Mr. Shiro Tsujimura makes ceramics in the mountain, Nara Prefecture.Enthusiasts love simple yet deep charm of
natural glaze and the strong presence style in pottery.His artwork is also highly regarded internationally.
Please enjoy watching his unwavering creativities and fresh sensitivities.
A brief summary of his career
Born in Nara
Wishes to be a painter in oils. Intensely inspired by a classic Ido Tea Bowl and decides to take up pottery.
Settles in Mima, Nara Prefecture.
First exhibition at his home.
Starts his long career exhibiting in Japan (oil painting and pottery)
First exhibition in Tachikichi, the head store in Kyoto (since that, it lasts 8 times)
Starts exhibition in other countries as Germany, The United States of America, France, United Kingdom and so on.
Honored with a solo exhibition at the Kyoto Chado Shiryoukan.
Invited to exhibit at Artempo. Where Times Becomes Art, Palazzo Fortuny,Venice.
Continues his career all over the world not only pottery but also picture and calligraphy.
Major International Public Collections
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, California
Auckland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Brooklyn Museum, New York
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin
National Museum, Stockholm
Chado Research Center Gallery Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
ISE Cultural Foundation, Japan
Miho Museum, Shiga Prefecture