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Artists

Eiji Uematsu

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Biography

1949
Born in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
1972
Began creating reliefs to examine the qualities of clay soils.
1975
Moved to Shigaraki, Shiga Prefecture and began working at a ceramics manufacturing factory while continuing to produce his own works.
1982
Moved his residence and workplace to Marubashira, Iga-City, Mie Prefecture, and broadened the range of his work by making a kiln that uses firewood with kerosene, and using techniques like noyaki (open-firing).
1996
Invited to Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park to produce work.
Since the 1980s

He has been showing his works in many solo and group exhibitions.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016
Eiji Uematsu: The Sky that the Rabbits Saw, Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery @KCUA, Kyoto
2009
SOIL/FIRE - TO THE ROOT, Koumi-machi Kougen Museum of Art, Nagano
2007
Shape of Soil, The Museum of Arts & Crafts Itami, Hyogo
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