KENTARO KAWABATA

Solo Exhibition “ishoken gallery vol.10 Kentaro Kawabata”

Kentaro Kawabata / Solo Exhibition “ishoken gallery vol.10 Kentaro Kawabata”
ishoken gallery, Gifu, Japan
September 12 – October 18, 2020
https://www.city.tajimi.lg.jp/ishoken/05_event/gallery.html

Artist Profile

Kentaro Kawabata

Kentaro Kawabata was born in 1976 in Saitama Prefecture. After graduating from the Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Center in 2000 he began winning awards for his work at a very early stage, including the Kamoda Shoji Award at the Mashiko Pottery Exhibition (2004) and the Paramita Museum Ceramic Award (2007). He has held a number of solo exhibitions at highly-reputed ceramic institutions, as his unique sensibility and skill in modelling has brought him widespread acclaim as a ceramic artist. He has participated in group exhibitions at prestigious venues including the National Museum of Modern Art’s Crafts Gallery (“The Power of Decoration: A Viewpoint on Contemporary Kôgei (Studio Crafts)”, 2009), the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum (“Phenomenon of Contemporary Ceramic”, 2014), and the Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu (2004, 2010).

1976 Born in Saitama, Japan
1998 Diploma, Tokyo Designer Institute, Ceramic Department, Tokyo
2000 B.F.A.,Tajimi city Pottery Design and Technical Center Gifu, Japan
Lives and works in Gifu, Japan