessels which show a flower and food beautifully. Visitors can buy not only Okinawan traditional china but also a tropical china style better suited to summer.
Shimabukuro is young for an established artisan. Born in 1975, he graduated from Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts Graduate School in 2001. He established his own studio on Miyagi Island in Okinawa in 2009. He holds awards as winner of the Modern Okinawa Ceramic Art Exhibition, the World Craft Competition in Kanazawa, and as winner of the Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition.